AFTER losing contact with their loved ones for one week, the three retired teachers of Commonwealth Elementary School in Quezon City who were reportedly missing in China safely arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1 Sunday evening and were reunited with their families.
SURIGAO del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers yesterday called for a legislative inquiry into power distribution firm Meralco’s basis in incorporating vague renewable energy, system loss and other charges that seem redundant and add substantially to the consumers’ burden of monthly electric bills.
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.
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.
A MINDANAO congressman yesterday expressed optimism that justice will be served at the conclusion of the 10-year court battle of the Ampatuan Massacre, dubbed the world’s deadliest attack on journalists, to provide peace to the families of the victims of the gruesome crime.
INDIVIDUALS, groups and organizations opposing the controversial EDSA Provincial Bus Ban earned the support of Senator Bong Revilla after the veteran legislator said that the move will not resolve grueling traffic affecting hundreds of thousands of passengers.
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.
HOUSE Majority Leader and Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez will recommend to Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri the reactivation of a joint congressional technical working group that will monitor the progress of legislative action on priority and certified measures.
IN a bid to continuously bring Filipino creativity and artistry of the Filipino to the world, the National Museum of the Philippines has brought the Piña-Seda exhibit to the United States, this time in the San Francisco Bay Area.
A CONGRESSWOMAN who allowed the use of the Dengvaxia vaccines during her stint as health secretary has challenged the businessmen behind non-proven supplements not to take advantage of the national dengue epidemic situation by promoting their products as cure for the dreaded virus.