Tag: Press Release

Jinggoy wants food manufacturers, establishments to donate excess edible food to food banks

SENATE President Pro Tempore Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada has filed a bill seeking to require food manufacturers and establishments, such as restaurants, cafes, diners, fast food chains, hotels, supermarkets, and culinary schools, to donate their excess edible food for charitable purposes. “Nakakalungkot malaman na napakaraming pagkain ang nasasayang habang marami rin sa ating mga kababayan ang…
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PHOTO RELEASE: Declaring a State of Imminent Disaster bill

Declaring a State of Imminent Disaster bill: Senate President Pro Tempore Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada has introduced Senate Bill No. 2643, a measure proposing the establishment of a system for declaring a “State of Imminent Disaster” and allowing the implementation of proactive measures before natural calamities strike based on risk assessments by agencies such as the…
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Jinggoy bill institutionalizes anticipatory actions on disasters

Proactive and preemptive strategy TO save more lives and livelihoods due to climate crisis, Senate President Pro Tempore Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada has introduced a measure proposing the establishment of a system in declaring a “State of Imminent Disaster” and allowing the implementation of proactive measures before natural calamities strike based on risk assessments by agencies…
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Jinggoy issues stern warning vs TV, movie producers violating Eddie Garcia law

SENATE President Pro Tempore Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada has issued a stern warning against production outfits flagrantly violating the recently-enacted Eddie Garcia law, saying they could already be held liable pending the issuance of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 11996. “Malinaw ang nakasaad sa batas: Itinatakda na sa walo hanggang labing-apat…
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Not just timely but essential, Jinggoy says on the P35 pay hike to NCR workers

Given the rising inflation rate impacting poor households, the P35 increase in the daily minimum wage for workers in the National Capital Region (NCR) is not just timely but essential, Senate President Pro Tempore Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada said. “Mas mahirap sa mga naghihikahos nating kababayan na tustusan ang pang-araw-araw na gastusin ng kanilang pamilya ang…
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Jinggoy bill seeks 5-year validity of PRC IDs

FROM the current three-year validity, Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada wants all Professional Identification Cards (PICs) issued by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) renewable after five years since their issuance. “This move will significantly benefit professionals by reducing the frequency of annual renewal transactions. It will ease the burden of securing appointments at their preferred date…
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Statement calling for a crackdown on illegal POGOs in PH

Aside from security concerns raised on POGO operations near our military bases, reports on some 250 others operating without licenses should prompt our concerned authorities to conduct a crackdown on these illegal entities. Kung may sapat na impormasyon na ang PAGCOR tungkol dito, huwag na sana silang magpatumpik-tumpik pa sa pagpapasara ng mga ilegal o…
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Jinggoy files resolution honoring Alas Pilipinas’ historic first AVC medal in 63 years

SENATE President Pro Tempore Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada has filed a resolution commending and congratulating Alas Pilipinas for bagging the historic bronze medal in the 2024 Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Challenge Cup for Women, the first national team to reach the semifinals in the said competition in 63 years. “The entire nation celebrates their historic victory…
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Jinggoy fends off criticisms vs PH shift to territorial defense amid evolving security challenges

DESPITE the government’s focus shift from internal security to territorial defense, the country remains committed to resolving regional conflicts peacefully through dialogue and diplomatic channels, Senate President Pro Tempore Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada today said. Estrada made the assertion as he joined President Marcos Jr. in the ongoing 21st International Institute for Strategic Studies Shangri-La Dialogue…
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Jinggoy files resolution observing centennial birth anniversary of national artist Eddie Romero

SENATE President Pro Tempore Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada has filed a resolution commemorating the 100th birth anniversary and milestones in the Philippine cinema of National Artist Eddie Romero. “The legacy of Romero as a prolific writer, ambitious yet practical artist, should be recognized and celebrated, especially on July 7, 2024, which marks the 100th anniversary of…
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