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PHOTO BY MIKE GONZALEZTHE SENATE on Monday backed a budget increase for the Judiciary, citing the need to fund its digitization and modernization efforts. “The budget of the Judiciary should really be increased,” Senator Raffy T. Tulfo said in mixed English and Filipino at a hearing.

PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCASTHE HOUSE of Representatives labor committee on Monday approved a measure that seeks to protect the rights of freelance workers and ensure they work under humane conditions.  Consolidated House Bill 615 directs the employer and freelance worker to sign a hiring contract. Pangasinan Rep.

MISAELBACANIUP.EDU.PHTHE HOUSE committee on higher and technical education on Monday approved separate bills that seek to rationalize local state universities and colleges (LUCs) and banning their “no permit, no exam” policy. Party-list Representatives Yedda Marie K. Romualdez and Jude A. Acidre filed the bill seeking to achieve

NATIONAL IRRIGATION ADMINISTRATION PHOTO RELEASETHE National Irrigation Administration (NIA) said many irrigation projects are currently unattractive for public-private partnership (PPP) financing because of the low likelihood of earning commercial returns, but added that it is considering ways to raise the return on investment (RoI) for

PHILSTAR FILE PHOTOTHE House appropriations committee said the chamber will begin plenary debate today, Sept. 20, after meeting its internal deadline of Sept. 16 for the budget briefings on the 2023 National Expenditure Program, a senior legislator said.Marikina Rep. Stella Luz A. Quimbo said in