Posts Tagged House of Representatives

House panel approves P1.5-T fund to create jobs amid COVID-19 pandemic

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 28, 2020

The House Defeat COVID-19 Committee has approved a bill seeking to provide a P1.5-trillion fund to create sustainable jobs amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. House Bill 6709 or the...

House solon wants charter change proposals shelved ‘indefinitely’

Robie de Guzman   •   May 21, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Cagayan de Oro Second District Representative Rufus Rodriguez on Thursday said he will propose the suspension of deliberations on the controversial charter change (Cha-Cha) proposals amid the...

Lawmaker files bill granting new franchise to ABS-CBN

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 6, 2020

Cagayan de Oro City 2nd District Representative Rufus Rodriguez has filed a bill that would grant ABS-CBN Corporation a new franchise. On Wednesday (May 6), Rodriguez filed House Bill No....

House to prioritize discussion on COVID-19 relief measures

Robie de Guzman   •   May 4, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives on Monday said it will prioritize measures seeking to address the impact of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as it resumes session amid...

Bill seeking ‘new normal’ in post-quarantine PH filed in Congress

Robie de Guzman   •   April 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – A measure seeking to institutionalize “new norms” of physical distancing after the lifting of the community quarantine has been filed at the House of Representatives. Ranking House...

Bulacan Congressman Villarica contracts COVID-19

Robie de Guzman   •   March 27, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Bulacan Fourth District Representative Henry Villarica has tested positive for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), House of Representatives Secretary-General Atty. Jose Luis Montales confirmed Thursday. Montales said Villarica...

Cayetano, other solons to work from home after exposure to virus-infected Yap

Robie de Guzman   •   March 26, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and other lawmakers and staff who physically attended the House of Representatives’ special session last Monday will go on self-quarantine after ACT-CIS...

Congress to hold Special Session on Monday to tackle how to scale up efforts vs COVID-19

UNTV News   •   March 22, 2020

Leaders from the Executive and Legislative branches of the government met today to discuss how to work together to strengthen government efforts in responding to the COVID-19 situation. The Executive...

65-year-old member of the Congressional staff died due to COVID-19

UNTV News   •   March 21, 2020

A 65-year-old member of the Congressional staff passed away due to COVID-19. According to House of Representatives Secretary General Atty. Jose Luis G. Montales, the person with underlying medical conditions...

Another PH House employee tests positive for coronavirus

Robie de Guzman   •   March 17, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Another personnel of the House of Representatives has tested positive for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), House Secretary-General Jose Luis Montales said Tuesday. In a message, Montales said...


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