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Lawmakers, House staff honor ‘the wonderful life’ of Prospero Nograles

May 07, 2019 - 2:29 PM

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'

TRIBUTE. The House of Representatives holds a Requim Mass and necrological service for the late speaker Prospero Nograles Jr on May 7, 2019. All photos by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Duterte visits former rival Prospero Nograles' wake

May 06, 2019 - 12:41 PM

The first President from Mindanao pays his respects to Prospero Nograles, the first House Speaker from Mindanao. They were political rivals but reconciled in 2015.

Photo from Office of the Cabinet Secretary

Former House Speaker Prospero Nograles dies at 71

May 04, 2019 - 1:58 PM

(5th UPDATE) 'Papa passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family,' says Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles

PROSPERO NOGRALES. Former House Speaker Prospero Nograles Jr dies at the age of 71 on May 4, 2019. Photo from the Facebook page of Prospero Nograles

House coup in 2008 not a precedent for Suarez minority, says Quimbo

Aug 09, 2018 - 4:45 PM

Marikina 2nd District Representative Miro Quimbo says a House journal proves the minority leader during the 2008 coup did not vote for the winning candidate for speaker then

'GENUINE MINORITY'. Marikina 2nd District Representative Miro Quimbo gestures as he questions the retention of Quezon 3rd District Representative Danilo Suarez as minority leader on July 30, 2018. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

House coups in 2000, 2008 'precedents' for Suarez minority

Aug 08, 2018 - 4:30 PM

House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya, a lawmaker for 17 years, says past ousters in the lower chamber support the minority leadership of Quezon 3rd District Representative Danilo Suarez

'PRECEDENTS.' House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya defends the decision of the House to retain Quezon 3rd District Representative Danilo Suarez as minority leader. Photo by Rappler

Filing cases vs ex-presidents? 'Not my style,' says Duterte

Dec 14, 2017 - 10:17 AM

The President jokes he's more likely to shoot a political rival than file cases against them

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go walk past the new portrait painting of the President which is mounted together with other portraits of former presidents at the Reception Hall of the Malacañan Palace on December 12, 2017. The President's portrait was painted by self-taught artist Ronilo Abayan. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

If Duterte orders killings, why is Trillanes still alive? – Honeylet

Oct 02, 2017 - 9:28 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte's long-time partner Honeylet Avanceña comes to his defense amid accusations that he's behind killings

DEFENSIVE. Honeylet Avancena guards President Duterte from accusations that he orders killings. Rappler file photo

Nograles son joins PDP-Laban, takes oath before Duterte

Sep 02, 2017 - 9:31 PM

Describing Karlo Nograles as one of the most powerful congressmen President Rodrigo Duterte says We can take advantage of him

KARLO NOGRALES AND RODRIGO DUTERTE. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte congratulates Davao City First District Representative Karlo Nograles after the latter was sworn in as new member of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban). Photo by Karl Norman Alonzo/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte's long-time critic, Prospero Nograles, says sorry

Sep 02, 2017 - 7:36 PM

UPDATED Long time Duterte critic Prospero Nograles vows to defend the President and go against all his enemies

RODRIGO AND PROSPERO. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte listens as former House Speaker Prospero Nograles expresses his support for the President during the birthday celebration of the latter's son Davao City First District Representative Karlo Nograles at the Mergrande Ocean Resort in Davao City on September 2, 2017. Photo by Joey Dalumpines/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Ombudsman: 18 gov't officials dismissed over PDAF scam

Jun 28, 2017 - 2:51 PM

(UPDATED) The dismissed officials are also facing graft and malversation charges before the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan

Office of the Ombudsman Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Ex-speaker Nograles faces graft charges over PDAF scam

Mar 07, 2017 - 4:32 PM

Former Davao City 1st District representative Prospero Nograles says he is ready for an 'all-out' fight before the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan

Nograles on witness vs Duterte: What is this guy talking about?

Sep 15, 2016 - 5:25 PM

UPDATED Davao City 1st District Representative Karlo Nograles counters Edgar Matobato s testimony while House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says the testimony is recycled and not credible

SENATE WITNESS. Edgar Matobato claims he was part of the Davao Death Squad, whom President Rodrigo Duterte ordered to conduct killings in Davao City when he was still mayor. Photo by LeAnneJazul/Rappler

Nograles clan 'fully supports' Duterte presidential bid

Jan 20, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Representative Karlo Nograles son of Duterte s long time rival says his family is now backing their fellow Davaoeño

NOGRALES SCION. Representative Karlo Nograles, son of Prospero Nograles Jr, says the Duterte-Nograles feud is over. Photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Duterte: I killed 700? No, make that 1,700

Dec 08, 2015 - 6:20 PM

The Davao City Mayor says his bad human rights record started as his opponent s political gimmick

'THE PUNISHER.' Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte says his bad human rights record 'started as a political gimmick' of his rival, former Davao Representative Prospero Nograles. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II

Ex-lawmakers, Arthur Yap charged over PDAF misuse

Oct 02, 2014 - 7:28 PM

After more than a year of fact finding criminal and administrative charges are slapped on 3 former lawmakers and the former agriculture secretary over the pork barrel scam

Rival NGOs beat Napoles in House 'pork barrel'

Oct 19, 2013 - 4:42 PM

Napoles may be the poster queen of pork barrel, but she does not have a monopoly of the PDAF of House members