Congress set to OK P3-trillion budget for 2016 this week Created on December 14, 2015, 3:53 am Posted by nup

The Senate and the House of Representatives both agreed to finally approve the proposed national spending program for  2016 amounting to P3.002 trillion before their annual Christmas break this week.

House panel endorses CPR bill for plenary approval Created on December 9, 2015, 2:09 am Posted by nup

A measure making it mandatory for schools nationwide to conduct cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training has been endorsed by the basic education committee of the House of Representatives for plenary approval.


Partylist solon hails signing into law of Seafarers’ Protection Act Created on December 9, 2015, 2:08 am Posted by nup

A partylist lawmaker representing the seafarers’ sector in the Congress has hailed as a “legislative milestone” the signing into law of a measure which aims to protect Filipino mariners from exorbitant legal fees when collecting monetary benefits from their employers.  

Partylist solon wants slow Internet connection probed Created on December 2, 2015, 1:12 am Posted by nup

A partylist representative is seeking an investigation into the implementation of the fair use policy of Internet service providers in the country to find out why the speed of broadband connections here remain one of the slowest in Asia.

Belmonte gives up on income tax cut proposal Created on December 2, 2015, 1:11 am Posted by nup

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. has given up on a proposed law seeking to adjust income tax rates to inflation, saying there was no time to pass the measure during the 16th Congress.




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