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Regions should retain taxes paid by big firms – CAR, ARMM execs

Jun 28, 2017 - 5:49 PM

Cordillera and Muslim Mindanao officials tell congressmen the regions can't attain fiscal autonomy because firms that exploit their resources pay taxes in Manila

Regions should retain taxes paid by big firms – CAR, ARMM execs

Congress not duty-bound to convene on martial law – Calida

Jun 27, 2017 - 7:50 PM

In his response to petitions, Solicitor General Jose Calida says congressional deliberations must be 'free from the public eye and pressure by interested parties'

Congress not duty-bound to convene on martial law – Calida

[Newspoint] Alive but annoyed

Jun 24, 2017 - 1:00 PM

Duterte should be made to understand somehow that, if people wonder whether he is sick, or worse, it’s not personal; it’s constitutional

[Newspoint] Alive but annoyed

SUMMARY: SC oral arguments on martial law in Mindanao

Jun 17, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Rappler compiles the main issues tackled during the oral arguments of the Supreme Court (SC) on martial law in Mindanao

SUMMARY: SC oral arguments on martial law in Mindanao

LIVE AUDIO: SC oral arguments on Mindanao martial law, day 3

Jun 15, 2017 - 6:08 AM

Listen to the arguments heard by the Supreme Court on consolidated petitions to nullify martial law in Mindanao

LIVE AUDIO: SC oral arguments on Mindanao martial law, day 3

VLOG: Petitioners get SC to compel Lorenzana, Año to appear in court

Jun 14, 2017 - 10:53 PM

After tomorrow, petitioners and Solicitor General Calida are required to submit their memoranda

VLOG: Petitioners get SC to compel Lorenzana, Año to appear in court

Calida tells SC: Don't worry, Duterte is not Marcos

Jun 14, 2017 - 9:39 PM

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno tells the Solicitor General that the declaration of martial law cannot be shrugged off as being a mere political question

Calida tells SC: Don't worry, Duterte is not Marcos

LIVE AUDIO: SC oral arguments on Mindanao martial law, day 2

Jun 14, 2017 - 10:34 AM

Listen to the arguments heard by the Supreme Court on consolidated petitions to nullify martial law in Mindanao

LIVE AUDIO: SC oral arguments on Mindanao martial law, day 2

VLOG: Burden of proof tackled in Day 1 of SC oral arguments on martial law

Jun 14, 2017 - 3:35 AM

For the good part of the afternoon, Associate Justices Lucas Bersamin and Presbitero Velasco Jr pounded on one issue: who should produce the contradictory evidence that there's no sufficient basis to declare the martial law?

VLOG: Burden of proof tackled in Day 1 of SC oral arguments on martial law

LISTEN: SC oral arguments on Mindanao martial law, day 1

Jun 13, 2017 - 2:29 PM

Listen to the arguments heard by the Supreme Court on consolidated petitions to nullify martial law in Mindanao

LISTEN: SC oral arguments on Mindanao martial law, day 1

Nullify martial law? Your guide to the SC oral arguments

Jun 12, 2017 - 10:20 PM

The High Court hears arguments June 13-15 on consolidated petitions to nullify martial law in Mindanao. Here are the main arguments and counter-arguments.

Nullify martial law? Your guide to the SC oral arguments

British PM's top aides quit after election disaster

Jun 10, 2017 - 9:29 PM

Senior members of the ruling Conservative party have reportedly made the departure of Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill a condition of allowing Prime Minister Theresa May to stay on after losing her parliamentary majority

British PM's top aides quit after election disaster

Martial law: When Congress defaults, Supreme Court can step in

Jun 07, 2017 - 9:00 AM

(UPDATED) Congress’ refusal to convene is tantamount to a waiver, in favor of the Supreme Court, of the legislature's priority in performing the duty to reviewing the martial law declaration

Martial law: When Congress defaults, Supreme Court can step in

De Lima, lawyers petition SC to compel Congress to convene on martial law

Jun 06, 2017 - 11:29 AM

(UPDATED) The petition for mandamus has the support of 331 lawyers who signed the annex included in the petition

De Lima, lawyers petition SC to compel Congress to convene on martial law

Opposition lawmakers want SC to nullify martial law

Jun 05, 2017 - 10:46 AM

6 members of the House opposition bloc believe the President's Proclamation Number 216 declaring martial law in Mindanao is 'bereft of sufficient factual basis'

Opposition lawmakers want SC to nullify martial law

DepEd says around 5,000 learners affected by Marawi clashes

Jun 01, 2017 - 3:23 PM

The education department is preparing temporary learning shelters in neighboring cities to accommodate the additional number of learners from Marawi

DepEd says around 5,000 learners affected by Marawi clashes

House opposition eyes questioning Mindanao martial law before SC

May 30, 2017 - 5:15 PM

Representative Edcel Lagman says they plan to question the factual basis for the President's declaration as well as Congress leaders' refusal to convene in a joint session

House opposition eyes questioning Mindanao martial law before SC

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

#ThewRap: Videos to watch this week, May 22-28, 2017

May 28, 2017 - 1:29 PM

Must-watch videos from this week

#ThewRap: Videos to watch this week, May 22-28, 2017

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

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