August 21, 2017 marks 34 years since the assassination of former senator Benigno 'Ninoy' Aquino Jr
The Commission on Human Rights will also investigate the series of deadly drug raids in parts of Metro Manila and Bulacan
The task of the hour is to transform grief into courage; intolerance into an openness of the heart; hatred into a capacity to love; and indifference into a brave brand of global citizenship
It becomes harder by the day to understand how they can remain in their positions when it is becoming abundantly clear that mass murder is the central and only real policy of this administration
'By any yardstick, this is a seizure of Philippine territory,' Justice Carpio says as Chinese ships guard a sandbar near Pag-asa Island
The family and neighbors of 17-year-old Kian Loyd delos Santos have only one question: Why in the world would police kill such a sweet boy?
The alleged frame-up that killed Kian Loyd delos Santos, 17, brings to mind statements made by President Rodrigo Duterte in his first year in office, urging law enforcers to push criminals to fight back
Malacañang cannot say for sure if the President intends to grant the request of members of the Reform the Armed Forces Movement
CSIS images also show more Chinese ships in the West Philippine Sea, even as Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano justifies the presence of Chinese vessels there
'I wanted to tell him about corruption existing in my office. I have submitted the report. But I wanted to relay it to him personally,' Taguiwalo says
Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial says the executive order would be a response to a 2016 national survey which showed around one million Filipinos have tuberculosis
The New York-based organization says President Rodrigo Duterte has placed 'targets' on the backs of human rights advocates
'Have we already adopted the strategy of silence, inaction, and subservience in West Philippine Sea so as not to offend China?' asks opposition lawmaker Gary Alejano
Malacañang makes the promise a day after President Rodrigo Duterte expressed hope that future police operations would yield the same results
'Para makita talaga kung anong klaseng human right,' says President Rodrigo Duterte about his latest threat
The President distributes cash and relief goods to residents of San Miguel, the district surrounding Malacañang Palace
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte also says he wants to 'investigate' human rights groups for 'conspiracy'
'There are reasons for the presence of certain vessels, but the situation in the area is very stable,' Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano says
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President Rodrigo Duterte has twice wooed former defense chief Gilbert 'Gibo' Teodoro Jr to be part of his Cabinet
The 43-year-old businessman from Davao – also a staunch supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte – is one of the most aggressive dealmakers in the country, acquiring companies left and right
Malacañang says the President is 'aware' of Republic Act 6975 which bars AFP chief Eduardo Año from becoming DILG Secretary within a year of his retirement from the military
Davao-based businessman Dennis Uy has earned the trust of the Philippines' richest family, the Sys, who backed him in his foray into shipping and logistics
'The Chinese may have a sinister plan to occupy sandbars just west of Pag-asa that belong to us,' says Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano
The DILG finds a way to keep Negrosanons inside the now-divided island
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Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto says the proposed hiring of more than 3,000 employees could be crucial in boosting the Bureau of Customs' performance
While all crimes drop by 9.8%, killings rise by 22.75% during President Rodrigo Duterte's first year in office
While non-permanent hires worry, regulars may need to relocate to Dumaguete – at least 200 kilometers away from their present office in Bacolod City
The 3 agencies could get budget cuts in 2018 because of their 'spending pattern' – billions of pesos in unused and unobligated funds – from previous years
The task force, headed by Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr, is designed to improve coordination between government agencies implementing Yolanda projects
This comes after presidential son and Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte was implicated in a House probe into the P6.4-billion shabu shipment from China
Refusing to break formation, they faint from dehydration
DILG undersecretary Jesus Hinlo says he respects the administration's priorities, even if it excludes the long-time dream of his people
The President claims he himself took a peek at Senator De Lima's detention room in Camp Crame but gives no details when this happened
This is how the President responds to allegations that his eldest son Paolo Duterte is being 'name-dropped' by personnel at the Bureau of Customs
'Hindi ako nakikiusap, 'yan tanungin 'nyo. I never influenced my Secretary of Justice in saying you better file a lesser charge,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
President Duterte warns the 'policemen shortlisted in the killing of so many civilians buried in the back of the barangay hall'
(UPDATED) Former interior secretary Manuel Roxas II, a Negrense through his mother, had spearheaded efforts to create the region
Every time the clock strikes 7, Ozamiz City Police Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido's cops band together inside their office, not for an operation briefing, but to read the bible
President Rodrigo Duterte's new executive order returns Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental to Western Visayas and Central Visayas, respectively
Does he think the complaints about Comelec Chairman Andy Bautista affect his 2016 victory? President Duterte says, 'I've already taken my oath.'
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warmly welcomes North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-Ho to Manila
The House of Representatives earlier voted in a caucus to postpone the elections to May 2018 and allow barangay officials to be 'holdovers' until then
Ozamiz City police Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido and Marawi cops are among the awardees this year
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says this donation will be given to the Philippines over a period of 4 years
The Philippine President describes the Obama-led Trans-Pacific Partnership as a 'dream that [is] no longer there' under the Trump administration
(3rd UPDATE) In an earlier Senate probe, Paolo 'Pulong' Duterte was linked by former Davao policeman Arthur Lascañas to a shipment of shabu also from China. He is mentioned again in relation to 'corrupt' Customs officials.
'Eh pagdating sa 'kin, alam ko man na walang pera. 'Pirmahan natin ito.' Eh di sige,' says President Rodrigo Duterte about his decision to sign the measure