Alvarez urges strict regulation of fuel depots, storage houses for flammable materials Created on October 22, 2013, 9:43 am Posted by nup

Rep. Franz Joseph Alvarez (1st district, Palawan) has proposed a law that would regulate the establishment, maintenance and construction of fuel depots and storage houses for flammable and hazardous materials to help ensure public safety and protect Filipinos from potential terrorist attacks. 

SC decision moot once congress approves PDAF-less budget Created on October 22, 2013, 9:41 am Posted by nup

National Unity Party vice president Elpidio Barzaga Jr. said the Supreme Court ruling on the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF), unless issued soon, would be rendered moot once Congress approves a budget law that excludes this funding program. 

House pledges aid to earthquake victims Created on October 16, 2013, 5:23 pm Posted by nup

Led by Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr., the House of Representatives vowed Wednesday (October 16, 2013) to provide whatever timely assistance is necessary to help  victims of the 7.2 magnitude earthquake in the provinces of Cebu and Bohol pull through the crisis. 

Uy seeks declaration of Misamis Oriental as tourism zone Created on October 14, 2013, 9:47 am Posted by nup

Misamis Oriental Representative Juliette Uy has filed a bill seeking to declare her home province as a tourism zone,  given its various potentials to attract foreign and local visitors to its fine white sand beaches, nature parks and various cultural and historical sites. 

NUP solons back resolution urging Aquino to build high-speed railway to Clark Created on October 14, 2013, 9:21 am Posted by nup

Lawmakers from the National Unity Party (NUP) have joined the call urging President Benigno Aquino III to put on the fast track the construction of a high-speed railway system that will connect Metro Manila to Clark  and pave the way for the airport’s  development  as the country’s new international gateway. 




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