House ready for Duterte’s 3rd SONA

MANILA — The House of Representatives is ready to host the third State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Duterte on July 23, officials said Thursday. House Secretary-General…

House to take up Bautista impeachment after budget process: Fariñas

MANILA — The House of Representatives may possibly begin to tackle the impeachment complaint lodged against Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairperson Andres Bautista once deliberations on the proposed PHP3.767-trillion national budget…

House speeds up approval of Bill to grant more honorarium to BHWs

ZAMBOANGA CITY – The Committee on Local Government of the House of Representatives is speeding up the passage of House Bill No. 125 that seeks to grant additional Php 4,000…

Lawmaker bats for stiffer penalty vs false testimonies in Congress

MANILA — A lawmaker at the House of Representatives on Wednesday filed a bill that imposes a heavier sanction for perjuries or false testimonies committed during congressional hearings. Kabayan Partylist…

Alvarez to anti-death penalty bill solons: Stop dilatory tactics, let debates unfold

MANILA — Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez has appealed to anti-death penalty lawmakers to avoid resorting to “dilatory tactics” and allow extensive debates on the contentious measure to proceed in the House…

House approves sin tax law amendment on second reading

MANILA — The House of Representatives on Wednesday night approved on second reading a measure replacing the unitary tax rate on tobaccos with a two-tier system. Lawmakers approved through viva…

Sen. Angara joins call not to show alleged De Lima sex video

TACLOBAN CITY- Legislators who are planning to show the alleged sex video of Senator Leila De Lima at the House of Representatives’s public hearing should think twice, Senator Juan Edgardo…