House Bill 393 or “The National Center for Geriatric Health and Research Institute Act,” establishes the NCGHRI, a 100-bed hospital that will be attached to the Department of Health (DoH). Under the measure, not less than 40% of the NCGHRI’s hospital beds shall be allocated for indigent patients.
When Tallado was disqualified by the Comelec en banc, he elevated his case to the SC which issued a status quo ante order (SQAO), thus, allowing him to run in the May 2019 polls and garnered 149,002 votes against his opponent Cathy Barcelona-Reyes with 104,635 votes.
Wardens of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), their field operatives and technical service personnel have gathered to finalize the policy on the bureau’s minimum deployment standards (MDS) that will set the procedures on the effective placement of personnel in offices and field units.
“Obviously, government agencies -- the BoC and the DoF (Department of Finance) -- don’t want to know what is inside the container vans. They are merely dependent on the declaration of importers. Industry analysts say that a minimum of P200-billion is lost every year due to unabated smuggling,” said Buhay Hayaang Yumabong (Buhay) Party-list Rep. Lito Atienza.
SMUGGLERS of agricultural products and their cohorts in the brokerage industry could end up spending the rest of their lives behind bars with Bureau of Customs (BoC) commissioner, Rey Leonardo ‘Jagger’ Guerrero seeking the “harshest penalty available” against them.
THE Office of the Ombudsman on Wednesday confirmed during plenary budget deliberations that Sen. Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa is being investigated by the anti-graft body along with former Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) chief Nicanor Faeldon over the good conduct time allowance (GCTA) law controversy.
AGENTS of the Philippine National Police Anti-Kidnapping Group (PNP-AKG) have arrested two Chinese nationals and six Filipinos accused of involvement in two separate casino-related kidnapping-for-ransom cases, PNP-AKG director, Colonel Jonnel C. Estomo announced yesterday.