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Drilon warns against ‘rushing’ into Cha-cha

MANILA – Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon warned against the apparent rush to amend the Constitution and urged proponents to “let the committee system...

Du30: Pacquiao ‘one of greatest boxers of all time’

BY ADRIAN STEWART CO and PRINCE GOLEZMANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte congratulated Manny Pacquiao for defeating Lucas Matthysse via technical knockout to claim the...

TRAIN law hearing in CDO to delve into aid for poor

MANILA – Senators will discuss in a third public hearing the impact of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law on public...

Batangas shootings kill village councilor, hurt ex-vice mayor

MANILA – Separate shooting incidents in Batangas province on Saturday evening killed a Lipa City village councilor and injured a former vice mayor of...

Congress finishes BBL proposal deliberation

MANILA – The congressional Bicameral Conference Committee has finished its deliberation on the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) proposal.House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas told the...

Hontiveros, Poe thumb down 2019 election postponement

MANILA – Senators Risa Hontiveros and Grace Poe have dismissed the possibility of a no-election scenario in 2019.Postponing the 2019 midterm elections to give...

COA: PCSO has P10.17-billion questionable transactions

MANILA – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) has around P10.17 billion worth of questionable transactions for its programs intended for charity and medical...

Du30 pressed to assert 2016 arbitration victory vs China

MANILA – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte came under renewed pressure to seek Chinese compliance to an arbitration ruling that invalidated China’s claims to much...

Concom wants plebiscite for draft federal charter ‘the soonest time’

MANILA – The Consultative Committee (ConCom) tasked to review the 1987 Constitution wants the plebiscite for the draft federal charter “sa madaling panahon.”The Philippines...

Palace: President to approve BBL before SONA

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte plans to approve the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) before he delivers his third State of the Nation Address...

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