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Congress Watch

Albay Rep. Salceda: Basic Income Approach To Cover Middle Class In Cash Aid Pushed

The chairman of the House ways and means committee proposed a universal basic income approach that would cover 90 percent of the country’s population. Albay...

Albay Rep. Salceda Proposed P20-B To Fund Programs For Returning 420K OFWs

The chairman of the House ways and means committee proposed an allocation of PHP20 billion to fund Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) programs...

Anakalusugan Rep. Defensor: 20% Gov’t Savings To Augment Covid Response Fund Pushed

A party-list lawmaker said President Rodrigo Duterte can impose mandatory savings of at least 20 percent by cutting travel, seminar, and other non-essential expenses...

Bulacan Rep. Villarica Tests Positive For Covid-19

Bulacan Rep. Henry Villarica tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), House Secretary General Jose Luis Montales confirmed on Thursday night. Villarica is the second...

House Appropriations Panel Chair Yap Tests Positive For Covid-19

House appropriations committee chair Eric Go Yap on Wednesday night confirmed that he tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). In a statement, Yap said...

House Speaker Cayetano: Special Powers Law VS. COVID-19 Constitutional

Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano assured the public that the passage of the law granting President Rodrigo Duterte special powers to address the coronavirus outbreak...

Speaker Cayetano Wants Politics Set Aside And Calls For Unity To “Defeat” COVID-19

House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano calls on the country's leaders to find a way to work together as a nation and set aside politics...

Cabinet Sec. Nograles: Quarantine Passes Should Be Free

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles warned local officials against issuing quarantine identification passes for a fee, stressing that they may face maximum penalty for these...

Albay Rep. Salceda: Luzon-Wide Quarantine To Prevent Possible Recession

The Luzon-wide quarantine could spare the Philippine economy from entering into a possible recession, Albay Rep. Joey Salceda said. In a Laging Handa public briefing,...

Valenzuela Rep. Gatchalian: Corporate Social Responsibility Sought Amid Covid-19 Crisis

A legislator from Metro Manila on Tuesday called on big businesses and companies to practice corporate social responsibility and help Filipinos affected by the...

Latest News

PCOO Undersec. Egco: Media Workers’ Protection Amid Covid-19 Threat Pushed Anew

The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) stressed the need to give media workers equal protection, security, and benefits, especially now that the country is...

Sen. Sotto: Nat’l ID System To Solve Cash Aid Distribution Issue

The best solution to reconcile the discrepancies of the lists of beneficiaries between the national and local government units (LGUs) is the immediate implementation...

Administrator Cacdac: OWWA To Help Send Back Stranded OFWs In NCR To Home Provinces

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) said it is coordinating with other government agencies to help some 4,000 to 5,000 stranded overseas Filipinos workers...

Pres. Duterte Still Not Inclined To Allow Manila Bay Reclamation

President Rodrigo Duterte is still against any proposal from private companies to conduct massive land reclamation activities in the Manila Bay, Malacañang said. Presidential Spokesperson...

Albay Rep. Salceda: Basic Income Approach To Cover Middle Class In Cash Aid Pushed

The chairman of the House ways and means committee proposed a universal basic income approach that would cover 90 percent of the country’s population. Albay...
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