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Telcos must work double time to avoid SIM registration cramming

Telecommunications companies (telcos) must work harder in encouraging mobile phone users to register their subscriber identity module (SIM) cards to avoid the usual cramming...

Senators irked by latest West Philippine Sea incident

The Philippine Senate on Wednesday referred to the Committees on National Defense and Foreign Relations the privilege speech made by Senator Francis Tolentino regarding...

Sen. Marcos seeks property rights for same-sex couples

Senator Imee Marcos has refiled Senate Bill (SB) No. 1532 that seeks to institutionalize property rights and legal protection for the LGBTQIA+ (lesbian, gay,...

POPCOM bats for more health programs for elderly

An official of the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) on Wednesday called for more focus on the institutionalization of comprehensive health programs for...

PH not yet ready for digital currency: DOF chief

Developing and upgrading the country's digital payment system is the priority of the government's financial managers before engaging in Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC),...

Biden recognizes contributions of Filipino Americans

President Joe Biden of the United States sent his gratitude to the Filipino American community in celebration of Filipino American History Month (FAHM) this...

Senate approves SIM Card Registration Act to hold cyber scammers liable

All senators present in the Senate's 25th regular session held on Tuesday voted to ratify Senate Bill 1310 or the Subscriber Identity Module (SIM)...

Enough rice supply for Filipinos until next year

The country’s rice supply is seen to surpass consumer demand and there is no reason for the Department of Agriculture to issue import clearances. Senator...

DENR drafting IRR to make firms accountable for plastic wastes

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Tuesday assured the Senate of its commitment to regulate plastic packaging and reduce waste as...

Senate prioritizes ratification of SIM card registration bill

Senators JV Ejercito and Grace Poe are pushing for the ratification of the SIM Card Registration bill while more senators want to investigate anew...

OPAPRU launches peace guidebook for gov’t communicators

The Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity (OPAPRU) will soon distribute the "Conflict Sensitive and Peace Promotion: A Guidebook for...

PDEA chief backs death penalty for drug traffickers

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Wilkins Villanueva told the Senate on Tuesday that he is in favor of both the reimposition of...