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ZUBIRI RENEWS PUSH FOR BULACAN AEROTROPOLIS

Senate President Migz Zubiri reiterated his push for the creation of a special economic zone in Bulacan province to entice more foreign investors and complement the soon-to-be-finished aerotropolis outside of Metro Manila. At the hearing of the Senate Committee on Economic Affairs, Zubiri said he refiled Senate Bill No. 2266, or An Act Establishing the […]

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ZUBIRI TO PINOYS: RESPECT THE CONSTITUTION

Senate President Migz Zubiri has called on the Filipino people to honor the country’s historic beginnings by respecting the Constitution, and that any changes to the country’s charter must not be made based on selfish motives and ambitions. Zubiri made this assertion as he delivered his message during the 125th Anniversary celebration of the Malolos […]

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SELF-RELIANT DEFENSE POSTURE BILL GETS SENATE OK

The Senate approved on third and final reading a measure aimed at developing the country’s defense industry and enhancing its locally produced advanced weaponry and equipment for the armed forces. Voting 20-0-0, the chamber passed Senate Bill No. 2455 (SBN 2455), also known as the “Self-Reliant Defense Posture Revitalization Act”, which is designed to revitalize […]

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SENATE HOSTS SUCCESSFUL INT’L PARLIAMENTARY FORUM

The Senate adopted a resolution expressing its gratitude to various national and local government agencies for their contributions to the country’s successful hosting of the three-day 31st Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF31). Sponsored by Senate President Migz Zubiri, the chamber unanimously adopted Senate Resolution No. 870 (SRN 870), commending relevant government agencies and local government […]

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SENATE HOSTS INT’L PARLIAMENTARY FORUM

Shared solutions to shared concerns. This, according to Senate President Migz Zubiri, is the goal of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF 31) which is held at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City from November 23 to 25, 2023. “275 delegates from 19 countries, including the Philippines submitted resolutions on political, economic and […]

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PH HOSTS 31TH ASIA-PACIFIC PARLIAMENTARY FORUM

The Senate has already set the stage for the 31st Annual Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) where parliamentarians from all over the region will talk about important matters relating to regional peace, prosperity and sustainability. The Senate has been designated as the host for the preparations for the prestigious annual meeting of parliamentarians, along with the […]

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ZUBIRI BATS FOR PROPOSED PH-JAPAN MILITARY PACT

Senate President Migz Zubiri allayed fears that the proposed Reciprocal Access Agreement (RAA) between the Philippines and Japan may result in abuses as he stressed that the military accord will be equitable and beneficial for both countries. Zubiri gave the assurance two days after visiting Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio vowed to help improve the […]

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ZUBIRI LEADS DELEGATION TO SPAIN’S SENATE

“Let us build on five hundred years of friendship and history.” This was the message of Senate President Migz Zubiri to Spanish Senate President Pedro Rollán during the Philippine Senate’s official parliamentary visit to the Senate of Spain, where enhanced trade relations was one of the key points of discussion. Zubiri led a delegation of […]

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ZUBIRI BATS FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY USE IN PH

As prices of oil spike and production are choked by war and politics, Senate President Migz Zubiri said fossil-fuel dependent Philippines should tap its large renewable energy potentials, such as solar, hydro and wind, to lower electricity costs and tame inflation. “If we can tap into the country’s vast potential of renewable energy, especially solar, […]

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ZUBIRI HEADS PH SENATORS IN UK PARLIAMENT MEET

“We need stronger parliament-to-parliament cooperation to go along with the robust people-to-people exchanges between the Philippines and the United Kingdom.” This was the message of Senate President Migz Zubiri as he led a Senate delegation on a parliamentary visit to the UK culminating in meetings with Sir Lindsay Hoyle, Speaker of the House of Commons, […]