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According to the Social Weather Stations survey, 84% of Filipinos believe that strict lockdown measures imposed due to the pandemic 'are worth it to protect people and limit the spread' of the virus
The Department of Foreign Affairs counts 96 new cases and 2 more deaths, as of Thursday, June 4
The bill includes non-medical frontliners and quarantine pass holders who do not exhibit symptoms among those to be prioritized for testing
Bayanihan to Heal As One Act – the law giving President Duterte emergency powers to respond to the coronavirus pandemic – will expire on Friday, June 5
The two family attractions announce on their Facebook pages that they'll be shutting down permanently – deposits for reservations will be refunded
The Itogon mayor says the town's 2 confirmed infections most likely contracted the disease in their workplace, the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa
Paano maaapektuhan ng anti-terror bill ang ordinaryong mamamayan?
Just like the senators did, representatives unanimously approve on final reading the bill giving the President the power to set the school opening at a later date
The executive order of Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, however, does not allow motorcycle taxis or habal-habal in the province
Several sectoral and progressive groups take their outrage to the streets continuing the call to junk the anti-terrorism bill
Violators stand to face possible 1 to 2 months' jail time or a fine ranging from P1,000 up to P50,000
Now you can enjoy the flaky, meat-filled pastry freshly-baked from home
Two decades since his retirement, former PBA import Sean Chambers still visits the country every year
Ongina, Vivienne Pinay, and Rock M Sakura also voice out against the bill, which many fear could be easily abused by the state
Various groups across key sectors say the approval of the bill reflects government's misplaced priorities
The United Nations Human Rights Office warns that the Philippines' anti-terrorism bill 'dilutes human rights safeguards' and is 'even more problematic' than the current Human Security Act
'The taxman should not have a share of the state’s monetary thank you to these heroes,' says Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto
44 of the country's biggest business groups back the ARISE Philippines bill, but progressive lawmakers argue that it would only be a Band-aid solution to unemployment
The government reports 634 more confirmed positive cases on Thursday, June 4, bringing the total to 20,382
'It depends on the issue, Mr President, if I’m willing to be interpellated. It's my privilege,' says Senator Bong Go as he refuses to take questions on his privilege speech
Over 40 business groups call on the Philippine government to swiftly produce a law for economic recovery
This is noteworthy because to open a formal investigation, where summonses and arrest orders can be issued, the ICC must establish that the Philippines is unable or unwilling to investigate on its own
The bill does not seem to add any new power to the armed forces, says military spokesperson Brigadier General Edgard Arevalo
United Nations Human Rights Office says 'police repeatedly recovered guns bearing the same serial numbers from different victims in different locations'
Net foreign inflows build up as the Philippine economy slowly reopens after over two months of strict lockdown
It's still unsure when most jeepney drivers can go back on the road. Here are ways you can help them and the 6 drivers who were arrested while holding a protest calling for the resumption of their operations.
The biggest obstacle to attaining this goal is the lack of test kits, which prevents the country from maximizing the testing capacity of accredited laboratories
So far, the Duterte administration has borrowed $1.1 billion or around P55 billion from the World Bank for the Philippines' coronavirus response
'We're only delaying the implementation of the minor programs and soft components of the programs so we could use the funds for COVID-19 response,' says Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire
The Muaythai Association of the Philippines launches a livelihood program to help its athletes cope with PSC allowance cuts
Widespread killings and abuses 'suggest that [Duterte]'s public comments may have incited violence and may have had the effect of encouraging, backing, or even ordering human rights violations with impunity'
Agencies have until June 9 to distribute compensation to health workers severely sick with COVID-19 and families of health workers who died from the disease
If passed, the Bayanihan 2 bill would be effective until September 30, unless extended by Congress
Duterte's focus on 'real and inflated' security threats leads to serious rights violations – U.N. report
(UPDATED) The United Nations Human Rights Office says human rights violations in the Philippines have been 'reinforced by harmful rhetoric from high-level officials,' some rising 'to the level of incitement to violence'
The report by the United Nations says the Duterte goverment's 'heavy-handed' focus on national security threats has led to serious human rights abuses
Rosalyn Manjares, baby Kobe's aunt, says the infant had to be rushed back to the hospital in May due to a high fever and constipation
As of May 27, at least P353.86 billion has been released from available funds in the two national budgets to fund coronavirus-related measures
(UPDATED) The old law allows warrantless arrest only as a result of surveillance. The new bill does not provide such limitation.
Educate yourself, find your voice – like these two queens did
The P162-billion standby fund would be used to buy RT-PCR test kits and fund cash-for-work programs, low-interest loans, and cash subsidies to those affected and displaced by the pandemic
Tabuk City has no confirmed coronavirus cases to date. Churches in the city can hold public masses at 50% seating capacity and mass attendees should observe social distancing and other precautionary measures.
The Department of Foreign Affairs says the remaining Filipino coronavirus patients in Hong Kong have been discharged from the hospital following their recovery
We have thousands of George Floyds. But they’re abused not because of the color of their skin as much as because of where and how they live.
Several sports clubs offering golf, swimming, badminton, and tennis have reopened in and outside Metro Manila
Far-right nationalism and authoritarianism ride on economic and social exclusion to stoke anger and heighten fear – political currencies for their electoral victories
PhilHealth releases the new COVID-19 testing package after it drew criticism for supposed pricey rates
Even when she was battling cancer, Christopher Al Eugenio's mother saved money to ensure her son can get review classes to enter his dream university
Here's a list of indignation rallies and other activities hosted by various groups and organizations, following the House’s passage of the draconian anti-terrorism bill
Twitter users quote from the Batangas representative's old movies to chide her over voting in favor of the 'draconian' bill
His reason? The House leadership did not allow any lawmaker to propose amendments to the bill that is an exact replica of what senators had passed