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STRONGER CAAP BILL GETS HOUSE PANEL OK – SARMIENTO

A measure strengthening the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) hurdled committee level at the House of Representatives to make the country’s aviation industry more competitive. The House Committee on Ways and Means approved the fiscal provisions of House Bill 8700 with amendments. Samar Representative Edgar Mary Sarmiento, author of the bill, said the […]

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PENALIZE UNAUTHORIZED DRONE OWNERSHIP, OPERATION – PIMENTEL

Senator Koko Pimentel III is seeking to penalize private individuals who are not authorized to own and operate drones either for recreational purposes or for commercial use. Pimentel said that over the last two decades, drones are used for photography, to increase crop production, in commercial use and to conduct surveillance and law enforcement operations. […]