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SOURCE: Press and Public Affairs Bureau


Meager budget may enable DHSUD to build only 12,000 housing units in 2020
24-August-2019, 06:20:25 PM

The House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations chaired by Rep. Isidro Ungab (3rd District, Davao City) on Friday tackled the meager budget of the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) amounting to P6.297 billion which would allow the agency to build only 12,161 housing units next year instead of its original target of 101,000 housing units.... Read More

Higher fines instead of imprisonment for libel proposed
24-August-2019, 12:01:03 PM

A lawmaker is proposing to abolish the penalty of imprisonment for libel cases. Instead, Rep. Rufus Rodriguez (2nd District, Cagayan de Oro City), through House Bill 1835, proposed to impose a higher fine to discourage, if not totally deter the commission of the crime of libel.... Read More

Amend procedure that almost got Sanchez free
24-August-2019, 11:55:09 AM

Quezon City Representative Precious Hipolito-Castelo strongly urged the Bureau of Correction (BuCor) to amend thoroughly their selection process for eligible inmates who have shown good behavior before granting them the good conduct and time allowances (GCTA) under Republic Act 10592. ... Read More