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Cayetano confident of House Speakership

Posted on Monday, 22 July 2019 09:42 AM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Taguig City Representative Alan Peter Cayateno on Monday (July 22) expressed confidence that he will be elected as House Speaker, hours before the formal opening of...

Gabriela Partylist questions PNP’s random inspection of protesters during SONA

Posted on Friday, 19 July 2019 07:43 PM | No Comments
Gabriela Partylist questions the random inspection to be implemented by the Philippine National Police (PNP) on protesters during President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address (SONA). The party-list said...

Bato seeks to include substance abuse education in K-12 Program

Posted on Friday, 19 July 2019 01:11 PM | No Comments
Senator Ronald ‘Bato’ dela Rosa has filed a Senate bill that seeks to include substance abuse education in the K-12 program. Based on his Senate Bill No. 228, substance abuse...

LP: Sedition raps vs Leni, others ‘harassment, persecution’

Posted on Friday, 19 July 2019 12:28 PM | No Comments
The Liberal Party (LP) has branded the filing of sedition charges against Vice President Leni Robredo, bishops, and the opposition as a form of “harassment” and “persecution”. Opposition Senator Francis Pangilinan...

Palace says Duterte can declare martial law if terrorism reaches Metro Manila

Posted on Thursday, 18 July 2019 08:28 PM | No Comments
Malacañang said President Rodrigo Duterte can declare martial law if terrorism reaches Metro Manila. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the chief executive expressed concern about the recent suicide bombing which...

Robredo camp says PET denial of bid to end poll protest ‘not a victory’ for Marcos

Posted on Thursday, 18 July 2019 08:23 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo on Thursday expressed disappointment but assured to respect the decision of the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) to deny her motion...

Duterte on WPS: ‘I’m the owner, I’m just giving China fishing rights’

Posted on Thursday, 18 July 2019 04:19 PM | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte has reiterated that the West Philippine Sea still belongs to the country and that he is only giving “fishing rights” to China. “As far as I’m concerned,...

Anti-fake news bill might violate Constitution, law experts say

Posted on Wednesday, 17 July 2019 05:31 PM | No Comments
The Anti-Fake News Bill filed by Senate President Vicente Sotto III might violate the Constitution according to a law expert. Constitutional law expert Atty. George Erwin Garcia said the bill...

Palace not keen on Robredo impeachment talk

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 08:27 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Monday distanced itself from the impeachment threat against Vice President Leni Robredo over her remarks supporting a United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution seeking...

Speakership bets Cayetano, Romualdez, Velasco meet with PDP-Laban

Posted on Friday, 12 July 2019 07:56 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Three lawmakers gunning for the speakership of the House of Representatives of the 18th Congress met on Thursday night with some members of the ruling party, PDP-Laban....