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LIBANAN BACKS SECURED PATIENT INFO SHARING SYSTEM

House of Representatives Minority Leader Nonoy Libanan wants the national government to spearhead the creation of a secure patient information sharing system that he said “would go a long way in improving health outcomes”. “There’s no question that a patient information sharing system among healthcare providers can lead to faster diagnosis and treatment, especially in […]

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USE DIPLOMACY IN PH-CHINA MARITIME ROW – LIBANAN

The Philippines and China should work to ease heightening tensions over a maritime dispute, House of Representatives Minority Leader Nonoy Libanan said. “Both countries should exhaust all diplomatic avenues to de-escalate the situation,” Libanan stressed. President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. had earlier said that the Philippines “will not surrender its sovereign rights” amid China’s intimidation. “Filipinos […]

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CREATE MORE MEDICAL SCHOOLS IN SUCS – LIBANAN

House of Representatives Minority Leader Nonoy Libanan wants the country’s state universities and colleges (SUCs) to launch their own medical schools so that they can produce more doctors that are badly needed to build up the public healthcare system. “Congress must enable highly advanced SUCs, particularly those in the provinces, to put up their own […]

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BORONGAN AIRPORT TO GET P200M UPGRADE — LIBANAN

Borongan Airport in Eastern Samar will receive P200 million in capital outlay for the upgrade of its aviation infrastructure, House of Representatives Minority Leader and 4Ps party-list Representative Nonoy Libanan said. “The amount of P200 million has been earmarked in the 2024 General Appropriations Law to build up the infrastructure of Borongan Airport,” Libanan said. […]

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URGE MORE PINOYS ABROAD TO VISIT PH — LIBANAN

House of Representatives Minority Leader and 4Ps party-list Representative Nonoy Libanan wants the government to encourage a larger number of overseas Filipinos to spend their holidays in the Philippines, saying their spending here can boost up the country’s tourism revenues and jobs growth to a great extent. “We want the Tourism Promotions Board to draw […]

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LIBANAN LAUDS LAUREL’S APPOINTMENT AS NEW DA CHIEF

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s designation of Francisco Laurel Jr. as Secretary of Agriculture has been welcomed by House of Representatives Minority Leader and 4Ps party-list Representative Nonoy Libanan. “The President’s decision to finally relinquish the post of agriculture secretary is most welcome, as he can now concentrate wholly on his job as chief executive,” Libanan […]

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BI LAUDED FOR USE OF BODY CAMERAS BY INSPECTORS

The Bureau of Immigration’s (BI’s) decision to embrace the use of body-worn video cameras for its secondary inspectors has been welcomed by House of Representatives Minority Leader and 4Ps Party-list Representative Nonoy Libanan. “The donning of body cameras will provide an accurate recording of events whenever an international traveler comes into contact with an immigration […]

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LIBANAN WANTS FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDIES IN BASIC ED

House of Representatives Minority Leader Nonoy Libanan wants Filipino students to draw inspiration from national hero Jose P. Rizal, who developed a passion to learn foreign languages. Libanan filed House Resolution No. 910, urging the Department of Education (DepEd), which is currently conducting a review of the K-12 program, to integrate foreign language studies other […]

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LAND BANK URGED: MAINTAIN FARMERS’ CREDIT SUPPORT

The minority bloc in the House of Representatives will not oppose the planned merger of the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) and the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) if the former’s mandate to provide direct credit support to small farmers and fisherfolk is kept intact. “We must stress that Land Bank is duty […]

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ONLINE SELLERS TOLD: BARE PRICES TO ALL BUYERS

House of Representatives Minority Leader Nonoy Libanan has issued a warning to online sellers – you cannot PM or private message the prices of your products. Amid the last-minute holiday online shopping rush, the veteran legislator reminded online sellers that the law requires product price tag for all consumers to see. “Online retailers who do not […]