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'Bomb Rappler office, rape Maria Ressa' – these are just among the comments posted after a Facebook Live broadcast of pro-administration bloggers from Rappler premises on Thursday, February 21
(UPDATED) Solo mothers get an additional 15 days of paid leave, according to the Expanded Maternity Leave Act signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on February 20
The task force, headed by Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu, is given the power to impose penalties on establishments and households that refuse to comply with its orders on sanitation and sewerage
Around 20,000 people attend the Hugpong ng Pagbabago campaign caravan in Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija, organized by the Umali political clan
'The Pope is now calling for a summit to address this particular problem because 4 out of 5, sabi ng Rome, ang pari bakla,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
The now one-year order of President Rodrigo Duterte to ban Rappler from covering his events 'has gone on too long,' says the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines
All Rappler reporters, including provincial correspondents, have been barred from covering the President for an entire year. This sets a worrying precedent that threatens press freedom.
(UPDATED) 'Peter Lim, if I were you, I would commit suicide. Never ever surrender to me alive,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
The measure intends to provide health care for all Filipinos so financial problems will not get in the way of seeking medical attention
'This space for the democratic rights of the people is getting smaller and smaller every time the Court sides with the government in power,' says human rights lawyer Edre Olalia
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‘Never in our history have we seen this kind of killing,’ says Otso Diretso candidate Chel Diokno, who also has a petition before the Supreme Court seeking to declare the bloody campaign against illegal drugs unconstitutional
The Philippine Sports Training Center targets the country's grassroots programs for national teams
The President's daughter says she attended the activities of two political rivals to 'make friends with a lot of people' for her party's senatorial bets
National Youth Commission chief Ronald Cardema asks youth leaders to report 'rebellious anti-government scholars' with supposed links to leftist groups
Detained Senator De Lima is confident that 'the time will come' when people 'will be forced to acknowledge the truth.' Hopefully 'it would not be too late for all of us.'
The new department replaces the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council and the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board
The Mobile Number Portability Act also prohibits telecommunication companies from charging interconnection fees for domestic calls and texts
This means British School Manila will no longer be shut down by the Department of Education
The Department of the Interior and Local Government wants to release the list ahead of the 2019 elections
Asked about a possible showdown with Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte in the 2022 presidential election, Vice President Leni Robredo says she is focused on her current duties
President Rodrigo Duterte vetoes the general tax amnesty provision of Republic Act No. 11213, which would have provided relief to people who failed to pay correct taxes
For now, the presidential daughter urges her supporters to stop calling her the 'next president' as this can make her the target of those eyeing the presidency
President Rodrigo Duterte also argues that the current bill's proposed coconut trust fund may benefit wealthy coconut farmer owners more than smallholder farmers
Issues hounding President Rodrigo Duterte – from his health to accountability for abuses under his administration – are asked of senatorial bets during ABS-CBN's forum
(3rd UPDATE) Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo confirms the Hong Kong trip, adding it was the birthday of President Rodrigo Duterte's partner Honeylet. Their daughter Kitty was also with them.
President Rodrigo Duterte signs a law designed to benefit candidates with smaller budgets, in time for the 2019 elections
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It's back to the drawing board for lawmakers on how the P76-billion coco levy funds will be managed in order to benefit coconut farmers
The law is meant to protect and increase the SSS fund, the source of pension for Filipinos
The law lifts import limits on rice, which opens the doors to more imported rice entering the country – a boon to Filipino consumers, but a bane to rice farmers and the local rice sector as a whole
No, this is not a photo of President Rodrigo Duterte urging voters to reject an opposition candidate
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A photo of Pope Francis meeting Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is manipulated
Cabinet members like Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Finance Secretary Sonny Dominguez attend the concert too, along with their wives
President Rodrigo Duterte says he doesn't know the businessman who filed a case against Maria Ressa, and that her arrest was far from being an attack on press freedom
(UPDATED) ''Pag natalo itong mga kandidato ko, balikan ko kayo,' President Rodrigo Duterte jokingly tells the audience during PDP-Laban's proclamation rally in San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan
Asked why Hugpong ng Pagbabago's senatorial slate is dominated by old names in politics, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte says 'there are no other senators running'
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By ruling this way, the Supreme Court narrows the opportunity to file a quo warranto petition against Duterte
The two pork-tainted ex-senators woo voters in Pampanga on the first day of the 2019 campaign period, alongside presidential daughter Sara Duterte
House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo appears beside presidential daughter Sara Duterte to personally endorse Hugpong ng Pagbabago's Senate slate
Governor Lilia Pineda and her vice governor son host the campaign launch of Sara Duterte's regional party
President Rodrigo Duterte already has a name in mind for the country: Maharlika. This was the name supported by the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.
President Rodrigo Duterte also calls on the Bangsamoro people to put a stop to warlordism, one of the many security challenges facing the southern region
Malacañang says President Rodrigo Duterte's endorsements of Jinggoy Estrada and Imee Marcos won't hurt his supposedly firm stance against corruption
(UPDATED) Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono says Japan is ready to 'expand' support for the Mindanao peace process
The popular President Duterte is supporting multiple slates. His blessing will be more critical to some, than to others.