Meanwhile, a House bill seeks early voting for PWDs and senior citizens within a week before election day
The House leadership begins naming the lawmakers who will be replacing the committee chairpersons ousted for not voting in favor of the death penalty bill
The Balik Scientist Bill seeks to institutionalize the program of the Department of Science and Technology that encourages overseas Filipino scientists to return and serve the country
The former US president collaborates with author James Patterson for the book 'The President is Missing'
In Geneva, UN member-states remind a Philippine delegation that reviving the death penalty is against international laws which the country had signed
'I'm thankful not to meddle with this very controversial issue,' says the head of the government's Dangerous Drugs Board
Only 9% of Filipinos support lawmakers' bid to lower the age of criminal liability to 9 years old
The March Pulse Asia poll shows that 67% of Filipinos in March 2017 support the death penalty for heinous crimes, lower than the 81% in July 2016
(UPDATED) House justice panel chairperson Reynaldo Umali says the controversial bills will be taking the 'back burner' with his committee expected to tackle impeachment complaints
House Bill 5018 and House Bill 356 seek to make it more difficult for employers to shirk the duties of properly paying their workers
EU leaders say talks on a future trade deal with Britain can only start once London agrees divorce terms on citizens' rights, its exit bill and Northern Ireland
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A Social Weather Stations survey shows 48% of Filipinos have either 'extensive' or 'partial but sufficient' knowledge of the controversial death penalty House bill
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Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon says at least 13 senators are expected to thumb down the Duterte administration's priority measure
Will US President Donald Trump veto the spending bill if the Mexico border wall isn't funded?
For instance, a call center agent who earns P21,000 a month with a gross income of P273,000 inclusive of the 13th month pay and other benefits will still fall under the zero-tax bracket
It is a stunning fall from grace for Bill O'Reilly, one of the biggest US media names who count President Donald Trump among his personal supporters
The Anti-Trapo Movement files a complaint against LTO chief Edgar Galvante and bids and awards committee chair Romeo Vera Cruz for not releasing documents on the bidding for the production of drivers' license cards
The proposed measure expands the 20% fare discount for students, covering even holidays and summer vacation breaks
(UPDATED) The so-called 'bathroom bill,' which has drawn intense controversy since it was debated in 2015 and narrowly passed by the state last March, is slated Thursday, March 30, for a series of repeal votes in the state legislature
Filipinos abroad have to register up to P50,000 of their NDS banknotes in the online registration for the NDS Banknote System
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Robert Ace Barbers' House Bill 5359, seeking to postpone village and youth polls and allowing the President to appoint OICs, contravenes the Constitution on at least 5 fronts
Tax officials, accompanied by police, post the bill on Thaksin's former home in Bangkok, although he has not set foot there for nearly a decade to avoid jail for a graft conviction that he insists is politically motivated
18 lawmakers who voted no to the RH bill under the 15th Congress voted yes to the death penalty measure under the 17th Congress. How did the Church mobilize against the two controversial measures?
Bos Microsoft Bill Gates masih menempati peringkat teratas dalam daftar orang terkaya di dunia
Among the agencies participating in the eFOI program, one agency stands out for being unresponsive to data requests – the Philippine National Police
Does the live-action version of 'Beauty and the Beast' live up to the hype? Here's what the critics are saying!
ACT Teachers Representative Antonio Tinio warns against complacency in the passage of the freedom of information law
PART 2: Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas leads the charge to whip the votes and bring back the death penalty in the country, a pet bill of President Rodrigo Duterte
LP secretary-general Jose Christopher Belmonte says it is 'heartwarming' that none of the party's lawmakers are willing to take the place of their ousted colleagues
(3rd UPDATE) Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez makes good on his threat to remove the key posts of lawmakers who did not vote in favor of the death penalty bill
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez considers the approval of the death penalty bill as the biggest achievement of the House so far
(UPDATED) On possibly losing support after the House reorganization, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says, 'Well if I'm burning bridges, then so be it'
PART 1: Lawmakers are initially ambivalent about their stance on the death penalty bill, but a few tweaks on its provisions finally convince them to support the measure
Representatives Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, Kaka Bag-ao, and Geraldine Roman sponsor the proposed SOGIE Equality Act for 2nd reading in the House
Should Speaker Alvarez push through with the replacements, political parties will decide who will be substituting for the positions to be left by lawmakers who voted against the death penalty
'This passage of the Affordable Higher Education for All Act is a clear message from the Senate to every Filipino that we prioritize education, that we choose to invest, first and foremost, in our students,' says Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV
The House leadership disregarded rules and procedures to approve the death penalty bill. With the bill on criminal responsibility on the next agenda, an uprising is inevitable.
Here's what you need to know about the tuition-free policy, as proposed in the Senate
Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella says the European Union doesn't fully understand the Philippine situation
'Medyo kulang,' says President Rodrigo Duterte, about a death penalty bill that is only limited to drug-related crimes
Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas defends Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez as 'simply showing the qualities of a good leader' by reviewing his statement that he would replace anti-death penalty House leaders
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Here are links to the speeches of 14 congressmen and women who voted "no" and 3 who voted "yes" to House Bill 4727
Some representatives voted contrary to their previous public statements or their party stand. What made them change their mind?
Vice President Leni Robredo says the death penalty bill was passed swiftly while other important bills continue to languish in the House
The Commission on Human Rights also says 'jurisprudence on most serious crimes do not include narcotics crimes,' the only offenses retained in the House bill
(UPDATED) Several of the 54 lawmakers who voted against House Bill 4727 hold prime posts in the House, including Deputy Speaker Gloria Mapacagal Arroyo