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Romualdez slams Malacañang

HOUSE Independent Bloc leader and Leyte Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez yesterday hit Malacañang for discrediting the Philippine National Police Board of Inquiry (PNP-BoI) following its adverse findings concerning President Benigno Aquino III. Romualdez stressed it would be “illogical” to dishonor the findings of the PNP-BoI because it was the government…
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Lakas-PDP Laban forge tieup

THE Partido Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) of president-elect Rodrigo Duterte and the Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrat (Lakas-CMD) of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo yesterday forged an alliance. The covenant of unity was signed at the Midas Hotel in Manila by Lakas-CMD president Leyte Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez and PDP-Laban Secretary General…

No to divorce in PH -- solons

HOUSE opposition and administration leaders yesterday rejected anew a proposal to legalize divorce in the country, saying marriage should be respected and protected. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); House Independent Bloc Leader and Leyte Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez and Speaker Feliciano “Sonny” Belmonte Jr. issued the statement after a Social…

2 House leaders press Wang Bo investigation

TWO separate House resolutions have been filed calling for an investigation into the alleged millions of pesos of payola received by lawmakers in exchange for voting in favor of the Palace version of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). HR 2051 was filed by Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. and HR 2156…
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Probe Iqbal’s alias use — Romualdez

THE House Independent Minority group led by Leyte Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez wants an immediate investigation into the use of nom de guerre by Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal. Romualdez, a lawyer and President of Philippine Constitution Association (Philconsa), said that it is important to investigate…

Solons thumb down bigger CCT fund

OPPOSITION lawmakers yesterday rejected Malacañang’s plan to increase anew the budget for the conditional cash transfer (CCT) program next year as this could be used to advance the interest of administration bets in the 2016 presidential polls. House independent bloc leader and Leyte Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez, Buhay Hayaang Yumabong…

Prosecution of Aquino political foes decried

OPPOSITION lawmakers challenged anew the Aquino administration to stop its supposed “color blind scheme” or “selective prosecution” of political foes following the suspension of Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay, Jr. for alleged overpricing of the Makati City Hall Building II. House Independent Bloc leader and Leyte Rep. Ferdinand Martin…

Don’t give false hopes – Romualdez

HOUSE independent bloc leader and Leyte Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez yesterday strongly urged Congress to “refine” some provisions of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) that may be declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court. The Lower Chamber begins deliberations today on the peace measure BBL. Romualdez, a lawyer and president of…
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Romualdez urges K-12 suspension

HOUSE Independent Bloc leader and Leyte Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez yesterday sought the passage of a law suspending the implementation of the K to 12 program. Romualdez said the “ambitious curriculum” under Republic Act (RA) No. 10533, otherwise known as the “Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013,” or the “K…

Avert no-el, speaker urged

TWO House Visayan leaders yesterday asked Speaker Feliciano “Sonny” Belmonte Jr. to call an all-party caucus and come up with the best possible option that Congress can take to avert a possible no-election scenario next year. House Independent Bloc leader and Leyte Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez and Negros Occidental Rep.…
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