The new DILG official will oversee programs for cops and soldiers wounded in action
Representative Antonio Floirendo Jr's removal from the House contingent to the Commission on Appointments comes a day before a House probe into his banana firm's operations
Labor Undersecretary Dominador Say says they are expecting workers in small and medium-enterprises to be displaced, given the new 'end of contract' order
Labor Undersecretary Dominador Say says they are confident about regularizing the 65,000 employees affected by the 5-5-5 scheme
Labor secretary Silvestre Bello III wants to sign the department order on Valentine's Day, February 14
In the Philippines, at least 4 agencies are handling functions that are usually done by a space agency. The proposed PhilSA will be an attached agency of the Office of the President.
The Provincial Engineering Office has been extracting sand and gravel at a stream in Dapitan’s remote Barangay Aseniero without a permit
The House committee on dangerous drugs will hold public hearings in the province, following the testimony of a convicted cop at the congressional inquiry into the drug trade at the New Bilibid Prison
Suspended Governor Roberto Uy challenges congressman Seth Jalosjos to a debate after the latter links him to drug trade inside Dipolog City jail
Jalosjos says there are 4 known drug lords – one of them shot dead last August 19 – who have been safe inside the walls of Dipolog City Jail
(UPDATED) Reelectionist congressman Seth Frederick Jalosjos says the incident happened at the campaign rally of the Alliance of Parties for Progress-Nacionalista Party in La Libertad, Zamboanga del Norte
The vice presidential candidate says the former congressman, who is supporting him, 'went through a tribulation, remorseful, and actually paid for his mistakes'
(UPDATE) Monolithic dome houses can withstand typhoons of up to 400 kph and are built at a low cost of P290,000 per unit
The National Youth Commission is pushing for youth representation in national and local disaster risk management councils to ensure their voice is heard.
The former Zamboanga Del Norte representative, owner of Dakak Beach Resort, wants to transform Aliguay Island off Dapitan into a posh resort
Santiago says, 'It does not matter whether you’re a Johnny caught picking pockets or a Johnny charged with plunder. All detainees and prisoners, whether common criminals or senators, should have the same accommodations.'
PLDT plans on increasing its total number of base stations to expand its latest LTE offering for Internet-seeking households
Once the ninth-best junior tennis player in the world, Filipino prodigy Jeson Patrombon has shown flashes of his early brilliance in the Olivares Cup after a precipitous fall from grace
Janet Lim Napoles, political liaison Ruby Tuason, 21 Cabinet execs and NGO presidents are charged too. Justice Secretary De Lima says P337M in kickbacks were distributed by Napoles to gov't officials.
Film critic Nicanor Tiongson says Ninoy Aquino's assassination united the arts, which in turn 'slowly forged' unity among various sectors of society against a common enemy
The SC upholds Comelec's decision that disqualified Jalosjos from running for mayor last May
A Makati regional trial court judge was convicted for a crime he committed 12 years ago when he was mayor of Dapitan City
Elections in Pagadian City wound up with reports of harassment, technical glitches and vote buying
An audio clip reveals a man, who sounds like police Superintendent Reynaldo Maclang, talking openly about working for gubernatorial bet Roberto Uy
Government data show, however, that Roberto Uy is juxtaposing the number of 2013 registered voters with the 2010 total population, thus the seemingly improbable ratio
The high court goes double-time resolving election cases from 2010 a few months before another round of local elections
The rivalries – between two camps that consist of 5 political families – have been marred with unsolved killings, strafings, and arrests of media men
More than half of candidates for provincial and congressional posts snub covenant signing for peaceful elections
Zamboanga del Norte is home to tight, one-on-one races for major posts between LP and other parties
The sitting Mayor Patri Chan says she just wants a written order from the DILG reinstating her as elected vice mayor and she will give way to newly installed Mayor Agapito Cardino
Jalosjos says Comelec deprived him of his right to due process when it disqualified him from running for mayor
The Comelec says it is obliged 'to abide by the final judgment issued by the judiciary'
The youth can change Zamboanga City's political landscape, a speaker says during Rappler's #MoveZambo event