President Rodrigo Duterte tried to mend the seemingly damaged ties between former president and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez during a dinner gathering at the Hotel Sofitel in Pasay City Thursday night.
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The feud between Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte is nothing more than a power struggle over “turf and egos” among President Rodrigo Duterte’s lieutenants, an opposition lawmaker said on Saturday.
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The Senate will insist on being part of any move to amend the Charter despite the insistence of Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez that they could do it alone without the upper chamber, according to an opposition senator.
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Senate President Aquilino Pimentel has denied any factions in the country’s ruling party, Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), following his word war against party mate House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez.Read more
Face reality and admit the Senate’s shortcomings, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez told Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III on Thursday, a day after the two officials traded barbs over the performance of the two chambers.Read more
The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered officials from the Executive and Legislative branches of government to answer the petition filed by opposition lawmakers who are seeking to stop the year-long extension of martial law in Mindanao.
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A transparency watchdog group said “an obviously seen hand is manipulating” the upcoming impeachment hearing against Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, which they branded as “nothing but a kangaroo court set up by a vindictive politician in Congress.”
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