15 December 2014 – In the fifth meeting with House Speaker Sonny Belmonte on November 26, the Philippine Business Groups and Joint Foreign Chambers (PBG-JFC) renewed their call for the passage of key reform measures, halfway into the 16th Congress.
16 October 2014 – Last July 17, President Aquino signed Proclamation 831 identifying the national holidays for 2015.
9 July 2014 – Since the opening of session in 22 July 2013, the 16th Congress has passed nine laws so far.
7 April 2014 – President Benigno Aquino III signed into law Republic Act 10635 designating the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) as the sole agency responsible for the implementation and enforcement of the 1978 International Convention on the Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW Convention) and its subsequent amendments, as well as other related international
19 March 2014 – Senate Bill 2046—“Promoting job generation and inclusive growth by providing additional incentives and benefits to micro, small and medium enterprises”, otherwise known as the Go Negosyo Act—was approved on third reading by the Senate last 24 February.