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Two beggars get jail term

Two female beggars were taken into custody after they were found begging from worshippers while they come out from the mosque in an area crowded with people as well as the markets. According to a tweet by the Dubai Public Prosecution yesterday, they referred the two...

Woman spends night in jail after attacking promodizer

A woman ended up spending her night in jail in Mabolo, Cebu after berating and assaulting a promodizer on Saturday, December 7, 2019. Local police identified the attacker as Medelina Yamazaki, a native of Negros Occidental. The incident was caught on cam and has gone...

Pacquiao to graduate from University of Makati in December

Senator Manny Pacquiao will be graduating from college at the University of Makati on December 11. Inquirer.net reported that Pacquiao finished his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Major in Local Government Administration. The boxing legend and senator shared on...

Police arrest man for using Dubai expat’s ID to get money

A 34-year-old man was convicted to three months in jail by the Dubai Court of First Instance after he was found using another man’s Emirates ID at a money exchange in Naif to get cash. The Nigerian man, on a visit visa came at the money exchange center around 1:45 pm...

Lawmaker wants to stop physical appearance in getting NBI clearance

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Nov. 14, 19 | 6:09 pm

Marikina City Representative Bayani Fernando wants to put a stop on the requirement for applicants to personally get their National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) clearance.

Fernando made the proposal after Minority Leader Benny Abante proposed a 4-day week to minimize traffic.

Abante said that the proposal could help traffic congestion during the holiday season.

Fernando says the four-day work is possible but it could burn out government employees.

“Alisin na natin yung napakaraming mga requirement. Na kinakailangan clearance ng NBI, bakit naman kailangan pang pumunta?” Fernando said.

“Hindi na kailangan yung mga clearances na yan. Halimbawa nag-apply ka ng passport, eh di gawin lamang ng Department of Foreign Affairs, ipadala sa NBI. I-email nila ang NBI, bahala na ang NBI,” he told GMA News..

The lawmaker also wants to find out if the NBI actually arrests erring individuals through clearances.

“Ilan ba ang nahuli ng NBI dahil diyan sa pagkuha ng clearance? Baka naman iilan lang ang nahuli nila sa pagkuha ng clearance, ay tigilan na natin yun,” Fernando said.

Fernando said it does not matter if the government loses revenues from clearance applications as long as productivity is maintained.

“Mababawasan ang kita ng gobyerno, hindi bale na. Kesa naman dito ang nawawala sa atin ay P3.4 billion a day,” the lawmaker said.

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Two beggars get jail term

Two beggars get jail term

Two female beggars were taken into custody after they were found begging from worshippers while they come out from the mosque in an area crowded with people as well as the markets. According to a tweet by the Dubai Public Prosecution yesterday, they referred the two...

Woman spends night in jail after attacking promodizer

Woman spends night in jail after attacking promodizer

A woman ended up spending her night in jail in Mabolo, Cebu after berating and assaulting a promodizer on Saturday, December 7, 2019. Local police identified the attacker as Medelina Yamazaki, a native of Negros Occidental. The incident was caught on cam and has gone...

Pacquiao to graduate from University of Makati in December

Pacquiao to graduate from University of Makati in December

Senator Manny Pacquiao will be graduating from college at the University of Makati on December 11. Inquirer.net reported that Pacquiao finished his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Major in Local Government Administration. The boxing legend and senator shared on...

Police arrest man for using Dubai expat’s ID to get money

Police arrest man for using Dubai expat’s ID to get money

A 34-year-old man was convicted to three months in jail by the Dubai Court of First Instance after he was found using another man’s Emirates ID at a money exchange in Naif to get cash. The Nigerian man, on a visit visa came at the money exchange center around 1:45 pm...

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