The Eighteenth Congress of the Philippines (Filipino: Ikalabingwalong Kongreso ng Pilipinas) is the current meeting of the national legislature of the Republic of the Philippines, composed of the Senate and House of Representatives.
The Senate of the 17th Congress were represented by 2 senators from Central Luzon region, 12 senators from Metro Manila region, 3 senators from Calabarzon region, 2 senators from Bicol Region, 1 senator from Western Visayas region, 2 senators from Northern Mindanao region, and 1 senator from Soccsksargen region. 10 regions in the Philippines ...
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Congress of the Philippines (Filipino: Kongreso ng Pilipinas) is the national legislature of the Philippines.It is a bicameral body consisting of the Senate (upper chamber), and the House of Representatives (lower chamber), although colloquially, the term "Congress" commonly refers to just the latter.
The House of Representatives of the Philippines (Filipino: Kapulungan ng mga Kinatawan ng Pilipinas, Spanish: Cámara de Representantes de Filipinas) is the lower house of the Congress of the Philippines. It is commonly referred to as the Congress, the House of the People, and informally referred to as the Cámara or Kamara.
- 3 years
- 304 representatives, 243 from congressional districts, 61 party-list representatives
- May 13, 2019
The Eighth Congress of the Philippines (Filipino: Ikawalong Kongreso ng Pilipinas) is the meeting of the national legislature of the Republic of the Philippines, composed of the Philippine Senate and House of Representatives after the ratification of the Constitution of the Philippines in 1987.
16th Congress: Tito Sotto (acting) (born 1948) NPC: July 28, 2014 August 24, 2015 16th Congress: Juan Ponce Enrile (born 1924) UNA: August 24, 2015 June 30, 2016 16th Congress: Ralph Recto (born 1964) Liberal: July 25, 2016 February 27, 2017 17th Congress: Franklin Drilon (born 1945) Liberal: February 28, 2017 Incumbent 17th Congress 18th Congress
The Manila Peninsula rebellion occurred in the Philippines on November 29, 2007. Detained Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, General Lim and other Magdalo (mutineers) officials walked out of their trial and marched through the streets of Makati City, calling for the ouster of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, and seizing the second floor of The Peninsula Manila Hotel along Ayala Avenue.
In August 1916 the United States Congress enacted the Philippine Autonomy Act or popularly known as the "Jones Law", which created an elected bicameral Philippine Legislature with the Senate as the upper chamber and with the House of Representatives of the Philippines, previously called the Philippine Assembly, as the lower chamber.
The following table lists of Philippine laws which have been mentioned in Wikipedia, or which are otherwise notable. Only laws passed by the Congress of the Philippines and other preceding bodies are listed here; presidential decrees and other executive issuances which may otherwise carry the force of law are excluded.