The entertainment figure and daughter of former president Cory Aquino lists down the points she agrees with in President Rodrigo Duterte's address
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Human rights problems have largely been ignored since President Aquino took office in 2010, says a Human Rights Watch dispatch
Lawmakers have no clear definition of what constitutes a political dynasty. But Aquino himself has relatives in public office, including his first cousin Senator Bam Aquino.
The President says critics cannot just oppose the proposed law that seeks to create an autonomous Bangsamoro region. They have to provide alternatives.
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Rappler looks at Aquino's 'Social Contract with the Filipino People' to determine how he fared during his term
The Kaliwa Dam project is creating conflict within the Dumagat-Remontado tribe on whose ancestral domain the project is being constructed
After 16 years, the departments of Finance and Trade and Industry have reached an agreement and will submit the revised version of the bill this week
… PSALM will be allowed to contract additional generation capacities to address the Luzon power crisis in 2015
A combination of approved export enterprises and IT companies boosted the period’s investments
The Interruptible Load Program and energy conservation are the best options so far to mitigate the looming power shortage, the department says
Despite pleas, the agency is not extending the deadline for the accreditation of brokers and importers
President Aquino’s 5th State of the Nation Address earns raves, rants from business groups and a former Cabinet official
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.
As Malacañang mulls over a state of emergency declaration in the power sector, Meralco has outlined steps it may take to help mitigate any power shortage in Luzon in 2015
The Philippine Statistics Authority says the Philippine population will swell by nearly 50M in 2045 even with the projected decline in the annual growth rate
President Benigno Aquino hits his detractors in his 5th SONA but is silent on 3 biggest issues in 2013. Investigators say crash of MH17 caused by 'massive explosive decompression.'
The TV host-actress became emotional when President Benigno Aquino III mentioned their late parents
While they were disappointed over the President's non-mention of the FOI bill, his emotional mention of his parents and his answer to his critics and detractors were not lost on them
Hundreds gather to protest Aquino's 5th State of the Nation Address. They say the time for giving him a chance is over.
(UPDATED) Makabayan bloc says 'it's now time to impeach the President who has further pushed our countrymen into increasing poverty'
The President is expected to tackle the Bangsamoro draft law during his SONA
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How is the Customs doing a year after President Aquino singled it out in his SONA for being incompetent and corrupt?
Now 15 years pending in Congress, will this measure be passed before President Aquino’s term ends in 2016?
As President Aquino delivers his 5th SONA on July 28, businessmen say their top 3 wishes are improved competitiveness, increased foreign direct investments, and more jobs
In his 2013 State of the Nation Address, President Aquino 11 bills to pass and laws to review and amend immediately. See the status of each one year on
LGBT group Kapederasyon holds a fashion show protest over Aquino's 'anti-people and anti-national policies'
Without addressing criticisms and controversies, the SONA renders the demands of citizens invisible
President Benigno Aquino III outlines in his State of the Nation Address on July 22 the problems that have plagued the Public-Private Partnership scheme, his flagship infrastructure program
Philippines' stellar economic growth attracts foreign investors, but the main issues why job-generating capital is still coming in trickles are the 40% foreign ownership limit and red tape
Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima identifies 9 priority measures the executive department will propose to lawmakers when President Benigno Aquino delivers his State of the Nation Address on July 22
FOI principal author Rep Erin Tañada says Congress can still pass the FOI bill this year even if Aquino did not mention it in the SONA