Rappler lists the instances President Rodrigo Duterte and ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno have locked horns since 2016
(UPDATED) Cesar Montano's most trusted man in the Tourism Promotions Board started out in government as an executive assistant in the office of then Vice President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in 1998
Informed sources from the judiciary tell Rappler that the list of applicants for the highly coveted Ombudsman spot includes 10 individuals – from private practitioners to long-time judges
Data from the Philippine Statistics Authority shows that 20 barangays were created since the last barangay elections in 2013
It's a doctrine that literally means 'for this moment' and will quell fears that the quo warranto can be abused in the future
The government is poised to spend P17.2 billion to rehabilitate the former battle area in Marawi City. The groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled in June.
In their own categories, Bicol region, Albay province, Manila City, Guinobatan town, and Barangay Centro Oriental in Polangui have the most drug-linked barangay officials
(3rd UPDATE) After nearly two years of delays, President Rodrigo Duterte on Labor Day 2018 signs an executive order against contractualization. However, he repeats the EO will 'not be enough' and that Congress should pass pending bills on security of tenure.
The employment rate in the country is at 94.7% as of January 2018
Despite counting itself among the best islands of the world, Boracay has struggled to keep up with its fame. A look at its history shows warning signs at least a decade-old.
New tourism undersecretary Jose Gabriel 'Pompee' La Viña was the social media director during the presidential campaign of Rodrigo Duterte. He was sacked as SSS commissioner in February 2018 due to alleged 'abuse' of public funds.
Here are obstacles that outlasted Ronald dela Rosa. Now, it's Oscar Albayalde's turn to face them.
The campaign period for the village and youth council polls is from May 4 to 12
Nasa gitna ng isyu ang 'shading threshold' – gaano kalaking bahagi ng oval sa balota ang naitiman ng botante – para bilangin ang boto niya para sa bise presidente
Members of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) are entitled to free tuition in public tertiary schools, among other privileges given by the law
Will the SC wait until after their writing break in May to hand down their Sereno decision, or will the justices create another history in Baguio?
Here's a timeline of events surrounding the Bureau of Internal Revenue's tax evasion complaint against Rappler
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Senator Grace Poe had denied in February 2018 allegations that she wants to block Facebook in the country but the issue is resurrected this April
This year's Palarong Pambansa coincides with the 200th founding anniversary of Ilocos Sur
Often cited as the culmination of year-long competitions, student-athletes from elementary and high school look forward to getting a spot in the roster to represent their region in the Palarong Pambansa
Amid the Philippine government's plan to rehabilitate Boracay, the gambling firm of 89-year-old Lui Che Woo plans to build a $500-million integrated resort and casino there
(UPDATED) The President claims he knows nothing about the planned casino-resort but the project was discussed in his meeting with the Chinese executives behind it
The general is a member of the PMA 'Sandiwa' Class of 1985. He also received higher education in Australia and various military and management trainings abroad including at the Harvard University.
A true blue Atenean, father of 4 boys, and once a part-time law school student who almost topped the bar – here are some things to know about the new justice secretary
Remember him? He was the PNP's talking head during preparations for the ASEAN summit in Manila and during the shooting at Resorts World Manila in Pasay
These are the stories of the key characters in the Stations of the Cross
From crucifixion rites to the Easter egg hunt adopted from Western countries, the Catholic faithful in the Philippines observe practices and traditions in observing Holy Week
Know the story behind the origins of this Catholic act of devotion that commemorates the passion and death of Jesus Christ
The Supreme Court en banc's March 2018 decision on a retrenchment case favors Philippine Airlines and sets aside two earlier rulings favoring flight attendants
Visita Iglesia, the Holy Week practice of visiting and praying in at least 7 churches, was introduced to the Philippines by Augustinian missionaries in the 1560s
Rappler traces important events marking conflict between the NFA Council, led by Cabinet Secretary Evasco, and NFA chief Jason Aquino, and how President Duterte has mediated between the two
What's the difference between getting wet on Good Friday and on Easter Sunday? The Holy Week observance in the Philippines has combined the religious faith with folk and even pagan beliefs.
Compared to holidays like Christmas, Holy Week doesn't have fixed dates. Know the reasons behind Holy Week's seemingly random feast dates.
Ever wondered why the dates for Holy Week change? Check out this video!
Data privacy lawyer Cecilia Soria says it's important to be more mindful and less careless in giving away personal information, especially on social media
According to privacy rights group Privacy International, there have been at least 7 recorded sales of surveillance equipment to the Philippines
(UPDATED) Months before the May 2018 village polls, the House moves to reschedule it for the 3rd time, to October 2018
Any investigation or criminal proceedings that started before the withdrawal takes effect will still continue, Article 127 of the Rome Statute explicitly says
Dinidinig ng International Criminal Court ang mga kaso gaya ng genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, at crimes of aggression
The administration of President Rodrigo Duterte purchased communications surveillance equipment from the UK. What should citizens know about state monitoring?
More than just a building, the UP Shopping Center became a community for the students, with its members playing key roles in their academic lives
Special rapporteurs work in their personal capacity and are not considered employees by the United Nations, hence they do not receive any salary
Requests for documents related to the government's anti-drug campaign by various local bodies were mostly rejected and the reasons cited – if their letters were even given a reply at all – all point towards protecting national security
Sereno and Calida cite jurisprudence on quo warranto proceedings. But can the SC entertain the petition in the first place?
Puwedeng magdulot ang tigdas ng iba pang komplikasyon sa pasyenteng mayroon nito, pero maaari itong maiwasan sa pamamagitan ng pagpapabakuna
Measles may cause more complications in an infected patient but these can be prevented through vaccination
The late strongman Ferdinand Marcos signed a presidential decree that sought to jail ‘rumor mongers.’ It was repealed by Corazon Aquino.
The Office of Court Administrator supervises over 2,600 judges and 25,000 court personnel across the Philippines
The big-ticket modernization project of the Armed Forces of the Philippines is embroiled in controversy following the ouster of former Philippine Navy chief Vice Admiral Ronald Mercado in December 2017