The setting of a preliminary conference in June aligns with former senator Ferdinand Marcos' desire to set a date for judicial revision of ballots
The Vice President's camp recently said she would only pay the deposit after the recount of ballots being questioned by Ferdinand Marcos Jr is completed
Introducing 'Task Force Chieftain,' the special team in charge of protecting the 10 Southeast Asian leaders attending the 30th ASEAN Summit from April 28 to 29
'Marami pang kautangan sa bayan na hindi pa nababayaran, at iyong kautangan na iyon, iyon din ang ginagamit para makabalik sa kapangyarihan,' says the Vice President
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The commission also releases guidelines for the debates, telling candidates they are not allowed to 'blacken the image of the country... or the actions of the executive, administrative, legislative or judicial bodies'
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
(3rd UPDATE) Lawyers of defeated vice presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos stress that Vice President Leni Robredo failed to pay the fee required by the Supreme Court for the recount of ballots
'We will only pay after Mr Marcos [has] already finished the revision and the recount of the ballot,' says the Vice President's lawyer Romulo Macalintal
'We have done this because it is our heartfelt wish that the election protest be resolved with dispatch,' the donors are quoted as saying
(3rd UPDATE) The defeated vice presidential candidate says friends and supporters pulled in resources to raise the P36 million
The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo also says former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr should be the first to pay the recount fee
(UPDATED) Former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr will have to pay P66.02 million, while Vice President Leni Robredo will have to settle P15.43 million
The National Privacy Commission lists down at least 4 considerations for government agencies when evaluating requests for personal data sheets
Former government officials – a bulk of them members of the former administration – call on President Rodrigo Duterte's closest advisers to warn him against 'abusing' presidential pardons
The camp of former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr also urges the SC to immediately conduct the necessary actions to proceed with the election case against Vice President Leni Robredo
A House bill seeks to make the Solicitor General in charge of the PCGG, tasked with recovering the Marcoses' ill-gotten wealth. Solicitor General Jose Calida supported the vice-presidential bid of Ferdinand Marcos Jr.
HB 5233 also seeks to remove the Office of the Solicitor General as an attached agency of the Department of Justice and instead put it under the Office of the President
The head of the Presidential Communications Operations Office takes a swipe at The New York Times for writing 'just to throw negativity against the President,' Rodrigo Duterte
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