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Marcos to sign SIM Card Registration Act on Monday

MANILA – President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is expected to sign into law the Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) Card Registration Act on Monday. Once signed, this will be the first law to be signed since Marcos assumed office on June 30. The signing of the measure aims to boost government initiatives against scams committed through text and online messages. Under this measure, all public telecommunications entities (PTEs) or direct sellers will Read More

First 100 days: PH recoups learning loss with in-person classes

MANILA – Bringing all the children and youth back to school, securing catch-up learning, and support for teachers are included in the most vital call of the international community to address learning loss following the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.

First 100 days: Bolstering post-pandemic economic transformation

MANILA – Over three months into his term, President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has repeatedly expressed his desire to “transform” the Philippine post-pandemic economy into one that is even more robust and resilient than it was prior to the global health crisis.

First 100 days: From call for unity to genuine peace, progress

MANILA – President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.’s battlecry for unity during the May 2022 elections turned out to be more than just a campaign theme. In his early days in office, the country saw a fruition of holistic and painstaking efforts to achieve lasting peace that paves the way for national progress.

SONA ‘covenant’ with ARBs, OFWs highlights Marcos’ 1st 100 days

MANILA – When President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. delivered his first State of the Nation Address (SONA), he promised, among other things, to sign an executive order (EO) imposing a yearlong moratorium on the payment of land amortization and interest payments of agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) and launch a One Repatriation Command Center (ORCC) for distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).