Amid reports some of its members jumping ship, PDP-Laban holds victory party for Pacquiao

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 12:54:47 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — Ruling party Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) on Wednesday night hosted a victory party for Senator Manny Pacquiao over his recent win against American boxer Keith Thurman. Among those present at the party were Pacquiao, party president Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, and neophyte senators Francis Tolentino and Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa. […]

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Speaking the truth is not sedition – Belmonte

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 12:31:19 +0000

Speaking the truth is not sedition – Belmonte

House Deputy Minority Leader and Quezon City 6th District Rep. Kit Belmonte has reminded his colleagues that speaking the truth isn’t tantamount to sedition.

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Palace on Duterte veto: PH can’t afford to see business closures

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 10:40:22 +0000

Palace on Duterte veto: PH can’t afford to see business closures

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines could not afford to see business closures that would lead to the decline of labor opportunities for Filipinos, Malacañang said Friday as it defended the President Rodrigo Duterte’s veto of the Security of Tenure bill. Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said Duterte did not betray Filipinos by not signing the bill, […]

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House Makabayan bloc: Duterte favored big business on ‘Anti-Endo bill’ veto

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 06:10:13 +0000

Opposition House members lambasted President Rodrigo Duterte’s move to veto the Security of Tenure (SOT) Bill even if th

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Trump vetoes congressional effort to block Saudi arms sales

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2019 00:03:44 +0000

Trump vetoes congressional effort to block Saudi arms sales

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing Congress and selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance support to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

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Duterte to convene Ledac soon – Palace 

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 01:49:43 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte will convene the Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (Ledac) soon, Malacañang said Wednesday.

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Palace on impeach raps: Duterte has supermajority in Congress 

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 01:55:03 +0000

Malacañang remains unfazed over the possible filing of an. impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte

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Pulse: Duterte remains most trusted government official

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 02:15:48 +0000

Pulse: Duterte remains most trusted government official

President Rodrigo Duterte remains the most trusted government official, the latest Pulse Asia survey released on Wednesday showed.

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Duterte calls looming House coup ‘wishful thinking’

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 10:47:28 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte said this Thursday as he downplayed the claims of his son Davao City 1st District Rep. Paolo Duterte that Taguig-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano may face a coup challenging his bid for Speaker.

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