The Manila-Clark line will be funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency, while the Department of Transportation is eyeing China for the Manila-Sorsogon line
(UPDATED) The Department of Transportation says it aims to start the construction of the railway system in the last quarter of 2017 and finish it by 2021
A program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development hopes to 'give former drug dependents a sense of responsibility and belonging' while 'strengthening the disaster resilience and response of communities'
371 participants from government agencies and non-government groups help form the 'human leaf'
President Duterte has criticized the past government for the slow rehab of Eastern Visayas. What happens when he tells agencies he is getting impatient?
With the benefits the proposed jeepney modernization program promises, the government says it is not anti-poor – it even is pro-poor, they say
The additional fund will allow DOLE to hire 36 labor law compliance officers
Laurel Miller's responsibilities will now fall under the department's South and Central Asian Affairs Bureau, which has a much bigger footprint that includes India
Ongoing projects – Pipol Konek, the National Broadband Plan, and the National Government Portal – star at big launch hosted by the Department of Information and Communications Technology
Education Secretary Leonor Briones says it would be good for Filipino students to 'continue the tradition' of knowing about Korea
As Trump and Tillerson disrupt the staid halls of the US State Department, there should be no ignoring that robust, strengthened diplomacy is good for American security and for US-Philippine ties
Puerto Princesa Mayor Lucilo Bayron is back as city chief months after he was removed from the position
Former Interior Secretary Ismael Sueno clips the powers of the 3 undersecretaries before they convinced President Duterte to fire the DILG chief
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Globe's prepaid customers in crisis-hit Marawi City can send free texts to all networks and make free calls to Globe and TM networks
Eid'l Fitr or the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan falls on Monday, June 26
How did he circumvent the 3-term limit set by the Constitution and the Local Government Code?
Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo says that the country will not host the 2017 pageant
(UPDATED) P4,000 in cash will also be provided to each family to help them start a new life in Marawi
In these formal or informal areas, women and children can feel safe – free from violence, trauma, and threats
Chief Justice Sereno and CA Presiding Justice Reyes 'express deep concern' over the House order because of its 'implications on separation of power and judicial independence'
The revised rules of the law have been published, says the Department of Transportation, paving the way for implementation
(UPDATED) 'I was not the one who wrote it. I was not the one who signed it,' says Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II about the DOJ's latest resolution on charges in the killing of Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr
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(UPDATED) Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales, with 12 months left in office, steps on the gas as Arroyo-time scam cases are being dismissed by the anti-graft court
'Tutulungan ko kayo hanggang relocation. And then, we will rehabilitate ang Marawi. Gaganda iyon ulit,' says President Rodrigo Duterte as he visits evacuees staying in Iligan City
In a confidential memo submitted to President Duterte, DILG officials and employees accuse Jesus Hinlo, John Castriciones, and Emily Padilla of corruption
The 12 suspected members of the local terror group had been arrested in a Pagadian City hospital
The DILG projects that a total of P28.2 million is needed every 6 months to fund the salaries of the 261 dependents of injured and fallen soldiers and cops
Senators say the decision was 'anomalous, questionable, and an insult to the Senate' that investigated the killing
No Filipino is reported injured in the attack near the Finsbury Park Mosque in London, the Philippines says, as it 'reaffirms its solidarity' with the UK
The nominees are vying to be President Rodrigo Duterte's 3rd appointee to the Supreme Court
The Speaker threatens to have CA justices disbarred over the case of detained Ilocos Norte officials. Justice Stephen Cruz says, 'Let justice be done though the heavens fall.'
The Department of Transportation plans to phase out old PUVs, make changes in the franchising system, update routes, and provide training for drivers
Quitline is a hotline that smokers can call through telephone or mobile platforms
The Department of Labor and Employment reminds OFWs that the transfer from one employer to another should undergo a formal hiring process for easier documentation
The SC vacancy is for Justice Bienvenido Reyes who will retire on July 6. After Reyes, Justice Jose Mendoza will retire on August 13.
(UPDATED) The Supreme Court issues the statement after Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says his request to move Maute cases to Taguig City will likely be approved
Court Administrator Midas Marquez is applying to be the next associate justice of the High Tribunal
The remains of Ligaya Moore have yet to be found since the massive blaze engulfed the Grenfell Tower on June 14
Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial, whose confirmation is being opposed, has been caught giving contradicting statements on major health issues
In Caloocan, 72-year-old Arturo Fabular walks for 10 hours each day to sell ice drop candy just to make ends meet
The assistance is being conducted in Lanao del Sur, Lanao del Norte, and Iligan City schools where most of the displaced students are enrolled
DOTr says Cebu Pacific should have deplaned passengers within 2 hours
Several media organizations reported on Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial's statement that she claimed she never said
President Rodrigo Duterte will appoint two SC justices in the next few months
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The Department of Transportation says the planned subway in Metro Manila can begin operations in 2022, as soon as there are two stations built