Despite criticism over the drug war, President Rodrigo Duterte continues to enjoy majority approval and trust among Filipinos one year into his term
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Rappler talks to Pulse Asia Research Director Ana Maria Tabunda about President Rodrigo Duterte's trust and approval ratings, and the continued support of Filipinos for the war on drugs
Urban poor commission chief Terry Ridon says, however, that the bloody campaign against drugs has affected many of the poor as the operations are done mostly in their communities
Government forces foil an Abu Sayyaf attack in Bohol. But it's hard to cheer when they let a notorious terrorist leader slip through.
With the tight competition in coal energy, the firm plans to focus on renewable energy projects and retail electricity as it waits for the DOE's next renewable energy incentive
MovePH, Rappler's civic engagement arm, talks to Kadamay secretary general Carlito Badion and Sayreen Grapinag, one of the occupiers who was recently freed from detention
The President promises cops and soldiers that he will personally supervise a new housing project for them in exchange for the units to be given to Kadamay
The Renewable Portfolio Standard can address the administration's least cost energy goals while encouraging renewable energy generation
For our sake, we better understand what is happening and act collectively to avert the worst outcome
'I think it would help the Vice President if she really looks and listens in the right places,' Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella says
From 40 nursery scholars, Project PEARLS now supports 500 elementary and high school students from Tondo, Manila
National Housing Authority General Manager Marcelino Escalada Jr says they are offering beneficiaries houses for P120,000, payable in 30 years
'Growth momentum is there until 2017, but beyond that, the management of the new leader (Duterte) will have a key role,' says the senior economist at ING bank
But the country's economic growth is expected to slow down from 2018 to 2020, with Vietnam likely to outpace the Philippines
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The Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor issues a moratorium on demolitions around the country until January 2017
For the BSP's Diwa Guinigundo, it is 'very difficult' to determine the cause of the higher-than-expected remittance level in August since there are no concrete data
Standard Chartered, which controls the MAXpower Group, is being investigated by the US Department of Justice over claims the Indonesian company had paid kickbacks to secure contracts.
(UPDATED) S&P maintains its stable outlook for the Philippines, but highlights a range of 'weaknesses' under the Duterte administration
Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia says now is the best time to adjust fuel excise taxes when crude oil prices are low and impact on inflation is almost negligible
The Vice President, who is also the new housing chief, says this will allow families to afford houses while private firms also earn
A former media relations officer writes about his first boss, the former vice president Jejomar Binay
Five NAPC officials urge the new lead convenor of the anti-poverty body to defend the integrity of the agency amid attacks by her colleagues in the Left
President Rodrigo Duterte was supposed to have dinner in Delpan but his first Cabinet meeting finished late
Among all the presidents after Martial Law, it was Aquino who vetoed the most number of bills, followed by President Fidel Ramos
'As we commemorate Independence Day 2016, it might be worth our while to reflect on the singular possibilities of a Leni Robredo vice-presidency'
The results of the latest Social Weather Stations survey reflect an improvement in self-rated poverty in all regions except in Mindanao, the lowest in over 4 years
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For now, Standard and Poor’s, Moody’s and Fitch all keep the country’s credit rating at investment grade as the country prepares for a Duterte presidency
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Senator Chiz Escudero, who was previously tied with Senator Bongbong Marcos, is now ranked 3rd in the tight vice presidential race
The Bureau of Internal Revenue tells the media to report paid campaign promos by candidates. Income for broadcast giant GMA Network doubles to P1.01 billion in the first quarter of 2016. Mar Roxas and running mate Leni Robredo hit rivals who distrust surveys
Senator Grace Poe denies rumors she’s withdrawing from the presidential race to give way to another candidate. The Philippine Supreme Court allows detained former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to vote on May 9 in Pampanga. A massive wildfire in Canada forces thousands to flee
Trillanes files a plunder complaint against Duterte. INC officially endorses Rody Duterte and Bongbong Marcos. INC reportedly wages a silent war against De Lima.
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(3rd UPDATE) Though the bank controversy deals him a blow in the Visayas, increased support for him in Mindanao allows him to snatch a clear lead over Grace Poe and Mar Roxas
Liza Morga, a 56-year-old Cebuana, clings to Liberal Party standard-bearer Mar Roxas' promise to continue the Aquino administration's flagship poverty alleviation program, the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program
The Institute of Philippine Culture found that accepting money among poor voters does not necessarily mean selling one's vote
The Palace says economic improvements made in the past years will only be put to waste if Filipinos elect the wrong leaders on May 9
S&P projects growth in real per capita income to rise from the 4.1% recorded last year to 4.4% this year
When it comes to promises on poverty alleviation, the 6 presidential candidates have a lot to offer. How feasible those promises are is another story.
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Duterte threatens to take the Visayas vote from Roxas. Poe and Roxas have taken over in the Zamboanga Peninsula, while Binay is catching up with Duterte in ARMM.
Sotto, Pangilinan, Recto, Drilon, Lacson, and Zubiri are among the candidates in the winning circle in the latest The Standard Poll
The third in a series of surveys, the latest Standard poll conducted by Laylo Research Strategies shows Escudero on a gradual downward trend
Standard & Poor's says the Chinese government is facing more economic and financial risks