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Lawmakers to Bertiz: Comparing menstrual periods to your behavior 'demeaning to women’

Oct 01, 2018 - 7:47 PM

(UPDATED) 'Kaming mga babae ay walang problema sa regla. Ang isyu ay ang arogansya niya,' says Gabriela Representative Emmi de Jesus

UNDER FIRE. ACTS-OFW Representative John Bertiz holds a press conference on October 01, 2018. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Enrile’s claims about Martial Law ‘revolting, insanely disgusting’ – lawmakers

Sep 21, 2018 - 6:49 PM

Opposition lawmakers slam ex-defense minister Juan Ponce Enrile for deliberately attempting to distort the truth about Martial Law

HISTORICAL REVISIONISM. Ex-defense minister Juan Ponce Enrile is interviewed by Bongbong Marcos, the son of the late dictator that Enrile once served. Screenshot from Bongbong's YouTube account

Makabayan bloc wants annual commemoration of First Quarter Storm

Sep 20, 2018 - 5:42 PM

House Bill 8271 seeks to commemorate the turbulent period in Philippine history marked by mostly student-led mass demonstrations and protests against the Marcos dictatorship

NEVER FORGET. The Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives pushes for a bill to commemorate the First Quarter Storm. Photo courtesy of Makabayan

Makabayan bloc seeks probe into Duterte order vs 'tambays'

Jun 25, 2018 - 4:55 PM

(UPDATED) The progressive legislators also want to investigate the death of Genesis Argoncillo, a 25-year-old nabbed by the police in its anti-tambay operations and who later died in prison

PROBE SOUGHT. The Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives wants to probe the Duterte administration's crackdown against 'tambays.'

Makabayan lawmakers seek Filipino citizenship for Sister Patricia Fox

May 30, 2018 - 10:50 AM

The Makabayan bloc says Filipino citizenship would be a 'fitting recognition' for the Australian nun's 'selfless service' to poor and oppressed Filipinos in the past 27 years

FILIPINO CITIZEN SOON? Sister Patricia Fox files a petition on May 25, 2018 at the DOJ to allow her to stay in the Philippines. File photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Makabayan bloc asks SC to allow intervention in petition vs Sereno

Apr 10, 2018 - 1:10 PM

The House Makabayan bloc argues that the quo warranto petition seeking to void the Chief Justice's appointment would cause them to be 'deprived of their collective right' to bring the impeachment process to a 'logical conclusion'

EMBATTLED CHIEF JUSTICE. Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno delivers a speech during the Araw ng Kagitingan on April 9, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva

Aquino, Garin, Abad, Ochoa face raps over dengue vaccine

Dec 22, 2017 - 5:14 PM

The 23-page complaint also implicates private respondents from French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi Pasteur

Gabriela: Will gov't ask Sanofi to return P3.5 billion?

Dec 04, 2017 - 7:30 PM

The progressive group says it will file a resolution calling for a House probe into the Department of Health's dengue immunization program

A health worker shows off used vials of Dengvaxia vaccine inside the storage facility of the local government health sector that was given to students during the school-based immunisation in Manila on December 4, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

'Honeymoon' over, opposition says after drop in Duterte ratings

Oct 08, 2017 - 10:10 PM

Critics say Filipinos are now seeing the truth behind President Rodrigo Duterte's 'empty' promise of change

DECLINE. President Rodrigo Duterte's ratings drop by 18 points int he September 2017 survey of the Social Weather Stations. Malacañang photo

Makabayan bloc leaves House majority

Sep 14, 2017 - 1:30 PM

2nd UPDATE It would be a violation of our duties and principles to remain with a majority that enables and defends the fascist pro imperialist and anti people policies of the Duterte regime says the Makabayan bloc

GOODBYE MAJORITY. The Makabayan bloc officially ends its membership in the House majority bloc. File photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

By extending martial law, Congress blind from history's lessons – De Jesus

Jul 23, 2017 - 5:19 AM

Hindi puwedeng magbulag bulagan ang Kongreso sa kawalan ng mga kongkretong batayan ng rebelyon at threat to public safety says Gabriela Represenative Emmi de Jesus as she opposed the martial law extension

ANTI-MARTIAL LAW EXTENSION. Representative Emmi de Jesus explains her vote on the extension of martial law in Mindanao during the joint session on July 22. Screenshot from RTVM

House Makabayan bloc calls for joint session to revoke martial law

May 30, 2017 - 4:35 PM

The Makabayan lawmakers argue the President s report to Congress on martial law in Mindanao reveals exaggeration or falsity of the alleged events

NEVER AGAIN TO MARTIAL LAW. Representatives Carlos Zarate, Antonio Tinio, Emmi de Jesus and Sarah Elago face the media after filing their resolution on May 30. Photo from Makabayan bloc

Leftist bloc mulls leaving House coalition over martial law

May 25, 2017 - 5:03 PM

Its allied groups are also planning to challenge the declaration before the Supreme Court

Lawmakers want BuCor-Tadeco deal probed over land distribution

May 07, 2017 - 7:40 AM

The Makabayan bloc says hectares of land at the Davao Prison and Penal Farm were no longer distributed to farmer beneficiaries after the BuCor Tadeco deal was sealed

ANOTHER HOUSE PROBE. Makabayan bloc lawmakers Sarah Elago, Arlene Brosas, France Castro, and Ariel Casilao filed House Resolution Number 953 against the BuCor-Tadeco deal. Photo courtesy of Anakpawis

Lawmakers link alleged ISIS member to OFW medical service provider

Apr 11, 2017 - 3:07 PM

Lawmakers urge the Department of Justice to probe deeper into the operations of Winston Q8

WARNING. Representatives Jesulito Manalo, Emmi de Jesus, Rosemarie Arenas, and Harry Roque warn OFWs against the operations of Winston Q8. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Gabriela hits Alvarez for ‘flaunting’ affair

Mar 31, 2017 - 12:33 PM

Gabriela Representatives Arlene Brosas and Emmi de Jesus say it is unbecoming of Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez to generalize that all lawyers have extramarital affairs like him

'UNBECOMING.' Gabriela Representatives Arlene Brosas (left) and Emmi de Jesus (right) slam Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. Photos of Brosas and De Jesus from their Facebook pages, photo of Alvarez by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

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

'BLOOD ON OUR HANDS.' Nuns watch as congressmen appprove on 3rd and final reading the measure reimposing the death penalty for drug convicts. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Parents of OFW on death row in UAE seek Congress’ help

Mar 01, 2017 - 3:01 PM

Lawmakers file a resolution urging President Rodrigo Duterte to seek executive clemency for Jennifer Dalquez

'SAVE JENNIFER.' Alicia and Abdulhamid Dalquez are asking the government to help their daughter Jennifer get out of death row in UAE. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Makabayan bloc keeps alliance with Duterte despite Marcos burial

Nov 21, 2016 - 6:45 PM

But the left leaning lawmakers maintain their staunch opposition to the interment of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani

MAKABAYAN BLOC. Representatives Ariel Casilao, Sarah Elago, Carlos Zarate, Antonio Tinio, France Castro, and Arlene Brosas are 6 of the 7-member Makabayan bloc. File photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Probe PNP’s ‘fascistic’ protest dispersal, lawmakers ask

Oct 20, 2016 - 12:51 PM

Congress must not allow such fascistic actions of the Philippine National Police to prosper under the new administration says the House Makabayan bloc in their resolution

'FASCIST' DISPERSAL? A police officer hits protesters inside their jeepney with a stick  during a violent clash between the PNP and IP rallyists on October 19. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

House to probe coal stockpile in Tondo

Sep 18, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Respiratory and skin diseases affect residents of Happyland in Tondo Manila as the nearby stockpile of Rock Energy International Corporation continues its operations

COAL STOCKPILE. Rock Energy International Corporation operates a coal stockpile facility just across Happyland, Barangay 105 in Tondo, Manila. Photo of coal stockpile from Rock Energy's Facebook page, photo of Happyland by Rappler

For the 5th time, Gabriela files divorce bill

Aug 03, 2016 - 4:02 PM

It is high time that the state give couples in abusive and irreparable marriages the option to divorce says Representative Emmi de Jesus

Lawmakers warn vs abuse of power under Constituent Assembly

Jul 29, 2016 - 1:30 PM

A [Constituent] Assembly under a supermajority in both chambers of Congress is like having zombies to rewrite our Constitution says Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin

FEDERALISM CHAMPION. In his first State of the Nation Address, President Rodrigo Duterte urges Filipinos to have a federal parliamentary form of government. Photo by Ace Morandante/PPD

Tolentino snubs House pre-plenary hearing on MMDA's 2016 budget

Oct 06, 2015 - 3:32 PM

A congresswoman wants to ask if Chairman Francis Tolentino who has drawn flak for hiring sexy dancers ever attended his agency s gender sensitivity training

UNDER FIRE. The MMDA chief skips the pre-plenary hearing for his agency's 2016 budget after drawing flak for a controversial lewd performance last week. Rappler file photo

20 questions for Aquino on Mamasapano

Mar 30, 2015 - 2:29 PM

The leftist Makabayan bloc asks the committee chairs to invite President Benigno Aquino III to the scheduled joint hearing on Mamasapano

President Benigno Aquino III announce that suspected Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) terrorist Zulkipli bin Hir alyas Marwan confirmed dead during SAF operation in Brgy. Tukanalipao, Mamasapano, Maguindanao and Accepted the Resignation of Suspended PNP Chief P/ Director General Allan Purisima during his message on Friday(Frebruary 6, 2015) held at the President hall in Malacanang.(Photo By Ryan Lim/Malacanang Photo Bureau)

Walden Bello, PH lawmakers to hold dialogue with OFWs in HK

Mar 12, 2015 - 10:56 PM

Seven other legislators from the House of Representative join Bello on the trip

Leftist lawmakers grill DND, AFP officials in budget hearing

Sep 09, 2014 - 6:30 PM

During the budget hearing AFP chief General Gregorio Catapang Jr vows to end the communist insurgency during his term so the military can shift its focus to external defense

BUDGET HEARING: The House of Representatives committee on appropriations deliberates budget of the defense department on September 9, 2014. Rappler photo

Rappler Newscast | July 25, 2014

Jul 25, 2014 - 7:46 PM

Air Algerie plane crashes in Mali Taiwan airline apologizes for GE222 crash 3rd impeach raps vs Aquino this time over military deal

3rd impeach raps vs Aquino, this time over military deal

Jul 24, 2014 - 6:18 PM

Progressive groups say the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement between the Philippines and the US surrenders national sovereignty and compromises territorial integrity

EXPANDED. The 3rd impeachment complaint against President Benigno Aquino III is based on the alleged unconstitutionality of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Palace hails 'national treasure' Pacquiao

Apr 13, 2014 - 2:47 PM

Boxer lawmaker Manny Pacquiao reaps praises from colleagues in government

VINDICATED. Boxer and lawmaker Manny Pacquiao avenges his 2012 loss from Timothy Bradley. Photo by Jhay Otamias/Rappler

Solons to SC: Don't let gencos collect from Meralco yet

Jan 13, 2014 - 5:36 PM

The Makabayan bloc says what the spot market operator and 6 generation companies charge Meralco will be passed on to – and burden – consumers

TRO. Leftist lawmakers files before the Supreme Court a petition seeking for a TRO vs collection of charges and fines from Meralco.File photo by Rappler

'Probe P50-M cash transfers to ghost beneficiaries'

Jan 09, 2014 - 6:12 PM

Gabriela Representative Emmi de Jesus says recent COA findings support the call made by solons in 2013 to look into government s flagship anti poverty program

PANTAWID PROGRAM. Can 4Ps provide educational opportunities and health services through cash incentives? Photo by RAPPLER/Leanne Jazul

Leftist lawmakers seek TRO vs Meralco price hike

Dec 19, 2013 - 7:39 PM

They are asking the High Court to invoke its power to strike down laws and regulations as inconsistent with the 1987 Constitution

Pacquiao, Imelda Marcos wealthiest House members

May 23, 2013 - 4:55 PM

Las Piñas City Rep Mark Villar s net worth increases by P200 M

RICHEST: Sarangani Rep Manny Pacquiao. File photo by John Javellana