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CONTINUE PANTAWID PASADA PROGRAM — GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian is planning to file a bill institutionalizing the Pantawid Pasada Program to address the adverse effects of oil price hikes, particularly among the vulnerable sectors such as the public transport. “This is a tried and tested program already. We have done it in the past, in many of the aberrations in world […]

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RECONSIDER ‘NO VAX, NO RIDE’ POLICY – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon has urged the government to reconsider its “no vaccine, no ride” public transportation policy as majority of Filipinos have yet to be fully vaccinated. Gordon, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) chairman, instead pushed to intensify the vaccination drive as many of the unvaccinated are from the lower income classes. “Hindi ako masyadong […]

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MAKE PUBLIC TRANSPORT MORE CONVENIENT – ANGARA

Senator Sonny Angara called on the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to exert more effort in improving the experience of commuters by making their daily commute more convenient. As chair of the Committee on Finance, Angara addressed DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade during a recent hearing on the proposed 2021 budget of the agency and expressed his […]