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GIVE BETTER PAY, BENEFITS TO BARANGAY OFFICIALS – GO

A public hearing of the Senate Committee on Local Government, conducted jointly with the Committees on Ways and Means; Finance; and Government Corporations and Public Enterprises, was held to discuss issues currently being faced by barangays. Among the bills taken up during the hearing was Senate Bill No. 391 or the Magna Carta for Barangays […]

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CARAGA HOLDS FIRST EVER BRGY SUMMIT ON EO 70 –NOGRALES

“This is the first time for a region, and for any regional task force, that a barangay summit on EO 70 was held. This is also the first time that a regional task force has initiated a film festival under the direction of the Philippine National Police (PNP). We blazed a trail here in Caraga.” This […]

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ISABELA SOLON PUSHES FOR GSIS COVERAGE OF BARANGAY EXECS

“From whom much is expected, much should  be given.” This, said Isabela 6th District Rep. Faustino “Inno” Dy V, is the rationale behind House Bill 2298, a measure that if enacted into law would provide barangay officials in the country’s 42,000 barangays with Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) coverage. “Unfortunately, unlike other government employees, they […]

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ENFORCE RAIN WATER COLLECTION LAW – ANGARA

Reelectionist Senator Sonny Angara is calling for the full implementation of a 30-year-old law mandating the establishment of a rainwater harvesting system in all barangays nationwide in the wake of the water shortage that affect areas beyond Metro Manila and Rizal province. Angara was referring to Republic Act 6716, also known as the Rainwater Collector […]

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EVERY BARANGAY SHOULD HAVE A BIRTHING FACILITY – ANGARA

Reelectionist Senator Sonny Angara said every barangay in the country should have a birthing facility to help reduce the risk of maternal and infant deaths. “There should be a safe and sustainable birth center in every barangay to give mothers and their children access to health care providers without breaking the bank,” said the seasoned […]

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BARANGAY OFFICIALS HELP IN CRIME PREVENTION, SOLUTION – DELA ROSA

Former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Bato dela Rosa highlighted the importance of the barangay (village) and its officials in the fight against crime. Dela Rosa was one of the guests during the “Symposium on Community-based Rehabilitation Program cum Paglulunsad ng Barangay Seal of Good Local Governance at KKK sa Barangay: Pananagutan ng Bulacan para […]

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INCREASE NUMBER OF TANODS PER BARANGAY – GO

Barangay officials who are at the forefront in the fight against illegal drugs and criminality deserve better benefits, former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Bong Go said. “Barangay welfare, Magna Carta for barangay officials, isa po yan sa aking priority,” Go said in his message at the Anti-Drug Seminar of Municipal Anti-Drug Abuse Council […]

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BARANGAY LEADERS KEY TO GOVERNMENT SERVICE – GO

Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Bong Go lauded barangay officials for their role in implementing the programs of President Rodrigo Duterte. Speaking at the Grand Regal Hotel in Davao City where he was guest of honor at the Convention of Barangay Officials of Calamba, Laguna, Go said government is able to deliver its services […]