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House okays standby fund for electric coops

THE House of Representatives has unanimously approved on third and final reading the proposed “Emergency and Resiliency Fund for Electric Cooperatives” which shall be used in disaster prevention, management, and mitigation measures of…

Zarate urges colleagues to pass free dialysis bill

Bayan Muna partylist Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate welcomed the committee-level approval at the House of Representatives of the bill requiring government hospitals to provide free dialysis treatments for indigent patients.

Belgica submits more evidence to SC in DAP case

The Coalition for Investigation and Prosecution, led by former Manila councilor Greco Belgica, submitted Friday the third tranche of documents that would enable the Department of Justice (DOJ) to build up possible criminal cases against…

House pushes tougher penalties for ATM skimming

The House of Representatives approved on third and final reading a bill imposing tougher penalties on criminals who steal or attempt to steal money from automated teller machines or ATMs through “skimming.”