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Alejano wants oversight panel to probe PH loans with China

Magdalo party-list Rep. Gary Alejano on Tuesday called for the creation of an oversight committee on “debt management” that could provide checks and balance in connection with the country’s loan agreements with China’s government.

House sets curfew for minors between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.

The House committee on welfare of children chaired by Zamboanga del Sur Rep. Divina Grace Yu this week approved a substitute bill seeking to establish a curfew to keep minors safe and off the streets at night.

Divorce bill makes progress in House

Four bills on divorce will be consolidated by a technical working group recently created by the House committee on population and family relations in a move that is hoped to hasten its passage in Congress.

Sereno to BIR: All my tax filings are in order

The camp of Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno said she was confident that the Bureau of Internal Revenue would not find anything improper or fraudulent in her income tax filings.

House moves to revive 4Ps program

The House committee on poverty alleviation approved on Tuesday a bill institutionalizing the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), a conditional cash transfer program begun by former President Gloria Arroyo and expanded by her…

No term limits for lawmakers pushed by House leaders

The chairman of the House committee on constitutional amendments said Tuesday he was in favor of removing term limits of the members of the future Parliament in the proposed Federal Republic of the Philippines.

House ratifies P3.767T budget for 2018

The House of Representatives ratified the P3.767 trillion budget for 2018 on Tuesday evening after the bicameral conference committee approved a final version that reconciled two versions of the appropriations bill.

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