Nigeria's two main political parties are asking election hopefuls to pay huge fees for the chance to stand at next year's general election, in a move criticised as favouring the rich and well-connected.
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Lawmakers in the minority should be given credit for authoring bills which were eventually signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said.
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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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Venezuela's controversial Constituent Assembly marks its first anniversary on Saturday as the embodiment of President Nicolas Maduro's entrenchment in power despite an economic crisis that has crippled the country's public services and…
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Deputy Speaker Rolando Andaya and other lawmakers in the lower house were hell-bent to install former President and now-Pampanga 2nd District Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as House Speaker on the day of President Rodrigo Duterte’s third…
Arroyo vs Alvarez Speaker battle is just a proxy fight for pork barrel: Zinero ni Bebot kaya umalma…
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The change in leadership in the House of Representatives is just a proxy fight for the distribution of pork barrel funds among lawmakers, according to ACT-Teachers Rep. Antonio Tinio.
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House Deputy Speaker Rolando Andaya on Thursday said "quite a handful" of congressmen from the ruling party PDP-Laban are "seriously considering" jumping ships.
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MANILA -- Lawmakers belonging to the Makabayan bloc at the House of Representatives on Wednesday filed a resolution that seeks a congressional probe on the alleged mass lay-off of thousands of workers of telecommunications firm Philippine…
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Malaysia's king has appealed for calm amid growing racial tensions in the Muslim-majority country after an electoral earthquake in May toppled the Malay-dominated coalition that had ruled the country for decades.
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The bicameral conference committee on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) has agreed to loosen restrictions on the release of the P59 billion block grant to the proposed Bangsamoro autonomous region and dropped the proposed safeguards…
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Opposition lawmakers on Tuesday urged the Supreme Court magistrates who voted to oust former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno to decline nominations for the post she vacated out of delicadeza.
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Senator Win Gatchalian is open to the idea of subjecting lawmakers to a mandatory drug test, suggesting even to have all those holding elective position to be subjected to such a requirement.
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Marijuana plants have been found growing at an office building used by lawmakers in Japan, which has some of the strictest drug laws in the developed world, an official said Friday.
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LAWMAKERS must "find ways" to improve the overall experience of Filipino travelers. Senator Grace Poe stressed this as the upper chamber on Monday approved on second reading a bill seeking to prohibit the collection of fees from passengers…
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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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US President Donald Trump faced diplomatic isolation on Wednesday as world powers scrambled to save a landmark deal curbing Iran's nuclear program that he has rejected.
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Senate President Koko Pimentel has prepared his own list of senatorial bets for the 2019 elections, that include reelectionists, cabinet members, and lawmakers.
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Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque’s former party, Kabayan, which once expelled him for “dishonorable behavior,” is now offering him an olive branch and its “full support” for his expected run for the Senate in 2019.
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The public hearings on the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is set to end this month, with the House justice committee deciding whether there's probable cause to impeach her.
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Lawmakers should agree on a timeline on introducing amendments to the 1987 Constitution to avoid any railroading of the process, Sen. JV Ejercito said on Thursday.