The Department of Environment and Natural Resources says demolition orders were signed by Malay Mayor Ceciron Cawaling, after the mayor was accused of 'stalling' the rehabilitation of Boracay
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Tokhang – literally to 'knock and request' – is how the Philippine embassy rescued abused overseas Filipino workers in the Middle Eastern country
The government, some residents, and business owners have started demolishing parts of their homes and establishments
Parents wait under the heat at the Supreme Court to deliver the good news to their children
The pro football club hopes to ease travel issues with Cebu Pacific partnership
It is bittersweet redemption for a law school rocked by a high-profile hazing scandal
(UPDATED) Petron dismantles Cocolife in other semi-final duel to nail last title slot
This was the 4th time both Leslie Llagas and Katherine Macaroy took the Bar. Despite failing several times, their dream to be a licensed lawyer has never faded.
This season's top seed arranges a UAAP men's football title showdown versus UST for the first time in 6 years
Migrante says the incident puts OFWs in Kuwait in 'deeper trouble in the name of media mileage and false posturing'
The NEDA Board, led by President Rodrigo Duterte, gives the go signal for the Bulacan International Airport and other projects
The Philippines confirms that aside from 3 diplomatic personnel facing arrest, 4 of the embassy's Filipino hires remain detained in Kuwait
Director General Aaron Aquino says, however, that the PDEA stands by the intelligence the government has gathered
The 2018 World Press Freedom Index, released by Reporters Without Borders, shows the Philippines dropping by 6 spots under President Rodrigo Duterte
Before becoming the 2017 Bar exams topnotcher, Mark John Simondo of the University of St La Salle in Bacolod was also the law school's valedictorian and, before that, a magna cum laude graduate of nursing
(UPDATED) UST clinches a UAAP men's football finals berth after 6 years
'The dynamism of the media [in the Philippines] has also been checked by the emergence of a leader who wants to show he is all powerful,' says media watchdog Reporters Without Borders
(3RD UPDATE) Malacañang has yet to issue an Executive Order on the closure of Boracay, even after the island has been shut down to tourists
The Mobile Legends Professional League Philippines, the first pro ML league in the country, has a $100,000 prize pool
The Philippines, in a diplomatic note, conveys its 'strong surprise and great displeasure' after Kuwait declared Ambassador Renato Villa as 'persona non grata'
(UPDATED) The national government has criticized Malay Mayor Ceciron Cawaling for not cooperating earlier. President Duterte signs an order declaring state of calamity in the area only on Thursday afternoon.
The water project is estimated to have delivered a billed volume of 22 million liters per day by the end of a 25-year period
When asked if Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III will step down once he files his certificate of candidacy for the 2019 elections, Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III says there have been discussions 'to that effect'
Senators weigh in on the closure of Boracay island, with some questioning the absence of a 'clear' plan on how the government will rehabilitate the island
'We hope that this development will not lead to further worsening of bilateral ties between the two countries,' says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque
(UPDATED) The 2017 Bar Exam topnotcher is Mark Simondo of the University of St La Salle Bacolod with a grade of 91.05%
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.
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(3rd UPDATE) The passing grade this year is 75% for the total 6,748 law graduates who took the Bar in November 2017. Less than 2,000 make it.
Despite battling cramps, the American import leads the Fuel Masters to a 107-102 win over the Blackwater Elite through the help of pickle juice
(UPDATED) The local Olympic committee will take charge of the national karatedo team’s training for the 2018 Asian Games
The reigning best setter wakes up every day believing his last UAAP games will be in the Smart Araneta Coliseum
'Takot sila. Sabi nila haharangin sila. We encourage them to go back,' says Northern Luzon Command chief Lieutenant General Emmanuel Salamat
Import James White finishes with 31 points, 14 rebounds, 5 assists, 5 blocks and two steals for the Phoenix Fuel Masters
(4th UPDATE) Kuwait declares Philippine Ambassador Renato Villa 'persona non grata,' while the Philippines says Kuwait's action 'is deeply disturbing'
The former NBA player debuts with a remarkable statline of 30 points, 19 rebounds, 6 assists, 4 blocks and 3 steals
'I've held my peace before, trusting that truth will prevail. We can no longer let lies go unchallenged,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
Leloy Claudio chats with Chiqui Agoncillo, the first female summa cum laude from the University of the Philippines History Department on history's role in nation building, careers, and spotting bias
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'I don't care if you are wearing shorts, tsinelas.... I will prioritize you,' says new Metro Manila police chief Camilo Cascolan
The American import flexes his muscles with 30 points on an ultra-efficient 14-of-15 shooting to go with 19 rebounds, 6 assists, 4 blocks and 3 steals for the Bolts
This is another messaging shift from the Chief Justice – from being evasive on the topic of personal relationships to joking about exorcising evil
Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III says, however, that the ruling party has yet to decide whether Lim will be its mayoral candidate in Manila against incumbent Joseph Estrada
SM Investments Corporation does not plan to go into the telecommunications industry, citing its lack of know-how and the high capital budget requirement
Eastmincom admits it erred in the spelling of the name of the boy, but insists he was indeed an NPA child soldier
Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III says the ruling party will consider even poor performers in surveys on possible senatorial aspirants
'I may lose my right to be in the Philippines, but I can never lose the learnings and beautiful memories,' says Australian nun Sister Patricia Fox, whom the Bureau of Immigration ordered to leave the Philippines
Administration senators say it is well within the Philippines' power to deport the Australian missionary, but opposition senators say it is a crackdown on dissent