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ISKO MORENO TO IMPROVE BENEFITS OF ECOZONE WORKERS

More benefits for the country’s close to 300,000 ecozone workers. This was the commitment made by Manila Mayor and Aksyon Demokratiko standard-bearer Isko Moreno Domagoso, who on Wednesday vowed to provide additional benefits for workers in the various economic and industrial zones in the country if elected president. According to data from the Department of […]

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PRC LABS IN SUBIC, CLARK GET RITM ACCREDITATION – GORDON

Amid the rising number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) positive cases, Senator Dick Gordon, chairman and CEO of the Philippine Red Cross (PRC), welcomed the accreditation of the PRC’s bio-molecular laboratories in Subic and Clark as the additional facilities will boost the PRC’s testing capacity. Gordon said the two laboratories will be formally opened since they […]

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OPEN CLARK, SUBIC, MACTAN AIRPORTS TO ALLOW MORE UAE OFWS TO COME HOME – GORDON

Empathizing with the plight of hundreds of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the United Arab Emirates, most of whom are already unemployed and stranded there for months, Senator Dick Gordon is pushing for more passenger flights to bring them home. Gordon, chairman and CEO of the Philippine Red Cross wrote to the Inter-Agency Task Force […]

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LEGACY OF JAMES GORDON LIVES ON – GO

His was a life dedicated in the service of his fellow Filipinos. This is how senatorial aspirant and former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Bong Go describes James Leonard Gordon, widely considered as the “founding father of Olongapo,” at the recent remembrance of the 52nd death anniversary of the late Olongapo City mayor. “Although […]

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AMEND BCDA LAW TO EXPAND SUBIC, CLARK ECO ZONES – GORDON

To revitalize the special economic zones in Subic and Clark by expanding the territories of the Subic Special Economic Zone and the Clark Special Economic Zone, increasing their powers and revising the allocation of income on taxes earned, Senator Dick Gordon has sponsored a measure which seeks to amend the Bases Conversion Development Authority (BCDA). […]

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SENATE APPROVES BILL GRANTING FILIPINO CITIZENSHIP TO VETERAN INT’L BOXING REFEREE BRUCE McTAVISH

With no objection from all senators, the Senate approved on third and final reading a measure granting Filipino citizenship to veteran international boxing referee Bruce Donald McTavish. House Bill 7388, sponsored by Senator Dick Gordon as chair of the Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights, granted Philippine citizenship to McTavish in recognition of his […]