Palace questions order to dismiss House Deputy Speaker Garcia

Inquirer.net 02/14/2018

Malacañang on Tuesday sided with Cebu Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia as she battled a dismissal order from the Office of the Ombudsman, saying the graft buster could not order her removal from her legislative post. Presidential spokesperson Harry…

Gwen ordered sacked

Connie Fernandez-Brojan, Vince F. Nonato 02/12/2018

But Speaker won’t implement Ombudsman’s dismissal order vs Garcia Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales has dismissed Deputy Speaker and Cebu 3rd District Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia from Public Office over the unauthorized P24.47 million project to backfill a largely…

Speaker won’t implement dismissal order vs Garcia as decision came late

Inquirer Visayas 02/12/2018

CEBU CITY–Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez will not implement the Ombudsman order to dismiss Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia in connection with the questionable purchase of the P98.9 million Balili property in Naga City, Cebu when she was governor in…

Speaker Alvarez: Mocha for Senator

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/17/2017

How does Senator Mocha sound to you? If House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez can have his way, he wants Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) to be one of the senatorial candidates of…

CHR-7 unfazed by Speaker Alvarez’s ‘zero budget’ threat

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/08/2017

  The Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) will continue to investigate cases of abuses referred to their office even if this would mean loss of their office allocation coming from the national government. Lawyer…

Alarming proposal

Editorial 07/11/2017

House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is quite the rabid ally of President Rodrigo Duterte that he wanted a five-year extension of the enforcement of martial law in Mindanao. The House speaker declared his opinion amid a counter assessment…

Speaker Alvarez urges Asean: Join Duterte in war vs drugs

Inquirer.net 07/05/2017

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Wednesday addressed fellow Asean lawmakers and urged member states of the region to join President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal war against illegal drugs. Alvarez made the call in his remarks at the opening of…

Boompods launches new product line

PR 06/19/2017

  WITH its design simplicity, ruggedness, extensive product range, and its “POD” design, Boompods unites visually appealing design with product innovation and a love for the outdoor, fun and adventure. This year, Boompods launches its newest line…

Motivational speaker urged jobseekers to ‘clean up social media profile’

PR 05/10/2017

In order to nail a successful job interview, motivational keynote speaker and author Jonathan Yabut advised job seekers to “clean up” their social media profile. Yabut was among the speakers invited during the Oakridge Realty Development Corporation’s…

Speaker Alvarez, roiling in the deep

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 04/03/2017

Less than a year after assuming the top position in the House of Representatives, Davao del Norte first district Congressman and PDP Laban Secretary General Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez finds himself in a firestorm of his own making.…