Belmonte, Vietnam President hold dialogue on APEC sidelines Created on November 23, 2015, 3:16 am Posted by nup

Vietnam President Truong Tan Sang  held a “brief but insightful” meeting recently with  Speaker Feliciano Belmonte, Jr.  and other senior leaders of the House of Representatives on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)  summit. 

Lawmaker pushes establishment of coastal greenbelts Created on November 23, 2015, 3:14 am Posted by nup

A partylist lawmaker has filed a measure seeking the establishment of coastal greenbelts to lessen the damage wrought by waves and storm surges on human lives and property. 

House OKs on 2nd reading proposed salary hikes for government workers Created on November 16, 2015, 3:21 am Posted by nup

The House of Representatives approved a proposed pay increase for government workers on second reading last week after President Benigno Aquino III submitted the measure for congressional action. 

Ways and Means Committee approves soft drinks tax Created on November 16, 2015, 3:20 am Posted by nup

Amid vigorous opposition from beverage producers, the Ways and Means Committee of the House of Representatives has approved a measure imposing a P10 excise tax on sugar-sweetened drinks. 

House, Senate may relax firearms law to help end "bullet-planting" scam Created on November 9, 2015, 3:13 am Posted by nup

The Senate and the House of Representatives are open to amending the  law regulating the possession of firearms and ammunition to help stop the bullet-planting extortion scheme in the country’s international airport. 




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