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Palace thanks Senate for support on martial law

May 30, 2017 - 12:50 PM

But Malacañang declines to comment on the need for a joint congressional session to deliberate on the martial law declaration

Palace thanks Senate for support on martial law

Robredo to Duterte: 'Remain faithful' to Constitution, democracy

May 30, 2017 - 11:28 AM

'We urge our President to take back what he said about disregarding Congress and the [SC] and be an example to all public servants,' says Vice President Leni Robredo

Robredo to Duterte: 'Remain faithful' to Constitution, democracy

Sniper vs sniper in Marawi as residents flee

May 30, 2017 - 8:57 AM

This is the challenge as the military works to meet their deadline on Friday, June 2, to end the siege of Marawi

Sniper vs sniper in Marawi as residents flee

On Congress and martial law, 2 words: 'Duty' and 'review'

May 30, 2017 - 8:30 AM

What is assigned to Congress is not just a discretion to revoke or not to revoke President Duterte's martial law declaration but a positive duty to review it

On Congress and martial law, 2 words: 'Duty' and 'review'

Lopez on ex-Nets teammate Blatche playing for Gilas: 'It's a natural partnership'

May 29, 2017 - 8:30 PM

Brook Lopez is all praise for Andray Blatche, who has been reinforcing the Philippine team since 2014

Lopez on ex-Nets teammate Blatche playing for Gilas: 'It's a natural partnership'

Aguirre urges Congress to convene on martial law

May 29, 2017 - 8:03 PM

The justice secretary believes that if Congress convenes to affirm the President's martial law declaration, the Supreme Court won't have the last say on the issue

Aguirre urges Congress to convene on martial law

House to meet with Cabinet over Mindanao martial law on May 31

May 29, 2017 - 7:05 PM

Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas says the briefing will be open to the public unless the officials request for a closed-door session

House to meet with Cabinet over Mindanao martial law on May 31

Duterte's rape joke puts soldiers in a bad light – Robredo

May 29, 2017 - 6:55 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo, who visited wounded soldiers, says it is 'unjust' to imply that troops can commit crimes

Duterte's rape joke puts soldiers in a bad light – Robredo

WATCH: Brook Lopez is a fan of Jollibee spaghetti

May 29, 2017 - 6:46 PM

The Brooklyn Nets center is partial to the popular sweet style pasta, a Filipino favorite

WATCH: Brook Lopez is a fan of Jollibee spaghetti

Tuition, fees increases in 268 colleges and universities approved by CHED

May 29, 2017 - 6:40 PM

The most number of higher education institutions with approved tuition and fee increases are in Metro Manila, Southern Luzon, and Central Luzon

Tuition, fees increases in 268 colleges and universities approved by CHED

Caritas Philippines appeals for donations for Marawi

May 29, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Caritas Philippines, the social action arm of the Catholic Church, initially releases P300,000 to support the relief operations of the Diocese of Iligan social action center

Caritas Philippines appeals for donations for Marawi

Can Duterte do a Marcos?

May 29, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Our babyboomer mayor-president may think he is living in the 1970s, but things have changed a lot since then

Can Duterte do a Marcos?

Eagle Cement aims to be market leader by 2020

May 29, 2017 - 5:15 PM

Investors swarm Eagle Cement's debut on the Philippine Stock Exchange, as the Ang-led company goes full blast in its expansion

Eagle Cement aims to be market leader by 2020

Opposition senators seek joint session on martial law

May 29, 2017 - 4:40 PM

The joint congressional session is needed to check the 'validity of the proclamation' and to 'prevent abuses,' all 6 minority senators say in a resolution

Opposition senators seek joint session on martial law

Duterte certifies tax reform bill as urgent

May 29, 2017 - 4:00 PM

The House of Representatives could approve the bill on both 2nd and 3rd readings this week

Duterte certifies tax reform bill as urgent

Opposition lawmakers hit 'creeping authoritarianism' under Duterte

May 29, 2017 - 3:35 PM

Representatives Gary Alejano, Teddy Baguilat Jr, and Tom Villarin say President Rodrigo Duterte cannot ignore Congress and the Supreme Court over the martial law declaration in Mindanao

Opposition lawmakers hit 'creeping authoritarianism' under Duterte

No joint session on martial law is a cover-up, say opposition lawmakers

May 29, 2017 - 3:14 PM

Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman says the majority want to hide the discussion from the public because the martial law declaration has no basis

No joint session on martial law is a cover-up, say opposition lawmakers

Brook Lopez says Kobe Paras a 'role model' for chasing NBA dream

May 29, 2017 - 2:47 PM

'He's being a great role model for the younger players here,' says the Brooklyn Nets big man during his visit to the Philippines

Brook Lopez says Kobe Paras a 'role model' for chasing NBA dream

Peace talks, Duterte, US Embassy | Midday wRap

May 29, 2017 - 2:14 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Natashya Gutierrez

Peace talks, Duterte, US Embassy | Midday wRap

Duterte cannot ignore SC, Congress on martial law – senators

May 29, 2017 - 1:46 PM

'The President swore to uphold and defend the Constitution, not willfully defile it and do only as he wants,' says minority Senator Francis Pangilinan

Duterte cannot ignore SC, Congress on martial law – senators

How a military raid triggered Marawi attacks

May 29, 2017 - 12:53 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Rappler sits down with Major General Rolando Bautista, the commander who ordered the military to raid a village in Marawi City last Tuesday, May 23

How a military raid triggered Marawi attacks

Duterte will respect any SC ruling on martial law – Palace

May 29, 2017 - 12:44 PM

Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella says Duterte's remarks on martial law are 'not meant to bypass the Supreme Court or the legislative'

Duterte will respect any SC ruling on martial law – Palace

Duterte accepts Misuari's offer of MNLF fighters vs Maute

May 29, 2017 - 11:30 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte also says MNLF, MILF, and NPA rebels can become soldiers, complete with salaries and housing benefits

Duterte accepts Misuari's offer of MNLF fighters vs Maute

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 29, 2017

May 29, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Hi! Here are the top stories you shouldn't miss this Monday

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 29, 2017

House summons Imee Marcos to tobacco funds probe

May 29, 2017 - 10:55 AM

(UPDATED) The House committee on good government and public accountability also detains 6 Ilocos Norte officials for giving 'dismissive' answers during the hearing

House summons Imee Marcos to tobacco funds probe

#AnimatED: Why Duterte's martial law terrorizes us

May 29, 2017 - 9:00 AM

It makes us lose sight of the true nature of the new threat of terror: that it is ubiquitous, knows no boundaries, and is not only Mindanao's cross to bear

#AnimatED: Why Duterte's martial law terrorizes us

PH gov't formally withdraws from latest peace round with communists

May 29, 2017 - 7:50 AM

The breakdown of the talks, held in a scenic Dutch seaside resort, comes as fighting flared between government forces and militants in the south

PH gov't formally withdraws from latest peace round with communists

Duterte: Only AFP, PNP can tell me to end martial law

May 28, 2017 - 11:55 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says Congress and the Supreme Court cannot tell him what to do because they are 'not the ones risking their lives' on the battlefield

Duterte: Only AFP, PNP can tell me to end martial law

Marawi bishop in 'frustrating' wait for updates on hostages

May 28, 2017 - 11:30 PM

'Frustrating sa amin na maghihintay ka ng wala,' the bishop says as the military has not updated him about a kidnapped priest and at least 12 companions

Marawi bishop in 'frustrating' wait for updates on hostages

Gov't spending on infrastructure falls by P9B in April

May 28, 2017 - 10:15 PM

The Department of Budget and Management says the drop is mainly due to the absence of big-ticket expenditures in the military's modernization program, which are set for later in the year

Gov't spending on infrastructure falls by P9B in April

FAST FACTS: Poverty in Mindanao

May 28, 2017 - 8:36 PM

Decades of armed conflict have hampered development in Mindanao, where most of the Philippines' poorest regions are located

FAST FACTS: Poverty in Mindanao

Filoil: FEU cruises past Mapua, San Beda defeats La Salle

May 28, 2017 - 7:29 PM

Robert Bollick scores 27 as San Beda defeats the defending UAAP champions

Filoil: FEU cruises past Mapua, San Beda defeats La Salle

Why should we respect the PH Flag?

May 28, 2017 - 6:28 PM

According to the curator of the Aguinaldo Shrine, it's important to revisit the history of the flag and be reminded of how our heroes fought for our independence

Why should we respect the PH Flag?

CHR to Duterte: Rape is never a joke

May 28, 2017 - 6:20 PM

'Women, especially those poor and vulnerable who bear the brunt of the ongoing violence on the ground, are not objects of ridicule either,' says the Commission on Human Rights

CHR to Duterte: Rape is never a joke

What can local governments do when terror strikes?

May 28, 2017 - 5:30 PM

When terror strikes, the first responders are barangay officials, mayors, and governors

What can local governments do when terror strikes?

Marawi retrieves bodies on streets amid air strikes

May 28, 2017 - 5:20 PM

The Lanao del Sur crisis management committee says 2,000 civilians remain trapped in areas controlled by terrorists

Marawi retrieves bodies on streets amid air strikes

5 things to make PH a better place for scientists

May 28, 2017 - 4:00 PM

Here's a short 'wishlist' from the Pinoy scientists themselves

5 things to make PH a better place for scientists

Why Mindanao lawyers have qualms about martial law

May 28, 2017 - 3:58 PM

A Maranao lawyer suggests the deployment of women soldiers, or Muslim women soldiers, to checkpoints and the inclusion of 'sensitivity to culture and religion' in the implementing guidelines

Why Mindanao lawyers have qualms about martial law

19 civilians killed in Marawi siege – military

May 28, 2017 - 1:03 PM

The casualties include 3 women and a child who were found dead near a university, says the Armed Forces of the Philippines

19 civilians killed in Marawi siege – military

WATCH: Poppert's 'Go With the Flow' music video

May 28, 2017 - 12:30 PM

The former 'Voice Philippines' contestant releases a music video to go with his feel-good song

WATCH: Poppert's 'Go With the Flow' music video

The centenarians of Narvacan

May 28, 2017 - 11:00 AM

There are 9 residents of Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, who are 100 years or older. They are all women, and here are the secrets of their longevity.

The centenarians of Narvacan

China should pay and go

May 28, 2017 - 10:00 AM

As China and the Philippines engage in bilateral talks, Manila should revisit the South China Sea arbitral award and not sleep on its rights

China should pay and go

Ateneo presidents to Duterte admin: Act 'judiciously' on martial law

May 28, 2017 - 9:05 AM

'We call on everyone to remain vigilant, to hold our officials accountable for their actions, to demand to know and to be told the truth at all times,' say all 5 presidents of Ateneo universities

Ateneo presidents to Duterte admin: Act 'judiciously' on martial law

Martial Law 2.0 in Mindanao: Beta version of Duterte's authoritarian project

May 28, 2017 - 12:50 AM

Duterte is using a sledgehammer to take on a job that is properly accomplished with precision tools. It is the convenient but indiscriminate weapon of an authoritarian leader.

Martial Law 2.0 in Mindanao: Beta version of Duterte's authoritarian project

Jesuit leader says martial law 'fraught with danger'

May 28, 2017 - 12:11 AM

Father Antonio Moreno urges vigilance 'so that the dark atrocities of martial law under Ferdinand Marcos not be repeated'

Jesuit leader says martial law 'fraught with danger'

No joint session on martial law? Congress 'shields' Duterte

May 28, 2017 - 12:11 AM

Unlike in 2009 when then president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo declared martial law in Maguindanao, Congress, now filled with Duterte allies, has no plans of convening to discuss his martial law declaration

No joint session on martial law? Congress 'shields' Duterte

Urban warfare still a challenge for soldiers in Marawi

May 27, 2017 - 11:32 PM

'We have to clear one step at a time, house to house, block by block....It would take time before it could be cleared,' says AFP chief General Eduardo Año

Urban warfare still a challenge for soldiers in Marawi

Ramadan begins for world's Muslims, violently for some

May 27, 2017 - 11:26 PM

Although for many, Ramadan is a time for families to gather and break the fast with an iftar meal at sunset and socialize, this year it has been marked by violence

Ramadan begins for world's Muslims, violently for some

PNP suspends permits to carry guns outside homes in Mindanao

May 27, 2017 - 10:48 PM

The announcement comes almost 5 days after martial law was declared in Mindanao

PNP suspends permits to carry guns outside homes in Mindanao

EU defends aid with conditions: It's our taxpayers' money

May 27, 2017 - 9:41 PM

'If people think that other donors would be without conditions, I would like to see those providers of assistance who have no conditions,' an EU official says

EU defends aid with conditions: It's our taxpayers' money