Watch our interview with terrorism expert Rohan Gunaratna live
(3rd UPDATE) The situation worsens towards evening as the Maute Group occupies a public hospital – the Amai Pakpak Medical Center
The 7 members of the House opposition bloc go to Camp Crame to visit detained Senator Leila de Lima, who is 'in high spirits'
'These inaccurate statements have seriously misled public opinion, caused panic among teachers and students, and affected the normal order of instruction and life,' the China Education and Research Network says, giving no further details
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
(4th UPDATE) French police say there were 'more than 75,000 victims' around the globe, but caution that this number could increase 'significantly'
The Napoles camp wants the more secure NBI custodial center, citing 'everyday death threats' to the alleged mastermind of the pork barrel scam
Authorities reject claims of involvement by the Islamic State, saying that an imam was the likely target of the attack
Only 9% of Filipinos support lawmakers' bid to lower the age of criminal liability to 9 years old
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade says the government is considering funding the rehabilitation of the airport in President Rodrigo Duterte's hometown
'We are at a crossroads where decision and actions must be made that will have an impact on our children and the children of the future,' says Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial
PPPs offer alternative financing solutions to the country’s massive infrastructure needs. But despite the success of PPPs in the Philippines, certain misconceptions continue to undermine the PPP program’s accomplishments.
The 1st National Summit of Electric Consumers gathers up to 5,000 attendees, who collectively oppose any future plan to privatize or convert electric cooperatives into a government-owned and controlled corporation
Former Sto Tomas vice mayor Vincent Rafanan of La Union, who is in the drug list of local police, and his companion are gunned down by still unknown assailants
'An extrajudicial killing is an outright breach of law. And regardless of the fact that the suspect may have fought the police, it is not for the police to write off the crime and proclaim that the killing was justified,' CenterLaw tells the Supreme Court
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(3rd UPDATE) The 55-year-old Democrat says he is 'incredibly optimistic' about the future, and that the problems facing America could be solved
Komunitas Anak Kali Ciliwung dibantu masyarakat sipil dan arsitek menata pinggiran kali agar lebih nyaman dihuni. Warga menjaga kali dengan penghijauan dan tidak buang sampah.
(UPDATED) The March for Science demonstrations have been organized in response to what is seen as mounting political pressure on facts-based evidence
Known as glass-gem corn in Central America, the rainbow corn variety is introduced in Zamboanga by farmer Mark Basaluddin
'What we noticed is that if we are going to concentrate big rehabilitation centers in one region, there would be some difficulties,' says Interior Undersecretary John Castriciones
'That, I think, is a society that will harbor increasing rates of depression – 'yung dinededma natin 'yung ating mga kasama,' says Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial on World Health Day
Training Filipino workers would help them benefit from ASEAN's mutual recognition agreement that allows free flow of labor in the region
Former Isabela 4th District representative Anthony Miranda is said to own the NGO used for anomalous transactions
Davao del Sur Governor Douglas Cagas is accused of pocketing P9.3 million in public funds through the pork barrel scam when he was a congressman
Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabaar and Jerry West, former teammate Kobe Bryant and coach Phil Jackson are among those paying tribute to Shaquille O'Neal
Visual artists from the Panday Pira group render images of Janina, 21, who was diagnosed HIV-positive during a prenatal check-up in November 2016
The disappearing sea ice comes as the planet has marked 3 years in a row of record-breaking heat, raising new concerns about the accelerating pace of global warming
'We focus on entrepreneurship because we need to, in order to develop our country,' Senator Bam Aquino tells students at the Youth Entrepreneurship Boot Camp
The only government-private sector partnership devoted to security and safety will hold its annual conference on March 29 to 30 at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City, Philippines
The Ombudsman drops charges against former budget secretary and now Camarines Sur Rep. Rolando Andaya Jr
The dismissed charges are among the string of cases filed in the tax refund scam of the 1990s
Glaciers hold the memory of former climates and help to predict future environmental changes, says the Institute of Research for Development
The universities who received research grants include University of the Philippines Diliman, Western Philippines University, University of Southeastern Philippines, and Technological Institute of the Philippines
Doctors Mixie Baduria and Alfonso Regala could have gone to any specialization they wanted after graduation. Instead they are serving in a 2nd class municipality in Northern Samar.
The telco reinforces its data and network defenses for itself and potential clients as cyber threats mount
The actor, who heads the Tourism Promotions Board, is accused of approving contracts for events where he performs, and of hiring friends and relatives, using public funds for personal travels, and incompetence
(UPDATED) The complaint – by Tourism Promotions Board 'management and staff, together with the board members, tourism private sector, and a number of DOT regional directors' – is being reviewed by the Presidential Action Center
"The results indicate that our efforts to breed varieties with high potential for strengthening food security in areas that are affected, or will be affected by climate change, are working," says International Potato Center staff Walter Amoros
According to researchers, evidence now shows that many so-called lone-wolves are in reality encouraged and directed by ISIS operatives to undertake attacks for which the group can then claim credit
Deadline for submission of requirements is on May 19, 12 mn and announcement of accepted applicants is on June 9
The partnership makes Tanduay the official rum of the arena and the NBA team
House Deputy Speaker Gwen Garcia says the Cebu provincial jail turned from 'epic jail to epic fail' under Governor Hilario Davide III
The 6-year-old Japanese Spitz follows the senator wherever she goes, except when he sees a stray cat at the custodial center while looking around
The dismissed officials are facing separate criminal charges for their alleged role in the misuse of former senator Jinggoy Estrada's pork barrel
In her first 24 hours in detention, the senator receives visitors and supporters, and has ginisang munggo and fried fish for lunch, says her chief media officer
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Senator Trillanes challenges the Duterte administration: 'I'm next? Bring it on.'