The Senate delay is a huge blow to Trump and Republican lawmakers who have spent the last 7 years plotting an end to the ACA, commonly known as Obamacare
The President can no longer take the backseat. The executive and legislative are in a deadlock over tax reform, Dutertenomics' financing hanging in the balance.
(UPDATED) As Democrats have united in opposition to the draft, Republican leaders have struggled to rally enough support from within their ranks to get the bill over the line
The officers, including retired Rear Admiral Cecil Chen, allegedly violated the Government Procurement Reform Act
(UPDATED) Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer maintains US President Donald Trump shouldn't expect any support from them in the bid to repeal Obamacare
Only 4 out of the city's 182 barangays maintain a materials recovery facility, which is required under the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act
Take a look at how the Duterte administration's proposed tax reform package will affect your take-home pay and the prices of commodities
Lola Ayoy of Juban, Sorsogon, is still not taking any maintenance medicine at age 100
Instead of protecting riders from accidents – the purpose of a 2009 law – helmets have become the criminals' protection, Morong's municipal administrator says
The revised rules of the law have been published, says the Department of Transportation, paving the way for implementation
Democrats are condemning a US Senate replacement bill being crafted by Republicans behind closed doors
In Caloocan, 72-year-old Arturo Fabular walks for 10 hours each day to sell ice drop candy just to make ends meet
The Philippine government says it will soon be arresting one suspect for spreading terrorist propaganda online in relation to the Marawi crisis
The House has consistently shown it will protect the President from his critics, with Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez leading the charge
Banning texting while driving, or even just holding a phone? See how other countries impose rules to deter distracted drivers from going behind the wheel.
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(UPDATED) The Department of Transportation redefines the much criticized 'line of sight' as it releases the new implementing rules and regulations of the Anti-Distracted Driving Act
Eufronio Torrado recalls the harrowing crash that left him and his wife with injuries, and medical bills amounting to over P300,000
Under the Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022, PH's agriculture and mining industry cater to foreign economies while its people look for jobs abroad, according to IBON Foundation
The Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022 has a simplistic and outdated explanation of the problem with the economy, according to IBON Foundation
'It's not going to be fair to the commuting public that we don't have that efficient transport system and yet we are shelling out big amounts in order to buy private vehicles,' says the Automobile Association of the Philippines
Domestic helpers in the country continue to face abuse despite the implementation of Batas Kasambahay or the Domestic Workers Act of 2013
The Philippine Chamber of Food Manufacturers says the excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages in the proposed tax reform package is the highest in the world
The opposition says Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro's constitutional reform plan is a bid to cling to power
ALU-TUCP says the tax reform package just passed by the House 'is not uplifting because those who are already poor workers would become even poorer'
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Students in public colleges and universities and technical-vocational schools can already enjoy the benefits of the law by the second semester of 2017-2018
While HB 5636 will lower personal income tax rate to 25%, VAT exemptions will be lifted on several sectors
Senators criticize NEDA chief Ernesto Pernia for being 'arrogant' and for 'pressuring' Congress to approve Malacañang's full version of the measure which, they believe, will hurt the poor
This comes a week after the law was suspended due to confusion over its guidelines
Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial is one of the 6 from the Western Pacific Region who received the 2017 World No Tobacco Day 2017 Award
(UPDATED) The two chambers of Congress are set to convene a bicameral conference committee to finalize the measure before President Rodrigo Duterte signs it into law
Candon City in Ilocos Sur goes against the Philippines' local and international commitments to shift farmers away from tobacco to alternative crops and livelihood
The House of Representatives could approve the bill on both 2nd and 3rd readings this week
Tobacco farmers in Sta Cruz, Ilocos Sur, say their local government uses its share in excise taxes on cigarettes in funding non-tobacco farming projects
The High Court notes that the temporary restraining order it issued in 2015 'never meant to enjoin the processing of the entire gamut of family planning supplies that have been declared as unquestionably non-abortifacient'
Its allied groups are also planning to challenge the declaration before the Supreme Court
Groups condemn the declaration of martial law, saying 'it will only worsen the instability in Marawi City'
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Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez agrees to retain the VAT exemptions for cooperatives in the proposed tax reform package at the request of party-list representatives
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House ways and means committee chairperson Dakila Cua estimates P157.2 billion in government revenues will be generated from the tax reform package in its first year of implementation
Nueva Ecija 1st District Representative Estrellita Suansing says collection will be used to assist sugar farmers and fund school-based feeding programs
The House ways and means committee chairman says the package aims to generate revenue for social welfare, infrastructure, education, healthcare, job generation, among others
(UPDATED) Transport authorities will first focus on information dissemination, as recommended by lawmakers in a House hearing, following the confusion over the new law
The intent of the law is different from the interpretation of transport authorities, says Senator Grace Poe
(UPDATED) It is back to zero for the development of 5 small airports in Bacolod, Davao, Iloilo, Laguindingan, and Bohol. A prospective bidder feels embarrassed and dismayed over what has happened.
The measure proposes stiffer penalties for parents and syndicates using children to commit crimes, while focusing on the improved rehabilitation of children in conflict with the law
(UPDATED) Both camps commit to resolve contentious issues to complete talks on the Comprehensive Agreement on Socio-economic Reforms or CASER