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House approves Salceda& rsquo;s Freelance Workers Protection bill

The House of Representatives on Thursday unanimously approved on third and final reading substitute House Bill 8817, the proposed Freelance Workers Protection Act, principally authored by Albay 2nd District Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda......»»

Category: financeSource: thestandard thestandardMar 26th, 2021

House approves bill protecting freelancers on final reading

MANILA, Philippines — A bill seeking the protection of freelance workers has been approved on third and final reading in the House of Representatives. During Thursday’s session, 195 members of the lower chamber approved on final reading House Bill No. House Bill No. 8817 or the “Freelance Workers Protection Act.” Under the bill, the execution […] The post House approves bill protecting freelancers on final reading appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 25th, 2021

Salceda& rsquo;s panel approves 12 percent VAT on online services

The House of Representatives’ ways and means committee on Wednesday approved a bill imposing a 12-percent value-added tax on digital transactions......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 30th, 2020

BSP backs Salceda& rsquo;s virtual banking bill& nbsp;

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas expressed support to a bill authored by House Ways and Means chair Joey Sarte Salceda which seeks to establish a separate regulatory and industry development regime for virtual-only banks in the country......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 15th, 2020

Senate& rsquo;s CREATE bill version okay& mdash;Salceda

The House of Representatives is ready to pass the Senate version of the Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises Act that aimed at saving the country from further economic slump amid the pandemic......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2020

Eddie Garcia Bill OK d at House committee

"This bill seeks to institute policies for the protection and promotion of the welfare of workers or independent contractors in the film, television, and radio entertainment industry," she added......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 27th, 2020

& lsquo;Bayanihan 2& rsquo; funding main House issue

Albay Rep. Joey Salceda on Wednesday said he would recommend to the leadership of the House of Representatives to adopt the Senate version of the Bayanihan to Heal as One 2 bill, which the upper chamber of Congress passed on Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 30th, 2020

House panel OKs bill to protect informal workers

A House panel has approved a bill providing protection for some 16 million workers in the informal sector......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 13th, 2020

House panel approves absolute divorce bill

House panel approves absolute divorce bill.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

Firemen don& rsquo;t need firearms to prevent fire, CHR insists

The Commission on Human Rights on Friday rejected a proposed law enabling  firemen to carry firearms even as the 18th Congress approved a bill to that effect in the hope of modernizing the Bureau of Fire Protection......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 14th, 2021

Science for Change Program ng DOST, oks na sa House committee

MANILA – Inaprubahan na ng House Committee ang substitute bill para sa Science for Change Program (S4CP) mula sa Department of Science and Technology (DOST) nitong Miyerkules, Agosto 4. Ipinaliwanag nina Albay Representative Joey Salceda; Pangasinan 4th District Representative Christopher De Venecia; at DOST Secretary Fortunato De La Pena ang kahalagahan ng bill na ito […] The post Science for Change Program ng DOST, oks na sa House committee appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsAug 6th, 2021

House okays substitute bill on school tax

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Ways and Means on Monday approved a substitute bill that would define the tax rates for proprietary schools to allow them to  make use of the 10-percent preferential rate on taxable income......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

POGO tax bill enacted soon – Salceda

Expectations are high that President Duterte would soon sign the measure imposing tax on Philippine offshore gaming operations after the House leadership decided to adopt the Senate’s version of the bill......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 24th, 2021

House panel OKs bill protecting portion of Benham Rise

A House panel has approved a measure seeking to mandate the protection of a portion of the Philippine Rise following intrusion by a Chinese vessel earlier this year......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 9th, 2021

House declares PH Rise portion & lsquo;protected area& rsquo;

The House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources on Wednesday approved a bill declaring a portion of the Philippine Rise a protected area......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 7th, 2021

It& rsquo;s time to lift moratorium on nursing course, CHED urged

The chairman of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Health has asked the Commission on Higher Education to allow the reopening of nursing courses owing to the shortage of health care workers, particularly nurses in the country and abroad......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

House bill seeks amendment to tax code for private schools

"This relief is urgent as private schools continue to reel from the effects of COVID-19," Rep. Joey Salceda said in his proposed bill on the tax rate hike on private schools......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

House approves bill declaring National Press Freedom Day on August 30

(Update) This came from the same 'House of the People' that voted to deny ABS-CBN Corp., the country's largest broadcast company, a fresh franchise in what many saw as a blow to an already precarious press freedom situation in the country. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2021

Salceda heads Congress super-committee for Military Personnel& rsquo;s Pension system reforms

The House of Representatives has elected Albay Rep. Joey Salceda to head of the newly organized “powerhouse” ad hoc panel tasked to craft a sustainable fiscal framework for the Military and Uniformed Personnel (MUP) Pension System......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 30th, 2021

Green group supports ban on open-pit mining, protection of no mining zones

In a position paper read before the committee hearing at the House of Representatives Wednesday, Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment said House Bill 253 and House Bill 6450 should be urgently passed......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 27th, 2021

& lsquo;Job-creating bill to give OFWs new livelihood& rsquo;

Amid reports that many overseas Filipino workers remain jobless, Camarines Sur Rep. Luis Ray Villafuerte on Sunday cited the urgency for the Congress to pass the proposed “Balik Probinsya, Balik Pagasa” law to create jobs outside Metro Manila......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2021