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The video of a simulated police arrest in Sipocot, Camarines Sur, goes viral two days after the fatal shooting by a cop of retired Army Corporal Winston Ragos
'Crises don't happen in a vacuum and that the issues we're confronting now, from climate to wildlife to public health, are related,' says Beatrice Tulagan of climate movement 350.org
The Bayanihan law that was signed to address the coronavirus directs a multi-pronged government strategy
This attendee 'had no interaction' with President Trump or Vice President Pence and 'never attended the events in the main hall' at the Conservative Political Action Conference near Washington DC, says the organizer
People in the US who owned iPhone 7 models or older will get $25 for each handset, with the amount rising or falling depending on how many people file claims and costs of getting word to them
Action Against Hunger says the 4 victims were among the 6 hostages abducted in northeastern Nigeria in July
‘We refuse to inherit a dying planet and a sunken country. We are demanding climate justice,' says strike coordinator Mitzi Tan
CMFR Executive Director Melinda Quintos de Jesus says it is necessary to 'clear the air' in order for plans on the safety of journalists to be properly implemented
One of the recommendations of Teachers' Dignity Coalition is to ensure that all schools have registered guidance counselors with higher salaries
'I hope people would realize that there is no such thing as Tulfo justice,' tweets one netizen
The Philippine Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists is launched on the eve of the 10th anniversary of the Maguindanao massacre
President Donald Trump moved in 2017 to end the Delayed Action for Childhood Arrivals program
'Hindi naman natin iniintindi 'yung galit nila kasi wala naman silang karapatan, pribilehiyo lang 'yan na inabuso,' says Bureau of Corrections chief Gerald Bantag
'The climate emergency is a race we are losing, but it is a race we can win,' says UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
Rouhani's chief of staff says the next step would be taken 'in the event Iran's demands are not met'
(UPDATED) Police say Master Sergeant Sanwright Lobhoy was blinded by jealousy when he killed Major Emerson Palomares during a heated confrontation
Residents of Santo Domingo town in Albay realize the importance of family and community cooperation during calamities
Health Action for Human Rights instead urges the public to take a ‘rational, holistic, and participatory’ approach in addressing the epidemic
'I wholeheartedly support the principles and values of the Progress Singapore Party,' says a Facebook post of Lee Hsien Yang, estranged brother of the Singapore Prime Minister in support of the opposition
(UPDATED) The planned July 28 meeting is aimed at salvaging the hard-won deal, on life-support since the United States withdrew from it last year and reimposed biting sanctions against Iran
The rights of nature seeks to provide legal rights to the environment and recognize it as a rights-bearing entity
(UPDATED) Iran is on the verge of exceeding one of the limits on stockpiles of nuclear material foreseen under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action
'We will not dance for you, because a dance for a Marcos is a dance for shame,' says the group Progressive Igorot for Social Action, after the neophyte senator said her office needs blessing
Before he died in a PNP SAF training course, Manny Jose Baldonado actively shared photos of him training for his dream to become a commando
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat, 57, will become deputy prime minister from May 1. He will retain his post as finance minister and act as premier in Lee's absence.
Since the Canadian government has not laid out the criteria for the new program, it has raised a lot of uncertainty about who will qualify for it
'We still don’t have permanent resident status on arrival, which is needed to get at the cause of exploitation in our work,' says the Caregivers' Action Centre
(UPDATED) 'We believe in the American dream, not in the socialist nightmare,' says United States President Donald Trump
The Philippine National Police Special Action Force gets 172 women in its first batch of recruitment for 2019, surpassing its previous record in 2014 when they recruited 54 women
The registration is marked by a festive atmosphere, with supporters of dozens of groups waving neon banners and party flags as they enter a stadium in central Bangkok
Tom Cruise will be back in action on July 2021 and August 2022
'It has been 4 years since the tragedy jolted the national police and the entire nation, but the pain brought by this loss has lingers in our hearts,' says PNP chief Oscar Albayalde
The petition, started by Child’s Right Network and the Philippine Action for Youth Offenders, asks Congress to withdraw the bill seen as a threat to children's rights
Analysts say the move by Tan Cheng Bock could represent a challenge to the government's dominance of the political system
Chief Superintendent Amando Empiso spent his early years in service in the Special Action Force
UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa says the winning climate projects are 'activities [that] shine a light on scalable climate action around the world'
'People are demanding climate action from our governments and should be supported for doing so. The Polish government is afraid to see the reality that also they need to act,' says CAN Europe director Wendel Trio
PNP chief Director General Oscar Albayalde also fends off criticism that the order may be prelude to military rule across the country, saying it 'has nothing to do with martial law'
Many Filipinos are no longer able to afford food that would properly nourish themselves and their families, says FIAN Philippines president and National Food Coalition convener Aurea Teves
Climate action is far more than just disaster resilience
The Action for Economic Reforms says Senator Sonny Angara can pass on the Trabaho bill to other lawmakers if he fears the measure will hurt his reelection bid
The bill is among those put forward by the government in recent months in a bid to meet demands by the international Financial Action Task Force
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world
The court finds the former army general Jovito Palparan, who was nicknamed 'berdugo' (The Butcher), guilty of kidnapping and illegal detention of UP students Karen Empeno and Sherlyn Cadapan
'This government must recognize that there is a food crisis largely because of the lack of leadership in food, agriculture, and fisheries governance,' says Hazel Tanchuling of Rice Watch and Action Network
The shift would involve change in 5 key areas: the development of clean energy systems, improved urban planning, a shift towards more sustainable agriculture, smart water management and decarbonising industry.
Morena, which President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador founded just 4 years ago, and its coalition allies will have 307 of the 500 seats in the lower house and 69 of the 128 seats in the Senate
To date, the Philippines has no comprehensive law directly addressing food insecurity and hunger. Where is the Zero Hunger Bill?
Father Rex Paul Arjona, executive director of the Diocese of Legazpi's Social Action Center, hits 'how Albayanos have been manipulated... to railroad federalism'