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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

Senate okays bill on Bangsamoro Organic Law

After months of grueling deliberations, the Senate finally ratified on Monday the proposed Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) that would replace the one that created the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). The BOL's ratification came just hours before President Rodrigo Duterte's state of the nation address slated at 4 pm this Monday. Once ratified by the Senate and the House of Representatives, the measure will be transmitted to the President for signing. The BOL, formerly known as Bangsamoro Basic Law, would establish the new region called as Bangsamoro ARMM or BARMM. The new region will cover the existing areas in the ARMM: Basilan, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi, Lanao del Sur and...Keep on reading: Senate okays bill on Bangsamoro Organic Law.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

House Bill 6475. Basic Law for the Autonomous Region in the Bangsamoro

Source: congress.gov.ph Approved on 30 May 2018: 227 voted yes, 11 no, 2 abstained. Text of approved bill: History of the bill: House Bill/Resolution NO. HB06475 FULL TITLE : AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE BASIC LAW FOR THE BANGSAMORO AND ABOLISHING THE AUTONOMOUS REGION IN MUSLIM MINDANAO, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9054, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 4th, 2018

Unlike in House, joint Senate panel rejects PCGG abolition

MANILA, Philippines – Unlike the House of Representatives, the Senate is not keen on abolishing the agency tasked to recover the billions of pesos plundered during the Marcos dictatorship, and transferring its powers to the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG). In their joint report on the strengthening of the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

House okays bill regulating criminology profession

THE House of Representatives has unanimously approved on third and final reading a measure regulating the practice of criminology profession. A total 192 lawmakers voted to approve House Bill (HB) No. 7191 or the “Philippine Criminology Profession Act” authored by Reps. Gary Alejano of Magdalo party-list and Maximo Rodriguez, Jr.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 11th, 2018

House okays bill on tourism stamps

THE House of Representatives unanimously approved on third and final reading a bill seeking to require the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) to print postage stamps depicting the country’s tourist attractions and destinations. All 230 members present during the voting approved House Bill (HB) No. 7510 or the proposed “Philippine Tourism….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 10th, 2018

House okays bill on marine protection

THE House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a proposed law seeking to establish a National Mariculture Program to strengthen the Philippine fisheries and aquaculture sector and ensure our country’s food security. House Bill 7506 or “The National Mariculture Program Act” principally authored by Batangas Rep. Vilma….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 6th, 2018

House okays ‘work from home’

VOTING 239-0, the House of Representatives approved on third and final reading a consolidated bill allowing employers to offer flexible job arrangements such as home-based work schedules to their employees under a trailblazing telecommuting bill. Camarines Sur Rep. LRay Villafuerte and Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas, both principal authors of… Source link link: House okays ‘work from home’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMay 30th, 2018

House okays ‘work from home’

VOTING 239-0, the House of Representatives approved on third and final reading a consolidated bill allowing employers to offer flexible job arrangements such as home-based work schedules to their employees under a trailblazing telecommuting bill. Camarines Sur Rep. LRay Villafuerte and Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas, both principal authors of….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 29th, 2018

MORE FUN IN ILOILO: House panel okays bill on Bucari ecotourism zone

By: Bryan N. Casaig THE House Committee on Tourism chaired by Rep. Lucy Gomez approved a bill declaring Bucari in Leon, Iloilo an ecotourism zone. House Bill 5072 was authored by Rep. Arcadio Gorriceta of Iloilo’s 2nd district where the town of Leon belongs. Bucari attracts thousands of visitors due to its cool climate and pine […] The post MORE FUN IN ILOILO: House panel okays bill on Bucari ecotourism zone appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 28th, 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….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

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