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DoF wants additional tax bills certified as urgent

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez, Senior Reporter THE Department of Finance (DoF) is eyeing to certify as urgent the second set of tax-related measures in order to realize the P130 billion additional revenues expected from the first package of reforms, despite a looming legal battle on the new tax regime. Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez […] The post DoF wants additional tax bills certified as urgent appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource: bworldonline bworldonlineJan 13th, 2018

Bangsamoro bill may not be certified urgent but Congress should reconcile versions –Palace 

THE Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) does not need to be certified as urgent but because the versions of the Senate and the House of Representatives are “very different,” there is a need to reconcile the two bills, Malacanang said on Tuesday. “The BBL may not be certified as urgent [anymore,] because first of all, the versions [...] The post Bangsamoro bill may not be certified urgent but Congress should reconcile versions –Palace  appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMay 29th, 2018

6 bills Duterte certified as urgent in SONA 2017

6 bills Duterte certified as urgent in SONA 2017.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 25th, 2017

Rice tariffication, 13 other bills certified as urgent

MANILA, Philippines -  A bill liberalizing rice trade in the country through tariffication has been certified urgent by the executive committee of the Legisl.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 16th, 2017

Duterte pushes anti-contractualization bill

President Rodrigo Duterte has certified urgent a Senate bill to ensure security of tenure for all workers and end contractualization, one of his election campaign promises. The President certified "the necessity of the immediate enactment" of Senate Bill No. 1826 in a Sept. 21 letter to Senate President Vicente Sotto III. In his letter, the President said the measure was necessary "to strengthen workers' security of tenure by prohibiting the prevalent practices of contractualization and labor-only contracting, which continue to immerse our workers in a quagmire of poverty and unemployment." Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said the certification was a fulfillment of the...Keep on reading: Duterte pushes anti-contractualization bill.....»»

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Duterte certifies ‘end to endo’ bill as urgent

President Duterte has certified as urgent a bill that seeks to prohibit contractualization and labor-only contracting, practices that he said are causing poverty and underemployment in the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News7 hr. 26 min. ago

Duterte certifies security of tenure bill as urgent measure

President Rodrigo Duterte has certified as an urgent legislative measure a bill that seeks to ensure job security......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated News15 hr. 26 min. ago

Palace certifies as urgent Senate’s anti-‘endo’ bill

MALACAÑANG has asked that Senate Bill 1826 or the Security of Tenure (SoT) Bill be certified as urgent, following President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s commitment to abolish “endo,” an employment practice that denies workers a path to permanent status. The post Palace certifies as urgent Senate’s anti-‘endo’ bill appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated News16 hr. 26 min. ago

End to endo bill certified as urgent

End to endo bill certified as urgent.....»»

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Duterte certifies Security of Tenure Bill as urgent

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte certified as urgent the Security of Tenure Bill in a bid to give more job security to Filipino workers by prohibiting the practice of contractualization and labor-only contracting, Malacanang said on Tuesday. In a press conference, Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. confirmed that Duterte wrote a letter to Senate President Vicente Sotto [...] The post Duterte certifies Security of Tenure Bill as urgent appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 25th, 2018

Workers hail bills for added leaves

By SHERWIN DE VERA www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — Militant labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) welcomed the House of Representatives’ (HoR) passing of two proposed laws over the week, giving additional number of paid leave for workers. Lawmakers approved House Bill (HB) No. 4113 on its second reading and HB ….....»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

DOF backs bills on property valuation reform

The Department of Finance has expressed support for pending legislative bills seeking to reform the country’s real property valuation system to attract more investments and generate additional revenues for local government units......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

Urgent tag sought for bills liberalizing construction industry

SENATOR Sherwin T. Gatchalian said he is seeking certification as urgent for three of his bills lifting restrictions that would allow foreign firms to more broadly participate in the construction industry. The post Urgent tag sought for bills liberalizing construction industry appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 19th, 2018

Leave farm lands alone, LGUs told

DEPARTMENT of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Manuel Piñol has said that local government units (LGUs) must refrain from converting prime agricultural lands to residential lots to maintain food production. Piñol said he is happy that President Rodrigo Duterte has certified as urgent the passage of the National Land Use Act by Congress. “As DA secretary, I… link: Leave farm lands alone, LGUs told.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

DOF confident of passageof rice tariffication bill

The Department of Finance (DOF) has expressed optimism that Congress would swiftly pass the proposed bill on rice tariffication after President Duterte certified the measure as urgent......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 29th, 2018

Duterte certifies rice tariffication bill as urgent

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/24 July) – President Rodrigo Duterte has certified as urgent the passage of the rice tariffication bill that seeks to remove quantitative restrictions on the importation of rice and to stabilize its price in the market. The bill seeks to amend Republic Act No. 8178, also known as the Agricultural Tariffication Act of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Ex-MMDA chief bats for Healthcare Bill passage

Presidential Adviser for Political Affairs Secretary Francis Tolentino yesterday expressed hope that the National Healthcare Bill will become a law by the end of the year after it was certified urgent by President Duterte. “Ngayong na-certify na ito as urgent, hindi po ako magtataka kung maging batas na ito ngayong….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018

EDITORIAL - Health coverage for all

Lawmakers can be expected to support the passage of a bill providing universal health coverage for Filipinos, which President Duterte has certified as urgent......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Duterte certifies Universal Healthcare Bill as urgent

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Monday certified the Universal Healthcare (UHC) Bill as urgent. Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr., in a tweet on Monday night, said Duterte certified the bill as urgent during a Cabinet meeting. Roque, as Kabayan party-list representative, was one of the primary authors of House Bill 5784 or the UHC bill, which [...] The post Duterte certifies Universal Healthcare Bill as urgent appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Duterte certifies Health care bill

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has certified as urgent the proposed measure that would provide universal healthcare coverage for all Filipinos. Duterte’s spokesperson, Harry Roque, said the President arrived at the decision during the Cabinet meeting in Malacañang. The Senate and House of Representatives can only vote on third and final reading….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Universal Health Care Bill certified as urgent

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has certified the Universal Healthcare Bill as an urgent measure, presidential spokesperson Harry L. Roque, Jr. said on Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018