Malacañang is looking forward to the immediate passage of the P4.506-trillion 2021 General Appropriations Bill after the House of Representatives approved the measure on third and final reading.
Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco is considering changing some of the committee chairpersons in the House of Representatives even if the term sharing agreement he had with ousted Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano involved replacing only one chairman.
The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the consolidation of all Dengvaxia criminal cases filed before various courts, Public Attorneys Office (PAO) Chief Persida Acosta.
The Public Attorneys Office (PAO) hopes to file next month 102 complaints before the Department of Justice (DOJ) on behalf of the families of victims who got inoculated with the anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia.
The Supreme Court (SC) has announced that the 2020 Revised Rules for Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) will take effect on Nov. 16.
A man who has duped victims of their money by claiming to be the son of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos Sr. has been arrested, National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Director Eric Distor announced on Saturday (Oct. 17).
President Rodrigo Duterte need not call another special session for the Senate to take up the budget in plenary sooner than what’s set in the legislative calendar, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said.
Senator Leila de Lima said President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to lift the moratorium on oil and gas exploration in the West Philippine Sea put him a step closer to his desire for a joint project with China in the disputed region.
House Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco has dismissed the allegation of Camarines Sur Rep. Luis Raymund Villafuerte that his allies might be delaying the transmittal of the proposed P4.5-trillion national budget for 2021 to the Senate to make “last minute insertions” for their benefit.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Saturday said one of the changes he would propose in the 2021 budget bill was to augment the P2.5 billion budget of the Department of Health (DOH) earmarked for the purchase of Covid-19 vaccines.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said on Thursday the senators would have their work cut out for them amid the anticipated last-minute amendments by House members to the proposed 2021 budget.
MANILA – Malacañang on Saturday welcomed the House of Representatives’ approval of the PHP4.506-trillion 2021 General Appropriations Bill (GAB) on third and final reading on Friday evening.
The Anti-Terrorism Act’s implementing rules and regulations (IRR) took into consideration the petitions questioning the law before the Supreme Court (SC), assured Justice Undersecretary Adrian Sugay said on Saturday (Oct. 17).
The Philippines has lifted a moratorium on oil and gas exploration in the disputed South China Sea, which the government said Friday could fast-track talks with Beijing on a joint energy project.
Change may be coming to how funding allocations for infrastructure projects are allocated among lawmakers under the leadership of House Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco.
Just three days after his infamous ouster from the House leadership, embattled Taguig-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano has reportedly lost another political capital after being replaced as the legislative caretaker of the 1st district of Camarines Sur.
House Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco is open to making his rival, ousted Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, a Deputy Speaker following their bitter fight over the speakership.
The House of Representatives on Friday approved on final reading the proposed P4.056-trillion General Appropriations Act (GAA) for 2021.
Malls and other business establishments may now hold sales and other marketing events to spur consumer activity amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) crisis, Malacañang said on Friday.
Appropriations committee chair Eric Yap on Friday said the House of Representatives would be able to transmit copies of the proposed 2021 national budget to the Senate by October 28.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said the case against detained activist Reina Mae Nasino will proceed without any hitch.
All private sector employers must give the 13th-month pay of their employees on or before December 24, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said on Friday.
The House of Representatives on Friday approved on third and final reading the proposed PHP4.5-trillion national budget for 2021.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said the implementing rules and regulations of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) of 2020 has been registered this Friday (Oct. 16) at the Office of the National Administrative Register (ONAR) at the University of the Philippines (UP) Law Center.