Presidential son and Davao City Rep. Paolo Duterte has gotten another plum post at the House of Representatives following the election of House Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco.
Still licking his wounds from his spectacular fall from grace, Taguig Rep. Alan Cayetano could not help himself but blame President Rodrigo Duterte for the current situation in the legislative branch.
President Rodrigo Duterte is confident that the proposed 2021 national budget of P4.5 trillion will be passed on time despite the change in leadership in the House of Representatives, according to his spokesman.
Malacañang congratulated Lord Allan Velasco on his election as Speaker of the House of the Representatives.
Malacañang on Tuesday said the Cabinet approved the proposals of the economic cluster such as the creation of priority areas for managing cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19), operation of a sufficient number of safe public transport, and the gradual expansion of business capacity to 100 percent among others.
Both Representatives Alan Peter Cayetano and Lord Allan Velasco have been called to Malacañang for a meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte today, Malacañang said Tuesday.
The leadership mess at the House of Representatives does not constitute a constitutional crisis, as far as this politiko is concerned.
Newly-elected House Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco will appear in the Laging Handa briefing tomorrow, October 13.
Malacañang has expressed its sympathies over the demise of retired Supreme Court Justice Ameurfina Melencio-Herrera.
The address of President Rodrigo Duterte to the nation has been moved to Wednesday, Malacañang announced.
Malacañang said it does not see President Rodrigo Duterte having a problem with calling for another special session to allow the Senate to pass next year’s national budget.
President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed exasperation over the leadership row involving House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco.
MANILA – Several lawmakers are set to gather on Monday and elect Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco as Speaker of the House of Representatives.
The camp of Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco appears to have a mace custom made for the session they will hold outside Batasang Pambansa to elect him as House Speaker Monday (October 12).
The Lakas–CMD (Lakas–Christian Muslim Democrats) led by House Majority Leader Martin Romualdez and its party-list allies are expected to play a decisive role on whether Speaker Alan Cayetano will stay in his post or be replaced by Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco.
Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco will reportedly be elected House Speaker anytime this week after being endorsed by Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, one of his staunchest allies said Sunday (October 11).
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano seems to be waving the white flag after Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte openly expressed support for his rival for the speakership, Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco.
MANILA – Pulse Asia research Inc. President Ronald Holmes is standing by the integrity of a recent survey which showed that nine of 10 Filipinos approved the performance of President Rodrigo Duterte amid the prevailing coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.
Malacañang reiterated that President Rodrigo Duterte will no longer meddle in the House speakership row between House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco.
As coronavirus cases continue to bring worry to health, award-winning Filipino writer and poet Peter Solis Nery has found a way to get his creative juices flowing during the lockdowns: teach poetry.
Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco met with presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte last week as the speakership row heats up.
A total of 11 Filipino scientists were included in the prestigious list of Asia’s most outstanding researchers for 2020.
Around 2.4 million Filipino children are at risk of getting the measles, the Department of Health (DOH) said yesterday.