Proposed new laws such as the Ease of Doing Business Act aim to put some of the practices learned from successful neighbors like Singapore into law
Senators call for ‘swift justice’ against the policemen responsible for the secret jail cell. A House inquiry is being pushed.
(UPDATED) Commission on Human Rights Chairperson Chito Gascon reminds the police of their 'strict obligation to act only in accordance with law'
The Philippines will pay a token fee of $100 and shoulder the cost of refurbishing the decommissioned ship
The basketball player's girlfriend, Mary Ann Dungca Ting, sustained injuries in different parts of her body, according to the Baguio police blotter
US President Donald Trump has suddenly heaped pressure on congressional Republican leadership by saying he expects a vote on a revived version of the bill 'next week or shortly thereafter'
The measure aims to preserve the schoolhouses designed by American architect William Parsons and funded through Act Number 1801 by ex-Philippine Assembly member Isauro Gabaldon
PAWS says that their complaint on the violation of section 9 of the Animal Welfare Act has been dismissed
Situs kitabisa.com dan Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT) menggalang dana untuk korban perang saudara di Suriah. Serangan gas beracun pada 4 April 2017 menewaskan lebih dari 80 orang
The President's remarks before the boy scouts show he wasn't aware the Pangilinan Law was amended in 2013, allowing child offenders aged 12 to 15 to be detained in youth centers
The Philippines is currently a signatory to 41 tax treaties that address double taxation situations
The new landfill, located in a 45-hectare property in Barangay Pagalungan, is compliant with the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act
As we approach the tax month of April, check if you know enough about the Philippine tax landscape
(UPDATED) The education department also asks the community to be vigilant and proactive in 'preventing and deterring incidents that result in the abuse, exploitation, and discrimination against children'
The President says the sender refuses to take the luxury watch back. So he plans to sell the watch at a discount.
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
(UPDATED) The US President says Obamacare – which survived an attempt to have it repealed – 'will explode' and 'is not sustainable'
(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
The SC has issued several rulings which state that the Ombudsman has to be impeached and convicted first, before he or she can be made to answer for any other violations
(3rd UPDATE) 'If it doesn't pass, we're moving beyond health care,' says White House budget director Mick Mulvaney
This is due to the firms' failure to get a Certificate of Authority from the Securities and Exchange Commission, and part of the government's crackdown on illegal lending
'We should start from the baseline that any changes will make our health care system better, not worse for hardworking Americans. That should always be our priority,' Obama says in a statement.
Filipinos now have until June 30, 2017 to exchange their New Design Series (NDS) banknotes. After June 30, these bills will have no monetary value.
'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 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
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
ACT Teachers Representative Antonio Tinio warns against complacency in the passage of the freedom of information law
The telco reinforces its data and network defenses for itself and potential clients as cyber threats mount
Representatives Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, Kaka Bag-ao, and Geraldine Roman sponsor the proposed SOGIE Equality Act for 2nd reading in the House
The Senate already approved the bill on final reading. Thus the bill is a step closer to becoming a law.
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
'Iyong asawa ko wala dito to defend himself kaya ako iniisip ko kung ano'ng aksyon. Pinag-aaralan,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
(UPDATED) Voting 18-0, senators approve the Free Internet Access in Public Places Act on 3rd and final reading
Here's what you need to know about the tuition-free policy, as proposed in the Senate
The House of Representatives is also expected to approve the measure on 2nd reading by Wednesday, March 15
Experts say Trump will struggle to realize the goal of lowering drug prices due to a system that involves a complex web of players and incentives
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
'They're not all proclaimed watersheds, I will agree, but a watershed is a watershed is a watershed,' Environment Secretary Gina Lopez says about the cancellation of 75 mineral production sharing agreements in watersheds
ACT Teachers Representative France Castro says House Bill 4727 is anti-poor, prone to abuse, and an ineffective deterrent against criminality
(UPDATED) The Department of Social Welfare and Development joins a signature campaign, to be launched on International Women's Day, calling for amendments to Republic Act 8972
(UPDATED) The American Health Care Act will dismantle several of the core aspects of the reforms, including ending subsidies and taxes, as well as rules requiring individuals to have insurance
For the US State Department, money laundering remains a serious concern in the Philippines due to its 'international narcotics trade,' corruption, and weak laws
The Rome Statute is precisely designed to demolish the wall of impunity with which state officials commit human rights violations, like the ones occurring on a virtually daily basis in our midst
The grant will be for a maximum period of 6 months to save the lives of about 108,000 people in the violence-wracked Kasai region
The Philippines effectively domesticated the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court when it enacted Republic Act 9851 – the commander in chief can be held liable for crimes against humanity
The ocean sunfish is considered a 'vulnerable' or 'threatened' species
Here are the main points of US President Donald Trump's first speech to the US Congress, outlining his ambitious agenda
(UPDATED) Here is the full text and video of US President Donald Trump's first address to the US Congress, February 28, 2017
The arrest of the Chinese nationals is part of the PNP's streamlined crackdown on illegal gambling