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DILG-7 TO HELP NHA AWARD YOLANDA HOUSING UNITS – NOGRALES

The Department of the Interior and Local Government in Central Visayas (DILG-7) has been tapped to help the National Housing Authority (NHA) award housing units to identified “Yolanda” beneficiaries in Cebu. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said 5,272 housing units have been fully completed for victims of Typhoon Yolanda in Cebu, but only 731 of these […]

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REACTIVATE ‘YOLANDA’ INTER-AGENCY COMMITTEES – NOGRALES

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles asked local government units to organize or activate their local inter-agency committees (LIACs) to help complete the post-“Yolanda” housing projects. Nograles said more than five years after Super Typhoon “Yolanda” struck central Philippines, some housing units for affected families remain uncompleted while some finished projects are still unoccupied. “We have to […]

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BAHAY PARTY-LIST LAUDS PALACE INTERVENTION TO COMPLETE ‘YOLANDA’ HOUSING PROJECTS

A party-list group vying for a seat in Congress this May welcomed what it called the “timely intervention” of Malacañang in efforts to finish the resettlement housing projects for the thousands of families affected by Typhoon Yolanda. “It is the LGUs that are on the ground making sure that their constituents benefit from these programs.” […]

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CABINET ASSISTANCE SYSTEM MEETINGS TO BE CONVENED OUTSIDE METRO MANILA – NOGRALES

The government is bringing its Cabinet Assistance System (CAS) meetings to the provinces in a bid to widen discussions on issues affecting the countryside. According to Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, this is the first time that undersecretaries and assistant secretaries will take part in CAS meetings to be convened outside of Metro Manila. “This is […]

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I’M HAPPY TO BE CHOSEN AS LEGISLATIVE CARETAKER OF DAVAO CITY’S FIRST DISTRICT – NOGRALES

Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) party-list Rep. Jericho Nograles has been designated as legislative caretaker of Davao City’s first district, after his brother, Karlo Nograles, was appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte as Cabinet Secretary. According to a memorandum issued by Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Jericho Nograles’ designation as legislative caretaker is “effective immediately.” The younger Nograles […]

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NOGRALES TAKES OATH AS NEW CABINET SECRETARY

Newly-appointed Cabinet Secretary Sec. Karlo Alexei Nograles on Monday thanked President Rodrigo Duterte for the opportunity to serve in the President’s Cabinet, saying that he hoped to be able to aid efforts to push the Administration’s development agenda. “I thank President Duterte for welcoming me to his Cabinet. As a fellow Mindanaoan and kapwa probinsyano, […]

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YOUNG VOTERS SHOULD REGISTER FOR 2019 POLLS – NOGRALES

Posting in social media is good but the country needs your vote. This was the message of House Appropriations Committee Chair Rep. Karlo “Ang Probinsyano” Nograles, who on Sunday urged unregistered young voters to register for the 2019 national and local elections. The legislator from Davao reminded the public that the continuing registration of voters […]

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BUDGET REALIGNMENTS RESTORE FUNDING FOR ESSENTIAL SERVICES – NOGRALES

House Appropriations Committee Chairperson Karlo “Ang Probinsyano” Nograles on Wednesday announced that the House has resumed deliberations on the 3.757 trillion-peso 2019 national budget after the House of Representatives adopted a new Committee Report that would restore 51.7 billion pesos and subsequently provide additional funding for the Department of Education (DepEd), State Universities and Colleges […]

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A WIN FOR THE PEOPLE’S BUDGET – NOGRALES

A win for the People’s Budget and the agenda of the President. This was how House Appropriations Committee Chairperson Rep. Karlo “Ang Probinsyano” Nograles on Monday described recent developments in the House of Representatives (HOR), where rumors swirled that the solon from Davao would be removed as head of the committee he has headed since […]

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PREPOSITION RICE STOCKS IN AREAS TO BE HIT BY OMPONG – NOGRALES

House Appropriations Committee Chairperson Rep. Karlo “Ang Probinsyano” Nograles urged the National Food Authority (NFA) to focus on the entry of Typhoon Ompong and ensure the propositioning of rice stocks in areas in the path of the storm that entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Wednesday afternoon. “I know the President’s recent announcement […]