Bill seeking to decriminalize marital infidelity filed | Philstar.com

Reference: Punay, E. (2019, October 18). Bill seeking to decriminalize marital infidelity filed. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/18/1961191/bill-seeking-decriminalize-marital-infidelity-filed Bill seeking to decriminalize marital infidelity filed Edu Punay (The Philippine Star) – October 18, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – House lawmakers are pushing for the decriminalization of marital infidelity, saying the law is … Continue reading

Militant lawmakers vow to block selective ‘pork’ | Philstar.com

Reference: Punay, E. (2019, August 15). Militant lawmakers vow to block selective ‘pork’. Philstar.com. Retrieved August 15, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/08/15/1943523/militant-lawmakers-vow-block-selective-pork Militant lawmakers vow to block selective ‘pork’ Edu Punay (philstar.com) – Augustt 15, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The bloc of militant party-list lawmakers in the House of Representatives yesterday vowed to oppose the reported plan … Continue reading

‘Speakership race far from over,’ says Zarate | Inquirer News

Yap, D. (2019, July 17). ‘Speakership race far from over,’ says Zarate. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 17, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1142582/speakership-race-far-from-over-says-zarate ‘Speakership race far from over,’ says ZarateBy: DJ Yap – Reporter / @deejayapINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:10 AM July 17, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — With barely a week before the opening of the 18th Congress, … Continue reading

Speakership term-sharing shows coalition cracks, say lawmakers | Inquirer News

Reference: Yap, D. (2019, July 10). Speakership term-sharing shows coalition cracks, say lawmakers. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 11, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1139882/speakership-term-sharing-shows-coalition-cracks-say-lawmakers Speakership term-sharing shows coalition cracks, say lawmakersBy: DJ Yap – Reporter / @deejayapINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:26 AM July 10, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The deal brokered by President Duterte for the sharing of … Continue reading

Duterte Coalition to regroup after getting frustrated in bid to block term-sharing proposal » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Rosario, B. (2019, July 8). Duterte Coalition to regroup after getting frustrated in bid to block term-sharing proposal. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved July 9, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/07/08/duterte-coalition-to-regroup-after-getting-frustrated-in-bid-to-block-term-sharing-proposal/ Duterte Coalition to regroup after getting frustrated in bid to block term-sharing proposal By Ben Rosario, MB ON July 8, 2019 It’s back to the drawing board for … Continue reading

8 aspire for Speaker post | Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M. (2019, July 04). 8 aspire for Speaker post. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 04, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/298895/8-aspire-for-speaker-post.html 8 aspire for Speaker post posted July 04, 2019 at 01:45 am by Maricel Cruz Hugpong fields own bet, sets off free-for-all Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio’s Hugpong ng Pagbabago is fielding its own candidate for Speaker of … Continue reading

Medical marijuana bill refiled at House | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. & Nonato, V. (2019, July 02). Medical marijuana bill refiled at House. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 02, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/medical-marijuana-bill-refiled-house Medical marijuana bill refiled at House BY Wendell Vigilia and Vince Nonato – July 02, 2019 THE bill seeking to legalize marijuana use for medicinal purposes was among the first measures filed at … Continue reading

‘Red October’ plot is Duterte admin’s ‘height of paranoia’ — Makabayan bloc | Inquirer News

Reference: Roxas, P. A. (2018, September 26). ‘Red October’ plot is Duterte admin’s ‘height of paranoia’ — Makabayan bloc. Inquirer.net. Retrieved September 26, 2018 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1036536/red-october-plot-is-duterte-admins-height-of-paranoia-makabayan-bloc. ‘Red October’ plot is Duterte admin’s ‘height of paranoia’ — Makabayan bloc By: Pathricia Ann V. Roxas – Reporter / @PathRoxasINQ INQUIRER.net / 03:23 PM September 26, 2018 The … Continue reading

Solons seek House probe into ‘massacre’ of 7 Tausug men | Philstar.com

Reference: [Philstar.com]. (2018, September 18). Solons seek House probe into ‘massacre’ of 7 Tausug men. Philstar.com. Retrieved September 19, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/09/18/1852585/solons-seek-house-probe-massacre-7-tausug-men. Solons seek House probe into ‘massacre’ of 7 Tausug men (philstar.com) – September 18, 2018 – 4:54pm MANILA, Philippines — Lawmakers at the House of Representatives have called for an inquiry into the … Continue reading

Nobody believes Duterte will step down – ‘Genuine Minority’ | Inquirer News

Reference: Lalu, G. P. (2018, August 15). Nobody believes Duterte will step down – ‘Genuine Minority’. INQUIRER.net. Retrieved August 15, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1021698/nobody-believes-duterte-will-step-down-genuine-minority Nobody believes Duterte will step down – ‘Genuine Minority’ By: Gabriel Pabico Lalu – Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ INQUIRER.net / 06:24 PM August 15, 2018 Members of the so-called “Genuine Minority” of the … Continue reading

Makabayan welcomes junking of murder raps | The Manila Times Online

Reference: Panti, L. TMT (2018, August 14). Makabayan welcomes junking of murder raps. The Manila Times. Retrieved August 15, 2018 from https://www.manilatimes.net/makabayan-welcomes-junking-of-murder-raps/429997/ Makabayan welcomes junking of murder raps BY LLANESCA T. PANTI, TMT ON AUGUST 14, 2018 The Makabayan bloc of lawmakers hailed the quashing of the warrant of arrest and subsequent dismissal of murder and … Continue reading

Makabayan bloc to Ombudsman: Defend your independence | Inquirer.net

Reference: Roxas, P.A. (2018, August 01). Makabayan bloc to Ombudsman: Defend your independence. Inquirer.net. Retrieved August 02, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1016605/makabayan-bloc-to-ombudsman-defend-your-independence FOLLOWING ORDER BY THE PRESIDENT TO DISMISS OVERALL DEPUTY OMBUDSMAN MELCHOR ARTHUR CARANDANG Makabayan bloc to Ombudsman: Defend your independence By: Pathricia Ann V. Roxas – Reporter / @PathRoxasINQ INQUIRER.net / 01:24 PM August 01, … Continue reading

Makabayan bloc joins LP-led minority in House | Sun Star

Reference: Calayat, K. A. (2018, July 31). Makabayan bloc joins LP-led minority in House. SunStar. Retrieved July 31, 2018 from https://www.sunstar.com.ph/article/1755420/Manila/Local-News/Makabayan-bloc-joins-LP-led-minority-in-House Makabayan bloc joins LP-led minority in House KEITH A. CALAYAG July 30, 2018 THE seven members of the Makabayan bloc at the House of Representatives have joined the Liberal Party-led minority. In a letter to … Continue reading

Progressive groups question timing of revival of murder case against ex-solons | Inquirer News

Reference: Lalu, G.P. (2018, July 30). Progressive groups question timing of revival of murder case against ex-solons. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 30, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1015945/progressive-groups-question-timing-of-revival-of-murder-case-against-ex-solons Progressive groups question timing of revival of murder case against ex-solons By: Gabriel Pabico Lalu – Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ INQUIRER.net / 07:38 PM July 30, 2018 Leaders of left-leaning groups have … Continue reading

House Makabayan members join Liberal Party-led minority bloc | Inquirer News

Reference: Roxas, P.A. (2018, July 30). House Makabayan members join Liberal Party-led minority bloc. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 31, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1015804/house-makabayan-members-join-liberal-party-led-minority-bloc House Makabayan members join Liberal Party-led minority bloc By: Pathricia Ann V. Roxas – Reporter / @PathRoxasINQ INQUIRER.net / 03:02 PM July 30, 2018 Makabayan opposition members of the House of Representatives have officially … Continue reading

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