Sen. Risa Hontiveros has called for an “immediate” Senate hearing to probe the agreement that allows new telco Dito Telecommunity to set up equipment and facilities within the military bases of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in the country.
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Sen. Risa Hontiveros has urged the government to fast-track its digital transformation program for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to prevent them from permanently shutting down their operations that could eventually lead to laying off of workers.
Sen. Risa Hontiveros questioned DepEd’s proposal to have teachers enter into loans with GSIS for laptops worth P20,000 or less. The payment of these loans will be debited from the teachers’ salaries.
Sen. Risa Hontiveros has called on the PNP and the NBI to strengthen the implementation of the Safe Spaces Act, otherwise known as the “Bawal Bastos Law,” especially during the time of Covid-19 lockdowns.
Instead of slapping new taxes, Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian also prodded the government to extend fresh capital and other financial assistance to budding online entrepreneurs.
Sen. Risa Hontiveros on Wednesday, June 17, urged the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to “withdraw, review, and re-write” its memorandum circular on the taxing
As many as 931 complaints have been filed before the National Privacy Commission (NPC) by aggrieved borrowers complaining of harassment, threats, verbal abuse, and even unauthorized access to their phones’s list of contacts.