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REP. NOGRALES SEEKS AUTOMATIC MORATORIUM ON UTILITY BILLS DURING PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

In anticipation of another public health-related national emergency, a lawmaker is seeking to institutionalize the enforcement of a moratorium on all residential utility bills for the entire duration of a declared state of calamity.Under House Bill No. 6960 or the Utility Bills Moratorium Law filed by Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles, a moratorium would […]

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THREE-MONTH MORATORIUM ON LOAN, AMORTIZATION PAYMENTS TO BENEFIT 5.5 MILLION FILIPINOS — NOGRALES

A three-month moratorium on loan and amortization payments instituted to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak is expected to bring relief to 5,521,611 PAG-IBIG member-borrowers and the beneficiaries of housing programs of various government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs) under the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD). This is according to Cabinet Secretary […]

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DPWH SUSPENDS EDSA, C-5 ROAD REPAIRS FOR HOLIDAY SEASON – MMDA

Road reblocking works on Edsa and on C-5 Road will be suspended starting next month to ease expected road congestion during the holiday season. Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) General Manager Jojo Garcia said the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has agreed to suspend its reblocking works, mostly those which are “cosmetic” in nature, […]

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CASTELO LAUDS MORATORIUM ON UV EXPRESS P2P SCHEME

Quezon City Rep. Winnie Castelo has lauded the Land Transportation Franchise Regulatory Board (LTFRB) for suspending the implementation of the point-to-point (P2P) scheme for UV Express.  Castelo, Chairman of the House Committee on Metro Manila Development (MMD) said the move will provide stakeholders of the UV Express transport system enough time to prepare and adjust […]