Japan to hire more Filipinos — Speaker Romualdez

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 06/18/2024

MANILA, Philippines — House of Representatives Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez announced that following a meeting with Japanese officials in Tokyo on Tuesday, more Filipinos will be employed by the Japanese government in crucial sectors. Romuladez, in a…

Romualdez: Marcos to seek P6.2-T budget for 2025

Faith Argosino 06/17/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The administration of Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is expected to seek a spending bill amounting to P6.2 trillion for 2025, according to Speaker Martin Romualdez. The administration has not submitted its spending plan, but Romualdez…

Over one million Filipinos get P3-B aid on Saturday

05/19/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Speaker Ferdinand Martin G. Romualdez, alongside President Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos Jr., launched the Ayuda sa Kapos ang Kita Program (AKAP) on Saturday, an initiative that will distribute P3 billion in cash aid to more…

House execs to look into reason for high basic commodity prices

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 04/24/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives will look into the reason for the high cost of basic commodities, despite farmers, manufacturers, and grocery stores denying making any substantial price changes. This was revealed by Speaker Ferdinand…

House eyes bigger wage hike of up to P350 a day

Jeanette Andrade 02/27/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives is considering a daily minimum wage hike for all private sector workers higher than the P100 proposed by the Senate, including a bill seeking a P350 increase. In a statement…

Romualdez: Amending Charter a crucial step for PH economic development

Zacarian Sarao 01/16/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Speaker Martin Romualdez on Monday voiced his endorsement of the proposed amendments to the 1987 Constitution, tagging it as a crucial step in unlocking the country’s full potential in economic development. Romualdez made the…

Romualdez seeks probe into cases of denied discounts for seniors, PWDs

Zacarian Sarao 01/15/2024

MANILA, Philippines — House Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez on Monday called for a probe into reports of establishments denying discounts to senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs) under existing laws. Romualdez sought the motu proprio investigation amid several…

Romualdez appeals for extension of PUV modernization program

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 01/04/2024

MANILA, Philippines —House Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez has urged the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to extend the implementation of the public utility vehicle (PUV) modernization program until the government addresses the issues faced by jeepney drivers and…

P500-B ‘ayuda’ for 48-M poor families included in 2024 budget — Romualdez

Inquirer.net 12/19/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The proposed P5.768-trillion 2024 national budget includes almost P500 billion social amelioration program or “ayuda” for at least 12 million poor and low-income families or an estimated 48 million Filipinos, Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez…

Speaker Romualdez denies impeachment moves vs Sara Duterte at House

Nestor Corrales 11/19/2023

SAN FRANCISCO — Speaker Martin Romualdez has denied there are moves to impeach Vice President Sara Duterte following the controversy on her confidential and intelligence funds. “I’m not aware of anything. Nothing filed, no news of that,”…

Romualdez: Gov’t, oil firm execs to find solutions to rising petroleum products

Luisa Cabato 09/17/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Speaker Ferdinand Martin G. Romualdez vowed to propose solutions that will help solve the country’s problem with oil price hikes in a scheduled consultative meeting with big oil players on Monday. In a statement…

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