The victims include the children, nieces, and neighbors of the alleged operator of the cybersex den
The Philippine government says it will soon be arresting one suspect for spreading terrorist propaganda online in relation to the Marawi crisis
The High Court notes that the temporary restraining order it issued in 2015 'never meant to enjoin the processing of the entire gamut of family planning supplies that have been declared as unquestionably non-abortifacient'
Captain Roy Cuesta recounts his ordeal during the 2012 Scarborough Shoal standoff that prompted the Philippines to sue China before an arbitral tribunal in The Hague
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'
(UPDATED) Commission on Human Rights Chairperson Chito Gascon reminds the police of their 'strict obligation to act only in accordance with law'
The arrest of the Chinese nationals is part of the PNP's streamlined crackdown on illegal gambling
Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial says most of the members of the Duterte Cabinet support unitary taxation on cigarettes
National Privacy Commissioner Mon Liboro talks to Rappler about the perils of the Comelec data leak and other issues on data privacy
(4th UPDATE) The National Privacy Commission says that the Commission on Elections and its chairman Andres Bautista violated provisions of the Data Privacy Act of 2012
The IOC said the action was being taken following evidence produced by World Anti-Doping Agency investigator Richard McLaren, who released his latest report on December 9
Those who oppose the proposed two-tier excise tax structure on cigarettes urge Filipinos to rally behind a unitary tax rate of P40 by 2018
The House of Representatives passes the bill despite opposition from the Department of Finance
(UPDATED) International sport had been 'hijacked' by the Russians, according to Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren, who has previously accused Russia of 'state-sponsored' cheating
House ways and means panel chair Dakila Cua says HB 4144, if passed into law, would generate additional P14 billion in government revenue
The House committee on ways and means approves HB 4144 after only two committee deliberations
There are 7 medalists on the latest list of dope cheats released by the International Olympic Committee, but the Russian 3000m women's steeplechase winner is the only champion on the list
The DOH's motion for reconsideration also seeks the reversal of a decision that ordered the FDA to determine if certain contraceptive drugs and devices are abortifacients or non-abortifacients
A local court says Lyan Tandeg and Shellina Nisperos are 'guilty beyond reasonable doubt for attempted trafficking'
Former Miss Universe Philippines Janine Tugonon is one of 12 Nu Muses who will be featured in a calendar that celebrates nudity as fine art
Before Hidilyn Diaz won the Philippines' first Olympic medal in 20 years, she carried the flag at the 2012 Olympics in London
Sibel Ozkan is ordered to return her silver medal after a sample retest showed signs of the banned substance stanozolol
The International Commission of Jurists expresses concern over President Rodrigo Duterte's statements 'that appear to be encouraging extrajudicial killings' of those involved in drugs
Indonesia tak hanya diisi oleh satu agama tetapi berbagai macam agama mulai dari Islam, Kristen, Katolik, Hindu, Budha, dan Khonghucu
As Globalport is compared to Powerade, former coach Bo Perasol shares the lessons he learned from his old team’s memorable 2012 Philippine Cup run
A team of cybercrime experts will operate under an 'ethical framework' in running after online criminals without trampling on civil liberties, the justice department says
The issuance seeks to guide prosecutors and public defenders on the amount of bail to recommend to the courts, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima says
(UPDATED) A total of 313 private colleges and universities will increase their tuition and other school fees for academic year 2015-2016
According to the nine-member jury, Sea Smooth skipper Lai Sai-ming is guilty on all manslaughter charges with a majority of 7 to 2
PhilHealth President Alexander Padilla acknowledges there will be 'transition difficulties' as they implement the new PhilHealth law, but government wants to implement it as soon as possible
Currently, only indigent senior citizens 77 years old and above receive P500 monthly pensions. If approved, the Senate proposal will cover all indigent citizens who are at least 60 years old.
The new law removes the qualification that a senior citizen has to be an indigent before being covered by PhilHealth
'He's not only broke, but he is broken, there is nothing left.'
The Naval Intelligence Security Force and the National Bureau of Investigation, with the PAOCC, raid 6 cybersex sites in Dinalupihan, Bataan
Xavi Hernandez, who announced his retirement from football this week, is credited with helping Spain turn its football program around to win the 2010 World Cup
Aquino's first SONA lasted 36 minutes and generated 32 rounds of applause. His last one was an hour and 30 minutes long with 85 rounds of applause.
In the Philippines, where men and women report having sex at least 9 times a month on average, premature ejaculation remains underdiagnosed and undertreated
A total of 287 private colleges and universities will increase their fees with a nationwide average of P35.66 ($0.81) per unit
The senator says CHED should consider factors, like the passing rate of colleges in board exams and the employability of graduates, before allowing tuition fee increases
One in every 5 private colleges and universities – mostly in Metro Manila – have sought CHED approval to charge higher fees for school year 2014-2015
Social media has been used to empower individuals to achieve greatness for themselves and for their country
You get aroused, you get your kicks, you get orgasms, you call it cybersex. Cybersex is sex. It is not pornography. It is not public. It is a choice.
Justice Roberto Abad, who authored the Supreme Court (SC) decision, is set to retire on May 22, making it unlikely for him to author a new ruling
The Philippines continues to violate an international treaty on freedom of expression with its libel laws, groups say
(UPDATED) Decision of the Supreme Court upholding most provisions of Republic Act 10175 or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012
Enforcers at the justice department say the libel provision in the Revised Penal Code suffices. Their priorities are graver cybercrimes like hacking, phishing, child pornography.
The Supreme Court rules most provisions of the beleaguered Cybercrime Prevention Act are constitutional
Marcos calls for the protection of free speech online by filing a bill lowering the penalty for online libel in the cybercrime law
The senator, who drew flak for this provision in the anti-cybercrime law, asks: How can celebrities seek redress after having sex videos released without their consent?
(2nd UPDATE) The High Court strikes down only 3 Cybercrime Law provisions, including one that gives the justice department the power to take down online content without a court warrant. It also rules online libel to be constitutional, with one exception.