Cayetano defends bashed photo op

This was clarified by Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano after netizens criticized him and other lawmakers who posed for a photo with Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea carrying a manila paper with a short message that read “Together with doctors and frontliners, we went to work for you, so please stay home for us.”

Emergency power for Duterte

THE House of Representatives at presstime was leaning towards the approval of House Bill 6616 which will provide President Rodrigo Duterte a limited emergency power – subject for  restrictions -- in addressing the coronavirus disease or COVID-19.