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Manila Standard Today
DENR quizzed on TADECO-BuCor dealmanagement of BuCor in the Dapecol and the subject of the JVA. Pimentel’s pane
Manila Standard Today / Posted 8 hours ago
management of BuCor in the Dapecol and the subject of the JVA. Pimentel’s panel has probed into the matter after Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez filed House Resolution 867 filed to get into the nitty-gritty of the controversy. In filing the... Read more
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Gulf News
Duterte calls on Congress to lower age of criminal responsibility from 15 to nineage of criminal responsibility from 15 to nine, a call that supports the passag
Gulf News / Posted 13 hours ago
age of criminal responsibility from 15 to nine, a call that supports the passage of a proposed bill filed by House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez at the House of Representatives in early 2017.Drug syndicates are tapping minors as runners, said Duterte... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Twinkling with Ninfa Leonardiais filing graft raps against Rep. Antonio Floirendo, the country's banana magna
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 19 hours ago
is filing graft raps against Rep. Antonio Floirendo, the country's banana magnate, because of a complaint filed by Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. Now weren't those two said to be the best of friends before until their girlfriends quarreled during the... Read more
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Sun Star
Regaining formserved on the Duterte administration: the days of its strutting around like a p
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
served on the Duterte administration: the days of its strutting around like a peacock may be over. It wasn’t House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez who announced the Lower Chamber’s (pun intended) decision to restore the budgets of the Commission on Human... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Never again to martial law’on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) to just P1,000 by Mr. Duterte’s majority allies in
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) to just P1,000 by Mr. Duterte’s majority allies in the House of Representatives. (Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez has relented and agreed to restore the budgets of the CHR, NCIP and Energy Regulatory Commission.) Stand... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Ombudsman to file graft raps vs Floirendoa joint venture agreement with the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor). The case aro
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
a joint venture agreement with the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor). The case arose from a complaint filed by House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez in March against Floirendo, his estranged ally, for violating the antigraft law, which disallows public... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Confusion and divisionand among government officials. Most notable in this connection is the belliger
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
and among government officials. Most notable in this connection is the belligerent reaction particularly of House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez against critics and oppositionists. He has threatened them with that all sorts of complaints and actions to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Resignation callsIt was my first time to meet and talk with House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez in a
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
It was my first time to meet and talk with House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez in a one-on-one interview last Wednesday. Since Alvarez was installed Speaker at the 17th Congress in July last year, we’ve been trying to invite him to guest in our Kapihan... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Council certifies new Bangsamoro proposalto President Duterte’s call for “just and lasting peace for a unified nation,”
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
to President Duterte’s call for “just and lasting peace for a unified nation,” Arroyo said in filing the bill. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez earlier assured the stakeholders concerned that the House will do its “part to help find peace in... Read more
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The Manila Times
House to adopt Senate bill postponing village pollsRepresentatives had expressed its intent to adopt the Senate bill. Senate majo
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
Representatives had expressed its intent to adopt the Senate bill. Senate majority leader Vicente Sotto 3rd said Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and House Majority Leader Rodolfo Farinas informed him about the willingness of the lower chamber to adopt... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Legarda: With CHR funding restored, national budget will be passed soonernight, the House restored the proposed allocations of the three agencies for ne
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
night, the House restored the proposed allocations of the three agencies for next year after a dialog between Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and the heads of the three agencies. Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III said the House move to... Read more
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The Manila Times
Ombudsman orders filing of graft case vs. Davao del Norte lawmakerBureau of Corrections (BuCor) and an agricultural firm in 2003. This stemmed f
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) and an agricultural firm in 2003. This stemmed from a complaint filed in March by Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez against Floirendo over the renewed agreement with the Tagum Agricultural Development Company (Tadeco) for... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
After awarding only $20, Philippines to restore human rights commission budgetrights body would have its budget for next year restored after its Chairman Jos
Asian Correspondent / Posted 2 days ago
rights body would have its budget for next year restored after its Chairman Jose Luis Gascon appealed to the House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. Alvarez had previously called the body “useless” and said in regards to the CHR’s investigation of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Floirendo raps a ’cause for concern’ for solons with businesses?with the Bureau of Corrections. But, the Ombudsman acknowledged this move—whic
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
with the Bureau of Corrections. But, the Ombudsman acknowledged this move—which arose from a complaint by House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez—would open up other lawmakers to graft charges just for holding small stakes in companies dealing with... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte okays certification of BBL as ‘urgent’Youth Commission Chair Aiza Seguerrra. Lawmakers present were Senate President
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Youth Commission Chair Aiza Seguerrra. Lawmakers present were Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Senators Ralph Recto, Vicente Sotto III, Franklin Drilon, Cynthia Villar, Loren Legarda, and... Read more
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Sun Star
House restores CHR, 2 other agencies' original budgetsKarlo Nograles said the decision to restore the budget for the three agencies c
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
Karlo Nograles said the decision to restore the budget for the three agencies came after its heads pleaded to House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez with his and House Majority Leader Rodolfo Farinas' help. According to Nograles, CHR Chair Chito Gascon... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Ombudsman approves Speaker’s graft complaint vs. FloirendoPantaleon Alvarez and Antonio Floirendo Jr. FILE PHOTOS Ombudsman Conchita Car
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Pantaleon Alvarez and Antonio Floirendo Jr. FILE PHOTOS Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales has found probable cause to charge Davao Del Norte Rep. Antonio “Tonyboy” Floirendo Jr. for graft for alleged pecuniary interest in a joint venture agreement... Read more
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Inquirier.net
House restores proposed budgets for CHR, ERC, NCIPcommittee chair, Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles, on Wednesday said his panel had be
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
committee chair, Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles, on Wednesday said his panel had been given the green light by Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez to endorse the restoration of the budgets of the CHR, the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) and the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
House panel restores budget of CHR, 2 other agenciesvoted 119-32 to appropriate only a measly P1,000 to fund the agency's operation
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
voted 119-32 to appropriate only a measly P1,000 to fund the agency's operations for next year. After the vote, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez remained adamant and said that although his chamber was open to negotiations it would not just give in to... Read more
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Reuters
Philippine Congress agrees to restore rights commission budget from $20to restore the budget and that of two other agencies was made after a “frank bu
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
to restore the budget and that of two other agencies was made after a “frank but cordial” meeting between House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and CHR head Chito Gascon. “The Duterte government is not the enemy. We are one with the CHR in the fight... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Panel cleared to restore budget of CHR, 2 othersCommission and the National Commission on Indigenous People after the heads of
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
Commission and the National Commission on Indigenous People after the heads of the three offices appealed to Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. The breakthrough was achieved after CHR Chairman Jose Luis Gascon, ERC Commissioner Geronimo Sta. Ana and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
House panel restores budget of CHR, 2 other agenciesvoted 119-32 to appropriate only a measly P1,000 to fund the agency's operation
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
voted 119-32 to appropriate only a measly P1,000 to fund the agency's operations for next year. After the vote, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez remained adamant and said that although his chamber was open to negotiations it would not just give in to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
House restores CHR, ERC, NCIP budgetsAna, and NCIP Chair Leonor Oralde-Quintayo sought his and Majority Leader Rodol
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Ana, and NCIP Chair Leonor Oralde-Quintayo sought his and Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas’ help to appeal before Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. ADVERTISEMENT In the statement, Nograles said Gascon agreed that the CHR should expand its... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte ‘not interested’ in appointing barangay officials’pag sinabi ninyo i-appoint na lang, sinabi ko kanina sa House of Representativ
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
’pag sinabi ninyo i-appoint na lang, sinabi ko kanina sa House of Representatives, through the Speaker [Pantaleon Alvarez]… Huwag mong ibigay sa akin mag-appoint-appoint. Ayaw ko. Ibigay ninyo sa iba,” he said. On Wednesday, the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Lagman urges House to restore CHR budgetsenators have vowed to fight for the CHR’s budget, in response to public outcry
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
senators have vowed to fight for the CHR’s budget, in response to public outcry to the House’s move. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez in a Sept. 14 radio interview, however, vowed the House “can’t always yield to whatever they want” and said... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Alvarez admits going through ‘painful’ initiation rites, tooHouse Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/LYN RILLON House Speaker
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/LYN RILLON House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez admitted on Wednesday that he had experienced “painful” initiation rites when he joined the fraternity at the Ateneo de Manila University. During the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Alvarez slams CHR chair anew: Is he really a lawyer?Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/LYN RILLON “Gascon is really st
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/LYN RILLON “Gascon is really stupid! Hindi ko alam kung abogado ba talaga siya (I am not sure if he’s a real lawyer)!” These were the new scathing remarks of Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Commission on... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Alvarez: Farinas’ bid for traffic violation immunity rules-based, but…Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. PATHRICIA ANN V. ROXAS/INQUIRER.net Speaker Pantale
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. PATHRICIA ANN V. ROXAS/INQUIRER.net Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez defended on Wednesday majority leader Rudy Fariñas’ proposal that representatives be exempted from minor traffic violations to allow them to attend sessions in... Read more
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Minda News
Grave Reservationand set another meeting on September 14 together with Senate and House leaders
Minda News / Posted 4 days ago
and set another meeting on September 14 together with Senate and House leaders led by Senate President Pimentel and Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. In that meeting, President Duterte vowed again “to push for the passage of the BBL”. In the September 14... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
IBP pleads for workable CHR budgetHouse’s decision to give the CHR a P1,000 budget next year drew criticism from
Manila Standard Today / Posted 4 days ago
House’s decision to give the CHR a P1,000 budget next year drew criticism from various sectors, but House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez defended the move saying the agency was too one-sided in its criticism of the government’s anti-drug war,... Read more
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The Manila Times
9,000 Negros officials to join PDP-Labanto Rep. Alfredo Benitez (3rd District). Benitez said he has invited House Spea
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
to Rep. Alfredo Benitez (3rd District). Benitez said he has invited House Speaker and PDP-Laban Secretary-General Pantaleon Alvarez and Senate President Aquilino Pimentel 3rd, PDP- Laban president, to swear in the new party... Read more
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Inquirier.net
P1,000 budget for CHR an affront to the rule of law — IBPand independence of the CHR and is thus an affront to the rule of law,” the IBP
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
and independence of the CHR and is thus an affront to the rule of law,” the IBP said. ADVERTISEMENT House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said the CHR is protecting criminals and suspects in the government’s war on drugs but silent on the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Congressmen above traffic rules – Fariñas– from Monday to Wednesday. Homepage ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionma
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
– from Monday to Wednesday. Homepage ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 The House leadership under Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez has adopted a policy of closing all the entry and exit doors of the plenary hall at the Batasan Pambansa... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Traffic men urged: Go easy on lawmakerstraffic-related offenses attending sessions at the Batasang Pambansa Complex.
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
traffic-related offenses attending sessions at the Batasang Pambansa Complex. He said as provided by the rules, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez may surrender to authorities the House members who had violated traffic rules once the session was... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Rody vows to keep CHR ‘hanging’ till Gascon quitsoverseas Filipino workers. “We have never felt the support of the CHR to the O
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
overseas Filipino workers. “We have never felt the support of the CHR to the OFW sector,” Bertiz said. Earlier, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez demanded the resignation of all CHR officials, including Gascon, if the Commission would want to restore... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Majority solons come out to defend vote for P1,000 CHR budgetthey voted to approve on second reading the proposed 2018 budget, which include
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
they voted to approve on second reading the proposed 2018 budget, which included the defunded CHR appropriation. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said the CHR deserved to get such a measly budget for protecting the rights of criminal syndicates. He... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Twinkling with Ninfa Leonardiaover P1,000 CHR budget for 2018�. That was the top story of the Manila Bulletin
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 5 days ago
over P1,000 CHR budget for 2018�. That was the top story of the Manila Bulletin. That was supposedly declared by Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. As far as I can remember, the Senators have announced that they will maintain the former budget of the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
6 justices to testify vs SerenoCourt justices, will testify against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno in impe
Manila Standard Today / Posted 6 days ago
Court justices, will testify against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno in impeachment proceedings in Congress, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said Sunday. Alvarez also dismissed the claim of Sereno’s spokesman, Carlo Cruz, that the complaint would... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte party-mate raises ‘reenactment’ of 2017 CHR budgetwhen the two chambers would reconcile their versions of the General Appropriati
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
when the two chambers would reconcile their versions of the General Appropriations Act. ADVERTISEMENT But, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said this week that he would not yield to the desire of senators to restore funding for the agency mandated... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte slams CHR chief: Are you a pedophile?for its decision to trim down the budget of the constitutional body. Alavrez: c
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
for its decision to trim down the budget of the constitutional body. Alavrez: critics of CHR budget cut are ‘gago’ Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez yesterday said critics of the House’s decision to give CHR a mere P1,000 budget are “gago” or... Read more
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Minda News
Draft Bangsamoro Basic Law still in limbowould convene a meeting on September 14 to be attended by Senate President Aqui
Minda News / Posted 7 days ago
would convene a meeting on September 14 to be attended by Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza, the 20-member BTC, the government’s peace... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pimentel seeks middle ground on CHR budgetthat reason and compassion will prevail and that the legislature will do what i
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
that reason and compassion will prevail and that the legislature will do what is best for our people,” he said. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez agreed the three agencies could still continue to operate and the House remained open to compromise during... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Martial law an option, but . . .massive protests by antigovernment groups. “We do not have those indications i
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
massive protests by antigovernment groups. “We do not have those indications in our reports,” Lorenzana said. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez also dismissed reports that the President might declare martial law in response to the Sept. 21 rally. “He... Read more
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Inquirier.net
CHR chair full of himself, says AlvarezCHR Chair Chito Gascon LYN RILLON Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez accused Commission
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
CHR Chair Chito Gascon LYN RILLON Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez accused Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Chair Jose Luis Martin Gascon of being “thick-skinned” and “too full of himself” to the detriment of people’s interests. Saying the CHR had failed... Read more
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The Manila Times
Propose good programs to restore budget, CHR toldTHIS time, it’s not just about the resignation of Human Rights Commissioner Chi
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
THIS time, it’s not just about the resignation of Human Rights Commissioner Chito Gascon. For Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) can get back its P678-million budget for 2018 if it could come up with programs that would... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Congress may restore CHR budgetmatter that the Palace will respect. As far as we know, we submitted a budget f
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
matter that the Palace will respect. As far as we know, we submitted a budget for CHR,” he added. At the House, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said yesterday senators “are dreaming” if they think they can fully restore CHR’s budget. He stressed he... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Pledges swamp lawyers’ group kitty drive for CHRsenator Rene Saguisag, earlier urged the public to join a fund drive for the em
Manila Standard Today / Posted 8 days ago
senator Rene Saguisag, earlier urged the public to join a fund drive for the embattled CHR. They also slammed Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and the 119 congressmen who voted to allocate P1,000 for the agency, saying their action violated the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Fund free tuition law than CHR—AlvarezSPEAKER Pantaleon Alvarez on Friday backed a proposal to reallocate the Commiss
Manila Standard Today / Posted 8 days ago
SPEAKER Pantaleon Alvarez on Friday backed a proposal to reallocate the Commission on Human Rights’ proposed P678-million budget for 2018 to finance the implementation of the free college education law. He said he would rather finance President... Read more
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International Business Times
Philippines President Duterte may declare nationwide martial law if protests go out of hand is, indeed very concerned because it might get out of hand," added Lorenzana.
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
is, indeed very concerned because it might get out of hand," added Lorenzana. Asked about the situation, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, one of Duterte's closest establishment figures, said on Friday that the scenario of a nationwide martial... Read more
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Pilipino Star
House leaders: CHR commissioners ignorant of Constitutionhouse said the budget was for allegedly being selective in protecting the human
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
house said the budget was for allegedly being selective in protecting the human rights of Filipinos. According to Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, the CHR can get its budget if it will be able to present a program that will show that it is really... Read more
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