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The House of Representatives holds its plenary session in Batangas City, which sits just outside the danger zone of the restive Taal Volcano
'If you're asking nakasagabal ba kami nang onti, yes.... But I think the symbolism at 'yung pakikiramay much, much outweighs [everything else],' says House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano
Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano says the lawmakers plan to 'listen to the first responders, listen to those who are directly affected' by the Taal Volcano eruption
Senator Bong Go and Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano shower each other with compliments during the opening of a Malasakit Center in Taguig, the Speaker's bailiwick
Once the least trusted among the bets for Speaker, Alan Peter Cayetano works double time to woo House members. His tactics seem to be paying off.
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano says that while the budget signing will be slightly behind schedule, projects will not be delayed
Some congressional employees are reportedly ‘disgruntled’ because, after tax, they are taking home only P112,000 each
But Senator Panfilo Lacson accuses the House of allegedly inserting P16.345 billion worth of projects in the 2020 budget
Paano napunta sa ilalim ng kontrol ni Alan Peter Cayetano ang bilyon-bilyong pondo para sa 30th Southeast Asian Games 2019? Pakinggan sa talakayan nina House reporter Mara Cepeda and researcher-writer Jodesz Gavilan.
The Sports Industry Award Asia's own website says it is ‘endorsed’ and ‘supported’ by the Cayetano-led SEA Games organizing committee
(UPDATED) 'We have more than enough time...to tackle it in January, February, dahil March pa naman 'yung expiration ng [ABS-CBN] franchise,' says House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano
While the road to the SEA Games was paved with good intentions, it’s riddled with holes that are being covered up now by a massive propaganda network
Another gold that the SEA Games can bring – the cautionary tale of entrusting our national pride and coffers to power brokers and slick politicians
The President says the Malacañang probe into the SEA Games would not spare his allies even if the controversy could cause their political downfall
The money trail shows SEA Games organizing committee chair Alan Peter Cayetano has control over the budget regardless of which agency the money is lodged under
But tickets for the opening ceremony, the basketball and volleyball tournaments as well as football games of the Philippine team are already sold out. Ticket buyers will not be reimbursed.
The incorporation of the Philippine Sea Games Organizational Committee or Phisgoc becomes controversial within the Philippine Olympic Committee in early 2019
The President makes this conclusion even before his own office begins its promised investigation
'If it doesn't break the letter of the law, it breaks the spirit of the law,' says constitutional law professor Tony La Viña
Speaker and SEA Games organizing committee chair Alan Peter Cayetano maintains there's no conflict of interest in his dual roles
'I can look anyone in the eye [and say] ni singko, wala kaming kinita dito sa SEA Games,' insists the event's organizing chair and Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano
(UPDATED) Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon slams the House resolution, saying it 'encroaches' on the poll body's independence
We step into the big league and our officials are behaving as if this is a barangay tournament
Owing to its design by the late National Artist for Architecture Francisco Mañosa, the President claims it is impossible to estimate what an 'appropriate' cost would be since it is a 'product of the mind'
The New Clark facilities in Tarlac will host only sports: swimming and track and field
(UPDATED) Speaker Cayetano says the Philippine Sports Commission and the Philippine Olympic Committee were overwhelmed and couldn't handle the funds, so Phisgoc had no choice but to accept 'financial assistance'
The fishermen of Gem-Ver received an old boat that turned out to be useless
(UPDATED) Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco says as far as he knows, his 'gentleman's agreement' with Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano still stands
Set to leave the Philippines in November, outgoing China Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua pays a farewell call to House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, who had been praised as one of China's 'best friends'
Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano also does not want to use the term 'harassment' to refer to a 'Chinese naval warship' ordering a Filipino-crewed commercial ship to change course in Scarborough Shoal
But Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano vows there will be 'due process' when the House tackles the bill seeking to renew ABS-CBN's franchise
'The President said he doesn't want it anymore and you cannot attack a crisis with emergency powers when you're in the middle of it already,' says Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano
At least 5 bills in the House of Representatives seek to renew ABS-CBN's franchise for another 25 years
The Speaker is hoping for a bigger family for him and his wife, Taguig congresswoman Lani Cayetano
'Open to the possibility? Eh kung si Congressman Velasco mismo ang magsabi sa akin, ‘Ikaw na lang,’ alangan namang pilitin ko pa siya, ‘di ba?' says Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano
'Hindi lang naman sa Pilipinas ang may traffic; may traffic naman talaga sa buong mundo. It's no excuse, but the irony is kasi traffic is also a product of your own success,' says Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano
Expect Metro Manila traffic to get worse when the country's SEA Games hosting goes full swing late this year
The sprawling 9,500-hectare development includes a 20,000-seater athletics stadium, a 2,000-seater aquatics center, and an athletes' village
Two ranking House members say it would be difficult to replace Alan Peter Cayetano as Speaker after he received high approval and trust ratings
Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, elected as top House leader in July, gets better approval and trust ratings than the Vice President in September
Lawmakers want the Department of Agriculture to benefit the most from the proposed realignments by giving the agency an additional P3.5 billion to help rice farmers
'Ang problema sa tsismis, basta't nabitawan mo na, hindi mo na madaling kunin,' says Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano as he insists the 2020 budget is free of illegal insertions
But Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano denies deputy speakers and vice chairpersons in the House increased because he had to accommodate various factions of lawmakers
Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano says legislators are already set to postpone the 2020 barangay and SK elections, whose funds can now be realigned to other government programs next year
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano says lawmakers are aiming for the bill creating a Department of Overseas Filipino Workers to be signed into law by December
The Philippine SEA Games Organizing Committee is in for another leadership adjustment with less than 3 months before the regional biennial meet
'We just have to be honest with the congressmen that it might not be solveable in this budget,' says Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano on legislators' bid to regain their vetoed infrastructure funds
Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano says lawmakers also seek to create a Camp Development Fund, where each police and military camp would get P500 million to modernize facilities