Presidential Security Group personnel are deployed around the debut venue in case Duterte shows up, but the President chooses to spend his Friday night in Davao City
The president's granddaughter celebrates her debut in a designer gown
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The case against Rappler is just part of President Duterte's war against the critical press
President Rodrigo Duterte's granddaughter celebrates her 18th birthday in style at The Peninsula Manila on January 19
(UPDATED) The Senate has not made clear its plans to invite President Rodrigo Duterte's most trusted aide
President Rodrigo Duterte personally apologizes to a victim of luggage theft and, in typical rhetoric, threatens to 'kill' erring airport personnel if it happens again
The trusted Palace aide was supposedly clueless about a meeting arranged by his own undersecretary
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(UPDATED) Wear black wherever you are or join the rally at the Boy Scout Circle, the roundabout at Timog and Tomas Morato intersection in Quezon City, on Friday at 6 pm
President Rodrigo Duterte will be in New Delhi from January 24 to 26, his first foreign trip for 2018
On January 4, 2017, then Philippine Navy chief vice admiral Ronald Mercado wrote Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana to reject plans to install the Combat Management System of Hanwha Systems in Philippine warships. A week later, Lorenzana is handed a Hanwha white paper in Malacañang.
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The CHR says "protecting press freedom means protecting the interest of the people"
President Rodrigo Duterte says the ban may be needed to addressed cases of sexual abuse among Filipino domestic workers in Kuwait
'The administration [of President Rodrigo Duterte] has widened its war on drugs to include critics and political foes,' the New York-based human rights organization says
Former Palace official Lloyd Christopher Lao says the letter and meeting with Navy officials are a 'usual course of action' in Secretary Bong Go's office
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Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque also falsely claims that only Rappler ran the story on Secretary Bong Go’s alleged involvement in the P15.5-billion Navy project
Filipinos are most satisfied with the Duterte government's fight against terrorism, and least satisfied with its effort to address inflation and traffic, according to the results of the latest Social Weather Stations survey
'That is a constitutional right which I cannot stop. It's prohibitive for me to do that,' President Rodrigo Duterte tells MindaNews
Press freedom is a continuous battle in the Philippines. The recent move of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte is one of the worst against the media since Martial Law.
Former chief justice Reynato Puno is among those President Rodrigo Duterte is eyeing to head a 25-person Constitutional Commission
But the allegations focus not on the contract for the frigates as a whole, but on the selection of a secondary supplier for the Combat Management Systems of the ships
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Charter Change has been brought up by almost every administration since Martial Law
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'Duterte is hellbent on imposing fascist dictatorship...and is flagrantly using basically the same strategy and tactics of mass murder, intimidation, corruption and charter change as the late fascist dictator Marcos used,' says Jose Maria Sison
The President resurrects his old accusations against the former owners of the Philippine Daily Inquirer
'Lahat akin 'yan,' adds President Rodrigo Duterte to describe media companies he has not yet publicly attacked
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte launches a fresh tirade against Rappler to defend his aide, Special Assistant to the President Bong Go
Kami akan terus memberitakan kebenaran. Kami akan tetap bertahan
(3rd UPDATE) The oral arguments will be held on January 16 and 17
'Closing down Rappler means one less independent media through which environmental advocates can stand up to the oligarchs and corporations that seem to run the Duterte government’s agenda nowadays', a group says
If the President really wanted to shut down Rappler, he would have 'sent the Armed Forces to their offices and padlocked them,' says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque
'The President found it unfair for Maria Ressa to claim violation of freedom of the press,' says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque
The public should closely monitor the process of changing the 1987 Philippine Constitution to avoid abuses, say constitutional law experts
The last time President Rodrigo Duterte mentioned the communist urban hit squads in his speech, he cited them as reason for the creation of the now notorious Davao Death Squad
Some opposition legislators find it 'ironic' that the Securities and Exchange Commission invoke restrictions on foreign ownership just as the administration pushes for amendments to the Constitution that would allow just that
Komisi Sekuritas dan Bursa (SEC) Filipina menuding Rappler melanggar peraturan tentang kepemilikan bisnis dan kontrol media massa
Duterte: 'I have dismissed Licuanan today, 'yung sa Marina, and many will follow'
President Rodrigo Duterte also appoints former senatorial candidate Greco Belgica as one of the powerful body's commissioners
(UPDATED) While the Palace respects the SEC decision, Rappler can contest the decision until it becomes final and executory, says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque
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Magtitiwala ka bang isulat ng mga maginoong ito ang kinabukasan ng bayan at ng susunod na henerasyon?
What ethical norms must govern changing the Constitution?
Archbishop Socrates Villegas also slams proposals to extend the terms of government leaders as the Philippines shifts to a federal form of government
'In the interest of the Filipino people and for the sake and purpose of resuming the peace negotiations, I am willing to have serious conversations with President Duterte,' says the communist leader