Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque insists Foreign Secretary Alan Cayetano is President Duterte's 'number one preference' as successor, even if he has not mentioned it in public
Court insiders see an opportunity for Antonio Carpio to accept the nomination when De Castro retires in October
'Magpapakulong na lang ako para ko ma-firing squad 'yung drug lord na 'yun na nagpasok sa Pilipinas,' says Senator Manny Pacquiao, who is also a pastor
The former tourism chief mixes up popular destinations twice during the Senate hearing investigating her allegedly anomalous ad placements
Is it a good idea to bring the issue to the Court? And what added value will Leila de Lima’s personal participation bring?
The ubiquitous presidential aide will soon be seen on the big screen
Fredisminda Menorca is the mother of Lowell Menorca II who allegedly was abducted and detained as ordered by the leadership of the influential church
(UPDATED) Taking off from her mother Susan Roces' 2005 statement against former president Gloria Arroyo, Senator Grace Poe says: 'Nakadalawa ka na. Ngayon pangatlo na, baka kailangan nang kalusin'
It's for practicality, former president Benigno Aquino III tells Rappler
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez denies rumors he is unsure of victory in Davao del Norte – even after losing key allies in the region months before the midterm elections
Mar Roxas' previous statement about the lack of command and control during the Yolanda crisis is quoted during a Cabinet meeting presentation on the creation of a new disaster response agency
(UPDATED) This official did not only have a video presentation at a federalism convention attended by thousands in Albay, he had his speech read by a fellow Cabinet official too
Where he cannot be physically present to give money or shoes to fire victims, the apparent senatorial aspirant has a proxy sure to place him at the back of people's minds in Albay, whether they like it or not
'Kailangan namin ng may guts,' says the head of the DOJ panel on Darwin Cañete's special assignment
The 65-year-old Batacan says she knows the Office of the Ombudsman enough to know that there is also corruption inside
With lights flashing and sirens blaring, police cars patrol an empty residential street in Laoag City late at night, as part of the drive against tambays. Police have different views on the propriety of the move.
‘Self interest is there, barkadahan is there, factionalism is there,’ ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno says in an interview with Rappler
'The reason I don’t say that I won’t be running for Senate is for my political detractors to feel annoyed,' says Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio
70-year-old retired judge and Judicial and Bar Council member Toribio Ilao gets questions from 'the Twitter' and asks a candidate why he is sporting a moustache
The members of the Judicial and Bar Council ask nominees about freedom of expression, judicial independence, and religious freedom. However, some issues like the bloody drug war are not discussed.
Ombudsman candidate Silvestre Bello III has pending cases before the office he's vying a top post for
The prosecution begs the Court, ‘do not be hypnotized by Revilla’s chanting of repeated arguments’
(UPDATED) Referring to giant clams in Panatag Shoal, Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano says, 'If Filipinos or Chinese or Vietnamese take any of these, they will really be apprehended.' But by whom?
The ousted chief justice calls on Tindig Pilipinas to join with other forces, but Senator Hontiveros says they still have a fundamental difference with the Left
At the Supreme Court’s 117th anniversary celebration, Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio says the public should accept Sereno’s ouster ‘because that’s how we can move on’
Yet President Rodrigo Duterte makes no mention of the possible reaction of his longtime partner, Honeylet Avanceña, to the incident
This comes after Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano criticized Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano for supposedly filing only one protest against China
The warning is interpreted as a cautious move against any possible show of opposition towards the Sereno ouster
'Ang lakas ng loob mo, kinasu-kasuhan mo ako tapos makikipagkamay ka sa akin?' Senator Antonio Trillanes IV tells Labor Undersecretary Jing Paras
Real Numbers is campaign running for two years now, launched by the Philippine National Police to give the public what it claims to be the real count of casualties in relation to the Duterte administration's anti-drug campaign
A day before the martial law and Marawi siege anniversary, President Rodrigo Duterte says it was 'painful' for him to declare martial law from outside the country
With an improved naval force, 'maybe we can start invading other nations,' President Rodrigo Duterte tells the Philippine Navy during its anniversary
The government official also has a habit of pausing in the middle of press briefings to 'compliment' female reporters
(UPDATED) Ronnie Albao, who sources say unofficially functions as Cesar Montano's chief of staff, denies the claims
Senate justice committee chair Richard Gordon filed a bill seeking to abolish the Presidential Commission on Good Government just 5 months ago
Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo Puyat moves the meeting with Cesar Montano, originally set at the DOT office in Makati, to an undisclosed location
'I'm sorry, I can't make statements,' Philippine military chief General Carlito Galvez Jr tells reporters, but gives assurances 'the AFP is doing its best' to protect Philippine territory
Secretary Bong Go facilitates the retired boxing champ's trip to Samal, where Floyd Mayweather Jr went jet skiing
Mon Tulfo, the eldest among siblings, breaks his silence, saying, 'I am not trying to get Wanda off the hook in a case that might constitute plunder; as I said earlier, I want people to know the inside story'
Apo Hiking Society member Jim Paredes, a vocal supporter of Leni Robredo, launches the social media campaign in support of the Vice President's vote-shading threshold petition before the Presidential Electoral Tribunal
This is seen as a violation of a circular issued by the office itself in 2015, which commits to 'confidentiality and integrity, among others
'Ano po ba yung lumabas na story? If it is the COA Observation Memorandum, it is documented so it's not fake news,' says PhilHealth interim president Celestina Ma Jude de la Serna
How will President Rodrigo Duterte's pivot to China change the long-standing alliance between the Philippine and US militaries? It's an important geopolitical issue that impacts the security landscape.
This change in Senate leadership could happen within the year, possibly in July or in October, when Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III files his certificate of candidacy for reelection
'I've held my peace before, trusting that truth will prevail. We can no longer let lies go unchallenged,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
The Kuwait rescue video prompted the Kuwaiti government to summon the Philippine ambassador and hand two protest notes
'This is, indeed, an outstanding achievement for any respected journalist – a reflection of the dedication, personal discipline, and hard work you put in your chosen vocation,' former president Fidel Ramos says in his congratulatory letter to veteran journalist Manny Mogato
'Let me be very clear: He doesn’t speak for the Office of the President,' says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque
'Nakita mo kung gaano siya kalapit sa mga tao. How I wish I could also be like that,' Albayalde says in his first press conference
(UPDATED) 'We have to give credit where credit is due,' says Senate and PDP-Laban president Aquilino Pimentel III