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Inquirier.net
Gatchalian tells Alvarez: ‘Put an end’ to sole House efforts on Cha-chaSenator Sherwin Gatchalian. (Photo from the Senate Facebook account) Senator S
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 hours ago
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian. (Photo from the Senate Facebook account) Senator Sherwin Gatchalian has urged Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez to “put an end” to the House of Representatives’ efforts to amend the Constitution without the Senate or it would end... Read more
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Sun Star
The weirdosSPEAKER Pantaleon Alvarez said the House of Representatives, after declaring it
Sun Star / Posted 4 hours ago
SPEAKER Pantaleon Alvarez said the House of Representatives, after declaring itself a Constituent Assembly (Con Ass, with the stress on the Ass), will proceed with Cha-cha (Charter change) even without the Senate, which has refused to join the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Ombudsman clears way for trial of FloirendoSpeaker Pantaleon Alvarez, erstwhile buddy and now bitter foe of Rep. Antonio F
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 hours ago
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, erstwhile buddy and now bitter foe of Rep. Antonio Floirendo, during his birthday celebration in Tagum City. —MALACAÑANG PHOTO It’s final: Ombudsman prosecutors will soon charge Davao del Norte Rep. Antonio Floirendo Jr.... Read more
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Inquirier.net
If I exceed my term, shoot me, Duterte orders troopsMr. Duterte and his officials in power. Mr. Duterte’s lieutenants in the House
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 hours ago
Mr. Duterte and his officials in power. Mr. Duterte’s lieutenants in the House of Representatives, led by Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, were working on a constituent assembly to open amendments to the Constitution and pave the way for a shift... Read more
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The Manila Times
No role for Duterte in transition govtdiscuss and agree on how to resolve the dispute over how lawmakers would vote o
The Manila Times / Posted 18 hours ago
discuss and agree on how to resolve the dispute over how lawmakers would vote over Charter change. This came after Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said the House of Representatives would convene itself into a Constituent Assembly even without the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘No Duterte term extension in federal transition’have a new President in 2022,” Roque said. Roque also remarked before a press
Pilipino Star / Posted 18 hours ago
have a new President in 2022,” Roque said. Roque also remarked before a press briefing that he is not laughing at Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez who said he was just joking when he claimed politicians who will not support the federalism moves would get... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Supreme Court eyed to break Charter change impasseis a matter that is proper and fit for interpretation by the Supreme Court,” he
Pilipino Star / Posted 18 hours ago
is a matter that is proper and fit for interpretation by the Supreme Court,” he said. With the senators’ refusal, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said the House would proceed with con-ass even without the Senate and propose constitutional amendments by... Read more
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Sun Star
Whipping the ConstitutionHOUSE Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez acts like a congressional whip. He has so far m
Sun Star / Posted 19 hours ago
HOUSE Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez acts like a congressional whip. He has so far marshalled enough support for some of President Rodrigo Duterte’s priorities to be pursued in Congress. But it is in enforcing a kind of party discipline that he is... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Roque: Proposed new charter must ensure Duterte can’t extend termhas said that Duterte’s term might be extended beyond 2022 if the country would
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
has said that Duterte’s term might be extended beyond 2022 if the country would become a federal state, while House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said a “no-election” scenario was possible in 2019. Senate, House Cha-cha voting Roque said both Houses... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Senate to insist role in Cha-cha for benefit of people—Bam AquinoCITY—The Senate will insist on being part of any move to amend the Charter desp
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CITY—The Senate will insist on being part of any move to amend the Charter despite the insistence of Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez that they could do it alone without the upper chamber, according to an opposition senator. Senator Paolo... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Sotto takes dig at House over presenting petty bill for Senate OKvote jointly on Charter change while senators are firm that voting should be do
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
vote jointly on Charter change while senators are firm that voting should be done separately. Amid the deadlock, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said the House can amend the Constitution even without the Senate. ADVERTISEMENT Don't miss out on the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
SC orders gov’t to respond in petitions vs TRAIN Lawand prices of goods. Named respondent in the first petition include President
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and prices of goods. Named respondent in the first petition include President Rodrigo Duterte, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas, Deputy Speaker Raneo Abu, and Deputy Majority Leader Arthur Defensor, Jr.... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Roque to charter framers: Unless you want Leni as president, ensure polls in 20222022 and of canceling the midterm elections in 2019 as efforts to amend the 198
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
2022 and of canceling the midterm elections in 2019 as efforts to amend the 1987 Constitution came underway. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, who is aiming to submit the draft of a new Constitution in May, said that 2019 elections might not be... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Liberal senators: Senate will not be bullied on charter changeabout it in a proper, legal manner. We will not be bullied or rushed into it,"
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
about it in a proper, legal manner. We will not be bullied or rushed into it," the Liberal Party president said. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Monday said that the Senate was not needed in efforts to amend the Constitution especially if it was... Read more
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Pilipino Star
CA justice: Sereno 'advice' to seek SC support in row with House improperjustices of the appeals court, citing its "implications on separation of powers
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
justices of the appeals court, citing its "implications on separation of powers and judicial independence." House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez reportedly dismissed the call and told Sereno to discipline the CA justices. Fernando disclosed that... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Lacson to House: Avoid looking 'pathetic' by reading Constitutionhow to read and understand simple words and literature in order to appreciate w
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
how to read and understand simple words and literature in order to appreciate what was right and wrong. On Monday, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez was unflinching on the possibility that the House would convene into a constituent assembly and propose... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Drilon: House can’t dance Cha-cha without SenateSpeaker Pantaleon Alvarez and Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon INQUIRER F
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS The House of Representatives cannot dance the “Cha-cha” (Charter change) without the Senate, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said on Tuesday. Contrary... Read more
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Minda News
Duterte to military, police: “shoot me if I exceed my term by one day”Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) told MindaNews on January 12. Duterte was then reac
Minda News / Posted yesterday
Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) told MindaNews on January 12. Duterte was then reacting to pronouncements of House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Jr. of a possible no-elections in May 2019 scenario and Senate President Aquilino Pimentel’s possible term... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Zero-budget threat a ‘joke’Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. (File photo by LYN RILLON / Philippine Daily Inquire
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. (File photo by LYN RILLON / Philippine Daily Inquirer) “Those are empty words, actually.” Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez has soft-pedalled on his threat to defund the districts of representatives who do not go along with the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Alvarez: Cha-Cha process under way without SenateHouse Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. (Photo by NOY oy Morcoso / INQUIRER.net Speak
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. (Photo by NOY oy Morcoso / INQUIRER.net Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez has declared that the House of Representatives is now in the process of amending the Constitution for the electorate’s approval—even without the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte to security forces: 'Shoot me if I overstay my term'of term extension for the President and a no-election scenario in 2019 once the
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
of term extension for the President and a no-election scenario in 2019 once the 1987 Constitution is amended. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez earlier said the 2019 midterm polls might not be necessary once the form of government is changed to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez slows down Charter change trainMANILA, Philippines — In a change of tack, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez yesterday
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines — In a change of tack, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez yesterday stepped back from the House of Representatives’ original plan to hold a plebiscite simultaneous with the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on May 14. Alvarez... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Alvarez on Cha-cha: No need to wait for Senateneed for the House of Representatives to wait for the Senate in introducing ame
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
need for the House of Representatives to wait for the Senate in introducing amendments to the Constitution, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said on Monday. In a press briefing in the afternoon, Alvarez said that the House has started "making a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Consumer group files 2nd petition vs Train at Supreme CourtCarlos Dominguez III, Internal Revenue Commissioner Caesar Dulay, Senate Presid
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Carlos Dominguez III, Internal Revenue Commissioner Caesar Dulay, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. The first petition against the Train Law was filed by Act Teachers Rep. Antonio Tinio, Bayan Muna Rep.... Read more
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Sun Star
House goes ahead sans Senate, sets public hearings on Charter changeis now in the process of amending the 1987 Constitution to pave the way for a f
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
is now in the process of amending the 1987 Constitution to pave the way for a federal form of government, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said Monday, January 22. At a press conference, Alvarez said both chambers of the 17th Congress need not... Read more
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Sun Star
Zero budget threat a joke, says AlvarezHOUSE Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said he was only joking when he threatened to g
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
HOUSE Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said he was only joking when he threatened to give zero budget to anti-federalism lawmakers. In a television interview on Monday, January 22, Alvarez retracted the statement he made during the oath taking of PDP-Laban... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Alvarez on backlash to 'zero budget' threat: Why so serious?MANILA, Philippines — House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez was only joking when he t
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez was only joking when he threatened to cut the budgets of local politicians who would not support the administration's shift to a federal form of government, the leader of the lower house now... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Alvarez soft-pedals on zero budget threat: ‘It was a joke’House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. (Photo by Noy Morcoso/INQUIRER.net) “It was a
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. (Photo by Noy Morcoso/INQUIRER.net) “It was a joke.” This was how Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez played down on Monday his earlier statement, threatening zero-budget for politicians who will not support the federalism... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Lacson: SC can’t force Senate to join House in Con-assposition that will pose a political question that is beyond the jurisdiction of
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
position that will pose a political question that is beyond the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court,” Puno said. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez had threatened a House-only Con-ass after the Senate, insisting on separate voting on proposed amendments,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Working on the railroadshould be wondering what has happened to the party’s supposed democratic ideals
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
should be wondering what has happened to the party’s supposed democratic ideals. The statement over the weekend by Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, that it is Senate President Koko Pimentel’s duty to attend the House constituent assembly or con-ass –... Read more
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Pilipino Star
House sees Sereno impeachment by Marchlawyer Lorenzo Gadon filed against Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno to the Sena
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
lawyer Lorenzo Gadon filed against Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno to the Senate by the last week of March, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez disclosed. “Before we go on break (for the Holy Week), we might be able to file it because we have already... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Biz groups: Con-con for federalism shiftto the ASEAN Economic Community and its intent to form closer trade relationshi
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
to the ASEAN Economic Community and its intent to form closer trade relationships with other economies. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez has been urging Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III to join the constituent assembly initiated by the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Alvarez to Sereno: Why the hurry to go to Senate?House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno. (File pho
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno. (File photos by LYN RILLON and GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE / Philippine Daily Inquirer) “Maybe she wants to hurry up and go to Senate because she thinks she has the numbers there.” This... Read more
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Sun Star
Youth group: Alvarez "zero budget" proof of pork existenceA YOUTH partylist group believes the threat of Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez to giv
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
A YOUTH partylist group believes the threat of Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez to give "zero budget" to opposition lawmakers is proof that pork still exists in the 2018 national budget. On Thursday, Alvarez was quoted in a public event saying those who do... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Lacson reminds Alvarez: One chamber can't decide for both housesMANILA, Philippines — Sen. Panfilo “Ping” Lacson on Saturday took to Twitter to
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Panfilo “Ping” Lacson on Saturday took to Twitter to remind House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez that the lower chamber cannot decide for both houses. “Somebody please tell the Speaker and his congressmen followers that under a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Alvarez should talk to Senate leaders about Cha-cha — LacsonSen. Panfilo Lacson and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS I
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Sen. Panfilo Lacson and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS It is high time that House of Representatives leaders discuss Charter change (Cha-cha) with Senate leaders because the upper chamber was already firm on its stand, Senator... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Koko Pimentel shrugs off Speaker’s threat, says they’re both for federalismGive Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez space to say what’s on his mind in pushing for a
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Give Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez space to say what’s on his mind in pushing for a federal form of government because the Constitution guarantees free speech, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III said on Saturday. Coming to the defense of his party... Read more
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The Manila Times
House Cha-cha doomed – Drilonto the people, through a plebiscite, its proposed Charter amendments without th
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
to the people, through a plebiscite, its proposed Charter amendments without the participation of the Senate. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez had vowed that the lower chamber would revise the 1987 Constitution even without the Senate’s... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Speaker: Koko should attend con-assMANILA, Philippines — Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez expects Senate President Aquili
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez expects Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III to attend the constituent assembly (con-ass) the House of Representatives would convene soon to draft a federal constitution. In interviews over the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Palace won’t meddle in Cha-cha tug-of-warhope the two chambers would come to an agreement on the issue of joint assembly
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
hope the two chambers would come to an agreement on the issue of joint assembly and joint voting on amendments. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez has vowed to push ahead with the plan to convene Congress as a constituent assembly (con-ass) with or... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pimentel brushes aside Alvarez’s ‘bullying’: Just let him say what he wantsSenate President Aquilino Pimentel III and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez ( Fi
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez ( File photo from the Philippine Daily Inquirer) Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III downplayed on Saturday House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez’ “bullying” of lawmakers... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Drilon: Alvarez’ Con-ass on the road to cemeterySpeaker Pantaleon Alvarez and Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon INQUIRER F
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez’ “Senate-less” constituent assembly (Con-ass) would go nowhere but to the cemetery, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Ombudsman affirms filing of graft rap vs Floirendothe Constitution or by any law from having any interest.” The decision stemmed
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
the Constitution or by any law from having any interest.” The decision stemmed from a complainant filed by House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez alleging that Floirendo, the biggest financier of President Rodrigo Duterte’s presidential bid, continues... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Do not rush Charter change, Pimentel tells lawmakerspublic should know what they are supporting and that is why, I think, it will t
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
public should know what they are supporting and that is why, I think, it will take more than three months.) House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said Congress would pass the draft federal Charter by May so the plebiscite that would ratify it would be... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Lacson to Alvarez: PH Congress is bicameralSen. Panfilo Lacson and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS S
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Sen. Panfilo Lacson and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS Sen. Panfilo Lacson reminded House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Saturday that the Philippine Congress is a bicameral system and a chamber could not unilaterally pass any... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Do not rush Charter change, Pimentel tells lawakerspublic should know what they are supporting and that is why, I think, it will t
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
public should know what they are supporting and that is why, I think, it will take more than three months.) House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said Congress would pass the draft federal Charter by May so the plebiscite that would ratify it would be... Read more
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Inquirier.net
3 Visayas local execs favor federalismTACLOBAN CITY-There is apparently no need for Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez to thre
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
TACLOBAN CITY-There is apparently no need for Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez to threaten local officials into supporting the administration’s push to revise the 1987 Constitution and federalize the government. Local officials of Leyte, Northern Samar and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pimentel Jr. tells Alvarez: Nobody stays in power foreverSpeaker Pantaleon Alvarez and former Sen. Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr. Nobody
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Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and former Sen. Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr. Nobody stays in power forever and it will always come to an end. This was the reminder of former Sen. Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr. to Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, who had warned... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Gov: No need for threats over Cha-chaHouse Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. Photo by Noy Morcoso/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. Photo by Noy Morcoso/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez need not make threats to push the shift to a federal form of government through Charter change (Cha-cha) because it already had widespread... Read more
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The Manila Times
Senators slam Alvarez for Cha-cha threatsSENATORS slammed Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez for calling on the electorate to vot
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
SENATORS slammed Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez for calling on the electorate to vote in the 2019 midterm polls against candidates who did not support federalism. “The issue at this point is the brazen move of the House to impose and railroad Charter... Read more
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