The provincial officials' lawyer Estelito Mendoza urges the Court of Appeals to grant their petition for a writ of habeas corpus
President Rodrigo Duterte paints human rights defenders as an obstacle to the change he promised, according to iDEFEND's Ellecer Carlos
Calling himself the 'tribune of the people,' Solicitor General Jose Calida has visited a drug lord in jail and faced the Supreme Court – all to bring down a Duterte critic
We tell the story of a family behind a homegrown terrorist group that most effectively spread the ISIS ideology in the Philippines
The first book about 'The Boy Who Lived' turns 20 years old on June 26, 2017
A program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development hopes to 'give former drug dependents a sense of responsibility and belonging' while 'strengthening the disaster resilience and response of communities'
371 participants from government agencies and non-government groups help form the 'human leaf'
President Duterte has criticized the past government for the slow rehab of Eastern Visayas. What happens when he tells agencies he is getting impatient?
With the benefits the proposed jeepney modernization program promises, the government says it is not anti-poor – it even is pro-poor, they say
Luckily for Thompson he has two championship rings to make himself feel better.
The P2.67-billion Chico River Pump Irrigation Project is seen to boost the country's agricultural production, but some tribes fear that it will adversely affect their communities
The additional fund will allow DOLE to hire 36 labor law compliance officers
Laurel Miller's responsibilities will now fall under the department's South and Central Asian Affairs Bureau, which has a much bigger footprint that includes India
Ongoing projects – Pipol Konek, the National Broadband Plan, and the National Government Portal – star at big launch hosted by the Department of Information and Communications Technology
Authorities say they will intensify sea patrols and deployment of assets to protect Boracay Island from any armed groups
As Trump and Tillerson disrupt the staid halls of the US State Department, there should be no ignoring that robust, strengthened diplomacy is good for American security and for US-Philippine ties
MSU president Habib Macaayong says everything is under control at MSU-main, the country’s 2nd largest state university, with the Philippine marines securing the compound
Puerto Princesa Mayor Lucilo Bayron is back as city chief months after he was removed from the position
The changes in the High Court come amid highly controversial issues awaiting decision
Former Interior Secretary Ismael Sueno clips the powers of the 3 undersecretaries before they convinced President Duterte to fire the DILG chief
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Canberra, which has an extensive defense cooperation program with Manila, says two high-tech AP-3C Orion aircraft will provide surveillance support to the Philippine military
'The 4 persons who were... taken in for a thorough questioning are released without indictment,' Belgium's federal prosecutor's office said
Globe's prepaid customers in crisis-hit Marawi City can send free texts to all networks and make free calls to Globe and TM networks
The Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia will also study a proposal to 'stop the flow of terrorist financing' after a rare security meeting
Eid'l Fitr or the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan falls on Monday, June 26
How did he circumvent the 3-term limit set by the Constitution and the Local Government Code?
(UPDATED) P4,000 in cash will also be provided to each family to help them start a new life in Marawi
In a June 21 phone conversation, the two leaders also discuss the need for more cooperation among Southeast Asian countries against violent extremism
In these formal or informal areas, women and children can feel safe – free from violence, trauma, and threats
BPI president and CEO Cezar Consing says 'most if not all' of the amount has been returned, with a majority of affected accounts involving those owned by small businesses
The president seizes on the result of a closely-watched special election in Georgia as a vote of confidence
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez advises Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and CA Presiding Justice Andres Reyes to ‘discipline’ their justices
The administration's aim is not only to build homes for the poor but to build them within urban centers. It's a challenge on which past governments failed.
The destruction of two of Mosul's best-known landmarks comes on the fourth day of an Iraqi offensive backed by the US-led coalition to take the Old City
The companies fear they will not be able to comply with future capital requirements by the Philippine Insurers and Reinsurers Association
The House ends its probe into the deadly attack on the hotel-casino, with findings and recommendations expected to be out by next week
Armeen Gomez tells lawmakers he was named Armenio, but gives a vague explanation before invoking his right against self-incrimination
The lawmaker who filed the bill seeking a P3,000 casino entrance fee admits he also gambles, but argues the law does not prohibit legislators from doing so
David Chua, chairman of Travellers International Hotel Group that owns and operates Resorts World, has been subpoenaed to appear on Wednesday, June 21
The Philippine and Indonesian leaders are expected to discuss security issues as their countries and Malaysia strengthen cooperation against terrorism
(UPDATED) Victim Elizabeth Panlilio-Gonzales, the late wife of Representative Aurelio Gonzales Jr, allegedly loses a Rolex watch, jewelry, as well as her ATM and credit cards during the attack
The 22-year-old graduating student will speak on behalf of 36 summa cum laude students and 4,000 graduates
Get ready – 'Concrete and Gold' has 'more twists and turns than a live Senate hearing' says a note on the Foo Fighters' website
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(UPDATED) Republican Karen Handel wins a fierce, closely-watched special congressional election in Georgia, US media project, salvaging a seat in traditional conservative territory
The incident prompts growing international concern over rising tensions between the the US-led coalition and pro-Syrian-regime forces