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The police practice of pressuring media practitioners to sign anti-drug operation reports as witnesses puts them in physical danger and in conflict-of-interest situations. #PHnews
'Ang pagpigil muli sa maagang pangangampanya ay kailangan para maging mas patas ang pagtakbo,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has alerted Twitter to the accounts, which are removed in late September and early October
The Liberal Party-led senatorial slate should make sure volunteer sign-ups and social media endorsements will translate to votes
Vice President Leni Robredo says in the first 24 hours of their announcement, ‘more than a thousand’ signed up for their ‘people’s campaign’
The bill will attempt to supersede a 2009 Supreme Court ruling that decriminalized the provision in the Omnibus Election Code
That’s the person you need to mount campaign events that everyone – the crowd, the journalists, and larger public – will remember.
The row shines a light on an issue that has become pressing in democracies: the organized abuse of social media to sway public opinion in countries
The prohibitions are not absolute.... The consistent trend of the Supreme Court is to uphold free speech and expression over any form of election regulation.
Senate President Vicente Sotto III says Duterte simply meant the government’s anti-drug campaign may have been used by other parties to carry out other agenda
The University of Oxford, in a report from July titled, 'Challenging Truth and Trust: A Global Inventory of Organized Social Media Manipulation,' aimed to inform about the further growth of misinformation and manipulation campaigns
George Papadopoulos is the second person jailed amid the 16-month investigation into alleged Russian collusion during the 2016 elections
The first drug rehabilitation center of Bacolod will also cater to drug dependents from other localities
'In general the Comelec supports any move to curtail premature campaigning,' says Commission on Elections Spokesman James Jimenez
'Nobody knows where it is, but when you find it, it's amazing. Vilnius, the G-spot of Europe,' says the advertisement
The President's daughter thinks the controversial PCOO official must 'fix' her manner of promoting federalism
Ano’ng opinyon ng ‘ekspeperto’ sa Palasyo tungkol sa Train Law, national ID, at ‘pepederalismo’?
Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson is still 'welcome' to help promote federalism, says Communications Secretary Martin Andanar
Defense chief Delfin Lorenzana makes the announcement 5 days after the Basilan car blast that killed 10
The Batasan Police Station registers the most number of violators apprehended from 5 am Friday, August 3, to 5 am Saturday, August 4
As of July 29, 2018, the Philippine National Police has apprehended in Metro Manila alone 78,359 'tambays' or loiterers violating city ordinances and laws
The #BabaeAko movement is organizing a protest on the day of President Rodrigo Duterte's third State of the Nation Address, calling the activity the 'Anti-Misogyny Activists sa SONA', or #AMaSONA.
Which tambay crimes are we supposed to be worrying about, anyway? Who or what type of tambays is President Duterte referring to?
Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili, the man behind the 'Flores de Pusher' campaign, considered Davao City as his model in fighting crime
The blog post did not present current statistic but rather an opinion video of a politics professor discussing the 'anti-tambay' police operations
Join us as we make sense of these stories: The rising number of homicide cases under Duterte, the new crackdown on 'tambays,' Duterte's threats vs the Catholic Church, stories of survivors of sexual violence against children, and the President's second year in office
Sick of endemic corruption and horrific violence fueled by the country's powerful drug cartels, many Mexicans are keen for any alternative to the two parties that have governed for nearly a century
President Rodrigo Duterte says orders against loiterers are necessary due to persistent public safety fears indicated in a Social Weather Stations survey
'The police are again demonstrating their preference for wielding fear, intimidation, and arbitrary arrest to target vulnerable communities rather than respect for the rule of law,' says Phelim Kine of Human Rights Watch
President Rodrigo Duterte says he'll rethink his order only if the Supreme Court rules it is illegal
(UPDATED) The progressive legislators also want to investigate the death of Genesis Argoncillo, a 25-year-old nabbed by the police in its anti-tambay operations and who later died in prison
Sociologist Jayeel Cornelio says some Christians see President Rodrigo Duterte as a God-sent figure to bring justice to the Philippines – even if this means deaths
Ateneo psychology professor Regina Hechanova says the stigma erodes law enforcement and rehabilitation programs
Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV files the resolution days after the death of 25-year-old Genesis 'Tisoy' Argoncillo at the hands of Quezon City police
Leave this task to the mayors, Mr President. You have bigger problems on your big plate.
To defend his order against loiterers, the President cites parens patriae, the power of the state to act as parents of individuals needing protecting
But police say roughly 3,000 have been arrested for loitering while violating ordinances on curfews, public smoking, public nudity, and drinking in the streets
Norman King is reportedly the first in his tribe to get a degree from the state-run University of the Philippines
Watch the evening newscast with Acor Arceo
Here is an explainer on the Duterte government's new anti-criminality thrust: going after 'tambays' or people who stand idly and loiter in public places
Matt Dimaranan, who was part of the group detained in Makati City, remembers a policeman saying, 'Basta sinabi ng Pangulo, batas 'yun'
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says President Rodrigo Duterte merely wants heightened police visibility and implementation of local ordinances
The proposed fund is designed to empower small political parties that lack resources to go up against more powerful, dominant ones
Watch the midday newscast with Mara Cepeda
'Women are a force to contend with and Duterte should be careful lest he bear the brunt of their force unleashed,' says Joms Salvador of Gabriela
The President says he would arm barangay leaders serious about fighting drugs and would 'intervene' if cases are filed against them over deaths
On Independence Day, #Flowers4Lolas reiterate demands for the reinstallation of the statue that 'gives a face to victims of war and militarization' and for the Philippine government 'to uphold the truth in our history'
IMMAP's Margot Torres bested 7 other finalists and was the only Filipino in the category's shortlist
'What matters is that here and now, we take a stand against presidential misogyny, act consistently against a government that condones abuse, and unite on the truth that we will not, cannot stand for violence – not just against women, but against all Filipinos,' says Enough, a movement launched on Facebook
'This gentle marine mammal living the simplest of lives is one of the best caretakers of our seagrass habitats and the animals that live in them,' says dugong conversationist Dr Teri Aquino