With the Philippine economy still in recession and no end in sight for the COVID-19 pandemic, Marinduque Representative and Speaker Lord Allan Velasco is proposing a P420-billion fund to further help stimulate the country’s economic recovery.
With the newly installed solar-powered water pumping system with filtration and treatment facility, the Department of Science and Technology-Mimaropa (DOST-Mimaropa) intends to address water security and safety on the island of Concepcion in Romblon.
The House of Representatives ratified Wednesday the bicameral conference committee report on the bill that would further amend the country’s anti-money laundering law, ahead of the February 2021 deadline set by the Paris-based global dirty money watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
The League of Provinces of the Philippines on Thursday urged national government to prioritize low-ranking local governments in its COVID-19 immunization plan.
House Speaker Lord Allan Velasco has underscored the need to relax the country’s investment regulations in order to attract more foreign direct investments, especially in agriculture and manufacturing sectors.