'Ikaw, Teddy, 'yung ulo mo sobrang laki,' says President Rodrigo Duterte in the middle of a rant against the Left
'You are directing a war from [there], ang namamatay 'yung naniniwala sa iyo,' says the President, addressing CPP leader Joma Sison
The statement comes after President Rodrigo Duterte's meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi who backs joint development in the West Philippine Sea
Housing chief Eduardo del Rosario says he is just waiting for Congress to pass a joint resolution allowing the distribution of the houses before the turnover of the units to the families
Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella claims the EU and the Commission on Human Rights 'declined' the SONA invitations
Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella also says President Rodrigo Duterte's threat to abolish CHR, a constitutional body, was merely an expression of his frustration
The appointment of a new United States ambassador comes at a time of tension in Philippines-US ties
Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto says the issue of government underspending is crucial in the Senate debates on the tax reform bill
Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno reiterates that the issue is now for the Food and Drug Administration to resolve
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Change, the key promise of President Rodrigo Duterte in 2016, remains elusive to many, but others concede things have invariably been altered. For better, or for worse?
'They don't do anything. What do they do?' Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno says as he tells reporters the government plans to scrap the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG)
Will the cop linked to the killing of a detained mayor eventually be promoted to senior superintendent?
The EU Parliament and the Commission on Human Rights are both critical of the killings in President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs
The Senate is set to constitute a committee of the whole to discuss the controversial tax reform bill with the country's economic managers
New housing chief Eduardo del Rosario talks about his plans for the rehabilitation of Marawi City, addressing the housing backlog, and the awarding of houses to Kadamay members
'It's not Sonny's job singly, or it's not his fault at all, that we seem slow. And we are not slow. He's been hearing it,' says Senator Loren Legarda after the President zeroed in on Senator Juan Edgardo Angara
Now, a year later, with all the blood spilled in the streets and poor neighborhoods of suspected drug pushers and addicts, and lately, the imposition of martial law in Mindanao, it is fitting to ask if indeed our beloved country is in the throes of a revolution
But the PNP chief tells senators that impunity will not happen under his watch, amid concerns over Superintendent Marvin Marcos' return to the police force
'Either batutain kayo o 'pag lumaban kayo, ipagbabaril ko kayo,' the President tells Kadamay
Rappler looks at President Duterte's orders, accomplishments, and attacks on critics during his second SONA
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'We will continue to work with our Filipino partners to find a resolution,' the US embassy in Manila says
'I would suggest to the Senate – there are 24 sovereignties in the Senate, you cannot dictate to the senators, that's my experience – to act in accordance with their perception of what is best for the people'
The President jokes that National Democratic Front consultants should have been poisoned when they were served food during meetings in Malacañang
'Change did not happen,' an indigenous peoples' group says
Citing Sri Lank and Myanmar, the ex-Senate president warns that when indebted countries fail to pay loans, China takes over the sites of their investments
(UPDATED) The fund, which will be distributed to families of 101 soldiers and police who died in the Marawi clashes, has been raised by the private sector
House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez's counter-State of the Nation Address is less scathing compared to that of Albay Representative Edcel Lagman
What does the director have to say to critics of his style in directing President Duterte's second State of the Nation Address?
A day after Duterte's SONA, Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu says his department is one with the President 'in his firm desire to rid the country of abusive and irresponsible miners'
The consistency and resoluteness of his acts will earn him more admiration. Filipinos understand and share these philosophies of punishment.
Rappler’s series of investigations documents the drug war as it continues to be fought across the first year of Duterte's presidency
'Do you think you even have the moral values and credible standing, after that garbage of a speech you have unloaded before us and the foreign diplomatic corps?' says Senator Leila de Lima
Vice President Leni Robredo reiterates her stance after President Rodrigo Duterte lashes out against his critics and promises an 'unrelenting' drug war
The former Senate president shares his thoughts live on Rappler
(2ND UPDATE) From passing the National Land Use Act to creating a new disaster response department, here are bills President Rodrigo Duterte wants the 17th Congress to pass
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol says the President talked about agriculture during the early part of his State of the Nation Address
Legislators wonder why President Rodrigo Duterte, who won the 2016 elections on the promise of change, left out key pledges in his second State of the Nation Address
'His silence is a great disappointment for workers as we were expecting him to announce the release of an executive order prohibiting all forms of contractualization,' says labor coalition Nagkaisa
'I don't see the death penalty being revived under his watch or at least with the present composition of the Senate,' says pro-death penalty Senator Panfilo Lacson
President Rodrigo Duterte orders a nationwide road clearing while he waits for Congress to grant him emergency powers to solve the Metro Manila traffic problem
Rappler compiles the following highlights of President Rodrigo Duterte's second State of the Nation Address
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President Rodrigo Duterte's second SONA ran for about two hours – with a huge chunk of it unscripted
President Rodrigo Duterte calls the University of Oxford, which released a study about social media manipulation, 'a school for the stupid people'
Read the wide range of policy issues that President Rodrigo Duterte covers in both his prepared speech and his off-script comments