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'We brought PDP-Laban and some of their guest candidates here. You know their qualifications, their background, how they helped us,' House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo tells her constituents
Vice President Leni Robredo's net satisfaction rating jumps to a 'good' +42 in March from a 'moderate' +27 in December 2018
Facing Chinese investors gathered in Taguig City, Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo says China is in a 'class of its own'
Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo talks about the legacy she would leave behind as she celebrated her 72nd birthday
Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo turns 72 on Friday, April 5, celebrating her birthday in her Lubao hometown
(UPDATED) 'China’s effort in opening up has really been a boost for the economies of the world,' says Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, whose presidency was marked by closer ties to China
Former president Benigno Aquino III slams Congress for failing to pass the 2019 budget on time: 'Buong-buo na sila doon, hindi pa napapa-approve.'
Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo clarifies the House has not yet withdrawn the enrolled version of the 2019 budget, contradicting her appointed negotiator San Juan City Representative Ronaldo Zamora
'We would never put the President in a position of signing an unconstitutional bill,' says Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo says Filipino legislators sought Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's advice on economic affairs
‘Never in our history have we seen this kind of killing,’ says Otso Diretso candidate Chel Diokno, who also has a petition before the Supreme Court seeking to declare the bloody campaign against illegal drugs unconstitutional
(UPDATED) But proponents of the new rice tariffication law say it will lower the price of the food staple to a level more affordable for Filipinos
House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo appears beside presidential daughter Sara Duterte to personally endorse Hugpong ng Pagbabago's Senate slate
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Senate President Vicente Sotto III maintains a 'very good' rating, while SC Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin is included for the first time and gets a 'moderate' score
Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo suffers from multiple cervical spondylosis which causes pain on her spine
Lawmakers and guests wear pins that read, 'Justice for Cong. Rodel Batocabe' during the memorial service
Camarines Sur 2nd District Representative Luis Raymund Villafuerte, Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr's political rival, is allegedly planning to oust the House leader
(UPDATED) 'In contrast, a big plurality of Filipinos (43%) are critical of the work done by House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo,' says Pulse Asia, citing the results of its December poll on top officials and institutions
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Former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo now has the means – and the platform – to change how the public perceives her, but political observers say she has been too busy with being 'GMA as usual'
(6th UPDATE) Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and other lawmakers call for a speedy probe into the killing of AKO Bicol Representative Rodel Batocabe
'Sa job ko? My goodness... Kala ko kay Secretary [Carlos] Dominguez, hindi naman sa akin. But these are all speculation, okay,' says Diokno
'I’m only upper middle class as far as the allocations are concerned,' says Speaker Gloria Arroyo on the pork barrel accusations against her
'Ang pattern makikita mo.... Isa lang ang common denominator: malapit sa Speaker,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson, on supposed fund insertions in the proposed budget
'I don't have to mention the names, I'll just mention some initials. ZTE, for instance,' says Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III
But Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says congressmen may be able to justify the supposed budget insertions cited by Senator Panfilo Lacson
'Di nag-congressman si [Senator] Ping [Lacson]. Baka 'di niya naiintidihan ‘yong problema ng may constituency,' says Arroyo ally and House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez
Senator Panfilo Lacson also says a district in Camarines Sur, which was originally allotted P360.4 million under the National Expenditure Program, now has P1.9 billion by final reading
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya says the input of lawmakers from Mindanao 'will carry much weight during the deliberations' on another martial law extension in the region
Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo says the House of Representatives' moves to amend the 1987 Constitution are 'part of the democratic process'
ACT Teachers Representative France Castro calls for a probe into the the alleged military attacks against the Lumad community in Talaingod, Davao del Norte
'Kahit saang parliament sa mundo, hindi puwedeng pigilan 'yon,' says Senate President Vicente Sotto III
Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo tells United States Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim that she is 'very proud' of American investments in Clark
Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo says 'there is no legislation that happens, only harassment,' when lawmakers conduct investigations 'in aid of legislation'
(UPDATED) Lawmakers seek to extend until 2019 the validity of funds being used for ongoing rehabilitation efforts in the country, including the allocations for Marawi City
Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo says there is 'freedom of thought and freedom of action' in the House of Representatives
Duterte is one malignant phenomenon such as not seen since Ferdinand Marcos, and we are now being asked to promote it by voting for his candidates
Former foreign secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo appear to be friendly after the state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping
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'
(UPDATED) China saw President Benigno Aquino III as 'provocative' and former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo as 'receptive,' an international think tank says
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A viral video of a road rage incident prompts Speaker Gloria Arroyo to recall the protocol license plates issued to lawmakers in past Congresses
Former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is on her 3rd and last term as Pampanga congresswoman and is planning to retire next year
The foundation is asking lawmakers to buy capiz angels for P2,000 each, which will be used to buy Christmas gift packs for the House employees
'They are literally good soldiers that's why [he appointed them],' says the former president turned Pampanga 2nd District congresswoman
If passed, House Resolution No. 2270 will merely express the support of lawmakers over the issue. The resolution will not have the full force of the law.
'Ever since that has been the stance of the President,' says Presidential Spokesman and Chief Presidential Counsel Salvador Panelo
'Arroyo’s proposal is despairing, defeatist, and will be seen by the world as a tacit admission that indeed critical lawmakers are being persecuted under the Duterte administration,' Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon says