Moving Towards Energy Self-reliance

The huge renewable energy potential of the Philippines shall be maximized to reduce the country’s vulnerability to price shocks in international markets due to heavy reliance on imported fossil fuels. Philippine power sector is undergoing a huge transformation to meet the growing demand for power and to accommodate investments for renewable energy projects

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Senate to review exemptions in FOI executive order

Twenty-nine years since the first freedom of information (FOI) bill in Congress was filed, the Philippine Congress has yet to pass an FOI Act. Senator Grace Poe, who chairs of the Senate Committee on Public Information and Mass Media said that the 17th Congress is looking forward to pass the FOI bill next year saying that the law is not just about transparency and accountability, but also about creating an enabling environment for social participation.

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Cut rates, broadened bases in Phil tax reform

Legislative deliberations for the proposed tax reform have already started at the House of Representatives, with 25 bills eyed to foster inclusive growth in the nation.

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Former DOJ Sec implicated in drug ops inside Bilibid

After being ousted from the Senate committee chairmanship, Sen. Leila De Lima takes another beating as high-profile inmates testified against her during the House inquiry on the drug proliferation in the New Bilibid Prison during her time as Justice Secretary.

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