LEGAZPI CITY – After almost two years of suspension due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the city government here is now in the thick of preparation for the resumption of its festive and colorful Ibalong Festival.
Day: June 4, 2022
Labor group supports Salceda’s proposal to overhaul PhilHealth
The Federation of Free Workers (FFW), a huge labor group, has welcomed and expressed full support for Albay Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda’s appeal to the new administration and to Congress for new legislations to overhaul and bring about comprehensive reforms in the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth).
US, New Zealand oppose ‘unlawful’ claims, activities in South China Sea
MANILA, Philippines — The United States and New Zealand said they support calls for the freedom to navigate South China Sea in accordance with international law and at the same time expressed opposition against the illegal claims and activities in the contested waters.
BOC exceeds May revenue target P11-B
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) revenue collection for May this year was recorded at P68.24 billion, exceeding by 20.8% its P56.47 billion target for the month by P11.76 billion.
LTFRB fields out ‘mystery riders’ to check on overcharging in TNVS
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will shortly field out its “mystery riders” on transport network vehicle services (TNVS) following complaints of overcharging passengers.
CHR supports measures to address plights of seniors, indigent folks
The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has voiced its support for measures that seek to double the monthly pension of indigent senior citizens and grant income tax exemption to those in vulnerable sectors.