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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 […]

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GIVE TRANSPORT SECTOR FUEL SUBSIDY – NANCY BINAY

Senator Nancy Binay urged the Department of Budget and Management to immediately release funds for the provision of fuel subsidies to the public transport sector. This, as public utility drivers are feeling the heat with a steady rise in oil prices for the seventh week in a row now. “Umaaray na po ang ating mga […]

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RETURN CANCER FUND IN 2022 DOH BUDGET – BINAY

Senator Nancy Binay slammed the removal of the line item for the country’s cancer fund for 2022 by the Department of Health, saying it was a “step back” after Congress “had gone through a lot of hoops to fully empower the national cancer control program”. “The DOH should have taken our cue when we allocated […]

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RAISE AGE OF CONSENT FROM 12 TO 16 YEARS OLD – BINAY

Senator Nancy Binay is convinced that the age of consent in the Philippines should be raised to 16 from the present 12, following the alleged rape of a 15-year-old by a policeman. In July, Binay filed Senate Bill No. 1895 which aims to make 16 years old the minimum age to determine statutory rape for […]

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BINAY TO DOH, LGUs: LAUNCH MASSIVE INFO CAMPAIGN VS LEPTOSPIROSIS

Concerned over the rising number of leptospirosis cases in the country, Senator Nancy Binay urged the Department of Health (DOH) and local government units to launch a massive campaign to be proactive in the fight against the disease in the barangays. Binay said the DOH, with the help of local government units (LGUs), should remain […]