'To keep quiet in the face of evil is a sin,' Archbishop Socrates Villegas says, as Filipinos mark the 45th anniversary of martial law in the face of abuses under President Rodrigo Duterte
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'The world will only be safe if we eliminate all weapons of mass destruction,' says Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, who signed on behalf of the Philippines
Stateman Jose 'Ka Pepe' Diokno is considered as the father of human rights advocacy in the Philippines
(UPDATED) On the 45th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law, we look back at some of the bright, idealistic youth leaders whose lives were cut short under the Marcos regime
Jack Tepora will take his much-awaited step-up in competition against South African banger Lusanda Komanisi
See where marches, rallies, and other protest activities are happening on Thursday, September 21, the 45th anniversary of Marcos' Martial Law declaration
While there are no road closures, the Manila Police District (MPD) Traffic Enforcement Unit expects some roads to be impassable
Dondon Hontiveros, now 40, may have also played his last game in the league
'It is a time of remembering the past, especially martial law. It is a time of reaffirming our commitment to prevent that past from being repeated,' UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan says
Operated by the Gokongweis, Toys 'R' Us Philippines clarifies it is not part of Toys 'R' Us Incorporated's bankruptcy filing in the United States
'Dapat tayong mabahala kapag sumasama ang ugali ng Pilipino,' Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David says on Rappler Talk
The president of SM Investments Corporation says their plate is 'full' when it comes to the logistics sector
Chris Tiu is named Player of the Game with 9 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists.
Taxpayers, like you and me, are the ones paying every year for the retirement fund of the military and police, budget chief Benjamin Diokno says
'We'll have to make do with whatever was given to us,' says Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol
The retrieval operation takes 15 hours as rescuers had to use machines to lift the truck, which landed onto the van as they plunged into a ravine
The President, unsatisfied with the hunt for policemen who served as gunmen for the Parojinogs, decides to up the ante
The rate-setting meeting of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas' Monetary Board will also push through on Thursday, September 21
During the two-hour confirmation hearing, Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu addresses issues on clean air, mining, and the 2018 budget
At a time when police are under fire over glaring irregularities, PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa asks good cops to stand up to bad ones
(UPDATED) Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista maintains that resigning and taking a leave of absence 'are options that are always available'
(2ND UPDATE) Among the suspects is John Paul Solano, the supposed good Samaritan who brought the law student to the hospital
Grade 10 student John Genesis Munsayac Jr, who wore a headset, suddenly appeared on the northbound track and did not notice the approaching train, says PNR General Manager Junn Magno
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No Filipino casualties have been reported so far, says Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella
7 in 10 victims are women and girls, while 25% are children
Cagayan provincial police director Warren Tolito says Agustin surrendered to Tuguegarao police at the height of Oplan Tokhang in August 2016. Police investigators, however, are focused on work-related motives due to the nature of Agustin’s work.
Once the fish fry sent here from China have become fully-grown and have reproduced, they will be exported back to Xiamen, where the market price of the said commodity hovers at around P3,000 per kilo
Senator Risa Hontiveros, a member of the Senate finance committee, wants to spend the PNP's drug war budget for police training, investigations, operations, and health programs
While lack of access to education, skills, experience, and decent work remain, the opportunity to provide young people with the knowledge and skills to succeed is also present
The Senate blue ribbon committee wraps up its probe into the shabu smuggled from China, and will now focus on the corruption in the Bureau of Customs
Labor Undersecretary Bernard Olalia talks about new opportunities and other emerging markets for OFWs
Two members of the Malaysian Parliament express disappointment over the incident, saying they complied with the 10-day visit notice
The southwest monsoon is affecting Southern Luzon, the Visayas, and Mindanao
Foot traffic at the Resorts World Manila complex is almost back up to pre-attack levels, while an expansion of its casino area is eyed for completion by December
Assuming one violation per vehicle, almost half of all the registered vehicles in the National Capital Region figured in a traffic violation in 2016
‘Ball is Life’ gets thrown around pretty loosely. But for would-be Fighting Maroon Rob Ricafort, it’s more than just a saying - the sport helped save his life.
'We're confident that the protesters will police themselves. We appeal to them not to commit crime,' says PNP spokesperson Dionardo Carlos
Marawi Bishop Edwin dela Peña also urges Christians 'to continue caring for the Maranaos' by sending help through government, NGOs, or the Catholic Church
Under the proposed measure, owners of private vehicles should secure children in a child restraint system while in transit on any road, street, or highway
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II, a member of the Lex Talionis fraternity, says the 1987 Constitution protects people's right to form associations
This comes as the rise in killings has bothered the nation and its legislators to question the legitimacy of police operations
'Mandatory 'yun eh. He's violating the law. In fact, the Supreme Court should file charges against him,' says Senator Richard Gordon on San Juan City Regional Trial Court Judge Jovencio Gascon
Referring to conversions, Marawi Bishop Edwin dela Peña says, 'There is no substance to it if you are under duress. You cannot give your full consent'
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'We want to empower the children to become leaders someday,' says Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Cabanlet, founder of the Football for Peace Movement
Body cameras protect both victims of police operations gone wrong and the police personnel themselves, says DILG officer-in-charge Catalino Cuy