(UPDATED) Opposition lawmakers say it was obvious the House committee on justice already wanted to dismiss the impeachment complaints against the Supreme Court justices
'In my humble view, the ideal approach is for China to think of itself as the Big Uncle to many nephews in the family,' says Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
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The investors raise concerns in a meeting with House officials and the Department of Finance to tackle the tax reforms under the Trabaho bill
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya says President Rodrigo Duterte helped create 'clear lines of communication' between the executive and lawmakers over the 2019 budget impasse
'Corruption in the BIR is embedded in the system,' says tax expert Mon Abrea
Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo welcomes the foundation's members back to the Batasang Pambansa after her predecessor ordered the group to leave their office last year
Deputy Speaker Fredenil Castro says Senator Panfilo Lacson's warning against the possible return of pork barrel is just 'speculative'
(2ND UPDATE) Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo files the resolution on Tuesday, August 7, calling for a Constituent Assembly but specifying that the House and the Senate would vote separately
Walk down memory lane with Leloy Claudio and Barry Gutierrez on the rise and fall – and rise – of GMA
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The presidential daughter congratulates new Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo a day after the House coup some say she helped bring about
'He is no longer Speaker,' says the camp of new House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo about Davao del Norte 1st District Representative Pantaleon Alvarez's presence in President Rodrigo Duterte's pre-SONA holding room
The new House Speaker's 'first challenge' is to pass the 2019 national budget on time, says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque
Gabriela Representatives Emmi de Jesus and Arlene Brosas said they will not support Arroyo, adding, 'Filipino women do not tolerate corrupt people in power, even if it is a ‘She''
It may just be SONA 2018's biggest plot twist, netizens say
Several sources tell Rappler several lawmakers met over the weekend to secure numbers to oust Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez
Rodrigo Duterte and Gloria Arroyo have similar tendencies on key policy issues, but experts say Duterte has pushed his powers to the 'brink of authoritarianism'
(3rd UPDATE) Cesar Montano's most trusted man in the Tourism Promotions Board started out in government as an executive assistant in the office of then Vice President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in 1998
(UPDATED) 'Edgardo Angara was a giant among legal luminaries and a skillful public servant. He wore many hats and he wore them well,' says former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in her eulogy
The former Philippine president considers Chinese President Xi Jinping a 'very important person in a very important country'
A 2006 proclamation signed by then president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo classified Boracay Island as forestland and agricultural land
If Congress does not pass the Bngsamoro Basic Law, Duterte plans to use his 'residual powers' to help further the cause for peace in Mindanao, says Chief Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza
How far Duterte has actually gone with his authoritarianism gives us some sense of his pace and where he might be taking us. And it's decidedly a fast and determined pace, made possible by a coopted legislature and an agreeable majority of the Supreme Court.
Rappler looks into all the instances when Malacañang restricted the access of reporters covering the Palace beat and compares them with President Duterte's recent order
The anti-graft court says 3 members of the Bids and Awards Committee of Libertad, Misamis Oriental cannot strike a plea bargain deal
Press freedom is a continuous battle in the Philippines. The recent move of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte is one of the worst against the media since Martial Law.
Charter Change has been brought up by almost every administration since Martial Law
From jailing a sitting senator to debating the constitutionality of the Duterte administration's war on drugs, look back at the high-stakes judgments, decisions, and preliminary investigations of 2017
So, how far has Rodrigo Duterte taken us down the road to authoritarianism?
The Office of the Ombudsman instead files 97 counts of graft and malversation against former Arroyo Cabinet officials Rolando Andaya Jr and Nasser Pangandaman, Janet Lim-Napoles, and more than 20 others in the scam
'China is also a friend of Pampanga,' Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua says during the turnover of the check to the provincial government
No stranger to politics and the government, new ERC Chairperson Agnes Devanadera is perhaps best known as the first woman solicitor general in the Philippines under the Arroyo administration
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With President Duterte still in Vietnam, his predecessor Gloria Macapagal Arroyo hosts the welcome dinner for Cambodia's Hun Sen and Myanmar's Suu Kyi
(UPDATED) The dinner is former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's own initiative, according to ASEAN organizers from Malacañang
Of the 4 Philippine presidents since the administration of Joseph Estrada, President Rodrigo Duterte has the highest trust and performance ratings, according to Pulse Asia
DOH Secretary Francisco Duterte III once followed ex-president Gloria Arroyo's hardline stance against contraceptives when he served in her Cabinet
'We should not close doors or burn bridges unless absolutely called for or warranted,' says Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, when asked about the possibility of former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo joining the PDP-Laban slate in 2019
Once he dodged Trillanes' challenge, Paolo Duterte, academic specialization notwithstanding, could not stop his secret tattoo going into the ledgers under the same column as Ferdinand Marcos' transplanted kidneys, and Joseph Estrada's unopened envelope
Next time you encounter a graph don’t take it at face value Examine the variables scrutinize the labels check the sources and understand the message – all before you click share
The former Chief Executive whose presidency witnessed the worst terror attack in the country says a system of accountability would allow concerned agencies to perform their functions better
Jake Zyrus formerly known as Charice opens up about choosing his name coming out and his experience as a transgender man in the Philippines Tune in
Former president Gloria Arroyo stresses that the conflict in Mindanao is complex as even her 9 years as president from 2001 to 2010 were not enough to bring lasting peace to the region
UPDATED Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales with 12 months left in office steps on the gas as Arroyo time scam cases are being dismissed by the anti graft court
Unlike in 2009 when then president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo declared martial law in Maguindanao Congress now filled with Duterte allies has no plans of convening to discuss his martial law declaration
UPDATED Manila Times chairman emeritus Dante Ang is a trusted friend and senior publicist of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
The sexy star turned political blogger has been appointed assistant secretary of the government s communication arm
Duterte Estrada Arroyo Marcos – they are our own Gang of Four who in the 60s and 70s in its original Communist Chinese incarnation was the ruthless power behind Mao Zedong