Kaya Natin! Movement for Good Governance and Ethical Leadership will hold a music festival and advocacy fair at the UP Diliman Sunken Garden on January 26
Can it have a united voice on the South China Sea and achieve peace in these contested waters?
ASEAN adopts the ASEAN Declaration to Prevent and Combat Cybercrime, a vow to unify anti-cybercrime measures among ASEAN member states and organizations like the ASEANAPOL, EUROPOL, and INTERPOL
The consensus is a followup document to the ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers adopted in January 2007 in Cebu
There will be an ad-hoc experts working group under the Senior Officials Meeting on Transnational Crime (SOMTC) to carry out the plans
'We are optimistic that this ASEAN Declaration on the Adoption of the ASEAN Youth Development Index will translate into the formulation of more relevant youth policies,' says National Youth Commission Chair Aiza Seguerra
'We owe it all to the food producers of Southeast Asia to protect their rights,' says Elvira Baladlad of Paragos-Pilipinas, a member of international movement La Via Campesina
ASEAN leaders are set to sign the ASEAN Consensus on the Protection and Promotion of Rights of Migrant Workers on November 14
The non-working holiday is to allow Tacloban residents to commemorate Super Typhoon Yolanda after 4 years
Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain is committed to a two-state solution with a viable Palestinian state
Britain's Balfour Declaration turns 100 this week, hailed by Israel for helping lead to its founding, but viewed by Palestinians as contributing to a catastrophe that stole their land
'If we get into a war it's because of misperception,' says Robert Kelly, professor of political science at Pusan National University
Bacolod Bishop Patricio Buzon says the ringing of church bells is a 'revival of a century-old practice for the departed. Now it becomes even more meaningful, in the context of extrajudicial killings.'
Malacañang tells protesters to be 'vigilant' of persons who will instigate violence during the rallies to provoke law enforcers
'We're confident that the protesters will police themselves. We appeal to them not to commit crime,' says PNP spokesperson Dionardo Carlos
On the 45th anniversary of martial law and some 30 years after his death, Jose Diokno lives on, his ideals and his dreams, and his deeply held belief that it is worth building 'a nation for our children'
The Hague Joint Declaration that guides the framework of the peace process marks its 25th year
A UNESCAP report says expanding coverage for social protection is among the schemes that could distribute economic growth and limit inequality
National Anti Poverty Commission secretary Liza Maza issues the statement in time of the 10th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People
We come to the core of the Lagman vs Medialdea martial law decision – how the Court applies the sufficiency of the factual basis test
We analyze the recent Supreme Court decision which upheld President Duterte’s Proclamation No 216 to discern how the Court might answer anticipated petitions in the event of an extension of martial law in Mindanao
Here are the declarations and statements announced at the 30th ASEAN Summit in Manila
PART 3: All eyes are on the host Philippines to see if it could usher in an ASEAN treaty on migrant workers protection after a decade long impasse
PART 2: ASEAN countries view the issue of undocumented migrant workers differently Singapore and Malaysia view it as a security threat while the Philippines and Indonesia as a matter of human rights
PART 1: Despite ASEAN s decade long intention to protect migrant workers in the region nothing has been done for the undocumented labor migrants who continue to endure hardships in silence
Government chief negotiator Silvestre Bello III says the amnesty declaration covering 434 political prisoners will be part of the end game
Environment Secretary Gina Lopez says she will review permits given to the 5 9 billion mining project of Sagittarius Mines Incorporated in South Cotabato
The ceasefire declaration takes effect immediately but the troop pullout will take time to complete as government forces would have to walk out of their areas of operation say military officials
A known women s rights activist Commission on Higher Education Chairperson Patricia Licuanan says she s willing to put together what [Duterte] says and actually what he does
Binay – whose SALN is received by the Ombudsman 11 days after the April 30 deadline – declares a net worth of P61 48 million for 2015
The growth in Benigno Aquino III s net worth is attributed mainly to properties that he inherited
In his last annual SALN declaration as the country s leader President Aquino s net worth stands at P68 78 million
When it comes to promises on poverty alleviation the 6 presidential candidates have a lot to offer How feasible those promises are is another story
Rappler documents the complaints against the senior high school program that will be implemented in 2016 while Education Secretary Luistro thinks there s more excitement than anxiety about the program
Here s a guide to filing a petition for annulment and how long it could take
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The Philippine delegation at COP21 in Paris welcomes the UN climate official s call as the hard work begins
And what s the basis of the majority in upholding Poe s status as a natural born Filipino?
ASEAN chairman Malaysian PM Najib Razak says: We now have to ensure that we create a truly single market and production base with freer movement of goods and services
President Aquino says Beijing must ensure the swift establishment of a Code of Conduct on the South China Sea given its growing economic and political clout in the region
UPDATED Here s what s on the table and what s at stake for the Southeast Asian bloc
APEC leaders reiterate actions laid out in the Boracay Action Agenda to globalize MSMEs and report progress by 2020
21 Asia Pacific leaders say economic growth is among the most powerful tools to address terrorism s root causes
Will the Davao City mayor s supporters get the answer they ve been waiting for?
The Philippine government or any international body for that matter cannot interfere nor influence the course of an independent judicial proceeding says Malacañang
They also push for addressing gender disparities in women s labor force participation and strengthening their role in growing MSMEs
The Poe Escudero tandem – locked and loaded for the upcoming 2016 elections But what about their action plan?
UPDATED The senator says the Poe Escudero tandem will remain without a party: Pilipinas po ang aming partido at mga Pilipino ang aming mga kapartido
Her mix of supporters is very much like what her father Fernando Poe Jr had in in 2004