President Rodrigo Duterte says he will continue his war on drugs despite pressure from international human rights groups and other institutions
(UPDATED) But another Liberal International leader – the organization president – is barred from visiting detained Senator Leila de Lima
The project aims to educate a wider range of audience in disaster preparedness and risk reduction by publishing content of relevant topics on social media
It is unrealistic for public officials to expect Filipinos to expand their diet when they have nothing else – except government-supplied rice – to begin with
(UPDATED) The Supreme Court en banc gives the Senate and the House of Representatives 10 days to submit their comment
The Palace says Aguirre still enjoys the 'full trust' of President Rodrigo Duterte
Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman says the majority want to hide the discussion from the public because the martial law declaration has no basis
M/V Amazing Grace can 'complement government forces in providing immediate relief assistance during emergency and crisis situations,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
The detained senator says the lawmakers had no authority to file a suit against her
President Rodrigo Duterte earlier signed the agreement despite his misgivings
The National Housing Authority asks Congress to approve the re-awarding of more than 55,000 idle houses, as these were specifically meant for cops and soldiers under the law
Ang sagot sa pahayag ng administrasyong Duterte na hindi dapat nakikialam ang mga banyaga sa mga pangyayari sa Pilipinas: may karapatan silang makialam kapag mga Pilipino na rin mismo ang nagrereklamo sa kanila
Lila Shahani on mother Leticia: 'I wanted to birth her into the afterlife the way she had birthed me into this life. My only sentiment, throughout it all, was the deepest gratitude.'
'I also learned from her that the only thing in life that we can be is to be kind,' says former senator Rene Saguisag in his eulogy, delivered at the necrological rites for his former colleague
According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, only about P5.8 billion is left of the NDRRMC fund, which is not enough to fund recovery needs
The law mandates that buses in operation for more than 15 years must be phased out
The Supreme Court will see clearly that Duterte, De Lima, and Lascañas do not love each other, but surely love for this country and for the rule of law will make the Court decide the case in the right way
'In the unfortunate event that I die in prison, you all know who my murderer is,' Senator Leila de Lima says
Asked what kind of case will be filed against the opposition senator, Calida says, 'Give me more time and I will have the proper case to be filed against him'
Senator Trillanes challenges the Duterte administration: 'I'm next? Bring it on.'
'The arrest of an incumbent senator demonstrates the President's strong resolve to fight pushers, peddlers, and their protectors,' says Malacañang
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
Senator Leila de Lima also urges Filipinos to band together and 'stand up' against the dictatorial regime of a 'sociopathic serial killer'
Senator Leila de Lima says she trusts the Armed Forces of the Philippines more than the Philippine National Police
'Kagalang-galang na talaga ang hustisya sa Pilipinas. Ang salita ng kidnapper ay ebidensya na ngayon...[at] sinasanto na natin ang salita ng mga drug lord'
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says the drug charges filed against Senator Leila de Lima 'are not politically motivated'
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Senator Francis Pangilinan wants the executives of Facebook to explain what steps the social media platform has taken to fight the spread of falsehoods online
A law needs to be passed so that the allocation for free tuition in state universities and colleges will become a regular item in the budget, the senator says
Joint exploration will benefit all claimants while the arbitral ruling is being resolved, says Senator Gregorio Honasan, chairman of the Senate committee on national defense and security
'What I hope to achieve is to unify all voices so that there is only one voice that the President will listen to, so we can be heard,' Robredo says
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The senator maintains the House of Representatives committee on justice’s probe into Bilibid drugs is a ‘kangaroo court,’ and so she will not honor the show cause order it has issued against her
'Ako naman talaga ang habol ninyo. Huwag na ninyo silang pahirapan pa, mga kriminal man sila o hindi,' Senator Leila de Lima told the police
The Senate failed to get a majority of 11 votes from the 20 senators present. Eight senators voted in favor of the resolution, 6 voted against it, while 6 abstained.
Sen Bam Aquino pitches policy proposals at summit that will craft the education agenda of the Duterte administration
(UPDATED) When asked if President Rodrigo Duterte instructed him to make the trip to China, Senator Alan Peter Cayetano tells Rappler, 'I cannot say'
The support that she cannot muster in the Senate and in political institutions, Senator Leila de Lima finds in forums on human rights and democracy organized by churches and schools
Bookmark to watch the final rites for Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago
The late Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago receives an outpouring of love from supporters, who write messages for her
Supporters dutifully line up at Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago's wake – their final 'act of service' for the woman they greatly admire
(UPDATED) 'Rest in peace, Madam Senator. May your legacy continue to guide this nation for many years to come,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
Lausa pays a private courtesy call on Pacquiao at the Senate
Voting 9-3, the High Court says in its decision: 'Private respondent Mary Grace Poe-Llamanzares is a natural-born Filipino citizen qualified to hold office as Senator of the Republic.'
'We must remember that all power, no matter how seemingly absolute, is fleeting. What is permanent is truth and justice'
President Duterte's ally, Senator Alan Cayetano, accuses Leila de Lima, Franklin Drilon, and Sonny Trillanes of misleading international media on extrajudicial killings
'The allegations raised [against President Duterte] are serious. We must exhaust all efforts to get to the truth,' says the Vice President, as some senators cast doubt on the witness' credibility