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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
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
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
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
'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
‘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
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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
Lawmakers and guests wear pins that read, 'Justice for Cong. Rodel Batocabe' during the memorial service
Camarines Sur 2nd District Representative Luis Raymund Villafuerte, Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr's political rival, is allegedly planning to oust the House leader
(UPDATED) 'In contrast, a big plurality of Filipinos (43%) are critical of the work done by House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo,' says Pulse Asia, citing the results of its December poll on top officials and institutions
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Former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo now has the means – and the platform – to change how the public perceives her, but political observers say she has been too busy with being 'GMA as usual'
(6th UPDATE) Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and other lawmakers call for a speedy probe into the killing of AKO Bicol Representative Rodel Batocabe
'Sa job ko? My goodness... Kala ko kay Secretary [Carlos] Dominguez, hindi naman sa akin. But these are all speculation, okay,' says Diokno
'I’m only upper middle class as far as the allocations are concerned,' says Speaker Gloria Arroyo on the pork barrel accusations against her
'Ang pattern makikita mo.... Isa lang ang common denominator: malapit sa Speaker,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson, on supposed fund insertions in the proposed budget
'I don't have to mention the names, I'll just mention some initials. ZTE, for instance,' says Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III
But Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says congressmen may be able to justify the supposed budget insertions cited by Senator Panfilo Lacson
'Di nag-congressman si [Senator] Ping [Lacson]. Baka 'di niya naiintidihan ‘yong problema ng may constituency,' says Arroyo ally and House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez
Senator Panfilo Lacson also says a district in Camarines Sur, which was originally allotted P360.4 million under the National Expenditure Program, now has P1.9 billion by final reading