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Tonypet Albano mourns late dad Rudy: ‘How do I say goodbye?’

Nov 06, 2019 - 12:03 PM

House Majority Leader Martin Romualdez also honors the late LPGMA Representative Rodolfo Albano Jr, calling him a 'man of integrity'

MOURNING SON. Isabela 1st District Representative Tonypet Albano shares a photo of him kissing his father, the late LPGMA Representative Rudy Albano. Photo from Tonypet Albano's Facebook account

Party-list bloc conducts loyalty check in House

Aug 07, 2019 - 10:21 AM

The 54 party-list lawmakers issue a manifesto reaffirming their membership to their bloc after 12 of its members signed a coalition agreement with the National Unity Party

STILL 54-STRONG. Several members of the party-list coalition pose for a group photo after meeting on June 26, 2019 to settle an issue over the heated speakership race. File photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Party-list bloc backs Cayetano's speakership bid 'for now'

Jul 09, 2019 - 4:43 PM

'We are for the President’s choice,' says party-list bloc president and 1-Pacman Representative Mikee Romero

'FOR NOW.' Party-list Coalition Foundation Inc president and 1-Pacman Representative Michael Romero says they are now backing speakership bet Alan Peter Cayetano for now. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

No bet for Speaker yet, says House party-list bloc

Jun 27, 2019 - 9:49 AM

1-Pacman Representative Michael Romero tells party-list bloc members that he just signed the manifesto of support for Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco to 'thwart' a proposed term-sharing agreement among speakership bets

NO BET YET. Almost half of the party-list coalition holds an emergency meeting on June 26, 2019 to settle an issue over the heated speakership race. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

2 party-list reps make up House 'billionaires' club' in 2016

Aug 11, 2017 - 12:07 PM

1 Pacman Representative Michael Romero is the richest congressman with a net worth of over P7 billion in his 2016 SALN

RICHEST REPRESENTATIVES. Michael Romero and Emmeline Aglipay-Villar are the richest at the House of Representatives in 2016. Photo from Facebook and Twitter accounts

Aguirre recalls 'midnight' resolutions at DOJ

Aug 11, 2016 - 2:16 PM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II has directed prosecutors to move to suspend court proceedings in case any of the concerned resolutions have been elevated to court

RECALLED RESOLUTIONS. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II issues a department order to recall the so-called 'midnight resolutions' issued by his immediate predecessor, former acting justice secretary Emmanuel Caparas. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

SBMA dismisses 3 execs in controversial port deal

Apr 26, 2014 - 3:10 PM

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales approves a 32 page joint resolution recommending the filing of charges against the current and former SBMA officials

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT. Photo by Randy Datu/Rappler

Petron, Harbour Centre pump P9-B into Manila port

Oct 09, 2013 - 7:55 PM

Partners Petron Corporation and Harbour Centre are close to completing their P14 5 billion commitment to the Manila port development project

Zest Air's new head introduces changes

Aug 05, 2013 - 12:57 PM

Zest Air names Michael Romero of the Philippines AirAsia group as chairman replacing Donald Dee who stepped down voluntarily

NEW OWNERS, IMPROVED SERVICES. ZestAir's new management promises improved maintenance services in a few weeks.

Philippines' AirAsia finally takes off

Mar 28, 2012 - 4:53 PM

With the promise of revolutionizing air travel for Filipinos Air Asia Philippines the newest entrant in the Philippine aviation market finally took to the skies on Wednesday

READY TO FLY. AirAsia Philippines Flight PQ7001, bound for Kalibo, at the tarmac of the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport, minutes before its inaugural flight, March 28, 2012. Photo by KD Suarez