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‘Not the end of the world’

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Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

There’s a possibility that the 2015 budget will be a reenacted one but “it won’t be the end of the world if it happens,” said House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr.

Posted: September 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Recycled budget for 2015 feared

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Navotas Rep. Toby Tiangco: Lack of quorum threat.  FILE PHOTO

The specter of a reenacted 2015 national budget looms after Navotas Rep. Toby Tiangco has threatened to keep invoking the lack of a quorum in House plenary debates on next year’s General Appropriations Act.

Posted: September 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

House leaders oppose Arroyo suspension

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Former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The leadership of the House of Representatives will challenge a Sandiganbayan order preventively suspending former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo from office for 90 days in connection with a graft case.

Posted: September 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Petilla will explain Aquino emergency powers before Congress

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ENERGY Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla will have to explain to Congress the parameters of President Benigno Aquino III’s requested emergency powers, Malacañang said Wednesday.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Arroyo may only be suspended through Congress vote

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The House of Representatives will have to vote as a chamber if it would suspend former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Arroyo for graft over the NBN-ZTE deal, a House leader said.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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