7 months House official appeals for high level of debates among speakership bets MB
By Ben Rosario  House Majority Leader and Capiz Rep. Fredenil Castro Saturday called on leading candidates for speaker to maintain a “high level of campaign” and avoid engaging in personality attacks that would trigger unpleasant public impression of the country’s lawmakers. Majority Leader and Capiz Rep. Fredenil Castro(ALVIN KASIBAN / FILE PHOTO MANILA BULLETIN) “Personal attack against a contender is immaterial insofar as the selection of the speaker is concerned,” said Castro. Castro aired this concern after Taguig-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano, one of the three leading contenders for the speakership, started issuing public statements assailing the wife of Marinduque ... more