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ALLOW PRIVATE SECTOR TO BUY VACCINES — ZUBIRI

Senate Majority Leader Migz Zubiri filed Senate Resolution No. 858 calling for an inquiry into delays in multi-party agreements (MPAs) between the national government and entities looking to procure COVID-19 vaccines, particularly local government units and the private sector. Zubiri, principal author of Republic Act No. 11525 or the COVID-19 Vaccination Program Act of 2021, […]

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ALLOW GOV’T TO DIRECTLY PROCURE PORK – QUIMBO

A lawmaker stressed the need for policies that can help bring down commodity prices, particularly food prices, as the inflation in April remained unchanged from the previous month at 4.5 percent. Marikina City Representative Stella Quimbo said the main contributor continues to be the inflation for food and non-alcoholic beverages, which made up 40.9% of […]

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PITC: NEW BFP FIRE TRUCKS, STATIONS BY YEAREND

The Philippine International Trading Corporation (PITC) assured Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto that the procurement process for fire trucks and fire station needs of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) is on track and awards for project implementation shall be issued before the year ends.   PITC issued the statement in response to concerns […]

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PROBE DELAY IN DEPED’S PROCUREMENT, DISTRIBUTION OF FACILITIES – ANGARA

How do we expect our youth to be prepared for college and to find decent jobs later on in life when they’re not getting the best education that they deserve in grade school and high school? Senator Sonny Angara was incensed by the disappointing accomplishment report of the Department of Education (DepEd) for 2018, which […]