Rappler talks to Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David about the drug war killings and his fears of a 'death of conscience' in predominantly Catholic Philippines
Only minority Senator Risa Hontiveros opposes the measure, saying it is 'motivated only by the President's desire to have full control over the barangays'
President Rodrigo Duterte warns his two critics that cases against them stemming from his predecessor's Disbursement Acceleration Program are 'coming up'
The President, unsatisfied with the hunt for policemen who served as gunmen for the Parojinogs, decides to up the ante
'This will be Duterte's baptism of fire,' says Obet de Castro of the Movement Against Tyranny
Malacañang tells protesters to be 'vigilant' of persons who will instigate violence during the rallies to provoke law enforcers
'How can you fight fake news kung may instances na nanggagaling mismo sa isang Asec yung fake news?' Senator Nancy Binay asks Communications Secretary Martin Andanar
President Rodrigo Duterte says he will be among those expressing grievances against the government on the day he declared as a 'national day of protest'
All activities share the common goals of recalling the 45th anniversary of martial law and condemning dictatorship in all forms
During the two-hour confirmation hearing, Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu addresses issues on clean air, mining, and the 2018 budget
Ahead of the 45th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law, Malacañang describes it as a time of 'human rights violations, arbitrary state interventions, rampant corruption, and disregard of fundamental civil liberties'
'Hulihin mo at ikulong ninyo. Tutal may PAO naman bukas magpa-release, eh di sige,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
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Asked about the propriety of the Chief Executive giving out wrong information, President Spokesman Ernesto Abella says it was just President Rodrigo Duterte’s 'unorthodox' way of doing things
President Rodrigo Duterte says he has sent this message to the House of Representatives through Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez
A memorandum circular suspends government work and classes in public schools nationwide on the 45th anniversary of martial law, a day when rallies are expected to be held
(3rd UPDATE) 'Putang ina, akin 'yan, galing sa utak ko 'yan,' says President Rodrigo Duterte about the DBS bank account number he mentioned during a previous interview
Sandiganbayan 3rd Division says Misuari's bail documents from Davao City is still subject to the approval of the anti-graft court
Chief Special Prosecutor Edilberto Sandoval is a former Sandiganbayan justice who once voted to approve the grant of bail to plunder defendant Carlos Garcia
(UPDATED) 'Hongkong Shanghai Bank,' the second bank in Singapore where the senator allegedly has an account, does not exist in the location cited by allies of President Rodrigo Duterte
The Kalasag Medal is reserved for individuals who lose life or property while supporting an advocacy of President Rodrigo Duterte
(UPDATED) Political rallies are also expected to be massive, prompting President Rodrigo Duterte to suspend government work and classes in Metro Manila
'You can’t always oppose everything. You have to choose which are the ones that are going against the core interests of the party,' says the Liberal Party's vice president for external affairs
The Ombudsman also indicts former Iloilo City Councilor Plaridel Nava II, who allegedly connived with the mayor to set up a towing firm that would bag a government contract
The Philippine President wants the UNCHR to assign 'investigators' to accompany police on anti-drug operations in case the CHR is given only P1,000 for its 2018 budget
Commission on Human Rights Chairperson Chito Gascon also hopes President Rodrigo Duterte will choose to withdraw his latest insults 'in order to have a common civic space'
(UPDATED) 'I have declared it as a day of protest,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
The ‘coalition of coalitions’ does not call for President Rodrigo Duterte’s ouster, but asks Filipinos to stand up against the government’s abusive policies
On the same day, various activist groups are also expected to take the streets of Metro Manila to commemorate the declaration of martial law 45 years ago
We need a president who will reform Congress and a Congress that will reform the presidency. We need a citizenry that will insist on having both.
Misuari's spokesperson says 'no need' when asked if the MNLF founding chairman has posted bail
The 17th Congress, when viewed in tandem with the Duterte presidency, reveals the phenomenon of perverted pluralism (elitism) combining with perverted populism (one-man rule). Indeed, this signals 'change,' albeit from bad to worse.
The Jesuit-trained bishop is an intellectual heavyweight who puts his boots on – sometimes literally – to defend the rights of the poor
'Why are you fond of teenagers? Now I wonder: are you gay, or a pedophile?' President Rodrigo Duterte says of CHR Chair Chito Gascon
(UPDATED) 'If you want to resume the talks, I am not averse to the idea,' says President Rodrigo Duterte during a meeting with a released prisoner of war
Detained Senator Leila de Lima says the 'trademark impunity' of the executive branch under President Duterte 'appears to have found its way into the judiciary'
Moody's also cited "continued uncertainties" over Duterte's proposed comprehensive tax reform law that Congress had yet to pass
Once he dodged Trillanes' challenge, Paolo Duterte, academic specialization notwithstanding, could not stop his secret tattoo going into the ledgers under the same column as Ferdinand Marcos' transplanted kidneys, and Joseph Estrada's unopened envelope
The President gathers MILF leaders BTC members Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez in a meeting in Malacañang
Duterte is presently carrying out a mind conditioning campaign to justify his plan to impose martial law He employs his horde of paid trolls to flood social media with Duterte adulation and to villify the Left and political opposition says the Communist Party of the Philippines
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Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano wants the UN rights chief to use a Philippine report in May when the UN official was citing Kian delos Santos death in August
From P491 minimum wage earners in Metro Manila will now earn P512 starting October
President Rodrigo Duterte appoints to the DSWD former Gabriela Women s Partylist Representative Luz Ilagan who also hails from Davao
In this regard we will evaluate the submitted Sworn Waiver and revert to you the soonest says AMLC Executive Director Mel Georgie Racela in a letter dated Wednesday September 13
To counter vested interests, all citizens must be prepared to rally around key reforms that will truly bring about change
President Rodrigo Duterte also tells the Philippine Sports Commission to look for the next award winning athletes in non traditional places
Should there be a stalemate until December 31 there will be no new budget in 2018 The P3 35 trillion 2017 budget will just be reenacted with the CHR getting P749 million