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Pimentel elected Senate President, Alvarez assumed the post of House Speaker

25 Jul , 2016  

Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez handily wins the Speakership of the House of Representatives with 251 lawmakers voting for him during the start of the 17th Congress at the Batasang Pambansa Complex in Quezon City on Monday. It was Liberal Party (LP) stalwart and outgoing Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. who nominated Alvarez for the […]

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Move for federal system starts rolling in 17th congress

3 Jul , 2016  

MANILA, July 3 — Enthusiasm is high among the incoming congressman of the 16th congress taking the clue from the president himself. Over the weekend, Davao City Congressman Karlo Alexei Nograles said that with President Duterte’s commitment to federalism, he would fully support the resolution filed by presumptive House Speaker and Davao del Norte Congressman […]