Data from the Bureau of Working Conditions show 48,116 of the regularizations were results of efforts done in 2016; the 1,277 were from the 2017 assessments
Organizations now plan to simplify and bring human rights closer to the ground and everyday life
The Vice President cannot risk completely disengaging from government. Her access to the President and Cabinet members can advance her pro-poor agenda.
The Palace says the President is expected to make his first public appearance on Tuesday, June 27, at Malacañang events
The President can no longer take the backseat. The executive and legislative are in a deadlock over tax reform, Dutertenomics' financing hanging in the balance.
President Rodrigo Duterte's first year in office is marked by shake-ups in power dynamics, international attention, and security threats looming over the country
Yielding power when his 6-year term ends is a vanishing option for Duterte, not least because he would face prosecution for extra-judicial execution of thousands
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
(UPDATED) This is the longest period of 'rest' for 72-year-old President Rodrigo Duterte
Nagiging depensa ng mga biktima ang pagbubulag-bulagan. Nagiging kanlungan nila ang katahimikan
President Duterte has criticized the past government for the slow rehab of Eastern Visayas. What happens when he tells agencies he is getting impatient?
Part of the Tacloban Astrodome, which provided refuge to residents during the onslaught of Haiyan in 2013, will be turned into a museum in Leyte's capital
The Comprehensive Reform and Development Agenda is an attempt to secure the future of the region. Conflict and corruption, however, are getting in the way.
A political analyst, economist, and survey expert weigh in on the Duterte administration's successes and failures in its first year during a recent forum
The Liberal Party's 'rebranding' is a hard and messy work in progress, as Rodrigo Duterte marks his first year in office
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
Former president Benigno Aquino III also says he is 'concerned' about the ongoing clashes in Marawi City
Henry Sy Sr's conglomerate is expanding its presence in China and Mindanao. His group has also started submitting unsolicited proposals for public infrastructure.
Vice President Leni Robredo makes a side trip to Massachusetts to help clean and fix the apartment of her daughter who will study in Harvard for a year
(UPDATED) Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales, with 12 months left in office, steps on the gas as Arroyo-time scam cases are being dismissed by the anti-graft court
The P2.08 billion is the cost of the non-return of 97,365 vote-counting machines to technology provider Smartmatic
Duterte’s experience as mayor is out of proportion to the demands of the presidency. It ill-prepared him for checks and balances central to a democracy.
No post-authoritarian president has publicly mused about the declaration of martial law as much as Rodrigo Duterte
‘Everything had to happen the way they happened. I had to be the counterweight to the selfish, inhumane, and reckless leadership of the Duterte administration.’
EXCLUSIVE: The government spends at least P386.2 million ($7.72 million) on foreign trips during Duterte's first year in power. In one trip, expenses shoot up to P31.8 million ($636,000) a day.
Duterte has nationalized this local 'way of doing politics,' with its associated coercive features, vulgar argot, and a more personalized patronage system
During the first year of the administration, the Senate majority clears President Duterte in investigations, but is non-comittal toward his priority bills
(3rd UPDATE) This appears to be the first public confirmation that US President Donald Trump is being investigated for obstruction of justice
Retired Supreme Court Associate Justice Jose Vitug will chair the 3-member panel
The House has consistently shown it will protect the President from his critics, with Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez leading the charge
The Star Cinema movie will be directed by Joyce Bernal
(UPDATED) From touching scenes in crisis-hit Marawi City to protests in Metro Manila, here is a look at how Filipinos celebrated the 119th anniversary of the declaration of the country's independence
'We are already seeing our institutions being eroded... We must move swiftly and effectively to ensure that they are strong enough for our children's children,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
Read Vice President Leni Robredo's 2017 Independence Day message in full
(3rd UPDATE) This was supposed to be Duterte's first Independence Day as president
Here are the events lined up as the Philippines celebrates the 119th anniversary of its independence on Monday, June 12
The justice department reverses the decision of the Manila Prosecutor’s Office, which didn't find merit in the complaint of Ferdinand Marcos Jr's camp
(UPDATED) The preliminary conference, originally set for June 21, is reset to July 11
In a new motion, the camp of defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr seeks the decryption and printing of ballot images from SD cards
(UPDATED) Josh Duhamel, apl.de.ap, Coleen Garcia, and more speak up about the shooting and fire at Resorts World Manila
'We urge our President to take back what he said about disregarding Congress and the [SC] and be an example to all public servants,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
Vice President Leni Robredo, who visited wounded soldiers, says it is 'unjust' to imply that troops can commit crimes
(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo, however, says there should be concrete measures to safeguard against abuse
Vice President Leni Robredo says the best thing to do now is to support the government as it fights terrorists in Marawi City
In separate statements, lawmakers also condemn the Marawi clashes, with some of them questioning the move to put Mindanao under martial law
From a stunting rate of 16%, Malabon has reduced it by half at 8% in 3 years
Political analyst Ramon Casiple says Bongbong Marcos would have to decide whether he'll run for senator in 2019 or continue with his electoral protest against Vice President Leni Robredo
The delay in announcing the names on Tuesday is officially due to the need to carry out more extensive screening of candidates, but could also reflect the difficulties in carrying out the delicate balancing act
'Sometimes, it is about collaboration rather than leading. Sometimes, it is about following and encouraging others to follow as well,' says Vice President Leni Robredo