New law allows new President to be sworn into office by barangay captain Created on April 18, 2016, 1:39 am Posted by nup

The next Philippine president may now choose to take his or her oath of office before a punong barangay (barangay head) as stated under a new law, instead of following the well-established tradition of being sworn in by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

Belmonte thumbs down House probe into -M money laundering scam Created on April 4, 2016, 2:43 am Posted by nup

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. has rejected a proposed inquiry by a member of the House of Representatives into the -million money laundering scam, saying the chamber will only step in if there are aspects that need to be clarified in the ongoing Senate probe of the heist.

Comelec assures voters of honest, credible elections Created on March 28, 2016, 2:20 am Posted by nup

The Commission on Elections will conduct a massive information campaign to educate voters on the additional features of its Vote Counting Machines (VCMs) to help ensure credible and clean elections on May 9, 2016.

House leadership calls for political ceasefire this Holy Week Created on March 21, 2016, 2:54 am Posted by nup

The leadership of the House of Representatives is calling on all candidates in the May 2016 local and national elections to voluntary declare and observe a political ceasefire this Holy Week to properly mark this period of prayer and meditation.

House mourns passing of former Senate President Jovito Salonga Created on March 14, 2016, 2:33 am Posted by nup

The House of Representatives has mourned the loss of  former Senate President Jovito Salonga,  whom it described as a staunch defender of our freedoms and a  “bastion of Philippine democracy.”



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