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President Rodrigo Duterte scolds Manila Water and Maynilad executives and threatens to fire MWSS officials during his meeting with them in Malacañang
But the presidential daughter has also promoted the possible speakership of Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco and former foreign secretary Alan Peter Cayetano
To practice occupational therapy in the Philippines, one must pass the examination to be administered by a new 'Professional Regulatory Board of Occupational Therapy'
The Motor Vehicle User's Charge will go to a special account in the General Fund which will be monitored by a congressional oversight committee
'[President Rodrigo Duterte]'s bald-faced effort to protect himself from the court’s reach looks more like an act of desperation for a man who appears deeply implicated in alleged crimes against humanity,' HRW's Param-Preet Singh says
MWSS officials will likely be asked to give an update on what has been done to address the water shortage affecting parts of Metro Manila and Rizal, says Malacañang
In its appeal, the National Union of Peoples' Lawyers tells the Supreme Court that its grounds for ruling against Leila de Lima’s 2011 travel ban against Gloria Arroyo should also apply to Duterte's Boracay closure order
'Just as you take seriously your duty to protect the country, priests are earnestly committed to defending the Word of God,' students tell President Rodrigo Duterte
'You can withdraw but you cannot hide,' opposition senatorial bet Gary Alejano warns President Rodrigo Duterte
To address the Metro Manila water crisis, a draft executive order places the National Water Resources Board (NWRB) under the Office of the President
It's final. The Philippines' withdrawal from the International Criminal Court takes effect Sunday, March 17.
President Rodrigo Duterte's former aide Bong Go says the President is indisposed and couldn't make it to a distribution of certificates of land ownership awards and a PDP-Laban campaign rally
Some praise President Rodrigo Duterte for his order to address the water crisis. MWSS, however, says he is ill-advised.
President Rodrigo Duterte wants Congress to review provisions that would give OSG officials inordinately higher benefits compared to other government officials
Duterte Youth President Billy Villareal will double the reward if the suspects are caught dead
President Duterte's order is effective noontime, March 15, 'good for 150 days, in order to supply the affected areas in Metro Manila and deliver, as well as distribute sufficient water to the residents,' says Malacañang
(UPDATED) The PDP-Laban says it will ask these candidates to explain. If they do not give a 'satisfactory' statement, they will be expelled from the party.
Ang pagkalas na ito ay tila pagbasura sa ginawang pagsisikap ng mga human rights advocates na mapasama tayo sa ICC, isang prosesong tumagal nang 11 taon
'Wala akong pakialam kung mamatay kayong lahat, maluwang pa ang ating cemetery,' says President Rodrigo Duterte, adding that priest's IQs are 'deficient'
(4th UPDATE) The drug list is made public in President Rodrigo Duterte's home city of Davao City during a meeting with top police and military officials
A viral video of Archbishop Socrates Villegas fuels hopes that more bishops will openly – though indirectly – campaign against President Rodrigo Duterte's bets
Senatorial bet Mar Roxas says serving under 3 administrations allowed him to establish call centers, protect the rights of farmers and fishermen, and push for cheaper medicines
Governor Bojie Dy, who endorsed Duterte's opponent in 2016, vows to deliver Isabela's vote for senatorial candidates endorsed by the President
During a PDP-Laban campaign rally in Cauayan City, Isabela, the President denounced the rape and murder of 16-year-old Cristine Silawan
The administration-allied Senate slate is hosted by two rivals in the Camarines Sur gubernatorial elections: Rolando Andaya Jr and Miguel Villafuerte
It took 11 years under 3 presidents for the Philippines to finally become a member of the International Criminal Court. That ends under President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday, March 17, 2019.
The House of Representatives 'appeared to have acquiesced but we have yet to see if they will follow the agreement' to revert to the bicam-approved report, says Senate President Vicente Sotto III
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'Huwag tayong matakot. Ang proteksyon natin ay kapag tayo'y nagsalita,' says a priest who faces death threats and is critical of President Rodrigo Duterte
The opposition senatorial bets argue that President Rodrigo Duterte's tirades against the Catholic Church are emboldening some to threaten members of the clergy
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The Duterte administration experiences marked improvements in the subject of 'promoting women's rights,' according to the results of a Social Weather Stations survey held in December 2018
In an event honoring women law enforcers, President Rodrigo Duterte says his crude remarks are meant to bring his female critics 'to the limits of despair'
Faced with the further delay of the signing of the 2019 budget, President Rodrigo Duterte also warns of a 'slide' in economic growth
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Read death threats against prominent Catholic leaders, including Archbishop Socrates Villegas and Bishop Pablo Virgilio David, received through text messages
(3rd UPDATE) Fathers Flavie Villanueva, Robert Reyes, and Albert Alejo expose death threats they have recently received under the watch of President Rodrigo Duterte
Batid ng mga pari na hindi lamang ito atake sa ating pampulitikang institusyon – atake rin ito sa ating moralidad, dignidad, at espiritwal na buhay
'Kahit insultuhin ako, hindi naman nagbabago iyong paniniwala ko.... Napakahalaga ng honesty,' says Vice President Leni Robredo, when asked about Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte's remarks
But the 1987 Constitution, which lists down requirements for senators, also explicitly demands that public officials, including senators, to be honest
'We will now be pushed and shoveled into the hammer mill of trade liberalization to be totally obliterated from the face of the earth,' says Silver Bonto, chairman of the National Confederation of Irrigators Associations
Coconut farmers slam President Duterte for inconsistencies amid the veto of two coconut levy bills, which would have paved the way for the use of funds stolen from them
(UPDATED) The Robredo camp strikes back and accuses the presidential daughter of falling for fake news
President Duterte hopes to convince 1.7 million Negros Occidental voters to send his bets to the Senate in the May 2019 polls
Back in 2016, President Rodrigo Duterte expressed openness to legalizing medical marijuana
National Youth Commission chairman Ronald Cardema says Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte was angered by the attacks against her father's administration
(UPDATED) But a PCSO spokesman insists Balutan 'opted to resign for personal reasons'
In 5 cities in Metro Manila, Sara Duterte endorses local candidates different from those endorsed by her father's political party. She's flexing political muscle but how will two competing Duterte endorsements affect local polls?
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