Villar House bill to give ‘lifeline’ to poor Pinoy cancer patients

A lifeline for poor cancer patients and their families. That’s how Deputy Speaker and Las Piñas City lone district Rep. Camille Villar described her measure, House Bill (HB) No.5686, which she filed in the current 19th Congress. If enacted, the bill would institutionalize a P10-billion fund to support needy Filipino families in their battle against…

Solon seeks probe into ‘three-fold surge’ in online child abuse cases

Deputy Speaker Rep. Camille Villar has sought a congressional inquiry into the “three-fold surge” in cases of children being sexually exploited online as their time spent browsing the web went up during the pandemic. In House Resolution No. 453 filed last month, Villar stressed the need to protect children “from different types of online abuses”…

Rep. Villar seeks inclusion of entrepreneurship as subject in junior, senior high

To help mold Filipinos to become successful entrepreneurs, Deputy Speaker and Las Pinas Rep. Camille Villar wants to introduce young students to entrepreneurial concepts and deeper insights and help create new companies in the future. Villar has filed House Bill 3099 which seeks to mandate the inclusion of entrepreneurship as a separate subject in the…

BRIGHTER FUTURE: Rep. Villar hails enactment of inclusive learning law for PWDs

Deputy Speaker and Las Pinas Rep. Camille Villar hailed the enactment of a law that effectively breaks down barriers facing persons with disabilities (PWDs) and makes learning inclusive for them. Villar, one of the authors of Republic Act 11650 or “An Act Instituting a Policy of Inclusion and Services for Learners with Disabilities in Support…

Camille Villar wants Las Piñas to have own LTO district office

House Deputy Speaker and Las Piñas Rep. Camille Villar has filed a measure seeking to convert the Land Transportation Office (LTO) Las Piñas Extension Office into a regular district office. Villar said the creation of a regular district office in the city will allow smoother transactions for vehicle registration and driver’s license issuance. “Upgrading of…