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Sereno and the opposition, Trump-Kim summit, PH weather | Midday wRap

Jun 13, 2018 - 12:37 PM

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Highlights: Araw ng Kalayaan 2018

Jun 12, 2018 - 11:24 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte gets heckled as a 'traitor' in the first Independence Day rites he has ever graced, and most protest actions, statements, even online memes tackle his soft, almost subservient, approach toward China

THE PHILIPPINE FLAG. Workers of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines assist in fixing the national flag during the 120th Independence Day celebration at Rizal Park in Manila on June 12, 2018. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

With Sereno for charm offensive, opposition projects strong front

Jun 12, 2018 - 9:46 PM

The ousted chief justice calls on Tindig Pilipinas to join with other forces, but Senator Hontiveros says they still have a fundamental difference with the Left

TINDIG PILIPINAS. Former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno delivers the key address of the biggest general assembly yet of Tindig Pilipinas, a coalition of opposition groups. Photo by Rappler

With China in West PH Sea, lawmakers say Independence Day 'devoid of spirit'

Jun 12, 2018 - 8:56 AM

(3rd UPDATE) Opposition lawmakers say the country is not truly given the government's failure to assert the country's rights against China in the West Philippine Sea

FREEDOM. Boy Scouts of the Philippines wave Philippine flaglets with full of gladness in celebration of Independence Day in 2017.  File photo by SM City Tarlac

Traffic advisory for Independence Day 2018

Jun 11, 2018 - 6:39 PM

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Bank schedules for June 12, Araw ng Kalayaan

Jun 11, 2018 - 5:25 PM

Bookmark this page for the operating hours of banks on Independence Day, a holiday

FULL TEXT: 'Ang kalayaan ay patuloy na ipinaglalaban at inaalagaan'

Jun 12, 2017 - 8:14 PM

Senator Panfilo Lacson a Caviteño leads the celebration in Kawit Cavite where Philippine independence was declared 119 years ago on June 12 1898

INDEPENDENCE DAY 2017. Senator Panfilo Lacson was the guest speaker during the 119th independence day celebration in Kawit, Cavite. Photo from Senator Lacson's office

Senate minority to Congress, SC: Preserve independence, democracy

Jun 12, 2017 - 9:28 AM

The Senate minority bloc also urges the public to fight for democracy amid the proliferation of fake news

DEMOCRACY. Minority senators urge the Supreme Court and Congress to preserve its independence.

INFOGRAPHIC: PH Independence Day 2016 activities, services

Jun 11, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Check out the free activities and government services on Sunday June 12 as Filipinos commemorate Independence Day

Araw ng Kalayaan o Kataksilan?

Jun 12, 2015 - 6:27 PM

May magkakasalungat na elemento sa ginawa ni Emilio Aguinaldo sa Kawit Cavite – nagdeklara ng kalayaan pero kasabay nito y idinedeklara rinang Filipinas bilang protectorate ng United States

June 12: A chance for Luneta photographers to make ends meet

Jun 12, 2014 - 4:15 PM

Most offices halt operations and let their employees commemorate Independence Day but for others it is just another chance to earn more

RAIN OR SHINE. The rain is no big deal for people like Myra who supports her family.

What frees the Filipino? Netizens share their answers

Jun 12, 2014 - 1:52 PM

What frees you from the things that hold you back?

Independence Day in photos

Jun 12, 2012 - 8:27 PM

How did the Philippines mark Independence Day 2012?

Google doodle marks Philippine independence day

Jun 12, 2012 - 8:54 AM

Google s logo is changed to commemorate the Philippines 114th independence day

The Google Doodle commemorating the Philippines' Independence Day on the homepage of Google.com.

PNoy: Impeachment boosts democracy

Jun 12, 2012 - 8:00 AM

Dismissed chief justice Renato Corona s conviction upholds the Constitution which is a hallmark of Philippine independence the President says