Ako Bicol Rep. Garbin welcomes proposed economic amendments to Charter

Garbin (File photo via Ako Bicol) MANILA—AKO BICOL Party-List Rep. Alfredo Garbin Jr., the chairperson of the House Committee on Constitutional Amendments, welcomed the proposed amendments to some economic provisions in the 1987 Constitution. Garbin said the amendments would eliminate the “overly protective” provisions – such as foreign ownership limitations in business enterprises, including public… Continue reading Ako Bicol Rep. Garbin welcomes proposed economic amendments to Charter

Defer fees hike, schools urged

MANILA – A party-list lawmaker on Tuesday urged the Department of Education (DepEd), Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), and private educational institutions to defer increases in tuition and other fees for the next academic year. Ako Bicol Party-list Rep. Alfredo Garbin Jr. said there should not be any… Continue reading Defer fees hike, schools urged