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Senators fast-track SIM card registry bill

THREE  senators pressed for quick passage of the subscriber identity module (SIM) card registration bill that Congress is rushing amid the alarming rise in digital-enabled SIM scams. Senator Jinggoy Estrada said a SIM registration Law will be “a valuable crime prevention strategy and cyber-defense capability,” adding it will effectively arm the Philippines against cross-border crimes use SIM…
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Jinggoy pushes 350% to 488% pension hike for military vets

Senator Jinggoy Estrada, taking up the cudgels for aging military veterans bearing the rising costs of medical and other pressing needs, prodded Congress on Monday to frontload passage of an awaited remedial law “proposing to increase by 350 percent to 488 percent their disability pension.” In pressing for an upward adjustment in their pension fund,…
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