'As we had previously said, we are opposed to war – as we should be. But if threatened by the use of force, we should be ready to inflict, at the very least, a bloody nose on any attacker who is out to harm us.'
Using the hashtag #BabaeAko, Filipino women are taking to social media to fight President Rodrigo Duterte's sexist and misogynistic behavior
A P10 million cash prize awaits the overall champion of the nationwide multi-sport event
Chief Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza fetches the two policewomen in Jolo and accompanies them to Davao City to meet the President
President Rodrigo Duterte says he hopes Muslims will 'continue to do good deeds for the poor and the marginalized members of society' as Ramadan begins
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(4th UPDATE) Special Assistant to the President Bong Go said he and President Duterte's son, Sebastian Duterte, will represent the Philippine leader instead
(3RD UPDATE) President Rodrigo Duterte advises Justice Assistant Secretary Moslemen Macarambon Sr and Public Works Assistant Secretary Tingagun Ampaso Umpa to resign 'or face termination for corruption'
Labor group Sentro raises questions on the sustainability of the State Insurance Fund after President Rodrigo Duterte signed an executive order raising pension benefits of disabled workers
As long as the conditions required by President Rodrigo Duterte is met, he is open to lifting the ban
‘Can I redeem myself in the eyes of the public if there will always be rumors about me compromising?’ says ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
The statement comes in the wake of a controversial Supreme Court vote to remove Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, an appointee of former President Benigno Aquino III whom Duterte called his 'enemy'
BIMP-EAGA includes Brunei, Indonesia, and Malaysia, and the travel tax exemption aims to 'accelerate economic development in Mindanao and Palawan'
The Boracay Inter-agency Task Force is ordered to formulate 'an action plan towards the sustainable tourism development of Boracay'
Boracay Water says some of the used water in the Balabag facility will be transmitted to Manoc-Manoc for treatment to 'maximize the combined capacity of both treatment plants'
Virginia Nazarrea Orogo is named to the Department of Social Welfare and Development and Eliseo Mijares Rio Jr to the Department of Information and Communications Technology
The Bedan lawyer also represented former first gentleman Mike Arroyo
The claim was sourced from a presidential media briefing which refers to Davao Region, and not Davao City
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte also appoints Tony Lambino as assistant secretary of the Department of Finance
A list shows 5 docketed cases against Paolo Duterte, including one for ill-gotten wealth
PhilHealth interim president Celestina Ma Jude de la Serna also addresses concerns about her accommodations, saying she 'settled for modest accommodations in keeping with the President's call for austerity and prudence'
Malacañang says according to President Rodrigo Duterte, he 'will be bound by the findings' of these 3 experts – all Asians, no Westerners – on whether Dengvaxia 'caused deaths'
Malacañang says President Rodrigo Duterte will send off 50 scientists who will conduct research in Benham Rise, renamed as Philippine Rise
Newly appointed Special Envoy to Kuwait Abdullah Mamao, a San Beda law graduate, is the presidential adviser on overseas Filipino workers
(UPDATED) This comes following a report that President Rodrigo Duterte fired Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo after a Cabinet meeting on May 7
How will President Rodrigo Duterte's pivot to China change the long-standing alliance between the Philippine and US militaries? It's an important geopolitical issue that impacts the security landscape.
'Not since the Japanese invasion of World War II has the Philippines been exposed to such a real and physical threat to its territorial integrity and national sovereignty,' says Senator Leila de Lima
What President Duterte signed on May 1, Labor day was an EO against illegal contractulization, not an order banning all forms of contractualization
The Swiss Challenge may be scheduled next week, where other companies may 'challenge' the project design of a Chinese-led consortium. The P17.2-billion contract will be awarded by May 31, based on the government timeline.
Join us as we make sense of these stories and what they mean for the public: Boracay's 6-month closure, diplomatic crisis with Kuwait, corruption in the PNP-SAF, disinformation and propaganda in the Philippines
Latest data from the Philippine Statistics Authority shows that 145,000 more Filipinos were unemployed in 2017 at 2,185,000
'Tiyaga-tiyaga pa rin talaga,' says Michelle, one of the 36,000 workers affected by President Rodrigo Duterte's order to close Boracay for 6 months
'I do not interfere in the work of the Cabinet members,' says President Rodrigo Duterte, adding that he does 'not just revoke recommendations'
'My job is to fill our warehouse, our inventory,' says President Rodrigo Duterte, maintaining that the Philippines will ease its rice importation rules
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte also wants the ban on the deployment of overseas Filipino workers to Kuwait to 'stay permanently'
In a speech before the Filipino community in Singapore, the President also thanks the Kuwaiti government for the 'generosity in the past years'
'President Xi is a friend. We'll share with you,' says Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on his planned joint exploration with China
''Yung pagkain ko ng dalawang beses sa isang araw, isa na lang para makatipid,' according to a cook in Boracay, who also says it would allow him to save money for his children's education
Will it end up like his promise to ride a jet ski to the Spratlys?
'Of course everyone is relieved because we were all looking at the prospects of a nuclear encounter in our backyard,' says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says this is 'a position that he personally crafted,' and that 'shows really his experience in governance'
President Rodrigo Duterte and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hold a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit in Singapore
Journalist Patricia Evangelista and photographer Carlo Gabuco are lauded for their investigations into police killings published under Rappler's Impunity Series
Interior Assistant Secretary Epimaco Densing III says that at least 10 local government officials are responsible for the neglect of the island
The 2018 World Press Freedom Index, released by Reporters Without Borders, shows the Philippines dropping by 6 spots under President Rodrigo Duterte
Watch our video of the last few minutes before the world-famous island of Boracay is closed starting Thursday, April 26
Boracay's shores are teeming with green algae but tourists don't seem to bother
Some restaurants offer as low as 50% off on their menu, just so they use up their remaining supplies
Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III says the ruling party will consider even poor performers in surveys on possible senatorial aspirants
(UPDATED) 'Inuubos na lang namin ang nasa stock kasi sayang. Sinusulit na lang namin ang puwedeng kitain habang 'di pa nagsasara sa turista,' a restaurant owner says on the eve of Boracay's 6-month shutdown