8 months Anybody but Alvarez for next House speaker – Sara MB
By Ben Rosario When it comes to the speakership race in the incoming 18th Congress, Hugpong ng Pagbabago chairperson and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio welcomes anybody but former speaker and Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez for the top post. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio endorses the senatorial slate of Hugpong ng Pagbabago during its campaign caravan at San Andres complex, Manila on Feb. 27, 2019. (JANSEN ROMERO / MANILA BULLETIN) Duterte-Carpio, who headed senatorial campaign sorties in Pateros and Quezon City, said that Alvarez’s leadership of the Lower House was not considered successful, thus, he must no longer ... more