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House OKs bill to strengthen law vs hospital deposits
by Jess Diaz - March 26, 2017 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives has strengthened a Marcos-era law penalizing hospitals and clinics that require a deposit or advance payment before a patient in an emergency case is admitted.
Leni not duly elected vice president — Speaker
by Jess Diaz - March 26, 2017 - 12:00am
Doubtful of Vice President Leni Robredo’s election victory, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said he could not consider her the country’s second highest official but stressed he has no one in mind to replace...
Impeachment case readied vs ombudsman
by Jess Diaz - March 25, 2017 - 12:00am
Another impeachment complaint is in the works – this time against Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales.
LP won’t replace members ousted in House purge
by Jess Diaz - March 23, 2017 - 12:00am
The Liberal Party (LP) will not nominate replacements for its five members stripped of their committee chairmanship in the purge of anti-death penalty lawmakers mounted by Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez.
House opposition divided on Duterte impeachment
by Jess Diaz - March 23, 2017 - 12:00am
The Liberal Party (LP) group in the House of Representatives is divided on the impeachment of President Duterte.
Gina’s fate decided on May 3 – CA
by Jess Diaz - March 22, 2017 - 12:00am
The Commission on Appointments (CA) will decide on the fate of Environment Secretary Regina Lopez when Congress reconvenes in early May.
Shahani: Senator, diplomat, educator
by Jess Diaz - March 21, 2017 - 12:00am
Former senator Leticia Ramos-Shahani yesterday died of stage four colon cancer. She was 87.
Koko: Impeach bid vs VP has more chances to prosper
by Jess Diaz - March 19, 2017 - 12:00am
There is a greater likelihood of Vice President Leni Robredo getting impeached in the House of Representatives than President Duterte, Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III said yesterday.
House to kill Rody impeachment
by Jess Diaz - March 19, 2017 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives will most likely kill the first impeachment complaint filed against President Duterte by Rep. Gary Alejano of party-list group Magdalo.
House OKs bill regulating online payments
by Jess Diaz - March 19, 2017 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives has approved on second reading a bill regulating online payments that are believed to amount to billions of pesos a day.
Speaker mulling Leni impeachment
by Jess Diaz - March 18, 2017 - 12:00am
There may soon be a battle of impeachments in the House of Representatives.
Alejano claims Dutertes have 52 properties
by Jess Diaz - March 18, 2017 - 12:00am
There are 52 real estate properties listed in the impeachment complaint against President Duterte as belonging to him and his family.
Alejano not giving up on Rody impeachment
by Jess Diaz - March 18, 2017 - 12:00am
Rep. Gary Alejano of party-list group Magdalo can take heart in post-martial law precedents in his initiative to oust President Duterte through the impeachment process.
Magdalo lawmaker files impeach case vs Rody
by Jess Diaz - March 17, 2017 - 12:00am
A soldier-turned-lawmaker filed the first impeachment case yesterday against President Duterte for allegedly pursuing a state policy of extrajudicial killings and amassing more than P2 billion in bank deposits.
‘Everyone is entitled to his own stupidity’
by Jess Diaz - March 17, 2017 - 12:00am
Administration allies in the House of Representatives have belittled the filing of an impeachment complaint against President Duterte, with Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez saying the move’s supporters “are...
Fast facts: Who can file an impeachment case?
by Jess Diaz - March 17, 2017 - 12:00am
There are three ways to file an impeachment complaint. Any private citizen can file one. In this case, the complaint has to be endorsed by at least one member of the House of Representatives to be accepted by the...
Lawmaker facing arrest may lose House seat
by Jess Diaz - March 16, 2017 - 12:00am
Rep. Mikee Romero of party-list group 1-Pacman, who is facing arrest for alleged qualified theft, may lose his congressional seat if he does not surface soon and submit himself to the jurisdiction of the court.
Congress not keen on funding common rail station in EDSA
by Jess Diaz - March 16, 2017 - 12:00am
The proposed common station for the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) and Light Rail Transit (LRT) systems in Quezon City will not get any funding from Congress unless it passes the National Economic and Development Authority...
Congress sets probe on Benham incursion
by Jess Diaz - March 16, 2017 - 12:00am
Congress is set to conduct an investigation into the reported intrusions of Chinese vessels in Benham Rise, which has been declared part of the Philippines’ continental shelf by the United Nations in 2012...
Gina, 3 others bypassed by CA
by Jess Diaz - March 12, 2017 - 12:00am
The Commission on Appointments (CA) is effectively bypassing four members of President Duterte’s Cabinet, including controversial Environment Secretary Gina Lopez.
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