‘Maynila’ is still going strong on its 19th year

The morning drama anthology on GMA hosted by Congressman Lito Atienza is now on its 19th year…and still going strong. Viewer never tire of the lesson and inspiration taught by “Maynila” every Saturday. It premiered on Nov. 23, 1998.

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Atienza: Medical marijuana to turn PH into ‘zombie nation’

Atienza: Medical marijuana to turn PH into 'zombie nation'

To be blunt about it, medical marijuana should be weeded out for there’s a high chance it will turn the country into a “nation of zombies”—or so says Buhay Rep. Lito Atienza.

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In wake of drug smuggling inquiry, solons file bills seeking Customs reforms

In wake of drug smuggling inquiry, solons file bills seeking Customs reforms

Four measures seeking reforms in the Bureau of Customs (BOC) have been filed in the House of Representatives in the wake of its inquiry in to the smuggling of P6.4-billin worth of shabu, or crystal meth. Quezon City Rep. Winnie Castelo filed House Bill No. 6188, which seeks to create an online system payment at […]

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We need to clean up the nation’s water bodies

LAGUNA Lake was singled out by President Duterte as one problem needing immediate attention in his first State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA) in July, 2016. Each time he flew to Davao, City, he said then, he looked down and saw the lake filled with fish pens, and he thought of the poor fishermen who depended on the lake for their livelihood. He then called for the clearing of the lake along with action to stop watershed destruction and lake pollution.

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Atienza seeks family consensus on divorce bill

Lawmakers must hold a family conference to consult children and spouses before making a decision to either support or reject the bill seeking to legalize dissolution of marriages, House Senior Deputy Minority Leader and Buhay party-list Rep. Lito Atienza said.

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Lawmakers locked out for missing House roll call

House locks door - 25 July 2017

Lawmakers were locked out of the Plenary Hall of the House of Representatives for being late for Tuesday’s session, in an unprecedented move by the House leadership to instill discipline among its members. Reporters spotted some lawmakers passing by the Plenary Hall after the doors were locked at 4:00 p.m for the roll call, opting not to attend the day’s session.

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