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President Rodrigo Duterte calls on Filipinos to emulate Mary's qualities and 'remain guided by her faithfulness'
Saglit na panahon pa, mamamahinga na rin si Tatay. At tayong malakas pa ang magpapasan ng bunga ng pagbubugaw niya sa sambahayan.
Starting with Japanese Prime Minister Abe's official visit, President Duterte has hosted 4 other leaders, including Xi Jinping. How do these visits compare to one another?
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana recalls his initial idea to send a 'small force' to recover Panatag Shoal in the West Philippine Sea
‘They are in our land. This is our country. Perhaps that was just a show of respect to the guest,’ says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
Loans from China are not moving as fast as many expected, but government officials say there's an upside to that
The lone presence of the Chinese flag during the welcome ceremony and review of the guards by the 2 presidents is unlike any other state visit
President Rodrigo Duterte has visited China every year of his presidency, while he refuses to visit the United States
Chinese President Xi Jinping says there is wisdom in the saying, 'All creatures may grow together without harming each other'
Rappler lists over 100 agreements and pledges that have been made between Manila and Beijing since President Rodrigo Duterte took office
Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio says it 'is a most welcome development' that President Rodrigo Duterte upheld freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea
Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano reacts to President Rodrigo Duterte's statement likening the Magdalo party to ISIS
President Rodrigo Duterte says self-exiled communist leaders Fidel Agcaoili and Luis Jalandoni requested a meeting with him in the Philippines
'I'm putting on notice everybody,' President Rodrigo Duterte says in a speech at a festival in Puerto Princesa City
'I'll give you about towards the end of the year. You have to upgrade your source of energy kasi 'pag hindi, hanap ako ng may pera talaga. 'Yung China nangangati kamay niyan,' President Rodrigo Duterte says in a speech in Puerto Princesa City
Vice President Leni Robredo says government should instead focus on reviewing systems that allow corruption to thrive
'There has been a culture of impunity for a long time, and it is getting worse,' says Australian nun Sister Patricia Fox as she arrives in Melbourne
An executive order prohibits the use of the presidential seal in business cards by persons other than the President
'Kailangan ding magpahinga ng Pangulo,' Special Assistant to the President Bong Go says in a Facebook post
'Insulto 'yon sa napakaraming pamilya na naiwan ng mga napatay dahil sa extrajudicial killings,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
'Hindi kayo mananalo kung kayo ang mali,' says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV who is finally home after spending over 3 weeks in the Senate
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Vice President Leni Robredo 'was not among those specifically named to be part of the conspiracy,' says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque
Former Aquino spokesman Edwin Lacierda refutes the claim, saying 'there is no irregularity' in Voltaire Gazmin's actions in relation to the amnesty granted to Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
Asked if he's targetting Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, President Rodrigo Duterte cites the golden rule: 'Do not do unto others what you do not want others to do unto you'
The Philippines will watch this American saga with bated breath. Here's why.
It is the regular employees, masseurs, boatmen, tricycle drivers, and the like who are suffering immensely
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President Rodrigo Duterte will meet with party leaders again in September, ahead of the filing of certificates of candidacy
Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle says it is painful when the Philippines is criticized abroad, but he finds hope in the ordinary Filipino
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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad joins President Rodrigo Duterte in doing the Philippine leader's trademark fist pump for Senator Manny Pacquiao
President Rodrigo Duterte will watch Manny Pacquiao's boxing match in Kuala Lumpur, and will also meet with Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad
The proposed dialogue will only be fruitful if it convinces President Rodrigo Duterte to stop killings and respect human rights, says Legazpi Bishop Joel Baylon
President Rodrigo Duterte dares Integrated Bar of the Philippines national president Abdiel Fajardo to bring him to the Supreme Court
God did not give us Duterte to be our President. The 16 million voters chose him to be President and he is now President. But God can write straight with crooked lines. Even from something bad, good can come out.
Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles calls for 'a peaceful and charitable spirit' after their long-time mayor, President Rodrigo Duterte, called God stupid
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'President Duterte has crossed the line!' says Bishop Daniel Balais, national chairman of the Christian group Intercessors for the Philippines
'Paano siya magiging Pangulo para sa lahat ng Pilipino kung wala siyang paggalang sa mga mananampalatayang Katoliko?' says Bishop Pablo Virgilio David
The World Council of Churches urges government 'to end the culture of impunity' as around 23,000 people, including Father Richmond Nilo and two other Catholic priests, get killed in the Philippines
The National Democratic Front says in a statement on Thursday, June 21, that it agrees 'to continue peace negotiations and to overcome obstacles and impediments'
Outgoing Norwegian Ambassador Erik Førner pushes for the resumption of peace talks with communist rebels
There are forces competing for our attention, pushing us to believe in thing or another. There is, in fact, a hidden war going on beneath the surface of our lives. It's a war between 'living within the truth' and 'living within the lies.'
We feel deeply sad because it appears that he is being used as a propagandist precisely since he has the reputation of being straight as an arrow
The stand-down agreement was supposed to take effect on June 21 and the formal peace talks would resume on June 28, according to a timeline provided by the National Democratic Front
Over 300 people are rounded up for violation of bans and ordinances on drinking, smoking, and loitering half naked in public
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Morales also confirms that Deputy Ombudsman Cyril Ramos is handling the investigation, the same deputy who terminated the bank probe into President Duterte’s alleged ill-gotten wealth