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House closely working with intel units for Duterte’s 4th SONA security

Posted on Friday, 12 July 2019 05:13 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives on Thursday said it is closely working with government intelligence agencies for the security of President Rodrigo Duterte’s fourth State of the Nation...

Duterte: I don’t want to interfere in House affairs

Posted on Tuesday, 9 July 2019 03:05 PM | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte clarified that he does not want to interfere with the affairs of the legislative branch but had to step in to end the impasse on the House...

PDP-Laban appoints Pampanga Rep. Gonzales as party’s National Executive VP

Posted on Monday, 17 June 2019 04:20 PM | No Comments
The Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) on Monday announced the appointment of Pampanga third district Representative Aurelio Gonzales Jr. as the ruling party’s Interim National Executive Vice President. Gonzales...

Pacquiao meets with Duterte on House speakership issue

Posted on Friday, 14 June 2019 03:04 PM | No Comments
Senator Manny Pacquiao held a private meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday evening in General Santos City. Here the two officials discussed about the ongoing Speakership tussle among three...

Palace on Congress’ failure to pass ROTC bill: ‘Not a problem’

Posted on Wednesday, 5 June 2019 12:44 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Malaca؜ñang on Tuesday said it would not mind if the proposal seeking to implement a mandatory Reserved Officers Training Corps (ROTC) program in the public and private...

Bicam approves bill granting 100% service charge to workers

Posted on Wednesday, 29 May 2019 12:05 AM | No Comments
The bicameral committee has approved the “Service Charge” bill that seeks to give 100% of the service charge to hotel and restaurant employees. At present, only 85% of the total...

House okays bill seeking stiffer penalties for child abuse

Posted on Tuesday, 28 May 2019 12:28 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Voting unanimously, the House of Representatives (HOR) on Monday (May 27) approved on third and final reading a measure that seeks to impose stiffer penalties for child...

17th Congress closing rites to be held for outgoing members

Posted on Monday, 20 May 2019 07:11 PM | No Comments
More than 70 members of the House of Representatives are “graduating” on June 5 this year when the regular session of 17th Congress adjourns. These outgoing lawmakers, which make up...

Congress resumes sessions, to tackle priority bills

Posted on Monday, 20 May 2019 12:47 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Senate and the House of Representatives are set resume their sessions today in a bid to pass several priority bills before the 17th Congress formally adjourns...

House okays bill requiring students to plant 10 trees before graduation

Posted on Thursday, 16 May 2019 11:33 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives (HOR) approved on third and final reading a measure that requires all graduating students to plant 10 trees each as a prerequisite for...