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The Philippines' biggest business groups say that the sooner Ferdinand Marcos Jr's protest is resolved, the sooner policymakers can move on to more important matters
Chaos erupts once again as Carrie Lam's political opponents chant slogans and are dragged one by one from the chamber
The initiative is likely to displease China, which was already angered by the Nobel Committee's 2010 decision to give the award to imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, who has since died
The Makati Business Club says dismissing the electoral protest filed by Ferdinand Marcos Jr against Vice President Leni Robredo would reduce political and judicial uncertainty
(UPDATED) Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam leaves before reading her speech
The act now moves to a similar vote in the Senate before it can become law
To make his case that cheating and irregularities occurred in the 2016 polls, Ferdinand Marcos Jr cites the findings of a Comelec department in the protest of ex-Sulu vice governor Tan against former ARMM Governor Hataman
For the Marcos camp, it is a 'positive development' that the PET will now 'deal' with ARMM votes. The Robredo camp says the initial recount win is a clear victory.
'Between the two us, lahat ng na-achieve ko, pinagpaguran ko. Wala akong fake diplomas. Wala akong fake anything,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
Defeated vice presidential bet Bongbong Marcos, while frustrated with the latest PET ruling, says, 'The case goes on and we will go from strength to strength'
(UPDATED) The Presidential Electoral Tribunal votes 11-2, asking Vice President Robredo and former senator Marcos to comment on the latter's motion to nullify votes from 3 Muslim Mindanao provinces
Some US lawmakers – including Senator Josh Hawley – are trying to pass legislation that would make Hong Kong's special trading status subject to annual reviews of its political situation
(6th UPDATE) Some quarters interpret Tuesday's decision – asking parties to comment on Marcos' 3rd cause of action, which is the annulment of votes in Lanao Del Sur, Basilan, and Maguindanao – can be disadvantageous to Robredo
Supporters of Vice President Leni Robredo and ex-senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr clash online after Supreme Court delays its decision on Marcos' protest against Robredo
On Monday night, October 14, a huge crowd fills Hong Kong's commercial district to show support for a US bill that could dramatically alter Washington's relationship with the trading hub
Robredo's lawyers say the request to investigate 3 Mindanao provinces was a belated move by Bongbong Marcos and would violate PET rules
The statue – a regular feature at protests – makes her final journey to the top of Lion Rock, which is intimately linked to the city's democracy movement
(UPDATED) Rallies erupt in multiple neighborhoods with some protesters blocking roads, spraying graffiti on pro-China businesses, smashing windows, and erecting barricades
Authorities order the creation of two new investigatory commissions
Top Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani gives authorities 'two weeks' to release the findings of an investigation into the more than 100 deaths recorded during the protests since October 1
Irene Montilla defeated Joselito Malabor in the 2019 mayoral election in Isabela, Negros Occidental, by just 48 votes
Since protests and violence calmed on October 8, the government has proposed reforms to lower youth unemployment, currently at 25%, while the labor ministry proposed an online job register
Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin says the public can expect a 'result' by next week and 'it may not be what you expect'
Traffic has again clogged the main roads of the sprawling city of 9 million inhabitants. Students have returned to schools, whose reopening was disrupted by the violence.
With no end in sight to the protests in Hong Kong, Filipinos there are advised to stay vigilant
The Supreme Court spokesman reacts to a radio interview made by Vice President Leni Robredo's legal counsel on Wednesday morning
'The NBA will not put itself in a position of regulating what players, employees and team owners say or will not say on these issue,' says NBA commissioner Adam Silver
President Barham Saleh appeals for a 'halt to escalation' and proposes a 'national, all-encompassing and frank dialogue…without foreign interference' to chart a way out of the crisis
Carrie Lam tells reporters that while she believes the city's authorities can cope with the unprecedented troubles, China could be called upon if the situation becomes 'so bad'
'Daryl Morey is supported in terms of his ability to exercise his freedom of expression,' says NBA Commissioner Adam Silver
Vans says that they 'have never taken a political position and therefore review designs to ensure they are in line with our company’s long-held values of respect and tolerance, as well as with our clearly communicated guidelines for this competition'
Extinction Rebellion is demanding governments drastically cut the carbon emissions scientists have shown cause devastating climate change
Keep in mind that Robredo's goal here is to get that protest dismissed completely. Anything less than that would of course give Marcos the political and PR headwinds he needs to shape his 'I was cheated' narrative
'The government will not rule out the possibility of placing a ban on the internet,' says Ip Kwok-him, a veteran pro-Beijing politician and member of Hong Kong's executive council
'Excessive force outside the rules of engagement was used and we have begun to hold accountable those commanding officers who carried out these wrong acts,' the military says
The tweet sent out by Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has cost the franchise TV exposure and sponsorship in the lucrative Chinese market
The face mask ban does little to halt the chaos or stop huge crowds of masked protesters from hitting the streets in defiance as opponents decried the move as a slide towards authoritarianism.
(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo's lawyers argue doing so would 'put to rest any apprehensions' of both camps regarding 'speculations' about the possible results of the ballot revision process
(UPDATED) Pro-democracy lawmakers fail to get an emergency injunction against the mask ban from Hong Kong's High Court
Duterte makes the remark amid a looming PET ruling on the initial recount of the vice presidential electoral protest
Non-violent protests are chiefly planned by XR from Monday in Europe, North America, Australia, but events are also set to take place in India, Buenos Aires, Cape Town and Wellington
Rule 65 of the 2010 Presidential Electoral Tribunal Rules says after examination of the pilot provinces, the tribunal will decide whether to dismiss the protest at that level and affirm Robredo's win, or decide to proceed to further recount
Dozens gather around the oil ministry in Central Baghdad, facing live rounds fired in their direction
'We are troubled by the high levels of violence associated with some demonstrations that have been taking place in the past days,' says UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet
Hundreds staged marches and flashmob protests a day after the city's leader outlawed masks at protests, invoking colonial-era emergency powers
Pepe the Frog's embrace by Hong Kongers is the latest bizarre twist in the fate of a cartoon character who went from relative internet obscurity to international notoriety
'We’re proving that Beijing’s power is not invincible or inevitable. We’re demonstrating that failure is not falling down but refusing to stand up,' says Martin Lee, affectionately known as the 'grandfather of Hong Kong democracy'
(UPDATED) MTR maintenance staff must ensure their own safety before carrying out the necessary repairs
(UPDATED) The endorsement from Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani prompts celebratory gunfire from protesters and piles new pressure on Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi