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Manila Bulletin – Leave political vendetta behind, Marcos advises next president

By Mario Casayuran | Manila Bulletin

ManilaBulletinOnlineSen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos Jr. said yesterday the next President of the Republic should not adopt a policy of political vendetta that puts political opponents in jail.

Marcos, chairman of the Senate Local Government Committee, said political vengeance adopted in the past and present administrations is “counterproductive and divides Filipinos.”

The next Chief Executive should instead push for the development of the country, improve the lives of the Filipino people and help accelerate the pace of the country’s economy, Marcos pointed out. Read More…

Manila Bulletin – Bongbong warns Comelec against disenfranchising 4-M voters

By Mario Casayuran | Manila Bulletin

ManilaBulletinOnlineThe Commission on Elections (Comelec) may face legal problems and public anger if four million registered voters who have no biometrics data would be barred from voting in the 2016 elections.

Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos Jr., chairman of the Senate Local Government Committee, made this prediction as the poll body continues its “gentle persuasion” to get millions of registered voters to have their biometrics taken as a requirement for voting in the scheduled May 2016 national elections.

Marcos said the Comelec would be inviting trouble if the four million voters will be disqualified from going to the polls in the 2016 presidential and local elections because of the lack of biometrics. Read More…

Unity for Lasting Peace & Progress: Speech at the Philippine Councillor’s League General Assembly

Pass a law that we know to be unconstitutional, then we have not done our jobs. And we cannot be asked to be a rubber stamp and we have to get ideas. Kailangan natin makipag usap at makipag ugnay hindi lamang sa mga nasa Bangsamoro kung hindi yung mga naka paligid at for that matter, para sa buong bansa.

Ito’y napaka importante kaya naman nagkakaron na ng debate kung ang plebesito sa Bangsamoro ay dapat gawing sa ARMM areas lang, Muslim Mindanao lang, o sa buong bansa.

Dahil maraming nagsasabi “Apektado naman kami lahat, eh dapat makapag boto rin kami para may boses kami dahil yung ginagamit dyan, lahat ng nilalagay dyan ay galing sa amin”. Read More…

Journal Online – Marcos hails launching of Green Building Code

By Bernadette E. Tamayo | Journal Online

Featured-Image-Journal-OnlineSenator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos Jr. lauded the Department of Public Works and Highways for launching the Philippine Green Building Code (PGBC).

PGBC is a set of rules governing building construction based on the best environment-friendly building methods and practices compiled by the DPWH, working in partnership with the private sector and local government units.

“The code is a very important part of our national contribution to the world’s climate change mitigation strategies,” said Marcos, chairman of the Public Works Committee. Read More…

Montessori Professional College 17th Graduation Ceremony

Thank you very much for inviting me to join all of you this afternoon in this very momentous occasion in the lives not only of our graduating students but also of their parents and loved ones.

Huli man po ang paanyaya, pinilit ko pa rin na ipasok sa aking schedule ang graduation ninyo na ito, dahil tunay pong napakahalaga ng mga okasyon na ganito para sa akin.

I share in the abundant joy that radiates throughout the hall this afternoon. Just like all of you here, I too am moved by this very morally uplifting occasion.

Sa isang banda, bilang isang magulang, ako ay napapaalalahanan sa kahalagahan ng edukasyon na siyang bukod-tangi at walang-katumbas na pamana na pinaghihirapang ibigay ng mga magulang sa kanilang mga anak.

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