Brigadier General Rolando Bautista, the outgoing PSG chief, is deployed to Mindanao to help in the fight against terror groups
Among the new appointees is retired chief superintendent Conrado Capa who is now a member of the governing board of the Philippine Coconut Authority
(UPDATED) The 1987 Constitution says the president can nominate a member of Congress to assume the vice presidency in the event the position becomes vacant
The Presidential Adviser on Entrepreneurship says the biggest challenge of micro and small enterprises is growing their business beyond a certain scale
Among the agencies participating in the eFOI program, one agency stands out for being unresponsive to data requests – the Philippine National Police
ACT Teachers Representative Antonio Tinio warns against complacency in the passage of the freedom of information law
Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III says the ruling party, in coming up with its proposal, considered the public's preference for a 'strong' leader
The actor, who heads the Tourism Promotions Board, is accused of approving contracts for events where he performs, and of hiring friends and relatives, using public funds for personal travels, and incompetence
The Commission on Appointments has the power to confirm, bypass, or reject the appointment of top public officials and senior military officers. But here are 5 reasons this power is flawed.
(UPDATED) The complaint – by Tourism Promotions Board 'management and staff, together with the board members, tourism private sector, and a number of DOT regional directors' – is being reviewed by the Presidential Action Center
Now that the public call for Park Geun-Hye's ouster is fulfilled, here are some key developments that may await South Koreans – and Park – in the coming months
Jose David Lapuz, who was Rodrigo Duterte's political science teacher in the 1960s, has been named presidential adviser on education and international organization
The camp of defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr accuses Vice President Leni Robredo of resorting to delaying tactics
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The new 'strategy' comes in the wake of the highly-publicized blunders of Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar
(UPDATED) The PCGG has so far recovered P170.45 billion in ill-gotten wealth
The 39-year-old former economy minister has surged from outsider to a frontrunner ahead of elections in April and May but faces constant criticism from rivals that his program is too vague
Pro-Duterte bloggers bristle at proposals prohibiting them from using offensive language, saying this is what makes their blogs popular
Bloggers who apply for Palace accreditation must commit to publishing only 'truthful and accurate' information, according to a draft PCOO memorandum circular
A persistent reporter and an irritated Palace communications chief Martin Andanar engage in a heated conversation during a Palace press briefing
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte meets with leftist Cabinet members to discuss the peace process that collapsed earlier this month
The policy will allow bloggers 'to be recognized as legitimate sources of information' and provide a 'system of accreditation,' says the Presidential Communications Operations Office
(UPDATED) The journalists 'strongly protest the unsubstantiated and irresponsible' accusation of Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, who said they may have been bribed to cover a press conference
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and Senate media deny the accusation, slamming Communications Secretary Martin Andanar as 'irresponsible'
(UPDATED) The SC says the election protest filed by former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr is sufficient in form and substance
China's state-run radio broadcaster and the Philippines' government-owned media outfits agree to hold joint training sessions and cooperate in news gathering to improve their coverage of major events in their countries
'Eh walang pinapanalong kaso... I have to be blunt about it,' says Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez when asked why he wants to put the two agencies under the Office of the Solicitor General
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says the Presidential Legislative Liaison Office's function is redundant since the LEDAC already exists
'As chairman of the PCGG, he had no blanket authority to do as he pleased with the money and property of the government,' says the Court of Appeals
(3rd UPDATE) Former foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier gets 931 of 1,239 valid votes
The elite group sworn to protect the President, a group often in the background, launches a website that informs citizens about the activities of the PSG and their Chief Executive
National Housing Authority General Manager Marcelino Escalada Jr says they are offering beneficiaries houses for P120,000, payable in 30 years
Pro-Duterte bloggers have already been given the go-signal to cover President Rodrigo Duterte's out-of-town and foreign trips
'I can imagine it's not difficult for [Martin Andanar] to have felt legitimized' when he was enlisted as newspaper columnist. 'Now he's thinking of legitimizing bloggers as members of the press themselves.'
Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar claims the President uttered song lyrics during the presentation of Miss Universe contestants even if the official transcript belies this
'Marcos' motion for preliminary conference never mentioned these 13 SD cards precisely because they are not even part of his election protest,' says lawyer Romulo Macalintal
An apologist of the President and a public official who gets paid by taxpayers’ money, Andanar is embarking on a dangerous path of propaganda and media control
Former Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr files a petition before the Supreme Court, seeking to start the preliminary conference of his protest against Vice President Leni Robredo
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says the official approval will be released next week. The inmates' release should immediately follow.
Radio journalist Jun Paneiro is reportedly threatened by Davao del Sur governor Douglas Cagas. The task force wants the PNP to give the case 'priority.'
The People's Center and Library used to be a cultural gem in the hometown of then First Lady Imelda Marcos. Part of it is now being rented by a Japan surplus shop.
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(UPDATED) 'We're going to unify our country,' Trump tells a cheering crowd of thousands in front of the Lincoln Memorial after a pre-inauguration concert that ended in a burst of fireworks
The National Democratic Front is pushing for the Philippines to have an independent foreign policy, particularly from its treaty ally, the United States
'I believe this is the best way to put an end to this controversy and for the Filipino people to find out who is telling the truth – Marcos or Robredo – regarding the alleged data found on these 13 SD cards,' says the lawyer of Vice President Leni Robredo
'For us, this is quite disheartening and highly irregular,' says the camp of defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr
Vice President Leni Robredo's election lawyer Romulo Macalintal says the process of decrypting the SD cards is not yet complete for anyone to claim there is proof of election fraud
Is it wrong for a president to warn the nation that he is poised to declare martial law? My answer is unequivocal: No.