Alvarez ousted, former President Arroyo installed as new House Speaker

DAVAO CITY (July 23)  — House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez was ousted ,  Members of Congress voted Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as the new Speaker. The change of leadership at the House took place an hour before President Rodrigo Duterte’s 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA). Alvarez was ousted when the Congress reconvened. Majority of …