After approving it on third and final reading last Oct. 16, why is the House of Representatives still tackling amendments to the P4.5-trillion proposed national budget for 2021?
President Rodrigo Duterte’s defense of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 before the United Nations General Assembly carries much significance as it was made before international leaders who are also dealing with terrorism.
The veteran legislator stresses the passage of the “Designated Survivor” measure is not only constitutional but is required under the 1987 Constitution.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson pushed anew Monday for the immediate passage of a “Designated Survivor” measure that would guarantee the continuity and stability of government, saying it is required by no less than the 1987 Constitution.
Speaker Alan Cayetano claimed critics should not worry too much about moves by the House to ramp up discussions on Charter change (Cha-cha).
Former Justice Antonio Carpio was mistaken on several material points of his interpretation on the contents of the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020.
Why would the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 violate human rights if strong democracies like the United States, Australia and European Union helped shape it?
Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Thursday blasted the fake news peddled by those opposing the anti-terrorism bill, starting with claims that one can be arrested on mere suspicion.
ABS-CBN chairman emeritus Eugenio “Gabby” Lopez III admitted the considered renouncing his American citizenship amid the issue whether or not a dual citizen can own a media entity in the country.
The first step for ABS-CBN to get a franchise lies with the House of Representatives. No less than the 1987 Constitution decrees it.
Congressmen have opposed the recommendation of the Executive Department for the inclusion of an anti-dynasty provision in the proposed amendments in the 1987 Constitution
Bayan Muna Party-list Cong. Ferdinand Gaite has warned that the proposed amendments in the economic provisions of the 1987 Constitution would only lead to more onerous contracts in public enterprises.
The House Committee on Constitutional Amendments has discreetly approved a resolution seeking to amend the 1987 Constitution by lift the current economics restriction provisions and elevate to five years the fix term of elected officials.
Cagayan de Oro Rep. Rufus Rodriguez has filed a proposed concurrent resolution extending the term of House members from three years to four years, limited to three consecutive terms, and giving the senators the same term of office.
President Rodrigo Duterte looked like he was carrying the weight of the world on his shoulders when he faced Navy officials during their anniversary at Sangley Point, Cavite on June 17.
President Rodrigo Duterte is blaming the limits on presidential powers under the 1987 Constitution for his frustrations on solving the country’s ills, specifically corruption.
Deputy Majority Leader Rodante Marcoleta reminded Sen. Panfilo Lacson that the House of Representatives has the exclusive power of the purse under the 1987 Constitution.
Senator Bam Aquino today said an independent Senate would be for the best interest of the country.
Deputy Minority Leader Anthony Bravo reminds Senate that the House of Representatives has the exclusive ‘power of the purse’ under the 1987 Constitution.
Senator Koko Pimentel on Wednesday insisted that the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) is compliant with the provisions of the 1987 Constitution.
Senate Minority Leader Frank Drilon on Sunday said the House of Representatives should seek divine intervention if it wants to pass Resolution of Both Houses 15, which seeks to revise the Constitution and federalize the government.
An official of the House of Representatives is amenable to the proposed revival of the two-party system to prevent political turncoatism among elected officials.
Online news outfit Rappler has appealed the Court of Appeals’ (CA) July 26 decision that affirmed the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) finding that it was not 100% Filipino-owned as required by the 1987 Constitution.
The House leadership admitted that the proposed Charter Change (Cha-Cha) might not prosper in the remaining days of the 17th Congress.