ROME, Italy — Venice announced that it would introduce a fee for day tourists to enter the city's overcrowded historic center on 29 days next year as it seeks to come to grips with overtourism.
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Marathon morning-to-past-midnight floor debates on the proposed P5.768-trillion national budget for 2024 ended 4:20 a.m. last Tuesday, "proof of how the Senate takes seriously its constitutional mandate of ensuring that taxes paid by the people must be spent properly," Senate President Juan Miguel "Migz" Zubiri said.
Press Release - Following heated debates with CHR, Cayetano bats for fair, extensive Senate discussions on abortion and discrimination
Senator Alan Peter Cayetano on early Tuesday called on the Senate to further discuss issues such as abortion and the Anti-Discrimination Bill with the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) at the committee level.
Senator Alan Peter Cayetano on Tuesday slammed the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) for submitting its plan for the disbursement of medical assistance to coconut farmers one year into the administration, resulting in a delay in the delivery of services.
Senator Alan Peter Cayetano on Monday suggested to the Commission on Audit (COA) to look into the conduct of pre-auditing government projects to see if it can help the commission enhance its effectiveness and efficiency in carrying out its mandate.
JERUSALEM. – Relatives of some of the 240 people held by Hamas in Gaza urged far-right Israeli lawmakers on Monday not to pursue proposed capital punishment for captured Palestinian militants, saying that even talk of doing so might endanger the hostages.
Press Release - Cayetano pushes for multi-year budget for Comelec to prepare early for 2025 elections
Senator Alan Peter Cayetano on Monday said the Commission on Elections (Comelec) should be given a two- or three-year budget to allow for early preparation for the 2025 elections.