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PASCUAL SIGNS IRR OF TATAK PNOY ACT

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Fred Pascual recently signed the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Republic Act No. 11981, also known as the Tatak Pinoy (Proudly Filipino) Act, marking a significant step towards enhancing the competitiveness and sophistication of Filipino products and services on the global stage.  “We are positive about […]

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BONG GO BACKS MAGNA CARTA FOR POOR IRR AMENDMENT

Senator Bong Go has expressed his support for government programs aimed at assisting the most vulnerable sectors of society as the proposed amended Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Magna Carta for the Poor is expected to be signed by President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. according to reports. A champion for the welfare of […]

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SIMPLIFIED ADOPTION LAW IRR FINALIZED – POE

“No Filipino child should be denied the love and support of a family.” Senator Grace Poe said this as she welcomed the finalization of the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Domestic Administrative Adoption and Alternative Child Care Act or Republic Act (RA) 11642. “This is a milestone in our shared aspiration to ensure […]

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IRR FOR FILIPINO SIGN LANGUAGE LAW APPROVED

The chairperson of the House Committee on Persons with Disabilities lauded as “a milestone for the deaf community in the country” the approval of the long-awaited Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 11106 or the Filipino Sign Language Law (FSL). Negros Occidental Representative Ma. Lourdes Arroyo thanked the Inter-Agency Council (IAC) for immediately […]

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ISSUE ‘SAGIP SAKA’ IRR NOW, SAYS PANGILINAN

The two-year delay in the issuance of guidelines for the full implementation of Sagip Saka Act of 2019 has left hanging farmers and fisherfolk who should benefit from the over P41 billion intended for direct food purchases in the 2021 national budget, Senator Kiko Pangilinan said. “Maganda sanang stimulus o pantulak itong P41 billion para […]

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DELAY IN ‘MURANG KURYENTE ACT’ IRR DENIES FILIPINOS ACCESS TO CHEAP ELECTRICITY – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian has once again pressed for the immediate issuance of the Implementing Rules and Regulation (IRR) for the “Murang Kuryente Act,” saying the delay denies ordinary Filipinos access to cheap electricity. The law was created to make electricity more affordable to consumers by removing the National Power Corporation’s (NPC) stranded debts and costs (Universal […]

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ARREST RIDING-IN-TANDEM CRIMINALS – GORDON

With the increasing number of motorcycle riding-in-tandem-related crimes in the country, Senator Dick Gordon stated that motorcycle riding assassins should be arrested and stressed that such crimes should be stopped immediately in the name of public safety. Gordon has been condemning the killings committed by motorcycle-riding gunmen and has been consistently reiterating his call for […]

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DAR TO VILLAR: I WILL PERSONALLY OVERSEE REBOOT OF SIDA LAW IRR

Agriculture Secretary William Dar has vowed to review the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Sugarcane Industry Development Act (SIDA). Dar also committed to review the memorandum of agreement (MOA) with government agencies and the private sector on the implementation of the law. “I have personally analyzed that the projects under the law have […]

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MOTORCYCLE CRIME PREVENTION LAW TO CURB RIDING-IN-TANDEM ASSASSINATIONS – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon stressed that Republic Act 11235 or the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act of 2019 will finally give justice to victims of riding-in-tandem criminals. “This would provide greater chances for crimes perpetrated by criminals on board motorcycles to be solved.” Gordon, principal author and sponsor of the law, explained that the object of the […]

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NTC DRAFTS CONSUMER-FRIENDLY IRR – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian lauded the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) for drafting a “consumer-friendly” implementing rules and regulations (IRR) for the Mobile Number Portability Act (MNPA). Gatchalian particularly noted that the IRR of the new law, which allows mobile phone users to retain their numbers for life even when they switch service providers, has specified the […]