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The President will choose from 3 names – Lord Allan Velasco, Dong Gonzales, and Pantaleon Alvarez
'The party of President Duterte is the biggest bloc in Congress with more than 94 representatives on top the party-list congressmen allied with us,' says Senator Aquilino Pimentel III, PDP-Laban president
Pampanga 3rd District Representative Aurelio Gonzales Jr believes having no plans for national office in 2022 would help his bid to become the Speaker of the 18th Congress
House Majority Leader Fredenil Castro describes Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo as 'one of the most brilliant political and academic minds in recent Philippine history'
Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo trumpets lawmakers' achievements under her one-year term, lauding the 'truly working House' for pushing the President's pet bills
If President Rodrigo Duterte doesn't endorse anybody in the speakership race, then the party-list lawmakers are consulting her daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte for her choice
Ronald Cardema meets with other party-list lawmakers on the same day the Comelec grants his petition to be the first nominee of Duterte Youth in the 18th Congress
'We have been called many names, but our accomplishments this 17th Congress show that our work speaks for itself,' says outgoing House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez
The bill grants and protects a total of 17 freedoms of human rights defenders, including their freedom from intimidation on the grounds of their work
Under House Bill No. 9202, the Department of Health would be mandated to allocate funds for the OFW hospital under the annual national budget
The National Unity Party's incoming 25 lawmakers in the 18th Congress are expected to vote as a bloc
Will our traffic woes become a priority for the incoming members of the 18th Congress?
A left-leaning congressman thinks so, with millions in cash allegedly being used to buy votes among lawmakers to secure the speakership
Pantaleon Alvarez, the ousted speaker who wants another shot at the post, claims other candidates for the speakership are handing out P500,000 to P1 million to buy votes
Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco says the support of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio 'sealed the deal' for his speakership bid
'Party President Rahul Gandhi offered his resignation but it was unanimously rejected by the members of Congress Working Commission,' says a party spokesman
Foreign heads of state from more than 40 countries are among 36,000 people who witnessed the event replete with pomp, military honors and an air force flyover at a rugby stadium in Pretoria
India's main opposition Congress party has held Amethi in Uttar Pradesh state since 1967 except for one 3-year stint in 1977-80 and a separate one-year period in 1998-99
(UPDATED) Ramaphosa will be sworn in on Saturday, May 25, and is expected to name a deputy president and cabinet at the weekend
The Davao City mayor claims Alan Peter Cayetano, another one vying for the speakership, warned her against supporting the speakership bid of Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte says the question on Paolo's interest for speakership 'should best be addressed by our father because he is the President and our patriarch'
Reelected Davao del Norte congressman Pantaleon Alvarez also offers to make peace with Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, who helped oust him as Speaker in 2018
With the event's abrupt cancelation by the Department of Tourism and the Tourism Promotions Board, the WSFC team isn't happy
Seats in parliament are allocated based on vote share and the party with the most representatives selects the president, who will be sworn in on May 25
With more than two-fifths of voting districts tallied, the Electoral Commission puts the ANC well ahead, with its closest rival the Democratic Alliance trailing with a distant 25%
Digital YouthCon is also launching first Sprint: Digital Marketing and Creative Student Competition
The world's biggest poll has been plagued by violence with militants throwing a grenade at a voting booth and shooting dead a local politician in south Kashmir
Labor groups with varying political ideologies gather to express support for pro-worker senatorial candidates – a show of unity that they describe as 'historic'
The suit accuses Congress of stepping beyond its law-making mandate into law enforcement, and says the subpoenas violate the privacy rights of Donald Trump and his family
PRESS RELEASE: The event will be held on April 27 at the Silangan Hall of the Cultural Center of the Philippines
TUCP says it received complaints from call center workers who were not allowed to evacuate and were told to continue working after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit Luzon on Monday
Here are some of the ways the US House of Representatives will likely follow up with more investigation
The labor group urges the government to keep a close watch over businesses after a survey showed that a majority of employers may be inclined not to hire women due to the Expanded Maternity Leave Law
Along with the Fields Medal, the Abel Prize is one of the world's most prestigious maths prizes
'A six-month state of emergency has been approved by a majority,' the speaker of parliament Ibrahim Ahmed Omer says after lawmakers voted on the decree issued by President Omar al-Bashir
Huawei announces it had signed 10 commercial contracts or partnership agreements for 5G with 10 telecoms operators, including Switzerland's Sunrise, Iceland's Nova, Saudi Arabia's STC, and Turkey's Turkcell.
TCL's 'DragonHinge' foldable may be 30% cheaper than the Samsung Galaxy Fold
Michael Cohen believes Donald Trump had advance knowledge of a June 2016 meeting between campaign members, including his son, and Russians peddling 'dirt' on election rival Hillary Clinton
'The process of lawmaking is serious business that should not be left to the unprepared, unprincipled, and inarticulate,' says former vice president Jejomar Binay
US President Donald Trump's emergency declaration now goes to the Republican-held Senate
In a keynote address at the 2019 Mobile World Congress, Guo Ping reiterates his company's position that there are no 'backdoors' in its technology that could allow Beijing to spy on countries
The headset allows people to collaborate across distances using holograms in mixed reality
PRESS RELEASE: The College Editors Guild of the Philippines is focusing on the 'campus press as vanguards for people's struggle for truth, justice, and democracy'
In Switzerland, Singapore, and Australia, OPPO's 5G phone is expected to arrive in the 2nd quarter of 2019
OPPO will be showing off a new camera system with 10x optical zoom but online rumors hint at a new flagship or a new foldable phone
The election delay has increased tensions between the ruling All Progressives Congress and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, stoking fears of violence and rigging