Barangays to benefit from BuB — DILG

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Barangays to benefit from BuB — DILG 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, Feb. 15 (PNA) — Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Mel Senen S. Sarmiento said that the government's Bottom-Up Budgeting (BuB) program will now be implemented in the barangay level.

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Cambodian parliament passes NGO draft law despite protests

July 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cambodian parliament passes NGO draft law despite protests 

PHNOM PENH, July 13 — The National Assembly of Cambodia on Monday adopted a draft law on Associations and Non- Governmental Organizations (NGOs) despite a boycott from the opposition lawmakers and protests.

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Vietnam, U.S. lawmakers discuss parliamentary role in promoting bilateral ties

April 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Vietnam, U.S. lawmakers discuss parliamentary role in promoting bilateral ties 

HANOI, March 31 — Vietnamese and the U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday discussed measures to boost the role of parliaments in promoting bilateral relations.

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Pakistan gov't moves to amend Constitution to set up military courts

January 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pakistan gov't moves to amend Constitution to set up military courts 

ISLAMABAD, Jan. 3 — The Pakistani government on Saturday tabled a constitutional amendment bill in the National Assembly to pave the way for establishing military courts for speedy handling of cases relating to terrorism and sectarian violence.

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Investment law revision aims to draw more FDI

November 21, 2014 by · Comments Off on Investment law revision aims to draw more FDI 

HA NOI, Nov. 21 — The National Assembly will pass the revised Investment Law this month. The new law aims to improve the business climate in Viet Nam by creating a clear, open and transparent environment for investors.

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France's National Assembly endorses 2015 social security budget

October 29, 2014 by · Comments Off on France's National Assembly endorses 2015 social security budget 

PARIS, Oct. 29 — France's National Assembly on Tuesday approved the 2015 social security budget which represents half of the government's 21 billion euros (US$ 26.7 billion) planned savings.

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