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
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
20 pangunahing layunin at mithiin ni Senator Grace Poe kung siya'y mahahalal na pangulo sa 2016
Administration standard-bearer Mar Roxas wishes survey front-runner Senator Grace Poe ‘good luck’ but his allies draw the line
Supporters of Grace Poe say they want good governance and a real straight path she would pursue
These 20 things are 'my dream and my purpose to attain' if she becomes president in 2016, says Senator Grace Poe
(UPDATED) 'Gusto kong ipagpatuloy ang mga simulain ni FPJ,' the presidential poll front runner refers to her father who was believed to have been cheated in the 2004 elections
The showbiz icon says of her and Fernando Poe Jr's daughter, Senator Grace Poe: 'I hope she will live up to her name'
(UPDATED) Presidential polls front runner Senator Grace Poe launches her bid for higher office at the UP Bahay ng Alumni, where her father also declared his political plans in 2003
Only 62 of 195 countries met targets they adopted 15 years ago, says a study which measures the world's performance in one of the 8 so-called Millennium Development Goals
Associate Justice Marvic Leonen's strongly worded dissenting opinion reveals that Associate Justice Lucas Bersamin circulated for signing a draft different from the one previously voted upon by the justices
In 2013, about 289,000 mothers died worldwide. That's 800 women dying each day due to preventable causes.
About 16,000 children under 5 die every day in 2015 due to preventable causes such as pneumonia, diarrhea, and malaria
Only Eastern Asia and Northern Africa have reached universal or nearly universal enrollment in primary education
The attainment of the Millennium Development Goals set by the United Nations in 2000 is expected to pave the way for the adoption of the new sustainable development agenda
May magkakasalungat na elemento sa ginawa ni Emilio Aguinaldo sa Kawit, Cavite – nagdeklara ng 'kalayaan,' pero kasabay nito'y idinedeklara rinang Filipinas bilang protectorate ng United States
Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario remains the richest Cabinet official, while Education Secretary Armin Luistro is still the poorest in 2014
Based on his assets list for 2014, the Vice President has a net worth of P60.25 million, a slight increase from his P60.12 million net worth in 2013
'The vision of an Asian Way of cooperation and alliance is getting closer to reality, and the Philippines must be part of that vision and leave the tradition of nation-state as the world blurs its borders'
At least 7 congressmen record a more than 100% increase in their 2014 net worth
Aquino declares a net worth of P68 million, all coming from his real and other personal assets. He has been liability-free since 2011.