House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez desperadong magkaroon ng 'no-election (no-el)' at Charter Change (Cha-cha) - ACT partylist Rep. France Castro
House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez
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Senate President Tito Sotto asks House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez: Why is ‘no-election (no-el)’ needed?
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Majority of senators may change their minds on scrapping the 2019 elections if those pushing for the polls to be held off could explain to them why this is necessary, Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III said.
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MANILA -- Several senators on Wednesday opposed proposals to postpone the May 2019 elections through a People’s Initiative, stressing separately that the process is quite tedious, a waste of resources and bound to fail.
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Even if it wants to use a people's initiative to amend the 1987 Constitution to postpone the 2019 elections, the House of Representatives cannot get the job done without the Senate.
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Senators rejected House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez’ proposal for a people’s initiative to postpone the 2019 elections, saying this is a “major amendment” to the present Constitution and would take too long.
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Can the House of Representatives convene into a constituent assembly (ConAss) to propose and vote on amendments to the Constitution without the Senate? Former Senate President Aquilino Pimentel Sr. says yes, but only in the imagination of…
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Magdalo Partylist Rep. Gary Alejano cautioned the Duterte administration that proposed shift to federalism will only create economic imbalance among future federal regions.
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House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Monday (July 16) introduced another proposal to postpone next year’s mid-term polls, this time through a people’s Initiative.
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A member of the Consultative Committee (Con-Com) dismissed the idea raised up by the House leadership over the proposed postponement of next year’s mid-term elections.
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Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III lost the Senate presidency because he did not support the proposed postponement of the 2019 elections, a Liberal Party lawmaker has claimed.
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Malacanang rejected Thursday the proposal of House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez to postpone the 2019 elections in order to fast-track the Philippine shift to federalism.
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Senators Francis Escudero and Grace Poe on Thursday said the Senate would not approve any law that would seek to postpone the 2019 elections, stressing that such law would be unconstitutional.
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A “no-el” or no election scenario raised by House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez next year is possible but only if the new federal constitution is already in place, Malacanang on Thursday said.
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Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri refuted House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez’ claim that the lower chamber can proceed to propose to amend the Constitution even without the Senate.
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Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III countered House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on the possibility of holding no elections next year.
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Senator Panfilo Lacson kay House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez: Pirmahan na ang naipasang National ID system
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Even as the Philippines remains one of the most gay-friendly countries in the world, the bid to have same-sex marriage legalized in the country may face an uphill battle in Congress due to Catholicism.
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President Rodrigo Duterte has defended House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez's extramarital affair, saying he can take as many wives as he wants depending on the religion he chooses to practice.
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There are no limitations as far as expressing one’s fashion sense in the Senate is concerned in Congress’ opening of the third regular session in July 23.
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It’s a mere legal theory, Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, on Sunday said in disputing the claims made by House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on the constitutionality of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL).
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Congress will be able to pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law before sessions end Wednesday (May 30) after President Rodrigo Duterte certified the measure as urgent.
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President Rodrigo Duterte has granted the request of Congress leaders to certify the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) as urgent for the legislature to pass the measure before they adjourn sine die.
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Leaders of the Senate and House of Representatives will meet with President Rodrigo Duterte Monday (May 28) to discuss contentious provisions of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and the suggested amendments to the measure.