17th Congress of the Philippines - updates

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Arroyo wants House to focus on checking implementation of laws

Nov 19, 2018 - 2:00 PM

Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo says this is what lawmakers should do in the remaining months of the 17th Congress, to help the executive branch 'strive for maximum results in the shortest possible time'

OVERSIGHT. Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo sits beside House committee on disaster management chair Geraldine Roman during a panel hearing on November 19, 2018

LIVE: House of Representatives, 2nd regular session 17th Congress opening

Jul 24, 2017 - 10:35 AM

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LIVE: Senate of the Philippines, 2nd regular session 17th Congress opening

Jul 24, 2017 - 9:36 AM

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House committee approves Duterte tax reform package

May 03, 2017 - 7:50 PM

The House ways and means panel is also eyeing a provision imposing an additional P10 excise tax on sugar sweetened beverages and carbonated drinks

TAX REFORM. House committee on ways and means chairperson Dakila Cua leads the panel tackling the Department of Finance's proposed tax reform package. File photo by Rappler

De Lima arrest, federalism, Kim Jong Nam | Evening wRap

Feb 24, 2017 - 8:58 PM

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De Lima hits Cayetano: PH like Singapore? Do they have killings, too?

Sep 21, 2016 - 8:16 AM

So are we in a State of Safety as claimed by Senator Cayetano? Or are we in a State of Lawlessness as declared by the President? That s oxymoron with emphasis on moron

PRIVILEGE SPEECH. Senator Leila De Lima, in a privilege speech, hits Senator Alan Cayetano for the supposed inconsistencies in his arguments.

By the numbers: 17th Congress

Jul 25, 2016 - 7:00 AM

Get to know the current members of the Senate and the House of Representatives