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Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo Puyat enjoys the 'full trust and confidence' of President Rodrigo Duterte, says Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles
(3rd UPDATE) President Duterte picks the general who led an intense counter-insurgency campaign in Negros and nearby provinces in the last 10 months. He will retire in 4 months.
It's President Rodrigo Duterte's son, House Deputy Speaker Paolo Duterte, versus Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo Puyat
A gecko or tuko loudly reacts to President Rodrigo Duterte's familiar litany against illegal drugs and human rights activists during an event in Capiz
The Philippine President accepts the invitation of his 'idol' Russian President Vladimir Putin, for another visit to Russia
Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda is confident the House can pass the national budget bill on September 20
Former poll chair Sixto Brillantes Jr and election lawyer Emil Marañon also ask the Comelec to probe into Duterte Youth chair Ronald Cardema's allegations against Commissioner Rowena Guanzon
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte plans to replace all New Bilibid Prison guards with guards from provincial prisons, says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo
(3rd UPDATE) Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says enough leeway should be given to a 'Bisaya President' who 'misspeaks the Filipino language'
The President believes elderly or sick prisoners would not pose much of a threat if they are granted early freedom
President Rodrigo Duterte launches a fresh tirade against the Lopez family, warning he might 'start to dig' up information about how DBP loans obtained by their companies were written off
(UPDATED) Within days of each other, President Rodrigo Duterte and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte hold a meeting with Communist Party Secretary of Chongqing Chen Min'er
In the second part of Walden Bello's interview with Senator Leila de Lima, the detained lawmaker talks about the Duterte Cabinet, the military, the GCTA mess, and moves to crush the opposition
Are President Rodrigo Duterte's large confidential and intelligence funds being used to target his critics? ask progressive lawmakers in the House of Representatives
(UPDATED) Duterte Youth chair Ronald Cardema makes a move to end his own congressional bid, citing Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon's 'public harassment' as the reason for his withdrawal
Former congressman Walden Bello interviews detained Senator Leila de Lima. In the first part of their interview, De Lima weighs in on Philippines-China relations, Dutertenomics, and Metro Manila traffic.
'Tingin ko hindi lang ako iyong nalilito,' says Vice President Leni Robredo, on Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo often 'clarifying' President Rodrigo Duterte's remarks
Senator Leila de Lima hits the 'gall of the President to even think of setting aside our legal victory at The Hague' in favor of the joint exploration deal with China in the West Philippine Sea
Vince Dizon, BCDA President and CEO, is named adviser for flagship programs and projects
Executive Order No. 91 tasks the government to implement cash-based budgeting starting 2019
'Why are the President and his administration the very ones who undermine our decisive victory before the arbitral tribunal in 2016 with remarks such as this?' asks Vice President Leni Robredo
Existing laws on the Social Security System (SSS) grant members specific benefits but not bonuses as described in the claim
Former foreign secretary Albert del Rosario says the Duterte government has a choice not to set aside the historic ruling as a service contract arrangement would remain faithful to both the Constitution and the ruling
'I don't feel I am the one being alluded to....I am facing all this risk because I want to protect the interest of the Filipino people,' says PEZA Director General Charito Plaza
(3rd UPDATE) Malacañang clarifies that President Duterte will certify as urgent an 'anti-discrimination bill' and not the SOGIE equality bill
Without giving a name, President Rodrigo Duterte says a female official is getting the axe for not matching the performance of others in the economic team
The admiration is mutual as the Manila mayor responds by thanking the President for being a 'good example' to Filipinos
Despite the dire traffic situation, President Duterte says he would just let EDSA 'rot' and blames Senator Grace Poe for not granting his government emergency powers
President Rodrigo Duterte says he wants LGBTQ+ persons to be 'happy'
After repeatedly saying he will assert the Hague ruling before China, President Rodrigo Duterte says the landmark decision can be ignored
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte openly blasts Senator Panfilo Lacson for criticizing him as he floats the lawmaker's possible presidential candidacy
The President has said he still believes in Nicanor Faeldon, despite many controversies he was embroiled in
He takes a swipe at Vice President Leni Robredo on the same day the Supreme Court announces the completion of a report on the pilot recount of ballots for Ferdinand Marcos Jr's electoral protest
(3rd UPDATE) President Rodrigo Duterte does not say why he has axed Jose Antonio Goitia, but has threatened to throw him into the Pasig River
President Rodrigo Duterte signs the law as his government fends off accusations of intimidating student publications outspoken about recent killings
Signed during Singaporean President Halimah Yacob's state visit to the Philippines, the memoranda of understanding involve agriculture, infrastructure, and education cooperation
Let us now officially mourn the demise of delicadeza in government
Singaporean President Halimah Yacob is in Manila to mark the 50th anniversary of Philippines-Singapore ties
Were the President’s jokes misplaced and too soon, considering the landslide was only a year ago? Or is humor just his way of comforting victims of a tragic situation?
Having been at war for much of their lives, the former Moro rebels face insecurity and uncertainty as they return to civilian life
(4th UPDATE) President Duterte says he gave the order to keep the convicts safe from Senator Leila de Lima's 'henchmen' in Bilibid. The detained senator calls this reasoning 'insanity in its most diabolical form.'
Duterte calls ex-Bureau of Corrections chief Nicanor Faeldon a 'straight edge' and credits him for what he did as customs chief in the earlier part of his administration
Justice Secretary Guevarra says convicts freed under the GCTA law can be considered evading sentence, but law professor Ted Te says the government must go to court to go after the convicts
CHR Commissioner Roberto Cadiz says they note the serious allegations of government attempts to silence and intimidate human rights defenders through various methods, including the use of judicial system
President Rodrigo Duterte admits having no plan to assert Philippine rights using the Hague ruling, apart from mentioning it in a meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping
(UPDATED) The justice secretary finds two Supreme Court cases, one from 1967 and one from 2001, to provide President Rodrigo Duterte the legal basis for his order
Meanwhile, Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says China 'wants to ask permission' for its ships' passage
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is not heeding China's call to ban online gambling operations