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(UPDATED) The military says the arrest of Antonia Setias Dizon is a 'major blow' to the communist party, but a labor rights group calls it 'illegal' and a form of 'political harassment'
'Gusto po sana naming maging priority ng gobyernong ito ang pangangalaga at pagtatanggol sa karapatang pantao,' says Gabriela Representative Arlene Brosas
The new policy comes over complaints that advertisers might be able to deceptively modify the content in news stories shared on the huge social network
'Austria needs us,' says far-right leader Norbert Hofer
United Malays National Organisation president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi insists the move would not deepen racial and religious divides
Liberal Party stalwart and Occidental Mindoro congresswoman Josephine Ramirez Sato says direct cash assistance, not the government's zero-interest loans, would help rice farmers
(UPDATED) The Australian Strategic Policy Institute says the 940 suspended Twitter accounts had conducted 'blunt-force influence' campaigns for 'at least two years'
The petitioners argue Duterte Youth's party-list registration should be deemed void from the beginning as it failed to meet jurisdictional requirements of publication and public hearing
(UPDATED) The anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the center-left Democratic Party, once bitter foes, have agreed to govern in coalition in order to stave off snap elections in the eurozone's third largest economy
'I'm serving [a] notice to everyone that in the coming months – not really bloody – but there will be a little trouble. We have to finish it. This will make us a magnet to criticisms,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
'From the outset, it should be very clear to everybody that we would never do that,' says Ambassador Franz Jessen, head of the European Union Delegation to the Philippines
The military says soldiers would be 'engaging' students during information campaigns and lectures, not curtailing their academic freedom
The anti-subversion law was the dictator Ferdinand Marcos' tool of choice in strangling the opposition and crushing legitimate dissent. Groups fear its planned revival under President Rodrigo Duterte will lead to the same – or even worse.
The complaint mistakenly identifies Tom Villarin as Anakbayan representative. Villarin is a member of Akbayan, which is from a different faction of the Philippine Left.
A report by the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism finds new ballot designs as one reason behind undervoting in the party-list race
Instagram users can now report suspicious posts shared across the photo and video-sharing platform
Youth groups highlight the need for Filipinos to speak up against injustice, pointing out how the oppression of student rights may later lead to the oppression of citizens
Reviving the law would only 'further rouse the people to resist President Rodrigo Duterte's tyranny' and 'foment greater dissent,' the Communist Party of the Philippines says in a statement
1-Pacman Representative Michael Romero says that while the party-list bloc recognizes Duterte Youth as a winning group in the 2019 polls, they have yet to recognize its nominee
In September 2018, a Malolos court found retired Army major general Jovito Palparan guilty over the kidnapping and detention of two missing UP students
The former intelligence officer seeks the restoration of the Anti-Subversion Law, which was repealed nearly 30 years ago by the Ramos government
'We will call for a national assembly. We will listen to the voice of the members kung sino ang gusto nila (who they want). Definitely, there will be some changes,' says party president Aquilino Pimentel III
The 54 party-list lawmakers issue a manifesto reaffirming their membership to their bloc after 12 of its members signed a coalition agreement with the National Unity Party
'Last I checked, ang katotohanan ay katotohanan pa rin, at hindi inciting to sedition,' says Liberal Party secretary-general and House Deputy Minority Leader Kit Belmonte
Marino second nominee Jose Antonio Lopez tenders his resignation after a disqualification case questioning his citizenship was filed
The National Unity Party is now the second biggest bloc in the House of Representatives
Following the presidential son's lead, more legislators are jumping ship to the National Unity Party, increasing its numbers in the House to 50
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Joe Biden is leading polls for the nod to take on President Donald Trump in 2020, and nearly all of the other 9 Democrats onstage attack him at some point
Ricardo Rossello nominates Pedro Pierluisi, a member of his New Progressive Party, as secretary of state, lining him up to take his place until the next elections in November 2020
(3rd UPDATE) The Davao City congressman is reportedly scheduled to take his oath as an NUP member on August 6
'I wholeheartedly support the principles and values of the Progress Singapore Party,' says a Facebook post of Lee Hsien Yang, estranged brother of the Singapore Prime Minister in support of the opposition
In a statement on the NDF website, the communist rebels say the ambush is 'a legitimate act of war'
Cracking bomb jokes inside the airport is prohibited by law, punishable by prison time of up to 5 years or a maximum fine of P40,000
'This is clearly politically motivated,' says the Vice President's spokesperson Barry Gutierrez of the sedition complaint
(UPDATED) 'I assure everyone of utmost fairness in the resolution of this case. The evidence, or the lack of it, will speak for itself,' says Justice Secretary Guevarra
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The former London mayor easily beats his rival, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, in a vote of members of the governing Conservative party
Manila 6th District Representative Benny Abante also gets support from lawmakers belonging to PDP-Laban, the Nacionalista party, and the party-list groups
Media projections show the results putting the Servant of the People party on track to pick up more than half the parliament's 450 seats
'Hindi ba sila nag-verify, para hindi naman sila napapahiya?' Vice President Leni Robredo asks
(6th UPDATE) 'We urge our fellow lawmakers at the House of Representatives to seriously consider where they stand in the face of the harassment and persecution brought upon our party chairperson,' says Senator Francis Pangilinan
(3rd UPDATE) Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra immediately forms a panel to investigate the complaint
Ang Probinsyano Representative Alfred delos Santos visits the waiter's residence to apologize
(UPDATED) A waiter at Bigg’s Diner in Legazpi City claims Ang Probinsyano Representative Alfred delos Santos 'punched him without any apparent reason'
Labour says it will challenge whoever wins the Conservative Party leadership race and becomes the next prime minister to put any deal they strike with the EU to a referendum
Presidential daughter Sara Duterte previously claimed Cayetano made a 'veiled threat' against her should she decide to support the speakership bid of Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco
'We are for the President’s choice,' says party-list bloc president and 1-Pacman Representative Mikee Romero
'As president of the Congress party, I am responsible for the loss of the 2019 election, Gandhi says in a statement on his official Twitter account
Senator Aquilino Pimentel III, PDP-Laban president, says this will 'help settle the issue of House Speaker which has been dragging for a considerable period of time'