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House OKs hike in poll spending for presidential bets
by Delon Porcalla - May 24, 2018 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a bill that increases from P10 to P50 the allowable amount a presidential candidate can spend for each voter.
Speaker vows to pass BBL before congressional break
by Delon Porcalla - May 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Barring any hitches, the House of Representatives will pass on third and final reading the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law on May 30, a day before Congress adjourns sine die on June 1.
House minority to seek impeachment of 8 SC justices
by Delon Porcalla - May 23, 2018 - 12:00am
A small group of independent opposition lawmakers who call themselves “Magnificent 7” yesterday vowed to file an impeachment complaint before the House of Representatives against the eight Supreme Court...
House bill eyes similar police, military rank nomenclature
by Delon Porcalla - May 21, 2018 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a bill that seeks to return the rank classification of Philippine National Police (PNP) members equivalent to their counterparts in the Armed Forces...
House eyes subpoena for Diño over electioneering report
by Delon Porcalla - May 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Interior and Local Government Undersecretary Martin Diño may have apologized for saying that about 100 members of the House of Representatives engaged in electioneering, but this will not spare him from the...
NHA blames residents for footbridge collapse
by Delon Porcalla - May 18, 2018 - 12:00am
After blaming the contractor for the collapse of a wooden footbridge at a resettlement site in Zamboanga City last month, the National Housing Authority is pointing to the residents as the culprits.
House eyes summons vs Martin Diño over vote-buying report
by Delon Porcalla - May 18, 2018 - 12:00am
A key leader of the House of Representatives called on his 292 colleagues to subpoena Interior and Local Government Undersecretary for barangay affairs Martin Diño to substantiate his allegations that about...
Impeachment sought vs 8 justices in Sereno ouster
by Delon Porcalla - May 18, 2018 - 12:00am
The eight SC justices who voted to oust Maria Lourdes Sereno as chief justice should be facing impeachment at the House of Representatives for culpable violation of the 1987 Constitution, Akbayan party-list group...
House to await final SC ruling on Sereno case
by Delon Porcalla - May 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The impeachment complaint against ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno now pending at the House of Representatives will only be thrown out once the Supreme Court rules with finality on her quo warranto case,...
House joint panels approve Bangsamoro Basic Law
by Delon Porcalla - May 16, 2018 - 12:00am
A joint committee of the House of Representatives yesterday approved the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law that will provide an autonomous and separate Islamic state in Mindanao.
‘Name names in electioneering’
by Delon Porcalla - May 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Members of the House of Representatives challenged yesterday Department of the Interior and Local Government Undersecretary Martin Diño to identify the 100 congressmen who allegedly engaged in electioneering...
‘SC ruling on Sereno ouster bolstered impeachment raps’
by Delon Porcalla - May 15, 2018 - 12:00am
The Supreme Court decision to oust Ma. Lourdes Sereno as chief justice only bolstered the evidence that the House of Representatives has for the impeachment complaint against Sereno, a key House official said y...
House vows to address violence against children
by Delon Porcalla - May 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Congress will fully support the Philippine Plan of Action to End Violence Against Children, Davao City Rep. Karlo Nograles said yesterday.
‘No more impeach raps vs ombudsman’
by Delon Porcalla - May 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Due to time constraints, the House of Representatives can no longer take up the impeachment complaint filed against Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales, who is set to step down in July this year after serving her fixed...
House to wait for final ruling on Sereno ouster
by Delon Porcalla - May 14, 2018 - 12:00am
They will play it safe.
Lawmakers seek probe of comfort woman statue’s removal
by Delon Porcalla - May 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Two lawmakers representing party-list group Gabriela yesterday filed a resolution in the House of Representatives seeking to investigate the removal of a Filipino comfort woman statue – a reminder of the sexual...
Impeach raps against Sereno to be archived upon ouster — Umali
by Delon Porcalla - May 11, 2018 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives will shelve the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno if the quo warranto petition to oust her is granted by the Supreme Court, Rep. Reynaldo Umali said y...
Lawmaker wants driver's license cards delivered by mail
by Delon Porcalla - May 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Driver’s license cards issued by the Land Transportation Office should be delivered to applicants by mail just like passports, a lawmaker proposed yesterday.
‘Returning P60 million won’t extinguish criminal liability’
by Delon Porcalla - May 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Returning the P60 million to government coffers will not extinguish the administrative and criminal liability of Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo, who allocated the funds for the Department of Tourism’s advertising...
Speaker insists Charter should be attuned to changing times
by Delon Porcalla - May 7, 2018 - 12:00am
The 31-year-old Constitution should be attuned to the digital age when the consultative committee led by retired chief justice Reynato Puno proposes its amendments to prepare the country’s shift from presidential...
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