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Inquirier.net
Pimentel: Dissolution of marriage ‘divorce’ by another name?the Philippines as this could allow separated couples to move on and become “pr
Inquirier.net / Posted 32 minutes ago
the Philippines as this could allow separated couples to move on and become “productive citizens.” Pimentel said Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, who is pushing for the dissolution of marriage, “whispered” to him Monday about the proposal but he told... Read more
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MyKiRu
READ: SONA 2017 by President Duterte - Full Transcriptago when we were members of the 11th Congress. Senate President Aquilino Pimen
MyKiRu / Posted an hour ago
ago when we were members of the 11th Congress. Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and the members of the Senate; Pantaleon Alvarez, the Speaker and the members of the House of Representatives; Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo; Former... Read more
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NBC News
Top lawmaker pushes for same-sex unions, divorce in Philippinesresistance from bishops in the mainly Catholic country. Opening the lower hous
NBC News / Posted 7 hours ago
resistance from bishops in the mainly Catholic country. Opening the lower house for its second regular session, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said he would file a bill to legally recognize civil partnerships between people of the same sex. The... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Koko’s partner steals limelight during Congress openingoutfits instead of lavish gowns to convey their support for the people in confl
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 hours ago
outfits instead of lavish gowns to convey their support for the people in conflict-hit Marawi City. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez urged SONA attendees to donate their budget for expensive attire to thousands of Marawi residents who were... Read more
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Rappler
FULL TEXT: President Duterte's State of the Nation Address 2017years ago when we were members of the 11th Congress. Senate President Aquilino
Rappler / Posted 10 hours ago
years ago when we were members of the 11th Congress. Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and the members of the Senate; Pantaleon Alvarez, the Speaker and the members of the House of Representatives; Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo; Former... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Senators expected more from Duterte’s 2nd SonaPresident Rodrigo Duterte gestures as Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 hours ago
President Rodrigo Duterte gestures as Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III (left) and Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez look on during his second State of the Nation Address at the House of Representatives in Quezon City on Monday, July 24, 2017.... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
P3.7-t ‘pro-poor budget’ sent to CongressAgrarian and Agriculture Development Project to spur agribusiness and agro-fore
Manila Standard Today / Posted 10 hours ago
Agrarian and Agriculture Development Project to spur agribusiness and agro-forestry programs in the region. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said the House would give priority to the passage of the Palace-backed charter change initiative and the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
TRANSCRIPT: Duterte’s 2nd State of the Nation Addressyears ago when we were members of the 11th Congress. Senate President Aquilino
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 hours ago
years ago when we were members of the 11th Congress. Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and the members of the Senate; Pantaleon Alvarez, the Speaker, and the members of the House of Representatives; Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo; former... Read more
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Sun Star
Alvarez proposes instant dissolution of marriages, civil unionsHOUSE Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Monday elaborated on his proposal to speed u
Sun Star / Posted 13 hours ago
HOUSE Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Monday elaborated on his proposal to speed up the separation of unhappy couples, which he mentioned in passing during his speech at the opening of the second regular session. In a press conference, Alvarez was... Read more
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Rappler
'Build, build, build' gets a third of proposed 2018 national budget"will allow Congress more time to closely examine and scrutinize it before pass
Rappler / Posted 14 hours ago
"will allow Congress more time to closely examine and scrutinize it before passing it into law," the DBM said in a statement. House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said deliberations for General Appropriations Act should be done by October.– Rappl... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte submits proposed 2018 budget to Congress right after SonaPresident Rodrigo Duterte is applauded by Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pime
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 hours ago
President Rodrigo Duterte is applauded by Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III (left) and Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez after his second State of the Nation Address at the House of Representatives in Quezon City on Monday July 24, 2017. (Photo... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Biggest tax settlement on record’: Duterte accepts Mighty offerPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte, center, gestures as Senate President Aqui
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 hours ago
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, center, gestures as Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, left, and Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez look on during his second State of the Nation Address at the House of Representatives in suburban Quezon... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte to raise OFW assistance budget to P1BPresident Rodrigo Duterte, center, is applauded by Senate President Aquilino “K
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 hours ago
President Rodrigo Duterte, center, is applauded by Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III and Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez during his second State of the Nation Address at the House of Representatives in Quezon City. (AP Photo/Aaron... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte to UN expert: I want debate, not dramaPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte, center, is applauded by Senate President
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 hours ago
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, center, is applauded by Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III and Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez during his second State of the Nation Address at the House of Representatives in suburban Quezon city, north of... Read more
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The China Post
The Philippines' House speaker wants unions for same-sex couples and divorces for everyoneeasy dissolution of marriage and the legalization of same-sex unions in the pre
The China Post / Posted 17 hours ago
easy dissolution of marriage and the legalization of same-sex unions in the predominantly Catholic country. House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez outlined the bills during the opening of the body's second regular session, urging lawmakers to support it... Read more
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Sun Star
Duterte arrives at Batasan for Sonahonor guard formation, the Chief Executive was welcomed by Senate President Aqu
Sun Star / Posted 17 hours ago
honor guard formation, the Chief Executive was welcomed by Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. Duterte went to the Legislator's Lounge and will proceed to the plenary hall to deliver his second Sona... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Duterte arrives at Batasan Complex for 2nd SONAhe is in a holding area talking with Senate President Koko Pimentel, Senate Maj
Manila Standard Today / Posted 18 hours ago
he is in a holding area talking with Senate President Koko Pimentel, Senate Majority Leader Tito Sotto, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and other House leaders. He is wearing a simple barong. Presidential Communications Secretary Martin... Read more
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The Manila Times
Alvarez: No human rights abuses under martial lawSPEAKER Pantaleon Alvarez of Davao del Norte has ruled out human rights abuses
The Manila Times / Posted 18 hours ago
SPEAKER Pantaleon Alvarez of Davao del Norte has ruled out human rights abuses allegedly committed by the military during the 60-day period of martial law in Mindanao, including in war-torn Marawi City. Alvarez issued the statement after Samira... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Philippines: Duterte ally pushes for same-sex unions, divorceresistance from bishops in the mainly Catholic country. Opening the lower hous
Asian Correspondent / Posted 18 hours ago
resistance from bishops in the mainly Catholic country. Opening the lower house for its second regular session, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said he would file a bill to legally recognise civil partnerships between people of the same sex. The... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
A look at major issues Duterte confronting in his 2nd yearPhilippine Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez talks during second Regular Session of… A
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Philippine Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez talks during second Regular Session of… AP News | 07/23/17 11:07 PM MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- A year ago Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte promised... Read more
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Reuters
Top lawmaker pushes for same-sex unions, divorce in Catholic Philippinesresistance from bishops in the mainly Catholic country. Opening the lower hous
Reuters / Posted 19 hours ago
resistance from bishops in the mainly Catholic country. Opening the lower house for its second regular session, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said he would file a bill to legally recognize civil partnerships between people of the same sex. The... Read more
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dna
Top lawmaker pushes for same-sex unions, divorce in Catholic Philippinesresistance from bishops in the mainly Catholic country. Opening the lower hous
dna / Posted 19 hours ago
resistance from bishops in the mainly Catholic country. Opening the lower house for its second regular session, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said he would file a bill to legally recognise civil partnerships between people of the same sex. The... Read more
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Rappler
Alvarez says option for dissolution 'makes marriage stronger'BETTER MARRIAGES? House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, himself split from his wife,
Rappler / Posted 20 hours ago
BETTER MARRIAGES? House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, himself split from his wife, says allowing couples the option for the 'dissolution of marriage' makes for happier unions. Rappler photo MANILA, Philippines – Speaker Panteleon Alvarez on Monday,... Read more
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Rappler
Congressional franchises for casinos, mining 'reeks of vested interest'and mining companies. At the opening of the 17th Congress’ second regular sess
Rappler / Posted 20 hours ago
and mining companies. At the opening of the 17th Congress’ second regular session on Monday, July 24, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said he wants Congress to add “safeguard mechanism that will make certain that the public’s interest will... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Bangsamoro law, federalism at top of House agendaMANILA, Philippines — As the second regular session of the 17th Congress opened
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — As the second regular session of the 17th Congress opened, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez pitched for the passage of the law that would create an autonomous area at the heart of Mindanao aimed at ending violence and banditry that... Read more
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Rappler
Marawi resident claiming martial law abuses 'a voice in the wilderness' – AlvarezMINDANAOAN. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez raises the gavel during Congress joint se
Rappler / Posted 21 hours ago
MINDANAOAN. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez raises the gavel during Congress joint session on the extension of martial law in Mindanao on July 22. Photo by Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez belittled the speech of a Marawi aide... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Alvarez shrugs off alleged rights violations in MindanaoSpeaker Pantaleon Alvarez addresses the media after the opening of the 2nd sess
Inquirier.net / Posted 21 hours ago
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez addresses the media after the opening of the 2nd session of the 17th Congress. MARC JAYSON CAYABYAB/INQUIRER.net It was only a voice in the wilderness. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Monday bristled at the alleged human... Read more
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The Manila Times
Alvarez opens 2nd regular session of Congress with pitch for divorceSPEAKER Pantaleon Alvarez of Davao del Norte opened the second regular session
The Manila Times / Posted 21 hours ago
SPEAKER Pantaleon Alvarez of Davao del Norte opened the second regular session of Congress on Monday with a pitch for divorce. “In marriage, we do not always get it right the first time. Presently, married persons remain with each other even if the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Alvarez tells House to focus on federalism, Bangsamoro lawSPEAKER Pantaleon Alvarez urged his colleagues to focus their efforts on passin
The Manila Times / Posted 21 hours ago
SPEAKER Pantaleon Alvarez urged his colleagues to focus their efforts on passing the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), and to exert more effort in paving the way for the country’s shift to a federal form of government. “Last but not the least, we have to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Alvarez lists death penalty as major Congress accomplishmentMANILA, Philippines — Despite the controversy around the proposed law, Speaker
Pilipino Star / Posted 21 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — Despite the controversy around the proposed law, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez highlighted the approval of House Bill 4727 or the reinstatement of the death penalty as one of the major accomplishments of the House of Representatives... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Alvarez renews call for federalism, BBLSpeaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Monday opened the second regular session of the 17
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 hours ago
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Monday opened the second regular session of the 17th Congress with a renewed call for lawmakers to pass the proposed Bangsamoro basic law (BBL) and create a federal form of government. In his speech at the opening of the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Senior citizens take seats in HouseDatol Jr. took their oaths as Senior Citizens party-list representatives at the
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 hours ago
Datol Jr. took their oaths as Senior Citizens party-list representatives at the House of Representatives plenary. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez administered the oath of the two neophyte lawmakers. ADVERTISEMENT Despite winning two seats in the 2016... Read more
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Rappler
FULL TEXT: Let us legislate for the future generation – AlvarezHOUSE PRIORITIES. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez delivers his speech as he opened th
Rappler / Posted 22 hours ago
HOUSE PRIORITIES. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez delivers his speech as he opened the 2nd regular session of the 17th Congress. Photo by Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez presented the legislative priorities of the House of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Pro, anti-Duterte groups stage rallies ahead of SONA"regressive" and "anti-poor." They said it will only benefit few of the country
Pilipino Star / Posted 22 hours ago
"regressive" and "anti-poor." They said it will only benefit few of the country's 22-million wage earners. House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez during the opening of the regular session boasted Tax Reform bill as among the two landmark bills the lower... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Alvarez vows to push for kill marriage bill, same-sex unionSpeaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Monday pushed for the easy breakup of marriage and
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 hours ago
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Monday pushed for the easy breakup of marriage and the legalization of civil union for same-sex and opposite sex couples in his speech at the opening of the second regular session of the 17th Congress. Banging the gavel... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Alvarez pushes for legislative franchises, gov’t reorganizationSpeaker Pantaleon Alvarez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/LYN RILLON Speaker Pantaleon Al
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 hours ago
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/LYN RILLON Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Monday called on the House of Representatives to push for bills that would require casino operators, mining companies, and public transportation companies to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Second session of 17th Congress opens; passage of key bills eyed“Koko” Pimentel III banged the gavel at exactly 10:13 a.m., signaling the openi
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 hours ago
“Koko” Pimentel III banged the gavel at exactly 10:13 a.m., signaling the opening of the session while House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez opened the session at 10:04 a.m. The Senate and the House of Representatives will hold a joint session at... Read more
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Rappler
House prioritizes BBL, bills on same-sex civil unions, gov’t reorganizationHOUSE PRIORITIES. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez reopens the session on July 24. Pho
Rappler / Posted 23 hours ago
HOUSE PRIORITIES. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez reopens the session on July 24. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez wants the House of Representatives to prioritize this year the passage of the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
House opens second regular sessionsession of the seventeenth (17th) Congress has begun in the House of Representa
Manila Standard Today / Posted 23 hours ago
session of the seventeenth (17th) Congress has begun in the House of Representatives on Monday morning. House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez addressed the assembly and hailed the accomplishments of the chamber during the first regular session. He... Read more
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Inquirier.net
House opens second regular sessionHouse Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. SCREENGRAB from House of Representatives YouTu
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. SCREENGRAB from House of Representatives YouTube The second regular session of the 17th Congress opened at 10 a.m. Monday, a few hours before President Rodrigo Duterte was set to deliver his second State of the... Read more
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Sun Star
Martial law and Sonaand Senators Paolo Benigno Aquino, Risa Hontiveros and Francis Pangilinan. In
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
and Senators Paolo Benigno Aquino, Risa Hontiveros and Francis Pangilinan. In the House of Representatives, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said President Rodrigo Duterte's proposal was approved by 245 lawmakers, while 14 voted against it. No one... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Peace in Mindanao via martial lawsessions of Congress held at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City, Senate presi
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
sessions of Congress held at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City, Senate president Aquilino Pimentel III and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez delivered the Joint Resolution that approved the extension of martial law a few hours before the first... Read more
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Pilipino Star
House approves 210 bills during 1st regular sessionof the 17th Congress has so far been “productive,” as far as the House of Repre
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
of the 17th Congress has so far been “productive,” as far as the House of Representatives under the leadership of Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is concerned. Among the important pieces of legislation that have been passed were bills on free college... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Speaker renews bid for Charter changeHOUSE Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Sunday vowed to convene Congress into a cons
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
HOUSE Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Sunday vowed to convene Congress into a constitutional assembly in 2018 to push for amendments to the 1987 Constitution and the shift to a federal form of government. He said the convening would push through with... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Opposition hits ML extension: Too longhe said the Supreme Court had already resolved some of the arguments that Lagma
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
he said the Supreme Court had already resolved some of the arguments that Lagman would raise in his new petition. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, meanwhile, said he was disappointed that his colleagues in Congress did not support his proposal to extend... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
BuCor-Tadeco deal backed, Justice toldwhich is a constituent of one of the most vocal critics of the JVA, Davao del N
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
which is a constituent of one of the most vocal critics of the JVA, Davao del Norte First District Rep. and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, have endorsed the Bucor-Tadeco deal. “A lot of Asuncion residents are employed in Tadeco. So Tadeco for... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Davao del Norte officials ask DOJ to favor BuCor-Tadeco dealthe resolution. The towns Panabo, Samal, and Santo Tomas also submitted their
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
the resolution. The towns Panabo, Samal, and Santo Tomas also submitted their own resolutions to the DOJ. House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez has sought a legislative probe into the joint venture agreement, which he claimed had been grossly... Read more
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Rappler
Progress in Congress? Duterte's legislative agenda in 1st yearnot an obstacle to Duterte's legislative agenda; the heads of both chambers, Se
Rappler / Posted yesterday
not an obstacle to Duterte's legislative agenda; the heads of both chambers, Senate President Koko Pimentel and Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, are his allies and fellow Mindanaoans. Yet, the administration's priorities and focus somewhat contributed... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Alvarez: No need for Congress to monitor Mindanao martial lawMANILA, Philippines— For House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, there is no need for
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines— For House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, there is no need for Congress to monitor daily incidents during the state of martial law in Mindanao, which has been extended to the end of 2017. “Alam mo, hindi na kailangang i-monitor ng... Read more
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Pilipino Star
FULL TEXT: Resolution approving the extension of Mindanao martial lawShe later told reporters that it is just a matter of getting used to being unde
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
She later told reporters that it is just a matter of getting used to being under a state of martial law. House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, meanwhile, said in an interview on ANC that while he was happy that Congress approved the extension of... Read more
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