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ULAP LAUDS WATER SUPPLY PROGRAM FOR POOR LGUS

Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP) president and Quirino governor Dax Cua lauded a government program that aims to help the poorest municipalities in the country have access to clean and stable water supply. “We in ULAP have always emphasized the need to address people’s basic right to water, in line with our […]

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CUA URGES LGUS TO DEVELOP RIVERS

The surge in popularity of the recently opened Pasig River Esplanade in Manila points the way for other local government units in how to develop their rivers and other water resources for the people, Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines president and Quirino governor Dax Cua said. “Dinadagsa ngayon ang Pasig River esplanade, at […]

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ULAP SUPPORTS CHA-CHA

The Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP), umbrella organization of all leagues of local government units (LGUs) and locally elected government officials in the country, supports the move to amend the 1987 Constitution.  In a recent resolution, ULAP cited the need for more responsive, accountable, and updated governmental frameworks that would enable LGUs […]

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DTI TAPS ULAP TO HELP BOOST CONSUMER PROTECTION

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) intensified its strategic communication campaign on consumer protection and acceleration of local micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) by sealing a partnership with the Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP) on 18 January 2024. Aligned with the Department’s MSME development efforts, the signing of the memorandum […]

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CUA TO LOCAL EXECS: ENFORCE BAN ON FIRECRACKERS

Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP) president and Quirino Governor Dax Cua urged his fellow local leaders to continue implementing an executive order banning firecrackers to protect their constituents from undue harm that these may cause. “Executive Order 28 Series of 2017 which limits firecracker use to community displays is still in effect, […]

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ULAP SUCCESSFULLY CONCLUDES STUDY MISSION IN CHINA

Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP) president and Quirino Governor Dax Cua underscored the role of local governments in integrating the Philippines into the global economic and political landscape. “As local governments assume their roles in the fulfillment of Philippine commitments to economic and trade agreements in various international and regional groupings, we […]

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CUA TO BARANGAY, SK OFFICIALS: SERVE THE PEOPLE

Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP) president and Quirino Governor Dax Cua reminded newly-elected barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan officials to “serve the people.” “First of all, congratulations to our newly-elected barangay and SK officials. I hope that you will take to heart your sacred responsibility to serve the people,” Cua said. Cua also […]

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CUA HAILS LGU’S ROLE IN NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

As the country commemorates Local Government Month, Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP) president and Quirino Governor Dax Cua touted the role that local government units continue to play in society. “As frontliners of the government, LGUs remain as crucial as ever in protecting and promoting the welfare of the people,” Cua said. […]

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CUA JOINS CELEBRATION OF 32ND LGC ANNIVERSARY

Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP) president and Quirino Governor Dax Cua joined the Philippine Local Governance Forum’s “Festival of Local Excellence.” Hosted by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and by the Local Government Academy (LGA), the event celebrates the 32nd anniversary of the Local Government Code (LGC) of […]

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CUA HAILS REGIONAL SPECIALTY CENTERS LAW

Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines president and Quirino governor Dax Cua hailed the signing into law of the Regional Specialty Centers Act, saying it would help address the prevailing lack of access to quality healthcare in provinces outside the National Capital Region. “Republic Act No. 11959 is a badly needed measure to address […]