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                    [ArticleID] => 2358821
                    [Title] => Another divisive bill
                    [Summary] => Avery controversial proposed law to allow absolute divorce in the Philippines went through voting on third and final reading a few hours before the 19th Congress adjourned sine die last May 22.
                    [DatePublished] => 2024-05-29 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 136417
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1804833
                    [AuthorName] => Marichu A. Villanueva
                    [SectionName] => Opinion
                    [SectionUrl] => opinion
                    [URL] => 
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                    [ArticleID] => 2358438
                    [Title] => Lagman prefers unicameral Congress
                    [Summary] => After nearly 40 years, the bicameral Congress must be changed to a unicameral legislature, wherein gridlocks in the Senate and the House of Representatives would be done away with, according to Rep. Edcel Lagman.
                    [DatePublished] => 2024-05-28 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1804868
                    [AuthorName] => Delon Porcalla
                    [SectionName] => Headlines
                    [SectionUrl] => headlines
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2024/05/27/11_2024-05-27_21-40-22316_thumbnail.jpg
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                    [ArticleID] => 2358442
                    [Title] => Marcos urged to sign bill doubling teaching supply allowance
                    [Summary] => With less than seven days before the Congress-approved Kabalikat sa Pagtuturo lapses into law, the Alliance of Concerned Teachers yesterday called on President Marcos to sign the measure.
                    [DatePublished] => 2024-05-28 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1806405
                    [AuthorName] => Neil Jayson Servallos
                    [SectionName] => Headlines
                    [SectionUrl] => headlines
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2024/05/27/b259_2024-05-27_21-49-10580_thumbnail.jpg
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                    [ArticleID] => 2356600
                    [Title] => Escudero replaces Zubiri as Senate president 
                    [Summary] => Sen. Chiz Escudero took his oath as the new Senate president on Monday, just minutes after Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri bowed out of the position in an emotionally charged privilege speech.
                    [DatePublished] => 2024-05-20 16:55:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 
                    [AuthorName] => 
                    [SectionName] => Headlines
                    [SectionUrl] => headlines
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2024/04/25/c1101823_2024-04-25_21-46-06629_thumbnail.jpg
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                    [ArticleID] => 2356594
                    [Title] => Zubiri steps down as Senate president, says he disobeyed 'powers that be'
                    [Summary] => Senate President Juan Miguel Zubiri on Monday stepped down from his post, ending his two-year term due to what he implied was dissatisfaction with him for breaking ranks.
                    [DatePublished] => 2024-05-20 16:20:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 
                    [AuthorName] => 
                    [SectionName] => Headlines
                    [SectionUrl] => headlines
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2023/03/08/migz-zubiri-interview2022-12-1217-52-12_2023-03-08_13-01-16200_thumbnail.jpg
                )

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                    [ArticleID] => 2353820
                    [Title] => Congress okays Filipino citizenship for figure skater Alexander Korovin
                    [Summary] => The House of Representatives has approved on third reading a measure granting Philippine citizenship to figure skater Alexander Korovin. 

                    [DatePublished] => 2024-05-09 13:15:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1806421
                    [AuthorName] => Ralph Edwin Villanueva
                    [SectionName] => Sports
                    [SectionUrl] => sports
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2023/12/01/skating-lead_2023-12-01_13-32-08387_thumbnail.jpg
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                    [ArticleID] => 2352788
                    [Title] => CA sets hearing for DMW Secretary Cacdac, 8 army generals this month
                    [Summary] => Cacdac, a long-time career official who has served various roles related to the welfare of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), was appointed DMW chief by President Marcos Jr. on April 25. 
                    [DatePublished] => 2024-05-05 14:04:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 
                    [AuthorName] => 
                    [SectionName] => Headlines
                    [SectionUrl] => headlines
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2024/04/25/1_2024-04-25_22-05-22966_thumbnail.jpg
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                    [ArticleID] => 2352625
                    [Title] => EDITORIAL - Next, the monsoons
                    [Summary] => While people swelter in the heat, there are activities that benefit from the hot, dry season. As Congress resumed sessions, the head of the House of Representatives committee on appropriations urged executive departments to take advantage of the dry season by speeding up work on infrastructure projects, including road and bridge repairs and other maintenance work, which are supposed to be finished within the year.
                    [DatePublished] => 2024-05-05 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 
                    [AuthorName] => 
                    [SectionName] => Opinion
                    [SectionUrl] => opinion
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2023/05/30/editorialdefault-2_2023-05-30_13-52-21_thumbnail.jpg
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                    [ArticleID] => 2351634
                    [Title] => Next round of proxy war
                    [Summary] => Back from their month-long recess, our lawmakers of the 19th Congress resumed their sessions last Monday.
                    [DatePublished] => 2024-05-01 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 136417
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1804833
                    [AuthorName] => Marichu A. Villanueva
                    [SectionName] => Opinion
                    [SectionUrl] => opinion
                    [URL] => 
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                    [ArticleID] => 2351419
                    [Title] => The tremendous failures of Congress
                    [Summary] => The founding fathers of the Philippine Constitution did not institutionalize Congress so that congressmen could build bridges, highways, and waiting sheds, or ever intended senators to use pork barrels by any name, and distribute dole-outs to fire victims, much less become TV hosts, radio announcers, action stars, and comedians. Congress should enact laws as ordered by the Constitution.
                    [DatePublished] => 2024-04-30 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 136164
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1146528
                    [AuthorName] => Atty Josephus Jimenez
                    [SectionName] => Freeman Opinion
                    [SectionUrl] => opinion
                    [URL] => 
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