Agusan del Norte Rep. Lawrence Fortun has expressed confidence that the new decade will mark the start of a surge in finance and banking in Mindanao following approval of initial implementing regulations of the new Islamic Banking Law.
House Majority Floor Leader Martin Romualdez said he’s optimistic that the Lower House will be able to approve “in record time” the priority legislations laid down by President Rodrigo Duterte during his fourth State of the Nation Address…
Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco on Tuesday suggested that the Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) be convened at the earliest possible time so that both
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III rejects calls to review the Rice Tarrification Law just four months after it took effect last March 5.
Senator Francis Tolentino on Thursday (July 11) expressed optimism that his proposal to give President Rodrigo Duterte emergency powers to solve the traffic crisis will gain the support of other lawmakers.
Senator Risa Hontiveros advised her neophyte colleague, Senator Ronald "Bato" Dela Rosa, to grow up after he shared his hurt over the conduct of hearings at the Senate when he was the Philippine National Police chief.
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte proved she was a force to be reckoned with in Philippine politics when she engineered the removal of Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez at the start of the 17th Congress’ third regular session last year.
Three senators posted a perfect attendance during the 17th Congress, 100% present during the 229 plenary sessions are
The application for franchise network giant ABS-CBN is considered dead under the 17th Congress, former President and now outgoing House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo said.
Showbiz personalities working at ABS-CBN have banded together with its employees to press the House of Representatives to approve the network's franchise, which will expire in March 2020.
Following last week’s sine die adjournment, the application for franchise network giant ABS-CBN is considered dead under the 17th Congress, former President and now outgoing House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo said.
Ipinagmalaki ni Buhay Party List Representante Congressman Lito Atienza na sya ang pumigil kaya hindi nakalusot ang same sex marriage sa kongreso nitong 17th congress.
Senator Francis Pangilinan racked up the most number of absences in the Senate in the third regular session of the 17th Congress, records show.
The proposed Judges-At-Large Act now awaits the signature of President Rodrigo Duterte after its approval before the Senate and the House of Representatives a day before the sine die adjournment of the 17th Congress.
The cause of public health and women "won big" in the 17th Congress, Senator Risa Hontiveros said on Wednesday.
Outgoing Magdalo party-list Rep. Gary Alejano said his farewells on the last session day of the 17th Congress, but added he would continue being a voice for the opposition as a private citizen.
House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez on Wednesday belied allegations made by reelected Davao del Norte Rep. Bebot Alvarez that his rival contenders for speakership have engaged in vote buying to take control of the 18th Congress.
With just 11 session days left before the 17th Congress adjourns sine die, House of Representatives Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is making a last ditch effort to push for the passage of the remaining priority bills that President Rodrigo…