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Alvarez eyes constitutional commission

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is set to ask President Duterte to issue an executive order that would create a 20-man constitutional commission to draft a new charter as their plan to push for Constituent Assembly (Con-Ass) drew flak from various stakeholders, including some lawmakers.

As expected, President Duterte’s personal choice for Speaker, Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez, was overwhelmingly elected as the chief of the 293-man House of Representatives during the opening of the first regular session of the 17th Congress yesterday.

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Incoming House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez guaranteed that President Rodrigo Duterte’s first State of the Nation Address (SONA) would still be “simple” even with a Cannes Film Festival best director winner at the helm.

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Incoming House Speaker and Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez has filed a bill seeking to reimpose death penalty for heinous crimes by lethal injection.

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A 9th world title? Why not?

If eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao decides to fight again should he beat Tim Bradley next week in Las Vegas, he might end up challenging for an eye-popping ninth world title this September.

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Pacquiao blew it – Mayweather

Boxing fans still dreaming of an epic showdown between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao had their hopes further diminished on Saturday, the Bleacher Report, a sports website, said Saturday.

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