President Rodrigo Duterte administered the oath of office of Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco as the new House Speaker in Malacañang yesterday, November 9.
The two politikos visited Albay, CamSur, Marinduque, Quezon and Batangas.
A price freeze of basic commodities should be strictly imposed on typhoon-hit areas, Senator Kiko Pangilinan said on Tuesday.
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque urged people to stay indoors due to this year’s strongest Typhoon Rolly.
House Speaker Lord Allan Velasco was in his hometown when Typhoon Quinto hit Luzon.
House Speaker Lord Allan Velasco is on deck to assist his home province of Marinduque following the onslaught of typhoon Quinta.
Taguig Rep. Alan Cayetano has apologized to his staff for not saying goodbye from office personally just minutes after 186 representatives voted to kick him out and elect Marinduque Rep. Lord Velasco as Speaker on Tuesday, October 13.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman said while Marinduque Rep. Lord Velasco has the numbers, his allies should vote for him as Speaker in a special session from October 13 to 17 to formalize the ouster of Taguig Rep. Alan Cayetano.
Taguig Rep. Alan Cayetano is not going down without a fight amid the election of Marinduque Rep Lord Velasco as the new Speaker.
The camp of Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco appears to have a mace custom made for the session they will hold outside Batasang Pambansa to elect him as House Speaker Monday (October 12).
President Rodrigo Duterte felt House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano duped him by moving to stay in his post despite a term sharing agreement with Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco.
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.
President Rodrigo Duterte believes Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco has the right to gun for the speakership post.
President Rodrigo Duterte would no longer meddle in the leadership issue at the House of Representatives, his spokesman said.
Deputy Speaker Dan Fernandez on Monday slammed allies of Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco for engaging in “double-talk and disinformation” in claiming they have the numbers to oust House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano.
Negros Oriental Rep. Arnie Teves on Monday said Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco should be able to garner “more than 160” votes if pitted against Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano in an election on October 14.
Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco apologized on Friday night to President Rodrigo Duterte and the Filipino people for the ongoing fiasco in the House of Representatives.
Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco slammed Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano for supposedly twisting their “usapang lalaki” or gentleman’s agreement during their meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday night.
Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco on Monday called on Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano to “uphold” their 15-21 term-sharing agreement which he described as “crystal clear.”
Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco owes a big favor to former Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez if ever he gets to sit as House Speaker.
MANILA – Capiz Rep. Fredenil Castro on Tuesday said the alleged move to declare leadership posts in the House of Representatives vacant would not lead into a successful transition, especially amid the coronavirus pandemic.
President Rodrigo Duterte is hoping that House Speaker Alan Cayetano and Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco will honor their term-sharing agreement, his spokesman said.