True intentions

Editorial 01/11/2018

In pushing for Charter change and federalism, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and his allies in Congress have betrayed their true intentions to the public which is to remain in power beyond their terms next year. Alvarez started…

Palace set to transmit BBL draft to Congress — Abella

Inquirer.net 08/14/2017

Malacañang will submit to Congress this week the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) draft, a Palace official said Monday. “The Presidential Legislative Liaison Office will officially transmit the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law to Congress this week. We leave…

Congress votes to extend martial law

Inquirer.net 07/22/2017

Congress yesterday voted to extend martial law in Mindanao until the end of 2017. This was the result of the joint special session held in the House of Representatives, where both the lower House and the Senate…

President rallies allies in Congress to support extension of martial law

Inquirer.net, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 07/18/2017

President Rodrigo Duterte wants to extend martial law in Mindanao until the end of the year. Duterte, in a letter to Congress, said the “existing rebellion” in Mindanao would not end on July 22, the 60th day…

Congress to convene on martial law extension Saturday

Inquirer.net 07/17/2017

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte will call the Congress to a special session on Saturday, 9 a.m. to “consider” the extension of Martial Law in Mindanao. House of Representatives Majority Floor Leader Rodolfo Fariñas has said his…

Comelec waiting on Congress for polls delay

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/01/2017

UNLESS Congress decides to postpone the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections this month, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) will push through with preparations for it. Comelec Cebu Provincial Supervisor Lionel Marco Castillano said “everything is underway”…

Garcia submits to Congress resolution to investigate Tabal-Patafa issue

Glendale G. Rosal 06/08/2017

Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia officially submitted House Resolution No. 1073 to the House of Representatives that will look into Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association’s (Patafa) exclusion of Cebuana Olympian Mary Joy Tabal from the national team…

Rep Garcia to ask Congress to look into Patafa-Tabal issue

Glendale G. Rosal 06/06/2017

Representative Gwen Garcia of Cebu’s third district is expected to file a resolution in Congress to start an investigation on the exclusion of Cebuana Olympian Mary Joy Tabal from the list of athletes for the upcoming Southeast…

Congress in Catch 22 situation

Editorial, Malou Guanzon Apalisok 05/15/2017

It was supposed to be a process that would just go through the motions given the current administration’s grip on the majority, but when the House committee on justice tackled the impeachment complaint filed by Magdalo Partylist…

Labor group to gather, elect new officers in national congress set in Cebu

Victor Anthony V. Silva 05/12/2017

Close to 2,000 labor union members and leaders across various sectors from all over the country are set to gather under one roof in Cebu City on Saturday. This, as the Associated Labor Union-Trade Union Congress of…

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