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
Archbishop Socrates Villegas also slams proposals to extend the terms of government leaders as the Philippines shifts to a federal form of government
'There will be no suspension of elections, and there will be no term extension, especially for me,' President Rodrigo Duterte tells MindaNews
President Rodrigo Duterte expresses his wish for Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez at the 60th birthday bash of his good friend and ally
'If we will not fix our policies and the mechanisms of addressing the issue of poverty, it will remain to be a big problem,' says National Anti-Poverty Commission Lead Convenor Liza Maza
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Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says President Rodrigo Duterte's decision to fire more public officials reflects his intent to fight corruption in government
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Presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo says the response to lawyer Oliver Lozano regarding a draft document on the matter is only a matter of courtesy
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III says imposing a total ban on firecrackers would require the government to provide alternative sources of livelihood to vendors who would lose their jobs
United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial killings Agnes Callamard defends fellow experts Victoria Tauli-Corpuz and Cecilia Jimenez-Damary
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says it would have been 'foolhardy' for any political candidate not to use the popular social networking site as a campaign tool
'Even in death, he imparted upon us his aspirations for a nation that is free from the scourge of injustice, tyranny and suffering,' says President Rodrigo Duterte on the 121st death anniversary of national hero Dr Jose Rizal
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The CPP says Filipinos are suffering under the Duterte administration's 'fascist tyranny, all-out economic liberalization, and bureaucratic corruption'
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Paolo Duterte sends his resignation letter to Malacañang via courier
(UPDATED) 'The appointment of Nicanor Faeldon to another position puts a big question mark in the government's seriousness in fighting corruption,' says Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte vows to fast-track rehabilitation in Vinta-hit areas, but are the funds for handling disasters in 2017 enough?
Duterte nudges Congress to enact a new Immigration Law in 2018 to address low salary brackets of employees
President Rodrigo Duterte condoles with families of victims of the NCCC Mall fire in Davao, but acknowledges that no amount of words would give them comfort
(UPDATED) Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio says her brother will go 'back to private life and spend time with his children'
President Rodrigo Duterte, the mayor of Davao City for two decades, is seen crying as he comforts the mall fire victims' relatives
(UPDATED) The Communist Party of the Philippines matches the dates of the broken ceasefire declared by the government, but the hours differ a little
The Associated Labor Union-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines says 15.6 million informal workers will be affected by the newly-signed Train law
The amendments heed the advice of the Supreme Court ruling which also says there is no need to set her free meanwhile
Official data shows that 3,993 people were killed in police operations, yet the Duterte administration refuses to tag them as extrajudicial killings. Human rights organizations say the world will not be fooled.
How Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales have stood up to the President
Efren Peñaflorida is the man hailed CNN Hero of the Year in 2009 for his efforts to educate kids in Metro Manila's slums
There are an estimated 1.3 million contractual employees nationwide
(UPDATED) 'We performed our mandate to the best of our abilities, with integrity and competence, despite the heavy burden of undertaking genuine reform,' says Presidential Commission on the Urban Poor chair Terry Ridon
Funeral homes that wish to extend services in cases that involve killings need to be accredited by the Philippine National Police. Sometimes being 'favored' carries extra costs.
President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs has left thousands of casualties in its wake. But families of victims can barely afford to bury their dead because of high funeral costs.
The urban poor group cites President Rodrigo Duterte's anti-poor policies and his failed promises to resolve homelessness, job insecurity, contractualization, and rising prices of basic goods
Some 60 returning OFWs waited for the President for over two hours, but it was worth their time as they were each handed gifts by Mr. Duterte
(UPDATED) The recommendation is based on two things: security and rehabilitation
Barug Katungod Mindanao and Karapatan stage a rally in front of the Department of National Defense to protest against Martial Law in Mindanao
Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno questions the regularity of police raids during ungodly hours
The EU is not, as many Filipinos think, a monolithic body that knows nothing but to criticize President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs
Presidential Communications Operations Office celebrates the first year of implementation of the Freedom of Executive Order and looks into reviewing the list of exceptions to data that can be requested come 2018
Sereno says she 'shares the President’s expressed desire for greater transparency in government'
Newly-appointed Associate Justices Andres Reyes Jr and Alexander Gesmundo join the majority and vote to affirm the decision
Their rationale for this move: the country needs to start anew, given a so-called 'failed system' that can only be cured by 'extraordinary measures'
Led by actress Vivian Velez, a crowd reads a declaration enumerating 7 reforms that supposedly can only be achieved if President Duterte exercises revolutionary powers
For three months in 2017, the Payatas village hall and the police station demanded the profiling and drug testing of residents they believed were drug personalities. Every household that refused was marked red.
Rallies supporting President Rodrigo Duterte's proposed revolutionary government will be held on Thursday, November 30, 19 cities and towns, mostly areas where Duterte won in the 2016 presidential election
Here are highlights of the second day of Supreme Court oral arguments on the constitutionality of Oplan Tokhang in the government's war on drugs