The provincial officials' lawyer Estelito Mendoza urges the Court of Appeals to grant their petition for a writ of habeas corpus
President Rodrigo Duterte paints human rights defenders as an obstacle to the change he promised, according to iDEFEND's Ellecer Carlos
Calling himself the 'tribune of the people,' Solicitor General Jose Calida has visited a drug lord in jail and faced the Supreme Court – all to bring down a Duterte critic
The first book about 'The Boy Who Lived' turns 20 years old on June 26, 2017
(UPDATED) Filmmaker Paolo Villaluna’s feature film 'Pauwi Na,' starring Bembol Roco and Cherry Pie Picache, wins the top prize at the Shangahi International Film Festival 2017
A program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development hopes to 'give former drug dependents a sense of responsibility and belonging' while 'strengthening the disaster resilience and response of communities'
371 participants from government agencies and non-government groups help form the 'human leaf'
President Duterte has criticized the past government for the slow rehab of Eastern Visayas. What happens when he tells agencies he is getting impatient?
With the benefits the proposed jeepney modernization program promises, the government says it is not anti-poor – it even is pro-poor, they say
The P2.67-billion Chico River Pump Irrigation Project is seen to boost the country's agricultural production, but some tribes fear that it will adversely affect their communities
Robert Onggocan becomes the first boxer to stop Marjun Pantilgan after Pantilgan remains on his stool following the ninth round
The additional fund will allow DOLE to hire 36 labor law compliance officers
Ongoing projects – Pipol Konek, the National Broadband Plan, and the National Government Portal – star at big launch hosted by the Department of Information and Communications Technology
Authorities say they will intensify sea patrols and deployment of assets to protect Boracay Island from any armed groups
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Puerto Princesa Mayor Lucilo Bayron is back as city chief months after he was removed from the position
The changes in the High Court come amid highly controversial issues awaiting decision
Former Interior Secretary Ismael Sueno clips the powers of the 3 undersecretaries before they convinced President Duterte to fire the DILG chief
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Canberra, which has an extensive defense cooperation program with Manila, says two high-tech AP-3C Orion aircraft will provide surveillance support to the Philippine military
Globe's prepaid customers in crisis-hit Marawi City can send free texts to all networks and make free calls to Globe and TM networks
Eid'l Fitr or the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan falls on Monday, June 26
How did he circumvent the 3-term limit set by the Constitution and the Local Government Code?
(UPDATED) P4,000 in cash will also be provided to each family to help them start a new life in Marawi
In these formal or informal areas, women and children can feel safe – free from violence, trauma, and threats
BPI president and CEO Cezar Consing says 'most if not all' of the amount has been returned, with a majority of affected accounts involving those owned by small businesses
The president seizes on the result of a closely-watched special election in Georgia as a vote of confidence
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez advises Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and CA Presiding Justice Andres Reyes to ‘discipline’ their justices
The administration's aim is not only to build homes for the poor but to build them within urban centers. It's a challenge on which past governments failed.
The companies fear they will not be able to comply with future capital requirements by the Philippine Insurers and Reinsurers Association
The House ends its probe into the deadly attack on the hotel-casino, with findings and recommendations expected to be out by next week
Armeen Gomez tells lawmakers he was named Armenio, but gives a vague explanation before invoking his right against self-incrimination
The lawmaker who filed the bill seeking a P3,000 casino entrance fee admits he also gambles, but argues the law does not prohibit legislators from doing so
David Chua, chairman of Travellers International Hotel Group that owns and operates Resorts World, has been subpoenaed to appear on Wednesday, June 21
(UPDATED) Victim Elizabeth Panlilio-Gonzales, the late wife of Representative Aurelio Gonzales Jr, allegedly loses a Rolex watch, jewelry, as well as her ATM and credit cards during the attack
The 22-year-old graduating student will speak on behalf of 36 summa cum laude students and 4,000 graduates
Get ready – 'Concrete and Gold' has 'more twists and turns than a live Senate hearing' says a note on the Foo Fighters' website
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(UPDATED) Republican Karen Handel wins a fierce, closely-watched special congressional election in Georgia, US media project, salvaging a seat in traditional conservative territory
'Tutulungan ko kayo hanggang relocation. And then, we will rehabilitate ang Marawi. Gaganda iyon ulit,' says President Rodrigo Duterte as he visits evacuees staying in Iligan City
In a confidential memo submitted to President Duterte, DILG officials and employees accuse Jesus Hinlo, John Castriciones, and Emily Padilla of corruption
The committee on good government asks appellate court justices to explain their order for the provisional release of the Ilocos Norte officials detained by the House
The good government committee tells the officials, 'If you’re not willing to answer any questions, wala po kaming magagawa kundi ibalik kayo sa detention cell'
The DILG projects that a total of P28.2 million is needed every 6 months to fund the salaries of the 261 dependents of injured and fallen soldiers and cops
More than 100,000 students stand to benefit from the program funded by the 2016 budget of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund
(UPDATED) Republicans are facing a sobering reminder of their president's poor approval ratings, as 30-year-old centrist Democrat Jon Ossoff, a filmmaker and onetime political assistant, clings to the narrowest of leads
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'Balik-Islam Group in the Philippines is very peaceful, very democratic, and very tolerant and linking them with ISIS is in fact providing them an injustice,' says terror expert Rommel Banlaoi