A House Bill seeks to make the Solicitor General in charge of the PCGG, tasked with recovering the Marcos' ill-gotten wealth. Solicitor General Jose Calida supported the vice-presidential bid of Ferdinand Marcos Jr.
The President says the sender refuses to take the luxury watch back. So he plans to sell the watch at a discount.
But he turns serious when talking about the cops' children, saying kids shouldn't be dragged into the mess
The head of the Presidential Communications Operations Office takes a swipe at The New York Times for writing 'just to throw negativity against the President,' Rodrigo Duterte
Ciriticized for supposedly bending over backwards for President Rodrigo Duterte, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III maintains he's no 'clone' of the popular Chief Executive
Lawyer Jude Sabio says testimonies of self-proclaimed Davao Death Squad members and pronouncements on killing drug personalities will help build a strong case against President Rodrigo Duterte before the ICC
The sworn affidavits of the 4 witnesses in 2009 cover the structure of the alleged death squad, describe how the death contracts were carried out, and elaborate on the practice of burying victims in the Laud quarry
Macdum Darping Enca, who hails from Cotabato City, tops the 144-strong Masidlak Class of 2017
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana expects the President to now know one critical aspect of the issue: that Benham Rise is on the other side of the Philippines from the South China Sea
Unlike his most recent speeches, the President makes no mention of an alleged plot to unseat him in the presence of one of the people he suspects to be behind it
The SC has issued several rulings which state that the Ombudsman has to be impeached and convicted first, before he or she can be made to answer for any other violations
(UPDATED) On March 24, 1996, the Philippines saw one of the biggest mining disasters in Philippine history, which led to a drastic change in the country's mining policy
'Puwede ako magpakamatay sa kanya. Kasi mabait eh,' says the President of former senator Manny Villar, who accompanies Duterte during his Thailand trip
Lawyer Jude Sabio is expected to fly to the Netherlands soon to hold President Duterte accountable before the International Criminal Court over alleged extrajudicial killings
President Rodrigo Duterte, not Vice President Leni Robredo, is the highest official mentioned by the EU Parliament in its resolution against extrajudicial killings
Throughout Philippine history, there have been several periods when the president didn't have a second-in-command
18 lawmakers who voted no to the RH bill under the 15th Congress voted yes to the death penalty measure under the 17th Congress. How did the Church mobilize against the two controversial measures?
(UPDATED) The 1987 Constitution says the president can nominate a member of Congress to assume the vice presidency in the event the position becomes vacant
What are the issues on jurisdiction being threshed out at the oral arguments before the Supreme Court?
Among the agencies participating in the eFOI program, one agency stands out for being unresponsive to data requests – the Philippine National Police
Poor families look forward to moving to their government-subsidized homes, only to realize it's a burden
'With a very meager pay, the rest of us will wallow in poverty,' the workers' union tells President Rodrigo Duterte in a letter
'We respect her passion, we even admire her for that, but being a secretary, passion is not enough,' says Commission on Appointments member Josephine Ramirez-Sato
The Philippines 13-million-hectare territory near Aurora is considered part of the country's extended continental shelf, but is not part of the PH national territory
Senator Manny Pacquiao files a resolution seeking to block the need for Senate concurrence in treaty withdrawals, even after he himself signed 2 measures requiring it
PART 2: Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas leads the charge to whip the votes and bring back the death penalty in the country, a pet bill of President Rodrigo Duterte
(UPDATED) The 1987 Constitution lays down rules to make some top officials, including the President, Vice President, and SC members, among others, accountable through the impeachment process
In the first impeachment complaint filed against President Duterte, he is accused of having hundreds of millions stashed in bank accounts, allegedly undeclared in his SALNs
The complaint says that given the unlawful activities and predicate crimes provided in the Anti-Money Laundering Act, there is basis for the House to direct AMLC to submit Duterte's bank accounts and properties
A transcript of the hearing held on February 24, 2017 shows RTC Judge Juanita Guerrero saying so
PART 1: Lawmakers are initially ambivalent about their stance on the death penalty bill, but a few tweaks on its provisions finally convince them to support the measure
Senator JV Ejercito says they 'discussed the proposed tax reform measure,' one of the priority bills of the Duterte administration
'My siblings can no longer justify to her my prolonged absence... Shall we tell her or not that her daughter is in prison?' writes the detained senator
China's interest in Benham Rise is a problem that President Rodrigo Duterte has to address. He can't afford to confuse it with the West Philippine Sea.
In a break with protocol, the President and Vice President of the Philippines are not seated side-by-side in this year's Philippine Military Academy graduation rites
The WHO says 1.25 million people die in road crashes every year. In the Philippines, various laws and policies have been crafted to arrest the number of road crash fatalities
Foreign Secretary Enrique Manalo, who grew up in a household of ambassadors, now leads the department that his parents served
Republic Act 7192 or the Women in Development and Nation Building Act of 1992 opened the Philippine Military Academy. The first batch graduated in 1997.
'I draw much strength from Israel and Brandon, my angels,' says detained Senator Leila de Lima of her elder son and grandson, respectively
With the recent celebration of International Women's Day, it's time to ask: Has President Duterte been good or bad for women empowerment?
The Internal Affairs Service is an independent body tasked to investigate police accused of violating procedures and regulations
When the President's Congress allies meet him in Malacañang on the eve of Perfecto Yasay Jr's confirmation hearing, they prepare him for the inevitable
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez thanks the Philippine Navy for accepting him into their ranks
Will more people join the likes of Edgar Matobato and Arthur Lascanas?
Lascañas talks about his team of hitmen, addresses policemen who will be involved in the revived TokHang operations, and has a message for President Rodrigo Duterte as well
The self-confessed hitman of the so-called Davao Death Squad warns cops of a 'suffering' that comes once you've killed for the wrong reasons
Says Lascañas in Filipino: 'We cannot play the role of God, deciding who will live and who will die. That is so wrong.'
Rejection of a presidential appointee by the Commission on Appointments is rare in Philippine history
Court of Appeals Associate Justice Noel Tijam, a law school classmate of President Duterte, is the latest appointee to the High Tribunal