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Alvarez: House monitoring martial law in Mindanao, to 'step in' if needed

May 31, 2017 - 10:56 AM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez gives the assurance to the public a day after he told martial law critics to shut up if they are not from Mindanao

'COUNTER-BALANCE.' Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez delivers a speech before lawmakers, Cabinet secretaries, and national security officials on May 31. File photo by Rappler

Secret Senate sessions: Aiding laws or cover-ups?

Feb 21, 2015 - 7:30 AM

Senators and longtime staff explain that while state secrets are protected much of what is discussed in executive session ends up as policy and public knowledge

UNDER SCRUTINY. Senators are set to hold another public hearing on the Mamasapano clash, after 3 closed-door meetings accused of being a cover-up. File photo by Joseph Vidal/Senate PRIB

'Tinio breached Congress protocol, trust in impeach meeting'

Aug 12, 2014 - 9:15 PM

Lawmakers say ACT Teachers Representative Antonio Tinio recorded and released details of an August 4 executive session with the CHED chairman that was supposed to be off the record and confidential