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CHED: University officials should not take political stand

Sep 18, 2018 - 5:20 PM

Commission on Higher Education Officer-in-Charge Prospero De Vera III says universities should promote discussion but he 'frowns upon university officials who take a political position'

CHED OFFICIAL. Commission on Higher Education OIC Dr. Prospero De Vera says public university officials should not take political stands. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Stronger protection for prosecutors pushed in Senate

May 19, 2018 - 10:18 AM

(UPDATED) Senator Grace Poe files a resolution urging two Senate committees to look into stronger protection for prosecutors after the killing of Quezon City Deputy Prosecutor Rogelio Velasco

PROTECTION FOR PROSECUTORS. Prosecutors and fellow government workers seek justice for slain prosecutors in the country outside the Quezon City DOJ Hall May 15, 2018, following the killing of QC Assistant Prosecutor Rogelio Velasco. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Stranded passengers due to Urduja now over 16,000

Dec 17, 2017 - 12:22 PM

At least 118 vessels, 1,711 rolling cargoes, and 37 motor bancas are also stranded

STRANDED. Thousands of passengers are stranded due to typhoon Urduja. Photo from the Philippine Coast Guard

Beyond Carrot Man: Issues that matter to Baguio and Cordillera

Feb 29, 2016 - 10:20 PM

Netizens who admire the 21 year old farmer from Bauko Mountain Province talk about local concerns including agriculture environment and culture

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Sep 18, 2014 - 11:43 PM

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Drilon: 'No time' to tackle Aquino's 2nd term

Sep 17, 2014 - 5:34 PM

The President s party mate Senate President Franklin Drilon says 3 proposed measures will occupy the calendar of the Senate until the end of 2014

2ND TERM NEEDED? President Benigno Aquino III reviews the honor guards during the send-off ceremony at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 on September 13, 2014, before he visits Europe on an official trip. Photo by Benhur Arcayan/Malacañang Photo Bureau

PH to China: Be a ‘responsible nation’

Jul 18, 2013 - 3:54 PM

It must show to the international community its respect for the rule of law including arbitration to clearly define maritime entitlements in the South China Sea

China hits back at PH: You've changed

Jul 17, 2013 - 10:27 AM

China says the Philippines has changed its attitude and approach toward the West Philippine Sea dispute under the Aquino administration

Hearings on PH, China dispute begin

Jul 16, 2013 - 3:52 PM

The battleground between the Philippines and China is in the Netherlands as the proceedings begin whether China likes it or not

DISPUTED AREA. China claims virtually all of the West Philippine Sea even within the 200-nautical-mile Philippine Exclusive Economic Zone. Graphic by Bardo Wu

9-3 win for Team PNoy in Senate race

May 18, 2013 - 7:55 PM

The proclamation of the last 3 senators – Cynthia Villar JV Ejercito and Gringo Honasan – seals the so called referendum on the Aquino administration