President Rodrigo Duterte believes businessmen in the mining industry exerted all efforts to ensure former Environment Secretary Gina Lopez will not be confirmed by the Commission on Appointments.
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Saying that she advocates a “gunless society,” Senator Risa Hontiveros on Wednesday rejected proposals to arm public prosecutors and barangay captains for their safety.
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Tindig Pilipinas, a coalition of groups positioning themselves as the opposition to the present administration is seeking to broaden their ranks, but is not keen to include the militant Makabayan bloc.
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Senator Grace Poe on Wednesday advised Agrarian Reform Secretary John Castriciones to work “in harmony” with farmers and fisherfolks.
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Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra has thanked the Commission on Appointments (CA) in confirming his appointment.
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Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Wednesday admitted to lawmakers that he cannot overhaul the Department of Justice (DOJ) but has vowed to work in restoring dignity to the institution which he said has been suffering from image problem.…
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A subcommittee of the Commission on Appointments has recommended the confirmation of Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo Puyat, after facing lawmakers for only 20 minutes.
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Gabriela slammed anew President Rodrigo Duterte for his fresh remarks against women, saying that the presidency is “on top of the list” of “jobs that should never be occupied by misogynists and tyrants.”
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Senator Manny Pacquiao has been replaced by partymate and former Senate President Koko Pimentel as chair of the environment and natural resources committee in the Commission on Appointments (CA).
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Malacañang has expressed confidence that Commission on Elections chairperson Sheriff Abas will be able to restore the public's trust in the poll body following the controversies involving his predecessor, Andres Bautista.
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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) welcomed the confirmation of Sheriff Abas as its new chairman.
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Senators say the longtime Department of Agriculture (DA) undersecretary and President Rodrigo Duterte’s “best friend” who is now at the helm of the Department of Tourism would breezily face the Commission on Appointments (CA).
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Senator Win Gatchalian said he would be proposing an amendment to the draft Blue Ribbon committee report on the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine to remove the proposed criminal charges against former President Noynoy Aquino, who he said only…
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The power of the President of the republic to appoint the heads of the executive branch should "remain unfettered."
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Not even Justice Sec. Vitaliano Aguirre II appeared to be exempted from the so-called “endo” or “end of contract” or the practice of contractualization, Sen. Grace Poe on Thursday said.
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Senator Grace Poe on Thursday said Cabinet officials must realize that they are not "indespensable" and they can get sacked anytime by the President.
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Senator Antonio Trillanes IV questioned the motives behind the six-month closure of popular island destination Boracay, saying President Rodrigo Duterte has a different agenda behind the shutdown.
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The Commission on Appointments (CA) bypassed Wednesday (March 21) Department of Agrarian Reform Secretary John Castriciones after at least two of its members voiced opposition to his ad interim appointment.
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Acting Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary John Castriciones admitted before the Commission on Appointments (CA) to having lawyered for landlord and land tenants when he was still in the legal practice.
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Former Tarlac Rep. Monica Louise "Nikki" Prieto-Teodoro, is back in government, though she's now part of the executive branch.
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She looked so youthful, she could have been mistaken for an aide-de-camp.
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This was one occasion where House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez could not make a show of his power.
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In less than an hour, seven lawmakers, including House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, promoted to the rank of colonel were confirmed by the Commission on Appointments (CA) without any objections.