House Panel OKs Bill Regulating e-Wallet, Online Banking

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A House panel has approved a bill regulating e-wallet and online banking A House panel has approved in principle a bill that will regulate the use of e-wallets and bank accounts in online transactions in a bid to address the proliferation of cybercrimes. The House Committee on Banks and Financial Intermediaries has endorsed for plenary … Read more

NPC Says Philippines To Benefit From SIM Card Registration

National Privacy Commission

The Philippines may harness the benefits of the proposed SIM Card Registration Act, according to NPC. NATIONAL PRIVACY COMMISSION — The NPC said that the Philippines may benefit from the proposed SIM Card Registration Act. According to NPC Commissioner Raymund E. Liboro, the approval of the proposed bill came at a time of rapid digitalization … Read more

House OKs Bill Requiring Planes To Play Pinoy Music Upon Landing

Pinoy music upon landing

House approved a bill requiring planes to play Pinoy music upon landing. HOUSE BILL — On Monday, the House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a bill that would require planes to play Pinoy music upon landing. The House of Representatives had recently approved a draft measure that would mandate the playing … Read more

House Bill Seeks Ban On Candidate Substitution In PH

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A lawmaker filed a House bill seeking to ban candidate substitution in the Philippines. A solon recently filed a House bill seeking to ban candidate substitution in the Philippines unless the candidate died or was disqualified. Aside from this, the lawmaker also filed a House bill aiming to restore the old provision in the election … Read more

House OKs Security Of Tenure Bill On Final Reading

Security of Tenure bill

House approved Security of Tenure bill on final reading. The House of Representatives approved House Bill 7036 or the amended version of the proposed Security of Tenure Act on third and final reading. Through a 204-7 vote, the House of Representatives voted to pass the said bill proposing an end to labor-only contracting in the … Read more

House OKs Internet Transactions Bill On 2nd Reading

HB 7805

House approve the Internet Transactions bill on second reading. The House of Representatives on Wednesday had approved on second reading the House Bill (HB) 7805 or the “Internet Transactions Act”. Voting via viva voce, the said bill sought to regulate commercial transactions in the internet in a bid to put an end to fraudulent transactions … Read more

House Approves Bill Giving Pres. Duterte Anti-Red Tape Powers On 3rd Reading

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House approved a bill that gave Pres. Duterte anti-red tape powers on third and final reading. The House of Representatives on Friday approved a bill that gave President Rodrigo Duterte anti-red tape powers on third and final reading. This, as the said bill gave President Duterte the authority to speed up the issuance of government … Read more