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House ways and means chair and Albay Rep. Joey Salceda on Tuesday rejected the claim of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. or Philhealth that it would lose an estimated P90 billion this year due to Covid-19.
The chairman of the House public accounts committee on Monday called on Health Secretary Francisco Duque III to scrap Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (Philhealth)’s “case rates” and its interim reimbursement mechanism (IRM) for hospitals.…
Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri called on congressmen to get their facts right after allies of House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano accuse senators of “showboating” over the proposed Bayanihan to Recover as One bill.
In an alarming sign that the coronavirus has not been controlled, the House of Representatives reported that two employees have contracted the disease, bringing the total to 49.
Deputy Speaker and 1-Pacman party-list Rep. Mikee Romero, president of the Party-list Coalition Foundation Inc., expressed his sympathies with the family of Senior Citizens party-list Rep. Francisco Datol Jr., who died early Monday.
The House secretariat announced on Tuesday that another employee has tested positive for the coronavirus disease, putting the number of Covid-19 cases at 18.
Speaker Alan Cayetano claimed critics should not worry too much about moves by the House to ramp up discussions on Charter change (Cha-cha).
House leaders are urging the 11,000 workers of ABS-CBN Corp. to take the initiative and take over the operations of the shuttered broadcasting network away from the Lopezes.
Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto said the decision of the House committee on legislative franchise to junk the franchise application of embattled broadcast giant ABS-CBN can be considered as the “ultimate form of censorship.”
The House committee on public accounts resumes on Tuesday its inquiry into the repatriation of tens of thousands of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who have been stranded abroad since the lockdown in March.
The report of the technical working group (TWG) tasked to come up with recommendations on ABS-CBN’s franchise application would’ve gotten a failing grade had it been passed in law school.
ABS-CBN won't be back on air anytime soon after the House legislative franchises committee voted to deny its franchise application Friday (July 9).
Malacañang said it respects the decision of Congress to disapprove the franchise renewal of media giant ABS-CBN.
A technical working group of the House ecology committee is working on a bill that will ban non-essential single-use plastics in the country in order to promote and preserve a safe and healthy environment, according to Marinduque Rep. Lord…
ABS-CBN is fully compliant with general labor standards, occupational health and safety standards and security of tenure, according to a Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) official.
One of the lawmakers leading the congressional hearings on ABS-CBN’s franchise wants its news and current affairs division shut down even though its newscasts’ reach has been limited since the network went off the air.
House Deputy Speaker Rodante Marcoleta has questioned the continuous operations of ABS-CBN’s sister firm, Sky Cable amid its supposed expired congressional franchise.
Militant congressmen from the Makabayan bloc has slammed the passage of the proposed Anti-Terrorism bill on third reading.
House committee on public accounts chair Mike Defensor said Filipinos who hold foreign citizenship “should not be allowed to” own or manage any media entity in the country.
The chairman of the House committee on constitutional reforms has scored the approval of the controversial Anti-Terrorism Bill on third reading on Wednesday.
The House of Representatives has secured the second reading passage of the proposed P1.3-trillion economic stimulus package which contain the country’s recovery program following the economic setback brought by the deadly coronavirus…