Go supports amendments to Mental Health Act

May 29, 2020
RECOGNIZING the importance of mental health amidst the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, Senator and Chair of Senate Committee on Health and Demography Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go presided over a committee hearing to tackle Senate Bill 1471 that seeks to amend Republic Act 11036 or the Mental Health Act.

DOTr, LTFRB welcome firm’s support for contactless fare

THE Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) welcome the support of payment solutions company SquidPay’s in providing a contactless fare collection system for public utility vehicles, as the country continues to contain the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Duterte places metro under GCQ

May 29, 2020
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday announced the relaxation of quarantine restrictions in the country despite the government’s continuing battle against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

School, urban farming pushed

Once enacted, local governments are mandated to grant incentives for urban agriculture efforts in their areas, while tax perks await private individual and private corporationstht will provide grants, endowments, donations or contributions and technical assistance to schools for the promotion of school gardens.