Drilon called on his colleagues in Congress “to not allow election fever get in the way of legislation” just before it goes on a break again for the 2022 elections. | melvingasconINQ
MANILA, Philippines — Congress should move swiftly in the remaining 10 session days to pass critical laws, which include measures aimed to hasten the country’s economic recovery, address the
DOH confirms community transmission of Omicron variant in Metro Manila He cited a number of important measures still pending, such as the proposed amendments to the Public Service Act, which seeks to open up other public services industry to the market, but widely criticized as it also allows foreign-owned companies to enter the country’s critical industries, such as mass media and transport."health break" in areas under Alert Level 3 or higher.By: Morexette Marie B.Linkedin Another resolution has been filed at the House of Representatives that seeks to investigate the alleged data breach at the Commission on Elections (Comelec).
But Drilon defended the measure as one that, along with the newly signed Republic Act (RA) No.11595, or the Amended Retail Trade Act, “will set the stage for the country’s economic recovery."The Omicron variant will surely make its way into more cities and provinces to cause surges in COVID-19 cases.” RA 11595 lowers the paid-up capital requirement in retail trade to P25 million from its previous limit of $2.The parish is the fourth stop of today’s Fiesta Señor motorcade.5 million or about P125 million."In this light, Kabataan Party-list calls on President Duterte and the IATF to declare a two-week academic health break at all levels, public and private, in areas under Alert Level 3 or higher as may be designated by IATF in the coming days," it added.Another piece of legislation that also needs congressional approval is the proposed Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) Card Registration Act, which mandates the registration of all SIM card owners in the country, as a supposed means to deter the use of the mobile phone technology in crimes and scams.12 that also called on the election body to examine the automated election process.
Drilon also expressed hope that Congress can pass the bill on the nonexpiration of license and franchise bills, which he authored and the Senate passed on third reading last month.During the consultations, Kabataan Party-list said students aired their problems on the current learning system, worsened by the lack of electricity and water supply, especially in areas ravaged by the deadly typhoon.Niño especially amidst the surrounding adversity and uncertainties.Other important bills, according to Drilon, remain pending before their respective bicameral conference committees.These include the Armed Forces of the Philippines Modernization bill, the Teacher Education Excellence Act, Night Shift Differential Pay bill and the Judiciary Marshalls Act." Some nursing students from different schools also expressed worries about the possibility that limited in-person classes may fail to start"because of lack of logistical preparations and clear cut policies to confront a COVID surge," it added.He also expressed hope Congress will prioritize the bill that seeks to increase the age for determining statutory rape, which has been approved in the bicameral conference committee level and the report for which is now up for ratification when Congress resumes session.Niño.“We have a long list of measures that are in advanced stages of legislation..
Some of them have been pending in bicam for months,” Drilon said..Niño will help us also stand again,” Billones said.
Youth group demands two-week academic 'health break'The Kabataan Party-list is urging President Rodrigo Duterte to implement a two-week academic 'health break' in areas under Alert Level 3 or higher.
Amid adversity, devotees told to shout: Pit Senyor!Devotees are urged to continuously sing and shout the name of Señor Sto. Niño especially amidst the surrounding adversity and uncertainties.
Another lawmaker seeks ‘hacking’ probe - BusinessWorld OnlineAnother resolution has been filed at the House of Representatives that seeks to investigate the alleged data breach at the Commission on Elections (Comelec). Cavite Rep. Elpidio F. Barzaga, Jr. filed a resolution on Jan. 12 that also called on the election body to examine the automated election process. The congressman asked the Comelec to patch its network and systems, train its workers on cyber-security and adopt measures to address data breaches. — Jaspearl Emerald G. […]
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Colmenares urges gov't to prod local firms to produce COVID-19 testing kitsBayan Muna Chairman and senatorial aspirant Nery Colmenares said on Friday, Jan 14 that producing local kits is the best way of reducing the cost of testing for the dreaded disease. COLMENARES TERORISTA Testing kits pa rin kayo ngayon , kalat na covid , the best thing to do is isolate if you have symptoms, omicron spreads faster than the speed of light,per cdc guidelines ,sooner or later it will spread in unimaginable ways , sige testing pa eh kumalat na nga eh kahit saan.
Go urges public to remain vigilant; warns against unnecessary panicSenator Christopher “Bong” Go on Friday, January 14 urged Filipinos to remain vigilant against COVID-19 following an increase in the number of cases in the country, but warned against unnecessary panic. mema lang