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Day: December 15, 2021

Risa warns against 100% foreign ownership of telcos

Explaining her vote against Senate Bill 2094 amending the Public Service Act, Senator Risa Hontiveros warned that allowing foreigners to fully own telecommunication services in the Philippines could pose a threat to national security.

House adopts Senate version of proposed OFW department

During the plenary session, House Deputy Majority Leader and Pampanga Rep. Juan Pablo Bondoc said that the House Committees on Government Reorganization and on Overseas Workers Affairs and the authors of the measures are in concurrence with the provisions of Senate Bill No. 2234.