NEWS PICK-UPS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2017

Passage of ease of doing business bill urgent: Solon 

 
04 December 2017
 
A solon urges the swift passage of a bill that institutionalizes measures easing doing business in the Philippines by including the bill in the proposed special session of CongressRead More

Use ‘net to post procurement notices – Palace

 
04 December 2017
 
The Palace on Monday reminded all government offices and agencies to post their procurement notices on the Internet, in compliance with the provisions of Republic Act (RA) No. 9184, or Government Procurement Reform Act.Read More

Lawmaker presses passage of ease of doing business bill 

 
04 December 2017
 
A member of the House Committee on Economic Affairs urged the leadership of the 17th Congress to pass the ease of doing business bill before the year ends… Read More

House panel endorses for plenary resolution urging Duterte to renew travel tax exemption policy 

 
04 December 2017
 
The House committee on tourism has endorsed for plenary adoption a resolution urging President Duterte to renew the travel tax exemption policy that covers all passengers departing from all international airports…Read More

Iligan rep says ML key to economic progress but Kabataan rep asks, ‘What about the rights of violations?’

 
13 December 2017
 
MANILA, Philippines — Iligan City Representative Frederick Siao, whose district has become the temporary home of displaced Marawi City residents, voted to extend martial law in Mindanao for one year, saying the recovery and rehabilitation of Marawi would not be possible if people’s safety is not assured… Read More

Basehan ng Martial Law extension sa Mindanao, kinuwestiyon ng ilang congressman 

 
13 December 2017
 
Tulad nang inaasahan kinuwestiyon ng ilang kongresista ang basehan ng hiling ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte na palawigin ng isa pang taon ang Martial Law sa buong Mindanao bago ito tuluyang pagtibayin ng mga mambabatas… Read More

More ‘human abuses’ feared after extension of martial law 

 
13 December 2017
 
OPPOSITION to the proposed extension of martial law in Mindanao continues to persist as both houses of Congress voted in favor of stretching it for another 12 months on Wednesday, Dec. 13… Read More

Congress extends ML to end of 2018  

 
14 December 2017
 
CAGAYAN de Oro’s two congressmen and another in Misamis Oriental joined the 226 Lower House members in voting for the extension of martial law in Mindanao until year-end 2018… Read More

Congress approves 2nd martial law extension 

 
14 December 2017
 
WITH 240 votes in the affirmative and 27 in the negative, the two chambers of Congress approved a second extension of martial law in Mindanao, this time for a full year.… Read More

Congress approves 1 more year of martial law in Mindanao

 
13 December 2017
 
With security officials’ position that rebellion has not been totally quelled in the southern region, the 17th Congress on Wednesday voted to extend martial law in Mindanao for the entirety of 2018... Read More

Solons, groups give mixed reactions on martial law extension  

 
14 December 2017
 
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 14) — The extension of martial law in Mindanao for another year drew mixed reactions from lawmakers who voted for and against the measure. Read More

LIST: How the House voted on martial law extension in Mindanao

 
13 December 2017
 

MANILA, Philippines – One more year.

Congress on Wednesday, December 13, voted in favor of extending the proclamation of martial law and the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao, as requested by President Rodrigo Duterte..Read More

For the second time, Sulu lawmaker pushes for nationwide martial law

 
13 December 2017
 
MANILA, Philippines – “If martial law is good for Mindanao, isn’t it martial law is also good for Luzon and Visayas?”... Read More

KINALAMPAG | Allowance at benepisyo ng mga guro, hiniling sa CHED na ibigay na

 
18 December 2017
 
Manila, Philippines – Kinalampag ni Iligan City Rep. Frederick Siao ang Commission on Higher Education (CHED) na ibigay na ang nararapat na allowance at benepisyo para sa mga guro na apektado ng K-12 transition... Read More

Iligan solon asks CHEd to probe delay in release of K-to-12 allowances

 
16 December 2017
 
Iligan City lone district Rep. Frederick Siao is urging the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) to investigate the alleged delay in the release of living allowances and monthly grants to some 24 beneficiaries... Read More

Duterte asked to veto tax reform bill

 
19 December 2017
 
THE leftist bloc of the House of Representatives is calling on President Rodrigo Duterte to veto the Tax Reform and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act... Read More

Budget ng DRMMC taasan – solon

 
23 December 2017
 

MANILA, Philippines — Sa gitna na rin ng mapaminsalang delubyo ng magkasunod na bagyong “Urduja” at “Vinta” sa Eastern Visayas at maging sa ilang bahagi ng Mindanao, hiniling kahapon ni Lone District Iligan City Rep. Frederick Siao…Read More

 

Iligan solon seeks quick passage of disaster-reduction laws

 
24 December 2017
 
CONGRESSMAN Frederick Sia has called for the fast passage of disaster-reduction measures pending before Congress in the face of two strong storms that battered southern Philippines last week... Read More

Solon pushes for disaster bills’ okay

 
23 December 2017
 
THE damage caused by typhoons Yolanda, Urduja and Vinta is a wake up call for the government to provide more funds for disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM), Iligan City Rep. Frederick Siao said as he urged President Rodrigo Duterte to certify as urgent pending DRRM related bills... Read More

CHED to release K-12 transition allowances of 2,152 faculty scholars on Dec. 29, solon says

 
23 December 2017
 

Iligan City Representative Frederick Siao announced on Monday that more than 2,100 faculty members will receive their K to 12 transition program allowances from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) by December 29Read More

 

Faculty scholars ng CHED makakatanggap na ng allowance

 
25 December 2017
 
Nahuli man sa Pasko, abot naman sa Bagong Taon ang naantalang allowances ng college faculty ng Commission on Higher Education (CHED) kaugnay ng K to 12 Transition program... Read More

K-12 teachers’ allowance released soon — solon

 
25 December 2017
 
THE Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) has vowed to release the full allowance of teachers under the K to 12 transition program before the end of the year... Read More

CHED to release K-12 transition allowances of 2,152 faculty scholars on Dec. 29, solon says

 
25 December 2017
 

Iligan City Representative Frederick Siao announced on Monday that more than 2,100 faculty members will receive their K to 12 transition program allowances from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) by December 29...Read More

 

CHED to release K-12 transition allowances of 2,152 faculty scholars on Dec. 29, solon says

 
23 December 2017
 

Iligan City Representative Frederick Siao announced on Monday that more than 2,100 faculty members will receive their K to 12 transition program allowances from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) by December 29Read More

 

DOT kailangan ng 200 pang tauhan

 
30 December 2017
 
Umapela ang isang kongresista sa Department of Tourism (DOT) na punuan ang kakulangan sa mga kinakailangang tauhan upang mas maging epektibo at masigla ang turismo sa bansa... Read More

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