What is a good thing – making top officials accountable – has now been distorted as a way of defeating the will of the people
Lawmakers in Edinburgh are due to vote on Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon's bid for a new referendum, despite the prime minister's last-minute appeals
After 3 weeks of negotiations to form a power-sharing executive in the province, the Irish Republican party Sinn Fein says that no deal has been reached
Tensions are likely to flare up as US President Donald Trump turns to other key priorities like tax reform and a big infrastructure spending plan
Protesters say a huge investigation known as Operation Car Wash must not let up in intensity
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(UPDATED) The US President says Obamacare – which survived an attempt to have it repealed – 'will explode' and 'is not sustainable'
Ciriticized for supposedly bending over backwards for President Rodrigo Duterte, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III maintains he's no 'clone' of the popular Chief Executive
(UPDATED) The Communist Party of the Philippines says it looks forward to a 'similar unilateral ceasefire declaration' by the government, as mutually agreed upon in backchannel talks from March 10-11
(UPDATED) The bill's bruising defeat marks a second major policy setback for the new president, who has seen his attempt to curb travel from Muslim-majority countries twice frozen by the courts
(3rd UPDATE) 'If it doesn't pass, we're moving beyond health care,' says White House budget director Mick Mulvaney
'Puwede ako magpakamatay sa kanya. Kasi mabait eh,' says the President of former senator Manny Villar, who accompanies Duterte during his Thailand trip
The Republican-controlled House of Representatives votes on the controversial measure despite challenges over whether Trump and ally House Speaker Paul Ryan have enough backing to get the measure over the finish line
(UPDATED) Lawmakers are set to back First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's call for a second referendum when they vote following a two-day debate in the semi-autonomous assembly in Edinburgh
In a significant flex of presidential muscle, Trump warns House Republicans they will face the electorate's wrath if they do not vote to repeal and replace Obamacare on March 23
LP stalwart and Deputy Speaker Miro Quimbo says the House of Representatives should just focus on important legislation and not on the impeachment complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo
Deputy Speaker Miro Quimbo says there are many smart lawmakers in the House who will refuse to be used in political infighting
Norway commits to continue supporting the peace talks that aim to end Asia's longest-running communist insurgency
Marcos loyalists Oliver Lozano and Melchor Chavez, the complainants, accuse Vice President Leni Robredo of betraying public trust. But LP stalwart and Deputy Speaker Miro Quimbo slams the complaint as 'baseless'.
Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin says Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez's plan to file an impeachment complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo will be 'construed as vindictive and unfair'
It's the first time that the conditions came from President Rodrigo Duterte himself
'Let us, the country’s elected national leaders, all return the focus on what the people sent us to the Senate to do: to improve their and their children’s lives,' the Liberal Party senators say in a joint statement
The Philippine military says it has recorded '62 terroristic activities' by the New People's Army this year alone
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Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says the complaint could be about Vice President Leni Robredo's 'betrayal of public trust' for her criticism of the war on drugs in a video sent to the UN
The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo also denies any hand in the first impeachment complaint filed against President Rodrigo Duterte
Malacañang calls the impeachment complaint the latest move in an 'orchestrated effort of a well-funded destabilization campaign'
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(UPDATED) Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano, the lawmaker who filed the complaint, denies the accusation, saying 'this is solely the decision of the Magdalo'
PART 2: Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas leads the charge to whip the votes and bring back the death penalty in the country, a pet bill of President Rodrigo Duterte
LP secretary-general Jose Christopher Belmonte says it is 'heartwarming' that none of the party's lawmakers are willing to take the place of their ousted colleagues
The complaint says that given the unlawful activities and predicate crimes provided in the Anti-Money Laundering Act, there is basis for the House to direct AMLC to submit Duterte's bank accounts and properties
(UPDATED) Malacañang suspects the impeachment complaint is part of 'coordinated' efforts to discredit the Duterte administration
PART 1: Lawmakers are initially ambivalent about their stance on the death penalty bill, but a few tweaks on its provisions finally convince them to support the measure
By 2026, that number will shoot up to 24 million, the Congressional Budget Office projects, in perhaps the most alarming revelation in its highly-anticipated report
Liberal Party president Senator Francis Pangilinan cites as examples the troubles besetting the PNP, Bureau of Immigration, Tourism Promotions Board, and the DFA
The Philippine government and communist rebels agree to resume formal talks. Here's a copy of their joint statement.
(4th UPDATE) The two parties also agree to reinstate unilateral ceasefire declarations within a month and extend the bail of the NDF consultants released last year
Even communists can use the state-run TV channel to discuss their agenda, says the President
The President has spent much of the week huddling with key health care players, including Republicans who support and oppose the bill known as the American Health Care Act
A report from the UN rights office details evidence of 'massive destruction, killings and numerous other serious human rights violations committed between July 2015 and December 2016 in southeast Turkey'
'We will have a very difficult time convincing most of the politician members of the party to make their voices heard, to try to be game changers,' says Vice President Leni Robredo of the once ruling Liberal Party
Chief presidential peace adviser Jesus Dureza is joining the Tiamzon couple for backchannel talks in Europe
After 7 years of Republican efforts to rip up Obamacare, it remained unclear whether Trump has the necessary votes to get the controversial replacement measure across the finish line
Michael Heseltine is one of 13 Conservatives in parliament's unelected upper House of Lords who voted for an amendment proposed by the opposition Labour Party that would give parliament the final say on how Britain leaves the EU.
Some representatives voted contrary to their previous public statements or their party stand. What made them change their mind?