Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Wednesday said he was breaking his silence to tell the camp of Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano to honor his term-sharing deal with Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco and to resign irrevocably.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Sunday said the ballooning birth rate in the Philippines due to the lockdown was “an indictment of the Duterte administration’s failure to adequately provide family planning services and access to contraceptives during the health emergency.”
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Friday said he hopes that President Rodrigo Duterte’s speech before the United Nations General Assembly will go beyond being empty rhetoric.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Saturday said “neither braggadocio nor self-serving claims of sovereign independence” could hide the Duterte administration’s dismal human rights record amid the continuing persecution of human rights advocates.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Sunday urged the Supreme Court to issue a TRO agains the Anti-Terrorism Act to give itself more time to resolve several petitions against the law.
Albay Rep. Joey Salceda has called on the economic managers to “give the green light” on the third tranche of the social amelioration program (SAP), reasoning that “communities are on the brink of being completely pauperized.”
Albay Rep. Joey Salceda on Friday thanked Malacañang for “its openness” to certifying as urgent House Bill 6096, which creates the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and institutionalizes a health emergency response framework.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Thursday said military oligarchy was the most dangerous kind, and President Rodrigo Duterte had been building them up while claiming to have dismantled business oligarchies.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Sunday blasted House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano for saying it was time for the nation to “move forward” from the issue of the House denying ABS-CBN’s franchise application.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Thursday said President Rodrigo Duterte erred in saying law-abiding citizens must not fear the “Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020” because its targets are the terrorists and communists.
At least 14 local government units (LGUs) in areas under general community quarantine (GCQ) have expressed willingness to accept commercial domestic flights from other GCQ zones.
After two months of temporarily halting international and domestic operations, local carriers Philippine Airlines (PAL) and AirAsia Philippines on Friday announced resumption of flight operations on June 1.
Metro Manila will be placed under general community quarantine (GCQ) beginning Monday, President Rodrigo Duterte announced Thursday.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Saturday responded to Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano’s tirade slamming him and Buhay party-list Rep. Lito Atienza for their criticisms of the House’s inaction toward the bills renewing ABS-CBN’s franchise.
Albay Rep. Joey Salceda predicted the country was now more ready for the consequences of the lifting of the enhanced community quarantine after May 15, while admitting he was making his forecast “with a lot of trembling inside.”
House committee on ways and means chair Joey Salceda has asked the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) to reconsider the lifting of the enhanced community policy (ECQ) policy in his home province of Albay.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman urged the House leadership to hasten the grant of franchise extension to broadcast giant ABS-CBN if there’s really “no move” to close down the networks.
Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta on Monday (April 27) directed all courts in certain areas in the country to remain physically closed until May 15.
House committee on justice vice chair Alfredo Garbin has condemned the armed attack against police personnel in Albay while supervising the distribution of social amelioration funds to residents affected by the prolonged Luzon lockdown.
Albay Rep. Joey Salceda has apologized to the City Government of Manila for posting an old footage of a chaotic scene in Divisoria Market, which triggered outburst among netizens against the local government unit (LGU) in the nation’s capital.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman has reminded the government to heed the advice of global health authorities against the premature lifting of the coronavirus lockdown.
With the extension of the enhanced community countdown until the end of April, Albay Rep. Joey Salceda has urged Malacañang to further stretch government’ cash relief program for those affected by the ongoing Luzon lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman has joined calls for the Duterte administration to further extend the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) after its April 14 deadline amid the rising cases of coronavirus infections in the country.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman has urged the national government to utilize military hospitals for its ongoing response in the coronavirus pandemic.