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Lacson sees conflict of interest on presence of Sec Duque in Philhealth Board

Posted on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 09:15 PM | No Comments
Senator Panfilo Lacson reveals having possession of several documents that will prove of the seeming conflict of interest with Health Secretary Francisco Duque III sitting in as head of the...

Solon: Duterte expected to bare House Speaker bet on June 28

Posted on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 07:27 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte may reveal his preferred candidate for the speakership post in the House of Representatives on June 28, a lawmaker said on Wednesday. Masbate Representative-elect...

Neophyte Congressmen undergo Legislators Executive Course at HOR

Posted on Monday, 17 June 2019 09:45 PM | No Comments
Newly elected congressmen have begun their training on legislation Monday (June 17) for them to get oriented on their roles and responsibilities as lawmakers in the 18th Congress that will...

PDP-Laban to announce next House speakership bet this week

Posted on Thursday, 13 June 2019 12:23 AM | No Comments
The members of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) are leaving it to President Rodrigo Duterte as to who he will pick as the party’s bet for the Lower...

Palace hopes proposed emergency powers will pass in 18th Congress

Posted on Tuesday, 11 June 2019 07:55 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Monday expressed hope that the Duterte administration’s proposed emergency powers to solve the perennial traffic problems in Metro Manila will be approved in the next...

Lacson to file resolution seeking vote of confidence on SP Sotto

Posted on Friday, 31 May 2019 06:46 PM | No Comments
Senator Panfilo Lacson has drafted a resolution that aimed at assuring that Senate President Vicente Sotto III will keep his leadership in the Upper Chamber of Congress. He said the...

Senate President Sotto still enjoys support of colleagues in 18th Congress

Posted on Friday, 31 May 2019 08:13 AM | No Comments
With the opening of Congress on July 22, new faces in the Senate and the House of Representatives will have their mettle tested in the world of politics. Neophyte senators...

How the ‘Super Majority’ can affect passage of proposed bills

Posted on Wednesday, 22 May 2019 06:44 PM | No Comments
Having proposed bills approved in Congress is and has always been a numbers game. Majority votes by members of the Senate and the House of Representatives are always needed for...

Names that stand out in House speakership race of the 18th Congress

Posted on Sunday, 19 May 2019 10:50 PM | No Comments
The names of Lord Allan Velasco, Martin Romualdez, Alan Peter Cayetano and Pantaleon Alvarez have been floating to be the next leader in the House of Representatives (HOR). Both Romualdez...