BREAK: Cayetano resigns as Velasco’s speakership election ratified

Neil Arwin Mercado 10/13/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Outgoing House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano announced Tuesday, October 13, 2020, his resignation from his post, ironically while Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco’s speakership election was being ratified in the plenary. In a Facebook…

BREAK: Making it official, House ratifies Velasco’s election as Speaker

Neil Arwin Mercado 10/13/2020

MANILA, Philippines —It’s official: Alan Peter Cayetano out, Lord Allan Velasco in. This came after the House ratified Velasco’s speakership election during Tuesday’s (October 13, 2020)  session held earlier than the 3 p.m. schedule. With Deputy Speaker…

Paolo Duterte confirms threat to declare House leadership posts vacant

Darryl John Esguerra - Reporter / @DJEsguerraINQ 09/20/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Presidential son and Deputy Speaker Paolo Duterte on Sunday confirmed sending a text message to his colleagues where he warned to move to declare as vacant the positions of Speaker and Deputy Speakers amid…

Cebu City Niños aiming for Batang Pinoy’s overall title

Mars G. Alison 08/26/2019

PUERTO PRINCESA, PALAWAN, Philippines — Nothing but the overall title!  This is the aim of the Cebu City Niños in the ongoing Batang Pinoy National Championships, according to Cebu City Sports Commission Executive Director Amilo Lopez.  “Muhakot…

6K athletes to gather at Palawan complex for Batang Pinoy games’ August 25 opening

Mars G. Alison 08/24/2019

PUERTO PRINCESA, PALAWAN, Philippines — Close to 6,000 athletes coming from 243 local government units (LGUs) are expected to gather at the Speaker Ramon V. Mitra Sports Complex for the opening of the Batang Pinoy National Championships…

Five gift ideas for Dad on his special day

Raul Constantine Tabanao 06/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — This Sunday, we will celebrate the special day of the men who raised us — our Dads! But wait. . .did you already prepare the gift for him? Don’t tell me you’ll give…

Arroyo: Rice Tariffication Law to help farmers improve productivity, competitiveness

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite fears that the enactment of the Rice Tariffication Law would kill the local rice production industry, House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo said that the new law would still benefit the farmers. “The proceeds…

House Speaker Arroyo cites Filipino-Chinese’ contribution to Cebu’s economy

Irene R. Sino Cruz 02/18/2019

CEBU CITY –Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has recognized the contribution of the Filipino Chinese community to the economy of Cebu and the Philippines. Arroyo is the guest of honor during the ceremonial turnover of the P30-million donation…

House oversight committee hearing in Cebu to tackle Apas socialized housing dispute

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The House of Representatives Committee on Housing will be conducting an oversight committee hearing tomorrow, February 18, in Cebu City in an attempt to settle the over two decades of legal turmoil in…

Globe My Business Academy brings motivational speaker Francis Kong to Cebu

PR 08/18/2018

GLOBE My Business Academy brings the talk “Create. The Future of Local Businesses to Cebu” on Aug. 31 at the Northwing Atrium of SM City Cebu. Get exclusive access from industry experts. Enjoy freebies and discounts. The…

Arroyo takes oath as new Speaker

Inquirer.net 07/23/2018

In a surprise move on Monday, former president and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo took her oath as new Speaker of the House of Representatives. Minutes before President Rodrigo Duterte’s state of the nation address, Arroyo was…

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…

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