Senator Franklin Drilon files Senate Bill 230 which seeks to 'level the playing field in the political arena'
(3rd UPDATE) Progressive groups say former President Aquino and former Budget Secretary Abad face charges of technical malversation, usurpation of legislative powers, and graft and corruption over the DAP
Former president Benigno Aquino III is in high spirits as he returns to his family home at Times Street on June 30
President Benigno Aquino III admits that he initially had some concerns about suing China. 'Going against China, how will China treat us if we dare?'
Up to P60 billion have been released for military modernization since President Aquino assumed office in 2010
President Benigno Aquino III says the proposed increase in the pay of entry-level nurses will have 'dire financial consequences' on public and private health institutions, but a nurses' group dismisses this as 'speculative'
The Financial Inclusion Steering Committee's tall order is to provide more people, especially those in far-flung areas, access to financial services
CHED Chairperson Patricia Licuanan says Duterte's support for federalism is very compatible with the commission's efforts at strengthening regional institutions
Alex Balcoba is the second journalist to be murdered in the Philippines this year, and the 34th since 2010, when President Benigno Aquino III came to power
The budget department releases P500 million for new classrooms in 18 provinces
'I don’t think that any Philippine president...can afford to give up any portion of territorial sovereignty,' President Benigno Aquino III tells Time magazine, as the incoming Duterte administration eyes bilateral talks with China on the dispute
(3rd UPDATE) Senator Grace Poe and Vice President Jejomar Binay swiftly reject President Benigno Aquino III's proposal
The finance chief says the Philippines is in the right place at the right time, with its favorable demographics and integration with ASEAN neighbors
Labor leaders say workers do not feel the effects of the Philippines' economic growth
On Labor Day, militant workers call the Aquino administration a 'butcher' of jobs as they challenge presidential bets to abolish contractualization and raise wages
President Benigno Aquino III says Filipino workers at home and overseas have shown that they can compete with the world's best
'True friends defend you behind your back,' Kris writes on Instagram
'Puwede bang ipagtanggol niyo ako?' asks Kris as she addreses the social media uproar over her use of a presidential chopper to attend a Liberal Party sortie in Cebu
He says the government should run after organizers who rallied the farmers to exploit the drought issue
The President points out that his sister is one the biggest taxpayers in the country, and could be the President's guest the way big businessmen or investors are accommodated
Once MRT7 is built, it will only take Bulacan-based commuters 30 minutes to reach Quezon City, from the current two hours
The President takes a swipe at Mar Roxas' rivals, singling out Rodrigo Duterte, Grace Poe, and Jejomar Binay for their supposed weaknesses
President Benigno Aquino III also tells Filipinos to strengthen their love for others
The Philippines vows to ‘continue working to make such acts of extremism a thing of the past’
(UPDATED) This comes as thousands of Filipinos prepare to travel to their provinces for the Holy Week break
(UPDATED) In a dialogue with the Makati Business Club, she names at least 3 agencies where she will not keep President Aquino's appointees
President Benigno Aquino III does not identify the senators, who he says blocked the Bangsamoro Basic Law and failed to offer alternatives
Spokesperson Mon Ilagan says UNA is the only political party whose sorties and outdoor events are PWD- and senior citizen-friendly
Outgoing PPP Center head Cosette Canilao also says the next administration should adopt what her office has started and hit the ground running with policies and institutional arrangements
The President says he is flying to the United States to help to boost the joint strategic partnership between the US and ASEAN
And, contrary to rumors, the independent presidential candidate did not gatecrash the President's birthday party; she was invited
Decongesting Metro Manila and other urban areas should be the main goal, says the PPP Center
They also want increased openness to foreign trade, tax reform, and a public-private partnership law
With Landbank as the surviving entity, President Benigno Aquino III approves the increase in its capital stock to P200 billion ($4.19 billion)
The Philippines signs the so-called 5th and 6th freedoms of the air, allowing broader flight options within the region
The vice presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr says the order to hold fire made the SAF troopers vulnerable, leading to their 'cold-blooded murder'
Who will man the polling precincts if public school teachers opt out?
The hearing is likely to center on one question: what did President Aquino do – or failed to do – in the planning, execution, and aftermath of the anti-terrorist operation
Here's a quick profile of the new members of the anti-graft court
Lawmakers say the SK Reform Act is the first law with an anti-political dynasty provision
Former SAF Commander Getulio Napeñas mourns with families of his dead comrades in an advance commemoration of the Mamasapano tragedy
President Benigno Aquino III's rejection of the proposed social security pension increase affects about 2 million retirees
(UPDATED) 'So, I'm "heartless" now. If by 2027 [the SSS] goes bankrupt, the more than 30 million members would be calling me "careless and heartless" at the same time,' says President Benigno Aquino III
'We always batted for more power plants because we create pricing pressure,' Meralco Chairman Manuel Pangilinan says when asked for his wishes for the country under a new leader
A sister company of AboitizPower's Therma South Incorporated says Mindanao needs at least 300 megawatts of new power capacity annually for the next 5 years to address the power deficit
Issues on right-of-way violations, transmission towers bombing hound the region. The energy department is creating a task force to address the situation.
President Aquino says the Philippines can buy oil from many other sources, while Energy Secretary Zenaida Monsada cites the ASEAN supply security agreement
President Aquino says while he is an advocate of developing renewable energy, 'right now, we cannot wean ourselves completely from relying on coal'
The Third Party Monitoring Team also expresses concern about the BBL's compliance with the existing peace deal
The 16th Congress has only 17 session days left in 2016 to pass these major pieces of legislation that could be the Aquino administration's legacy