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President Duterte must explain to Congress

May 26, 2017 - 11:00 AM

And whoever says that Congress need not convene to deliberate on the matter had better read the Constitution again

President Duterte must explain to Congress

If you're arrested or detained, know these rights

May 26, 2017 - 9:34 AM

The Constitution remains in effect even in times of emergency, such as during martial law. This means that rights during arrest or detention remain in place.

If you're arrested or detained, know these rights

Questions you need to ask about martial law in Mindanao

May 25, 2017 - 2:23 PM

Martial law is meant to give the military control over its coverage area when the civilian government could no longer function

Questions you need to ask about martial law in Mindanao

DND to AFP: Uphold rule of law, human rights in Mindanao

May 25, 2017 - 11:40 AM

With martial law in place in Mindanao, the Department of National Defense reminds the Armed Forces of the Philippines not to violate the Constitution

DND to AFP: Uphold rule of law, human rights in Mindanao

Senate 'can't outvote' House in martial law vote – Lacson

May 24, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Senator Panfilo Lacson says the Senate has only 22 members while the House of Representatives – dominated by administration allies – has 292 members

Senate 'can't outvote' House in martial law vote – Lacson

Vietnam coach finds Filipino crowd 'clever' for fake shot clock countdown

May 18, 2017 - 7:35 PM

Gilas Pilipinas fans create their own form of entertainment at SEABA 2017

Vietnam coach finds Filipino crowd 'clever' for fake shot clock countdown

17th Congress to convene as Con-Ass by 2018, says Alvarez

May 16, 2017 - 5:35 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says the Senate and the House will convene as a Constituent Assembly next year 'with or without' the constitutional committee created by the President

17th Congress to convene as Con-Ass by 2018, says Alvarez

Berita selebriti hari ini: Senin, 8 Mei 2017

May 08, 2017 - 9:41 AM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

Berita selebriti hari ini: Senin, 8 Mei 2017

SC affirms ruling in favor of SEC’s 60-40 foreign ownership rule

Apr 18, 2017 - 11:21 PM

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

SC affirms ruling in favor of SEC’s 60-40 foreign ownership rule

Decentralization, not federalism, key to PH progress – constitutionalists

Apr 18, 2017 - 7:09 PM

'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

Decentralization, not federalism, key to PH progress – constitutionalists

Thai king signs junta's new constitution

Apr 06, 2017 - 1:37 PM

(UPDATED) The military says the charter – Thailand's twentieth since 1932 – will curb unrest in the politically-split kingdom and keep out corrupt lawmakers

Thai king signs junta's new constitution

FAST FACTS: Avoiding double taxation for nonresidents

Apr 01, 2017 - 1:30 PM

The Philippines is currently a signatory to 41 tax treaties that address double taxation situations

FAST FACTS: Avoiding double taxation for nonresidents

Rewriting other parts of the Constitution?

Mar 29, 2017 - 7:18 PM

Are we content with the modes provided for rewriting the Constitution?

Rewriting other parts of the Constitution?

FAST FACTS: Time to pay taxes, what should you know?

Mar 29, 2017 - 4:29 PM

As we approach the tax month of April, check if you know enough about the Philippine tax landscape

FAST FACTS: Time to pay taxes, what should you know?

Why Duterte's plan to appoint barangay officials violates the Constitution

Mar 29, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Robert Ace Barbers' House Bill 5359, seeking to postpone village and youth polls and allowing the President to appoint OICs, contravenes the Constitution on at least 5 fronts

Why Duterte's plan to appoint barangay officials violates the Constitution

No to impeaching Duterte and Robredo

Mar 28, 2017 - 6:09 PM

What is a good thing – making top officials accountable – has now been distorted as a way of defeating the will of the people

No to impeaching Duterte and Robredo

If the VP is impeached, who takes over?

Mar 21, 2017 - 6:01 PM

(UPDATED) The 1987 Constitution says the president can nominate a member of Congress to assume the vice presidency in the event the position becomes vacant

If the VP is impeached, who takes over?

Duterte, Dela Rosa, Arroyo | Evening wRap

Mar 20, 2017 - 10:11 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Ana Arceo

Duterte, Dela Rosa, Arroyo | Evening wRap

Solomon Hill scores career-high as Pelicans topple Rockets

Mar 18, 2017 - 1:27 PM

The Pelicans spoil a James Harden triple-double as Anthony Davis contributes 24 points with 14 rebounds

Solomon Hill scores career-high as Pelicans topple Rockets

FAST FACTS: How does impeachment work?

Mar 16, 2017 - 1:10 PM

(UPDATED) The 1987 Constitution lays down rules to make some top officials, including the President, Vice President, and SC members, among others, accountable through the impeachment process

FAST FACTS: How does impeachment work?

Berita selebriti hari ini: Selasa, 14 Maret 2017

Mar 14, 2017 - 9:25 AM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

Berita selebriti hari ini: Selasa, 14 Maret 2017

Legazpi bishop to youth: Use social media to oppose death penalty

Mar 13, 2017 - 1:25 PM

Bishop Joel Baylon says young Filipinos must be 'online missionaries of God'

Legazpi bishop to youth: Use social media to oppose death penalty

Who said women are 'great partners' in nation building? Apolinario Mabini

Mar 11, 2017 - 5:07 PM

If only Apolinario Mabini's draft constitution was not politicized by his nemeses, Filipinas would have started enjoying the rights they have now as early as 1898

Who said women are 'great partners' in nation building? Apolinario Mabini

Finance officials school Alvarez on non-taxation of tuition

Mar 06, 2017 - 3:44 PM

(UPDATED) DOF Secretary Carlos Dominguez III and BIR Commissioner Cesar Dulay explain that religious institutions are only taxed for their revenue from commercial activities, not tuition

Finance officials school Alvarez on non-taxation of tuition

FULL STATEMENT: Leila de Lima on her arrest

Feb 24, 2017 - 10:38 AM

'From all these violence, killings, and crooked governance of the Duterte regime, clearly, I am not the Public Enemy No. 1 here, but this regime which has no respect for basic human rights, especially the right to life,' says Senator Leila de Lima

FULL STATEMENT: Leila de Lima on her arrest

Recto withdraws support for Cha-Cha, opposes federalism

Feb 22, 2017 - 4:02 PM

Senate Minority Leader Ralph Recto, who wants to limit charter change to economic provisions, believes federalism will harm the economy

Recto withdraws support for Cha-Cha, opposes federalism

Robredo: No need to overhaul Constitution

Feb 21, 2017 - 3:10 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says lawmakers should just introduce amendments to some provisions of the Constitution

Robredo: No need to overhaul Constitution

House plenary debate on charter change eyed in May

Feb 13, 2017 - 3:04 PM

Southern Leyte Rep Roger Mercado: 'We will be busy discussing the death penalty [first]. Then it is our hope that Congress give priority on our business when we open our session come May this year.'

House plenary debate on charter change eyed in May

Gambia to boost press freedom in constitution overhaul

Feb 08, 2017 - 10:31 PM

Reform 'particularly in the criminal justice sector and media law reform' are priorities, according to freshly appointed justice minister Abubacarr Tambadou

Gambia to boost press freedom in constitution overhaul

Facebook can soon unlock websites you've been locked out of

Jan 31, 2017 - 6:50 PM

'Delegated Recovery' is an account recovery feature that will allow users to prepare encrypted recovery tokens to regain access to sites they may have lost access to

Facebook can soon unlock websites you've been locked out of

WATCH: Ed Sheeran's music video for 'Castle On The Hill' released

Jan 23, 2017 - 10:17 PM

Ed sings about growing up in Framingham, Suffolk

WATCH: Ed Sheeran's music video for 'Castle On The Hill' released

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, January 20, 2017

Jan 20, 2017 - 10:36 AM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Friday.

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, January 20, 2017

Duterte, Calida, Macalintal | Evening wRap

Jan 19, 2017 - 9:12 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Chay Hofileña

Duterte, Calida, Macalintal | Evening wRap

SolGen: Martial law provisions in charter must be changed

Jan 19, 2017 - 2:11 PM

Solicitor General Jose Calida agrees with President Rodrigo Duterte that the protective provisions must be amended in light of future 'emergency situations'

SolGen: Martial law provisions in charter must be changed

Paranoid over martial law

Jan 17, 2017 - 10:28 AM

Is it wrong for a president to warn the nation that he is poised to declare martial law? My answer is unequivocal: No.

Paranoid over martial law

Alvarez expects ‘passionate’ debates on controversial House bills

Jan 16, 2017 - 6:32 PM

The Speaker enumerates President Rodrigo Duterte's 4 priority bills, among them the reimposition of the death penalty

Alvarez expects ‘passionate’ debates on controversial House bills

Senators to Duterte: No basis to declare martial law

Jan 16, 2017 - 12:23 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III says the President's latest statement should not be a cause for worry

Senators to Duterte: No basis to declare martial law

Media 'misreported' Duterte's martial law remarks – Palace

Jan 15, 2017 - 9:25 PM

(2ND UPDATE) 'We consider this kind of reportage as the height of journalistic irresponsibility,' says Communications Secretary Martin Andanar

Media 'misreported' Duterte's martial law remarks – Palace

Federal probe slams 'pattern of excessive force' by Chicago police

Jan 14, 2017 - 11:54 AM

The use of unreasonable force 'falls heaviest on predominantly black and Latino neighborhoods,' says the Justice Department

Federal probe slams 'pattern of excessive force' by Chicago police

Ed Sheeran breaks Spotify records with new music

Jan 14, 2017 - 9:52 AM

Ed's new song, 'Shape of You,' gets over 52 million listens in a single week

Ed Sheeran breaks Spotify records with new music

Thai king orders charter amendment in rare intervention

Jan 10, 2017 - 6:52 PM

Like most things regarding Thailand's secrecy-shrouded monarchy, Vajiralongkorn's approach to the crown remains a mystery and is not open to detailed scrutiny

Thai king orders charter amendment in rare intervention

Federalism's implications on our legal and judicial systems

Jan 07, 2017 - 11:00 AM

The emergence of separate and distinct legal and judicial systems within the country need not necessarily divide Filipinos, but it bears to recognize that such a threat does exist, and it should at least cause one to think though the consequences of shifting to a federalist system

Federalism's implications on our legal and judicial systems

LISTEN: Ed Sheeran releases two new singles

Jan 06, 2017 - 6:35 PM

After taking a break from social media in 2015, Ed drops two new songs: 'Castle On The Hill' and 'Shape of You'

LISTEN: Ed Sheeran releases two new singles

Hate crimes charges over live-streamed Chicago assault

Jan 06, 2017 - 9:16 AM

(UPDATED) Police say hate crimes charges were filed because of the victim's 'diminished mental capacity, the fact that they tied him up, the obvious racial quotes that they post live on Facebook'

Hate crimes charges over live-streamed Chicago assault

#AnimatED: Democracy watch in 2017

Jan 02, 2017 - 10:14 AM

President Duterte will appoint 25 men and women to propose changes in the Constitution. The times call for vigilance.

#AnimatED: Democracy watch in 2017

Thinking of martial law? Time for collective action

Dec 31, 2016 - 3:00 PM

As the year ends, Mr Duterte, his PNP chief, his loyalists in Congress and the Cabinet should take a long hard look at what they have accomplished in these 6 months – before it is too late

Thinking of martial law? Time for collective action

Robredo: Threat of martial law 'worst Christmas gift'

Dec 23, 2016 - 5:03 PM

The Vice President asks Filipinos to 'remain vigilant against the threat of martial law,' calling President Duterte's challenge to the Constitution 'appalling'

Robredo: Threat of martial law 'worst Christmas gift'

Duterte: Give president sole power to declare martial law

Dec 23, 2016 - 12:05 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte also wants to amend in the Constitution another 'reckless reaction' to the Marcos regime – the term limits on local officials

Duterte: Give president sole power to declare martial law

House of Representatives: 10 biggest moments in 2016

Dec 22, 2016 - 10:30 AM

From congressmen in near-fistfight to the hours-long drama of the Bilibid drugs probe, here are the top newsmakers at the House of Representatives in 2016

House of Representatives: 10 biggest moments in 2016

Supreme Court upholds SEC foreign ownership rules

Dec 21, 2016 - 8:49 PM

(UPDATED) The High Court decides on a 2013 case involving PLDT's alleged attempt to skirt the constitutional cap on foreign ownership in public utilities

Supreme Court upholds SEC foreign ownership rules