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Proposed BBL likely to pass before House session breaks in March

Posted on: February 15th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Lower House of Congress targets to pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) before its session break next month. According to House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, he has...

House Speaker calls on members to endorse impeachment complaint vs Ombudsman

Posted on: February 7th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez called on the members of the House to endorse the impeachment complaint against Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales. This, after Morales defied Malacañang’s order suspending Overall...

HOR almost cites in contempt MRT-3 GM Garcia for walking out of the Congressional hearing

Posted on: January 31st, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Metro Rail Transit (MRT) General Manager Rodolfo Garcia dared House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez amid the hearing of the House Committee on Transportation on  January 31, regarding MRT 3...

House, Senate agree to settle charter changes first, sets aside voting for later

Posted on: January 26th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —  After days of exchanging words through the media, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and Senate President Koko Pimentel finally sat down to address the issue. During the meeting,...

House Speaker: Congress to resume voting on charter change even without senators in con-ass

Posted on: January 19th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is confident that the Lower House alone can comply with the constitutional requirement of three-fourths of the members of Congress shall vote in favor...

Pulse Asia: President Duterte remains the most trusted government official

Posted on: January 9th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Eight out of ten Filipinos approve of the performance of and continue to trust President Rodrigo Duterte. In the 2017 last quarter survey of Pulse Asia, 80...

Lawmakers oppose possible term extension for President Rodrigo Duterte

Posted on: January 5th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte’s term will end in 2022. However, owing to the proposed shift to a federal form of government, Senate President Koko Pimentel noted the possible extension...

Impeachment complaint vs. chief justice may result in constitutional crisis – HOR

Posted on: November 20th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno will not attend the hearing on the impeachment complaint against her on the 23rd of November. According to her spokesperson,...

House Speaker defers endorsement of impeachment complaint vs. CJ Sereno

Posted on: September 5th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said Congress can now endorse the impeachment complaints against the chief justice of the Supreme Court, Maria Lourdes Sereno. Alvarez noted 200 congressmen...

Lawmakers question shortened period of deliberation on the 2018 national budget

Posted on: September 1st, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The government’s proposed national budget for 2018, which is worth 3.767-trillion pesos is set for floor deliberations on Monday. Based on the schedule released by the House...