'My experience with them is that these were persons of principle,' says the former environment chief of some lawmakers who voted against her confirmation
Some members of the Commission on Appointments environment panel weigh in on the chances of Environment Secretary Gina Lopez
'We respect her passion, we even admire her for that, but being a secretary, passion is not enough,' says Commission on Appointments member Josephine Ramirez-Sato
Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella does not give a categorical answer on Environment Secretary Gina Lopez' reappointment, but says the President 'appreciates' her concern for the environment
San Juan City Representative Ronaldo Zamora is not sure if the commission will 'have enough time' to deliberate on Lopez's ad interim appointment
(UPDATED) 'Mountains I have climbed and time I have killed – but not even in my wildest imagination have I ever 'killed a mountain'... Not guilty,' says businessman Manuel Zamora in response to Environment Secretary Gina Lopez
(UPDATED) Lopez to Representative Ronaldo Zamora: 'That's your brother's mine… Tell your brother he totally killed the mountain'
Senator Manny Pacquiao, CA environment committee chair, says aside from at least 27 complaints against the environment chief, there are also CA members opposed to her confirmation
The House contingent of the Commission on Appointments asks Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr about his citizenship but the Cabinet official has yet to respond
Teodoro 'Teddyboy' Locsin Jr is even fit to become UN secretary-general, the vice chairman of the Commission on Appointments says
Lawmakers did not ask any questions and were all praises for the budget chief
San Juan Representative Ronaldo Zamora says, 'Even if there is no opposition to your appointment, there are some issues being raised about your nominations'
Ifugao Representative Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr claims there was a sudden change in House rules that members of the minority still have to elect their leader
Members of the Ejercito-Estrada clan emerge victorious in the local elections in San Juan City, but the race is not as tight as before
Video of a cursing Congressman Ronny Zamora is circulated by the camp of political rival Mayor Guia Gomez
The presidential bet is longtime friends with the Ejercitos, while her husband Neil Llamanzares is a relative of the Zamora family
On choosing Poe over Binay, the former president says it is high time 'to give chances to younger politicians'
They come from different backgrounds – business, politics, media, law, and her own family, among others – a mix of campaign first-timers and veterans
(UPDATED) The San Juan City mayor sides with LP standard-bearer Manuel Roxas II as the Ejercito-Estrada clan gears up for a heated electoral battle against another equally influential political family: the Zamoras
The Estradas consider this a betrayal by the clan of a former ally.
Will it be the Estradas or the Zamoras? Both families are closely connected to the neophyte Senator Poe.
But Vice Mayor Francis Zamora's father himself has been holding posts in San Juan for more than 20 years, in some years
Lawmakers do not question the BIR for pursuing a case, but for the ill-timed and hasty freeze order– after Pacquiao’s boxing victory and his announcement to help typhoon victims
No resolution yet calling for the abolition of the P25.2-B PDAF for 2014
The Malampaya Fund is an off-budget item and does not go through congressional deliberation
The House Minority leader says lawmakers who are not guilty should not be 'maligned by suspicion or equally convicted in the public mind' like those who are into the scam
The House minority will focus on 3 things: scrutinize the budget, investigate the misuse of pork barrel, and oppose piecemeal amendments to the Constitution
Members of the 16th Congress elected Quezon City's Feliciano Belmonte Jr as Speaker and San Juan's Ronaldo Zamora as Minority Leader. Here's the list of who voted for whom
(UPDATED) San Juan Rep Ronaldo Zamora wins a tight race for the minority post, beating Leyte Rep Ferdinand Martin Romualdez
The 7-member Makabayan bloc decides on Saturday, July 20, to vote for San Juan Rep Ronaldo Zamora in the Speakership battle on Monday
In San Juan, where Erap was mayor for 17 years, his families are willing to set aside their personal differences to keep their hold on city hall
Carpio has yet to hear from the Palace regarding a possible interview
The interview schedules of chief justice nominees have yet to be finalized, according to the Palace
If appointed chief justice, Zamora says he would get more funds, look at methods and improve technology
Live blog the fourth and last day of the public interviews of the nominees for the post of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court at the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC)
Former Senator Rene Saguisag criticizes the Supreme Court's guidelines on the release of justices' SALNs
Ferdinand Jose Pijao, a nuisance candidate in the 2010 presidential elections, wants to try his luck getting into the judiciary
Former Rep Ronaldo Zamora and SC Justice Roberto Abad are both 68 years old, and lawyer Rene Saguisag believes either of them should be named interim chief justice