Posts Tagged Juan Miguel Zubiri

Senate may pass COVID-19 vaccine indemnification bill next week — Zubiri

Robie de Guzman   •   February 17, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Senate may approve next week a bill that seeks to establish a P500-million national indemnity fund that will be used to compensate any inoculated person who...

Health workers group opposes bill that allows LGUs to directly procure vaccine

Marje Pelayo   •   February 12, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — A group of healthcare workers expressed opposition to the proposed measure filed in the Senate seeking to allow local government units (LGUs) to procure vaccines directly from...

Senate rules panel OKs hearings on bills seeking creation of new gov’t departments

Robie de Guzman   •   February 2, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Senate Committee on Rules has given its go-signal to the chamber’s committees to proceed with deliberations on bills proposing the creation of new government departments. In...

Zubiri says confirmatory test yielded negative result for COVID-19

Robie de Guzman   •   July 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri on Tuesday said he is free from the live novel coronavirus strain that causes the disease based on the result of...

Zubiri says he tested positive for COVID-19 anew

Robie de Guzman   •   July 27, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri on Monday said he once again tested positive for novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Zubiri received the result shortly before he...

PH gov’t urged to mass-produce COVID-19 locally-developed test kits, raise fund for R & D

Robie de Guzman   •   March 11, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri is urging the government to immediately mass-produce the test kits developed by local scientists for the detection of novel coronavirus disease...

Zubiri calls on DA, other agencies to act faster in containing ASF spread

Robie de Guzman   •   September 16, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri on Monday (Sept. 16) called on the Department of Agriculture (DA) and other concerned government agencies to move faster in containing...

Fiscal autonomy, taxation in proposed Bangsamoro Autonomous Region need further clarification — DOF

admin   •   February 14, 2018

  MANILA, Philippines — Today’s Senate deliberation for the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law  (BBL) centered on the issue on Bangsamoro Region’s autonomy on fiscal and taxation aspects. Department...

Senate considers widening scope of life imprisonment in the Anti-Hazing Law

UNTV News   •   September 27, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — Five proposed laws on hazing have been filed in the Senate. Three of the proposals aim to revoke the 22-year old Anti –Hazing law of 1995, authored...

CA rejects the appointment of DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo

UNTV News   •   August 17, 2017

  MANILA, Philippines — The majority of the 24-member Commission on Appointments (CA) did not approve the appointment of Judy Taguiwalo as  secretary of the Department of Social Welfare and...


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