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Robredo asks Filipinos to unite vs killings, culture of violence

Jul 04, 2018 - 8:52 AM

'Huwag nating hayaang humantong sa sukdulan ng kaguluhan ang kalagayan ng ating bayan,' says Robredo

LIST: New barangays electing first set of officials during May 14 polls

May 11, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Data from the Philippine Statistics Authority shows that 20 barangays were created since the last barangay elections in 2013

Simulation of Barangay and SK Elections at Rosauro Almario Elem. School. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Kuwait deployment ban, LTFRB on ride-hailing cap, Sharon Cuneta on Duterte | Evening wRap

Feb 12, 2018 - 8:17 PM

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ASEAN ministers endorse framework code in South China Sea

Aug 05, 2017 - 5:07 PM

3rd UPDATE The Philippines says it prefers a legally binding Code of Conduct in the South China Sea but the caveat is we have to have an effective Code of Conduct

TOP DIPLOMAT. Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano (right) leads the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting held in Manila on August 5, 2017. ASEAN pool photo

Meet Mr. Good Morning

Dec 26, 2016 - 7:00 AM

Is coffee an important part of your morning? Then you have to thank coffee farmers like Felix Angcao

DAY BY DAY. Surprise visitor Daniel Padilla interacted with coffee farmers, including Mang Felix, who showed him the process of coffee farming.

Pinoy group in Singapore drops Independence Day event plan

May 26, 2014 - 9:32 AM

UPDATED Organizers of a planned Philippine Independence Day event in Singapore s main shopping district withdrew their permit application police say

NOT PUSHING THROUGH. The planned Philippine Independence Day celebration at Singapore's Orchard Road won't push through anymore, after organizers reportedly withdrew their permit application with the police. Screenshot of the PIDCS page on Facebook

UK to Filipinos: Rally behind Bangsamoro deal

Jan 30, 2014 - 6:01 PM

This is the best way to quell groups described by the government as spoilers UK s top diplomat says during his Philippine trip

UK's top diplomat to visit PH, hails peace

Jan 28, 2014 - 8:37 PM

Minister William Hague s country has actively supported the Mindanao peace process and has pledged the highest foreign aid for Yolanda rehabilitation

3 MILF fighters nabbed in Sultan Kudarat

Nov 28, 2013 - 9:25 PM

One of the fighters was carrying an assault rifle the first violation of a local peace covenant between the MILF the LGU and the 33rd Infantry Battalion

CULTURALLY ROOTED. For some MILF soldiers, it's hard to part with their guns after decades of armed rebellion. Photo by Adrian Portugal

PH drops in press freedom ranking

Jan 30, 2013 - 12:23 PM

The Philippines ranks 147 out of 179 countries in the 2013 World Press Freedom Index

Gov't, private sector develop 5-year plan to fight corruption

Dec 11, 2012 - 11:12 PM

The Philippines puts together a 5 year plan to curb corruption

Where the 68 lay dead

Dec 05, 2012 - 12:57 PM

Cynics would probably wonder what those civilians were doing in an army base at the height of a super typhoon But the scene completely made sense to me It was almost peacetime in New Bataan

FOR EXPORT. Members of a New Bataan cooperative; May 2011. Photo by Glenda M. Gloria

House approves K-12 bill on final reading

Nov 19, 2012 - 7:24 PM

A bill institutionalizing a 12 year school system is approved on final reading by the House of Representatives

A classroom at the Ramon Magsaysay High School in Cubao

Young Army officer killed in Davao clash

Sep 14, 2012 - 4:58 PM

New People s Army rebels kill two soldiers in a rebel stronghold in Davao

PH to N. Korea: Be a better neighbor

Apr 13, 2012 - 1:17 PM

The Aquino administration appeals to North Korea to be a better neighbor