'Punta sila sa mga nakaupo nating local government officials at sa ating mga DSWD focal persons ... humingi ng tamang instructions,' says DSWD Undersecretary Hope Hervilla
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Department of Education schools will not be used as evacuation centers for those affected by the clashes between the military and the Maute terrorist group
The Department of Social Welfare and Development says 3 evacuation centers are also in place in neighboring Iligan City, as families begin fleeing Marawi City
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez agrees to retain the VAT exemptions for cooperatives in the proposed tax reform package at the request of party-list representatives
Right climate policies can help governments 'generate growth that will significantly reduce the risks of climate change,' an OECD report says
(UPDATED) It is back to zero for the development of 5 small airports in Bacolod, Davao, Iloilo, Laguindingan, and Bohol. A prospective bidder feels embarrassed and dismayed over what has happened.
With the Senate passing its own version in March, the bill seeking to provide free tuition in state colleges will soon be transmitted to the Office of the President
House committee on cooperative development chairperson Rico Geron says he will oppose the tax reform package if it will include the removal of the VAT exemptions for cooperatives
Former senator Ramon 'Bong' Revilla Jr asks the Sandiganbayan to subpoena records of Benhur Luy's supposed 30 accounts from different banks
The 3 crew members were engaged in desilting and dredging operations at the mouth of the Naculcol River. The endeavor aims to declog the river.
See how the cases against Janet Lim Napoles have progressed, from her first detention at Camp Bagong Diwa until her return there
From a stunting rate of 16%, Malabon has reduced it by half at 8% in 3 years
Find rock formations shaped like a head of a dinosaur, Pegasus, and even the face of Jesus at this UNESCO World Heritage Site in Palawan
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to sign Danilo Lim's appointment papers on May 22, before the chief executive leaves for Russia
The Quezon City Council reasons that the condominium complex will not damage the surrounding community and will even help in development as it aims to provide 'affordable' housing
'We're willing to work with South Korea to preserve the hard-won results, properly handle disputes, put China-South Korea relations back onto a normal track,' says Chinese President Xi Jinping
The European Union is a major donor, the 2nd top export destination, and the 4th top source of OFW remittances, among others
The UN Security Council will discuss the unrest in Venezuela that has left at least 42 dead, at the request of the United States
'Naghahanap siya ng boto, [so] she should behave. Hindi 'yung parang nananakot or nang-iintimidate,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson after DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo said the CA is subjecting her to 'torture'
Re-examining the alternative venture agreements in commercial farms and plantations of Mindanao
The delay in her confirmation as DSWD secretary is a form of 'torture,' says Judy Taguiwalo
The One Million Lapis campaign collects pencils to be distributed and turned over to different public schools with less fortunate students
Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales says her office 'will block any attempt' to make the alleged pork barrel scam mastermind a state witness
In a unanimous statement backed by the North's main ally China, the council on Monday vows to punish Pyongyang's 'highly destabilizing behavior,' demanding a halt to any further nuclear or missile tests
Alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles is back at the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology facility in Taguig after two years at the women's correctional in Mandaluyong
All the judicial bodies are now at play in the biggest corruption scandal in recent history. Where are they, so far, when it comes to Janet Lim Napoles?
Though without a child of her own, Elinor Umali is a mother to countless children
The Balik Scientist Bill seeks to institutionalize the program of the Department of Science and Technology that encourages overseas Filipino scientists to return and serve the country
Thousands of lives have been taken summarily, and we are debating whether those killings were justified or not
Inspirational stories from single mothers of various circumstances
The Manila city government is looking into reclaiming a portion of Manila Bay for its housing project with China's Shanghai Nanjiang Group
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'Di ba may nagsabi diyan na may tutor o may mentor?' Aguirre asks, alluding to former budget secretary Florencio 'Butch' Abad
America's top diplomat is in Fairbanks, Alaska, to chair a meeting of the 8-nation Arctic Council, a policy forum for countries with territory in the great white north
The Napoles camp intends to file a new petition for bail. They have also set a meeting with Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II.
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says he is not going after his erstwhile friend, Davao del Norte 2nd District Representative Antonio Floirendo Jr, by calling for the probe into the BuCor-Tadeco deal
Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III says a measure amending the Solo Parents' Welfare Act could be passed by December
'The various contracts between Tadeco and BuCor have been reviewed and approved by no less than 6 secretaries of justice....It has also passed through 14 secretaries of justice who upheld its validity,' says Tadeco president and CEO Alexander Valoria
'Well, there's a presumption of regularity,' says Environment Undersecretary for Legal Affairs Maria Paz Luna
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Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says BuCor may file a case in court against Tadeco, but this would 'take a very long time'
House good government and public accountability chairperson Johnny Pimentel says lawmakers are 'duty-bound' to 'investigate painstakingly' any public transaction that is allegedly detrimental to the government
United Nations member states urge the Philippines to launch a thorough and impartial investigation to punish those behind drug-related killings
The renewable energy firm expects flat to modest growth in 2017 as it upgrades its plants for the future
Senator Alan Peter Cayetano blames critics and the media for supposedly changing the definition of extrajudicial killings, aimed at 'deceiving the world' about President Duterte's war on drugs
The government will instead redevelop Clark International Airport and later auction off the operations and maintenance of the modernized gateway to the private sector
Government officials and business leaders from the Philippines also encourage potential participants to come to the Philippines and invest
Here are 5 issues the Asian Development Bank is prioritizing, as it crafts its long-term strategy for 2030.