Delon Porcalla
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House approves bill vs corporal punishment
by Delon Porcalla - November 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives has approved a measure that will discourage and prevent parents and other adults from inflicting punishment on children or minors with the intent of causing physical pain.
House increases fine vs sexual harassment
by Delon Porcalla - November 15, 2018 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a bill increasing the fine for sexual harassment.
‘Philippines security compromised with China access to telco infrastructure’
by Delon Porcalla - November 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Allowing China to have access to the Philippines’ communications infrastructure – through a state-owned firm – will undermine national security, House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez said yester...
Congress reopens session today
by Delon Porcalla - November 12, 2018 - 12:00am
After a month-long Halloween break, the Senate and the House of Representatives will be reopening sessions today, during which priority bills like amendments to the P3.7-trillion 2019 national budget will be taken...
Honasan likely to breeze through CA as DICT chief
by Delon Porcalla - November 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Unlike some nominees or appointees, Sen. Gregorio Honasan is expected to breeze through the Commission on Appointments (CA) on his new post as secretary of the Department of Information and Communications Technology....
Sara Duterte’s Hugpong forges alliance with Lakas-CMD, Tingog party-list
by Delon Porcalla - November 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Hugpong ng Pagbabago, the political party of President Duterte’s daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, have forged an alliance with the Lakas-CMD and Eastern Visayas party-list Tingog Sinirangan....
Solon pushes for creation of Department of Sports
by Delon Porcalla - November 7, 2018 - 12:00am
An administration lawmaker whose advocacy is into sports has filed a House bill that proposes the creation of a Department of Sports that will provide leadership in the promotion and development of sports in the...
‘Philippines committed to combat illegal wildlife trade’
by Delon Porcalla - November 1, 2018 - 12:00am
A senior member of the House of Representatives vowed to uphold the Philippines’ commitment to combat illegal wildlife trade as she called on global leaders to protect and conserve biodiversity.
14,000 cops deployed for Undas in Calabarzon, Mimorapa
by Delon Porcalla - October 31, 2018 - 12:00am
More than 14,000 police personnel have been deployed to ensure public order during the observance of All Saints’ and Souls’ Days in Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) and Mimaropa...
House exec believes BOL can withstand SC scrutiny
by Delon Porcalla - October 31, 2018 - 12:00am
A Muslim official of the House of Representatives expressed confidence yesterday that the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) can withstand judicial scrutiny by the Supreme Court (SC), saying there is no doubt about its...
Duterte to sign law boosting campaign vs AIDS
by Delon Porcalla - October 25, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte is set to sign a law empowering the national government to go full blast in its campaign against HIV/AIDS, House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. said yesterday.
Compromise deal to end Cebu land dispute signed
by Delon Porcalla - October 23, 2018 - 12:00am
At least 3,200 beneficiaries of a 32-hectare government property in Barangay Apas in Cebu City may finally own the lots they are occupying.
Lawmakers warn of spike in Iloilo City power rates
by Delon Porcalla - October 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Two lawmakers have warned of a looming increase in electricity rates in Iloilo City once a mining firm takes over operations from the local power distributor.
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...
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