Delon Porcalla
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JIL’s Bro. Eddie Villanueva to run as party-list nominee
by Delon Porcalla - October 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Evangelist Bro. Eddie Villanueva of the Jesus is Lord movement is the first nominee of the party-list group Citizens Battle Against Corruption that he founded.
Man arrested for attempted murder of House majority leader
by Delon Porcalla - October 18, 2018 - 12:00am
A man armed with a revolver was arrested Tuesday afternoon as he reportedly tried to break through the security cordon for House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr., in what the latter described as an apparent attempt...
Marina halts operations of 4 local shipping firms
by Delon Porcalla - October 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The Maritime Industry Authority has issued a cease and desist order against four local ship operators due to minor shipping violations.
Observe inter-parliamentary courtesy, Pangilinan told
by Delon Porcalla - October 15, 2018 - 12:00am
A senior administration lawmaker reminded opposition Sen. Francis Pangilinan about the time-honored inter-parliamentary courtesy among lawmakers in the Senate and House of Representatives, where they avoid interfering...
House to reopen Dengvaxia probe
by Delon Porcalla - October 12, 2018 - 12:00am
The House committee on good government plans to reopen next month its inquiry into the culpability of former and present government officials involved in the allegedly anomalous purchase of P3.5 billion worth of...
House panel renames Clark airport after GMA’s dad
by Delon Porcalla - October 11, 2018 - 12:00am
The House committee on transportation has approved the bills renaming the Clark International Airport as Diosdado Macapagal International Airport.
PECO employees seek GMA intervention
by Delon Porcalla - October 8, 2018 - 12:00am
The employees union of an electric cooperative in Iloilo City are seeking the intercession of Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo out of fear they might lose their jobs as a result of the attempt by a very powerful businessman...
GMA wants agriculture budget increased by P20 billion
by Delon Porcalla - October 8, 2018 - 12:00am
As analysts predict the worst is yet to come, Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo wants to increase by about P20 billion the proposed P123.7-billion allocation for 2019 of the Department of Agriculture (DA) .
Congress ratifies longer Maternity Leave bill
by Delon Porcalla - October 5, 2018 - 12:00am
The Senate and the House of Representatives ratified Wednesday the 105-day Expanded Maternity Leave bill, which is now up for signature or enactment into law by President Duterte.
Rep. Aniceto Bertiz III hospitalized; House probe set
by Delon Porcalla - October 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Party-list congressman Aniceto Bertiz III, who has been under fire after his video harassing a screener of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport during security check went viral online, was rushed to the hospital...
‘Only solution to inflation: Remove fuel tax’
by Delon Porcalla - October 4, 2018 - 12:00am
With more and more Filipinos reeling from the impact of soaring consumer prices, an opposition lawmaker is pushing for the immediate repeal of “anti-poor” excise taxes on kerosene and diesel as well as...
Rep. Aniceto Bertiz III to surrender NAIA access pass
by Delon Porcalla - October 3, 2018 - 12:00am
A party-list lawmaker caught on video bullying an airport screener said yesterday he is returning the access pass given to him by the Manila International Airport Authority.
‘More suspects in P6.8 billion shabu shipment to be unmasked’
by Delon Porcalla - October 3, 2018 - 12:00am
More persons will be unmasked in the controversial P6.8-billion shabu shipment once the House committee on dangerous drugs resumes its inquiry into the issue, an administration lawmaker said yesterday.
ACTS-OFW party-list Rep. Aniceto Bertiz III blames ‘period’ for outburst
by Delon Porcalla - October 2, 2018 - 12:00am
A lawmaker yesterday attributed being seen in a viral video flouting security protocols at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on having a “monthly period.”
House approves disaster resilience deparment bill
by Delon Porcalla - October 2, 2018 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives approved on third and final reading yesterday the Palace-backed measure creating the Department of Disaster Resilience, replacing the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management...
Bicam approves 105 days paid maternity leave
by Delon Porcalla - October 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Senators and congressmen comprising Congress’ bicameral conference committee approved yesterday the Expanded Maternity Leave bill by adding five more days to the proposed 100-day leave.
Lawmaker under fire over NAIA security video
by Delon Porcalla - October 1, 2018 - 12:00am
A party-list congressman received flak anew after a video went viral showing him appearing to be harassing a screener at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) during security check on Saturday.
Grant of power franchise to Iloilo mine firm opposed
by Delon Porcalla - October 1, 2018 - 12:00am
The husband of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte has opposed the move of a House committee to grant a power franchise to a mining company seeking to replace a local electric cooperative in Iloilo.
House asked to reverse ruling on impeach complaints vs justices
by Delon Porcalla - September 27, 2018 - 12:00am
A lawmaker yesterday asked the committee on justice of the House of Representatives to reverse its ruling that threw out the impeachment complaints against seven Supreme Court justices.
Kabayan party-list representative dies
by Delon Porcalla - September 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Kabayan party-list Rep. Ciriaco Calalang died yesterday after a massive stroke. He was 67.
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