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‘BIR regulation raising private school taxes illegal’
by Delon Porcalla - June 10, 2021 - 12:00am
The government’s new revenue regulation which increases the tax on private schools under the Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (CREATE) Law is illegal, a House leader said yesterday.
House to Senate: Review economic Cha-cha
by Delon Porcalla - June 3, 2021 - 12:00am
Senators should take a look at the Charter change proposals initiated and approved by the House of Representatives, particularly Resolution of Both Houses 2, so the country can catch up with thriving ASEAN neighbors,...
House approves RBH 2
by Delon Porcalla - June 2, 2021 - 12:00am
Voting 251-21 with two abstentions, lawmakers from the House of Representatives voted last night to approve on third and final reading the Resolution of Both Houses 2 aimed at amending the restrictive economic provisions...
House: Senate can still act on economic Cha-cha
by Delon Porcalla - June 1, 2021 - 12:00am
Contrary to senators’ claims, the Senate still has time to scrutinize the proposed amendments to economic provisions of the Constitution, especially when Congress resumes session on July 26.
P5 billion proposed for 12 naval outposts in West Philippine Sea
by Delon Porcalla - May 31, 2021 - 12:00am
A bill has been filed at the House of Representatives allocating an initial P5 billion for purposes of defending the country’s territorial waters, through the installation of 12 naval outposts meant to protect...
With Senate not interested, economic Cha-cha doomed
by Delon Porcalla - May 31, 2021 - 12:00am
Efforts of the House of Representatives to amend prohibitive economic provisions of the 1987 Constitution may have reached an end with the Senate’s refusal to act on it, an administration lawmaker said ye...
House Oks economic Cha-cha
by Delon Porcalla - May 27, 2021 - 12:00am
Administration lawmakers in the House of Representatives last night approved on second reading a measure that will finally introduce amendments to the prohibitive economic provisions in the 1987 Constitution.
Nievarez’ Olympic stint draws support
by Delon Porcalla - May 25, 2021 - 12:00am
A senior administration congresswoman yesterday vowed to extend all the help her provincemate Cris Nievarez who will represent the Philippine rowing team in the upcoming Olympics needs as he competes in Tokyo in...
1,600 House employees inoculated
by Delon Porcalla - May 24, 2021 - 12:00am
At least 1,600 employees of the House of Representatives have been vaccinated against COVID-19 since its inoculation program started on May 11, a senior administration lawmaker said yesterday.
Senate urged to act on measures expanding Eastern Visayas hospitals
by Delon Porcalla - May 24, 2021 - 12:00am
The Senate has been urged to act on two House measures seeking to expand hospitals in Eastern Visayas and assist other medical centers overwhelmed by the pandemic.
Assign COVID-19 marshals in public transport – lawmaker
by Delon Porcalla - May 24, 2021 - 12:00am
To ensure strict compliance with health protocols in public transportation, a House leader wants marshals to be deployed in buses, trains and jeepneys which tend to load passengers beyond the limit during rush ...
Lawmaker backs 4-day session weekly for passage of Bayanihan 3
by Delon Porcalla - May 20, 2021 - 12:00am
If the Senate can hold four sessions a week to ensure passage of priority bills before Congress goes into break on June 4, so can the House of Representatives, a senior administration lawmaker said yesterday.
Misamis lawmaker gets COVID-19
by Delon Porcalla - May 19, 2021 - 12:00am
Misamis Oriental congressman and Deputy Speaker Henry Oaminal confirmed yesterday that he tested positive for COVID-19.
Indonesian accident no reason to scrap Philippine’s submarine acquisition
by Delon Porcalla - May 17, 2021 - 12:00am
The recent tragic loss of an Indonesian submarine, killing all 53 of its crew, should not erode the Philippines’ plan to acquire three submarines, a Mindanao lawmaker said yesterday.
House priorities: Bayanihan 3, Leonen impeachment
by Delon Porcalla - May 17, 2021 - 12:00am
The impeachment complaint against Supreme Court Justice Marvic Leonen and the proposed P405.6-billion economic stimulus package Bayanihan 3 will be among the priority measures of the House of Representatives when...
Probe sought vs ‘anomalies’ in Misamis road projects
by Delon Porcalla - May 17, 2021 - 12:00am
The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Misamis Occidental has asked the Department of Public Works and Highways central office in Manila to investigate the alleged unfair bidding practices at the DPWH provincial offic...
Lawmaker urges government to invest in R&D
by Delon Porcalla - May 10, 2021 - 12:00am
The government needs to allocate a substantial portion of its national budget for research and development as it tries to fight off the global pandemic, where science is utilized for purposes of ending the health...
Palace: No privacy issues in body cams for cops
by Delon Porcalla - May 5, 2021 - 12:00am
The Philippine National Police use of body cameras in its operations is not expected to cause privacy issues, Malacañang said yesterday.
House panels OK Bayanihan 3 providing P405.6 billion stimulus package
by Delon Porcalla - May 4, 2021 - 12:00am
Three committees of the House of Representatives have approved the proposed P405.6-billion Bayanihan 3 stimulus package that will provide cash aid to all 110 million Filipinos during this pandemic, the first tranche...
House bill makes government pork industry middleman
by Delon Porcalla - May 3, 2021 - 12:00am
The government must buy at high cost and sell at low prices in order to protect the local hog industry from possible collapse while keeping pork products affordable to consumers, an economist-lawmaker said.
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