Akdang-Buhay: Cirilo Bautista talks about coming full circle from his humble beginnings to giving back to the less fortunate but talented writers
How big mining is moving earth (and heaven) to prevent the confirmation of Duterte’s environment crusader
(UPDATED) Pawn Storm, also known as APT28, is also believed to be behind the attacks on the US Democratic National Committee, thought to be aimed at undermining Hillary Clinton's presidential bid
The Vice President's camp recently said she would only pay the deposit after the recount of ballots being questioned by Ferdinand Marcos Jr is completed
(3RD UPDATE) The High Court says it 'found that there is no law that prohibits the construction of the challenged Torre de Manila'
'Since ancient Athens and Rome, lies and damned lies have always been part of political discourse,' says University of Houston professor Robert Zaretsky.
It's also a 'love story' that reveals apparent gaps between the PNP and an anti-crime commission under the Office of the President
Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen are set to go head-to-head in the second round of France's presidential election on May 7
Nicholas Maduro, in his weekly television address, endorses voting planned for later this year at the mayoral and gubernatorial level rather than at the presidential level
Here are some of the reactions to the projected results of the first round of the French elections
(3rd UPDATE) Macron tops Sunday's first round with 23.9% of votes, slightly ahead of National Front (FN) leader Le Pen with 21.4%, according to near-final results from the interior ministry
See the level of emissions and the number of trees Secretary Vernice Victorio's household needs to plant to offset it
(UPDATED) Far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron are the frontrunners to progress to a run-off on May 7 but the result is too close to call in a deeply divided country
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Nearly 47 million voters are set to go to the polls, with 11 candidates vying for president
France goes to the polls on Sunday, April 23, in an election seen as crucial for the future of a deeply divided country and the beleaguered European Union
None of the 4 main candidates can afford to be neutral on the EU, whether they portray it as the source of all woes or a guarantee of peace and stability
On Earth Day, we discussed what Filipinos can do beyond the ratification of the agreement that seeks to curb global warming
(UPDATED) The National Historical Commission of the Philippines declares the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex a national historical landmark and saves it from the wrecking ball
Three of the 4 frontrunners – far-right leader Marine Le Pen, centrist Emmanuel Macron and conservative Francois Fillon – call off campaign events planned for Friday in the wake of the attack
For many, Jean-Luc Melenchon has emerged as the main voice on the left
The CCT program, which provides direct cash assistance to the poorest Filipinos, owes millions to government partners that facilitated the money transfer
The election was the most politically significant regional election in Indonesia’s history because it was a referendum on the future of Indonesia’s ethno-religious diversity and tolerance after unwanted intervention by a number of radical Islamist groups.
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Winning candidate Anies Baswedan, a former education minister, thanked Jakarta's voters for supporting him and hinted that he would move to heal the divisions in the capital after the bitter poll, if his victory was confirmed.
Marine Le Pen has spent years trying to broaden support for her National Front party, but she signals a return to the core concerns of many of her supporters in recent speeches
Moreno wins the April 2 second round with a 51.15% share – more than 226,000 votes ahead of his conservative rival Guillermo Lasso
The Philippine Competition Commission wants to be allowed to review the transaction between San Miguel, PLDT, and Globe
(UPDATED) A Democrat nearly claims outright victory in a closely watched congressional primary in Georgia
(UPDATED) The House of Commons votes by 522 to 13 to hold a general election on June 8 – plunging Britain back into political uncertainty just weeks before the start of negotiations on leaving the European Union
Tusk spokesperson: 'We expect to have the Brexit guidelines adopted by the European Council on 29 April and, following that, the Brexit negotiating directives ready on 22 May'
The Supreme Court affirms its rejection of a petition that alleges the SEC guidelines on foreign ownership were ‘tailor-made’ to allow PLDT to skirt the cap set by the Constitution
(UPDATED) The foiled plot sparked fears that the closing days of the campaign could be a target for extremists ahead of Sunday's (April 23) vote, the country's most unpredictable election in decades
'If the development of the regions can be achieved by decentralization, why still make them independent states and divide the country as a result?' asks former Supreme Court Justice Vicente Mendoza
(4th UPDATE) Theresa May's dramatic announcement comes after months of tumult in British politics following the Brexit vote
Democrat Jon Ossoff aims to strike the first blow in what is shaping up to be a bitter, 18-month battle for control of the US Congress in the 2018 elections that come halfway through Trump's presidential term
Showing no sign of pulling his punches, Erdogan says Turkey could hold further referendums on its EU bid and re-introducing the death penalty
The unpredictable race narrows dramatically, with surveys suggesting 4 candidates are in contention to win one of the top two spots in the April 23 vote and progress to the run-off election a fortnight later
The President renews the ad interim appointment of secretaries Lopez for the environment, Taguiwalo for social welfare, Mariano for agrarian reform, and Ubial for health
Akdang-Buhay: F. Sionil Jose talks about literature, colonialism, and class struggles
The sweeping constitutional changes approved in the vote create a presidential system that will grant Erdogan more power than any leader in modern Turkish history
The French go to the polls on April 23 to choose two candidates from a field of 11 who will go head-to-head in a run-off
The measure aims to preserve the schoolhouses designed by American architect William Parsons and funded through Act Number 1801 by ex-Philippine Assembly member Isauro Gabaldon
Turks are voting in a referendum on sweeping changes to the president's role which, if agreed, would grant President Recep Tayyip Erdogan more power than any leader of Turkey since its founding
(UPDATED) 'Let it be known to the perpetrators of this act that the state shall not tolerate citizens taking the law in their own hands,' says Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
(UPDATED) President Rouhani faces a tougher than expected battle for a second term on May 19, as criticism mounts over the continued stagnation of the economy
One candidate says martial law shouldn't be feared, while another says research should be done first on what it's all about