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Manila 6th District Representative Benny Abante also gets support from lawmakers belonging to PDP-Laban, the Nacionalista party, and the party-list groups
Media projections show the results putting the Servant of the People party on track to pick up more than half the parliament's 450 seats
'Hindi ba sila nag-verify, para hindi naman sila napapahiya?' Vice President Leni Robredo asks
(6th UPDATE) 'We urge our fellow lawmakers at the House of Representatives to seriously consider where they stand in the face of the harassment and persecution brought upon our party chairperson,' says Senator Francis Pangilinan
(3rd UPDATE) Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra immediately forms a panel to investigate the complaint
Ang Probinsyano Representative Alfred delos Santos visits the waiter's residence to apologize
(UPDATED) A waiter at Bigg’s Diner in Legazpi City claims Ang Probinsyano Representative Alfred delos Santos 'punched him without any apparent reason'
Labour says it will challenge whoever wins the Conservative Party leadership race and becomes the next prime minister to put any deal they strike with the EU to a referendum
Presidential daughter Sara Duterte previously claimed Cayetano made a 'veiled threat' against her should she decide to support the speakership bid of Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco
'We are for the President’s choice,' says party-list bloc president and 1-Pacman Representative Mikee Romero
'As president of the Congress party, I am responsible for the loss of the 2019 election, Gandhi says in a statement on his official Twitter account
Senator Aquilino Pimentel III, PDP-Laban president, says this will 'help settle the issue of House Speaker which has been dragging for a considerable period of time'
'Maninidigan pa rin tayo,' says Quezon City 6th District Representative Kit Belmonte, Liberal Party secretary-general
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
'Panahon na para sa isang Speaker na tunay na makabayan,' says the Makabayan bloc
This move is nothing new, as most Liberal Party legislators were part of the administration-allied majority bloc in the House at the start of President Rodrigo Duterte's term
Former foreign minister Boris Johnson is the favorite in the race, battling Britain's current top diplomat, Jeremy Hunt
'A new prime minister needs the legitimacy of having made his arguments publicly and having them subjected to scrutiny,' says Jeremy Hunt
(UPDATED) This comes after Duterte government officials made categorical statements about involving an independent 3rd party in the Recto Bank investigation
A bastardized party list system weakened the base of progressive parties. What now?
The outcome of the Conservative party leadership battle could determine under what conditions Britain leaves the European Union. Brexit is currently scheduled for October 31.
The Democratic Progressive Party announces that Tsai Ing-wen has comfortably beaten former premier William Lai in a primary decided by opinion polls
What we should be speeding up in the second half of the administration is more policy reform and economic growth, not changing parts and engines
Han Kuo-yu, the mayor of Kaohsiung city, is among 5 candidates announced by the opposition Kuomintang party for its primary election
Boris Johnson is the bookmakers' favorite but has not appeared in public for weeks, a tactic that has helped the politician best known for his gaffes, jokes and anecdotes to stay on message
Rappler sits down with one of the Magdalo group’s core leaders, Manuel Cabochan, as he steps out of the shadows of his more famous mistahs in his new role as an opposition lawmaker
(UPDATED) British Prime Minister Theresa May will remain prime minister until a new leader is chosen, likely in late July, but has relinquished control over the direction of Britain's tortuous departure from the European Union
The result is a setback for the Brexit Party – founded by euroskeptic figurehead Nigel Farage only a few months ago – which came out on top in the European elections in May
If President Rodrigo Duterte doesn't endorse anybody in the speakership race, then the party-list lawmakers are consulting her daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte for her choice
Ronald Cardema meets with other party-list lawmakers on the same day the Comelec grants his petition to be the first nominee of Duterte Youth in the 18th Congress
Floy Quintos’ play is, at its heart, a story about art
The launch video follows Boris Johnson on the campaign trail, promising voters that he will take Britain out of the European Union on October 31 'deal or no deal' if he becomes prime minister
The National Unity Party's incoming 25 lawmakers in the 18th Congress are expected to vote as a bloc
Conservative Liberty Korea Party says the ruling Democrat party, which supports Seoul's Pride march, should 'come out' as a 'queer' party, adding that the annual event was 'lascivious' and involved 'excessive exposure of bodies'
The Prime Minister walks up to take his oath of office to a standing ovation, with supporters in the crowd chanting 'Modi, Modi'
While the government makes Filipino and Philippine Literature courses optional in college, it has railroaded the bill for mandatory ROTC. This is 'false nationalism,' a group says.
The photo is a manipulated version of Pinoyweekly's 2015 photo showing Kabataan Representative Sarah Elago and other members of the party protesting tuition hikes
With over 99% of ballots counted, the League wins 34.3%, compared to just 6% in the 2014 EU elections, and 17% in the Italian general election in 2018
Anthony Albanese, from Labor's left faction, replaces Bill Shorten when Shorten stepped down hours after losing the elections
The Philippine National Police has yet to receive a revised sworn statement from Peter Joemel Advincula, the man also known as Bikoy
(3rd UPDATE) The populist party, founded just 3 months ago, has capitalized on public anger over delays to Britain's exit from the European Union, winning almost 32% with almost all votes counted
Some 3,000 prisoners across different prisons are on hunger strike in solidarity with one of the party's lawmakers
'Party President Rahul Gandhi offered his resignation but it was unanimously rejected by the members of Congress Working Commission,' says a party spokesman
Here are the different strategies through which the 51 party-list groups consolidated their votes in the 2019 elections
India's main opposition Congress party has held Amethi in Uttar Pradesh state since 1967 except for one 3-year stint in 1977-80 and a separate one-year period in 1998-99
At least 19 groups consider the 18th Congress as their first foray into the House of Representatives. But not all are completely new to government service.
(3rd UPDATE) 'I can speak for the party na wala kaming kinalaman sa Bikoy issue,' says Liberal Party chair Vice President Leni Robredo
Party-list group Anti-Crime and Terrorism Community Involvement and Support (ACT-CIS) tops the race, gaining the maximum 3 seats allowed in the House of Representatives
'Tapos na 'kong manahimik sa pagbayad para sa mga kasalanan at pagkukulang nung mga ibang LP nung nabigyan sila ng pagkakataon ng mga botante,' says Kris as she defends her decision to vote for only 4 Otso Diretso candidates
'Stonewalling Congress on witnesses and the unredacted Mueller report only enhances the President's appearance of guilt,' says US Representative Mark Pocan, one of the leaders of the progressive wing of the Democratic Party