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Alvarez to Sereno: Why the hurry to go to Senate?

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LOOK: Speaker Alvarez celebrates 60th birthday in Davao party

MANILA – House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Friday celebrated his 60th birthday in a party that gathered a power crowd at the Tagum City Hall in his native Davao del Norte.  Some of the country’s top officials graced the event, ...

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Lacson to Alvarez: Not even Duterte can dictate on Senate

MANILA – Senator Panfilo Lacson on Monday asserted the independence of the Upper Chamber after House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez criticized its alleged slow pace.  Alvarez has repeatedly called the Senate “mabagal na kapulungan”or slow congress, belittling its performance in passing ...

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Alvarez wants law protecting 'ugly, rich' spouses

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Thursday batted anew for a bill that will protect the rights of “ugly” spouses whose partners may have married them just for their wealth.  Under the civil union bill, the property of couples will stay separate ...

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'That's life': Alvarez defends move to scrap opposition solons' projects

“That’s life.” That is how House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez responded to claims that he caused the deletion of projects proposed by some lawmakers in the 2018 budget. Alvarez told ABS-CBN News that he had to make sure that his allies ...

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Alvarez vows to push for kill marriage bill, same-sex union

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez delves deep and long in seeking support for the easy break up of marriage and for civil unions for same-sex and heterosexual couples during his speech during the opening of the second regular session of the 17th ...

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Senators warn Alvarez vs CA abolition

Pantaleon Alvarez Senators cautioned on Saturday Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez against flexing legislative muscle to abolish the Court of Appeals  (CA) just because he disagreed with its decision to release six Ilocos Norte officials and employees cited for contempt and detained ...

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Dating PBA star Bong Alvarez, na-set up nga ba?

Sabado ng gabi nang maaresto ang dating basketball player na si Paul “Bong” Alvarez matapos itong mahuli sa akto nang paggamit ng iligal na droga sa Quezon City. Ngunit ayon kay Alvarez, tila umano na-set up siya. Manghihiram lamang umano ...

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Alvarez: Martial law justifiable to quell Marawi conflict

House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, the closest ally of President Rodrigo Duterte in Congress, is welcoming the decision of the president to put under martial law the whole Mindanao, saying this is to stamp ...

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DOJ spurns Alvarez request to invalidate Tadeco-BuCor deal

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II. PHOTO BY JOAN BONDOC/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II said it was Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez who asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) to nullify the more than 40-year-old joint venture agreement (JVA) between ...

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