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The House committee on constitutional amendments also plans to reopen public hearings after the executive branch submitted a new list of proposed changes to the charter
Lawmakers want to create new government departments focused on overseas Filipino workers, water resources, and disaster resilience
The suspected shabu was hidden in 20 individual teabags, which weighed around 20 kilos overall and were placed inside a gray luggage bag
A near majority of Filipinos agree that the removal Vice President Leni Robredo as ICAD co-chief 'is an admission by the administration that its [drug] war is failing,' says the Social Weather Stations
Russia's GRU spy agency launched a 'phishing'' attack in November to access the email of Burisma Holdings employees, California cyber firm Area 1 Security says in a report
For too long Duterte’s war on drugs has hidden behind a veil of fear, lies, and misconceptions. It’s high time for facts and statistics to pierce that veil.
'Hindi namin imbento iyong data. Iyong data, galing sa kanila,' says Vice President Leni Robredo, after law enforcement agencies claimed she got her drug war numbers wrong
The Philippine National Police says Vice President Leni Robredo's computations are 'not even mathematically acceptable.' A statistician says otherwise.
President Rodrigo Duterte refuses to consider Vice President Leni Robredo's suggestions, saying she has no authority to lecture him
HUDCC chief Eduardo del Rosario will head the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development while DOST's Joel Marciano Jr will lead the Philippine Space Agency
From scrapping tokhang to giving more powers to the AMLC to go after drug lords, Vice President Leni Robredo publicizes her drug war recommendations
'She has dismissed and ignored all of our government's accomplishments and efforts for the past 3 years,' says Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency chief Aaron Aquino
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says the Duterte administration will only listen to recommendations of experts who have been involved in the anti-illegal drug campaign 'from the very beginning'
'War versus drugs fails only when you stop fighting. It's a constant battle vs drug dealers, drug dependents, corrupt officials, and cerebrally-challenged critics,' says Senate President Vicente Sotto III
Vice President Leni Robredo says having the PDEA director general chair the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs is one of the ‘failures’ in the drug war
Vice President Leni Robredo gives the Duterte administration a dismal score in the fight against drugs, saying it was only able to seize 1% of the shabu supply in the Philippines
Banned from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and other major global events, Russia argues that majority of its athletes are clean and should not be deprived of the right to compete
Vice President Leni Robredo describes her 18-day stint as co-chief of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs
The Chinese, identified as Zhang Yun Quan, is arrested in a buy-bust operation outside a rented house in Barangay Sienna, Quezon City
Russia has not said the shooting was terror-related
The supervisory board of RUSADA will hold a meeting and is widely expected to announce its formal rejection against WADA's decision
US President Donald Trump's relations with his own intelligence services have never been so fraught, with Trump and the agencies repeatedly clashing
The Vice President reveals a closed-door meeting with the PDEA chief where Aquino supposedly said he needed her in the ICAD because other agencies do not listen to him
Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency chief Aaron Aquino says they are 'crossing their fingers' that they could still deliver President Rodrigo Duterte's promise of eradicating drugs by the end of his term
(UPDATED) Russian athletes will still be allowed to compete at the Olympics next year and the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, but only as neutrals and if they can prove that they were not part of a state-sponsored system of doping
'While most of the 2020 targets will not be achieved, especially those on biodiversity, there is still a chance to meet the longer-term goals and objectives for 2030 and 2050,' the European Environment Agency says
Vice President Leni Robredo says her 3rd report on the anti-drug campaign includes recommendations to improve the government's efforts
The Palace accuses Vice President Leni Robredo of failing to present a new anti-drugs plan, failing to visit communities affected by illegal drugs, and 'baiting' international groups to probe the drug war. Do the claims hold water?
Senator and former national police chief Panfilo Lacson laments Vice President Leni Robredo's removal as ICAD co-chair, but says President Rodrigo Duterte does not need to justify his decision
'Ano bang kinatatakutan ninyo? Ano ba ang kinatatakutan ninyong malaman ko?' Vice President Leni Robredo asks the Duterte administration
'Wala naman tayong nakita na, o wala naman tayong natanggap na mga ulat,' says Philippine National Police spokesman Brigadier General Bernard Banac
Senator Risa Hontiveros calls it 'laughable' that Vice President Leni Robredo got fired from her anti-drug post first, instead of officials who are behind the 'embarrassing handling of the SEA Games'
(UPDATED) Senators say the Duterte administration 'got snared in their own trap' and their plan 'to make [Vice President Leni Robredo] look weak backfired'
(3rd UPDATE) Malacañang says this is 'in response to the taunt and dare' of Vice President Leni Robredo for President Rodrigo Duterte 'to just tell her that he wants her out'
President Rodrigo Duterte's order creating the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs does not specify the extent of its chairperson's powers or access to classified information
The chairperson of the House dangerous drugs committee is the latest official to express doubts about sharing drug intel with the Vice President as ICAD co-chair
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says its inspectors had 'detected natural uranium particles of anthropogenic origin at a location in Iran not declared to the agency'
With Executive Order 95, the Department of Information and Communications Technology Secretary replaces the Department of Science and Technology Secretary as a co-chair of the committee
(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo discloses that she skipped a confidential briefing by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency fearing that President Rodrigo Duterte would use it against her
'Puwede ba 'yong itatalaga mo na hindi mo pinagkakatiwalaan? Medyo magulo ata ‘yon,' says former president Benigno Aquino III
'Ang problema kasi dito, ganito: I cannot trust her not only because...she is with the opposition; I do not trust her because I do not know her,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
'Basta sa akin, whatever I can do now, I will do. Kapag harangan nila, hindi ko na iyon problema,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
(UPDATED) After initially saying Vice President Leni Robredo would be given access to drug war documents, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo now claims this could 'imperil' national security
Vice President Leni Robredo's link to the public can help measure the effectiveness of anti-drug operations, says DILG Secretary Eduardo Año
The latest statement is a departure from President Rodrigo Duterte's previous promise to make Robredo a Cabinet member
'Tingin natin kailangan dapat mas bigyan ng malaking budget iyong DOH para magawa nila iyong dapat nilang gawin,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
President Rodrigo Duterte prohibits Vice President and now Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs co-chair Leni Robredo from aiding foreign investigations against his so-called war on drugs
Vice President Leni Robredo says she is aware that her job as anti-drugs body co-chair is limited to policy-making: 'At the end of the day, it's the President who calls the shots.'
The Vice President questions the actual number of drug users in the country but is not conducting her own survey
Vice President Leni Robredo says it's also important to look into Philippine offshore gaming operators (POGOs) reportedly being used as fronts for money laundering