House committee on appropriations chairman Rolando Andaya Jr. on Monday said he had no clue about the negotiations between San Juan Rep. Ronaldo Zamora and the Senate leadership over the 2019 budget.
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President Rodrigo R. Duterte is counting on having more pro-federalism senators in the next Congress to fulfill his promised shift in system
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President Rodrigo R. Duterte has vetoed the bill creating the Central Luzon Regional Investment and Infrastructure Coordinating Hub.
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Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo may be charged with falsification for signing the House of Representatives' version of the 2019 budget containing amendments that were made after ratification, Senator Panfilo Lacson warned on Wednesday.
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Buhay party-list Rep. Lito Atienza on Monday hailed President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to reject the legalization of medical marijuana.
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President Rodrigo Duterte is back to insulting the United States, just days after US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo arrived in Manila for an overnight visit.
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Malacañang welcomed the improvement in the Philippines’ world ranking in latest World Justice Project Rule of Law Index.
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President Donald Trump sought again to discredit Michael Cohen Thursday after his former long-time lawyer's bombshell congressional testimony in which he called Trump a racist and a conman.
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Donald Trump's former lawyer wrapped up hours of explosive congressional testimony Wednesday by warning that the US president may not accept a "peaceful transition of power" if he loses re-election in 2020.
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After the passage of a bill extending to 105 days paid maternity leave benefit for working mothers, Surigao del Sur Rep. Johnny Pimentel said on Friday that fathers should also enjoy longer paternity leaves.
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President Rodrigo Duterte urges Congress to pass a general amnesty law that will contain provisions on lifting of bank secrecy and automatic exchange of information.
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President Rodrigo Duterte has urged Congress to pass a general amnesty law that will contain provisions on the lifting of bank secrecy and automatic exchange of information.
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Congress may enact a law to rename the Philippines to 'Maharlika', says a Palace official
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Congress may enact a law to rename the Philippines to "Maharlika," a Palace official said on Tuesday.
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Malacanang said on Monday House appropriations committee chairman Rolando Andaya Jr. can question the 2019 national budget before the Supreme Court if he feels that it violated the high court's 2013 decision declaring the pork barrel system…
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Drones may turn out to be quite a useful weapon against pork barrel funds, including those retained in the P3.7-trillion budget for 2019.
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A councilman who called new Democratic US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a "bimbo" on Twitter has unleashed a firestorm of criticism.
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The bicameral conference has unanimously voted to strike down the P75-billion worth of insertions initiated by Budget Sec. Benjamin Diokno under the National Expenditure Program (NEP) for 2019, House Appropriations Committee chair Rolando…
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Opposition senators have urged the Duterte government to heed the decision of the United Nations Human Rights Council – Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (UNHRC-WGAD) "to free" Sen. Leila de Lima.
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Malacanang said on Friday it respects the decision of Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno not to today's House hearing on the alleged anomalies in the 2019 budget.
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For more than five years, Victorina Morales made Donald Trump's bed, cleaned his toilet and dusted his trophies as a housekeeper at one of his golf clubs -- without legal status to reside in the United States.