Lower Prices still Possible – Sen. Bam

Lowering the prices of goods is still possible, if key reforms in the shipping industry are undertaken, including a review and amendment of the Cabotage Law. This was stressed by Senator Bam Aquino, chairman of the Senate Committee on Trade, Commerce, and Entrepreneurship, at a hearing conducted by the
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Sen. Bam: Go Negosyo Bill to Boost MSMEs, Inclusive Growth

Senator Bam Aquino has urged fellow lawmakers to pass the "Go Negosyo Bill", which aims to facilitate ease of doing business; enhance support for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs); and create more jobs to boost inclusive growth. During his sponsorship speech for Senate Bill No. 2046, under Com
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BIR Opposes Sen. Bam’s “People’s Fund Bill”

A proposed "People's Fund Bill", authored by Senator Bam Aquino, will give taxpayers the power to choose where to allocate five percent of their income tax. Sen. Aquino reiterated this during Tuesday’s hearing of the Senate Ways and Means Committee, regarding Senate Bill No. 1356 or the “People’s Fund B
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Sen. Bam Aquino Pushes for 24-Hour Disaster Response

Senator Bam Aquino pushed for a maximum response time of 24 hours following natural calamities, saying that it "currently takes three to four days for the national government to respond [to disasters]." He likewise called for a "higher level of preparedness... [from government]," as he spoke at the Join
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