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House okays bill abolishing PCGG

THE House of Representatives yesterday approved on third and final reading a measure seeking to abolish the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG). With a vote of 162-10 and no abstention, the House passed HB 7376 which intends to strengthen the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG). The PCGG was….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalMay 15th, 2018

Bill abolishing PCGG a ‘treacherous move’ by House, says Selda

      Victims of martial law atrocities have branded the passage of a bill that seeks to abolish the commission tasked to recover the ill-gotten wealth of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos as a "treacherous move" by the House of Representatives. TheSamahan ng Ex-Detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto (Selda) on Friday condemned the approval of House Bill 7376 whichseeks to abolish the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) and transfer its powers and functions to the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG). "Abolishing the PCGG is a treacherous move to block further recovery of the Marcos ill-gotten wealth, That's the Duterte government in cahoots ...Keep on reading: Bill abolishing PCGG a ‘treacherous move’ by House, says Selda.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Robredo assails move to abolish PCGG

Vice President Leni Robredo on Thursday expressed concern over the House of Representatives' passage of a bill abolishing the agency tasked to go after and recover the loot of the family and cronies of the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

House approves bill abolishing PCGG - ABS-CBN News

House approves bill abolishing PCGG - ABS-CBN News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

House OKs bill abolishing PCGG

House OKs bill abolishing PCGG.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

House passes bill abolishing PCGG, OGCC

The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved the bill which seeks to abolish the Presidential Commission on Good Government and the Office of the Government Corporate Counsel in a bid to further strengthen the powers of the Office of the Solicitor General......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

House okays 150 Judges-at-Large

THE House of Representatives unanimously approved on third and final reading a bill seeking to create 150 Judges-at-Large positions to address the shortage of magistrates in the country. House Bill (HB) No. 7309 will address the problem which has long been identified as one of the causes of congested or….....»»

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Robredo slams plan to abolish, transfer PCGG to Calida s office

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo and other officials of the Liberal Party (LP) slammed the move to abolish the agency tasked to recover the billions of pesos plundered during the Marcos dictatorship. Robredo described the House of Representatives' passage of the bill  as alarming. She said the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) was able ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

House okays SIM card registration

IN a bid to fight crime and other illegal activities the House of Representatives has approved the proposed SIM card registration. With a vote of 167-6, House Bill 7233 or the Sim Card Registration Act was approved on third and final reading. Under the bill, all SIM (Subscriber Identity Module)….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

House OKs bill abolishing agency hunting Marcos ill-gotten wealth

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The House of Representatives approved a bill that would abolish the agency tasked to recover the billions of pesos plundered during the Marcos dictatorship and transfer its powers to the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG). On Tuesday, May 15, the House voted 162-10-0 in approval of  ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

House panel okays bill on training firefighters as paramedics

FIREFIGHTERS will soon become paramedics too. A measure that requires all fresh recruits of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) to undergo training and obtain certification as emergency medical technicians (EMTs) has passed a committee approval. The House Committee on Public Order and Safety said the measure is one way….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 28th, 2018

House panel okays bill hiking war veterans’ pension

IN time for the commemoration yesterday of Araw ng Kagitingan, a House panel approved a measure that seeks to increase the monthly pension of Filipino veterans. The House committee on appropriations has approved the proposed additional P20,000 per monthly pension under House Bill 270 or the Old-Age Pension of Veterans….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 9th, 2018

House panel okays bill increasing campaign expenditure cap 

THE Suffrage and Electoral Reforms panel of the House of Representatives has significantly raised the cap on campaign expenditures both for candidates and political parties. This developed after the committee approved House Bill 7295, amending the election law to increase the expenses of presidential and vice presidential candidates to P50 and P40 per voter respectively [...] The post House panel okays bill increasing campaign expenditure cap  appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2018

House passes bill to abolish PCGG

The House of Representatives has passed a bill to abolish the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG), the agency tasked to recover the estimated $10 billion ill-gotten wealth of the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos and his family. The chamber, through viva voce voting, approved on second reading House Bill 7376 that seeks to abolish the [...] The post House passes bill to abolish PCGG appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 21st, 2018

House okays on 2nd reading bill postponing barangay polls

The House of Representatives has approved on second reading the bill postponing the barangay elections from May 14 to October 8 this year. A counterpart bill, however, has yet to be filed at the Senate. Several senators have said that there may not be enough time to tackle the measure since Congress will go on break starting March 23 and will return on May 14......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsMar 14th, 2018

House okays rural employment bill

IN a bid to provide even temporary employment to members of the poorest families in the country, the House of Representatives has approved House Bill 7266 or The Rural Employment Assistance Program Act on second reading. The bill ‘s main purpose is to provide temporary employment to every qualified head….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMar 10th, 2018

House okays PUP branch in Occ. Mindoro

The House of Representatives has passed on third and final reading a bill establishing a Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) branch in the town of Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2018

House approves bill abolishing Road Board

TWO House panels have approved a substitute bill that proposes the abolition of the Road Board. One of the authors of the bill, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, said it is about time to cut the corruption in the Road Board. The House Committee on Government Reorganization and Public Works and….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2018

House to deliberate bill abolishing ERC

MANILA, Philippines — Two committees of the House of Representatives have taken up a bill that seeks to abolish the Energy Regulatory Commission and replace.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2018

House okays PUP branch in Occ. Mindoro

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives has passed on third and final reading a bill establishing a Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2018

House okays bill on more affordable, accessible annulment

WITHOUT jeopardizing the indissolubility of marriage, the House of Representatives on Tuesday night approved on second reading a proposed law seeking civil recognition of church-decreed annulment of all religions to make it accessible and not expensive to many Filipinos. Right now, the State recognizes divorce under the Code of Muslim….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJan 24th, 2018