Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte’s involvement in the ouster of Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez as House Speaker was no long a surprise for some lawmakers.
Alfredo “Albee” Benitez
House committee on housing and urban development chair Alfredo “Albee” Benitez has called on the Department of Justice (DOJ) to look into the possible filing of plunder raps against contractors and National Housing Authority officials (NHA)…
Actor Robin Padilla and former Senator Lito Lapid are among the possible senatorial candidates ruling party Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) would be fielding in the 2019 elections.
Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is expected to sustain the gains made by the previous House leadership for the ruling PDP Laban after she recently committed to pursue the legislative agenda of the Duterte administration.
Speaker Bebot Alvarez has moved to scrap the prime minister position in the ruling party's on-going draft for federalism because people might think he was craving to get the post.
Ending months of speculation about his political preferences, Negros Occidental Rep. Alfredo "Albee" Benitez on Friday (March 18) formally threw his support behind the candidacies of Senators Grace Poe and Francis Escudero.
A Visayan lawmaker wants Jan. 25 to be declared as a National Day of Remembrance for the 44 Special Action Force (SAF) members who were killed in a covert anti-terror raid in Mamasapano, Maguindanao and all other cops who died in the line…