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LIVE: Congress joint session on martial law in Mindanao

Jul 21, 2017 - 6:23 PM

Watch the special session of both branches of Congress live

LIVE: Congress joint session on martial law in Mindanao

LP lawmakers call for thorough debate on martial law extension

Jul 20, 2017 - 12:24 PM

LP legislators promise to properly assess whether or not Congress should grant President Rodrigo Duterte's request to extend martial law in Mindanao until the end of the year

LP lawmakers call for thorough debate on martial law extension

Duterte wants martial law extension over ‘evolving’ urban warfare

Jul 19, 2017 - 4:01 PM

In his letter to Congress, President Rodrigo Duterte says the government is not yet capable of neutralizing well-equipped terrorists in Marawi by July 22

Duterte wants martial law extension over ‘evolving’ urban warfare

READ: Duterte's letter to Congress asking for martial law extension

Jul 19, 2017 - 3:57 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte sends his letter to Congress on July 18 – 4 days before his martial law declaration in Mindanao expires

READ: Duterte's letter to Congress asking for martial law extension

Lawmakers scramble to resolve Uber, Grab dilemma

Jul 19, 2017 - 3:15 PM

At least 3 bills are filed in the House of Representatives and the Senate seeking to make ride-hailing services as an alternative public transport mode

Lawmakers scramble to resolve Uber, Grab dilemma

IN PHOTOS: Preparations for Duterte's SONA 2017

Jul 19, 2017 - 2:03 PM

Repairs are underway at the Batasang Pambansa, where President Rodrigo Duterte will be delivering his speech on July 24

IN PHOTOS: Preparations for Duterte's SONA 2017

Pangilinan, PSG, Trump and Putin | Midday wRap

Jul 19, 2017 - 1:49 PM

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Pangilinan, PSG, Trump and Putin | Midday wRap

Rudy Fariñas, boss in the House

Jul 19, 2017 - 11:45 AM

The Ilocos Norte politician makes things work in a chamber of sometimes unruly lawmakers

Rudy Fariñas, boss in the House

Martial Law, Uber and Grab, Aguirre | Evening wRap

Jul 18, 2017 - 7:40 PM

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Martial Law, Uber and Grab, Aguirre | Evening wRap

3 SC justices inhibit from Ilocos Norte detention case

Jul 18, 2017 - 5:03 PM

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and Associate Justice Andres Reyes Jr have urged the House to observe separation of powers between the judiciary and legislature

3 SC justices inhibit from Ilocos Norte detention case

Opposition lawmakers hit Duterte's 'whimsical' martial law request

Jul 18, 2017 - 4:50 PM

But Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says Congress will probably grant the President's request to extend martial law, citing a survey that says majority of Filipinos support the original proclamation

Opposition lawmakers hit Duterte's 'whimsical' martial law request

Grab and Uber, BBL, White House | Midday wRap

Jul 18, 2017 - 1:20 PM

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Grab and Uber, BBL, White House | Midday wRap

Duterte asks lawmakers for 60-day martial law extension

Jul 17, 2017 - 8:40 PM

(UPDATED) The President also asks the Senate and the House to hold a special session to tackle his request. This session will be on Saturday, July 22.

Duterte asks lawmakers for 60-day martial law extension

Imee Marcos ‘prostituting the Constitution' in tobacco funds probe – Umali

Jul 17, 2017 - 6:42 PM

Representative Reynaldo Umali says the Ilocos Norte governor engages in 'forum shopping' by urging the SC to take over the case of detained provincial executives

Imee Marcos ‘prostituting the Constitution' in tobacco funds probe – Umali

House delays release of lawmakers' SALNs for 2016

Jul 17, 2017 - 5:25 PM

The House leadership creates a committee on SALN review, which has yet to adopt its rules on the release of the public documents detailing lawmakers' net worth

House delays release of lawmakers' SALNs for 2016

House priorities: Bills on same-sex civil unions, charter change

Jul 17, 2017 - 3:03 PM

Lawmakers are also expected to approve the proposed supplemental budget for the rehabilitation of Marawi City

House priorities: Bills on same-sex civil unions, charter change

Lawmakers to OK martial law extension if Duterte asks – House leaders

Jul 17, 2017 - 2:15 PM

Deputy Speakers Fredenil Castro and Gwen Garcia make the statement ahead of the meeting of administration-allied legislators with the President on Monday evening, July 17

Lawmakers to OK martial law extension if Duterte asks – House leaders

#AnimatED: Ang kahibangan ng 5 taong batas militar ni Alvarez

Jul 17, 2017 - 9:16 AM

Sawang-sawa na raw siya sa mga travel advisory na nagbababala sa mga nais tumapak sa Mindanao. Pero saang La La Land dadagsain ng turista ang isang lugar na nasa ilalim ng martial law?

#AnimatED: Ang kahibangan ng 5 taong batas militar ni Alvarez

Duterte to meet lawmakers before martial law expires

Jul 15, 2017 - 1:45 PM

The agenda is expected to include martial law in Mindanao and the newly drafted Bangsamoro Basic Law

Duterte to meet lawmakers before martial law expires

[Newspoint] The other Marcos phenomenon

Jul 15, 2017 - 8:56 AM

Why do Marvin Marcos and others in his infamous league get easy deals from the Duterte regime?

[Newspoint] The other Marcos phenomenon

Morales, Marcos vs Farinas, Liu | Midday wRap

Jul 14, 2017 - 12:46 PM

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Morales, Marcos vs Farinas, Liu | Midday wRap

Fariñas joined distribution of mini-cabs probed by House – Imee Marcos

Jul 14, 2017 - 11:30 AM

'Kayo na lang po ang humusga,' says the Ilocos Norte governor of photos of Ilocos Norte 1st District Representative Rodolfo Fariñas with her when she distributed the vehicles in 2012

Fariñas joined distribution of mini-cabs probed by House – Imee Marcos

Imee Marcos demands end to House 'inquisition'

Jul 13, 2017 - 1:55 PM

(UPDATED) 'Pulitikang lokal ang pinagmulan nito. Bakit hindi ibalik sa Ilocos Norte ang laban na 'yan?' says Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos as she slams the House probe led by Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas

Imee Marcos demands end to House 'inquisition'

P50,000 at stake as House launches Bill Drafting Contest for students

Jul 11, 2017 - 7:05 PM

The winning bill will be referred to the appropriate House committee, which will then formally file the measure in Congress

P50,000 at stake as House launches Bill Drafting Contest for students

Health experts push for PH policy on teenage pregnancy

Jul 11, 2017 - 5:05 PM

On World Population Day, experts call on lawmakers to work towards the enactment of bills tackling the issue of teenage pregnancy in the Philippines

Health experts push for PH policy on teenage pregnancy

House 'overpaid' more than P306,000 to resigned employees – COA

Jul 11, 2017 - 3:20 PM

State auditors point to 'weaknesses' in the House of Representatives' monitoring of its employees' status and payroll

House 'overpaid' more than P306,000 to resigned employees – COA

Fashion house Lanvin names Olivier Lapidus artistic director

Jul 11, 2017 - 10:46 AM

Olivier Lapidus replaces Bouchra Jarrar, who quit after 10 months from the fashion brand

Fashion house Lanvin names Olivier Lapidus artistic director

Lawmakers slam Alvarez's proposal to extend martial law to 2022

Jul 10, 2017 - 4:18 PM

Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman says any extension shall be upon the initiative of the President

Lawmakers slam Alvarez's proposal to extend martial law to 2022

Japanese teacher boosts livelihood capacities of SPED graduates in Bohol

Jul 09, 2017 - 9:28 AM

A former JICA volunteer, Akiko Sugiyama goes back to Bohol to establish a livelihood training center for SPED graduates

Japanese teacher boosts livelihood capacities of SPED graduates in Bohol

Human rights not discussed in ASEAN lawmakers' anti-drug meeting

Jul 06, 2017 - 8:55 PM

AIPA Secretary-General Isra Sunthornvut says there was 'no room' to criticize the controversial Philippine war against drugs

Human rights not discussed in ASEAN lawmakers' anti-drug meeting

Opposition lawmakers to contest SC martial law ruling

Jul 06, 2017 - 6:10 PM

Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman says they will 'expose serious errors in the majority decision' of the Supreme Court when they file a motion for reconsideration

Opposition lawmakers to contest SC martial law ruling

Post-Marawi siege, ‘overwhelmed’ SC justices favored martial law – Lagman

Jul 05, 2017 - 4:29 PM

Though disagreeing with a majority of the justices, anti-martial law petitioner and opposition lawmaker Edcel Lagman says he will respect the ruling of the Supreme Court

Post-Marawi siege, ‘overwhelmed’ SC justices favored martial law – Lagman

Arroyo wants transportation security commission vs terrorism

Jul 05, 2017 - 1:01 PM

The former Chief Executive, whose presidency witnessed the worst terror attack in the country, says a 'system of accountability' would allow concerned agencies to perform their functions better

Arroyo wants transportation security commission vs terrorism

House defers show cause order vs 3 CA justices in Ilocos detention case

Jul 04, 2017 - 9:53 PM

This comes after House Sergeant-at-Arms Roland Detabali filed a motion for the 3 justices of the CA Special 4th Division to inhibit from the case

House defers show cause order vs 3 CA justices in Ilocos detention case

House bill wants ATM skimmers jailed for life, fined up to P5 million

Jul 04, 2017 - 8:15 PM

The bill seeks to declare ATM skimming as a 'crime of economic sabotage'

House bill wants ATM skimmers jailed for life, fined up to P5 million

After SC ruling on martial law, Robredo asks Congress to perform constitutional duty

Jul 04, 2017 - 6:37 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says that after the Supreme Court's ruling on the declaration of martial law, Congress should fulfill its duty to review, on behalf of the people, the declaration of martial law

After SC ruling on martial law, Robredo asks Congress to perform constitutional duty

Meralco denies 'midnight deals' with ERC on 7 coal power plants

Jul 04, 2017 - 5:45 PM

Meralco first vice president Ivanna de la Peña says talks for power supply agreements on 7 coal-fired power plants started as early as 2012

Meralco denies 'midnight deals' with ERC on 7 coal power plants

After SC ruling, lawmakers fear PH-wide expansion of martial rule

Jul 04, 2017 - 3:10 PM

'Martial law becomes a hard habit to break,' says Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin who warned of President Rodrigo Duterte's 'creeping authoritarian rule in the guise of safety and security'

After SC ruling, lawmakers fear PH-wide expansion of martial rule

PH drug war can be a 'model' for other ASEAN countries – Barbers

Jul 03, 2017 - 2:55 PM

Philippine lawmakers are set to share how the country is fighting the drug problem, in a meeting with their counterparts in the ASEAN from July 5 to 6

PH drug war can be a 'model' for other ASEAN countries – Barbers

House says Imee Marcos can still work as governor while in detention

Jul 03, 2017 - 12:25 PM

The House also readies the detention room of the 3 CA justices who ordered the provisional release of 6 Ilocos Norte officials implicated in the tobacco funds probe

House says Imee Marcos can still work as governor while in detention

#AnimatED: In this corner, Marcos vs Fariñas

Jul 03, 2017 - 9:03 AM

Welcome to a world beyond your control, Governor Marcos

#AnimatED: In this corner, Marcos vs Fariñas

Arresting Imee Marcos would be harder than Ronnie Dayan – lawmaker

Jul 02, 2017 - 7:55 PM

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos would face arrest if she does not attend the July 25 House hearing

Arresting Imee Marcos would be harder than Ronnie Dayan – lawmaker

Red flags in Imee's Ilocos Norte and P66.45M tobacco fund use

Jul 01, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Missing documents, improper bidding processes, and officials mum on the issue surround the alleged misuse by Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos of millions worth of tobacco funds

Red flags in Imee's Ilocos Norte and P66.45M tobacco fund use

How to sing PH national anthem, and display symbols in proposed flag code

Jun 30, 2017 - 2:25 PM

A House bill sets tougher penalties for improper singing of 'Lupang Hinirang,' as well as incorrect usage of the Philippine flag and other national symbols

How to sing PH national anthem, and display symbols in proposed flag code

Trump, South Korean president hold post-dinner talks on North Korea policy

Jun 30, 2017 - 10:44 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-In lobbies US leaders to back his policy of engagement with North Korea, as the Trump administration vows to increase pressure on Pyongyang over its nuclear program

Trump, South Korean president hold post-dinner talks on North Korea policy

Duterte ‘held nation together’ but missed campaign vows – Lagman

Jun 29, 2017 - 7:21 PM

Another opposition lawmaker, Ifugao Representative Teddy Baguilat Jr, says the President is too preoccupied with the drug war that he forgets his other promises

Duterte ‘held nation together’ but missed campaign vows – Lagman

House summons Imee Marcos to tobacco fund hearing

Jun 28, 2017 - 10:49 PM

If she fails to attend the July 25 hearing, then the Ilocos Norte governor will be arrested by the House, where her accuser Rodolfo Fariñas is majority leader

House summons Imee Marcos to tobacco fund hearing

Regions should retain taxes paid by big firms – CAR, ARMM execs

Jun 28, 2017 - 5:49 PM

Cordillera and Muslim Mindanao officials tell congressmen the regions can't attain fiscal autonomy because firms that exploit their resources pay taxes in Manila

Regions should retain taxes paid by big firms – CAR, ARMM execs

Fariñas declared persona non grata in own province

Jun 27, 2017 - 8:20 PM

Ilocos Norte Provincial Board members approve the resolution against House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas, who says he will sue the local officials

Fariñas declared persona non grata in own province

Duterte, Marcos, Trump | Evening wRap

Jun 27, 2017 - 8:16 PM

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Duterte, Marcos, Trump | Evening wRap