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Agricultural Free Patent Reform Act Approved on Second Reading

May 26, 2017

    May 24 2017 – The Senate approved on second reading the bill seeking to remove restrictions on Agricultural Free Patents authored by Senators Richard Gordon, Paolo Benigno Aquino, and Cynthia Villar. Senate Bill No. 1454 under Committee Report No. 79, was sponsored by Justice and Human Rights Chairman Senator Richard Gordon on May […]

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Categories: FEF / News / Property Rights

Senator Richard Gordon keen on removing restrictions in the rural land market

May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017 – In yesterday’s joint hearing of the Committee on Justice and Human Rights and Committee on Environment and Natural Resources, Senator Richard Gordon tackled the proposed bill to remove restrictions on agricultural free patents as provided in the 1936 Public Land Act or Commonwealth Act No. 141. These restrictions have been recognized to […]

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Categories: Economic Freedom / FEF / News / Property Rights / Uncategorized

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Group opposes new CARP extension

March 23, 2015

MANILA, Philippines – A public advocacy organization is opposing the new extension of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), claiming it has failed to increase agricultural productivity, deterring investments in agriculture. “The CARP has only created a class of landed poor and has failed to increase agricultural productivity. We believe that extending CARP will only […]

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Categories: FEF / News / Property Rights / Raul Fabella

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Bangsamoro a golden opportunity for enterprising souls

June 9, 2014

Surveil by Amina Rasul (Business World) June 5, 2014   THE UP Law Center has finally taken the plunge into Bangsamoro waters. Under Dean Danilo Concepcion, the center partnered with the Philippine Center for Islam and Democracy (PCID) and the Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF), organizing the Workshop on Land and Property Rights (which include waters) for […]

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Categories: Investment / Land Management / News / Property Rights

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FEF President Mr. Chikiamco’s Speech at the Victoria Titling Distribution

October 1, 2012

Kagalang galang na Alkalde ng progressibong bayan ng Victoria, Laguna, Mayor Raul “Nonong” Gonzales; PENRO Director Dr. Isidro Mercado; DENR Regional Director Arnulfo Juan; DENR Regional Technical Director Francisco Mila Jr., Assistant Secretary Atty. Roberto Oliva; mga magigiting ng panauhin na sila: Mr. Kevin Sharpe, of the United States Agency for International Development Mr. Rogier […]

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Categories: Calixto Chikiamco / News / Property Rights

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Land titling for inclusive growth

August 13, 2012

MAPping the Future  by Ronald U. Mendoza (Philippine Daily Inquirer) August 13, 2012   Promoting inclusive growth is the cornerstone of P-Noy’s development plan. Here’s a simple way to summarize the over-all effort. The “growth” part of the strategy is linked to the effort to boost infrastructure, improve economic competitiveness and drum-up private sector investments […]

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Categories: Opinion / Property Rights / Ronald Mendoza

Binay says we need more discipline

July 30, 2012

Vice President Jojo Binay had a gem of an idea when he spoke before a group consisting mostly of economists last week. During the Q and A portion of his talk before the Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF), Binay talked about the benefits of the ROTC in instilling discipline among our young people. No longer […]

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Categories: Boo Chanco / Jejomar Binay / Opinion / Property Rights

Land Titles For Bohol Municipalities

July 30, 2012

MARIBOJOC, Bohol – The Region-7 office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7) recently distributed 527 land titles covering 131.47 hectares or 1.3 million square meters in the municipalities of Maribojoc and Alburquerque in the province of Bohol. “The DENR recognizes the need to improve land administration and management at the local level, […]

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VP Binay Speaks to FEF Fellows

July 30, 2012

One timely project is the “Property Rights for Economic Progress Project (or PREP)”, which the FEF, together with the Asia Foundation and the United States Agency for International Development (or USAID) organized to create awareness among Local Government Units (LGUs) and to facilitate secure tenure to qualified beneficiaries through the existing residential Free Patent Act or Republic Act 10023.

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Categories: Jejomar Binay / News / P-NOY / Property Rights

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