- From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Congress of the Philippines (Filipino: Kongreso ng Pilipinas) is the national legislature of the Philippines. It is made of the Senate (upper chamber), and the House of Representatives (lower chamber). although in the Philippines the term congress commonly refers to just the latter.
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Congress of the Philippines (Filipino: Kongreso ng Pilipinas) is the national legislature of the Philippines. It is a bicameral body consisting of the Senate (upper chamber), and the House of Representatives (lower chamber),  although colloquially, the term "Congress" commonly refers to just the latter.
The Sixteenth Congress of the Philippines (Filipino: Ikalabing-anim na Kongreso ng Pilipinas) was the meeting of the national legislature of the Republic of the Philippines, composed of the Senate and House of Representatives.
t. e. The Eighth Congress of the Philippines ( Filipino: Ikawalong Kongreso ng Pilipinas) is the meeting of the national legislature of the Republic of the Philippines, composed of the Philippine Senate and House of Representatives after the ratification of the Constitution of the Philippines in 1987.
The Congress of the Philippines is the bicameral legislature of the Republic of the Philippines consisting of two chambers: the lower chamber known as the House of Representatives and the upper chamber known as the Senate. The House of Representatives and the Senate are equal partners in the legislative process, which means that bills introduced in either chamber cannot become law unless passed by both.H.B. numberShort titleDescriptionNational Values, Etiquette, and Moral Uprightness ActSeeks to establish the Commission on Filipino Values which shall conduct a nationwide consultation, craft a Program on National Values, Etiquette and Moral Uprightness; and draft a road map for its implementation. Intends the institutionalization of the Program in educational institutions which shall include but not limited to patriotism, national pride and identity, and proposes that teaching of the Program shall be included as part of the curriculum in all levels in Kindergarten, Elementary, Secondary, Technical-Vocational, and College institutions in the country. Declares that all private entities, government offices, GOCCs, national agencies, and LGUs shall include modules of the same subject in its employee orientation or training programs and seminars.Department of OFW Act of 2019Aims to address the absence of a single agency tasks to address foreign employment concerns in order for the government to focus on the needs and demands of migration in general and of OFWs in particular. Proposes to have a one-stop shop to serve as the umbrella agency that would manage, harmonize, and strengthen existing policies and programs on migration to address OFW needs and avoid overlapping jurisdiction or conflict of policy pronouncements. Intends to expedite the fulfillment of the objectives of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) adopted by the Philippines, which is an inter-governmentally negotiated agreement that has 23 objectives for the protection and promotion of the rights of migrant workers.Trust Fund for the Abandoned, Neglected, or Voluntarily Committed Child of 2019Seeks to provide a trust fund account in a trust entity for every covered abandoned, neglected, or voluntary committed children which shall be entitled to a quarterly deposit in his/her trust fund for the entire duration that the child was in an orphanage or child-caring institution and shall receive the lump sum amount when he/she reaches the age of eighteen (18).Emergency Response Department Act of 2019Seeks to establish the Emergency Response Department which shall prepare, integrate, coordinate, implement, supervise, control, monitor, and evaluate all plans, programs, projects, and activities of the Government on humanitarian emergency assistance and disaster risk reduction and management. Mandates the Department to assume the policy-making, coordination, integration, supervision, monitoring and evaluation functions currently logged with the existing NDRRMC, and shall take over all of the latter's responsibilities enumerated in Section 6 of RA 10121 and the functions of the OCD as enumerated in Section 9 of the same law. Designates the Department as the manager of the Human Emergency Assistance and Disaster (HEAD) Fund to ensure accountability and the responsible use of public funds and all monetary donations or otherwise. Gives visitorial powers to ensure that funding and donations to all entities are used actually, directly, and exclusively for disaster risk reduction efforts.
The Seventeenth Congress of the Philippines ( Filipino: Ikalabimpitong Kongreso ng Pilipinas) was the meeting of the national legislature of the Republic of the Philippines, composed of the Senate and House of Representatives. The convention of the 17th Congress was followed by the 2016 Senate election, which replaced half of the Senate membership, and the 2016 House of Representatives elections which elected the entire membership of the House of Representatives.
The Manila Peninsula rebellion occurred in the Philippines on November 29, 2007. Detained Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, General Lim and other Magdalo (mutineers) officials walked out of their trial and marched through the streets of Makati City, calling for the ouster of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, and seizing the second floor of The Peninsula Manila Hotel along Ayala Avenue.