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BINAY TO DBM: HELP DOTR UPGRADE CAAP EQUIPMENT

Senator Nancy Binay expressed concern over the air traffic system glitch at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) that crippled international and domestic flight operations on New Year’s Day. “Una sa lahat, buti na lamang at walang nangyaring anumang aksidente… but what happened last Sunday is scary and terrifying, and anyone who has plans of […]

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SET UP KIOSKS FOR SIM REGISTRATION – BINAY

As reports of spurious text messages, suspicious links to websites, and confusion surrounding SIM card registration abound, Senator Nancy Binay asked government agencies and telecommunication providers to set up mobile kiosks to assist mobile phone registrants. According to Binay, mobile kiosks in malls, plazas, schools, community centers will both serve as an information booth, and […]

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BINAY TO DOT: DEFER SLOGAN REBRAND

Senator Nancy Binay is not in favor of changing the slogan of the Department of Tourism (DOT). Binay said rebranding and marketing can be “very costly considering that the DOT will spend millions of dollars by changing the slogan”. The veteran legislator said this after President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. vetoed a provision to rebrand DOT’s promotional […]

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STOP ENFORCING COVID-19 ONE HEALTH PASS – BINAY

Senator Nancy Binay is calling on the government to stop the enforcement of the One Health Pass (OHP) amid mounting complaints from travelers over the inconvenience of the screening system. “Dapat i-lift na natin ang One Health Pass dahil hindi na rin ito nagiging praktikal at mas nagiging inconvenient ito para sa nakararami,” Binay said. […]

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BINAY TO DEPED: BOOST CAMPAIGN VS DENGUE

Senator Nancy Binay called on the Department of Education and local governments to ensure that students are also protected against dengue, as the country already logged more than 100,000 cases as of July this year. “Mas fatal ang dengue para sa mga bata, kaya nananawagan tayo sa DepEd at LGUs na mag-focus din sa dengue. […]

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BINAY TO DOH, DILG: PREPARE FOR MONKEYPOX

“For the past years, we’ve seen the glaring gaps in our COVID pandemic response. This time, we hope the DOH and the DILG are better prepared to handle monkeypox for us to contain future outbreak possibilities.” This was the reaction of Senator Nancy Binay as she asked the Department of Health to heighten its readiness […]

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BINAY: CONVENE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, TACKLE COVID

Senator Nancy Binay said that the Senate might need to convene the Committee of the Whole once the 19th Congress opens to discuss pending concerns on COVID-19.“Siguro, when the 19th Congress opens, we can convene the Committee of the Whole para mabalikan ang mga pending issues and concerns regarding COVID-19 like vaccination programs, access to […]

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BINAY WANTS FISHERY SECTOR SMUGGLING PROBED

Senator Nancy Binay spoke in defense of Navotas Mayor Toby Tiangco saying the inclusion of the mayor’s name in a Senate committee report is a result of failed intelligence. Binay said that Tiangco has been very active and vocal about smuggling and diversion of marine and aquatic products in Navotas City which are being imported […]

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CONVERSION OF PSTC TO OFFICES GETS SENATE OK

The Senate approved a bill seeking to convert the Provincial Science and Technology Center (PSTC) into the Provincial Science and Technology Office (PSTO) in provinces nationwide. Senator Nancy Binay, sponsor and co-author of Senate Bill No. 2484 or the Provincial Science and Technology Act, said the PSTCs of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) […]

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SEN. BINAY TO DOT: SUPPORT TOURISM-READY SITES

Senator Nancy Binay urged the Department of Tourism to provide all the necessary promotional, training or financial support to all tourism-ready sites as travel restrictions are continually being eased. According to Binay, the DOT should start enabling the tourism industry by extending marketing support to recover market share, bring back visitor confidence and awareness, rebuild […]