Category: At a Glance

At a Glance: Making VAT Simpler, Fairer and More Efficient

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Sen. Lacson’s proposals to make the Value-Added Tax simpler, fairer and more efficient.
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At a Glance: The Process of the Senate’s Relocation

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On Nov. 21, 2017,Β 14 senators voted for the transfer of the Senate from Pasay City to Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City.Β  This was after Sen. Lacson delivered a sponsorship speech for the Senate’s relocation.

Related: Sponsorship Speech on the Relocation of the Senate

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At a Glance: New Excerpts of Facebook Group Chat among Aegis Juris Members on Dealing with the Hazing Death of ‘Atio’ Castillo

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At a Glance: Aegis Juris’ ‘Commitment’ to the Anti-Hazing Law

The video on top shows members of the Aegis Juris fraternity meeting at a hotel to discuss the hazing death of Horacio Castillo III. Below is the manifesto of the fraternity against hazing, along with a screenshot of one of the members talking about ‘gulpihan.’

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At a Glance: John Paul Solano’s Statement on the Hazing Death of Atio Castillo, Given in Executive Session

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At a Glance: Social Media Chat among Members of the Aegis Juris Fraternity, Regarding the Death of ‘Atio’ Castillo III

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At a Glance: Projects Cited by Sen. Lacson in his Interpellation of the DPWH’s Budget for 2018

In his interpellation of the budget of the Department of Public Works and Highways, Sen. Lacson raised questions on several projects. Continue reading “At a Glance: Projects Cited by Sen. Lacson in his Interpellation of the DPWH’s Budget for 2018”

At a Glance: Sen. Lacson’s Complaint Before the Ombudsman

The complaint stemmed from the entry of rice worth someΒ PHP34.043 million, without the required import permits, earlier this year. It cites violations of:
–Β RA 10845, Sections 3a and 3c (agricultural smuggling)
–Β RA 3019, Sections 3e and 3j (graft and corruption)
–Β Grave Misconduct

Respondents:
– Ex-BOC commissioner Nicanor Faeldon
– NFA Administrator Jason Aquino
– Tomas Alcid, former district collector at Cagayan de Oro port
– Geniefelle Lagmay, Customs liaison officer to NFA of the Office of the BOC Commissioner
– Directors/officers of Cebu Lite Trading Inc., including Filomena Lim, Lucio Roger Lim Jr., Rowena Lim, Joselito Lopez, Josephine Rizalde, and Ambrosio Ursal Jr.

Sen. Lacson also sought the preventive suspension of Aquino, Alcid and Lagmay.

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