Angara celebrates the enactment of three laws for the youth

Posted on: Thu, 08/04/2022 - 10:47 By: admin

Senate Committee on Youth chairman Sonny Angara welcomed the enactment of three laws that will foster the development of young Filipinos as future leaders and productive members of society.

“We are thankful for the inclusion of initiatives intended for the youth in the list of new laws. Programs for the youth are often neglected in the priorities of government but they deserve more attention since they represent the future of our country,” Angara said.

Statement of Sen Angara on the Enactment into Law of the Social Pension for Seniors

Posted on: Tue, 08/02/2022 - 13:19 By: admin

"Tayo ay nagpapasalamat at naging ganap na batas na ang pagdagdag ng social pension para sa ating mga senior citizens na ngayon ay magiging P1,000 na kada buwan. Ito ay napapanahon at nararapat lamang sa sektor na nakapag-ambag na ng malaki para sa ating lipunan. It's time to give back, ika nga. 

Makakaasa po ang ating kababayan na ang Senado ay patulong na aalagaan at bibigyang-pansin ang mga sektor na nangangailangan ng tulong at alalay. 

Angara-- Restore the heritage sites damaged by the Abra quake at the soonest possible time

Posted on: Sun, 07/31/2022 - 11:11 By: admin

Senator Sonny Angara today called for the inspection and restoration of the heritage sites damaged by the magnitude 7.3 earthquake to ensure their preservation.

At least five persons were killed and over 100 more were injured as a result of the earthquake that originated in Abra last Wednesday.

Apart from the human casualties, the quake also damaged infrastructure, residential buildings and historic/heritage sites, including those in the Ilocos Region.

Angara sees the establishment of satellite specialty hospitals as timely and doable

Posted on: Fri, 07/29/2022 - 09:31 By: admin

Senator Sonny Angara said today that he will push for the passage of a law that would provide Filipinos with easier access to specialized medical care, particularly those who are situated in remote areas.

Angara has filed Senate Bill 93 as one of his priority legislation for the 19th Congress, which seeks to establish satellite specialty hospitals in provinces that are geographically isolated from their regions’ tertiary care hospital.

Reaksyon ni Sen. Sonny Angara sa SONA ni PBBM

Posted on: Tue, 07/26/2022 - 08:23 By: admin

Malinaw na nailatag ng Pangulong BBM ang kanyang mga nais maisakatuparan sa susunod na mga buwan at taon. Mahaba-haba ang listahan ng ating Pangulo at ito'y susuportahan at pagkakaisahan ng dalawang kapulungan ng Kongreso, lalo na ang mga nabanggit at plano niya para sa sektor ng agrikultura, kalusugan, turismo, enerhiya, imprastraktura, edukasyon at marami pang iba.

Matatayog at paniguradong hindi lakad sa parke ang mga ito. Klaro ang hinihiling niyang mataas na pamantayan na pagseserbisyo. 

Statement of Senator Sonny Angara

Posted on: Thu, 06/30/2022 - 12:36 By: admin

"The past six years of the administration of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte were some of the most challenging in the country’s history. But with a strong political will and outstanding management skills, President Duterte tackled the drug menace head on and made good on his promise to make the country a safer place for Filipinos.

The Duterte administration, with its heralded economic team, saw the country enjoying a high credit rating and investments in critical infrastructure that has benefited Filipinos across the country and will continue to benefit future generations.

INCOMING DBM SECRETARY NI PBBM, HIGHLY-QUALIFED, MAY MAIPAGMAMALAKING TRACK-RECORD -- ANGARA

Posted on: Tue, 05/31/2022 - 09:57 By: admin

PINAPURIHAN ngayon ni Senator Sonny Angara, chairman ng Senate committee on Finance ang pagkakapili ng incoming Marcos administration kay Amenan Pangandaman, Concurrent Assistant Governor ng Banko Sentral ng Piipinas bilang bagong Kalihim ng Department of Budget and Management (DBM). 

"Napakahaba na ng karanasan ni Mina sa legislature at executive branches, kaya natutuwa akong makakatuwang namin siyang muli sa pag-aaral sa 2023 national budget sa mga darating na araw," ani Angara. 

Statement of Sen. Sonny Angara on the Appointment of Amenah Pangandaman as DBM Secretary

Posted on: Mon, 05/30/2022 - 17:25 By: admin

"We welcome with open arms the appointment of Amenah Pangandaman as the incoming Budget Secretary under the Marcos administration. 

Given her long experience in both the legislature and the executive branches, we look forward to working with Mina once again as we go over the 2023 national budget later this year. 

PDIC charter amendments for a stronger and more resilient banking system—Angara

Posted on: Tue, 02/22/2022 - 08:54 By: admin

Senator Sonny Angara said today that the latest amendments to the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) charter will result in a stronger and more resilient banking system in the country.

A product of extensive consultations with the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), the academe and stakeholders of the banking and financial sector, Angara said the new charter of the PDIC will streamline the operation of the government corporation so that it could focus on its core function of securing the deposits of the public by providing insurance coverage for banks.

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