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Same-sex, opposite-sex civil partnership measure reintroduced in House of Representatives

The proposed Civil Partnership Bill, which seeks to allow both same-sex and opposite-sex couples to form civil partnerships to enjoy equal rights and protection,...

House OKs bill condoning unpaid loans of ARBs under CARP

With 245 affirmative votes and one abstention, the House of Representatives on Monday approved on final reading a bill seeking to emancipate agrarian reform...

House OKs bill mandating on-site relocation for informal settlers

With an overwhelming 254 votes, the House of Representatives on Monday approved on third and final reading a bill mandating local government units (LGUs)...

Lawmaker wants November declared as ‘Buy Pinoy Month’ to boost MSMEs

To encourage the public to support Filipino entrepreneurs and help them recover amid the pandemic, Deputy Speaker and Las Pinas Representative Camille Villar has...

DOE urged to allow immediate gas exploration in Recto Bank

Cagayan de Oro City 2nd District Rep. Rufus Rodriguez on Wednesday urged the Department of Energy (DOE) to immediately allow exploration activities for its...

Nurses pay hike pushed as record 8K PH graduates aim US...

Quezon City 4th District Rep. Marvin Rillo on Monday urged for the passage of House Bill No. 5276 bill, seeking to hike the basic...

House offers P5-M reward for info on Percy Lapid’s killers

Speaker Martin Romualdez has announced a PHP5 million reward from the House of Representatives for anyone who can provide information that will lead to...

PH now on final stage of negotiations with COVID-19 vaccine companies

“We hope to close the deal with these companies this month. At ito po ay nakikita po natin na kapag nagkaroon po tayo ng very effective na negotiation ay mayroon po tayong mahigit na 148 [million] na magkakaroon po ng doses,” Galvez said in Laging Handa Public Briefing on Wednesday, January 6.

Senate ratifies Bayanihan 2 bill

The measure sets aside PHP140 billion for the coronavirus pandemic response with allotments for various government programs to help affected Filipinos and sectors, plus an additional PHP25.5-billion standby appropriations.

Lacson files bill creating virology institute

In pushing for the passage of Senate Bill (SB) 1543, Lacson cited the devastating social and economic impacts of Covid-19, especially on the poor.

Senate ratifies measure establishing National Academy of Sports

The measure, which is a consolidation of Senate Bill No. 1086 and House Bill No. 6312, eyes the establishment of the academy’s main campus at the existing New Clark City Sports Complex in Capas, Tarlac.

Senate passes bill granting PRRD special powers vs. Covid-19

Senate Bill No. 1418, titled "Bayanihan to Heal as One Act," was approved by all 12 senators who were physically present in the plenary.