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LP House members, allies: Duterte admin 'employing fear to defeat facts'

Sep 13, 2017 - 5:43 PM

Several members of the Liberal Party in the House – alongside a long time party ally and a PDP Laban member – slam the administration for its attacks on checks and balances

DISSENT. Representatives Kaka Bag-ao and Jose Christopher Belmonte, LP members who are part of the House justice committee, thumb down the impeachment complaints against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Araw ng Pagbasa: Like Ninoy Aquino, find hope in reading

Nov 24, 2016 - 4:04 PM

On Friday November 25 there will be simultaneous reading sessions across the country – the culminating activity to the 2016 National Reading Month

Leni Robredo's campaign anchors on youth, volunteers

Nov 28, 2015 - 8:34 AM

Supporters of the administration s vice presidential bet have just opened a volunteer center located in Katipunan Avenue near major schools

TSINELAS VOLUNTEER CENTER. Liberal Party's Representative Leni Robredo opens her support center with presidential sister Viel Aquino

Aquino to appoint Mamasapano truth body?

Feb 02, 2015 - 12:27 PM

Will this truth commission spare the President who faces questions about his role in the clash? His cousin Senator Bam Aquino says: Presidential immunity is for lawsuits This is not a suit We are not forming a court but a fact finding commission

INDEPENDENT BODY. Lawmakers from the Senate and the House file a bill creating a Truth Commission to probe the Mamasapano clash. From L-R, they are Quezon City Rep Jorge Banal, Basilan Rep Sitti Hataman, Senator Koko Pimentel, Senator TG Guingona, Senator Bam Aquino and Marikina Rep Marcelino Teodoro.    Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

Some heroes are made of these

Nov 30, 2012 - 11:57 AM

In the field of politics and governance where corruption and self interests still continue to pervade many of us continue to long for heroes who will show that good governance and leadership with integrity is indeed possible in our country

Panlilio, Padaca lament slow trial

Feb 20, 2012 - 9:24 PM

They came to support fellow Kaya Natin member Quezon City Rep Jorge Banal

100 solons show up in Senate, skip House plenary

Feb 20, 2012 - 8:59 PM

Members of the House of Representatives troop to the Senate leaving behind their House tasks

Congressmen give the prosecution panel moral support

LP solon linked to PSBank controversy

Feb 16, 2012 - 5:12 PM

Quezon City Rep Jorge Banal approached bank manager to inquire about Corona s accounts

Quezon City 3rd District Rep Jorge Banal (2nd from left) is shown with Sen Francis Pangilian, DOTC Sec Mar Roxas, an unidentified colleague and Pres Noynoy Aquino in this undated photo taken at the Senate session hall. (Photo courtesy of

#CoronaTrial: Day 19

Feb 16, 2012 - 3:06 PM

Day 19: Revelations: bank accounts closed on day Corona was impeached at the House; PSBank branch manager tells court Rep Jorge Banal went to their bank with the questioned Annex A

DAY 19. Corona Trial blow-by-blow.