The Senate and House approve the bill seeking to strengthen government policy on the prevention and control of HIV-AIDS
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez believes his friend turned political enemy is responsible for reports alleging his properties in Siargao are worth P500 million
Education Secretary Leonor Briones says the Department of Education has 'special concerns and interests' in the rebuilding of Marawi as the Islamic city marks one year since the start of the siege
'Malayo pa naman. Let’s cross that bridge 'pag andiyan na,' Mar Roxas, who has led a primarily private life since after the 2016 elections, tells Rappler
In the federal constitution it is proposing, the Consultative Committee wants Congress and the judiciary to share the power to impeach officials
Sotto says he will take a break from the country's longest-running noontime television show, given his new role at the Senate
Iloilo City is independent from Iloilo province and has a separate certificate of canvass during elections
The special task force will be charged with seizing back assets and pursuing legal action against those suspected of breaking the law in relation to the fund
(UPDATED) Vicente Sotto III, who takes over from Aquilino Pimentel III, says he is 'deeply humbled and sincerely grateful' for the opportunity to lead the Senate 'at this critical and challenging time'
The latest evacuation is not compulsory but the government said it wants those who left to stay away for good and resettle elsewhere. The Council of Ministers has approved 4 permanent settlements on the nearby island of Maewo, which it will lease from landowners.
Worth an estimated $40 billion a year, huge volumes of meth pass through the Golden Triangle – a wedge of land which intersects China, Laos, Thailand, and Myanmar – waved through by corrupt law enforcement and border controls
At the launch of Department of Education's Oplan Balik Eskwela 2018, Undersecretary Jesus Mateo says among the problems schools face include the availability of classrooms – especially in highly populated areas of Metro Manila
Malacañang, however, says President Rodrigo Duterte still does not consider China a threat
The Palace warns judges and justices about RJ Sumera, husband of Lovelie Sangkola Sumera, the controversial ex-wife of Paolo Duterte
The embattled mayor gets one case off his back, and continues to serve Tuguegarao City despite suspensions and dismissals the past years
The 'confidential' files appear to be stacked sloppily as some boxes look deformed as they were stored
Fourteen winning SK candidates from the city will have their proclamation suspended, or will be reported by the COMELEC to the Regional Department on Interior and Local Government (DILG) for proper action
(UPDATED) Transportation Assistant Secretary Mark Tolentino is accused by President Rodrigo Duterte of being involved in deals with one of his sisters
The increases in her assets over the last 7 years are attributed to her retirement benefits and pension
Resigned Senate president Aquilino Pimentel III has been in a relationship with Kathryna Yu for at least two years now
The ballot retrieval process in Iloilo will be held from May 21 to May 25
(3rd UPDATE) Aquilino Pimentel III nominates Vicente Sotto III as his successor, saying, 'This is an example of a peaceful and willing transfer of power in the Senate'
Supposedly to make the process of appointing justices less politicized, the Con-Com wants, not just the president, but also Congress and the judiciary, to select justices for the 3 courts
President Rodrigo Duterte justifies the death of Cagayan priest Father Mark Ventura by claiming that the 37-year-old priest had affairs with at least 4 women
(3rd UPDATE) The official result gives Maduro 67.7% of the vote, with Falcon a distant second with 21.2%. In the last opinion polls before the vote, the pair are seen as running neck-and-neck.
'The interpretation and application of the Constitution, laws and rules exclusively belong to the Supreme Court,' say the employees in a statement read in the presence of justices
The LP president reveals 6 names they're considering for the 2019 senate slate: Bam Aquino, Chel Diokno, Erin Tañada, Gary Alejano, Barry Gutierrez, and Agot Isidro
Opposition lawmaker Juan Andres Mejia calls on Henri Falcon and Javier Bertucci, who ran against Maduro in the controversial poll, to join opposition calls 'to demand free and democratic elections together'
Among the mourners is the Sabika Sheikh's first cousin who lives in the United States. She says Sheikh's relatives are completely devastated.
Instead of publicizing a diplomatic protest, the Philippines says it is 'closely monitoring developments in the West Philippine Sea and the South China Sea'
The latest polls place Maduro neck-and-neck with his main rival Henri Falcon, a former army officer who failed to gain the endorsement of the main opposition
Both the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) issue suspension orders to Binictican I-Tech, Hanjin's subcontractor, following the accident
29-year-old emergency room nurse Rolando Mina sustains multiple stab wounds on his arms after he is suddenly attacked by a Saudi national
The scandal-tainted Malaysian leader says the money and luxury items seized were gifts from friends and cash donations for his election campaign
ISIS jihadists burn their headquarters before boarding buses with their relatives to leave the area, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says
Squatters occupy some 200 buildings in Sao Paulo, a metropolis that is also home to Brazil's billionaires
Unidentified men open fire at the vehicle of Pantao Ragat Mayor Lacson Lantud, who escapes unharmed
The messages, broadcast in Burmese and Rohingya, warned the refugees to 'leave the area under Myanmar's jurisdiction or face prosecution'
'Commitments and apologies will no longer cut it and these specific demands are merely the first steps in holding Facebook accountable for its actions,' says a coalition from the Global South
(UPDATED) Authorities are investigating the cause of the incident, which earlier left Aguinaldo Highway corner Daang Hari Road impassable
The two leaders agree to 'work closely' for the success of the landmark summit in Singapore on June 12, which would be the first meeting between a sitting US President and a North Korean leader.
Up to 81 consultants received P10,000 to P40,000 monthly without a proven expertise, says the Commission on Audit
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon condemns 'this creeping invasion' while Senator Risa Hontiveros tells government 'to end their subservience to China'
For more than three years, residents of Raqa were subjected to IS' ultra-strict interpretation of Islamic law – particularly stringent during the holy month of Ramadan.
The Philippines says the 'deliberate and nuanced diplomacy by the Duterte administration' has 'lowered tensions' in the South China Sea
'Love is not selfish and self-centered. Love can be sacrificial. And in so doing, becomes redemptive,' says Reverend Michael Curry in his sermon at the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
(UPDATED) 'The two sides reached a consensus, will not fight a trade war, and will stop increasing tariffs on each other,' says China's Vice Premier Liu He
'I think the Philippines has not entirely bowed down in the face of China. The political relationship clearly has been changed under President Duterte, but it’s more complicated than that,' says security analyst Euan Graham of the Australian think tank Lowy Institute
Families, friends, and neighbors converge to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle exchange vows in the last major royal wedding for a generation
'Maybe I'll fire the corporate counsel tomorrow. Ang DPWH nga assistant secretary nga akong brad sa law school, ako pong gipa-resign,' says President Rodrigo Duterte