A group is now lobbying the US Congress to take a careful look at the violent anti-drug campaign of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte
Civil society groups say the approval of Meralco's power supply agreements would lead to '3,551 megawatts of coal entering the pipeline'
In Caloocan, 72-year-old Arturo Fabular walks for 10 hours each day to sell ice drop candy just to make ends meet
The campaign aims to secure enough signatories to push Congress to pass a law on an integrated national cancer control and prevention program
'Nag-retire na siya sa politics pero di niya puwede pabayaan ang political party,' says Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III, as the Nationalist People's Coalition prepares for the 2019 midterm polls
Peace Now's Hagit Ofran tells the Agence France-Presse (AFP) a total of 3,178 units were advanced this week
'The fact that the military made a mistake is enough reason to stop the airstrike,' says former human rights chair Etta Rosales
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez agrees to retain the VAT exemptions for cooperatives in the proposed tax reform package at the request of party-list representatives
'Fidget spinners are fun to play with. But their small parts may not be tightly secured, can come off and get ingested by kids,' warns environmental advocacy group EcoWaste Coalition
(UPDATED) In defending their departure from LP, Representatives Geraldine Roman and Alfred Vargas say there is 'overwhelming' support for President Rodrigo Duterte in their respective districts
The Catanduanes cop charged with murder in the Larry Que case is the same policeman who is now accusing his superiors of giving kill orders against drug suspects
A national minimum wage is among the issues expected to be taken up when President Rodrigo Duterte meets with labor groups on May 1
'Something to Tell You' is Haim's follow-up to their debut album 'Days Are Gone'
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EcoWaste Coalition posts photos of mounds of trash in popular Lenten pilgrimage sites
Zero waste advocacy group EcoWaste Coalition also calls on Filipinos to observe 'climate-friendly' practices this coming Holy Week
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
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III says only Congress, not the Department of Labor and Employment, can completely ban contractualization
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
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III says, 'In the meantime, there's a law which allows certain forms of contractualization. That is what we will implement.'
Those who gathered at EDSA 31 not only commemorated the People Power Revolution, but protested the burial of former president Ferdinand Marcos
Protesters raise several issues as they commemorate the 31st EDSA People Power uprising
The movement, which champions so-called 'family values' and free market liberalism, has had some trouble coming to terms with Trump, who last year was criticized by attendees for not being conservative enough
A study says providing a universal social pension of P1,500 for Filipinos 60 and above would cost the government P143.97 billion or 4.80% of its expenditures
This year, P17.9 billion has been allocated for the Social Pension Program for Indigent Senior Citizens
(UPDATED) Japan's Supreme Court rules against a convict who wanted to have articles about his arrest removed from Google search results
This is not the first time plan holders have filed a complaint against the Yuchengcos and tried to recover their 'lost' investments
Speaking at a gathering of right-wing populists, the French presidential hopeful also rails against migration, the euro and open borders
Deputy Speaker Miro Quimbo explains what it's like being member of the Liberal Party under a Duterte-controlled House of Representatives. After elections, from close to a hundred, members were reduced to 32.
Green group EcoWaste Coalition appeals to the devotees to help pick up trash at the Quirino Grandstand and the parade ground on Monday, January 9
A new employment law is in force, obliging organizations with more than 50 workers to start negotiations to define the rights of employees to ignore their smartphones
Around 500 residents and local officials join the parade urging the public to ditch firecrackers in welcoming the New Year
With pets in tow, the Ecowaste Coalition and animal welfare groups appeal to Filipinos to choose a cleaner, less dangerous alternative to welcoming 2017
In 2016, most of those injured by firecrackers were children younger than 14 years old. They accounted for 500 of the 920 firecracker-related injuries.
A special provision in the newly signed 2017 budget law allows this congressional audit and investigation – the first of its kind in the Philippines
The Teacher's Dignity Coalition's call comes after a teacher in Malabon City died due to cardiac arrest on December 22, leaving a huge unsettled bill
Environmental watchdog EcoWaste Coalition warns trash can become a breeding ground for disease-causing bacteria, insects, and pests, including mosquitoes that carry chikungunya, dengue, and Zika
According to the International Federation of Journalists, Larry Que is the first journalist killed under the Duterte administration
Larry Que, publisher of the local paper Catanduanes News Now, is the first journalist to be killed since Duterte's inauguration on June 30
The zero waste advocacy group EcoWaste Coalition urges Filipinos to be more eco-friendly revelers as the Christmas and New Year celebrations approach
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The freakish genius of Rodrigo Duterte may yet prove to lie in that – breaking up the nation to make everybody happy!
It was the latest clash in a tense standoff between the South American country's socialist government and the center right-dominated opposition
Female genital mutilations is a widespread practice in the 4th most populous nation in the world. Here's why.
The arrests were, according to analysts, a sign of the shrinking civic space not just in the country, but the region as well.
Suicide missions, particularly those conducted in explosive-laden vehicles, have been a vital weapon for ISIS fighters trying to fend off Iraqi forces pushing to recapture the jihadists' last major ISIS stronghold in Iraq
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(2ND UPDATE) Protest rallies against the hero's burial for dictator Ferdinand Marcos begin across the country on Friday, November 25, to mark the National Day of Rage and Unity
(UPDATED) The truce could be extended if the rebels hold fire and allow aid deliveries to besieged loyalist enclaves
(4th UPDATE) Rally organizers call for anti-Marcos mobilizations to continue as well in key cities across the country