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PH NEEDS NEW HIGHER EDUCATION PLAN – REP NOGRALES

As the country commemorates the first National Higher Education Day on May 18, Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles on Tuesday called for the creation of a new roadmap to address the learning crisis caused by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. “We have to take a clear-minded view of the situation. Baka kasi hindi na akma […]

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RIZAL SOLON BATS FOR BAMBOO PLANTING AMID PANDEMIC

The Save Our Forests Now movement this week embarked on its second leg, with more than twice the number of participants joining in reforestation efforts in the province of Rizal. More than 500 youth participants from the town of Rodriguez (Montalban) planted more than 1,000 bamboo saplings by the river and mountain in Brgy. Mascap […]

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SOLON: CERTIFY ANTI-CHILD PORN LAWS AS URGENT

A neophyte lawmaker urged President Rodrigo Duterte to certify as urgent the passage of stronger anti-child pornography laws to better protect minors from sexual exploitation amid fast-evolving technological advancements.  “As long as we delay the passage of these bills seeking to amend our anti-child porn laws, we will have more child victims that are exposed […]

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NOGRALES WELCOMES SC’S MOVE VS MURDERS OF LAWYERS

Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles has welcomed the Supreme Court’s (SC) move to address the continuing attacks against members of the law profession, with 56 law practitioners killed since 2016. The 56th casualty, lawyer Winston Intong, was gunned down near his house in Malaybalay, Bukidnon last week, a day after the SC, Department of […]

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RIZAL SOLON CALLS FOR AMENDMENTS TO CHILD PORN LAW

Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles thanked President Rodrigo Duterte for turning his attention to the rising cases of child pornography in the country, which have reached a record high during the imposition of the enhanced community quarantine last year. “Nagpapasalamat tayo na si Pangulong Duterte na mismo ang nag-direkta para magkaroon ng agarang aksyon […]

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NOGRALES LAUNCHES ‘SAVE OUR FORESTS NOW’ PROGRAM

Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles this week launched the Save Our Forests Now program in a bid to encourage the youth to become more proactive in protecting the environment. The solon, along with more than 200 students from Colegio de Montalban, University of Rizal System, as well as San Mateo Municipal College, planted 1,000 […]

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RIZAL SOLON BATS FOR TRAINING OF SCIENTISTS ABROAD

Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles has filed a resolution seeking to provide annual appropriations in the government’s budget for the training of Filipino scientists and experts abroad.Nograles, a vice chairperson of the House Committee on Higher and Technical Education, recently filed House Resolution No. 1380, a Resolution Urging the House Committee on Higher and […]

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RIZAL SOLON CONDEMNS KILLINGS OF LAWYERS, JUDGES

Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles has condemned the recent string of murders involving lawyers, judges, and other workers of the law profession, adding that it could “shake the people’s faith in the country’s justice system.” Lawyer Joey Luis Wee was shot in broad daylight while walking to his office in Cebu on Monday, November 23. […]

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REP. NOGRALES BATS FOR PASSAGE OF ANTI-VAWC BILL

As the world commemorates International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles urged Congress to immediately pass a bill seeking to expand the punishable offenses under the Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004 (Republic Act 9262) to help stem the tide of VAWC cases, which […]

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RIZAL SOLON DECRIES RECENT SLAY OF LAWYER, JUDGE

Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles denounced the recent killings of a lawyer and judge in separate incidents, which adds to growing the list of lawyers, judges, and prosecutors killed since 2016 up to 52. Lawyer Eric Jay Magcamit was gunned down on Tuesday while on his way to a hearing in Quezon, Palawan. Meanwhile, […]