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HOUSE PANEL PROBES ALLEGED NCSC ANOMALIES

The House Committee on Public Accounts chaired by ABANG LINGKOD Party-list Representative Joseph Stephen Paduano, in a joint hearing with the Special Committee on Senior Citizens chaired by SENIOR CITIZENS Party-list Representative Rodolfo Ordanes, continued its inquiry on the status and operations of, as well as alleged mismanagement, anomalies, and irregularities in the National Commission […]

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HOUSE RESUMES PROBE ON PH CINEMA INDUSTRY PLIGHT

The House Special Committee on Creative Industry and Performing Arts chaired by Pangasinan 4th District Representative Christopher De Venecia resumed consideration of House Resolution 451, assessing the plight of Philippine Cinema, with the intentions of promoting more film productions to generate employment, reviving its renaissance and golden era, and feasibly maximizing efforts to secure the country’s […]

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HOUSE RESUMES PROBE ON NAIA AIR TRAFFIC FIASCO

The House Committee on Transportation chaired by Antipolo City Representative Romeo Acop resumed discussions on the air traffic control technical glitch that delayed flights at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and shut down the country’s airspace on New Year’s Day. Acop reiterated that the discussions aim to identify what happened in the Communications, Navigation, […]

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BONG GO BACKS CALL TO PROBE RETAIL PRICE OF ONIONS

In light of the alleged smuggling of the produce from other nations, Senator Bong Go has voiced support for calls for a Senate investigation into the skyrocketing prices of onions. “Ako po ay sang-ayon kung kailangang imbestigahan sa Senado ‘yung nakakabahalang pagtaas ng presyo ng sibuyas,” Go said in an interview after personally aiding fire […]

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HOUSE PANEL CONCLUDES 2022 HAJJ PROBE

The House Committee on Muslim Affairs chaired by Lanao del Norte 1st District Representative Mohamad Khalid recently concluded its investigation based on the two measures regarding the conduct of the 2022 Hajj to Mecca, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. House Resolution 7 authored by Lanao del Sur 2nd District Representative  Yasser Alonto Balindong and Lanao del Sur […]

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PROBE CATASTROPHE INSURANCE PREMIUM HIKE — AGRI

AGRI Party-list Rep. Wilbert T. Lee has filed a measure to conduct an inquiry on the impending abrupt and unreasonable increase of catastrophe (typhoon, flood, earthquake, among others) insurance premium rates which will greatly affect the prices of basic commodities and will be an additional burden to the public. Lee filed House Resolution No. 632 […]

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HOUSE PANEL STARTS PROBE ON ALLEGED NCSC ANOMALIES

The House Committee on Public Accounts chaired by ABANG LINGKOD Party-list Representative Joseph Stephen Paduano, together with the Special Committee on Senior Citizens chaired by Senior Citizens Party-list Representative Rodolfo Ordanes, convened to continue the hearing on House Resolution 236 which called for an investigation, in aid of legislation, on the status and operations of […]

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BONG GO EYES PROBE ON COVID-19 VACCINE WASTAGE

Senator Bong Go said he is willing to launch an inquiry on the reported wastage of COVID-19 vaccines in the government and private sector. Go said the public has the right to know what happened. “Karapatan nating malaman kung bakit sumobra. Bakit nasayang? Kung ano talaga ang totoong nangyari at ‘di na mauulit ito at […]

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PIMENTEL WANTS PCSO LOTTO GAMES PROBED

Amid suspicions over the credibility of the result of the 6/55 Grand Lotto wherein 433 bettors won the P236 million jackpot, Senate Minority Leader Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III filed Senate Resolution No. 253 which seeks to determine the integrity and trustworthiness of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). “There is a need to make sure […]

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PIMENTEL: PROBE ‘STRANGE’ GRAND LOTTO DRAW RESULT

Senate Minority Leader Koko Pimentel III is mulling the filing of a resolution to audit and investigate the gaming activities of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), including the lottery, to ensure their integrity and protect millions of Filipino bettors. This as Pimentel called “strange and unusual” the result of the PCSO Grand Lotto draw […]