House to CHR: Do your job, P1K budget maybe reconsidered

MANILA –The House of Representatives may reconsider the PHP1,000 budget of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) for next year if the rights body does its job and is able…

Alvarez stands pat on P1-K CHR budget amid public uproar

  MANILA — Amid widespread criticism, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Thursday stood pat on the House of Representatives’ move to cut the 2018 budget of the Commission on Human Rights…

Alvarez: PRRD’s declaration of martial law has basis

MANILA — House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Wednesday backed President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao, noting that such decision has “basis” to suppress acts of terrorism and…

Duterte administration has no time for alleged oust Robredo plot — Alvarez

MANILA – Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Monday categorically stated that the Duterte administration would not bother to involve itself in any “plot” to oust Vice President Leni Robredo if only…