The inability to act today would mean irreparable damage to the lives of millions of Asians living in extremely climate-vulnerable regions
Making planning work means putting the people at the heart and center of what we all want to achieve. Plans without ownership are also plans that are useless.
In his first official appearance as social welfare secretary, Bautista fends off criticism of 'growing militarization' in government
The United States, Israel and Australia are the only 3 countries to oppose the measure in the 193-nation assembly
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno says non-infrastructure projects will be the first in line to be reviewed for postponement
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says they revised the economic outlook to reflect the 'very different world' we are living in now
Francisco Domagoso, more known as Isko Moreno, has handed resignation
Extracurricular activities give students more reasons to keep attending school beyond classes and tests, says an expert
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon says President Duterte may instead consider a civilian career official with extensive experience in social welfare for the job
From guarding the President to commanding the Philippine Army, retiring Lieutenant General Rolando Bautista continues to hold key positions in the Duterte administration
(UPDATED) But the President previously said he offered the post of National Food Authority administrator to Bautista
DSWD Secretary Viginia Orogo says this approach 'has never resulted in lower crime rates based on the Philippine experience, and other countries'
Only 1 of 10 Filipinos aged 18 years and above borrows books from libraries, according to the 2017 National Book Development Board readership survey
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III hopes to treat at least 2.5 million Filipinos with tuberculosis by 2020, but advocates say that the country's response to the disease is still lacking
9 out of 10 Filipino kids spend over 13 hours per month reading 'non-school' books, says a National Book Development Board 2017 readership survey
The UN Conference on Trade and Development warns of 'economic storm clouds gathering,' with tepid growth being fueled by skyrocketing debt
The Asian Development Bank says it revised its outlook due to the weak agriculture sector, high inflation, and continued global monetary tightening
Rappler sits down with UNDP's Andrew Parker and statistician Dr Jose Ramon Albert
The Department of Budget and Management says it increased the Quick Response Fund of the Department of Social Welfare and Development
The Philippine Institute for Development Studies' report lays out the landscape of jobs in the Philippines as automation threatens to displace workers
Affected families are staying in 5 evacuation centers as rescue and retrieval operations continue
Cancers, heart and blood-vessel disease, diabetes, and chronic respiratory disease have combined to kill 12.5 million people aged 30 to 70 worldwide in 2016
On top of the millions in penalties, auditors doubt that the 17 projects will be completed within the loan period
But House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya says the realigned P51.792 billion would be itemized so it would not become a version of the illegal pork barrel
The Philippines is poised to join the ranks of upper-middle income countries China, Thailand, and Malaysia, says Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia
The Metro Manila Council and MMDA enforced new traffic policies regulating provincial buses and driver-only cars in EDSA. Are these working?
These teams will help manage evacuation centers in areas most affected by Ompong (Mangkhut)
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council activates clusters responsible for ensuring crucial assistance is provided to typhoon-hit areas
The proposal to rehabilitate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport is now up for the approval of the National Economic and Development Authority Board
The Department of Social Welfare and Development prepositions food and other supplies for families who would be affected by Ompong (Mangkhut)
Deadline for submission of entries has been extended until September 30, 2018. Rappler is a media partner for the 'Building An Inclusive Future' contest.
Some P872 million in standby funds are also available
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There are rumors that the August 2018 inflation rate was at 6.6% and not 6.4%
'If we do not implement [higher] tax at this time, by the time President Duterte steps down, we will actually have one million new smokers,' says Dr Ulysses Dorotheo of the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance
The Department of Social Welfare and Development says P177,000 was given to those affected by the first blast, while P68,000 will be given to those affected by the second blast
The former transportation undersecretary for railways has been appointed as a board member of the Bases Conversion and Development Authority
The Philippine Center for Islam and Democracy's Amina Rasul Bernardo calls on the government to prioritize illiteracy and the lack of infrastructure in Mindanao
All messages sent to the Department of Social Welfare and Development's old text hotlines will no longer be received
2018 Ramon Magsaysay awardee Vo Thi Hoang Yen, a survivor of childhood polio, wants employers to see what persons with disabilities can do if given the opportunity
33-year-old dump truck driver Reden Garcia shoots 27-year-old site engineer Joylin Liyaban and injures another driver, Cleto Macklinic, with a gunshot to the left arm
China does not push its partners to strengthen environmental protections. For this reason, trading intensively with China is especially likely to generate high levels of pollution in developing countries.
The National Economic Development Authority proposes that the shift to federalism should be carried out in 5 phases spanning 15 years
Senator Francis Escudero asks the Senate blue ribbon committee to probe the alleged questionable $1.5-billion casino deal
President Duterte is angry over the draft contract on the NayonLanding casino resort. Was he aware of final contract details when he moved to scrap the project?
Road safety advocate Vince Lazatin and friends Debbie Rodrigo and Dayo Montalbo drive along EDSA and talk about the controversial ban. What is this new scheme all about, and will it work?
Select residents of the National Capital Region, Calabarzon and Cordillera Administrative Region will be the first to get their hands on the national ID
All buses – city or provincial – will be exempted from the number coding scheme if participation in the driver-only car ban reaches at least 50%
(UPDATED) State auditors say the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority failed to verify the identities of 580 scholars supposedly enrolled at the AMA Computer College’s Manila campus and the Technivoc Institute Corporation