Posts Tagged House of Representatives (HOR)

Duterte not endorsing anyone for House Speaker; lets congressmen decide

Marje Pelayo   •   June 26, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The race for the next speaker of the House of Representatives (HOR) gets more intense less than a month before the 18th Congress formally opens. Government allies...

Neophyte Congressmen undergo Legislators Executive Course at HOR

Maris Federez   •   June 17, 2019

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...

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

Maris Federez   •   May 19, 2019

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...

Comelec cancels Edu Manzano’s bid for Congressional seat

Maris Federez   •   May 7, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday canceled the Certificate of Candidacy (CoC) of actor Edu Manzano, who is running for a congressional seat for the lone...

House approves age of criminal liability to 12 years old

Marje Pelayo   •   January 28, 2019

QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Voted 144 ‘yes’, 34 ‘no’ with no abstention, House of Representatives (HOR) approved on third and final reading the reduction of age of criminal responsibility from...

Lower House approves draft federal charter on third and final reading

Marje Pelayo   •   December 12, 2018

QUEZON CITY, Philippines- The House of Representatives (HOR) on Tuesday (December 11) approved on third and final reading its draft constitution that seeks to shift to a federal form of...

HOR suspends DOTr’s truck phase-out order

Marje Pelayo   •   December 10, 2018

QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The House of Representatives (HOR) on Monday (December 10) suspended the implementation of an order issued by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) phasing out trucks 15...

House to revive oversight committee

Marje Pelayo   •   August 16, 2018

QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The House of Representatives (HOR) is reviving its oversight committee tasked to scrutinize the policies and functions of each agency of the government. This was confirmed...

House approves rice tarrification bill

Marje Pelayo   •   August 15, 2018

QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The House of Representatives (HOR) approved on third and final reading, the proposed rice tarrification bill that imposes tariffs on rice in place of import quotas....

After leadership row, congressmen battle for House minority

Marje Pelayo   •   July 25, 2018

  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The tables are turning in the House of Representatives (HOR) after the sudden taking over of House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. After the leadership struggle,...


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