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Committee on Ways and Means discusses taxes on POGOs, POGO workers
12-November-2019, 09:10:32 AM

The House Committee on Ways and Means chaired by Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda (2nd District, Albay) opened discussions on Monday on House Bill 5267 which seeks to tax companies and workers engaged or involved in Philippine offshore gaming operations (POGOs).... Read More


Panel approves bills on creation of trust fund for orphaned, abandoned, neglected kids
12-November-2019, 09:01:48 AM

The House Committee on the Welfare of Children chaired by Rep. Yedda Marie Romualdez (Party-list, TINGOG SINIRANGAN) approved on Monday bills authored by House Speaker Alan Peter “Compañero” Cayetano, in consolidation with HBs 4218 and 5175 authored by Reps. Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado (1st District, Bulacan) and Florencio Noel (Party-list, AN WARAY), respectively. The measure seeks to provide for a trust fund account for each orphaned, abandoned, neglected, and voluntary committed minor under Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-accredited child caring institutions and care centers. The trust fund will be the source of assistance and support to children who have no one to care for them so that they will have a bright and secure future.... Read More