House panel approves bill regulating operation of motorcycle-for-hire 

THE HOUSE of Representatives’ transport committee approved Wednesday a measure that would allow and regulate the use of motorcycles as public utility vehicles.     In a hearing, the panel approved an unnumbered substitute bill and committee report known as the proposed Motorcycles-for-Hire Regulation Act.   The bill, if signed into law, will amend Republic Act 4136 or the Land Transportation and […]

House approves postponement of Bangsamoro elections to 2025   

HOUSE LAWMAKERS approved late Wednesday the postponement of the first regular elections in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).   A counterpart measure was already passed at the Senate on Sept. 6.   In a 187-0 vote with 0 abstentions, the House approved House Bill 10121 that would move the BARMM parliamentary polls from May 2022 to […]

House approves VP budget

The House committee on appropriations has approved the Office of the Vice-President’s P713.41-million budget for next year.  The panel approved the budget, which is 21% lower, without a hearing — consistent with the tradition of parliamentary courtesy to a co-equal government branch.  Under the spending plan, P139.58 million will go to personnel services, P558.5 million […]

High net worth professionals prefer Ireland’s IIP for investment immigration due to the greater flexibility and cost certainty it offers

HONG KONG, Jan 25, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Ireland has emerged as a preferred migration destination among Hong Kong’s high net worth families and professionals. This is evidenced by the more than 300% increase of applications from HK between 2019 and 2020 according to official statistics from the country. With an exceptional standard of […]