The country’s most prominent widower gives advices the country’s most elegible bachelor to get married.
Jokingly Pressed by Media for advice on love to President Aquino, House Speaker Sonny Belmonte said, “well what can you say? everybody here is hoping you will settle down.” Continue reading
Controversial Bills on Reproductive Health, Freedom of Information and the Legalization of Divorce in the Philippines will be prioritized by the House of Representatives when it opens its 3rd regular Session in late July.
House Speaker Sonny Belmonte says many bills have also been approved on 2nd reading and ready for approval on 3rd reading. He doesn’t think the filing of candidacies for the May 2013 elections in October will affect their work since the campaign period wont be till next year. Continue reading
The House of Representatives beat the deadline to approve its version of the sin tax bill before adjourning its 2nd regular session, sine die, Wednesday night.
Voting 210-21-5,the plenary approved the measure on 3rd reading just moments after it approved the measure on 2nd reading.
House Speaker Sonny Belmonte welcomed the passage of the bill, and thanked his colleagues for their work.
The following are the key provisions of the bill. Continue reading