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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

Kurtag’s first-ever opera makes long-awaited world debut

MILAN (AP) --- Hungarian composer Gyorgy Kurtag's long-awaited, first-ever opera was hailed as "astonishing" and "a masterpiece" as it made its debut Thursday at the famed La Scala opera house, winning eight minutes of applause. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban was in the royal box for premiere of "Fin de Partie", which is based on the play by Samuel Beckett. "This is the first time that a Hungarian opera is being premiered at the Scala," Orban said in a message on Facebook. "This is where we need to be. This is the most important event for Hungarians today." "Astonishing," Orban commented to reporters as he left the theater. Considered by many to be the greatest liv...Keep on reading: Kurtag’s first-ever opera makes long-awaited world debut.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 16th, 2018

Passage of bill lowering gov’t retirement age to 56 lauded

ACT Teachers Reps. Antonio Tinio and France Castro on Thursday lauded the panel-level approval of the bill proposing the lowering of the optional retirement age of government employees from 60 years old to 56.   The House committee on government enterprises and privatization approved on Wednesday the still-unnumbered bill, principally-authored by Tinio and Castro, which seeks to amend Republic Act 8291 or the GSIS Act of 1997.   "These civil servants dedicate twenty, thirty years of their lives in the service of the nation. It is high time that the government heed their clamor for the option to retire at an earlier age in order for them to enjoy their retirement...Keep on reading: Passage of bill lowering gov’t retirement age to 56 lauded.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 15th, 2018

Tax amnesty bill bags 2nd reading House approval

THE HOUSE of Representatives on Wednesday approved on second reading a proposed general tax amnesty covering liabilities until 2017, a day after the Senate did the same......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

Villanueva hails Senate for approval of rice tarrification bill

Senator Joel Villanueva on Wednesday hailed the Senate's approval of the rice tarrification bill, saying it would address the hike on price of rice. "As one of the authors of the bill, it has been our consistent call to liberalize the entry of cheaper rice in the country to ease the burden of our kababayans suffering from the rising price of rice," Villanueva said in a statement. Voting 14-0, the Senate approved Senate Bill No. 1998 or An Act Replacing The Quantitative Import Restrictions On Rice With Tariffs, Lifting The Quantitative Export Restrictions On Rice, And Creating The Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund. READ: Senate approves rice tariffication bill on final readin...Keep on reading: Villanueva hails Senate for approval of rice tarrification bill.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

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Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

House moves to relax foreign business hurdles

A BILL seeking to amend Republic Act No. 7042, or the Foreign Investments Act of 1991 in order to further open up the Philippine economy to foreign participation secured committee-level approval in the House of Representatives on Tuesday. House Bill No. 4067, authored by Deputy Speaker Arthur C. Yap of the 3rd district of Bohol,… link: House moves to relax foreign business hurdles.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

House panels clear Resorts World of liabilities despite 38 dead

MANILA, Philippines – Three committees of the House of Representatives are not recommending charges to be filed against Resorts World Manila following the attack of a lone gunman, who set the casino on fire, killing 38 people. The House panels on public order and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

House moves to relax foreign business hurdles

A BILL seeking to amend Republic Act No. 7042, or the Foreign Investments Act of 1991 in order to further open up the Philippine economy to foreign participation secured committee-level approval in the House of Representatives on Tuesday. The post House moves to relax foreign business hurdles appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Cat-calling bill up for House plenary approval

THE SENATE on Monday approved on third and final reading the bill penalizing cat-calling and other forms of street-based sexual harassment. The post Cat-calling bill up for House plenary approval appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

House panels clear Resorts World Manila of liabilities despite 38 dead

MANILA, Philippines – Three committees of the House of Representatives are not recommending charges to be filed against Resorts World Manila following the attack of a lone gunman, who set the casino on fire, killing 38 people. The House panels on public order and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Budget approval before House break doubted

Budget approval before House break doubted.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

House orders detention of BoC officer

Two committees of the House of Representatives yesterday ordered the detention of Bureau of Customs intelligence officer Jimmy Guban after citing him in contempt fordisrespecting the panels. However, the House would only take custody of Guban once the Senate releases him from custody as the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee had earlier ordered his detention also […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 27th, 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