'We want to lend a hand to those families affected in Marawi,' says volunteer Rainiel Llauderes, a student
'It's a long-term effort to get rid of the single-use throw-away culture,’ says Pinabacdao Mayor Teodorico Mabag
Children in poor villages have become 'easy targets' of communist recruiters
The school building, which doubles as an evacuation center, is among the community infrastructure projects being undertaken by Philippine and US soldiers in line with the 33rd Balikatan
Local officials, with the help of non-governmental organizations, turn Marabut town's biggest cave into an emergency shelter in times of disaster
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The magnitude 5.4 quake, with an epicenter underneath the Philippine Sea, was felt in parts of Bicol and Eastern Visayas
A young humanitarian shares her experience that reminded her how so much more needs to be done to put an end to the armed conflicts in the Philippines and to improve the quality of life of Filipinos
Learning from its experience during Super Typhoon Yolanda, the town of Sto Nino now wants its residents prepared for the next big disaster
The complainants ask where the remaining P2 million has gone
All the 56 barangay captains and department heads of Laoang town participate in the training conducted by MovePH
Where else can you see a century-old lighthouse? Or find golden beaches with no tourists?
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.
Two homes and a warehouse – all belonging to San Jorge town Mayor Joseph Grey – are attacked
'We are very much concerned about these killings and they seem to be increasing again as the barangay election approaches,' says Calbayog City Mayor Ronaldo Aquino
Around 3,682 passengers are stranded in various ports in Bicol region as of 8AM Saturday, according to the Philippine Coast Guard
The first time public servant says, 'I wouldn’t do it if I didn’t believe this administration is our best chance at changing the country'
According to Calbayog Police in Samar, 6 barangay officials and Liberal Party leaders were shot to death last week by members of private armed groups
Samar 1st District Representative Edgar Mary Sarmiento seeks an impartial probe into the killings in his province. In just a week, 6 barangay officials and Calbayog City leaders – all Liberal Party members – were allegedly killed by private armed groups.
Environment Secretary Gina Lopez says even with the ongoing audit, she has not yet seen a model of responsible mining
(UPDATED) Rappler is crowdsourcing information on the 158 government officials listed as allegedly involved in the illegal drug trade. How accurate is this list?
A low pressure area (LPA) east of Surigao City might bring floods and landslides to parts of the country
Two police officers are injured in an encounter with a private armed group in a remote and mountainous area of Calbayog City
A diarrhea outbreak has been declared in 3 areas in the province, while cases are being closely monitored in 5 other towns
Harlin Abayon has protested Congress' failure to include his name in the roll call during the official canvassing of votes. Here's the reason for the mixup.
Administration bet Mar Roxas gets the solid vote of two regions: his own Western Visayas and the Negros Island Region, whose creation he supported
Incidents of wrongly-delivered ballots cause delays in certain towns and cities in Negros Occidental
Derek Alviola reports on the vote buying cases in Samar, a known election hotspot, on election day
Several residents admit vote buying persists in their hometowns, primarily due to poverty
This is the second time that the Liberal Party will attempt to unseat the Tans of Samar in favor of political newbies
But 7 towns are under the Comelec's watch list due to past incidents of election-related violence
This is the very first time that a sitting governor and an incumbent congressman are running together in the same party
'Our purpose is to show the Filipino people that Miriam is the true candidate that can make our country progress,' says Youth for Miriam Head Jonas Lavarrete
Mayor Maria Fe Abunda denies endorsing Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos, adding the city is solid in its support for the Liberal Party bets
The eldest daughter of slain Calbayog City Mayor Reynaldo Uy has filed a complaint before the justice department
Administration standard-bearer Manuel 'Mar' Roxas II says creating the new region would held focus development efforts on one of the poorest islands in the country
Local officials say DILG Secretary Mel Sarmiento has 'taken for granted' the province's unstable situation during the election period
Former first lady Imelda Marcos says her son, vice presidential candidate Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr, will be the voice of the 'long abandoned' region in the national government
The community evacuation center is the first in a network of similar disaster-resilient facilities in Eastern Samar
The presence of Cabinet chiefs in LP political rallies is nothing new. But Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr is not associated with the pro-Roxas Balay group.
One is found selling fake attendance certificates at the Philippine Councilors' League meeting, 6 have authorized the purchase of a truck without bidding
'SamarVote 4Change' fears that rampant vote-buying would persist in the province
Young survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda are some of the voices calling for resilient agriculture to address the threats of climate change to agriculture
Others included in the charge sheet are 4 Nabcor officials and 2 GabayMasa officials
The latest incident happens just two days after the country's top cop ordered the Samar police to stamp out private armed groups maintained by local politicians
It is perhaps the most curious sculpture of Dr Jose Rizal, done by the late Miguel Alcazar, but the residents of Catbalogan, Samar, consider it a treasure
(UPDATED) Despite this, the military says it will 'strictly observe' the holiday ceasefire declared by the Aquino administration
One Philippine Army soldier dies, while 2 others are wounded, after New People's Army fighters attacked them while transporting relief goods
The NDRRMC says 2,287 houses in total have been damaged in San Roque – 2,139 partially and 148 totally