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Petitioners say Duterte Youth is the only organization since the institution of the party list to have been granted registration without completing publication and hearing requirements
The House allows Francisco Datol Jr to take his oath after the Comelec issues a certificate of proclamation to the Senior Citizens party-list group
(UPDATED) Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon slams the House resolution, saying it 'encroaches' on the poll body's independence
Macnell Lusotan is replacing Jose Antonio Lopez, who resigned shortly after the 18th Congress began
'We live in a democratic country!' says Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon, as she hits the 'red scare' that canceling party-list groups may create
'There is no difference between them and those who run in regular elections as candidates,' says Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon
'Gusto po sana naming maging priority ng gobyernong ito ang pangangalaga at pagtatanggol sa karapatang pantao,' says Gabriela Representative Arlene Brosas
The petitioners argue Duterte Youth's party-list registration should be deemed void from the beginning as it failed to meet jurisdictional requirements of publication and public hearing
The complaint mistakenly identifies Tom Villarin as Anakbayan representative. Villarin is a member of Akbayan, which is from a different faction of the Philippine Left.
A report by the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism finds new ballot designs as one reason behind undervoting in the party-list race
Youth groups highlight the need for Filipinos to speak up against injustice, pointing out how the oppression of student rights may later lead to the oppression of citizens
1-Pacman Representative Michael Romero says that while the party-list bloc recognizes Duterte Youth as a winning group in the 2019 polls, they have yet to recognize its nominee
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
Marino second nominee Jose Antonio Lopez tenders his resignation after a disqualification case questioning his citizenship was filed
By 2022, will the Left be able to transcend its historical reticence and finally achieve a breakthrough in electoral politics?
Cracking bomb jokes inside the airport is prohibited by law, punishable by prison time of up to 5 years or a maximum fine of P40,000
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'
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
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
A bastardized party list system weakened the base of progressive parties. What now?
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
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
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
Here are the different strategies through which the 51 party-list groups consolidated their votes in the 2019 elections
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.
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
Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin says it has become so easy for organizations to win Congress seats even if they do not have 'defined sectoral constituencies'
Party-list group Ang Probinsyano is assured of at least one seat in the House of Representatives, after it banked on the popularity of its namesake hit action TV series
Quite expectedly, a big chunk of votes of many party-list groups in the 2019 elections come from where their nominees are from
ACT-CIS, AKO Bicol, and Bayan Muna may get the maximum of 3 seats each in the House of Representatives if polls were held from May 3 to 6, the survey period of the final Pulse Asia preelection survey
The level of awareness is highest among voters in Metro Manila and lowest in the Visayas, according to a Pulse Asia survey held in from April 10 to 14
Pag-uusapan nila Rappler news editor Miriam Grace Go at researcher-writer Jodesz Gavilan ang proseso ng pagboto at bakit importante ang pagkakaroon ng party-list representatives sa Kongreso
Rappler groups the 134 party-list organizations running in the 2019 polls based on their declared advocacies, agenda, and group membership
(UPDATED) At least 46 party-list groups participating in the 2019 polls have at least one nominee linked to a political clan or a powerful figure in the country
'It is possible that about half of the Comelec accredited party-list groups still represent the interests of well-entrenched political dynasties and big business interests,' says Kontra Daya
The Philippine party-list group secures an assumed multimillion-dollar sponsorship deal to appear on the ring mat of the Pacquiao-Broner fight
'Kung walang problema, walang dapat ikatakot. Wala kaming gagawin na ilegal,' says NCRPO chief Director Guillermo Eleazar
DepEd Undersecretary Annalyn Sevilla says the department's central office 'was not aware' of the orders supposedly issued by the Philippine National Police
On the top spot of the initial list is Bayan Muna party-list while Mocha Uson's AA-Kasosyo party-list is at the bottom in the 181st spot
LPGMA Representative Arnel Ty, an ally of expelled ABS representative Eugene de Vera, fails to block the oath-taking
The Constitution is clear and made even clearer by abundant jurisprudence, yet Congress chose to bend the law and resort to brute force to remove the ABS party-list representative
Expelled ABS representative Eugene de Vera is running for Marikina 2nd District congressman in the 2019 polls
Ex-House majority leader Rodolfo Fariñas defends ousted congressman Eugene de Vera, arguing that the latter's removal as House member is illegal
(UPDATED) Expelled Arts, Business, and Science Professionals Representative Eugene de Vera tags his removal as 'unconstitutional'
'They destroyed everything, parang ISIS ang buwang,' says President Rodrigo Duterte about the mutineers who are now members of the Magdalo party