Former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, currently a member of Congress, was not setting her eyes on the leadership of the House of Representatives before getting elected by majority of her colleagues last July 23, she said in…
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Even without a law reinstating death penalty, Senator Manny Pacquiao wants to personally execute by “firing squad” whoever smuggled P6.8 billion worth of shabu into the country and is willing to land in jail doing so.
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The administration’s second tax reform package which aims to lower corporate income taxes (CIT) and modernize incentives was sponsored before the plenary of the House of Representatives on Tuesday.
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Take it or leave it.
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Malacanang is not happy with the resistance of the House leadership led by Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo against the cash-based 2019 budget being pushed by the Department of Budget and Management.
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Puerto Rico for the first time has told Congress that its 1,427 additional deaths last year compared to 2016 may have resulted from Hurricane Maria, a dramatic spike from the official toll of 64.
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Senator Sonny Angara on Friday deplored that the country is facing a "serious shortage" of geriatricians or medical doctors who are specially trained to attend to the healthcare needs and treatment of older people.
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Senator Kiko Pangilinan on Friday said that increasing farmers' income is the "more effective way" to address high prices of basic goods, like rice.
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Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday unveiled details of plans to build a US Space Force that would become the sixth branch of America's massive military, saying the time has come to prepare for "the next battlefield."
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Senator Ralph Recto on Thursday sought an inquiry into the state of fisheries sector so that permanent solutions, and not just "stop gap" measures, will be formulated to guarantee steady supply of fish.
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The House leadership has welcomed the existence of separate factions in the minority bloc as rival groups threatened to raise the issue of the minority leadership before the Supreme Court.
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Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra has called on Congress to give him powers that would prevent law offenders from fleeing the country.
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With less than a year under her leadership, former President and now House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo announced that the Congressional Spouses Foundation Inc. (CFSI) will have its office back in the Batasang Pambansa Complex.
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Congress to adjourn next week to allow executive branch to adjust tariffs
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Liberal Party solons have blasted the Arroyo Speakership for allowing the entire House plenary to decide over of the leadership row in the House minority and for recognizing the authority of Quezon Rep. Danilo Suarez over the bloc.
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Federalism could end up becoming a “fiscal nightmare” for the country, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez told senators at a budget briefing at the Senate.
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Senator Grace Poe refuses to let her guard down even as House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo filed a resolution calling for Congress to convene into a constituent assembly (ConAss) which would separately vote on proposed amendments to the…
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Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on Tuesday (August 7) has filed a resolution expressing the intent of the House of Representatives to vote separately with the Senate in amending the 1987 Constitution when they convene into a Constituent…
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President Rodrigo Duterte unveiled a law on Monday granting greater autonomy to the Philippines' Muslim south, as he expressed hope the measure will at last end decades of bloody separatist conflict.
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A member of the Consultative Committee (Con-Com) threatened to withdraw his support from the proposed Charter Change (Cha-Cha) if members of Congress sitting as the Constituent Assembly (Con-Ass) will remove the “anti-dynasty” provision in…
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Senator Manny Pacquiao is eyeing for the Senate to approve the reimposition of the death penalty before 2019, despite Pope Francis proclaiming it “inadmissible.”
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This is the marching order of President Rodrigo Duterte to Budget Secretary Ben Diokno in the proposed P3.757 trillion national budget for 2019.