We come to the core of the Lagman vs Medialdea martial law decision – how the Court applies the 'sufficiency of the factual basis' test
We analyze the recent Supreme Court decision which upheld President Duterte’s Proclamation No. 216, to discern how the Court might answer anticipated petitions in the event of an extension of martial law in Mindanao
With over a billion pesos involved in these cases, COA says full commitment is 'extremely necessary' to ensure proper representation in courts
The former Chief Executive, whose presidency witnessed the worst terror attack in the country, says a 'system of accountability' would allow concerned agencies to perform their functions better
Jake Zyrus, formerly known as Charice, opens up about choosing his name, coming out, and his experience as a transgender man in the Philippines. Tune in!
Former president Gloria Arroyo stresses that the conflict in Mindanao is complex as even her 9 years as president from 2001 to 2010 were not enough to bring lasting peace to the region
(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
EXCLUSIVE: The government spends at least P386.2 million ($7.72 million) on foreign trips during Duterte's first year in power. In one trip, expenses shoot up to P31.8 million ($636,000) a day.
Unlike in 2009 when then president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo declared martial law in Maguindanao, Congress, now filled with Duterte allies, has no plans of convening to discuss his martial law declaration
(UPDATED) Manila Times chairman emeritus Dante Ang is a trusted friend and senior publicist of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
The sexy star turned political blogger has been appointed assistant secretary of the government's communication arm
Managing editor Glenda M. Gloria joins 23 other journalists from all over the world who will be members of Nieman class of 2018
Duterte, Estrada, Arroyo, Marcos – they are our own Gang of Four, who, in the 60s and 70s, in its original Communist Chinese incarnation was the ruthless power behind Mao Zedong
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon says former president Benigno Aquino III only did his duty to assert the rights of the Philippines under international law during his watch
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
Former president and now Pampanga 2nd District Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo says she feels 'fortunate' she was given a chance to clear her name
Pampanga 2nd District Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo also denies having talks with Rep. Antonio Floirendo Jr to oust Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez
The Bureau of Customs published in 2015 a notice to warn the public against transacting with retired army major Jason Aquino, one of a few dozen employees earlier accused in the media of colluding with smugglers
'We must all recognize that when it comes to interpreting laws and jurisprudence, we should all assume that the Supreme Court justices know best,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson
(UPDATED) The High Court's affirmation is the latest blow to the Ombudsman's bid to hold accountable personalities in the PCSO fund scam
He got Gloria Arroyo and Juan Ponce Enrile out of detention. This year, Marcos-time solicitor general Estelito Mendoza has so far managed to postpone Bong Revilla's trial and Jaime Dichaves' arrest warrant.
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Marcos' lawyer says the two did not discuss politics or appointments during the birthday bash
After years of hospital arrest, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo celebrates her 70th birthday as a free woman
(UPDATED) 'On a personal level, I think I have everything. So I have no personal birthday wish,' says Pampanga 2nd District Representative Gloria Arroyo, who celebrates her birthday in her hometown for the first time since 2012
Duterte allies in the House go on a 'nautical highway expedition' as soon as Congress goes on break. They don't bring along a colleague who would have provided some valuable insight.
What is a good thing – making top officials accountable – has now been distorted as a way of defeating the will of the people
(UPDATED) As rumors continue to spread that some lawmakers are plotting to unseat him, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez tells critics he is ready to go anytime as he has 'no ambition'
Throughout Philippine history, there have been several periods when the president didn't have a second-in-command
The President is open to appointing Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as head of the consultative committee that will study possible amendments to the Constitution
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The Marine soldier who once turned against a president he was tasked to secure leads another fight – this time in Congress
(3rd UPDATE) Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez makes good on his threat to remove the key posts of lawmakers who did not vote in favor of the death penalty bill
Former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo used to be Uriarte's co-accused in this case until she was acquitted by the Supreme Court
Expertise, familiarity, and patience are the top 3 qualities Amando Tetangco Jr look for in his successor
One went to jail for killing her husband, the other volunteered to a life in prison to be with her husband
From June 30 to the days leading to her arrest, the senator personified both defiance and acceptance – defiance of the status quo and acceptance of her future
We know that she has been charged with many offenses, many of them too ridiculous to pass any laugh test. What we do not know – and what really matters – is whether she is guilty or not.
This sad episode can also be good for the country if we finally reform our criminal due process system
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Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says it is 'not a problem' for him if he loses support following his resolve to remove House leaders who are against the death penalty bill
'[Ang] mga deputy speakers [at committee chairpersons] na 'di sasama sa administration bill, papalitan po natin,' says Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez
ERC Commissioner Josefina Patricia Asirit says that after the suicide of ex-director Francisco Villa Jr, 'it was difficult to trust' colleagues in the commission
With Camiguin Representative Xavier Jesus Romualdo's departure, the former ruling party now only has 32 members in the House of Representatives