The shortlist is composed of 6 trial court judges and a private practitioner who is the brother of dismissed Sandiganbayan Justice Gregory Ong
'This bill seeks to penalize any person who becomes a member or manifests his/her intention to become a member of any terrorist organization,' says Senator Gregorio Honasan II
Senator Panfilo Lacson jokes that he and Senator Gregorio Honasan II, at different points in time, became the country's most wiretapped persons as enemies of the government
The Ombudsman files two sets of graft charges against former North Cotabato representative and current Vice Governor Gregorio Ipong involving TLRC and DSWD as implementing agencies
The Ombudsman charges 2nd district Representative Simeon Datumanong of Maguindanao in relation to the misuse of his Priority Development Assistance Fund
The air search radars will enhance the Philippine Navy's maritime domain awareness, and enable it to detect and track air contacts
Joint exploration will benefit all claimants while the arbitral ruling is being resolved, says Senator Gregorio Honasan, chairman of the Senate committee on national defense and security
'FF17 is a significant addition to the Navy's inventory of ships in order to boost the conduct of territorial patrol missions within our exclusive economic zone,' says the Philippine Navy
This comes after embattled businessman Roberto Ongpin sold his entire 53.76% stake in PhilWeb to Gregorio 'Greggy' Ma. Araneta III for a discounted price of P2.60 per share
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Gregorio 'Greggy' Araneta III, son-in-law of the late President Ferdinand Marcos, will be the new chairman of PhilWeb Corporation
Majority of those who voted against Senator De Lima are allies of President Rodrigo Duterte while some had differences with De Lima on various issues
Also under preliminary investigation are former DAR secretary Virgilio delos Reyes, ex-San Jose del Monte congressman Arturo Robes, and 6 DBM and DAR officials
The senator also asks intelligence units to make sure they provide accurate information to the President
This comes after a judge, whom Elly Pamatong called 'corrupt,' sought to disbar the lawyer known as a habitual nuisance bet
In the Pineda clan's hometown of Lubao, Rodrigo Duterte secures the top spot while administration bet Mar Roxas ends up in 4th place
Former Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes Jr, however, downplays claims of cheating based on the hash code issue raised by Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr
Despite insinuations of fraud from Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr, the Comelec says Marcos has not filed any formal complaint about alleged cheating
Most candidates for president and vice president are leading in the polls in cities and provinces where they trace their roots, unofficial results show as of May 10
The Panama Papers public database reveals a long list of individuals and entities connected to the Philippines
(67th UPDATE) As of 3:58 pm, Rodrigo Duterte tops the presidential race with nearly 15.9 million votes, while the battle between Bongbong Marcos and Leni Robredo is too close to call
During his miting de avance, Vice President Jejomar Binay expresses confidence that he will be elected president
'Automated [elections] eliminated some forms of cheating but it increased the number of incidents of vote buying,' says former Comelec commissioner Gregorio Larrazabal
Difficult to regulate, cheap, and wide in reach. It’s no wonder many candidates see social media as a vital part of their campaigns.
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President Aquino calls for an anti-Duterte alliance of presidential candidates. The Duterte camp says Roxas’ invitation to a united front is the “frantic call of a man on the verge of defeat.” Vice Presidential candidate Leni Robredo explains why she’s done better than her running mate
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Senator Alan Cayetano says the latest negative ad against Rody Duterte points to a bigger conspiracy. Senator Bongbong Marcos says the Liberal Party plans to impeach Duterte if he wins as president. A Hongkong-based think tank says among 14 nations, the Philippines is the most improved country in its fight against corruption
Administration candidate Mar Roxas invites rival Grace Poe to talk with him... for the “unity of our country." Grace Poe says the Aquino administration missed opportunities for economic growth. Jejomar Binay’s daughter Abby gets the endorsement of the Iglesia ni Cristo.
Can a “united Bicol” be the key to Leni Robredo winning the vice presidency? Supporters of Rody Duterte protest against an ad commissioned by Antonio Trillanes. Grace Poe says her husband will get his certificate of loss of US nationality, Friday
Senator Chiz Escudero, who was previously tied with Senator Bongbong Marcos, is now ranked 3rd in the tight vice presidential race
The next vice president might win by a 'hairline,' based on the last SWS survey before voters troop to the polls on May 9
Health advocacy groups that lobbied for the passage of the sin tax law warn against top leaders 'who chose to favor the vested interests of a few over protecting public interest'
In addition to the perjury raps, Tiu says Bacay-Abad maliciously and falsely implicated him in the alleged money laundering scheme of presidential candidate Binay
The son of the late dictator leads overwhelmingly in the National Capital Region and Balance Luzon
(UPDATED) Failing to certify the voting system before Congress, however, 'will not render the entire process null and void,' ex-poll chief Sixto Brillantes Jr says
Globe partners with the Manila City government to speed up the process of laying network infrastructure for its high-speed projects
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Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista says some of his colleagues 'just want to hold elections, any kind of elections', while he wants orderly and credible elections
Leni Robredo, the Liberal Party's bet for the post, catches up with rival Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr
'We're stuck with superficial things that shouldn't really matter on election day,' former Comelec Commissioner Gregorio Larrazabal says
Election lawyer Emil Marañon III says the Comelec seems 'obsessed with superficial and cosmetic reforms' at the expense of 'critical matters'
(2ND UPDATE) Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr is the top choice in Metro Manila, the rest of Luzon, and also among voters in class ABC and class D, according to the ABS-CBN-commissioned poll conducted in early April
The most senior Comelec Commissioner, Christian Lim, disagrees with the new ballot rule, hinting it can also be used for cheating
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Vice President Jejomar Binay hits Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on the same day that Duterte tops a survey