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
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
'Puwede ako magpakamatay sa kanya. Kasi mabait eh,' says the President of former senator Manny Villar, who accompanies Duterte during his Thailand trip
A transcript of the hearing held on February 24, 2017 shows RTC Judge Juanita Guerrero saying so
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
'I draw much strength from Israel and Brandon, my angels,' says detained Senator Leila de Lima of her elder son and grandson, respectively
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
The two officials, who don't exactly see eye to eye, will inevitably meet at the PMA graduation on Sunday, March 12
(UPDATED) Female lawmakers take the lead during the House session on Monday, March 6, as the world celebrates International Women's Month
Lascañas' public confession creates a stir inside the Senate and exposes a divided upper chamber
The public lawyer of prime suspect SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel – who reportedly owns at least 5 houses and lots and a 4-story commercial building – says his office cannot afford to photocopy his client's counter-affidavit
Senate President Koko Pimentel arranges the dinner, but the Cabinet secretary is practically ignored by most media present – the same group of people he accused, without basis, of corruption
The neophyte senator volunteers to initiate the move to oust the 4 Liberal Party senators on Monday, February 27
(UPDATED) Several senators criticize Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II for his behavior during a pro-Duterte rally at Luneta
Aguirre seems set to hold the record for a Philippine justice chief with the most number of 'unsubstantiated' public pronouncements at a given time
The President reads his eldest daughter's defense of him on Facebook and says his feisty daughter knows how he thinks
In an unusual break from their word war, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II agrees with Senator Leila de Lima's views at a Senate inquiry
Kabayan Representative Harry Roque immediately apologizes for his remarks, saying, 'I was out of line'
A persistent reporter and an irritated Palace communications chief Martin Andanar engage in a heated conversation during a Palace press briefing
House Bill 5021 proposes to penalize fake social media account holders and people behind bots with 6 to 12 years in prison, on top of a P30,000 to P50,000 fine
Three lawyers who defended Janet Lim Napoles are staunch Duterte supporters. One of them is now a deputy commissioner of the Bureau of Internal Revenue.
Commuters, journalists, fellow politicians get some lovin' from these officials on February 14
'Thinking aloud,' Senator Panfilo Lacson says, if Senator Leila de Lima wants a secure detention place, then there's a vacant bungalow in Camp Crame
The Chief Executive is a primary sponsor at the wedding of his aide-de-camp and another police officer
A smiling deputy speaker asks from the podium, 'Madam Speaker.... I just want to know who put the 'I love you' on all our tables...'
House rules state every lawmaker has the right to speak for an hour in a plenary debate, but after a recent majority ruling, anti-death penalty congressmen now have fewer minutes on the floor
'Merong forever, ang pagmamahal ay forever,' says the former senator married to Lisa Araneta Marcos for over two decades
'This is what Duterte likes, he doesn't like it when papers go really slow, and MGB has been really, really slow. I'm not happy with them at all,' says Environment Secretary Gina Lopez
'He was hardworking and he did things very quietly, not so much fanfare. That’s why I was surprised to see him watching concerts,' says Lacson, who was once the now-PNP chief's boss
(4th UPDATE) Despite a claim by a US law firm, the American Immigration Lawyers Association quotes the State Department as saying that this is a rumor
The justice secretary says he left in 2015 when then president Aquino blamed the botched Mamasapano operation on his cousin, former SAF director Getulio Napeñas
The justice secretary earlier accused Pangilinan – along with De Lima and Trillanes – of offering immunity to immigration officials to pin him down in the Jack Lam bribery case. He concedes it is hearsay.
In their first meeting since the Vice President's resignation from the Cabinet, President Duterte continues to crack jokes she had once called 'inappropriate'
Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar claims the President uttered song lyrics during the presentation of Miss Universe contestants even if the official transcript belies this
Duterte cracks a joke about Typhoon Yolanda in front of survivors, 'Lord sana ‘yung mga pangit lang ang namatay na. Ang magaganda huwag sana.'
Senator Panfilo Lacson, who once headed the national police, shows this video during a Senate hearing and warns it's not an isolated case
The testimony at the Senate is not the first time retired police general Marcelo Garbo is mentioned in relation to Ricky Sta Isabel, suspect in the killing of a Korean businessman
The President says he wants to write a book about corrupt politicians and priests one day. His chosen title is inspired by one of his favorite topics of all time.
When the President speaks about police corruption at the PNP chief's birthday bash, he is more placating than outraged, handling the police with kid gloves
As the PNP chief battles criticism, he says he wants to find out if there's a conspiracy to weaken the President
CHED Commissioner Prospero de Vera describes his principal as 'insensitive and elitist' after Patricia Licuanan made another controversial statement this week about the tuition-free policy