Malaya - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Malaya


DILG says road clearing program to continue

Oct 13, 2019 - 2:58 PM

Interior and Local Government spokesperson Jonathan Malaya says the DILG will conduct quarterly validations of the LGUs' road clearing efforts

Parts of Commonwealth Avenue and at the NIA Road in Quezon City are seen a day after the DILG deadline for the local governments to clear the roads of vendors, structures and obstruction to give back sidewalk space to the walking public and help ease traffic congestion in major roads around the metro. October 2, 2019. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Malaya FC U16 snags silver in 2019 Borneo Cup

Oct 02, 2019 - 4:25 PM

The Under-16 squad of Malaya FC falls to Malaysian team Pasir Gudang in the finals of the 2019 Borneo Cup

2ND PLACE. Malaya FC U16 settles for silver in the 2019 Borneo Cup. Photo from Malaya FC Facebook

DILG will drop campaign for anti-subversion law if...

Aug 20, 2019 - 8:00 AM

...President Rodrigo Duterte decides to revive the peace talks with the Left

STILL OPEN? In this photo taken September 2016, President Rodrigo Duterte poses for a photo with members of the Government of the Philippines and National Democratic Front peace panel. Talks have since collapsed. Malacañang file photo

Duterte is no Marcos, says DILG in defending anti-subversion law

Aug 19, 2019 - 4:08 PM

'This is not the authoritarian martial law which is of the Marcos period where when someone is arrested and not heard of, and then suddenly he's dead,' says DILG Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya

NO MARCOS? An effigy burned in September 2017 as part of the 45th year of commemorating Martial Law declaration in the Philippines. File photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Reviving the anti-subversion law

Aug 19, 2019 - 10:49 AM

How does the DILG plan to carry out the Anti-Subversion Act of 1957 should it be revived? Watch DILG Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya on Rappler Talk on Monday, August 19

PNP to probe bets with campaign materials in NPA-held areas

May 02, 2019 - 1:35 PM

Interior Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya says any investigation would continue 'even after the elections'

PROBE OVER FLIERS. The PNP will investigate politicians whose campaign materials will be seen in rebel-controlled areas, according to the DILG.

[OPINION] History will remember those who spoke up

Dec 11, 2018 - 7:18 AM

As an artist and a human being, my resistance in this struggle is to share what I’ve witnessed and to demand accountability from the government

Malaya FC shines at 2018 Youth Football League

Nov 04, 2018 - 5:40 PM

The JPV-Malaya Football Club delivers a dominant performance to complete a twin title run

CHAMPS. Malaya FC emerges as the best under-11 squad in the 15-team field.

DILG to Comelec: Hold special elections for barangays without SK candidates

May 16, 2018 - 7:46 PM

There are 39 barangays with no candidates in the Sangguniang Kabataan election 2018 according to the DILG

SPECIAL ELECTIONS. Poll watchers gather in front of Board of Election Inspector on the ongoing mannual counting of ballots on Monday, May 14, 2018, at the precinct in Barangay, Pasong Tamo during the SK-Barangay elections. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

#TheWrap: Videos to watch this week, April 30-May 6, 2018

May 06, 2018 - 11:39 AM

Here are the must-watch videos this week!

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signs the Executive Order which prohibits illegal contractualization while delivering his speech during the 116th Labor Day Celebration at the IEC Convention Center in Cebu City on May 1, 2018. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Government mulls 3 possible solutions for barangays without SK bets

May 05, 2018 - 4:42 PM

Department of the Interior and Local Government spokesperson Jonathan Malaya says there are less than a hundred youth posts with no candidates

YOUTH PARTICIPATION. Simulation of Barangay and SK Elections at Rosauro Almario Elem. School. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

What happened to DILG proposal to require barangay, SK bets to post resumés?

May 04, 2018 - 7:45 PM

It's off for now, with the Commission on Election not having enough time to prepare the rules, but DILG spokesperson Jonathan Malaya says they will revive the proposal in 2019

NO RESUMÉS. Barangay and SK candidates secure copies of the Certificate of Candidacy at the COMELEC Manila office on April 13, 2018 as they prepare for the first day of filing on April 14. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

‘Sizeable majority’ oppose federalism? Pulse Asia survey premature – DILG

May 04, 2018 - 6:01 PM

'There is no concrete proposal yet on the table.... This is premature because there is nothing really to debate about yet,' says DILG spokesperson Jonathan Malaya

'PREMATURE'. DILG Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya says the Pulse Asia survey on charter change was conducted even before a solid proposal was passed. Rappler Screengrab

Rappler Talk: How Filipinos can win the barangay, SK elections 2018

May 04, 2018 - 10:19 AM

Rappler talks to DILG Assistant Secretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya to ask how Filipinos can make the most of the upcoming barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls

More than a million candidates run in 2018 barangay, SK elections

Apr 23, 2018 - 11:50 AM

'This really shows the vibrancy of our democracy,' says DILG Assistant Secretary Jonathan Malaya, as more than a million Filipinos file their certificates of candidacy

FILING OF COCS. Barangay and SK candidates crowd the Comelec Manila office as they file their certificates of candidacy on April 14, 2018, the first day of filing. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

DILG to Comelec: Require barangay, SK bets to publish resumes

Apr 11, 2018 - 1:55 PM

This will help voters to be discerning in their choice of candidates, says Assistant Secretary Jonathan Malaya, spokesperson of the Department of the Interior and Local Government

RESUMES REQUIRED. DILG Assistant Secretary Jonathan Malaya in a joint press conference with Comelec. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

U.P. hosts forum on dangers of perpetuating fake news

Apr 07, 2018 - 12:51 PM

(UPDATED) The UP forum explored how a culture of false information is propagated – from the way it is generated to the way it is spread and ultimately accepted by the public – and how to fight it

MEDIA ATTACKS. Professor Rachel Khan, chairperson of the UP Department of Journalism emphasizes the real effects of silencing the press. Photo by Gari Acolola/Rappler

DILG: Bureau of Fire officials to be charged over Davao mall fire

Mar 14, 2018 - 2:39 PM

'Our lawyers are now readying the complaints to be filed against them,' says Interior Assistant Secretary Jonathan Malaya

MALL FIRE. Firefighters try to contain the fire that hit the NCCC Mall in Davao City on December 23, 2017. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

DILG opens federalism campaign office

Feb 15, 2018 - 6:15 PM

The Center for Federalism and Constitutional Reform, headed by Assistant Secretary Jonathan Malaya, hopes to put a system to the government's information campaign at the village level

CAMPAIGN CHIEF. Assistant Secretary Jonathan Malaya speaks to reporters during the barangay elections briefing at the DILG headquarters, Quezon City. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

No term extension for Duterte in our proposal – PDP-Laban think tank

Feb 01, 2018 - 5:55 PM

However, there is no assurance that the PDP-Laban Federalism Institute model would be the one adopted by Congress, as both the Senate and House are proposing their own versions

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Congress, not Constitution, is the problem – Monsod

Feb 01, 2018 - 5:25 PM

'The problem is not the Constitution but the legislators who slept on the job for 30 years to fully implement it,' says Christian Monsod, one of the framers of the 1987 Constitution

Panel session on Autonomy and Federalism Debate in the Philippines during the 2nd day of the Global Autonomy, Governance & Federalism forum at Dusit Thani Hotel in Makati City on October 20, 2016.

Malaya publisher Jake Macasaet dies

Jan 07, 2018 - 10:00 PM

A veteran of journalism, Amado 'Jake' Macasaet also served as the chairman emeritus of the Philippine Press Institute

Malaya named new federalism campaign chief

Dec 18, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Jonathan Malaya was appointed assistant secretary to the DILG last October

FEDERALISM EXPERT. Malaya headed the PNP-Laban Federalism Institute. Rappler screengrab

Duterte appoints party's federalism research chief to DILG

Oct 10, 2017 - 6:02 PM

Jonathan Malaya, executive director of the PDP-Laban Federalism Institute, is named assistant secretary of the DILG

FEDERALISM CHIEF. Malaya currently heads the PNP-Laban Federalism institute. Rappler screengrab

Rappler Talk: Federalism in PH – what Duterte’s party is proposing

Sep 29, 2017 - 1:17 PM

Watch Rappler Talk with Jonathan Malaya of PDP-Laban Federalism Institute at 1:30 pm on Friday, September 29

The wRap Indonesia: Indonesian experts in Saudi, new mammal discovered

Oct 07, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Other stories include the importance of Indonesia for the Trans Pacific Partnership Indonesia s defense of its haze fighting efforts and Malaysia s sanctions from FIFA

DEAL SEALED. Trade ministers from the twelve Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) member countries participate in the closing press conference in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, October 5, 2015. Erik S Lesser/EPA

After Indonesia, FIFA sanctions Malaysia

Oct 06, 2015 - 10:54 AM

Malaysia was sanctioned as punishment for the crowd trouble that wrecked the World Cup qualifier against Saudi Arabia

Malaysian football fans throw flares onto the pitch during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying football match between Malaysia and Saudi Arabia in Shah Alam. Hooliganism, match-fixing and humiliation on the field - Malaysia has emerged as Asian football's problem child, with the country's most popular sport rapidly becoming a national embarrassment. File photo by Manan Vatsyayana/AFP

FIFA sanctions Malaysia over football riot

Oct 05, 2015 - 8:26 PM

Militant fans angry at an earlier 10 0 humiliation against UAE fired flares billowing orange smoke as Malaysia trailed the Saudis 2 1 in the final minutes of the tie

Malaysian football fans throw flares onto the pitch during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying football match between Malaysia and Saudi Arabia in Shah Alam. Hooliganism, match-fixing and humiliation on the field - Malaysia has emerged as Asian football's problem child, with the country's most popular sport rapidly becoming a national embarrassment. File photo by Manan Vatsyayana/AFP

Social media breaks INC 'mentality of exclusivity'

Jul 24, 2015 - 10:15 AM

Posts on social media expose deep fissures in the INC and within the Manalo family

Rising from typhoons through a dairy enterprise

Apr 25, 2015 - 5:31 PM

A dairy enterprise boosts Isabela farmers stuck in a cycle of poverty and uncertainty due to typhoons and natural disasters

Beating the odds: Making menopause bearable

Apr 12, 2015 - 5:00 PM

There is a lot women can do early in their lives to make the journey through menopause a lot easier

Institute of Disability and Public Policy fellowships application opens

Apr 01, 2015 - 4:28 PM

The IDPP offers up to 15 fellowships funded by The Nippon Foundation with preference given to applicants from the 10 ASEAN countries who are blind deaf and mobility impaired

PH embassy in Malaysia launches Second Ambassador's Tour

Apr 01, 2015 - 3:45 PM

The Embassy of the Philippines in Kuala Lumpur invites Malaysians and Filipinos to join the Second Ambassador s Tour to the Philippines from May 2 to 5 2015

Who is Archie Po?

Feb 02, 2015 - 10:54 AM

From the Newsbreak archives: The witness vs former first gentleman Mike Arroyo is a well connected businessman

SENATE HEARING. Archibald Po (left), president of Lion Air Inc, during a Senate Blue Ribbon committee hearing in August 2011 investigating the alleged anomalous and irregular acquisition by the Philippine National Police of light operational helicopters in 2009 from Manila Aerospace Trading Corp.

Five stories that moved us in 2014

Dec 25, 2014 - 8:31 PM

Here are the best MovePH stories that moved you in 2014

Meralco customers to pay for ILP?

Oct 09, 2014 - 7:12 PM

Meralco has to pay its Interruptible Load Program participants thus its customers may have to shoulder an additional 7 5 centavos for monthly generation charge

Defiant Singaporeans watch banned docu in Malaysia

Sep 19, 2014 - 11:12 PM

Hundreds of defiant Singaporeans protesting censorship gathered in Malaysia to see a documentary banned by regulators in their home country as a threat to national security

Gov’t pushes for Malaya power plant rehab

Sep 14, 2014 - 5:59 PM

The rehabilitation of the power plant will provide additional capacity to the Luzon grid which is expected to undergo power shortages by March 2015

An open letter to Malaya dela Cruz

Aug 26, 2014 - 10:39 AM

I can answer all the questions you didn t ask in your piece even though the article s intro stated you were questioning the teachings you grew up with

PSALM approves rehab of Malaya plant

Aug 20, 2014 - 8:43 AM

The rehabilitation of the Malaya Unit 1 will help plug the anticipated power supply deficiency next year

'EDCA benefits PH more than US'

May 08, 2014 - 6:18 PM

The country s environmental interests will also be protected and promoted under EDCA – a feature unique to the agreement

PHILIPPINE PANEL CHAIRMAN: Defense Undersecretary Pio Lorenzo Batino. Rappler file photo

Deyto stands tall as Azkals, Malaysia figure in scoreless draw

Apr 27, 2014 - 10:08 PM

Azkals goalkeeper Patrick Deyto came up with a clutch save to salvage a draw for the Azkals against Malaysia in Cebu

STALEMATE. James Younghusband of the Azkals dribbles past Malaysian defenders during their scoreless draw. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Malaya Watson Q&A: life, career after 'Idol'

Apr 17, 2014 - 2:12 PM

The 16 year old tuba playing Fil Am has great things ahead of her

'Idol' journey comes to an end for Malaya Watson

Apr 11, 2014 - 10:50 AM

Malaya was voted out of the top 8 but she will still be part of the American Idol summer tour and enjoyed a good run on the show where she was constantly praised by judges

TOP 8. The 'Idol' journey ends here for Malaya – but that doesn't mean we've seen the last of her. Screengrab from YouTube

No one eliminated on 'Idol,' Malaya still in top 8

Apr 04, 2014 - 8:24 PM

No one went home this week but Malaya faced her second time in the bottom 3 with Sam Woolf and C J Harris

STILL SAFE. Fil-Am Malaya Watson faced her second time in the bottom 3 on the April 3 (April 4 in Manila) episode of 'Idol,' but emerged unscathed. Screengrab from YouTube

Malaya Watson praised by judges, sails into 'Idol' top 8

Mar 28, 2014 - 1:11 PM

She s getting closer to the top spot Now in the top 8 Malaya s one step closer to the American Idol title

FOCUS. Judge Harry Connick Jr reminded Malaya to focus on her craft, not on stardom, saying that Malaya had great potential to go far. Screengrab from YouTube

Malaya Watson enters 'Idol' top 9 with Bruno Mars cover

Mar 21, 2014 - 12:18 PM

Malaya earns a spot in the top 9 with a cover of Bruno Mars song When I Was Your Man

MALAYA. Her performance of a Bruno Mars hit landed her in the top 9. Screengrab from YouTube

Malaya Watson now in 'Idol' top 10, earns spot in summer tour

Mar 14, 2014 - 12:35 PM

Ben Briley was eliminated in this episode narrowly missing a spot on the upcoming Idol summer tour

TOP 10. Malaya has earned herself a spot on the 'Idol' summer tour. Screengrab from YouTube

Fil-Am Malaya Watson now in 'Idol' top 11

Mar 08, 2014 - 10:16 AM

After last week s rocky ride the young Fil Am contestant moves into the top 11

TOP 11. Judges say that Malaya did much better this week – she's moving on to the next round. Screengrab from YouTube

Filipinos donate P19M to renovate embassy in KL

Mar 01, 2014 - 10:07 PM

President Aquino comes home from his state visit proud of how Filipinos there renovated the country s embassy in Malaysia without cost to the government