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Lawmakers call for moratorium on tuition hikes
by Edu Punay - May 12, 2021 - 12:00am
Congressmen yesterday called for a moratorium on tuition and other fee increases for school year 2021-2022 amid the pandemic.
House leaders to DOH: Step up fight vs COVID-19
by Edu Punay - May 10, 2021 - 12:00am
House leaders have called on the Department of Health to step up in the fight against COVID-19.
New Rizal representatives to be elected in 2022
by Edu Punay - May 9, 2021 - 12:00am
Qualified voters in the newly created legislative districts in Rizal will elect their representative in the regular polls next year, the Commission on Elections said yesterday.
Quezon lawmaker gets COVID-19
by Edu Punay - May 9, 2021 - 12:00am
Another lawmaker has contracted COVID-19.
Mandatory prepaid SIM registration sought
by Edu Punay - May 9, 2021 - 12:00am
A bill seeking the registration of all prepaid SIM cards is being pushed in the House of Representatives amid rising cases of online scams.
Bayanihan 3 bill includes P54 billion for retired soldiers
by Edu Punay - May 8, 2021 - 12:00am
The proposed Bayanihan 3 law in the House of Representatives, meant to provide cash aid or ayuda for all Filipinos, will include a P54.6-billion fund for retired soldiers, a proponent revealed yesterday.
Government urged: Buy high from pork producers
by Edu Punay - May 7, 2021 - 12:00am
An economist-lawmaker yesterday pushed for urgent measures to lower the country’s 4.5-percent inflation rate amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lawmakers push for ABS-CBN’s return on air
by Edu Punay - May 7, 2021 - 12:00am
Proponents of ABS-CBN’s franchise renewal in Congress yesterday vowed continued support for the return of the network giant on air.
‘All Pinoys to get P2,000 ayuda under Bayanihan 3’
by Edu Punay - May 6, 2021 - 12:00am
All 110 million Filipinos will receive “ayuda” or cash aid of P2,000 each under the Bayanihan to Arise as One Act or Bayanihan 3 law being deliberated in Congress.
House leaders to DOH: Step up fight vs COVID-19
by Edu Punay - May 2, 2021 - 12:00am
House leaders have called on the Department of Health to step up in the fight against COVID-19.
House to start vaccination on May 10
by Edu Punay - April 29, 2021 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives will start its COVID-19 vaccine rollout for employees next month as the government has yet to complete the inoculation of priority sectors.
Lawmakers push for motorcycle taxi law
by Edu Punay - April 24, 2021 - 12:00am
Congressmen are calling for the immediate passage of the measure that will legitimize and regulate motorcycle ride-hailing services in the country.
13 million vaccine doses to arrive before midyear
by Edu Punay - April 22, 2021 - 12:00am
The pace of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in the country will pick up in the next two months as about 12 to 13 million doses of vaccines would arrive before the middle of the year, vaccine czar and Secretary Carlito...
‘Aid beneficiaries included dead persons, minors, OFWs’
by Edu Punay - April 17, 2021 - 12:00am
An administration congressman yesterday criticized the implementation of the latest cash aid or ayuda for low-income families in Metro Manila and surrounding provinces that were affected by the recent lockdown.
Duque at house hearing: ‘Hospital capacity still critical; vaccine efficacy uncertain
by Edu Punay - April 17, 2021 - 12:00am
The bed capacity in hospitals in the National Capital Region remains at a critical level as the surge in COVID-19 cases continues, the Department of Health (DOH) reported to Congress yesterday.
House stops release of COVID-19 tally
by Edu Punay - April 16, 2021 - 12:00am
After logging 43 active COVID-19 cases before going into recess on March 26, the House of Representative has not released any data on the number of infections among its members and personnel.
More clinical trials sought for VCO as COVID-19 cure
by Edu Punay - April 16, 2021 - 12:00am
The Department of Science and Technology prefers to wait for the results of its funded clinical trials on virgin coconut oil before promoting it as a cure against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus.
Government questioned over failure to procure PPEs for frontliners
by Edu Punay - April 15, 2021 - 12:00am
A House leader yesterday questioned the government’s failure to purchase high-grade personal protective equipment for frontline health workers despite the P2-billion allocation under the Bayanihan laws last...
House seen to approve Bayanihan 3 next week
by Edu Punay - April 15, 2021 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives will start deliberating next week the proposed Bayanihan 3 law that would provide another round of economic stimulus to businesses and cash assistance or ayuda to workers and low-income...
Experts question compassionate use approval for Ivermectin
by Edu Punay - April 10, 2021 - 12:00am
Former health secretary Janette Garin slammed the Food and Drug Administration for allowing the use of animal anti-parasitic drug Ivermectin for COVID-19 patients in a hospital.
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