Angara: 3 months not enough to stop legitimate POGO operations

MANILA, March 24 -- A fellow senator suggested on Friday to give legal Philippine Offshore Gaming Operations (POGOs) more time to stop operating in the country after Senator Sherwin Gatchalian called ... Read More

Institutionalizing DTI's SSF program seen to benefit MSMEs

MANILA, March 24 -- The Shared Service Facilities (SSFs) project of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is believed by Senator Sonny Angara to have provided significant contributions to the dev... Read More

Legarda: More support needed by oil spill-affected communities

MANILA, March 24 -- Senate Pro Tempore Loren Legarda asked on Friday for more assistance for the residents affected by the recent oil spill happened in Oriental Mindoro that has been impacting various... Read More

PBBM order creating water management office timely - Poe

MANILA, March 23 -- Senator Grace Poe on Thursday lauded the signing of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. of an executive order creating a Water Management Office (WMO) to deal with the country's wate... Read More

Dela Rosa ushers proposed ROTC Act to Senate plenary

MANILA, March 22 -- Senate Bill 2034 or the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) Act reached the Senate plenary on Wednesday sponsored by Senator Ronald dela Rosa as chairperson of the Senate Sub-c... Read More

Push to transfer provincial jails to BJMP control gains support

MANILA, March 22 -- Various support were expressed on Wednesday to Senate Bill Nos. 1451 and 2014, which seek to integrate all provincial and sub-provincial jails within the jurisdiction of the Bureau... Read More

Poe: Release of PSA's IRR to boost investments, create more jobs

MANILA, March 21 -- Senator Grace Poe on Tuesday said the release of the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) 11659 or the Public Service Act (PSA) is expected to shore up inv... Read More

Senators urge BI to fix offloading, passenger assessment policies

MANILA, March 21 -- Senator Ramon Revilla Jr. believes that the Bureau of Immigration's (BI) offloading policy is a brazen disregard of the constitutionally guaranteed right to travel, saying that it ... Read More

Solon, labor group back P150 across-the-board wage hike proposal

MANILA, March 20 -- Senator Ramon Revilla Jr. on Monday said the proposed nationwide PHP150 across-the-board wage increase will be approved soon as the country is reeling from high inflation rate. Re... Read More

Compel students to declare fraternity memberships - Zubiri

MANILA, March 20 -- Students should be required to divulge their affinities with fraternities to give the schools reason to penalize them in case of unlawful activities, like hazing. At the close of ... Read More