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FEDERALISM IS KEY TO ACCELERATED DEVELOPMENT OUTSIDE NCR – NOGRALES

With Metro Manila accounting for close to 40 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) while having 12 percent of the Philippine population, it is time for the country to consider a “different approach” to ensure that the 88 percent of Filipinos living outside the National Capital Region (NCR) could also reap the benefits […]

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LGUs DESERVE FULL AUTONOMY, MORE FUNDS – ANGARA

Senator Sonny Angara is backing moves that would give more power and funds to local government units (LGUs), whether under a federal form of government being pushed by President Rodrigo Duterte or through changes to the 27-year-old Local Government Code (LGC). Speaking before local officials of Siquijor province, Angara said that as chairman of the […]

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BARANGAY LEADERS KEY TO GOVERNMENT SERVICE – GO

Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Bong Go lauded barangay officials for their role in implementing the programs of President Rodrigo Duterte. Speaking at the Grand Regal Hotel in Davao City where he was guest of honor at the Convention of Barangay Officials of Calamba, Laguna, Go said government is able to deliver its services […]