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House panel OKs tax-free hazard pay to judges, prosecutors
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 3, 2024 - 12:00am
A House panel has approved a substitute bill that seeks to grant tax-free hazard pay to prosecutors and judges of regional, metropolitan, and municipal trial courts.
‘Government not giving up West Philippine Sea claims’
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 2, 2024 - 10:30am
The Marcos administration is on the right track in its consistent lodging of official protests against China’s incursions and harassment in the West Philippine Sea, as the protests prove to the world the country’s...
4Ps cash aid through e-wallets eyed
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 2, 2024 - 12:00am
Beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program or 4Ps will soon receive their cash aid through e-wallets.
‘El Niño-hit provinces may increase to 80’
by Sheila Crisostomo - February 29, 2024 - 12:00am
Up to 80 provinces may be affected by El Niño as warmer temperatures are expected in April and May.
House to ask WHO about changes to IHR
by Sheila Crisostomo - February 28, 2024 - 12:00am
Two committees of the House of Representatives will ask the World Health Organizations to shed light on the 307 proposed amendments to the International Health Regulations which lawmakers fear could infringe on the...
PNP gets P10 million reward for busting Bicol crime ring
by Sheila Crisostomo - February 28, 2024 - 12:00am
A reward of P10 million was given to the Philippine National Police for breaking up a criminal ring based in Bicol with the killing of its leaders last month.
Probe on online sale of smuggled onions sought
by Sheila Crisostomo - February 27, 2024 - 12:00am
The rampant online selling of smuggled onions and other agricultural products must be investigated by the House of Representatives as it is detrimental to local farmers’ livelihood and consumers’ health,...
House panel to start deliberations on wage hike tomorrow
by Sheila Crisostomo - February 27, 2024 - 12:00am
The House committee on labor and employment will start tomorrow deliberations on various bills proposing wage adjustments amid the high inflation rate in the country.
House to address Dwarfism
by Sheila Crisostomo - February 24, 2024 - 12:00am
With all of the priority bills listed in the Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) over and done with, the House of Representatives has passed a bill declaring Oct. 25 every year as “National...
Congress to Quiboloy: Come out of hiding
by Sheila Crisostomo - February 24, 2024 - 12:00am
Lawmakers yesterday called on Kingdom of Jesus Christ leader Apollo Quiboloy to come out of hiding and attend the congressional probes on alleged sexual abuses in his group and franchise violations of his broadcast...
UST draws flak for censoring photo
by Sheila Crisostomo - February 21, 2024 - 12:00am
A lawmaker and various groups criticized the University of Santo Tomas, particularly UST’s Office of Student Affairs, for its move to censor the school’s online campus media organization over a photo...
Suspension of PhilHealth contributions sought for minimum wage earners
by Sheila Crisostomo - February 21, 2024 - 12:00am
An economist-lawmaker from the House of Representatives has proposed to suspend the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. premium contributions of all minimum wage earners to increase their take-home pay.
K-12 curriculum review every 3 years sought
by Sheila Crisostomo - February 20, 2024 - 12:00am
Las Piñas Rep. Camille Villar is pushing for legislation that will mandate the regular review of the K-12 Basic Education Curriculum to ensure the “employability and competitiveness” of its g...
House panel probes PUVMP agencies
by Sheila Crisostomo - February 17, 2024 - 12:00am
Claiming that the government’s public utility vehicle modernization program is going nowhere, House of Representatives transportation committee chair Rep. Romeo Acop has launched an investigation into the financial...
DSWD: Giving cash more practical than bags of rice
by Sheila Crisostomo - February 17, 2024 - 12:00am
The Department of Social Welfare and Development stands by its position that it is “more practical and efficient” to give the P600/month rice subsidy to beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino...
Landslide death toll climbs to 71
by Sheila Crisostomo - February 14, 2024 - 12:00am
More bodies have been found in the rubble of a rain-induced landslide in Maco, Davao de Oro, with the number of fatalities reaching 71 as of yesterday.
Waste workers’ health, welfare bill filed
by Sheila Crisostomo - February 13, 2024 - 12:00am
Garbage collectors stand to benefit from a measure that aims to provide medical and financial assistance to waste workers.
House panel Oks proposed POGO ban
by Sheila Crisostomo - February 13, 2024 - 12:00am
Efforts to ban Philippine offshore gaming operators in the country have gained ground at the House of Representatives after a committee yesterday approved two measures on this.
Duterte urged to stop secession talks
by Sheila Crisostomo - February 11, 2024 - 8:30am
A lawmaker from Mindanao yesterday called for a stop to talks about separating the region from the rest of the Philippines, saying that even President Marcos has already made clear his position on the matter.
House panel slams DOTr over lack of strategy for PUVMP
by Sheila Crisostomo - February 11, 2024 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives committee on transportation has assailed the Department of Transportation for its failure to resolve various issues surrounding the implementation of the government’s Public Utility...
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