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MMDA TO LTO: LIFT ALARM ON NCAP-TAGGED VEHICLES

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has requested the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to temporarily lift the tagging and alarm on vehicles apprehended under the agency’s No Contact Apprehension Policy following the issuance of a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) by the Supreme Court late last month. In his letter to LTO’s service provider Stradcom Corporation, […]

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5.4M FARMERS, FISHERS REGISTER IN RSBSA – DAR

More than five million farmers, fishers, and farm workers have to date registered under the national Registry System for Basic Sectors in Agriculture (RSBSA) that serves as a major requirement, prioritizing them to receive various assistance from the Department of Agriculture (DA). “As of March 8, 2022, we have registered 5,463,735 farmers, fishers, and farmworkers, […]

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HOUSE RATIFIES SIM REGISTRATION BILL – GATCHALIAN

Deputy Speaker Wes Gatchalian said the proposed Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) Card Registration Act could help law enforcement agencies in tracking down delinquents who use mobile phones with SIM cards to pursue nefarious activities. Gatchalian made the statement after Congress ratified the report on House Bill 5793 and Senate Bill 2395, or “An Act Eradicating […]

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LAW ON REGISTRATION OF PRE-PAID SIM CARDS URGED

Reacting to the news of teachers losing savings due to a cyber scam and countless other online fraud incidents, senatorial aspirant lawyer Alex Lacson is pushing for a series of measures that will strengthen the fight against fraud and prevent loss of savings and income. “I have been pushing for that registry of all SIM […]

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REGISTER DIGITAL SIM CARDS, SAYS GATCHALIAN

In a bid to thwart cyber criminals using the latest gadgets and find new ways to steal money by accessing bank details through mobile phones, Senator Win Gatchalian said he will pursue the inclusion of digital subscriber identity module (SIM) in the proposed SIM Card Registration Act. “We have to keep up with the latest […]

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PHILHEALTH REGISTRATION OF SENIORS AT BGYS URGED

The chairman of the House Committee on Senior Citizens said the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) should authorize barangays to serve as registration centers so that elderly Filipinos can be registered with PhilHealth conveniently.  Senior Citizen Party-list Representative Rodolfo Ordanes said it would be grossly inconvenient to require seniors to go to PhilHealth offices for […]

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LTO MEMO ON VEHICLE INSPECTION BRINGS RELIEF – POE

Senator Grace Poe welcomed the formal issuance of a memorandum suspending mandatory vehicle inspection exclusively by private motor vehicle inspection centers (PMVICs), saying this should temporarily put to rest the qualms and confusion over the policy. “At the minimum, this assures our vehicle owners and motorists a choice that is more convenient and favorable to them […]

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SALCEDA TO IATF: ISSUE VAX REGISTRATION RULES

The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) must issue guidelines on COVID-19 vaccination scheduling and registration to help local government units (LGUs) ramp up their rollouts. Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda said the registration system is in “disarray” in […]

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REGISTER SIM CARDS, PREVENT DIGITAL CRIMES – POE

Senator Grace Poe sponsored a bill that aims to address and penalize the proliferation of subscriber identity module (SIM) card-aided fraud in the country especially in the pandemic. “Our reliance on our mobile phones for various financial and personal transactions requires us legislators to ensure that digital connectivity is safe for all users,” Poe said. […]

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ILOILO CITY STARTS VAX REGISTRATION FOR KIDS

The registration for the 12-to17-year-old population who are willing to be vaccinated has started in Iloilo City. Jeck Conlu, spokesperson for the city’s COVID Team, said Mayor Jerry Treñas has ordered the start of the registration in the barangays to prepare for the expected vaccination rollout for the said age group on the last week […]