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House wants additional P1.6B budget for extra deputy speakers, vice chairs

Sep 20, 2019 - 5:17 PM

There are now 22 deputy speakers and 37 vice chairpersons of the House committee on appropriations who need new offices and additional staff to be funded in 2020

BUDGET INCREASE. The House of Representatives is proposing P14 billion for its budget in 2020, an increase P1.6 billion compared to this year's allocations. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

2019 SEA Games: POC chairman Tolentino to call for special elections

Jun 19, 2019 - 6:27 PM

POC chairman Bambol Tolentino calls for elections, claiming the successors to Ricky Vargas' post are not qualified

DRAMA CONTINUES. POC chairman Bambol Tolentino (left) says first vice president Joey Romasanta may not be qualified to take over as president. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

Court nullifies POC election result, Vargas to challenge Cojuangco for presidency

Dec 20, 2017 - 8:11 PM

Vargas is 'relieved by the court's decision' and will be allowed to challenge long-time POC president Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco

JUSTICE. Ricky Vargas is now allowed to run for the POC president position in 2018. Photo from SBP Facebook

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Aug 23, 2017 - 9:25 PM

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CA confirms Manny Piñol, Ramon Lopez

Feb 01, 2017 - 3:23 PM

Members of the Commission on Appointments laud both Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol and Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez saying they are highly qualified for their posts

CONFIRMED: Commission on Appointment (CA) Chair and Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III gives a closed-fist sign with Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol (left) and Trade Secretary Ramon M. Lopez (right) after the ad-interim appointments of the two secretaries were confirmed in plenary, Wednesday, February 1, 2017. PRIB Photo by Cesar Tomambo

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Aug 19, 2016 - 7:21 PM

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House to probe drug use in Bilibid during De Lima’s time

Aug 19, 2016 - 1:21 PM

Some Duterte allies in the House want a congressional inquiry – in aid of legislation – into the drug use at the maximum security prison when Senator Leila de Lima was still justice secretary

UNDER SCRUTINY. Senator Leila De Lima holding a press conference at the Senate on August 18 after President Rodrigo Duterte's claimed that she had an affair with her driver allegedly linked to the drug trade. Photo by Alex Nueva Espana/PRIB

Playgirls: Tolentino got us for his brother’s campaign

Oct 02, 2015 - 9:39 PM

The group Playgirls known for lewd performances names mostly Liberal Party politicians who hired them for their campaigns in 2013

'THANK YOU.' In a post in April 2013, the controversial Playgirls group thanks MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino for getting their services for his brother's campaign. Screen grab from the Playgirls Facebook page

Philippine national cycling team purges aging riders

Jun 26, 2014 - 5:52 PM

I m disbanding the team and forming a youth laden squad because we re looking at the future said PhilCyling president Abraham Tolentino

Reigning Le Tour de Filipinas champion Mark John Galedo will banner the national team. Photo from Galedo's Facebook

Wesley So seeks outright release from PH Chess Federation

Jun 10, 2014 - 2:52 PM

Wesley So the country s top chess player has hardened his position and seeks to be released from the National Chess Federation of the Philippines

US BOUND. Top-rated Filipino chess player Wesley So is looking to play for the US team instead. Photo from So's Facebook