Christopher de Venecia is in a race against time.

The 35-year-old former child actor, writer, and director, who is currently a member of the Philippine House of Representatives, has only six Congress session days left to turn a bill that’s very close to his heart into a law.

In September, the House of Representatives had unanimously approved House Bill 10107 House Bill 10107 Philippine Senate Explanatory Note Read more , otherwise known as the Philippine Creative Industries Development Act.


Isabel Martinez

Isa is based in Manila. She covers Southeast Asia's and the Philippines' media, employment and work, policy and investments, and other sectors reshaping consumer life.

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