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CUA CALLS FOR LOCAL GOVT CODE REVIEW

Citing the necessity to make it more responsive to the present, Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP) president Dax Cua has called for a review of the Local Government Code. Cua made the call during the From Plan to Action: Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2023-2028 Forum at the Philippine International Convention Center on […]

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CUA LAUDS PNP FOR CRIME RATE DROP

Quirino Governor Dax Cua lauded the Philippine National Police for its efforts, as the crime rate in the country from August to November this year dropped by 7.58 percent. “Congratulations to the PNP for their efforts to maintain order and safety in our communities. Your tireless work reassures Filipino families that they are safe from […]

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CUA BACKS MAHARLIKA INVESTMENT FUND

Quirino Governor Dax Cua expressed his support for the Maharlika Investment Fund, which the House of Representatives passed on Thursday after Pres. Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. certified the bill proposing its creation as urgent. “I think a sovereign wealth fund (SWF), if managed properly, can help us achieve our objectives of inclusive and sustainable development.  We look […]

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TREE PLANTING ORDER FOR DPWH CONTRACTORS BACKED

Quirino governor and Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP) president Dax Cua expressed his full support for an order requiring contractors with flood control projects funded by the Department of Public Works and Highways to plant trees. “We welcome and fully support this DPWH order, which will advance our nationwide effort to make […]

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CUA BATS FOR LGU ADOPTION OF LISTAHANAN 3

Quirino governor and Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP) president Dax Cua called on local government units to integrate the “Listahanan 3 poverty database” to improve their delivery of social services. “I urge my fellow LGU executives to adopt the Listahanan 3, which can help us in ensuring that our programs are correctly […]

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CUA BATS FOR EXPANDED NAT’L CULTURAL HERITAGE LAW

Quirino Governor and Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP) President Dax Cua on Sunday urged local chief executives (LCEs) to rally for the passage of a measure that seeks to strengthen the National Cultural Heritage Law through cultural mapping and an enhanced cultural heritage education program. House Bill 5110, which was recently passed […]

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QUIRINO BAGS 6TH SEAL OF GOOD LOCAL GOVERNANCE

Quirino Governor Dax Cua expressed his gratitude that the province once again attained the Department of Interior and Local Government’s Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) award. “We are grateful for the recognition of our efforts to make the provincial government responsive to the needs of our people. The SGLG is a reflection of our […]

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CUA TO LGUS: BUY RICE, PRODUCE FROM LOCAL FARMERS

Quirino Governor Dax Cua urged his fellow local leaders to continue buying produce from local farmers, as he expressed his support for a bill in the House of Representatives that would compel both the national government and local government units to do the same. “Let’s support our own farmers by buying local. Mas malaki ang […]

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PBBM HAILED FOR BACKING LGUS ON DEVOLUTION PLANS

The president of the Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines thanked Pres. Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. (PBBM) for reassuring municipalities that he will support them in implementing their respective devolution plans. “Nagpapasalamat tayo kay Pangulong Marcos sa pahayag ng suporta. His reassurance to help municipalities will go a long way toward ensuring that no local […]

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CUA URGES LGUS: BUILD ‘GREEN WALL’ VS TYPHOONS

Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines president and Quirino Governor Dax Cua on Monday urged local government units across the country to build a “green wall” for protection against natural disasters. As Super Typhoon Karding battered Luzon on Sunday, “Sierra Madre” had been among the trending topics on social media, highlighting the role of […]