In solving the sea row, the 38th AIPA General Assembly says member-countries must 'exercise self-restraint in accordance with universally recognized principles of international law,' including UNCLOS
The Philippine Navy says the 3-day 'goodwill visit' of the Chinese warships includes 'confidence-building' activities between the two nations
Ahead of Environment Secretary Gina Lopez's confirmation hearing this week, one of her family's companies again denies it is involved in an illegal mining operation in Batangas
The roof of the beloved Baguio culinary destination catches fire
Both leaders expect a boost in trade between the two countries with the opening of the new Davao-General Santos-Bitung route
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana echoes police assessment that the attack was prompted by a local scuffle
A national minimum wage is among the issues expected to be taken up when President Rodrigo Duterte meets with labor groups on May 1
Metro Manila police say ISIS is only claiming responsibility for the blast to 'promote their cause and interest, and gain global recognition'
What was already watered down in one of the first drafts, according to media reports, is further watered down in succeeding drafts
(3rd UPDATE) White House chief of staff Reince Priebus defends the invitation, saying the purpose of the call was 'all about North Korea'
The ASEAN Chairman's Statement merely 'took note of concerns expressed by some leaders over recent developments' in the disputed South China Sea
Academics, policy makers, and politicians give their take on what influences Duetrte's thinking and the direction of his presidency so far
NBI agents seize from the den a laptop and fake ID cards belonging to the operator, who was not there at the time of the raid
(UPDATED) 'It behooves upon America who wields the biggest stick to just be prudent and patient,' says the Philippine President
Local officials remind those headed to Boracay for the long Labor Day weekend to keep the island clean after partying
Commission on Human Rights Chairperson Chito Gascon says the statement of PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa on the hidden detention cell 'encourages the climate of impunity that perpetuates wrongful action'
(2ND UPDATE) The US President and the Philippine leader have their second phone conversation at around 11 pm on Saturday
The fleet is headed by Rear Admiral Shen Hao, Deputy Commander of the East China Sea of the People's Liberation Army Navy
(UPDATED) The Office of the Ombudsman discovers that their former chief records officer sat on the informations for 7 months until someone noticed nothing had been filed in relation to the Mamasapano case
To retaliate against 3 individuals who maul a minor, an IED is detonated in Quiapo, Manila
(UPDATED) It marks the ASEAN debut of President Rodrigo Duterte's common-law spouse, who took on the role of First Lady despite having no official designation
The Philippine President also stresses 'non-interference' of other countries in domestic issues of ASEAN member-states
The number of theft and robbery cases outpaces all other crimes in Boracay Island in the first 3 months of 2017
(2ND UPDATE) 'We condemn these acts committed by a group that pretends to champion social justice and equality,' the Davao City mayor says in a statement following the attacks
Without directly mentioning the South China Sea dispute, the Philippine President stresses the 'primacy of rules' in dispute settlement as he opens the 30th ASEAN Summit
'These detainees have been wrongfully held and should be freed with adequate protections against police reprisal,' says the international watchdog
The PNP chief also defends Tondo police, saying as long as they're not corrupt or abusive, he's fine with the set-up
(3RD UPDATE) Alhabsy Misaya – the leader of an Abu Sayyaf subgroup in Indanan, Sulu – is dead, says the military
(5th UPDATE) At 6:54 am, Saturday, Phivolcs cancels its tsunami advisory 'as there is no longer a tsunami threat for this event'
(7th UPDATE) A police report on the blast says the motive for the explosion is 'possible gang war'. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella says the blast is not connected to the ASEAN Summit.
Protesters decry the promotion of Armed Forces chief General Eduardo Año, but he is adamant he never knew Jonas Burgos
Despite the President's high-minded words at the ASEAN leadership forum, it cannot be forgotten that he has threatened and cursed at people who openly criticize his policies
Wayne Melbourne Littlefield remains at large after going into hiding while his case was being tried. Another suspect, Australian Norman Johnson Henry, is still at large and has not been tried in court.
The two leaders agree to conduct, this year, a joint working group to address a common scourge: terrorism and violent extremism
After their meeting on Friday, ASEAN foreign ministers express 'grave concern over the escalation of tension in the Korean Peninsula'
'If there is a time for the Philippine media community to set aside our differences and unite to oppose any and all attempts to silence us, it is now,' the NUJP says, reacting to Duterte's threat to ABS-CBN
While this annual rate is already staggering, the United Nations agency says the problem of occupational hazard may be worse, raising the possibility of underreporting
Senators call for ‘swift justice’ against the policemen responsible for the secret jail cell. A House inquiry is being pushed.
The mother of death row convict Mary Jane Veloso says what she supports is President Duterte's war on drugs, which should target the syndicates
But those detained inside the narrow detention area claim some have been there beyond 36 hours
This will again trigger the pre-trial proceedings halted by Enrile's many legal remedies
During Jokowi's state visit, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he might bring up the case of OFW Mary Jane Veloso, who is on Indonesian death row
The ministers 'strongly' urge North Korea 'to fully comply' with UN Security Council resolutions and international laws, according to the statement
The police chief of Metro Manila admits the detention facility is below the PNP's standards
'Human rights is in a precipitous downward spiral in every ASEAN country except perhaps Myanmar, and that’s only because military rule in that country was so horrible for so long,' says Phil Robertson of Human Rights Watch
Palawan 1st District Representative Franz Alvarez, chair of the House committee on legislative franchises, says the panel is prioritizing franchises that are about to expire
Former Amadeo, Cavite mayor Albert Ambagan Jr faces jail time of 12 years and one month, as well as perpetual disqualification from holding public office
(UPDATED) Commission on Human Rights Chairperson Chito Gascon reminds the police of their 'strict obligation to act only in accordance with law'