Gloria a political genius—Martin | Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M. (2019, July 11). Gloria a political genius—Martin. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 11, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299491/gloria-a-political-genius-martin.html Gloria a political genius—Martin posted July 11, 2019 at 01:35 am by Maricel Cruz Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez on Wednesday paid tribute to former president and Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo as an economic and political genius following her retirement after … Continue reading

House Speaker: Bastion of Leadership | Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M. (2018, November 28). House Speaker: Bastion of Leadership. Manila Standard. Retrieved May 29, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/spotlight/pillars-of-the-working-house/281647/house-speaker-bastion-of-leadership.html House Speaker: Bastion of Leadership – Manila Standard posted November 28, 2018 at 09:32 pm by Maricel Cruz House Speaker: Bastion of LeadershipThe head of the House of Representatives, called Speaker, is the presiding officer and … Continue reading

Sereno impeachment hearings to start on Wednesday | Inquirer News

Reference: Nonato, V. F. (2017, September 10). Sereno impeachment hearings to start on Wednesday. Inquirer.net. Retrieved September 11, 2017 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/929376/maria-lourdes-sereno-impeachment-reynaldo-umali Sereno impeachment hearings to start on Wednesday By: Vince F. Nonato – Reporter / @VinceNonatoINQPhilippine Daily Inquirer / 05:52 PM September 10, 2017 The House of Representatives Committee on Justice will tackle the impeachment … Continue reading

GMA appointed House deputy speaker

GMA appointed House deputy speaker By Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) | Updated August 16, 2016 – 12:00am Reference: Porcalla, D. (2016, August 16). GMA appointed House deputy speaker. Philstar. Retrieved August 17, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/08/16/1613974/gma-appointed-house-deputy-speaker MANILA, Philippines – Former president and now Pampanga congresswoman Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is now a deputy speaker of the House … Continue reading

Arroyo takes oath as deputy speaker

Arroyo takes oath as deputy speaker | mb.com.ph | Philippine News by Ellson Quismorio August 15, 2016 (updated) Source: Quismorio, E. (2016, August 15). Arroyo takes oath as deputy speaker. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved August 17, 2016 from http://www.mb.com.ph/arroyo-takes-oath-as-deputy-speaker/ It’s official; former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is now a deputy speaker at the House of Representatives (HOR). … Continue reading

House sets economic Cha-cha next month | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

House sets economic Cha-cha next month | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated May 14, 2015 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/05/14/1454504/house-sets-economic-cha-cha-next-month MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives will try to approve the economic Charter change (Cha-cha) resolution before Congress ends its second regular session on June … Continue reading

House debates legislative process to change Charter

House debates legislative process to change Charter By Maricel Cruz | May. 14, 2014 at 12:01am Source: http://manilastandardtoday.com/2014/05/14/house-debates-legislative-process-to-change-charter/ THE House of Representatives began on Tuesday plenary debate on a joint congressional resolution that would allow Congress to amend the 1987 Constitution by inserting the phrase “unless otherwise provided by law” in specific provisions of the … Continue reading

House moves one step closer to economic Cha-cha

House moves one step closer to economic Cha-cha By Paolo Romero Updated Tuesday March 04, 2014 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/congress/articles/2014/03/04/1296872/house-moves-one-step-closer-economic-cha-cha MANILA, Philippines – The House committee on constitutional amendments approved yesterday a resolution seeking to ease the restrictive economic provisions of the Constitution. The approval paves the way for plenary debates on the measure. The … Continue reading

Phl missing out on huge investments due to Charter restrictions’

Phl missing out on huge investments due to Charter restrictions’ By Paolo Romero Updated Sunday February 23, 2014 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/congress/articles/2014/02/23/1293496/phl-missing-out-huge-investments-due-charter-restrictions MANILA, Philippines – The Constitution must be “nimble and responsive” to global developments so it can help in sustaining the country’s economy, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines said yesterday. Julian … Continue reading

House begins Cha-cha hearings

House begins Cha-cha hearings By Jess Diaz Updated Tuesday February 18, 2014 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/congress/articles/2014/02/18/1291652/house-begins-cha-cha-hearings MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives will start today a series of public hearings on the proposal to amend the Constitution to allow Congress to lift restrictions on foreign ownership of land and businesses to bring in more … Continue reading

‘Common practice’ in Congress: Solons trade pork barrel

‘Common practice’ in Congress: Solons trade pork barrel By Louis Bacani (philstar.com) | Updated September 2, 2013 – 11:32am MANILA, Philippines – A former lawmaker on Monday defended the reported “swapping” of the Priority Development Assistance Fund in the House of Representatives, saying it was a common practice among legislators. Pangasinan Third District Rep. Ma. … Continue reading

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