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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The leadership row in the House minority will finally be decided this Tuesday (August 6), with all legislators participating in the voting as the rival groups still failed to reach a consensus among themselves who should lead the bloc.
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Despite the delay in the signing of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), President Rodrigo Duterte still recognized the role his allies, Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III and Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez, played in its passage…
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An official of the super majority bloc on Monday (August 6) insisted that Quezon Rep. Danilo Suarez should remain as the House Minority Leader since the Speakership was the only position declared vacant during the July 23 leadership scuffle…
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Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) will come out by the end of August a shortlist of candidates for the post of chief justice.
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It took only a day for Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez to move on following the controversial July 23 leadership scuffle that ousted him as Speaker of the House of Representatives.
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Charter change has gone cold and stiff in the Senate and is only “awaiting cremation,” Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson said.
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Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte is being propped up to follow the footsteps of his father, as administration Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson said she is his among his top picks to become the next leader of the country.
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House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio met for lunch Monday (July 30), a week after the ouster of Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez in a brazen power grab witnessed on live television.
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Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra has vowed not to repeat the mistake in choosing ousted Supreme Court (SC) chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.
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President Rodrigo Duterte is on the fence regarding the leadership row rocking the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino- Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) because it involves his law school classmate.
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Broadcaster Ramon Tulfo isn’t surprised by the ouster of Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez as House Speaker on the very day Congress opened for a new session.
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It wasn't just Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte who was burning the lines to discuss the speakership before the third regular session of the 17th Congess opened on July 23.
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President Rodrigo Duterte practically indicated that he approved of the ouster of Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez as House Speaker when he described Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s power grab as a “good thing.”
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President Rodrigo Duterte most likely gave his blessing for Davao del Norte 1st District Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez to be replaced by Pampanga 2nd District Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as House Speaker, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon…
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Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez and Ilocos Norte Rep. Rodolfo Fariñas could only blame their egos for their failure to notice the blatant power grab staged by allies of now-Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, a House leader said.
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Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte played a "very vital" role in ousting Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez and replacing him with former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, a House leader said.
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House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is still in high spirits after wresting the top post in the House of Representatives from Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez.
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Tempers flared when the two lawmakers claiming to be Speaker-- Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez-- when they were in the same room as President Rodrigo Duterte ahead of his State of the Nation…
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Malacañang appears to take in stride the surprise ouster of Davao Del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez as Speaker on the first day of the third regular session of the 17th Congress Monday (July 23).
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A one-two punch from Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte and Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo were all it took to knock Davao Del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez from his post as House Speaker.
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Former Speaker Bebot Alvarez apparently didn’t learn his lesson the first time he got the ire of presidential daughter, Davao City Sara Duterte.