Cayetano slams Drilon barb as fake news

November 14, 2019
Meanwhile, Cayetano said in order for the House to help, a new House special committee will be formed to be headed by Tarlac Rep. Charlie Cojuangco. The panel’s main purpose is to oversee and ensure the speedy implementation of the remaining flagship projects under the “Build, Build, Build” program.

House panel okays bills protecting caregivers

November 14, 2019
Under the measure, the Secretary of Labor and Employment shall, through a system of licensing and regulation, ensure the protection of caregivers hired through private employment agencies (PEA) accredited and licensed by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). The PEAs shall be jointly and severally liable with the employer for all wages, wage-related benefits, and other benefits due to the caregiver.

Special powers

November 13, 2019
Albay Rep. Joey Salceda, chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, filed House Bill 5456 or An Act Granting special powers to help the President implement and complete the Build Build Build program on or before 2022 or within the period of two and a half years subject to restrictions.

Water firms told to avert supply crisis

November 06, 2019
At yesterday’s hearing of the House Committee on Metro Manila Development, chairman and Manila Rep. Manuel Lopez told the Manila Water Company (MWC) and Maynilad Water Services Inc. (MWSI) that they might lose their concession and their income if they fail to step up efforts in providing adequate water supply.