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ZUBIRI FILES ‘PAGLAUM’ BILL FOR ‘ODETTE’ REHAB

Senator Migz Zubiri filed Senate Bill No. 2487 or the Paglaum (Cebuano for hope) Fund of 2022, which appropriates P20 billion for the rehabilitation of provinces affected by Typhoon Odette. “We were in Visayas and Mindanao recently, and we saw just how bad the situation really is on the ground,” Zubiri said. “We really need […]

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DAGUPAN ALLOTS P10M FOR COVID-19 VACCINES – LIM

The Dagupan City government is ready to purchase vaccines to protect residents against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) with a P10 million initial fund. Dagupan City Mayor Marc Brian Lim said he has sent a letter to the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) signifying the city’s intention to buy vaccines the moment a Food and Drug […]

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TAP P65-M REPATRIATION FUND FOR EVACUATION OF PINOYS IN MIDDLE EAST – VILLANUEVA

The government’s emergency repatriation fund lodged in the Overseas Workers’ Welfare Administration (OWWA) amounting to P65 million should be tapped to finance the mandatory evacuation of Filipino workers and migrants in the Middle East as tensions heighten between Iran and the United States, Senator Joel Villanueva said. Villanueva, chair of the Senate Committee on Labor, […]

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We Need a National Dialogue to Discuss the Green Climate Fund – LEGARDA

  Senator Loren Legarda said she will convene a national dialogue for stakeholders on the Green Climate Fund (GCF) in the Philippines to ensure that the country prioritizes the right programs for funding and to involve the private sector and non-profit organizations. Legarda made the statement at the High Level Segment of the Green Climate […]