House Urged to Swear in Velasco as Marinduque Solon

Supreme Court Building, Manila | Photo: Wikipedia The House of Representatives is obliged to implement the Supreme Court’s order to swear in Lord Allan Jay Q. Velasco and include his name in its Roll of Members representing the lone district of Marinduque, lawyers said. Former Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) president Vicente Joyas and former University of the East law dean Amado Valdez said Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. should respect and implement the high court’s ruling granting Velasco’s plea for mandamus. Early this month, the high court with an…

Reyes Stays in House for Now – Belmonte

House Speaker Fernando Feliciano “Sonny” Belmonte, Jr.Photo: InterAksyon Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. would rather follow the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET) than the Supreme Court. Belmonte yesterday said Regina Ongsiako Reyes would be keeping her seat as the representative of Marinduque which the Supreme Court had ruled she had no right to, until he had made a final decision on the issue. “She (Reyes) will stay there until I do something. I will act on this one way or another before we go on campaign break on Feb. 9,”…

After SC ruling, Will the House Swear in Velasco as Marinduque Rep?

VOLLEYING BATTLE. For two years, the Marinduque’s Congressionalseat had been fought for by former Representative Llord Allan Velascoand incumbent Representative Regina Reyes | Photo: Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr said the House leadership is still studying whether to allow Lord Allan Jay Velasco to take oath as Marinduque congressman, as recently ordered by the Supreme Court (SC). Velasco, son of SC Justice Presbitero Velasco, filed a petition for mandamus before the High Court in February 2014 after the House Electoral Tribunal (HRET) did not recognize him as…

Sino ngani baga si Juan, isang sanaysay

Ito si Juan. Kilala bilang isang masugid na tagasubaybay ng mga isyung pulitikal sa kaniyang Inang lalawigan ng Marinduque, hindi niya pinalalampas ang anumang bagay na patungkol sa mga naglalakihang angkan ng dugong buwaya este maharlika sa kaniyang bayan; ang mga Yeser, Zoracel, Marsiento at marami pang iba. Sa kaniyang murang edad, namulat siya sa mapang-aliping angkan na nakaluklok sa pedestal ng kapitolyo at ilang dekada nang nanunungkulan – ang mga lahing Yeser. Ayon sa kasaysayan, bago pa man marating ng mga Yeser ang tugatog ng tagumpay, mahigpit nilang kinalaban…

Marinduque Is Home: Photo by Seller Nolos

Marinduque based photographer and event organizer Seller Nolos encourage and bring the netizen to the beautiful island and majestic province of Marinduque through his captivating and stunning picture-perfect works. He reminded the travelers to visit the following must see scenic spots. Poctoy White Beach, Torrijos Marinduque Beach Busay Falls, Sta. Cruz Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Boac Kawa Kawa Falls, Sta. Cruz The Lourdes Grotto, Buenavista Overlooking Islets Marinduque Moriones Festival Old Mine Site, Mogpog Marinduque Moriones Festival   St. Isidore Labrador Church, Mogpog St. Joseph the Worker Parish Church, Gasan Indeed,…