PB OKs P164M SB

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/13/2018

Members of the Provincial Board (PB) approved the ordinance for the P164 million supplemental budget of the general fund, during the regular session on Monday. Provincial Budget Officer Danilo Rodas explained that bulk of the total amount…

Duterte OKs bill creating Muslim autonomous region

AP 07/27/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed legislation creating a new Muslim autonomous region aimed at settling nearly half a century of Muslim unrest in the south, where troops crushed an attempt last year by Islamic State group-linked militants…

DFA OKs ePayment for passport processing

Inquirer.net 06/14/2018

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) officially launched on Thursday its ePayment portal for passport processing fee. Passport applicants are now required to prepay their processing fees through the DFA’s authorized payment centers. An additional P50 convenience…

Council OKs P469M SB

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/05/2018

CEBU City’s senior citizens can now heave a sigh of relief. This after the Cebu City Council approved yesterday the P469-million additional budget the bulk of which will cover the allowances of the city’s elderly. It was…

PSE oks Del Monte PH’s P17.55B IPO

Inquirer.net 05/31/2018

The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) has approved a P17.55 billion initial public offering by food producer Del Monte Philippines Inc. (DMPI), the local unit of Campos family-led multinational conglomerate Del Monte Pacific Ltd., by June. About 587.43…

House panel OKs bill making Baybayin the national writing system

Inquirer.net 04/24/2018

Baybayin, an ancient script of the Philippines used before the Spanish colonial period, is now on its way to becoming the official national writing system of the Philippines with the approval of the proposed National Writing System…

Senate OKs national ID system on final reading

Inquirer.net 03/19/2018

A BILL that would establish the first national ID system in the country has been approved by the Senate on third and final reading. Voting 17-2, senators voted on Monday to approve Senate Bill No. 1738 known…

House OKs life term for bank hacking, ATM skimming

Inquirer.net 02/07/2018

The House of Representatives has passed a measure meting out the penalty of life imprisonment for the hacking of a bank’s systems, which would be considered a form of economic sabotage. House Bill No. 6710, which was…

House OKs LGBT bill on final reading

Inquirer.net 09/20/2017

The bill seeking to penalize those who will be found practicing discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity was passed on third and final reading during a session at the House of Representatives on Wednesday. Discriminating…

Senate oks bill removing expiry dates on gift checks

Inquirer.net 08/14/2017

The Senate on Monday passed on third and final reading a bill seeking to prohibit merchants from imposing expiration dates on gift checks, gift certificates or gift cards. All 22 senators present in the session voted in…

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