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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.
Another La Union town seeks MECQ shift
by Edu Punay - April 9, 2021 - 12:00am
Another town in La Union has sought to revert to modified enhanced community quarantine or MECQ to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Ex-speaker Alvarez gets COVID-19
by Edu Punay - April 9, 2021 - 12:00am
Former speaker and Davao del Norte first district Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez has contracted COVID-19.
Poor contact tracing in March – Magalong
by Edu Punay - April 1, 2021 - 12:00am
There was no effective contact tracing done in March when the nation saw an unprecedented surge in coronavirus infections, a key government official told a House panel hearing last Tuesday.
HRET affirms Leyte lawmaker’s poll win
by Edu Punay - March 27, 2021 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal has upheld the victory of Leyte second district Rep. Lolita Javier in the 2016 elections.
House OKs bill renaming Cebu airport terminals
by Edu Punay - March 26, 2021 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives approved on third and final reading yesterday a bill seeking to rename the two terminals at the Mactan Cebu International Airport in honor of Filipino hero Lapu-Lapu.
House pushing for another COVID-19 stimulus package
by Edu Punay - March 26, 2021 - 12:00am
The House leadership yesterday pushed its proposed Bayanihan 3 law to provide another round of economic stimulus package as the government enforces stricter restrictions amid a new surge in COVID-19 cases.
House approves measure addressing ‘housing crisis’
by Edu Punay - March 21, 2021 - 12:00am
A bill to help address the crisis in the housing sector has been approved by the House of Representatives.
House bill seeks phaseout of old LPG cylinders
by Edu Punay - March 14, 2021 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives is considering a measure that seeks to phase out old liquefied petroleum gas cylinders.
Lawmaker seeks another round of cash aid
by Edu Punay - March 14, 2021 - 12:00am
A former House leader yesterday pushed for a third round of cash aid to poor families amid the continuing economic impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the economy.
Best vaccine for seniors? DOH asked to clarify
by Edu Punay - March 12, 2021 - 12:00am
What is the best COVID-19 vaccine for senior citizens?
House OKs bill increasing penalties for drunk driving
by Edu Punay - March 11, 2021 - 12:00am
People driving under the influence of alcohol or dangerous drugs will soon face stiffer penalties under amendments to the law approved by the House of Representatives on Tuesday.
‘Only 13 Senate votes needed in joint Cha-cha voting’
by Edu Punay - March 6, 2021 - 12:00am
There could be an easier path to carry out the proposed amendments to the 1987 Constitution and do away with the improbable support of at least 18 senators, a legal luminary said recently.
Presumption of guilt? Proponents defend drug bill
by Edu Punay - March 5, 2021 - 12:00am
Proponents defended the measure recently passed by the House of Representatives that aims to give more teeth to the country’s anti-drug law, but which critics decry as unconstitutional.
House OKs billboard display ban during typhoons
by Edu Punay - March 4, 2021 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives approved on third and final reading on Tuesday night a bill seeking to ban the display of commercial billboards during typhoons.
Bill seeking prosecution of ‘drug protectors’ OK’d
by Edu Punay - March 4, 2021 - 12:00am
Lawmakers have passed a measure giving more teeth to the country’s anti-drug law to strengthen the campaign against illegal drugs.
House leadership pursues Cha-cha
by Edu Punay - March 3, 2021 - 12:00am
Speaker Lord Allan Velasco has vowed to pursue the proposed amendments to the restrictive economic provisions in the 1987 Constitution, dismissing claims by critics that the move is already dead in the water without...
House eyes passage of econ Cha-cha next month
by Edu Punay - February 27, 2021 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives aims to pass the measure seeking to amend restrictive economic provisions in the 1987 Constitution by March 24, a leader of the chamber said yesterday.
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