Oriental Mindoro second-district Rep. Rey Umali opened the first impeachment hearing of 2018 against Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno with a long speech in which he defended the justice committee’s actions and commended the…
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon refused to engage in a public debate with Oriental Mindoro Rep. Reynaldo Umali on whether the House's plan to summon Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno. “I have stated a legal position. I…
Supreme Court (SC) Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is being urged to seek relief before the high tribunal to stop the impeachment complaint she is facing before the Congress.
Despite being spared from impeachment proceedings, former Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Andres Bautista may still face a plunder charge after losing his immunity from suit following his resignation.
Lawyers of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno will submit her reply affidavit on the impeachment case filed against her on Monday, September 25, at the House of Representatives committee on justice.
Oriental Mindoro second-district Rep. Reynaldo Umali said even politicians fall victim to human rights violations — but the Commission on Human Rights does nothing about it.
The House of Representatives failed to release the summary of the statement of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN) of its members last May as the newly-created review committee still has not come up with rules on handling SALN…
For Europe-based Filipino entrepreneurs, Maria Elizabeth ‘Olga’ Briton Famorcan and Chona Abiertas Tenorio, the unwavering support they gave President Rodrigo Duterte during the 2016 presidential elections campaign has no end.
The public will have to wait a little longer to find out how the House justice committee will kill the impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte.
The House Committee on Justice chairman himself is saying that they will dispose of the impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte quickly.
House Majority Floor Leader Rodolfo Fariñas has promised to observe--via the Justice panel--due process on the impeachment complaint filed against President Rodrigo Duterte.
President Rodrigo Duterte seems to think that former Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. is still a part of his Cabinet despite his failure to be confirmed by the Commission on Appointments.
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Thursday (Mar. 30) said President Duterte’s latest pronouncement promising pardon to policemen who will be convicted for deaths arising from police operations, is proof that such killings are state-sponsored.…
President Rodrigo Duterte has admitted that criminals were killed during his stint as mayor of Davao City for over two decades-- but the figure is less than a thousand.
As a veteran politiko, President Rodrigo Duterte is well aware that the ranks of his party, the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) only swelled because he's in power.
President Rodrigo Duterte only has kind words for Chinese President Xi Jinping after China moved to increase the volume of exports it gets from the Philippines after a lull in trade.
The United States could have stopped China in its tracks when it started to build structures in the South China Sea if it really wanted to, President Rodrigo Duterte said.
President Rodrigo Duterte feels vindicated with his decision to pivot away from the United States to China as the Asian country has become generous in accepting exports from the Philippines.
The country’s central mapping agency National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA) was able to generate 10 maps of low-lying areas to assess their vulnerability to sea level rise in 2015, but was only able to present two maps…
House Majority member, Oriental Mindoro 2nd district Rep. Reynaldo Umali stopped short of saying that Albay 1st district Rep. Edcel Lagman deserved punishment for supposedly disrespecting the leader of the Chamber.
The House Leadership may just end up passing the dirty work to its coalition partners as far as the removal of negative-voting House officials on the death penalty bill is concerned.
House Committee on Justice Chairman, Oriental Mindoro Rep. Rey Umali tried hard to save face following the impending failure of the House leadership to pass an "intimidating" death penalty bill.