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'We have been called many names, but our accomplishments this 17th Congress show that our work speaks for itself,' says outgoing House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez
The opposition Liberal Party says this gives them no time to appeal the naming of the Duterte-allied Nacionalista Party as the dominant minority party
Top US congressional Democrats House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer demand the full release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 US election
The Ainu people have long suffered the effects of a policy of forced assimilation, and while discrimination has receded gradually, income and education gaps with the rest of Japan persist
Turkey calls on the international community and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres 'to take effective steps to end the human tragedy'
The bloc of ex-House majority leader Rodolfo Fariñas is asking the Supreme Court to recognize their group as the legitimate minority bloc, with expelled ABS representative Eugene de Vera as minority leader
The Philippines' representative is expected to be Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles, president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines
'These comments... were based on so-called information that is yet to be verified and has no factual basis,' Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said at a regular press briefing.
To prove that her motion to personally appear during oral arguments is 'not a ploy to escape detention,' Senator Leila De Lima is 'willing to argue while in detention through a live video and/or audio feed'
Chinese authorities have long denied the existence of such camps despite mounting evidence from both official documents and testimonies from those who have been held in them
The 83-year-old shaman, identified as Jago, tricks the woman into believing the spirit of a young man named Amrin lives inside him. The victim was convinced Amrin was her boyfriend.
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The blocs of ex-majority leader Rodolfo Fariñas and Marikina 2nd District Representative Miro Quimbo plan to file separate cases questioning the minority leadership of Quezon 3rd District Representative Danilo Suarez
(UPDATED) Lawmakers keep Quezon 3rd District Representative Danilo Suarez as minority leader, though he previously voted in favor of Gloria Macapagal Arroyo as Speaker
Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman says any rule on the succession of power 'must be explicit'
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'This is no laughing matter,' says former House majority leader Rodolfo Fariñas, as the minority bloc leadership remains in limbo
Opposition senators file Senate Resolution No. 779, seeking to determine if the 'technical stops' of Chinese military planes in the Philippines violated the 1987 Constitution
President Rodrigo Duterte says orders against loiterers are necessary due to persistent public safety fears indicated in a Social Weather Stations survey
Government agencies were unable to say what would happen to the children already sent to tent camps and other facilities spread across the country while their parents were charged with immigration offenses.
News organizations are being prohibited from using the word 'Rohingya' in their shows
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon says holding the peace talks here will show the government's sincerity and confidence in both parties, and the communists' recognition of the legitimacy of the Philippine government
US President Donald Trump says 'the drama could drag on'
It remains to be seen if administration senators will indeed allow opposition senator Antonio Trillanes IV to lead an investigation into the contracts worth P261.39 million
The draft resolution asks the Supreme Court to review its decision to 'nullify the appointment' of Sereno as chief justice
Minority Leader Franklin Drilon says the proposed resolution is meant 'to inform the Supreme Court of the sentiment of the Senate insofar as the legal issue is concerned'
Father and son Japanese nationals hold children from their country against their will and force them to work in a construction site in Samal
The 3 unnamed minors are allegedly involved in a riot and of violating curfew hours
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The Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says 'at least 6,700 Rohingya, in the most conservative estimations, are estimated to have been killed, including at least 730 children below the age of 5'
President Rodrigo Duterte will decide on whether or not to seek another extension of martial law in Mindanao in the next two weeks, says his spokesperson
Investigations show that the driver of the Isuzu Crosswind which rammed into a tricycle was under the influence of alcohol
House Republicans and Democrats introduce legislation that would curtail assistance or cooperation with Myanmar's military, and require the White House to identify senior military officials who would have US visa bans imposed or reimposed against them.
Authorities in Bangladesh are bracing for another possible surge in Rohingya arrivals
Min Aung Hlaing blames 'instigation and propaganda' by the media, and also insists the Rohingya fleeing to Bangladesh are just returning to their motherland
The Supreme Court decision junking Senator Leila de Lima's petition 'highlighted Duterte's total control and manipulation of the three branches of government for his evil political ends,' says opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
Myanmar's Rakhine state is already emptied of half of its Rohingya population, and more are on the move
Jayross 'Utoy' Brondial, 13, is killed by a motorcycle-riding, masked gunman, whom neighbors believe was after another neighbor – Gary 'Gayi' Alandra, who is on top of the barangay drug watch list
The deaths of the Hindus found in a mass grave in Rakhine are being blamed on Muslim Rohingya militants
Hugpungan coordinator Rey Paulin says that to understand the plight of the Moros and the indigenous people, 'we must understand each and every culture'
Some 2,000 members of minority groups join the Mendiola rally on September 21, telling stories of how government troops have attacked their schools and communities
Cebu Pacific says the Philippine National Police 'had to check their documents because many of them were minors'
In a press conference government spokesman Zaw Htay says Suu Kyi will speak for national reconciliation and peace in a televised address on September 19
Bayan Muna Representative Carlos Zarate moves for the measly budget citing the supposed failure of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples to fulfill its mandate
The Filipinos deserve better than a Cabinet official who resorts to spreading lies sowing intrigue and to name calling opposition senators say
Protesters cry out for justice for the consecutive killings of teenagers all over the country
We hope that Senate President Pimentel will stand by his previous assertions of the Senate s independence says Liberal Party president Francis Pangilinan
Is this ethics case meant to silence the opposition in the Senate and the critics of the administration? opposition senators ask
UPDATED The villagers are caught en route to a refugee camp where thousands of Rohingya already live in squalid conditions