'Iyong asawa ko wala dito to defend himself kaya ako iniisip ko kung ano'ng aksyon. Pinag-aaralan,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
(2ND UPDATE) The case is filed at the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court
Grab is lobbying the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to lift the suspension of applications for application-based transport vehicles
'The power to bind the Philippines by a treaty and international agreement is vested jointly by the Constitution in the President and the Senate,' reads the Senate resolution
(UPDATED) From the current P7 minimum fare, commuters will now have to pay P8 for the first 4 kilometers, plus P1.50 per succeeding kilometer, beginning 12:01 am of February 10
'They should not lose sight that their services are mainly for the convenience of the riding public,' says Senator Grace Poe, chair of the Senate public services committee
Senator Francis Pangilinan wants the executives of Facebook to explain what steps the social media platform has taken to fight the spread of falsehoods online
"Our goal is to connect people with the stories they find most meaningful, and we know people want accurate information," Facebook says in a statement
Google claims its RAISR tool can cut up to 75% off the bandwidth cost of a downloaded image
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board tells transport operators to attend to the needs of affected passengers
Point-to-point buses are set to resume regular operations on Tuesday, January 10
LTFRB asks for the 'understanding' of users of the bus service, and assures them that it will be restored once Froelich complies with the requirements
(UPDATED) On Saturday, January 7, P2P Premium Bus System says it will be giving free rides from January 8 to 9, before resuming regular operations on January 10
Incensed US lawmakers have assailed Barack Obama's outgoing administration for abstaining in the December 23 vote instead of vetoing the UN resolution, essentially clearing the way for its passage
Applicants submitted incomplete requirements or did not appear at hearings
Senator Vicente 'Tito' Sotto III wants the MMDA to create a film festival for independent movies, saying that the revamped MMFF is 'prejudicial to regular moviegoers'
ACTO says the LTFRB is taking too long to act on its appeals, causing inconvenience to operators and the general commuting public
The President wants guidelines issued by January requiring drivers to place enlarged identification cards on car seats so passengers can easily report abuse
'Trends indicate a comprehensive effort to take West Bank land for Israel and prevent any Palestinian development there,' says US Secretary of State John Kerry in a landmark speech criticizing Israel for its 'settler agenda'
In an alternate universe, what would President Rodrigo Duterte's New Year's resolutions sound like?
Aside from banning price surges, the proposed bill would also put a cap in the number of vehicles under each transport network company
At the same time, the Philippine-based office of the US tech giant hopes government will soon lift the suspension of applications for transportation network vehicle services
LTFRB, meanwhile, gives Uber 48 hours to follow suit
After the land transport regulator receives several complaints on Uber and Grab surges ranging from P2,000 to P28,000 this holiday season, the LTFRB says it may cancel or suspend their accreditation
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'If I allow your practices to continue, nothing will come out of my promise about graft and corruption,' says the President
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board, in partnership with malls, urges the public to report complaints against erring taxi drivers this Christmas season
The Senate adopts on second reading Senate Resolution 241 that concurs in the ratification of Philippine membership in the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
On Friday, November 25, there will be simultaneous reading sessions across the country – the culminating activity to the 2016 National Reading Month
The Senate failed to get a majority of 11 votes from the 20 senators present. Eight senators voted in favor of the resolution, 6 voted against it, while 6 abstained.
The lack of money to modernize the Bureau of Corrections is crippling the bureau, worsening its age-old problems
Education Secretary Leonor Briones also urges education stakeholders to raise learners to be citizens of both the Philippines and the global society
The inaugural Global Autonomy, Governance, and Federalism Forum 2016 on October 19 and 20 features over 30 international experts, who will share first-hand experiences and programs from 15 countries
After President Duterte called it 'corruption-ridden,' the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board investigates reports of corruption in the central and regional offices
Canada's Shawn Barber competed at the Rio Games after arguing that he was contaminated by cocaine accidentally by a woman he hooked up with through Craigslist
If passed into law, the measure would impose a longer imprisonment period and higher fines
'We have a challenge in hiring Math and Science teachers....[We need] a huge army of teachers, we'll recruit more,' says Education Secretary Leonor Briones
Rizalito David has asked the Supreme Court to reverse the Senate Electoral Tribunal's decision that favored Grace Poe. He files a motion to resolve the case 'for the best interest of all concerned as well as the nation'
House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and the leaders of the majority and minority blocs issue a resolution expressing outrage over the deadly attack
Government officials push for the full implementation of the reproductive health law as part of the efforts to improve child nutrition in the country
House Bill No 72 seeks to give students up to the age of 30 a 20% discount on all public transportation during the school year, including weekends and holidays
Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella says President Rodrigo Duterte's order for appointees to vacate their posts does not apply to current appointees
'Once a formal directive is issued, compliance is guaranteed,' the Department of Transportation (DOTr) says
On Monday, the President plans to declare all positions filled by presidential appointees vacant due to the continued prevalence of corruption in government. The directive spares Cabinet officials.
'This proposed investigation reeks of harassment and various constitutional violations as it seeks to spend people’s money on a witch hunt,' says Ifugao Representative Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr
The inter-agency body, which will follow orders from Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade, includes the MMDA, PNP Highway Patrol Group, LTO, and LTFRB
The President names the LTFRB and LTO as government agencies that remain corruption-ridden despite his administration's efforts