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‘Martial law pa more’

House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said he will be pushing for a five-year extension of Martial Law in Mindanao declared by President Duterte last May 23 and is supposed to end on July 22, two days before he delivers his second State-of-the Nation address. Alvarez, who has proven himself valuable to Duterte for shepherding a docile […]

July 10, 2017  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Governance, House of Representatives  14 Comments

Libre na si Associate Justice Mariano del Castillo?

Ang swerte naman nitong si Associate Justice Mariano del Castillo. Nauna siyang nasampahan ng impeachment complaint sa House of Representatives sa kasalanang plagiarism o pangungupya ng sinulat ng ibang tao na hindi nagpa-alam. Ang report noong Biyernes, hindi na raw itutuloy. Natabunan na ng impeachment complaint kay Chief Justice Corona. Kaya nag-post tuloy ng panawagan […]

December 18, 2011  Tags: ,   Posted in: Abante, House of Representatives, Justice, Supreme Court  6 Comments

DOJ finds cause to sue Mikey, Angela for tax evasion

By VERA Files Former First Son and incumbent party-list congressman Juan Miguel “Mikey” Arroyo and his wife Angela Montenegro will be charged with tax evasion, after the Department of Justice found probable cause to sue them. The DOJ’s Task Force on Bureau of Internal Revenue Case (TBFBIR) released a resolution today saying it has found […]

October 5, 2011  Tags:   Posted in: Gloria Arroyo and family, Graft and corruption, House of Representatives  41 Comments

Mikey unseats Ledesma as top absentee

By Wendell Vigilia Malaya Ang Galing Pinoy party-list Rep. Juan Miguel “Mikey” Arroyo has dethroned Negros Occidental Rep. Jules Ledesma as the congressman with the most number of absences in the first regular session of the 15th Congress. An attendance list dated June 27 initially released by the Office of the house secretary general Marilyn […]

July 14, 2011  Tags: ,   Posted in: 15th Congress, House of Representatives  12 Comments

Alerto: hindi titigil ang kampo ni Arroyo

Ang nangyari noong Lunes (Martes na nga pala ng medaling araw) ay hindi maisip mangyari kung si Gloria Arroyo pa ang nasa kapangyarihan. Iba na talaga ang panahon. Sabi nga ni Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares, ilang impeachment complaint na na kasama siya sa pagsulong para mabigyan hustisya ang taumbayan na pinagsamantalahan ng mga nasa […]

March 22, 2011  Tags:   Posted in: Graft and corruption, House of Representatives, Justice  65 Comments

Bastos na kinatawan ng edukasyon

Paano ba naging kinatawan ng mga educators itong si sectoral Rep. Eulogio Magsaysay? Bastos pala ito. Mabuti naman at sinabi ng Philippine Airlines Employees Association (PALEA) na itutuloy nila ang pagsampa ng kaso sa Ombudsman at sa Ethics Committee ng House of Representativces laban kay Magsaysay kahit na humingi na ito ng paumanhin. Ang nangyari […]

January 16, 2011  Tags: ,   Posted in: Abante, House of Representatives  80 Comments

Foul, foul

These scoundrels really know timing. They unloaded their dirty tricks at the time when when the public was busy with Christmas shopping and parties while coping with issue overload — Amnesty proclamation for military rebels, release of Morong 43, boycott of Nobel Peace Prize ceremonies in exchange for the life of Filipino drug traffickers, and […]

December 20, 2010  Tags: ,   Posted in: House of Representatives, Military  42 Comments

Ang pagbangon mula sa trahedya

Noong Huwebes ay may misa sa Santuario de San Antonio sa Forbes Park, sa patuloy na pagdasal para sa katahimikan ng namatay na si KC de Venecia , anak ni dating House Speaker Jose de Venecia at ang kanyang asawa na ngayon ay congresswoman ng 4th district ng Pangasinan na si Gina. Labing-anim na taon […]

December 18, 2010  Tags:   Posted in: House of Representatives  12 Comments