In a 211-29 vote, the lower House passed Monday (March 19) a bill postponing the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections for a third time, even as it faces stiff opposition in the Senate.
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It has been exactly one year since staunch opposition Senator Leila de Lima landed in jail over drug charges alleging that she conspired to trade illegal drugs in the New Bilibid Prison.
A day after lamenting the P3.77-trillion budget for 2018 was not pork-less after all, Sen. Panfilo Lacson voiced hopes Thursday President Rodrigo Duterte will use his veto powers to remedy the situation.
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If the P3.77-trillion budget for 2018 is indeed without the so-called pork barrel fund, why were 24 lawmakers critical of the administration stripped of their "pork" for next year?
It's an alliance many thought would never happen: Leftist personalities brandishing the color red, and entities aligned with the "yellow" Aquino administration joining forces to protest against the "tyranny and fascism" of President Rodrigo…
The Liberal Party is ready to rebuild its ranks after being decimated following the May 2016 elections.
Rodrigo Duterte ends his first year as Philippine president on Friday as a hugely popular leader, after taking Filipinos on a promised "rough ride" of drug war killings and foreign policy U-turns.
For a joint session of Congress to take place, a Concurrent Resolution from both Houses (House of Representatives and Senate) must first be filed.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman thinks President Rodrigo Duterte has adopted a "skewed double standard" in choosing from which country to get foreign aid or assistance.
Albay 1st district Rep. Edcel Lagman has practically accused House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez of throwing his weight among Majority congressmen as far as the latter's desire to pass the measure on death penalty restoration is concerned.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman is asking his colleagues to stop all moves to amend the Constitution after President Rodrigo Duterte revealed his desire to have sole authority to declare Martial law.
Senators from the Liberal Party (LP) will remain with the majority bloc even if their titular head, Vice President Leni Robredo, has resigned from her Cabinet post, Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV said Tuesday (Dec. 6).
The Ateneo de Manila University Law School (ALS) wants the Supreme Court to do more than just reverse its decision allowing dictator Ferdinand Marcos to be buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani “in honor of the real heroes” who fought…
The Supreme Court (SC) has directed Malacañang and the family of late strongman Ferdinand Marcos to comment on the motions for reconsideration (MRs) in connection with its earlier decision to allow the former dictator a hero's burial at the…
President Rodrigo Duterte is determined to proceed with the transfer of the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos’ remains to the Libingan ng mga Bayani even if those who have opposed it are set to appeal the Supreme Court’s ruling on the matter.…
Law dean Danilo Concepcion will become the University of the Philippines’ 21st president after winning the election held Tuesday (Nov. 15) by the Board of Regents, the university’s highest policy-making body.
Sen. Leila de Lima lauded the emergence of Sen. Kiko Pangilinan as Liberal Party (LP) president as “very timely” in the face of rising tension in the political field just four months into the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte.
Minority lawmakers at the House of Representatives on Tuesday criticized the House justice committee for singling out Senator Leila de Lima for her alleged links to the illegal drug trade inside the New Bilibid Prison during her stint as…
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman thinks Malacanang spokesperson Ernesto Abella should stop blaming media for reporting what President Rodrigo Duterte says in public because it's just pathetic.
The Iglesia Ni Cristo has asked its member, Sagip party-list Rep. Rodante Marcoleta, to join the supermajority in the House of Representatives ed by the Partido Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), the political party of…
Did President Rodrigo Duterte unwittingly confessed he ordered the summary killings of over 3,000 drug suspects in his first three months in office when he likened himself to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler slaughtering the Jews?