House energy committee reynaldo umali says Congress won’t be granting President Aquino additional powers to purchase or rent additional generating capacity to counter the 2015 luzon power crisis.
Umali says that instead, lawmakers will craft a joint resolution along the lines of the interruptible load program–an existing DOE program where private companies with self generating facilities maybe tapped to fill the supply shortfall. Continue reading
House defense committee chairman, former senator rodolfo biazon urges the government to produce the affIdavits of the 4 american witnesses in the death of jennifer laude. Continue reading
The 2015 luzon power crisis isnt as bad as initially reported, prompting congressmen to consider limited additional powers to contract power generating capacity for president Aquino. Continue reading
The House of Representatives will proceed with deliberations on amendments to the eocnomic provisions of the 1987 constitution despite a recent Pulse asia survey showing public opinion to be against charter change. Continue reading
House speaker sonny belmonte urges saranggani rep. manny pacquiao to get back to work in Congress. Continue reading
House Speaker Sonny Belmonte joined those calling for Vice President Jejomar Binay to face a senate investigation his alleged corruption as makati city mayor. Continue reading
a Political Observer and An Ally of DILG Secretary Mar Roxas, Liberal Party Caloocan representative edgar erice all believe President Aquino and Vice President jejomar Binay won’t break up politically.
Binay has identified himself as an ally and personal friend of the President, even as he sits in the cabinet holding the housing portflio. Continue reading
The Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives has filed a joint resolution seeking the abrogation of the US-Philippines Visiting Forces Agreement after a US serviceman was implicated in the death of filipino jennifer laude. Continue reading