Both leaders expect a boost in trade between the two countries with the opening of the new Davao-General Santos-Bitung route
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana echoes police assessment that the attack was prompted by a local scuffle
A national minimum wage is among the issues expected to be taken up when President Rodrigo Duterte meets with labor groups on May 1
Other ASEAN leaders seek to toughen up President Rodrigo Duterte's statement on Chinese expansionism according to diplomats
The Philippine President also stresses 'non-interference' of other countries in domestic issues of ASEAN member-states
Despite the President's high-minded words at the ASEAN leadership forum, it cannot be forgotten that he has threatened and cursed at people who openly criticize his policies
The two leaders agree to conduct, this year, a joint working group to address a common scourge: terrorism and violent extremism
The new route within the BIMP-EAGA will open on April 30 and is expected to boost trade and relations between PH and Indonesia
During Jokowi's state visit, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he might bring up the case of OFW Mary Jane Veloso, who is on Indonesian death row
Palawan 1st District Representative Franz Alvarez, chair of the House committee on legislative franchises, says the panel is prioritizing franchises that are about to expire
Designer Rajo Laurel says the barongs will come in different colors, inspired by the country where the leaders come from. They will feature embroidery from the T'boli tribe of Mindanao
This is the President's latest move to elevate the stature of Visayas heroes
The President does not bother to read the 78-page document: 'Why would I waste my time?'
The Philippine President says he might bring it up during his bilateral meeting with President Widodo who will visit Manila on April 28
The Philippine President says the Hague ruling is a 'non-issue' and should be discussed only between the Philippines and China
'The camp of Matobato and Sabio apparently threw a net in the sea with this case and want to see how many fishes they can catch before the ICC. Sorry to disappoint them this early, they will catch none,' says Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II
President Rodrigo Duterte says he will file a complaint with Congress against the network giant for 'swindling'
There are lessons that unpack for us how unsophisticated blaming the poor is
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If the International Criminal Court starts an investigation in allegations of mass killing against Philippine Presidentn Duterte, it would 'encourage governments to take measures against him, such as imposing tariffs on Philippine goods'
Rappler talks to Pulse Asia Research Director Ana Maria Tabunda about President Rodrigo Duterte's trust and approval ratings, and the continued support of Filipinos for the war on drugs
The 'communication' submitted to the ICC regarding the alleged crimes against humanity committed by Duterte in his war on drugs is just the beginning of what could be a long process full of challenges
Minority Leader Danilo Suarez says his has yet to bloc decide on the looming impeachment complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo, but once it does, it will 'vote as one'
Jude Sabio’s 'complaint' has to prove the supposed unwillingness or inability of the Philippine government to prosecute President Duterte for the crimes he allegedly committed
The new evidence supposedly points to the liabilities of Aquino and the Liberal Party
The Vice President's camp recently said she would only pay the deposit after the recount of ballots being questioned by Ferdinand Marcos Jr is completed
(3RD UPDATE) Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella says 'it would really be deeply disappointing' if the ICC believes in testimonies of 'admitted murderers' and not in the word of President Duterte
Watch this special edition of the Rappler newscast from the Palarong Pambansa in Antique
For instance, a call center agent who earns P21,000 a month with a gross income of P273,000 inclusive of the 13th month pay and other benefits will still fall under the zero-tax bracket
'Hopefully, the holding of the Palarong Pambansa will be an inspiration to other smaller and lesser known provinces like ours that if we can do it, they can do it too,' says Antique Governor Rhodora Cadiao
'You always ask America for help? They will not die for you. Kayo ang magpakamatay [para] sa bayan natin,' says President Rodrigo Duterte at the opening ceremony of Palarong Pambansa 2017
Vice President Leni Robredo stays at home with her family on her 52nd birthday
More than 12,000 elementary and secondary student-athletes representing 18 regions will be vying for 376 gold medals, 376 silver medals, and 487 bronze medals that will be up for grabs from 21 regular sporting events
'Nay, Ano ang Bayani? Ang Kwento ni Jesse Robredo' is a children's book that tells the story of the late Jesse Robredo
'Personal policy' not to accept awards? President Duterte has accepted some in the past.
'Marami pang kautangan sa bayan na hindi pa nababayaran, at iyong kautangan na iyon, iyon din ang ginagamit para makabalik sa kapangyarihan,' says the Vice President
President Rodrigo Duterte earlier signed the agreement despite his misgivings
(2ND UPDATE) Deputy Speaker Miro Quimbo says this 'common consensus' was reached during a meeting of 15 LP House majority caucus members with their party chair, Vice President Leni Robredo
(3rd UPDATE) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Leila de Lima make it to the list for 2017, as the country's bloody drug war makes global headlines
Representative Gloria Arroyo recalls when she was still president, many attempted to give her suggestions on how to handle the maritime dispute without even knowing the full picture
Urban poor commission chief Terry Ridon says, however, that the bloody campaign against drugs has affected many of the poor as the operations are done mostly in their communities
(3rd UPDATE) Lawyers of defeated vice presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos stress that Vice President Leni Robredo failed to pay the fee required by the Supreme Court for the recount of ballots
The Russian Navy makes its second goodwill visit to the Philippines this year
Duterte recalls in jest how Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada called him 'low class' during the 2016 national elections
The conferment of the doctorate degree on the Vice President comes as President Rodrigo Duterte turns down a similar offer from the University of the Philippines
New DFA spokesman Robespierre Bolivar says the upcoming ASEAN Summit will also be a chance 'to show the best of the Philippines'
During a security briefing in Bohol, the President orders security forces to contain the terror threat
'As a matter of personal and official policy, I do not accept [such] awards,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
The visits of President Widodo and Sultan Bolkiah coincide with the 30th ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings
Ambassador Marciano Paynor Jr says the US leader 'indicated' his attendance to the ASEAN Summit in Manila when he had his first phone conversation with President Rodrigo Duterte