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As part of a partnership with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Metro Pacific unit Maynilad will also fast-track the connection of customers to its sewage system
Cadet First Class Dionne Mae Apolog Umalla will graduate as number one among her 262 classmates or mistahs of the Philippine Military Academy's Mabalasik Class of 2019
Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin says it has become so easy for organizations to win Congress seats even if they do not have 'defined sectoral constituencies'
The Commission on Elections holds a dry run of the proclamation of winning senators at the Philippine International Convention Center
Erin Tañada, Liberal Party vice president for external affairs and Otso Diretso senatorial candidate, says he admires Senator Kiko Pangilinan's courage during the tough campaign
'We effectively dismiss their ideas at a time when we should be cultivating their dreams, empowering their choices, and guiding their trajectory'
'I'm very sorry to disappoint everyone, but it looks like today is not the day,' says Commission on Elections Spokesperson James Jimenez
Follow Rappler’s real-time coverage of the national and local races in the 2019 Philippine elections happening on May 13, 2019
The national government has started rehabilitating tourist destinations in 2018. Here's how voters in these areas chose their local leaders in 2019.
A total of 66 individuals from 16 groups participate in the review
(3rd UPDATE) Both LP officials claim 'command responsibility' over the loss of the Otso Diretso senatorial candidates, but party chair Vice President Leni Robredo does not accept their resignation
The 5 boys and 5 girls will represent the country in the Jr NBA Global Championship Asia Pacific Selection Camp
The Beermen completed their first and only hat trick of championships in 1989, and it would be fitting they achieve the feat once more 30 years later
Senator Bam Aquino fails to secure a second term. What is next for him and the opposition?
Lawyer George Garcia urges the Commission on Elections to proclaim the winning senators even without certificates of canvass from the US and Saudi Arabia
Two former NYC officials express dismay over the current chairman's actions
The Department of Health, however, prohibits the use of synthetic acetic acid in vinegar which it deems 'adulterated'
Jeff Viernes, Alfred Batino, and Rey Suerte conspire as the Revellers pull off a comeback win
'The substitution of Cardema has not yet been approved,' says Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon
The death penalty in the Philippines was abolished in 2006. The bill seeking to reimpose the death penalty is still pending in the Senate.
Congress is now set to convene a bicameral conference committee to thresh out differences between the House and Senate versions
If passed into law, the bill would make the Reserve Officers' Training Corps program mandatory for both male and female senior high school students
(UPDATED) Manila Water says 20 barangays in Quezon City will have no water for 10 hours from Friday to Saturday, May 24 to 25
Senators JV Ejercito and Bam Aquino are the only reelectionist senators who sit outside the 2019 winning circle based on the partial, official tally
Samuel Co of the infamous Aman Futures Group defeats the incumbent mayor of Pagadian City in the May 13 elections
Election watchdog Kontra Daya and leaders of youth groups argue Duterte Youth Chairman Ronald Cardema does not meet the age requirement
But the Filipino pilot and the Saudi Arabian student pilot remain missing
Moises Padilla town lays to rest Michael Garcia, who, despite being killed in an ambush, is reelected the No. 1 councilor
'If they could do these atrocious and cruel things to an incumbent congressman and to a lawyer, they could easily do these things to our ordinary citizens,' says congressman Bingbong Crisologo of his arrest on May 12
The Rural Bank of Basey is the fifth bank closed by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas in 2019
The current leadership of Senate President Vicente Sotto III is expected to be retained under the new Senate
This comes as no opposition bet makes it to the winning circle, and as winners include President Rodrigo Duterte's longtime aide, incoming senator Bong Go
Philippine Eagle Foundation executive director Dennis Salvador says the wildlife loan agreement with Singapore serves as an 'insurance policy' in case anything happens to Philippine eagles in the country
The Camarines Sur congressman fails to unseat the son of his bitter rival LRay Villafuerte
Oil companies will raise fuel prices on Tuesday, May 21, after two straight rollbacks
Wala kaming nakikitang konkretong salbabida ng pag-asa ngayon...maliban sa isang bagay
A new dynasty is born in Marinduque: Velasco's son is also reelected representative while his wife is mayor-elect of Torrijos town
The Enchanted River's Blue Lagoon is one of the most visited places in Hinatuan
The Alaska Aces storm back from a near-double-digit deficit to end their 2019 PBA Commissioner's Cup debut in the winning column
'Bakit naman iuugnay sa akin? Nakita ba akong nang-aabot ng pera? Wala eh,' says Palawan Governor Jose Alvarez, in response to vote-buying allegations
Corrupted SD cards stall the transmission of votes from some overseas posts to the Commission on Elections, delaying the proclamation of winning senators
The Comelec en banc will need to decide on whether or not Duterte Youth Chairman Ronald Cardema's filing a petition for substitution is valid and if he meets qualifications to be a youth representative
Mayor-elect Isko Moreno says leading Manila is a 'one-in-a-million' opportunity he doesn't want to waste
The Blackwater Elite open the Commissioner's Cup on the right note behind second overall pick Ray Parks and import Alex Stepheson
The education and public works sector top President Rodrigo Duterte's priorities in the 2019 national budget, but do they really win?
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says Ronald Cardema is deemed resigned as National Youth Commission chairman, regardless of the outcome of his petition to become the Duterte Youth nominee
Election lawyer George Garcia says there is an 'urgency to proclaim' winning senators in the May 13 elections
The winners in the congressional races are Romeo Jalosjos Jr (1st district), Glona Labadlabad (2nd district), and Isagani Amatong (3rd district)