Category Archives: In Focus

AKO BICOL reviews internal rules of Legislative Franchises

Pushing for Legislative Franchises, AKO Bicol Rodel Batocabe joined his fellow legislators in the Technical Working Group meeting regarding the review of the Committee’s Internal Rules and templates for bills on legislative franchises.

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AKO BICOL questions legal accountability of TNVS incidents

During the House Committee on Metro Manila Development with Transport Network Companies (TNCs) Uber and Grab, AKO Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe raises the question of legal accountability in cases of vehicular and road incidents involving TNVs.

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AKO BICOL honors the dedication and hard work of PRO 5 Regional Director Police Chief Superintendent

Ako Bicol Party List Representatives Rodel M. Batocabe and Alfredo A. Garbin, Jr. joined the Philippine National Police as it honors the dedication and hard work of PRO 5 Regional Director Police Chief Superintendent Melvin Ramon G. Buenafe as he … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL Cong. Garbin completes Harvard Leadership Program

Congratulations, Deputy Minority Leader and Ako Bicol Party List Representative Alfredo A. Garbin, Jr. for completing the Harvard Kennedy School’s Leadership in Development Program! The Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge, Massachusetts brought together an international cohort of senior public leaders … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL tackles extension of validity of Driver’s License

Deputy Minority Leader and Ako Bicol Party List Representative Alfredo A. Garbin, Jr. joins the Bicameral Conference Committee Meeting at the Senate on the extension of the validity of Driver’s License from 3 to 5 years and renewable for 10yrs, … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL tackles creation of Commission on Immigration

AKO Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe, a member of the House Committee on Justice, actively participated in the Justice Committee meeting to tackle salient proposed legislations, particularly in the creation of the Commission on Immigration to introduce structural and institutional reforms … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL meets with Australian Political Exchange Council

The delegates of Australian Political Exchange Council (APEC) from Australia met with House Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez on Wednesday, May 17, accompanied by Deputy Minority Leader Alfredo A. Garbin, Jr. and Assistant Majority Leader Bernadette Herrera-Dy. Also present during the … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL encourages schools to prepare for the “Big One” and other disasters

A House leader in the Congress is seeking to assimilate an area-specific approach on Disaster Risk Reduction, Management and Education program for students in schools, colleges, and universities. AKO BICOL Partylist Representative Rodel Batocabe filed House Bill 805 or the … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL: No Place for Used Cooking Oil in Human Consumption

Congressman Rodel Batocabe of AKO BICOL Partylist confronted the threatening practice of recycling used cooking oil for human consumption. AKO Bicol Partylist filed House Bill 814 or “the Act Prohibiting the Selling and Retailing of Used Cooking Oil for Human … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL discusses proposed National ID System

Being the principal author of House Bill 523, Deputy Minority Leader and AKO BICOL Party List Rep. Alfredo A. Garbin, Jr. was present at the regular meeting of the Committee on Population and Family Relations to defend his proposed measure … Continue reading

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