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BINAY TO DOT: MAKE PH FIBA 2023 HOSTING SUCCESSFUL

“All hands on deck.” Senator Nancy Binay wants the tourism department to work closely with the private sector to ensure there will be no hitches to the country’s co-hosting of the FIBA Basketball World Cup next year. Binay said that the Department of Tourism should take advantage of the massive opportunity that the FIBA event […]

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BINAY TO DEPED: ENSURE TEACHERS, STAFF ARE VAXXED

Senator Nancy Binay called on the government to ensure that all school staff members are fully vaccinated and that schools are fully compliant with safety protocols even before the planned implementation of full face-to-face classes in November.“As a parent, syempre, before na mag-full face-to-face sa November, gusto rin nating ‘yung mga teacher at support staff […]

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NO MORE MEDICAL INSURANCE FOR IN-PERSON CLASSES

Senator Nancy Binay thanked the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases and the Commission on Higher Education for their move to repeal the policy requiring students in higher education institutions (HEIs) to have medical insurance before participating in in-person classes. “Nagpapasalamat tayo sa IATF at CHED sa pagbawi ng requirement na […]

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BINAY: DEPLOY QUARANTINE MARSHALS, NOT COPS

In light of continued breaches in protocol in the country’s quarantine facilities, Senator Nancy Binay reiterated her call for quarantine marshals to be assigned in all quarantine facilities. Binay also raised the possibility of introducing stiffer penalties for establishments and individuals found to have deliberately violated quarantine protocols. “Mukhang hindi na sapat ang internal policing […]

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BINAY: CONCUR WITH CONGRESS ON BANKNOTES DESIGN

“No more heroes.” In light of the removal of three World War-II martyrs in the redesigned P1,000 banknote, Senator Nancy Binay suggested that a congressional concurrence is necessary before any major redesign is made in coins and notes by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. Binay suggested that designs made in the legal tender should first […]

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SENATE HONORS 10 METROBANK AWARDEES – BINAY

Recognizing their contribution in promoting a culture of excellence in their respective fields, the Senate adopted a resolution honoring Metrobank Foundation’s 10 Outstanding Filipinos for 2021. Senator Nancy Binay, chairperson of the final board of judges for the Metrobank search, said the adoption of Senate Resolution No. 838, taking into consideration Resolution Nos. 860, 874, […]

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SET FULL VAX TARGET FOR TEACHERS AT 100% – BINAY

Senator Nancy Binay urged the Department of Education to go on full blast in inoculating teachers, and set a target rate of 100% as the government prepares to pilot test face-to-face classes. “Sa tingin ko dapat gawing accessible sa mga guro at school personnel ang bakuna, at mabakunahan ang lahat ng ating mga guro. DepEd […]

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SEND MORE COVID-19 VACCINES TO PROVINCES – BINAY

Senator Nancy Binay backed the call of local government units outside the National Capital Region for a more equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. “I appeal to the national government to heed the cry for help of our local chief executives outside NCR for them to have a share of the vaccines that are coming in,” […]

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FREE COVID TESTS IN AREAS WITH HIGH CASES URGED

Senator Nancy Binay recommended that free cluster testing for COVID-19 be done in high-density communities and in areas where cases of the coronavirus infection are high. According to Binay, given the government’s poor testing capacity, rationalizing the IATF’s and the DOH’s screening and testing strategies to cover more individuals is necessary in order to abate […]

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BINAY TO LTFRB: GIVE JEEPNEY DRIVERS AYUDA

“Tinanggalan na ng pasada, pinagkaitan pa ng ayuda.” Senator Nancy Binay expressed disappointment by the lack of government effort to seriously fast track the implementation of the Service Contracting Program for public utility drivers. “Mahigit nang isang taong pinagkaitan ng ayuda ang mga kapatid nating mga namamasada. The DOTr and the LTFRB are invisible, and […]