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Bill creating PNTSB pushed

A House leader yesterday urged Congress to pass a bill seeking the creation of the Philippine National Transportation and Safety Board following the Leomarick Trans bus tragedy in Nueva Ecija that killed 32 people Tuesday.

House Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez yesterday disclosed that more solons holding key posts who voted against the death penalty will be removed when the House of Representatives resumes sessions in May.

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The National Unity Party (NUP) composed of a group of congressmen who broke off with the Lakas-Kampi-CMD has been formally accredited as a national political party and is now getting ready to field candidates in the forthcoming senatorial and presidential elections.

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