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Party-list reps Paduano, Salo withdraw authorship of ABS-CBN franchise bills

Jul 09, 2020 - 6:50 PM

The party-list congressmen say ABS-CBN failed to properly rebut the allegations thrown at the network in the past month

NOT SUPPORTING ABS-CBN ANYMORE. (From L-R) Pictured here are Abang Lingkod Representative Joseph Stephen Paduano and Kabayan Representative Ron Salo. Photos courtesy of the House of Representatives' website

Lawmakers reject 'stupid' proposal to regulate campaign spending, contributions

Feb 19, 2020 - 3:02 PM

Deputy Speaker Johnny Pimentel argues that it is 'restrictive' and 'unrealistic' for the state to regulate even the contributions given to candidates during the campaign

CHARTER CHANGE TALKS. The House constitutional amendments committee holds a hearing on February 19, 2020. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Lawmakers want Daraga town under Comelec control

Jan 03, 2019 - 7:45 PM

Some congressmen want the government to preventively suspend and issue a hold departure order against Daraga Mayor Carlwyn Baldo

ALLEGED MASTERMIND. Daraga Mayor Carlwyn Baldo is accused of hiring a private armed group to kill AKO Bicol Representative Rodel Batocabe. Photo from Baldo's Facebook page

Arroyo, lawmakers condemn killing of Batocabe

Dec 22, 2018 - 6:08 PM

(6th UPDATE) Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and other lawmakers call for a speedy probe into the killing of AKO Bicol Representative Rodel Batocabe

COLLEAGUES. In this Facebook photo posted on July 26, 2018, the late AKO Bicol Representative Rodel Batocabe is seen with Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo at the House of Representatives. Photo from Batocabe's Facebook page

Kabayan Representative Ciriaco Calalang dies

Sep 23, 2018 - 11:40 AM

Kabayan Representative Ron Salo says the late Ciriaco Calalang was a 'good, favorite uncle' within their party

REST IN PEACE. The late Kabayan Representative Ciriaco Calalang was sworn in as a lawmaker on January 20, 2018. Photo by Kabayan

Kabayan's Salo changes tune, endorses Roque for Senate

Mar 22, 2018 - 1:25 PM

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque's former nemesis in the House endorses a possible bid for the Senate in 2019

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque announces that the scholarship program for medical students and midwifery are now available in three partner schools in Cebu and Visayas during a press briefing at the New Executive Building in Malacañang on February 19, 2018. YANCY LIM

Kabayan reps want Philippine capital moved to Davao City

Jan 17, 2018 - 10:20 AM

Kabayan Representatives Ron Salo and Ciriaco Calalang file a bill that aims to move the country's seat of government from Manila to Davao

Roque not dropping ethics complaints vs Salo

Nov 08, 2017 - 5:55 PM

The fight continues even as former Kabayan representative Harry Roque has already joined a different branch of government

KABAYAN SQUABBLE. Palace Spokesman Harry Roque (left) and Kabayan Representative Ron Salo continue to argue, this time over who should be taking over Roque's post in the House. File photo of Roque by Rappler, photo of Salo from his Facebook account

As Roque joins Malacañang, Kabayan squabbles over his replacement

Nov 06, 2017 - 6:48 PM

Harry Roque, Palace spokesman, and Ron Salo, Kabayan representative, continue to argue over the fate of the party's representation in the House

KABAYAN SQUABBLE. Palace Spokesman Harry Roque (left) and Kabayan Representative Ron Salo continue to argue, this time over who should be taking over Roque's post int he House. File photo of Roque by Rappler, photo of Salo from his Facebook account

Incoming Duterte spokesman Harry Roque still wants Kabayan's Salo out

Nov 01, 2017 - 2:14 PM

(UPDATED) Harry Roque, first nominee of Kabayan party list, is set to leave the House as he becomes President Rodrigo Duterte's next spokesman

INCOMING SPOKESMAN. Despite his pending exit from the House, Harry Roque wants the ethics committee to decide on his case against fellow Kabayan partylist nominee Ron Salo. Rappler file photo

Kabayan moves to oust Harry Roque again

Aug 08, 2017 - 3:25 PM

UPDATED The party files a petition before the Commission on Elections and an ethics complaint before the House of Representatives

PARTY LIST INFIGHTING. Kabayan party list again tries to oust Representative Harry Roque from his post. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

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House subpanel approves bill retaining 15 as criminal responsibility age

May 23, 2017 - 12:36 PM

The measure proposes stiffer penalties for parents and syndicates using children to commit crimes while focusing on the improved rehabilitation of children in conflict with the law

APPROVED. The House subcommittee on correctional reforms gives its nod to the bill maintaining 15 as the minimum age of criminal responsibility. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

LIVE: House hearing on minimum age of criminal liability

May 23, 2017 - 9:42 AM

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House subpanel to ditch proposal lowering criminal responsibility age

May 22, 2017 - 1:50 PM

After months long consultations Representative Ron Salo says the subpanel on correctional reforms will instead propose amendments strengthening the existing Juvenile Justice Act of 2006

HOPE STILL ALIVE? Some rehabilitation centers for child offenders have poor to inhumane conditions. File photo by Rappler

FULL TEXT: Party stand trumps conscience vote on death penalty – Salo

Mar 08, 2017 - 8:55 AM

Kabayan Representative Ron Salo a preacher says he personally opposes the death penalty but he cast the yes vote of the party he represents

VOTED YES. Kabayan Representative Ron Salo explains his vote in favor of the death penalty. Screengrab from

Cabinet told: Attend House hearings on Duterte's pet bills

Feb 22, 2017 - 4:30 PM

Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas says critics of President Rodrigo Duterte s priority bills may use the Cabinet officials absence to argue against the passage of the measures

THE PRESIDENT'S MEN. Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas says Cabinet officials, as alter egos of President Rodrigo Duterte, should be supporting the latter's legislative agenda. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Harry Roque files criminal charges against party mates

Feb 16, 2017 - 7:10 PM

Kabayan Representative Harry Roque accuses his party mates of violating his parliamentary immunity when they issued a resolution removing him from Kabayan

THE COMPLAINANT. Kabayan Representative Harry Roque swears in his affidavit sworn before State Prosecutor Susan Azarcon. Photo from Roque's office

Roque files ethics complaint vs De Lima over Bilibid drug trade

Feb 16, 2017 - 3:00 PM

UPDATED Kabayan Representative Harry Roque claims Senator Leila de Lima had conspired with his party mate Representative Ron Salo to hide their alleged involvement in the drug trade

ONE MORE CASE. Senator Leila de Lima is already facing a number of other complaints for supposed involvement in the illegal drug trade at the New Bilibid Prison. File photo by Jasmin Dulay

Harry Roque files indirect contempt charges vs party mate

Feb 03, 2017 - 12:50 PM

Kabayan Representative Harry Roque says his party mate Representative Ron Salo and the latter s chief of staff violated the confidentiality clause of the Rules of Court

KABAYAN CIVIL WAR. Kabayan Representative Harry Roque files another complaint against his party mate Ron Salo. Photo of Roque by Rappler, photo of Salo from his Facebook account

Harry Roque's conflicts with party mates escalate into disbarment case

Jan 16, 2017 - 5:47 PM

The human rights lawyer is being accused of spreading lies against his party mate and fellow Kabayan congressman Ron Salo

Kabayan Rep Harry Roque is embroiled in highly-publicized conflicts with his party mates

Rep Harry Roque under investigation by own party

Dec 12, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Kabayan s Pastor Cesar Pabuayon says Representative Harry Roque s questions on the De Lima Dayan love affair during a House hearing greatly affected the moral sensibilities of the party elders

BEING PROBED. Kabayan Representative Harry Roque is being investigated by his own party-list following his line of questioning during a House hearing. File photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler