Bicam OKs 105-day maternity leave

Inquirer.net 10/01/2018

A Congressional bicameral conference panel approved on Monday the 105-day paid maternity leave for female workers in the government and private sectors regardless of the type of childbirth. According to the panel tasked to reconcile Senate Bill…

House OKs Department of Disaster Resilience bill on 2nd reading

Inquirer.net 09/18/2018

THE House of Representatives on Tuesday approved on second reading a bill creating the Department of Disaster Resilience (DDR) which President Rodrigo Duterte had pushed. The lower chamber approved House Bill No. 8165 via viva voce or…

House OKs Mobile Portability Act on final reading

Inquirer.net 09/10/2018

A BILL allowing phone users to retain their mobile number at no extra cost if they switch from one service provider to another is a step closer to becoming a law after the House of Representatives unanimously…

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…

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