House passes Bayanihan 3 on second reading


MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved on second reading the proposed third Bayanihan measure that aims to cushion the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the lives of Filipinos.
Via voice voting, the lower chamber passed the Bayanihan 3 law, formally known as the Bayanihan To Arise As One Act.
Bayanihan 3 includes the provision of P2,000 cash aid per Filipino, regardless of social status. This cash assistance will be given in two installments or P1,000 per tranche.
The measure likewise seeks to provide wage subsidies, assistance to displaced workers, housing relief, assistance to the agri-fishery sector, medical assistance, and support to basic…

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