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Barangay officials cry for help in providing relief packs and dealing with confusing messages and guidelines from the administration
Paano mararamdaman ng mamamayan ang pondong inilaan ng gobyerno?
President Rodrigo Duterte says the move will be his last resort if the government runs out of money to pay off loans and fund programs to respond to the coronavirus outbreak
The program for soldiers and police wounded or killed in action includes financial, social welfare, health, shelter, and employment assistance
Even after the first coronavirus death outside China was recorded in the Philippines, the President downplayed the issue and said 'it will just die a natural death'
'Nearly 4 years into his term – and right in the middle of the country’s worst public health and economic crises in years – Duterte seems to be appreciating the intricacies of public finance just now'
The 'enhanced community quarantine' for Luzon will be until April 30 instead of April 12, but Malacañang says President Rodrigo Duterte will have the discretion to 'relax' its implementation in some areas
It's a choice between a deadly increase in coronavirus cases and needing to restart the economy whose downtime has left thousands jobless and hungry
'Magnakaw ka, manghiram ka, wala akong pakialam. Produce mo 'yung pera,' President Rodrigo Duterte tells Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III
'Tingnan natin,' President Rodrigo Duterte says less than a week before the Luzon lockdown is supposed to end on April 12
The shooting of Junie Dungog Piñar is the first incident after President Duterte gave a shoot-to-kill order against civilians who disobey quarantine rules
President Duterte's special powers under the Bayanihan Law have begun to be exercised
(UPDATED) 'They are often overlooked. They pay the most taxes. They keep our economy alive,' Cavite Governor Jonvic Remulla says in a letter to President Rodrigo Duterte
IBON Foundation's Sonny Africa says the government has at least P975 billion of infrastructure projects for 2020, and a quarter of those may be discontinued to fund the pandemic response
Totoong may 'failure of execution' pero bago 'yan ay may 'failure of comprehension' din
It seems that the quarantine emphasizes disciplining the hardheaded and the unruly more than confining of the virus
The President will give his one-month salary while many Cabinet members pledge a 75% pay cut, says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo
Despite lacking a coherent pandemic strategy, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is tightening his grip
Vice President Leni Robredo says the NBI going after Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto and President Rodrigo Duterte's rants vs lawyer Chel Diokno send the wrong message to the public
Vice President Leni Robredo says President Rodrigo Duterte should not be tolerating individuals sowing division within government during the COVID-19 pandemic
President Rodrigo Duterte wants the Philippine Navy to run the planned hospital yacht
(UPDATED) The President unleashes tirades against Chel Diokno several times in a late-night address, and even pokes fun at his appearance. The human rights lawyer urges him to focus on the needs of the people at this time.
'Wala akong pakialam sa operasyon ng NBI, kung ano gusto nila,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
'As of this moment, he's no longer connected with government,' the President says of PACC Commissioner Manuelito Luna, who pushed for a probe into the Vice President's fundraising efforts to address the coronavirus outbreak
The statement did not come from the Davao City mayor nor did it reflect her views about federalism and the national government's response to the coronavirus crisis
'I always take the President seriously but not always literally,' says Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano on President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial shoot to kill order
The actions being taken by the government to suppress dissenters are unconstitutional
Human rights group says President Rodrigo Duterte's statement may lead to more abuses as Luzon remains in lockdown in the face of the novel coronavirus outbreak
(UPDATED) Mayor Sara Duterte makes the decision as the city's coronavirus cases rose to 49 on Wednesday, April 2, from only two a week earlier
Saan nagkukulang ang Duterte administration sa paglaban sa novel coronavirus sa Pilipinas?
'The deaths of health workers due to inadequate supplies of PPEs are national tragedies to be mourned, not patriotic sacrifices to be celebrated'
This comes after the President addressed the nation after Filipinos protested against lack of resources
Today we’re enduring two types of crises: one in public health, another in governance
April 1 in the Philippines was no laughing matter – and the country’s biggest stars from the entertainment industry made sure their presence was felt amid the rage, too
Let’s look at some of the challenges that this pandemic is forcing us to face and which are changing our world in incremental ways
'I will not hesitate. My orders are sa pulis pati military...na pagka ginulo at nagkaroon ng okasyon na lumaban at ang buhay ninyo ay nalagay sa alanganin, shoot them dead,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
President Rodrigo Duterte's pre-recorded address, which was supposed to air at 4 pm, is broadcast 7 hours past the original schedule
(UPDATED) Mandatory reports are supposed to be submitted to Congress every Monday but the first report is received by senators on Tuesday at 12:40 am
The country's celebrities express disappointment after President Rodrigo Duterte's address to the nation airs hours later than promised and is devoid of any real detail
'It would be an honor to die for your country, I assure you,' says President Duterte of medical personnel who are now part of the mounting coronavirus death toll. Netizens say they died because of lack of government preparation.
President Rodrigo Duterte says he has delegated much of his special powers to his Cabinet, but ‘reserves strictly to himself’ the authority to take charge of private establishments
The President tells all officials tasked to distribute food, relief goods, and money to do so 'to a tee,' saying he will not overlook errors committed
On Monday, March 30, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug talks to professor Dan Gatmaytan to discuss the issues surrounding the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act of 2020
In the 2nd and final part of the 'War on the Law' podcast, we take a look at the evolving definition of warrantless arrests under the Department of Justice
DOH, DOT, DOTr, and OCD are tasked to create the inventory and present this to the President
This President does seem to possess the Midas touch – in reverse
Blind items accusing the President's grandson of cutting the line at a Davao City grocery store surface on social media. Omar is Paolo's son with former wife, Lovelie Sangkola.
(UPDATED) The National Action Plan is considered the government's overall strategy in dealing with the coronavirus outbreak and its aftermath