House members come to aid of Zambo crisis victims Created on September 23, 2013, 10:11 am Posted by nup

Led by Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr., the House of Representatives adopted last week a resolution providing financial aid to victims of the Zamboanga City crisis in the form of donations from members of the chamber of at least P10,000 each.

House condemns violence in Zamboanga Created on September 16, 2013, 10:32 am Posted by nup

The House of Representatives has condemned the “needless violence” instigated by a rebel faction of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) in Zamboanga City.

House panel approves bill postponing SK polls to oct 2016 Created on September 16, 2013, 9:59 am Posted by nup

The committee on suffrage and electoral reforms of the House of Representatives has passed a bill seeking to postpone the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections originally set for next month to October 2016. 

Legislator wants to regulate sale of sweetened drinks Created on September 10, 2013, 9:50 am Posted by nup

Rep.Magtanggol Gunigundo (2nd district, Valenzuela City) wants the government to regulate the sale, marketing and promotion of sodas and sweetened drinks in containers over 16 ounces as part of its efforts to prevent obesity and diabetes among Filipinos.

House leader presses probe into DOJ move to release drug ring leader Created on September 9, 2013, 9:55 am Posted by nup

Cavite Rep. Elpidio Barzaga Jr. is pressing Congress to investigate the move by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to dismiss the charges filed against an alleged ring leader of the Binondo drug syndicate despite a strong case presented by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) against the suspect. 




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