• 28 July 2015
MANILA, July 28 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III, in his final State of the Nation Address (SONA), urged Congress to immediately pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and other measures. In his sixth and last SONA, delivered at the Session Hall of the House of Representatives on Monday afternoon, President Aquino appealed to lawmakers to pass the BBL, which will pave the way for the establishment of a new Bangsamoro political entity. “Sa mga tutol sa batas na ito: Palagay ko, obligasyon ninyong magmungkahi ng mas magandang solusyon. Kung wala kayong alternatibo, ginagarantiya lang ninyong hindi maaabot ang pagbabago,” he said. “Ilang buhay pa ang kailangang ibuwis para magising ang lahat sa obligasyong baguhin ang sirang status quo sa Muslim Mindanao?” the President said. Aside from the proposed BBL, President Aquino also called on Congress to pass the Rationalization of Fiscal Incentives Bill. “Kung maipapasa ito, maitatama ang papatsa-patsang sistema ng pagbibigay insentibo at magiging mas makatuwiran ang pagbubuwis sa mga negosyo,” he explained.The President also pushed for the approval of the Unified Uniformed Personnel Pension Reform Bill. “Hinihil ...Read more

‘It’s now time to pass the Anti-Dynasty Law’ --  PNoy 

 CENTRAL  28 July 2015
QUEZON CITY, July 28 -- President Benigno Aquino III called for the passage of the Anti-Dynasty Law during his sixth and last State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday. “Di tayo nakakasiguro kung malinis ang intensyon ng susunod, o kung nanaisin lang nilang habambuhay na maghari-harian para s ...Read more

DSWD reiterates: “Bawal ang Epal!”

 CENTRAL  28 July 2015
QUEZON CITY, July 28 --The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) reiterated that the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program is insulated from partisan politics and strongly opposes any act that would use it to advance the political agenda or interest of certain groups or individuals. Th ...Read more
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