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‘Pork’ issue raised anew in search for SUC funds

For years before 2013, members of Congress allocated for themselves funds for their special projects, such as medical assistance to needy constituents, barangay halls, farm roads, health centers, even basketball courts.

Whether senators like it or not, Congress will vote on the petition of President Duterte to extend martial law in Mindanao in a special joint session today.

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Faced with the lingering threat of rebellion in Mindanao, President Duterte is seeking the extension of martial law in the troubled region until the end of the year.

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Rody to certify draft BBL as urgent measure

President Duterte vowed to certify as urgent the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law for its swift passage in Congress, saying he would pose no objection to provisions consistent with the Constitution.

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The country could face a “dark age of infrastructure” if government’s priority tax reform bill does not get the congressional approval soon, the country’s socio-economic planning chief said on Tuesday.

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President vows to sustain drive vs drugs, corruption

No impeachment complaint in Congress or a criminal case before an international court would deter President Duterte from sustaining his “brutal” campaign against drugs, crime, and corruption.

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