NO delay

SPEAKER Alan Peter Cayetano and House Majority Leader Martin Romualdez yesterday reiterated their commitment to pass the proposed 2020 P4.1-trillion national budget without delay.

3 retired teachers missing in China

THREE retired teachers reportedly have been missing since last week after their connecting flight to China from the United States was affected by Typhoon Hanna, prompting their relatives to appeal to President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte and media to help them find their loved ones.

Party-list solon gets vital post

THE House of Representatives has almost completed its organization with the election of lawmakers to key positions, including Tingog party-list Rep. Yedda Marie Kittilstvedt Romualdez who was appointed chairperson of the House Committee on Welfare of Children.

Alcohol tax nears okay

House Majority Leader and Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez explained that the panel led by Salceda invoked Rule 10, Section 48 of the House rules, which empowers the committee to immediately pass bills and resolutions that were already approved on third and final reading by the preceding Congress.