House to probe repatriation of stranded OFWs

Credit to Author: Divina Nova Joy Dela Cruz| Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 08:31:02 +0000

THE House of Representatives will investigate on Friday the repatriation of thousands of Filipino workers stranded overseas and in the country. “Consistent with the directive of Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano in the case of the social amelioration program, we want to look into the problems plaguing the repatriation of our workers overseas, who have lost their jobs due […]

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House okays 3 new holidays

Credit to Author: Divina Nova Joy Dela Cruz| Date: Tue, 02 Jun 2020 23:14:44 +0000

THE House of Representatives has approved, on third and final reading on Monday, bills declaring three new holidays to be observed in the country. House Bill (HB) 6456 establishes every August 12 as “National Youth Day.” It aims to honor the role of the young in nation building. HB 6522 enacts every January 16 as […]

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House pushes for P613B in aid for businesses, workers

Credit to Author: Divina Nova Joy Dela Cruz| Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 13:03:44 +0000

THE House of Representatives’ ad hoc committee on the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) is pushing for a P613-billion stimulus package to aid businesses and workers affected by the pandemic. The Technical Working Group (TWG) of the House Defeat Covid-19 Committee (DCC) drafted a consolidated bill called “An Act Providing a Philippine Recovery Strategy for the Economic […]

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House pushes for stimulus package to aid businesses, jobs

Credit to Author: Divina Nova Joy Dela Cruz| Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 11:25:47 +0000

AN economic subpanel of the House of Representatives Defeat Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) Committee (DCC) is pushing for a stimulus package to save businesses and essentially the jobs of millions of Filipino workers amid the pandemic. The Technical Working Group (TWG) of the DCC’s economic sub-committee, co-chaired by economist-lawmakers Marikina 2nd District Stella Quimbo, Albay 2nd […]

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House sets hearing next week on govt measures vs Covid

Credit to Author: Divina Nova Joy Dela Cruz| Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:07:41 +0000

THE House of Representatives will set a hearing next week to discuss the government’s efforts against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano said on Friday. In particular, the Defeat Covid-19 Committee (DCC) will be meeting on Holy Thursday when the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will be asked regarding the developments […]

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House of Love destroyed by fire

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 09:37:55 +0000

ST. SIMONS ISLAND: The house of Hall of Fame golfer Davis Love 3rd was destroyed by fire early Friday morning (Saturday in Manila) in a blaze that could not be controlled, even with 16 firefighters arriving within minutes, the fire chief said. No one from Love’s family was injured. “While everyone in our family is […]

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Impeachment Team Assemble: Pelosi Just Tapped These 7 Democrats to Take Trump’s Trial to the Senate

Credit to Author: Greg Walters| Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 15:54:23 +0000

For only the third time in U.S. history, a select team of House members will now cross over to the Senate side of the Capitol Building to act as prosecutors in the impeachment trial of a sitting president.

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