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Former president Gloria Arroyo also defends President Rodrigo Duterte, saying 'it is easy to criticize when you are seated on the sidelines, but when you are the actual gladiator in the arena, the perspective is very different'
Compared to the country's Human Security Act, the Anti-Terrorism Act drops the bar even lower
The closure comes 'at the worst of times' as the nation battles the coronavirus pandemic
Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano tells his predecessor, 'hopefully, ma’am this bridge, from your speakership to mine, will also serve as bridge from your family to mine'
The once formidable Lakas-CMD is slowly increasing its numbers in the House, where its party president Martin Romualdez is the influential Majority Leader
From our archives: The Philippine military is treading dangerous waters with its counterinsurgency experiments
(UPDATED) The Office of the Ombudsman says it finds no probable cause to indict former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo of plunder over the misuse of millions in intelligence funds of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office
House Majority Leader Martin Romualdez throws a big birthday party attended by prominent personalities in Philippine politics and business
President Duterte may have been prodigious at making a mess, and far from done with it, but his is only the latest in a rarely broken run of messy Philippine leaderships
There is no main plunderer, Napoles argues. The anti-graft court says, ''The eyes are useless when the mind is blind. It is apparent that the information refers to [Jinggoy] Estrada as the mastermind of the PDAF scheme.'
While Lakas-CMD did not actively recruit members during the gathering, two lawmakers took their oath as new members of the party
This is true immortality – the antidote against all the gossip that it will all end soon
The net satisfaction rating of Senate President Vicente Sotto III stays 'very good,' while Supreme Court Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin's rating remains 'moderate'
Around 100 lawmakers from different parties brave the heavy rain to attend Leyte 1st District Representative Martin Romualdez's thanksgiving dinner
(UPDATED) Former Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo remained the least appreciated and trusted top Philippine official in her final week as a public official, according to a Pulse Asia survey
'The public can be assured that the Supreme Court has and will always act independently, and free from influence from the other branches of Government' says Supreme Court Spokesman Brian Keith Hosaka
President Rodrigo Duterte says 'no other chief executive in our history comes close' to his ally and friend, ex-president turned House speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
During her farewell dinner as House Speaker, Arroyo replies to Duterte: 'It was never my intention to be difficult with you…So I only wish that I had better EQ so I could have second-guessed everything you wanted'
Former president and House speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo says President Rodrigo Duterte 'provided the atmosphere' that led to her acquittal
Outgoing Speaker Gloria Arroyo visits the Bacolod-Silay Airport and the Northern Negros National Park
President Rodrigo Duterte says he asked House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to choose her successor but she supposedly declined
Even retirement has not made the former president ease up on the kinds of questions the media can ask
Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo goes on a 'sentimental journey' in her final week as a congresswoman
'Take a calibrated response and be as civil as they have to be. I think that's the right approach,' former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo says, referring to the administration's handling of the incident
The 10-foot steel artwork is by Filipino visual artist Joe Datuin
House Majority Leader Fredenil Castro describes Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo as 'one of the most brilliant political and academic minds in recent Philippine history'
Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo trumpets lawmakers' achievements under her one-year term, lauding the 'truly working House' for pushing the President's pet bills
The closest friends and colleagues of the country's first Mindanaoan speaker remember his closeness to the House staff and his love for the song, 'What a Wonderful World'
'We brought PDP-Laban and some of their guest candidates here. You know their qualifications, their background, how they helped us,' House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo tells her constituents
Vice President Leni Robredo's net satisfaction rating jumps to a 'good' +42 in March from a 'moderate' +27 in December 2018
Facing Chinese investors gathered in Taguig City, Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo says China is in a 'class of its own'
Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo talks about the legacy she would leave behind as she celebrated her 72nd birthday
Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo turns 72 on Friday, April 5, celebrating her birthday in her Lubao hometown
(UPDATED) 'China’s effort in opening up has really been a boost for the economies of the world,' says Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, whose presidency was marked by closer ties to China
Former president Benigno Aquino III slams Congress for failing to pass the 2019 budget on time: 'Buong-buo na sila doon, hindi pa napapa-approve.'
Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo clarifies the House has not yet withdrawn the enrolled version of the 2019 budget, contradicting her appointed negotiator San Juan City Representative Ronaldo Zamora
'We would never put the President in a position of signing an unconstitutional bill,' says Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo says Filipino legislators sought Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's advice on economic affairs
On rumors that House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will be next budget chief, outgoing secretary Benjamin Diokno says: 'That's speculative. I don't want to comment on that'
‘Never in our history have we seen this kind of killing,’ says Otso Diretso candidate Chel Diokno, who also has a petition before the Supreme Court seeking to declare the bloody campaign against illegal drugs unconstitutional
(UPDATED) But proponents of the new rice tariffication law say it will lower the price of the food staple to a level more affordable for Filipinos
House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo appears beside presidential daughter Sara Duterte to personally endorse Hugpong ng Pagbabago's Senate slate
Vice President Leni Robredo and other officials also denounce the bombing of the Jolo Cathedral
The Commission on Human Rights reiterates it opposes the measure, saying crime syndicates and persons who exploit children should be the one punished instead
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Senate President Vicente Sotto III maintains a 'very good' rating, while SC Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin is included for the first time and gets a 'moderate' score
Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo suffers from multiple cervical spondylosis which causes pain on her spine
Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo creates the panel after residents of a housing project in Quezon City reported cases of land grabbing
Lawmakers and guests wear pins that read, 'Justice for Cong. Rodel Batocabe' during the memorial service