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'
Labor groups urge President Rodrigo Duterte to keep his promise to end contractualization in time for Labor Day on May 1
While shabu, the poor man's cocaine, is now as expensive as P25,000 a gram, the price of cocaine, choice drug of the rich, has remained the same at P7,000 per gram
Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales also takes a swipe at the Sandiganbayan in connection with the court's handling of the pork barrel scam cases: 'Hindi rin ba 'yan inordinate delay?'
It's also a 'love story' that reveals apparent gaps between the PNP and an anti-crime commission under the Office of the President
It never makes good sense to flaunt our violation of international law. After all, when rapacious neighbors dig into our pie and leave not even the crust to us, we seek relief by invoking our rights under international law.
The United Nations Human Rights Committee calls on the Philippines to take its treaty obligation seriously
Cases of extrajudicial killings related to the Duterte administration's bloody war on drugs are next
'Ang gawin ni Duterte ay pumirma ng waiver. Marami ka pang drama, marami ka pang arte. Para malaman ng taong bayan ano ang totoo,' says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
The Anti-Trapo Movement files a complaint against LTO chief Edgar Galvante and bids and awards committee chair Romeo Vera Cruz for not releasing documents on the bidding for the production of drivers' license cards
An alleged drug syndicate was supposed to transport the drugs to Mindanao
(UPDATED) We track how the PNP has released data on DUIs, and try to explain all the confusion it has generated
Harmful germs lurk even in places you wouldn’t expect
Ministers from G20 developed and developing nations fail to spell out a pledge to reject protectionism in a closing statement
Harassment cases are abuses in a different form, says the Gabriela Women's Party
'The production in court of the AMLC memorandum containing such bank accounts and transactions would not only violate confidentiality but would also jeopardize the ongoing investigation of the AMLC'
Representatives Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, Kaka Bag-ao, and Geraldine Roman sponsor the proposed SOGIE Equality Act for 2nd reading in the House
'Iyong asawa ko wala dito to defend himself kaya ako iniisip ko kung ano'ng aksyon. Pinag-aaralan,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
About 46 federal prosecutors appointed during the administration of former US President Barack Obama are asked to tender their resignations in order to ensure a uniform transition
Senior Superintendent Graciano Mijares explains how the new group is different from the now-dissolved PNP Anti-Illegal Drugs Group
Rolls Royce admits to wrongdoing, agreeing to pay a $808 million fine to authorities in Britain to settle the case. The UK probe sparks follow up investigations in some of the countries where the bribes were received.
(UPDATED) Two cabinet officials say the President is set to sign the EO soon. Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo says there will be revisions to the DOH draft EO.
For the US State Department, money laundering remains a serious concern in the Philippines due to its 'international narcotics trade,' corruption, and weak laws
CPA-lawyer Mel Georgie Racela is officer-in-charge of the Anti-Money Laundering Council Secretariat until July 31, 2017
'The most significant human rights problems were killings allegedly undertaken by vigilantes, security forces, and insurgents,' the US State Department says
'Are Filipinos more inclined to commit crimes than Korean nationals?' asks Sta Isabel
Pelaku menuntut agar tahanan Densus 88 Anti Teror Polri dibebaskan.
Pria yang diduga pelaku menuntut agar tahanan Densus 88 Anti Teror Polri dibebaskan.
In wide-ranging remarks, President Donald Trump paints immigrants as criminals, attacks the media as the 'enemy of the people' and promises one of the 'greatest military buildups in American history'
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
Siding with Senator Jinggoy Estrada, the Sandiganbayan says the Anti-Money Laundering Council cannot invoke confidentiality because these will show if it properly investigated the senator's supposed link to Janet Lim Napoles
The opposition senator says he's called the President's 'political bluff' and writes to the Anti-Money Laundering Council for Duterte's bank records starting 2006
Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin says one of the considerations for countries to continue having tariff-free trading with the European Union is the non-imposition of the death penalty
Rallies against US President Donald Trump are held in New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, and other cities
Mahasiswa sempat menduga adanya pemasangan spanduk merupakan pengalihan isu rencana Universitas Brawijaya menjadi Perguruan Tinggi Berbadan Hukum.
There are 14 reported hazing deaths in the last 22 years since the Anti-Hazing Law was passed, but only one conviction so far
The Supreme Court says the judge 'exhibited bias, if not incompetence and ignorance of the law'
The amendment seeks to update the law to be attuned to existing technologies
'Tama na 'yang mga bola mo Mr President, buksan mo na kung wala kang tinatago,' says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
The President says he has asked AMLC to provide information about his net worth to refute the allegations of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV about his supposedly hidden wealth
The listed media company says it plans to quadruple its anti-piracy efforts this year, after it sued 'numerous pirates' in 2016
Jee's widow, Choi Kyung-jin, cites reports that NBI men were involved in the murder of her husband
The lawyer for Jee Ick Joo's widow tells the DOJ panel, 'As far as the NBI is concerned they are not part of this case anymore'