'He paraded himself as an ally during the campaign season, promising same-sex marriage in the Philippines,' says Senator Risa Hontiveros
They came to protest, preach, and to celebrate diversity and unity
While some see the march as an avenue where they can voice out their concerns, others see it as a safe space where they can express themselves without prejudice
Celebrating love and passion, the country hosts its biggest pride march of the year
Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial says the implementing rules and regulations of the executive order need to go through one last round of vetting among stakeholders
Carrying the theme 'Here together,' the 2017 Pride March is scheduled for Saturday, June 24
President Rodrigo Duterte signs an executive order that bans private citizens from staging fireworks displays at their homes
Arts hub Pineapple Lab's schedule of activities this month highlights pride – both for the nation and one's identity
A senior credit officer at Moody's says the firm expects the economic impact of the Marawi crisis to be 'minimal and short-lived'
Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC) – which holds power, water, rails, toll roads, logistics, and hospitals in its portfolio – will soon announce a 'big' investment in Mindanao
But should President Rodrigo Duterte expand military rule beyond Mindanao and seek an extension, tourism and trade may suffer
The urge to write about UP returned recently because some in the UP community protested the plan to give President Duterte an honorary doctorate degree
Trump favors bilateral trade deals over the ambitious multilateral pacts of Barack Obama's administration
Chelsea Logistics, which aspires to become the prime mover of goods and passengers in the Philippines, plans to raise P8 billion via IPO in July
'I am a president for peace. I cannot be a wartime president,' President Rodrigo Duterte says, stressing the need for peace talks with the Left
Egypt's Catholic community is estimated at about 272,000
Proposed new laws such as the Ease of Doing Business Act aim to put some of the practices learned from successful neighbors like Singapore into law
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From working or studying abroad, to traveling more overseas, to having a better job, these are ways the ASEAN integration can personally affect you.
CLC is the second company under the Udenna Group to go public, following the listing of Phoenix Petroleum Philippines in 2007
Her voice cracking, a female OFW tells the President, 'Wala pong presidenteng talagang nakatulong nang malaki, kundi kayo po'
'That, I think, is a society that will harbor increasing rates of depression – 'yung dinededma natin 'yung ating mga kasama,' says Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial on World Health Day
Acting on orders from the DILG, village leaders in thousands of assemblies held nationwide pushed for the shift to a federal system of government
(UPDATED) YouTube on its Creators Blog on March 20 acknowledges the issue with its Restricted Mode and is working to fix the issue by auditing its technology and improving its systems
Representatives Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, Kaka Bag-ao, and Geraldine Roman sponsor the proposed SOGIE Equality Act for 2nd reading in the House
Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella says the European Union doesn't fully understand the Philippine situation
The Psychological Association of the Philippines spearheads the Katatagan Kontra Droga sa Komunidad, a program that trains community volunteers in facilitating drug rehabilitation
Health professionals from all over the Philippines post pictures on social media while wearing black to ask for justice for Dr Dreyfuss Perlas, who was killed in Lanao del Norte
The UP Genetic Researchers and Agricultural Innovators Society strives to uphold awareness on the ways, means, and science behind agricultural biotechnology to help students and farmers alike
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'The Philippine government needs to understand that their problems with the international community will not go away unless these killings stop,' says New York-based Human Rights Watch of the Duterte administration's drug war
In spite of their physical disability, they chose to leave the confines of their homes, pick up a paddle, and pursue their passion for rowing
Amid hits and misses, ASEAN is still 'necessary', as the issues the region is facing are so huge that no single country could deal with them alone
'There is geopolitical significance in what happens within the ASEAN. The security profile in the region is significant to Canada,' says Ambassador Maria-Louise Hannan, first ever Canadian envoy dedicated to ASEAN
The essay offers a detailed, idealistic vision of the role of the world's biggest social network, going well beyond Zuckerberg's frequent comments on 'connecting the world'
They have their own security desks, CCTVs and a specially-designated Korean police chief, but why are some Koreans in Angeles City still victimized or involved in crimes?
Meanwhile, Equatorial Guinea authorities refuse to confirm Yahya Jammeh's arrival despite an opposition statement condemning the relocation
(UPDATED) 'If by midday, he doesn't agree to leave The Gambia...we really will intervene militarily,' says Marcel Alain de Souza, head of the Economic Community of West African States
(UPDATED) Jammeh was given a midnight deadline to stand down or face military action, but diplomats say he remained in The Gambia by 2330 GMT
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh declares a state of emergency just two days before he is due to step down
Jennifer announces she will no longer perform, after fans from the LGBT community expressed disappointment over her decision to sing for Trump's program
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has made clear he will not stand aside until the country's Supreme Court decides on his legal challenge seeking to annul the results of last month's polls
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife will visit the community in President Duterte's home city, where many 2nd- and 3rd-generation Japanese have remained since World War II
Local government units play an important role in the admission of drug surrenders to existing treatment and rehabilitation centers
'It was my vulnerability which forced me to be braver and more independent than I was'
'The dishonest media likes saying that I am in Agreement with Julian Assange - wrong. I simply state what he states, it is for the people... to make up their own minds as to the truth,' Trump says in a tweet
4 out of the 8 Metro Manila Film Festival movies grant ticket discounts on the 3rd day of the festival
Baguio-based Mauricio Victa is the only Filipino photographer among the top 5 winners in the Asean-One Community Photo Contest
It is the first time an anti-discrimination bill reaches the Senate plenary