By Gil Cabacungan
Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said on Monday that Vice President Jejomar Binay should not be afraid of attending a Senate probe into his wealth and his transactions as a mayor of Makati City years ago because he would be surrounded by his allies, including his daughter.
By Marc Jayson Cayabyab
Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. urged Vice President Jejomar Binay to appear in the Senate to defend himself from the corruption allegations against him.
By DJ Yap
Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said the House of Representatives had more important things to do than to impeach Vice President Jejomar Binay in light of recent revelations about his wealth.
Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. on Monday assured President Aquino he would be granted special powers to deal with the projected power crisis next year as soon as Congress resumes sessions next week after a three-week break.
By DJ Yap
MANILA, Philippines—House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. is not discouraged by a Pulse Asia survey showing that 85 percent of Filipinos do not favor amending the Constitution to lift the restrictions on ownership of land here by foreigners. “Maybe [it’s] not properly understood that this could only apply to residential and commercial and industrial lots, […]