Alvarez allays fears of constitutional crisis over Sereno impeachment

MANILA — House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Tuesday allayed fears of a possible constitutional crisis if Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno seeks redress from the Supreme Court concerning the impeachment case against her. In an ambush interview at the New World Hotel in Manila, Alvarez reiterated the constitutional mandate giving the House of Representatives … Read More

DepEd advises public to be wary vs. fake ‘Walang Pasok’ advisory

MANILA — The Department of Education (DepEd) on Monday warned the public to be cautious against fake news and fake “WalangPasok” (no classes) advisories. This came after the “WalangPasok Advisory” Facebook page apparently circulated an announcement saying there are no classes on November 23, 24 and 27. When the Philippine News Agency checked the said page, there … Read More

PDP-Laban proposes semi-presidential federal gov’t

MANILA — The Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) is proposing a semi-presidential federal system of government for the Philippines. This was divulged by Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Assistant Secretary Jonathan Malaya during the Forum on Political Reforms and the Mindanao Peace Process: Challenges and Prospects at the Makati Diamond Residences in Makati … Read More