• 02 July 2015
MANILA , July 2 --  The government peace panel expressed optimism that the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will get the thumbs up of majority of members of the present Congress despite lingering questions of some legislators. GPH peace panel member Senen Bacani said the government peace team is optimistic that the draft Bangsamoro law will pass the legislative hurdle, pointing out that the measure has the full support of President Benigno Aquino III and the leaderships of both the Senate and the House of Representatives. Bacani said: “Hopefully with a fuller discussion of this law there will be a better understanding of what is in there for everybody. We’ve always said that we’re relying on the collective wisdom of the members of both houses [Senate and House of Representatives] to come up with a law that will basically satisfy the aspirations of the Bangsamoro and one that will be in accordance with the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB).” “We know that there is no such thing as an overnight process. What is important is the implementation of the law. And what is even more important is the spirit of the law. (And) how do you change the mindset of peo ...Read more

PNoy cites reforms in Philippine Air Force during its founding anniversary

 CENTRAL  02 July 2015
CLARK AIRBASE, PAMPANGA, July 2—President Benigno Aquino III highlighted on Wednesday the reforms made in the Philippine Air Force as well as in the national defense during his time as its commander-in-chief, saying that he stayed true to his word by making the institution better than when he firs ...Read more

‘Competition Bill to improve PH footing in global economy’ - NEDA

 CENTRAL  02 July 2015
MANILA, July 2 --- The landmark legislation ‘Fair Competition Act’ will strengthen the foundations for a sustained and inclusive growth in the Philippines,  the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. “The Competition Bill will not only sustain but bolster a rapidly growing ...Read more