US policies - updates

Rappler's latest stories on US policies


Duterte calls for creation of Department of Disaster Management

Jul 23, 2018 - 7:45 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte also calls on Congress to pass the proposed National Land Use Act, which has been pending for two decades

Trump orders halt to family separations

Jun 21, 2018 - 7:46 AM

(UPDATED) Despite the order, reports say there is no plan in place to reunite the thousands of children already separated from their families

SIGNED. US President Donald Trump, accompanied by Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen (L) and US Vice President Mike Pence (R), signs an executive order that will end the practice of separating family members who are apprehended while illegally entering the United States on June 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. The order would detain parents and children together. Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images/AFP

How to make the US-Vietnam relationship great again

May 24, 2016 - 10:14 AM

As President Barack Obama visits Vietnam some unfinished business remains This includes Vietnam s failing human rights record and incomplete transition to a true market economy

US-VIETNAM TIES. US President Barack Obama (L) and his Vietnamese counterpart Tran Dai Quang review an honour guard during a welcoming ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on May 23, 2016. Photo by Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP

#ObamaInPH: How do Fil-Ams rate Barack Obama?

Apr 28, 2014 - 10:14 AM

Before Obama arrives in Manila at 11 am Manila time Rappler will speak to members of the Filipino American community on issues that matter to Fil Ams the most

Balikbayan Hangout on Obama

NTC summons Globe on data caps, eyes new fair use rules

Feb 08, 2014 - 11:17 AM

The National Telecommuncations Commission is looking into new rules for data caps in the Philippines and is asking Globe why people are complaining

DATA CAPS. The NTC is trying to get more info on data caps following increasing complaints

Kite-flying for National Land Use Act

May 22, 2013 - 3:21 PM

“We Need Space” is the concept used by CLUP Now advocates in calling for the immediate passage of the National Land Use and Management Act

Aquino certifies National Land Use Act as urgent

Feb 02, 2013 - 2:53 PM

The urgent stamp will allow senators to fast track the bill which languished in Congress for almost two decades

Image of President Benigno Aquino III courtesy fo the Malacañang Photo Bureau.

Globe mulls ending 'unli' data offerings

Feb 17, 2012 - 11:05 AM

Globe foresees capping unlimited data offerings in favor of bundled plans that combine text internet and voice