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The House Committee on Justice will not be able to meet its self-imposed deadline in making a recommendation on the determination of probable cause on the impeachment complaint filed against Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes P.A. Sereno.

THE Sereno impeachment case is back in the news after the week of the ASEAN Summit. Right after the House of Representatives resumed its sessions last Nov. 20, the House Committee on Justice convened and immediately ran into controversy with its public statements and decisions.

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Lawmakers rallied behind yesterday the decision of the House Committee on Dangerous Drugs not to recommend possible criminal prosecution against 28 athletes who were tapped by the Bureau of Customs (BoC) as its intelligence consultants.

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THE first time we cancelled the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections in October, 2016, it was largely because of “election fatigue.” The nation had just been through the presidential election of May, 2016, which elected President Duterte. It was felt that it would be best to postpone the barangay and SK elections at least one year to October 23, 2017.

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Voting 19-2, the House Committee on Suffrage and Electoral Reforms chaired by CIBAC Party-List Rep. Sherwin Tugna approved a motion to postpone the scheduled Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls on Oct. 23 to the second Monday of May 2018.

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The panel, chaired by Catan-duanes Rep. Cesar Sarmiento, will conduct a hearing on August 2 as lawmakers seek to finally regulate and set clear the requirements, guidelines, and standards for the operation of these application-based ride-hailing platforms.

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