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On Congress and martial law, 2 words: 'Duty' and 'review'

May 30, 2017 - 8:30 AM

What is assigned to Congress is not just a discretion to revoke or not to revoke President Duterte's martial law declaration but a positive duty to review it

On Congress and martial law, 2 words: 'Duty' and 'review'

Sonny Belmonte will stick with LP, says daughter Joy

May 11, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte says her father, Quezon City 4th District Representative Sonny Belmonte, will retire from politics as a Liberal Party member in 2019

Sonny Belmonte will stick with LP, says daughter Joy

House passes 45 bills on final reading after summer break

May 03, 2017 - 3:00 PM

The approved bills include one that prohibits hospitals from demanding deposits before treating patients, and one that mandates free public internet access

House passes 45 bills on final reading after summer break

Calida: BuCor-Tadeco deal 'illegal'

Apr 27, 2017 - 4:26 PM

(UPDATED) In a statement, Tadeco says Calida's statement is 'premature and uninformed' as past justice secretaries had found arrangements to be valid and beneficial to BuCor and the country

Calida: BuCor-Tadeco deal 'illegal'

De Lima moves to drop disobedience charges in QC court

Apr 26, 2017 - 4:54 PM

The detained senator says the lawmakers had no authority to file a suit against her

De Lima moves to drop disobedience charges in QC court

Gloria Arroyo 'not interested' to be Speaker

Apr 20, 2017 - 3:36 PM

Pampanga 2nd District Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo also denies having talks with Rep. Antonio Floirendo Jr to oust Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez

Gloria Arroyo 'not interested' to be Speaker

Duterte supporters stage rally in front of Robredo’s office

Mar 18, 2017 - 1:31 PM

Less than 20 Duterte supporters stage a silent rally while holding signs calling for her impeachment or resignation

Duterte supporters stage rally in front of Robredo’s office

LP not providing replacements for ousted House committee heads

Mar 16, 2017 - 5:10 PM

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

LP not providing replacements for ousted House committee heads

Who decides who lives? Lawmakers explain death penalty votes

Mar 08, 2017 - 9:23 PM

Here are links to the speeches of 14 congressmen and women who voted "no" and 3 who voted "yes" to House Bill 4727

Who decides who lives? Lawmakers explain death penalty votes

FULL TEXT: I resist idea that taxpayers will pay for executions – Belmonte

Mar 08, 2017 - 7:10 AM

(UPDATED) Quezon City 6th District Representative Jose Christopher Belmonte says he 'cannot accept' that the 17th Congress 'would take blood in its own hands'

FULL TEXT: I resist idea that taxpayers will pay for executions – Belmonte

Approving death penalty is 'blood in our hands' – lawmakers

Mar 07, 2017 - 8:50 PM

Quezon City 6th District Representative Jose Christopher Belmonte explains his 'no' vote, saying, 'Imposing the death penalty is allowing state-sponsored killings'

Approving death penalty is 'blood in our hands' – lawmakers

Ex-speaker Nograles faces graft charges over PDAF scam

Mar 07, 2017 - 4:32 PM

Former Davao City 1st District representative Prospero Nograles says he is ready for an 'all-out' fight before the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan

Ex-speaker Nograles faces graft charges over PDAF scam

Aquino's 'guidance' to LP: 'It's time to speak up'

Feb 28, 2017 - 6:10 PM

Former president Benigno Aquino III says he is 'definitely' bothered by Senator Leila de Lima's arrest and the Senate reorganization that affected Liberal Party members

Aquino's 'guidance' to LP: 'It's time to speak up'

Will LP bolt House majority? Decision after death penalty vote

Feb 28, 2017 - 4:40 PM

(UPDATED) Liberal Party stalwarts say their party mates are willing to lose their House leadership titles should they vote against the controversial death penalty measure

Will LP bolt House majority? Decision after death penalty vote

Death penalty bill fallout: Alvarez says Arroyo to be replaced as deputy speaker

Feb 08, 2017 - 6:06 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says it is 'not a problem' for him if he loses support following his resolve to remove House leaders who are against the death penalty bill

Death penalty bill fallout: Alvarez says Arroyo to be replaced as deputy speaker

Wrestling 'reboot' at PWR Live: Bagong Yugto

Jan 27, 2017 - 2:16 PM

Philippine Wrestling Revolution heads to Quezon City for the first time, seeking to write a new chapter in its first show of 2017

Wrestling 'reboot' at PWR Live: Bagong Yugto

Duterte still has 'complete trust' in Dela Rosa

Jan 22, 2017 - 11:10 PM

(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte is keeping Philippine National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa in his post

Duterte still has 'complete trust' in Dela Rosa

The Liberal Party and realpolitik in the House

Jan 14, 2017 - 11:44 AM

Deputy Speaker Miro Quimbo explains what it's like being member of the Liberal Party under a Duterte-controlled House of Representatives. After elections, from close to a hundred, members were reduced to 32.

The Liberal Party and realpolitik in the House

Murder cases vs Iligan mayor dismissed

Jan 13, 2017 - 12:25 PM

Mayor Celso Regencia, who is on his second term, has been behind bars for the alleged ambush on the convoy of former Iligan congressman Vicente Belmonte

Murder cases vs Iligan mayor dismissed

House of Representatives: 10 biggest moments in 2016

Dec 22, 2016 - 10:30 AM

From congressmen in near-fistfight to the hours-long drama of the Bilibid drugs probe, here are the top newsmakers at the House of Representatives in 2016

House of Representatives: 10 biggest moments in 2016

Duterte tags former Iligan congressman, mayor in drug list

Dec 19, 2016 - 6:10 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says ex-Iligan City representative Vicente Belmonte Jr and ex-Iligan City mayor Lawrence Cruz are included in his 'final drug list'

Duterte tags former Iligan congressman, mayor in drug list

Alvarez on Church opposition to death penalty: 'Why protect evil?'

Dec 14, 2016 - 5:32 PM

'We are not talking about ordinary crimes. These are heinous crimes – crimes that are difficult to imagine being committed by a human being against another human being,' says Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez

Alvarez on Church opposition to death penalty: 'Why protect evil?'

Gloria Arroyo: I don't have plans becoming Speaker

Dec 14, 2016 - 5:09 PM

Pampanga 2nd District Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo 'categorically' denies rumors she would soon be the next Speaker of the House of Representatives

Gloria Arroyo: I don't have plans becoming Speaker

Alvarez: 'No doubts' on Tugade, but DOTr must step up

Dec 13, 2016 - 4:15 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says Congress would only grant the President emergency powers to address the traffic problem once the DOTr provides concrete plans

Alvarez: 'No doubts' on Tugade, but DOTr must step up

Leaving House for DOTr? 'That would be a demotion' – Alvarez

Dec 13, 2016 - 2:45 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says he already learned his lesson in 2001, when then president Gloria Arroyo appointed him as DOTC secretary and he later faced a plunder complaint

Leaving House for DOTr? 'That would be a demotion' – Alvarez

House death penalty bill: How they voted

Dec 07, 2016 - 7:30 PM

(UPDATED) The House justice committee votes in favor of reimposing the death penalty for heinous crimes in the Philippines. Who voted for and against the measure?

House death penalty bill: How they voted

Thousands support jailed Iligan City Mayor Regencia

Nov 19, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Local residents say they believe Regencia is a victim of narco-politics

Thousands support jailed Iligan City Mayor Regencia

Pimentel wants higher cap for campaign expenses

Nov 05, 2016 - 1:30 PM

The Senate bill seeks to increase the cap for campaign spending by at least a hundred fold due to 'outdated' existing limits

Pimentel wants higher cap for campaign expenses

Lawmakers pay last respects to ‘Iron Lady’

Sep 30, 2016 - 8:29 AM

Colleagues in Congress recall how the late senator Miriam Santiago has touched their lives

Lawmakers pay last respects to ‘Iron Lady’

Duterte on Mary Jane, Liberal Party, Instagram | 6PM wRap

Sep 13, 2016 - 8:21 PM

Watch the 6PM wRap with Chay Hofileña

Duterte on Mary Jane, Liberal Party, Instagram | 6PM wRap

Robredo denies Liberal Party plot to unseat Duterte

Sep 13, 2016 - 3:05 PM

(UPDATED) 'I plan to clarify this with the President to clear the misinformation and assure him of the party's commitment to the reforms for our Filipino people,' the Vice President says

Robredo denies Liberal Party plot to unseat Duterte

Alvarez submits draft Con-Com EO to Malacañang

Aug 31, 2016 - 10:42 AM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is hoping that President Rodrigo Duterte will issue the EO in September so the Constitutional Commission may begin working by October

Alvarez submits draft Con-Com EO to Malacañang

Tugade, Arroyo, Phelps | 6PM wRap

Aug 10, 2016 - 8:46 PM

Watch Rappler's 6PM newscast with Maria Ressa

Tugade, Arroyo, Phelps | 6PM wRap

Gloria Arroyo set to be named Deputy Speaker

Aug 10, 2016 - 2:28 PM

Pampanga 2nd District Representative Gloria Arroyo is set to represent Central Luzon under a new deputy speakership format eyed in Congress, in preparation for the proposed shift to federalism

Gloria Arroyo set to be named Deputy Speaker

Belmonte eyed to lead new House committee on West PH Sea

Aug 03, 2016 - 2:46 PM

House Majority Floor Leader Rudy Fariñas hopes former Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr's 'strong sense of nationalism' will make him accept the job

Belmonte eyed to lead new House committee on West PH Sea

Con-Con won’t guarantee election of 'right people' – Alvarez

Aug 02, 2016 - 11:38 AM

In defending the Constituent Assembly, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says all elections – even the polls for Constitutional Convention delegates – may be influenced by big businessmen and other vested interests

Con-Con won’t guarantee election of 'right people' – Alvarez

Aturan penggunaan pengeras suara untuk masjid versi pemerintah

Aug 01, 2016 - 7:43 PM

Dari tuntunan Nabi, suara adzan sebagai tanda masuknya salat memang harus ditinggikan. Yang perlu diperhatikan adalah agar suara muadzin tidak sumbang dan sebaliknya enak, merdu, dan syahdu.

Aturan penggunaan pengeras suara untuk masjid versi pemerintah

Pantaleon Alvarez, Duterte’s lieutenant at the House

Jul 30, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The man behind Rodrigo Duterte's rise to the presidency plans to leave a mark as the new Speaker of the House of Representatives

Pantaleon Alvarez, Duterte’s lieutenant at the House

Duterte wants Constituent Assembly to amend Constitution – Alvarez

Jul 28, 2016 - 4:50 PM

House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says the Duterte administration wants to start the shift to a federal system after the 2019 midterm polls

Duterte wants Constituent Assembly to amend Constitution – Alvarez

Robredo: Liberal Party leadership? I have a full plate

Jul 26, 2016 - 4:30 PM

The Vice President prefers to focus on her tasks, including her work as housing chief, but is open to leading the LP 'eventually'

Robredo: Liberal Party leadership? I have a full plate

Still no minority leader for House?

Jul 25, 2016 - 3:05 PM

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

Still no minority leader for House?

Pantaleon Alvarez is new House Speaker

Jul 25, 2016 - 1:11 PM

(4th UPDATE) Davao del Norte 1st District Representative Pantaleon Alvarez clinches a landslide victory with 251 votes

Pantaleon Alvarez is new House Speaker

Koko Pimentel, Liberal Party, Brexit | 12PM wRap

Jul 25, 2016 - 1:05 PM

Watch Rappler’s 12PM newscast with Maria Ressa

Koko Pimentel, Liberal Party, Brexit | 12PM wRap

Why the Liberal Party stayed in the House majority

Jul 25, 2016 - 8:00 AM

'An election is a place for a conflict of viewpoints... (But) the election is over. It's time for us to get together and move on as a people,' says outgoing House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr

Why the Liberal Party stayed in the House majority

Liberal Party joins PDP-Laban's House 'supermajority'

Jul 24, 2016 - 10:28 PM

LP members led by outgoing House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr pledge support for President Rodrigo Duterte. Some LP members, however, will be in the minority.

Liberal Party joins PDP-Laban's House 'supermajority'

Belmonte drops bid for House minority leader

Jul 23, 2016 - 7:49 PM

Days before the start of the 17th Congress, a majority of LP members in the Lower House are set to join PDP-Laban's supermajority bloc

Belmonte drops bid for House minority leader

Bye, PDP-Laban: LP to join minority bloc in House

Jul 19, 2016 - 5:55 PM

The Liberal Party, the former ruling party, only has around 30 to 35 members left in the House of Representatives

Bye, PDP-Laban: LP to join minority bloc in House

Duterte, National ID, Mendoza | 6PM wRap

Jul 18, 2016 - 7:58 PM

Watch Rappler’s 6PM newscast with David Lozada

Duterte, National ID, Mendoza | 6PM wRap

Lawmakers push for national ID system to reduce red tape

Jul 18, 2016 - 1:56 PM

The Philippines is one of the few countries in the world without a national identification system, says a proponent

Lawmakers push for national ID system to reduce red tape

LP to seal coalition with PDP-Laban ‘by next week’ – Alvarez

Jul 13, 2016 - 6:36 PM

LP member Ifugao Representative Teddy Baguilat Jr says the Liberal Party members will finalize their decision in a meeting on July 14

LP to seal coalition with PDP-Laban ‘by next week’ – Alvarez