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House panels’ approval of BBL hailed

MALACAÑANG yesterday welcomed the passage of the administration’s version of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) by the three joint committees of the House of Representatives. The proposed BBL aims to end decades of conflict in Mindanao by creating a political entity that would enjoy greater autonomy than the current….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalMay 16th, 2018

House panels’ approval of BBL hailed

MALACAÑANG yesterday welcomed the passage of the administration’s version of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) by the three joint committees of the House of Representatives. The proposed BBL aims to end decades of conflict in Mindanao by creating a political entity that would enjoy greater autonomy than the current….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Senate leaders ask Duterte to intervene as House voids Road Board abolition

MANILA, Philippines – Senate leaders have asked President Rodrigo Duterte to step in after the House of Representatives voided its earlier approval of a bill to abolish the graft-ridden Road Board even when the measure was already up for the Chief Executive's signature. Senate President Vicente Sotto III and Senate ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Drilon to oppose proposed 2019 budget if P55-B ‘insertions’ remain

      Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilonwould not only oppose thepassage of the 2019 national budget, but if needed,he would also "filibuster"if the reported P55 billion "pork" insertions would no be deleted. This warning came after the proposed budgetdeliberation was reportedlystalled in the House of Representativesallegedlyover the P55-billioninsertions included onit. READ: House leaders bicker over 'pork' "I will oppose the passage of the budget and filibuster, if needed, if these pork barrel allocations/insertions remain," Drilon said in a text message whenasked if the reported infighting in the House could delay the approval of next year's bu...Keep on reading: Drilon to oppose proposed 2019 budget if P55-B ‘insertions’ remain.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

Not all tax reforms approved by yearend

REMAINING TAX REFORMS targeted by the Executive will bag final approval in the House of Representatives this 17th Congress, a leader of the chamber assured on Monday, but not all will hurdle both legislative chambers by yearend as President Rodrigo R. Duterte (PRRD) requested in his third State of the Nation Address (SoNA) last July. The post Not all tax reforms approved by yearend appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

House move to urge PRRD to resume talks with Reds hailed

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 Sep) – House Resolution 1803 adopted by the House Special Committee on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity on September 12 calling on President Rodrigo R. Duterte to resume the stalled peace talks between government (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) is a positive move. NDFP negotiating panel […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

House rescinds abolition of Road Board

The House of Representatives has rescinded approval of House Bill 7436 or the abolition of the Road Board. Source link link: House rescinds abolition of Road Board.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

House gives final approval to TRAIN 2 bill

Voting 187-14 with three abstentions, the House of Representatives approved on third and final reading yesterday the second phase of the controversial Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law despite skyrocketing prices of practically all commodities......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

House gives final approval to TRAIN 2 bill - Philippine Star

House gives final approval to TRAIN 2 bill - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsSep 10th, 2018

Tax amnesty bill up for plenary approval

The House committee on ways and means on Tuesday passed and submitted for plenary approval the substitute bill paving the way for the much-anticipated general tax amnesty being planned for next yea.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

House approves Trabaho bill on 2nd reading

MANILA, Philippines – Lawmakers approved on 2nd reading the second batch of tax reforms being proposed by the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, the Tax Reform for Attracting Better and Higher Quality Opportunities (Trabaho) bill. The House of Representatives gave its approval to House Bill (HB) No. 8083 on Tuesday, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

Expecting mothers might be given 100 days maternity leave soon

If you're a mom-to-be or thinking about having kids in the future, your maternity leave is very important. This gives you time before and after you give birth to get back on your feet and to spend time with your new baby. Currently, mothers are given 60 days paid maternity leave for normal childbirth and 78 days for cesarean. However, yesterday, The House of Representatives approved a new bill. According to Inquirer.net, the bill "seeks to increase to 100 days the paid maternity leave for female workers in the government and private sectors, with an option to extend an additional 30 days without pay." The next step for this bill is to get a final approval from the lower cha...Keep on reading: Expecting mothers might be given 100 days maternity leave soon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 29th, 2018

Farmers assured of P20B subsidy from rice tariffs

RICE farmers will be getting P20 billion worth of subsidy from the proposed Rice Tariffication law. This is according to ANAC-IP party-list Rep. Jose Panganiban Jr., chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture and Food, as he pushed for the final approval of the measure. In the House of Representatives,….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 28th, 2018

Nograles hailed as ‘adopted waray’

HOUSE Appropriations Committee Chair Rep. Karlo “Ang Probinsyano” Nograles is not just the son of Davao but is now also a son of the Warays. This after Leyte 3 Electric Cooperative (LEYECO 3) Board President Cornelio Brazil got the blessing of close to 10,000 LEYECO 3 member-consumer-owners, who gave Nograles….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 28th, 2018

Vargas lauds Duterte efforts to end poverty

A HOUSE leader yesterday lauded the Duterte administration for its continuing quest for poverty reduction with the anticipated approval of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) Act. To be approved soon on third and final reading, House Bill (HB) No. 7773 filed by Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas seeks to….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 28th, 2018

House to fast track approval of 100-day paid maternity leave for private and government female workers - Manila Bulletin

House to fast track approval of 100-day paid maternity leave for private and government female workers - Manila Bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsAug 28th, 2018

Trump wants to deny green cards to legal immigrants who used some welfare programs

LOS ANGELES -- The White House may go ahead with a rule change that would make it harder for legal immigrants to gain permanent residency if they have ever used certain popular welfare programs. The Trump administration for months has been reviewing the proposal that would curb permanent residency and reports indicate an official announcement of the policy may come soon. The move would be among the latest made by White House adviser Stephen Miller who has long been working to restrain legal immigration. And because the underlying law would remain the same, such a move would not require congressional approval. Currently, immigrants are allowed to have their residency status r...Keep on reading: Trump wants to deny green cards to legal immigrants who used some welfare programs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 24th, 2018

House bill filed on coconut farmers’ inclusion in PCA Governing Board

A BILL reconstituting the Governing Board of the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) to include more farmer groups has been filed at the House of Representatives (HoR), following the bicameral approval of the coco levy fund early this month. The post House bill filed on coconut farmers’ inclusion in PCA Governing Board appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

House bill to hike poll employees pay

The Commission on Elections Employees' Union (Comelec-EU) has hailed a bill filed at the House of Representatives seeking to upgrade the salary of all the employees of the poll body and the re.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

Farmers see Rice Tariffication Law to insure death of domestic rice industry

BAGUIO CITY — The Philippine Congress has signed the death certificate of the local rice industry and rice farmers with the approval of the Agricultural Tariffication Act or House Bill 7735 on third and final reading this afternoon, August 14, 2018. In a vote of 200 YES, 7 NO and 2 ABSTAIN, the Lower House has approved the tariffication of rice imports in lieu of quantitative restrictions on rice imports......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsAug 19th, 2018

Executive, House break budget deadlock

TALKS in Malacañan Palace last Tuesday between President Rodrigo R. Duterte and Speaker Gloria M. Arroyo broke the deadlock over the Executive’s proposed national budget for next year, with a leader in the House of Representatives saying the chamber will likely resume deliberations and should be able to meet the deadline for the spending plan’s approval. The post Executive, House break budget deadlock appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 15th, 2018