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Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri is planning to file a bill that would limit the involvement of foreign contractors in government infrastructure projects. Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri (Senate of the Philippines / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) The proposal would also include a provision that mandates entering foreign contractors to have a workforce consisting mostly of Filipinos, at least 90 percent. In an online presser Thursday, Zubiri said he seeks to amend the Republic Act No. 4566 or the Contractors Licensing Law after the Supreme Court’s March 10 ruling that eased the restriction for the grant of licenses ... more