Alfred Vargas - updates

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Ex-Kapamilya Legarda, Vargas explain their silence during ABS-CBN voting

Jul 11, 2020 - 8:29 PM

Representatives Loren Legarda and Alfred Vargas were Kapamilya before they joined politics

AVOIDING CONFLICT OF INTEREST. Pictured here are Antique Representative Loren Legarda and Quezon City 5th District Representative Alfred Vargas. File photos by Rappler

DepEd supports proposed no-homework policy

Aug 28, 2019 - 9:54 PM

The proposed bills will help students 'find balance between their academic development and personal growth' and spend time with their families, says the education department

NO HOMEWORK. The Department of Education supports the no homework bills filed in the House of Representatives. Photo by Albert Calvelo/PRIB

Alfred Vargas, wife Yasmine welcome son

Dec 24, 2018 - 1:42 PM

Meet the couple's son, Alfredo Cristiano

PDP-Laban welcomes 5 more ex-LP lawmakers

May 10, 2017 - 5:33 PM

UPDATED In defending their departure from LP Representatives Geraldine Roman and Alfred Vargas say there is overwhelming support for President Rodrigo Duterte in their respective districts

PARTY HOPPING. A total of 10 lawmakers, 5 formerly from the Liberal Party, jump ship to PDP-Laban on May 10. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Yellow no more: Roman, 3 other LP lawmakers jumping ship to PDP-Laban

May 10, 2017 - 1:00 PM

3rd UPDATE Liberal Party lawmakers in the House are now down to 28 as an impeachment complaint looms against the party chairperson Vice President Leni Robredo

HELLO, PDP-LABAN. Representatives Geraldine Roman, Alfred Vargas, Ansarruddin Adiong, and Nancy Catamco are now members of the ruling party. Photos from House of Representatives

Relatives seek justice after Tanay bus accident

Feb 22, 2017 - 7:35 AM

Representatives from Bestlink College of the Philippines and Panda Coach Tourist and Transport Inc were a no show during a dialogue with the victims relatives organized by a lawmaker

Police and soldiers stand guard next to a tourist bus which hit an electric post in Tanay town, Rizal province, east of Manila on February 20, 2017. Stringer/AFP

Bill seeks to institutionalize public transport discount for students

Aug 27, 2016 - 8:30 AM

House Bill No 72 seeks to give students up to the age of 30 a 20 discount on all public transportation during the school year including weekends and holidays

20% OFF. Quezon City 5th District Representative Alfred Vargas III wants to institutionalize student fare discounts.

Bill seeks to create People’s Broadcasting Corp to replace PTV-4

Aug 12, 2016 - 3:34 PM

The proposed new government TV station is envisioned to meet international standards

NEW GOV'T TV STATION. Quezon City 5th District Representative Alfred Vargas files a bill establishing the People's Broadcasting Corporation.

Alfred Vargas proposes to wife Yasmine for church wedding

Jul 24, 2016 - 1:12 PM

Alfred and Yasmine s church wedding is happening in 2017

Alfred Vargas on 'Encantadia' reboot, public service

May 11, 2016 - 8:08 PM

Alfred who played Aquil in the 2005 version talks about the show s comeback on television and being a government official

Inside Balay: Who's who in the Roxas campaign

Mar 04, 2016 - 2:13 PM

It s a mix of family members former and current government officials and LP and coalition stalwarts

YELLOW CAMPAIGN. Who are Roxas' most trusted people in his 2016 run? Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Wooing QC: Unopposed allies, local leaders key for LP

Feb 18, 2016 - 2:29 PM

But even if Quezon City officials don yellow clinching the nod of the vote rich city might not be that easy for the LP tandem

LP IN QC. Party standard-bearer Mar Roxas is joined by Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista, and Liberal Party vice chairpersons Senate President Franklin Drilon and House Speaker Sonny Belmonte. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

'Penalize owner, not driver, for smoke-belching vehicles'

Jan 04, 2016 - 11:50 AM

A House bill says transferring liability to just the vehicle owner will help address smoke belching

Celebrities running, supporting candidates in the 2016 national elections

Oct 15, 2015 - 3:40 PM

Many celebrities are also running for positions this coming 2016 while other candidates filed for COCs accompanied by celebrity supporters

Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Bicolano lawmakers vow bloc vote for De Lima if she runs for senator

Aug 18, 2015 - 8:00 AM

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima says she will announce her decision on whether or not to run for the Senate on August 27 her birthday

2016 BID? Lawmakers push for the Senate candidacy of Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. Photo from #Lima2016 movement

Belmonte, lawmakers back youth rep in disaster councils

May 18, 2015 - 5:05 PM

The National Youth Commission is pushing for youth representation in national and local disaster risk management councils to ensure their voice is heard

A fighting chance for patients with rare diseases

May 08, 2014 - 9:42 PM

In the Philippines those who suffer from rare diseases depend on government for their expensive treatment Lawmakers are trying to address the patients needs further

DREAM: DOCTOR. Patients like Ziv Morejon (R) who are diagnosed with rare diseases can also enjoy a decent quality of life if the right support system is in place. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

LP bets lead in QC polls

May 14, 2013 - 2:02 PM

Liberal party bets leads local races in Quezon City

Vargas, Alfred

Jan 01, 2012 - 8:00 AM