Lord Alan Velasco and Martin Romualdez
NEW HOUSE MEMBERS -- House Speaker Lord Alan Velasco, assisted by House Majority Leader and Lakas-CMD Party President Martin Romualdez, administers the oaths to new Duterte Youth Party List Rep. Ducielle Marie S. Cardema and Senior Citizens Party List Representative Rodolfo M. Ordanez at the plenary of the House of Representatives Tuesday night. Ordanes is one of the allies of Lakas-CMD Party. Rep. Cardema is with her husband Ronald Cardema. Photos by VER NOVENO

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HOUSE Majority Leader and Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez on Wednesday said the leadership of Speaker Lord Allan Velasco is in full support of President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte’s marching orders for
Isko Moreno
Mayor Isko Moreno orders street dwellers to be placed in city facilities to be cared for. Looking on during a flag-raising ceremony at city hall are wVice Mayor Honey Lacuna and social welfare chief Re Fugoso (right of Honey). Photo by JERRY S. TAN

Isko: ‘Di kasalanan ang maging palaboy

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Jacinda Ardern
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on her campaign trail speaking to students at Victoria University in Wellington ahead of general elections. About 3.4 million people are registered to vote in New Zealand's October 17 election, which was originally set for September 19 but delayed by an outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Auckland. Marty MELVILLE / AFP

Ardern set to win in New Zealand’s ‘Covid election’

WELLINGTON, Oct 14, 2020 (AFP) - There were no masks on display as about 1,000 university students gave Jacinda Ardern a rock-star reception during her final Wellington campaign rally this