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Duterte to sign Bangsamoro law before SONA on Monday, says Palace

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address (SONA) will be historic as the Chief Executive is expected to sign the proposed Bangsamoro law before delivering his speech on Monday, Malacañang said on Thursday. Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. made the statement after the 28-member bicameral conference committee approved on Wednesday night the reconciled [...] The post Duterte to sign Bangsamoro law before SONA on Monday, says Palace appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes_net manilatimes_netJul 19th, 2018

Duterte to sign BBL before delivering SONA

President Duterte may sign the Bangsamoro organic law before he delivers his third State of the Nation Address on Monday, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 20th, 2018

Duterte to sign BBL before delivering SONA

President Duterte may sign the Bangsamoro organic law before he delivers his third State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

10 things to expect at Duterte’s SONA 2018

MANILA, Philippines – The nation will be watching as President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 23. Duterte’s 3rd SONA is set to be a historic one, with the President expected to sign the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law  in the morning, just ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

Duterte to sign Bangsamoro bill into law during SONA, Congress leaders say

THE proposed Bangsamoro Basic law (BBL) — a measure that abolishes the existing Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and replaces it with Bangsamoro Region – is constitutional and will be signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte during his third State of the Nation Address (Sona) on July 23, members of Congress said on Monday. Senate [...] The post Duterte to sign Bangsamoro bill into law during SONA, Congress leaders say appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Duterte to Sign BBL on 3rd SONA

President Rodrigo R. Duterte is expected to sign the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) on July 23 in time for his third State of the Nation Address (SONA), House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas said. Fariñas told House reporters Monday night about the Chief Executive’s plan, following a meeting between congressional leaders and the President to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 30th, 2018

Duterte to sign into law landmark BBL on July 23 – Fariñas

President Rodrigo Duterte will sign into law the landmark Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) onJuly 23in time for his third State of the Nation Address (Sona), House Majority Leader Rodolfo Farias said lateMonday.   "The BiCam Conference Committee Report shall be submitted for ratification by the HOR and the Senate in their Plenary sessions in the morning ofMonday, July 23, 2018, with the President signing it into law in time for his State of the Nation Address at4 p.m. of that same day," Farias told reporters.   Congress leaders had a meeting with Duterte on Monday night to discuss BBL and Farias said the President "grantedour request to certify the BBL bill as urgent ...Keep on reading: Duterte to sign into law landmark BBL on July 23 – Fariñas.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 29th, 2018

Duterte to sign national ID law

President Rodrigo Duterte will sign the law creating the national ID system on Monday, more than two months after it was ratified by Congress. According to a Palace advisory, the signing of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) Act is part of the President's Monday afternoon agenda. The PhilSys Act tasks the Philippine Statistics Authority with managing the ID system. ---Julie M. Aurelio...Keep on reading: Duterte to sign national ID law.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

Malacañang: National ID to benefit millions of Filipinos

Millions of Filipinos will soon enjoy the benefits of the national identification system, Malacaang said Monday.   This as President Rodrigo Duterte is set to sign the bill that will create the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) Act on Monday afternoon.   Through the legislation, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said, "We hope to improve efficiency and transparency of public services and promote ease of doing business."   "The Palace is pleased that millions of Filipinos will soon enjoy the benefits of the Philippine Identification System Act," Roque said in a statement.   "For the ordinary Juan de la Cruz, the signing of this ...Keep on reading: Malacañang: National ID to benefit millions of Filipinos.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

Duterte to present 2 landmark laws on Monday

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will present two landmark laws on Monday, Malacanang said on Sunday. Duterte will sign the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) Act into law and officially present the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). Once signed, the Philippine government will issue national IDs containing basic details of the holder, such as name, sex, birthdate, birthplace, address [...] The post Duterte to present 2 landmark laws on Monday appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

Duterte s 3rd SONA to stick to ‘change is coming’ theme – Palace

President Rodrigo Duterte, who was elected on the campaign slogan “change is coming,” intended to stay on the same subject when he delivers his 2018 State of the Nation Address on Monday. Source link link: Duterte's 3rd SONA to stick to ‘change is coming’ theme – Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 21st, 2018

Federalism, rice tariffication among Duterte’s legislative agenda — Palace

BILLS on federalism, and rice tariffication were among President Rodrigo Duterte’s top legislative agenda for the third regular session of the 17th Congress, Malacañang said on Thursday. In a press conference, Palace spokesman Harry Roque said Duterte intended to present the legislative agenda of his administration before delivering his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday. [...] The post Federalism, rice tariffication among Duterte’s legislative agenda — Palace appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

PRRD to Sign BBL Before SONA

Malacañang on Wednesday said President Rodrigo Duterte will sign into law the landmark Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) before his third State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 23. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this announcement after Duterte convinced leaders of the Senate and the House of Representatives to adopt the House version of the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Palace backs bill seeking to create disaster response agency

President Rodrigo R. Duterte and his Cabinet “approved” last Monday, July 9, the proposal to create a new department on disaster resilience, Malacañang said. “Palace will also draft an executive bill on the creation of this new department to be submitted to Congress… Target na maisabatas ay (The target is to sign this into law) […].....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

BBL passed by May 30, Duterte to sign it into law July 23, but what kind of Bangsamoro will it be?

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 May) — The two houses of Congress will pass their respective versions of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) before adjourning sine die on Wednesday, May 30, following an assurance Monday night from President Rodrigo Duterte that he would certify the bill as urgent on Tuesday, May 29. Duterte issued the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 29th, 2018

Senate, House receive Duterte’s certification of BBL as urgent

The Senate and the House of Representatives on Tuesday afternoon both received the certification as urgent of their respective versions of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). President Rodrigo Duterte earlier certified House Bill 6475 and Senate Bill 1717 as urgent as a "manifestation of the government to address the diverse needs of the people in the Bangsamoro, and all communities and constituents of Mindanao, towards a just and lasting peace in Mindanao and in the Philippines as a whole." READ: Palace: Duterte certifies BBL as urgent Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the President Duterte would sign the BBL once both chambers of Congress have reconciled and finalized...Keep on reading: Senate, House receive Duterte’s certification of BBL as urgent.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 29th, 2018

Permanent ban on OFW deployment to Kuwait conditional – Palace

The ban on Filipinos going to work in Kuwait is not so permanent after all. Malacaang said on Monday that President Rodrigo Duterte could still lift the prohibition if Kuwait agreed to sign an agreement for the better treatment of Filipino domestic helpers, and Philippine officials would fly to the Gulf state to seal the deal. In Kuwait, a senior government official sought to calm the diplomatic row with the Philippines, saying it was "largely a misunderstanding and exaggeration of some minor or one-off cases." Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said that when Mr. Duterte announced on Sunday that the ban on the deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Kuwait had ...Keep on reading: Permanent ban on OFW deployment to Kuwait conditional – Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 30th, 2018

Palace: Expect order on ‘endo’ by May 1

Labor groups could expect a proworker executive order (EO) on contractualization from President Rodrigo Duterte on or before May 1, Labor Day, his spokesperson, Harry Roque, said on Monday. "The President wants it as soon as possible," Roque said. The groups had expected the President to sign the much-awaited directive ending the practice of "endo" at a meeting with them on Monday, but Malacaang canceled the meeting. "Endo," or end of contract, refers to a contractualization scheme that offers short-term and unprotected temporary work arrangements. The draft EO proposed by the labor groups provides that the direct hiring of employees will be the general norm in employment...Keep on reading: Palace: Expect order on ‘endo’ by May 1.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

Duterte order against contractualization may be signed on Labor Day—Palace

President Rodrigo Duterte may sign an executive order (EO) banning contractualization or “endo” by Labor Day, Malacanang said on Monday. In a press briefing, Palace spokesman Harry Roque, Jr. said that Duterte wanted the EO “as soon as possible.” “I would think that they would want a significant EO like this to be issued in [...] The post Duterte order against contractualization may be signed on Labor Day—Palace appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

Palace aborts meet with labor groups on ‘endo’

Malacaang has aborted President Rodrigo Duterte's meeting on Monday, April 16, with labor groups on contractualization, Labor Undersecretary Joel Maglunsod said yesterday. "We have been informed by the Office of the President (OP) that the meeting of the President with labor groups tomorrow (Monday) will not be pushing through," Maglunsod told reporters. He said the OP did not give any reason for canceling the meeting during which the President was supposed to sign an executive order (EO) on contractualization. "We will ask for the reason [for] the postponement from Malacaang tomorrow," he added. Malacaang officials did not respond when sought for comment. The draft EO...Keep on reading: Palace aborts meet with labor groups on ‘endo’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 15th, 2018

Duterte’s SONA makes no call on immediate passage of Bangsamoro law

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/24 July) &'8212;  Peace groups and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) expected President Rodrigo Duterte to call on Congress to immediately pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) during his two-hour State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, but no such call was made. Instead, the President read three short paragraphs from [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 25th, 2017