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'I certainly believe, very strongly, that a man with the human rights record of President Duterte should not be invited to the White House,' a US lawmaker says
'It is paramount that human rights violations are not an unintended consequence of the war on drugs,' US Congressman Randy Hultgren says
The hearing is scheduled Thursday 10 pm (Manila time). Watch it live on Rappler.
'Insinuations and hasty judgments have no place in due process,' says Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella as the US Congress holds an inquiry into Duterte's bloody drug war
LP legislators promise to properly assess whether or not Congress should grant President Rodrigo Duterte's request to extend martial law in Mindanao until the end of the year
Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon
In his letter to Congress, President Rodrigo Duterte says the government is not yet capable of neutralizing well-equipped terrorists in Marawi by July 22
President Rodrigo Duterte sends his letter to Congress on July 18 – 4 days before his martial law declaration in Mindanao expires
At least 3 bills are filed in the House of Representatives and the Senate seeking to make ride-hailing services as an alternative public transport mode
Repairs are underway at the Batasang Pambansa, where President Rodrigo Duterte will be delivering his speech on July 24
The Ilocos Norte politician makes things work in a chamber of sometimes unruly lawmakers
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Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and Associate Justice Andres Reyes Jr have urged the House to observe separation of powers between the judiciary and legislature
But Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says Congress will probably grant the President's request to extend martial law, citing a survey that says majority of Filipinos support the original proclamation
(UPDATED) Two more US Republican senators announce their opposition to their party's efforts to revamp Obamacare, derailing the controversial legislation in its current form
(UPDATED) The President also asks the Senate and the House to hold a special session to tackle his request. This session will be on Saturday, July 22.
Representative Reynaldo Umali says the Ilocos Norte governor engages in 'forum shopping' by urging the SC to take over the case of detained provincial executives
The House leadership creates a committee on SALN review, which has yet to adopt its rules on the release of the public documents detailing lawmakers' net worth
Lawmakers are also expected to approve the proposed supplemental budget for the rehabilitation of Marawi City
Indian lawmakers vote to pick the country's president, who is certain to come from the lowest Dalit caste
Deputy Speakers Fredenil Castro and Gwen Garcia make the statement ahead of the meeting of administration-allied legislators with the President on Monday evening, July 17
A group is now lobbying the US Congress to take a careful look at the violent anti-drug campaign of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte
The agenda is expected to include martial law in Mindanao and the newly drafted Bangsamoro Basic Law
'The Court can still decide regardless of the expiration of the 60-day period, but the best time to decide is now,' says former solicitor general Florin Hilbay
'Kayo na lang po ang humusga,' says the Ilocos Norte governor of photos of Ilocos Norte 1st District Representative Rodolfo Fariñas with her when she distributed the vehicles in 2012
(UPDATED) 'Pulitikang lokal ang pinagmulan nito. Bakit hindi ibalik sa Ilocos Norte ang laban na 'yan?' says Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos as she slams the House probe led by Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas
The winning bill will be referred to the appropriate House committee, which will then formally file the measure in Congress
On World Population Day, experts call on lawmakers to work towards the enactment of bills tackling the issue of teenage pregnancy in the Philippines
State auditors point to 'weaknesses' in the House of Representatives' monitoring of its employees' status and payroll
(UPDATED) As Senators returned for work in Washington after a week off, Trump challenged fellow Republicans to make good on their signature campaign promise: repeal and replace 'Obamacare'
Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman says any extension shall be upon the initiative of the President
President Duterte's Senate allies say his high ratings in Luzon and the Visayas show staunch support for his martial law declaration in Mindanao
AIPA Secretary-General Isra Sunthornvut says there was 'no room' to criticize the controversial Philippine war against drugs
Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman says they will 'expose serious errors in the majority decision' of the Supreme Court when they file a motion for reconsideration
'That's the best part of the decision. The Court made it clear that it had the power to review the President's decision,' says a legal expert of the SC ruling on the petitions against martial law in Mindanao
The P491 minimum wage in Metro Manila has a real value of only P357, based on National Wages and Productivity Commission data
The House of Representatives committee on transportation warns the Department of Transportation may be rushing its implementation of the Public Utility Vehicle modernization program
'These people have no right to enjoy our Internet freedom only to abuse our women and children,' says Senator Risa Hontiveros in pushing for Senate Bill 1251 or the Anti-Gender-Based Electronic Violence bill
The bill still needs to undergo second and third readings, and would need its passage in the Senate, then the nod of the President
Though disagreeing with a majority of the justices, anti-martial law petitioner and opposition lawmaker Edcel Lagman says he will respect the ruling of the Supreme Court
The former Chief Executive, whose presidency witnessed the worst terror attack in the country, says a 'system of accountability' would allow concerned agencies to perform their functions better
See high-speed drones captured in slow-motion at the recently concluded Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017
The bill seeks to declare ATM skimming as a 'crime of economic sabotage'
Meralco first vice president Ivanna de la Peña says talks for power supply agreements on 7 coal-fired power plants started as early as 2012
Senator JV Ejercito says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is 'becoming damaging to the institution and becoming destructive to the country'