The listed bank fully settles its record P1-billion fine for non-compliance with banking laws and regulations in connection with the $81-million Bangladesh Bank money laundering scandal
Cristiano Ronaldo reveals this is his best season for Real Madrid as he led the squad to their 33rd La Liga title.
The 7 members of the House opposition bloc go to Camp Crame to visit detained Senator Leila de Lima, who is 'in high spirits'
It is not clear who will take Raul Castro's place next year as president
Quirino Representative Dakila Cua says the House will be tasked to draft committee resolutions involving matters of common interest to member-states, including regional cooperation, security, and economics
With his death officially ruled a suicide, the family of former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez wants to find out if he had signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy
The 27-year-old Hernandez was 'discovered hanging in his cell' after he used 'a bedsheet that he attached to his cell window'
Duterte allies in the House go on a 'nautical highway expedition' as soon as Congress goes on break. They don't bring along a colleague who would have provided some valuable insight.
The Office of the Vice President shows a copy of its January 30 letter seeking information from the Philippine National Police, which it says went unanswered
Robredo's camp says the Vice President's video for a United Nations meeting on extrajudicial killings was sent February, with organizers releasing it in time for the conference
The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo also denies any hand in the first impeachment complaint filed against President Rodrigo Duterte
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez denies the trip is a junket, saying they will be working within the allowable budget for out-of-town committee hearings
Seventeen parties field candidates in Honduras's party primaries on for local councils, national and Central American lawmakers, 3 vice presidents and for the post of president
Veteran lawmakers Edcel Lagman and Raul Daza say the schedule for HB 4727's 3rd and final reading violates the 1987 Constitution and the Rules of the House of Representatives
Congressmen also approve the amendments to only list 10 crimes under the bill, remove the mandatory penalty of death, and to add safeguard measures for the accused
Representative Raul Daza says the House debate on capital punishment will be 'moot and academic' if the Senate kills the death penalty bill
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says there are 'more reasons now' for plunder to remain listed under the controversial death penalty measure
Representatives Edcel Lagman and Raul del Mar debate against the reimposition of the death penalty at the House plenary
The Sandiganbayan's Fourth Division finds Bendaña 'guilty beyond reasonable doubt' of favoring a computer company for a government contract in 2004
Top junior flyweight contender Randy Petalcorin will face Mark Anthony Florida on February 25 at SM Convention Center in General Santos City
Vice presidential spokesperson Georgina Hernandez says the Palace invitation was retracted due to limited slots for guests
PCG Station Batangas Commander Raul Belesario says it is possible for the vessel to be in the shallow part of the sea at between 1,300 to 1,500 feet
From congressmen in near-fistfight to the hours-long drama of the Bilibid drugs probe, here are the top newsmakers at the House of Representatives in 2016
The 60-year-old Asia Society hails Ambassador Raul Hernandez for helping boost ties between the Philippines and Korea
The appointment of Lieutenant General Raul del Rosario as chief of the Western Command is part of the key reshuffles in the Armed Forces of the Philippines in the past week
The Department of Justice will determine if there is probable cause to file criminal charges against policemen accused of killing mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr
(UPDATED) Fidel Castro is laid to rest near the mausoleum of 19th century independence icon Jose Marti and comrades of his rebellion in the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba
(UPDATED) Cuban President Raul Castro promises to uphold his brother Fidel's revolution at a massive, final rally in honor of the communist icon before his burial
Hundreds of thousands of Cubans flock to Havana's iconic Revolution Square in a tearful and nostalgic tribute to Fidel Castro, launching a week-long farewell
Lawmakers cast doubt on Ronnie Dayan's testimony, which contains clear contradictions to what past witnesses claimed before the House committee on justice
(UPDATED) Mourning descends on Havana and celebrations erupt in Miami at the death of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro
The former Cuban president, who died aged 90 on Friday, said he would never retire from politics
House justice committee chairperson Reynaldo Umali defends the move: 'We have not had any death penalty for some time. And what has happened? Things became worse.'
The members of the House 'Magnificent 7' bloc want the Supreme Court to recognize Representative Teddy Baguilat Jr as the rightful minority leader
The Philippine government is also told: 'Any negotiation to access Scarborough is a mistake because that is already your territory'
(UPDATED) Why is he siding with the police in operations like this? President Duterte says: ‘Natural, utos ko iyon eh. The fight against drugs is mine. it was not somebody else’s order.’
Interior Secretary Ismael Sueno says these officers – from the CIDG and the Regional Maritime Unit in Eastern Visayas – have been placed on floating status
Senator Richard Gordon says he will talk to Senator Ping Lacson about the resumption of investigations on alleged extrajudicial killings
Communications Secretary Martin Andanar says the late Albuera town Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr could have helped the government identify others involved in the illegal drug trade
(7th UPDATE) Police say Espinosa, detained at the Baybay City Sub-Provincial Jail, was killed after a shootout with CIDG personnel who were trying to serve a search warrant
'Maybe because that is the domain of Aguirre, the master of fakery,' says Senator Leila de Lima, after an anti-crime group filed a drug case against her before the DOJ and not the Ombudsman
President Rodrigo Duterte says he takes 'full responsibility' for mistakenly linking former Pangasinan governor Amado Espino Jr and two other Pangasinan officials to illegal drugs
'In our culture, we respect senior citizens. So why would we remove the exemption granted to them?' asks veteran politician and Northern Samar 1st District Representative Raul Daza
Surigao del Norte 2nd District Representative Robert Barbers, chairman of the committee on dangerous drugs, says the campaign against illegal drugs 'should not be time-bound'
(UPDATED) 'I plan to clarify this with the President to clear the misinformation and assure him of the party's commitment to the reforms for our Filipino people,' the Vice President says
Communications Secretary Martin Andanar says the controversial matrix went through 'thorough validation'
The matrix also claims Espino's trusted aide Raffy Baraan and former Bureau of Corrections chief Franklin Bucayu were part of the illegal drug operations
The House leadership appoints 7 more deputy speakers as the 17th Congress prepares for a shift to federalism