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Is it game over for Gwen Garcia after Ombudsman's dismissal order?

Feb 15, 2018 - 10:19 AM

Her dismissal comes months before she has to file a certificate of candidacy with the Comelec

Death penalty bill fallout: Alvarez says Arroyo to be replaced as deputy speaker

Feb 08, 2017 - 6:06 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says it is not a problem for him if he loses support following his resolve to remove House leaders who are against the death penalty bill

DEPUTY SPEAKER NO MORE? Representative Gloria Arroyo is against the reimposition of the death penalty. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

LOOK: The 12 Deputy Speakers of the 17th Congress

Aug 17, 2016 - 8:51 PM

The House leadership appoints 7 more deputy speakers as the 17th Congress prepares for a shift to federalism

5 women lawmakers are new House deputy speakers

Aug 15, 2016 - 8:07 PM

The House of Representatives now has 10 deputy speakers

NEW DEPUTY SPEAKERS. The House of Representatives names 5 new deputy speakers on August 15. Photos of Albano and Garin courtesy of House of Representatives media, photo of Garcia from cebu.gov, photo of Cayetano by Rappler, photo of Arroyo by Rolex dela Peña/EPA

House deputy speakers open to drug testing for lawmakers

Aug 08, 2016 - 8:00 PM

For now the House Majority Floor Leader says lawmakers or House employees who wish to undergo drug testing may do so on their own

OPEN TO DRUG TEST. Deputy House Speakers Eric Singson, Mercedes Alvarez, Fredenil Castro, and Miro Quimbo hold a press conference on August 8. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

House leaders: Marcos' burial will not wash away sins of martial law

Aug 08, 2016 - 4:40 PM

Kung akala ng mga tao ay nagbibigay ito ng katahimikan sa mga kasong dapat kaharapin ng mga Marcos nagkakamali sila says House Deputy Speaker Miro Quimbo

LAW PREVAILS ON MARCOS BURIAL. Deputy House Speakers Eric Singson, Mercedes Alvarez, Fredenil Castro, and Miro Quimbo hold a press conference on August 8. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

House to appoint more deputy speakers to prepare for federalism

Aug 04, 2016 - 7:51 PM

The Lower House plans to increase its deputy speakers from 5 to 12 They will represent the regions should the Philippines become a federal state

PRO-FEDERALISM. The leadership at the House of Representatives is in favor of shifting to federalism, just like President Rodrigo Duterte. File photo by Mark R. Cristino/EPA