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The UP COVID-19 Pandemic Response Team, a group of some 200 professors, researchers, alumni, and students, says data sharing 'must be used to generate knowledge'
'Mass testing, isolation, and contact tracing – this is where we should invest,' says Professor Jomar Rabajante of the UP COVID-19 Pandemic Response Team
The UP COVID-19 Pandemic Response Team says that the country's health care system should be prepared for an 'expected surge' in coronavirus cases once the Luzon-wide lockdown is lifted
Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque says the President has yet to decide on the suspension of classes
This is part of the Marawi Response Project, which has a long-term goal of making Lanao del Sur one of the agricultural hubs of Mindanao
Which solution will work – one that serves the needs of foreign capital and local greed, or one that serves the people?
'Wala na tayong panahon para sa mahabang usapan,' says Vice President Leni Robredo as she joins calls for a travel ban on people coming from mainland China
Jetmatic pumps will be placed in several evacuation camps such as Batangas Sports Complex, West Bauan, Central School, Bauan Batangas, Lemery, Agoncillo, and San Nicolas
Earthquakes, typhoons, or terrorist attacks can strike anytime, and organizers want to be as prepared as possible
'Let us treat the survivors with dignity,' says the Citizens' Disaster Response Center after photos of evacuees wearing donated school and work uniforms make the rounds on social media
Daanbantayan Mayor Sun Shimura says the disaster fund would be used for the purchase of tarpaulins for houses and waterproof plywood for boats damaged by Typhoon Ursula
'Allowing live coverage would allow families unable to travel to Manila to immediately hear the decision of the 58 counts of murder of Judge Jocelyn Solis Reyes,' says the petition signed by media organizations
Towns and cities prone to lahar, landslides, floods, and storm surges are covered by Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara's mandatory evacuation order
CMFR Executive Director Melinda Quintos de Jesus says it is necessary to 'clear the air' in order for plans on the safety of journalists to be properly implemented
Undersecretary Juan Antonio Perez III says minors who already have children should be allowed to access family planning methods without their parents' permission
(UPDATED) Evangelista is lauded for producing 'the most difficult and even the most unpopular stories'
(UPDATED) In a new swipe at news media, Donald Trump slams the story, calling it 'fake news'
'The UK enters a year-long recession in the fourth quarter of 2019' should Britain depart the bloc on October 31 with a 'no-deal, no-transition Brexit,' the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) predicts in a key report
In refiling the bill, Senate President Vicente Sotto III says the law should be further amended 'to adapt to changing times'
The actress reiterates her stand to instead fully implement the existing Juvenile Justice Welfare Act
Meet some of the volunteers of the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting in Albay
Comelec says PPCRV will do the initial review and produce a report based on examination of the server logs. After that, copies of the logs will also be released to other accredited organizations, including media.
'A free and responsible media is fundamental to an open and democratic society,' says British Ambassador Daniel Pruce at a forum on press freedom and responsibility at the Ateneo de Manila University
Bookmark this page to watch Pahayag: A Forum on Media Freedom and Responsibility on Monday, April 29
A media watchdog decries this as a fishing expedition meant to 'demonize independent and non-profit media organizations'
Victims' families in Negros Oriental say the police wore bonnets and mercilessly executed their kin
The Philippine Coast Guard is on heightened alert status in preparation for Holy Week
Maybe if we have raised conscientious children with morally upright values, even if the minimum age of criminal responsibility is lower than 12 years old, we won't have anything to fear
The poll watchdog and its ambassadors say fighting disinformation has to be done online and offline
Book tapping, mic brushing, eating, whispering – what's your favorite ASMR trigger?
‘Government, media can’t play fast, loose with due process and rule of law,’ says the statement of journalists and media organizations on list of alleged ‘narco politicians’
Senatorial candidates Neri Colmenares and Sonny Matula both oppose lowering the minimum age of criminal responsibility
'The kind of protection that’s needed is the actual and effective implementation of the current Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act'
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world
The beauty queen earlier said the country should instead address the reasons why children commit crimes
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says Miss Universe Catriona Gray should not be swayed by administration critics who oppose lowering the age of criminal responsibility
The Filipina beauty queen has worked with and for children in impoverished communities in the past
Senatorial candidates are divided on the proposal to lower the minimum age of criminal liability
As lawmakers debate on the MACR they think children deserve, kids continue to be exposed to environments that put them on a collision course with the law
Do our lawmakers know that they are trying to pass a law that would demonize angels? Do they know what they are doing?
Moves to lower the age of criminal liability run counter to the spirit of various Philippine laws which recognize the vulnerability of minors
Anne and Daphne says there is no need in lowering the age from 15 to 12 years old
But there is still a chance for the bill's approval because the 17th Congress is set to resume one last time from May 20 to June 7
'Anong nangyari sa hustisya? Bakit bubwit ang nagdurusa? Sa mga salot at disgrasya na dulot ng mga daga,' says Lolito Go in his parody song
Heated debates are expected as the proposal reaches Senate plenary
Lawmakers are set on having children as young as 12 exposed to the criminal justice system. They ignore years of scientific research and evidence.
Human Rights Watch says such proposal will only expose more Filipino children to a 'broken and debilitating' criminal justice system
Children accused of crimes stay with cops in these rooms while waiting to be turned over to social welfare offices
We're setting them up to fail, punishing them when they do, and leaving them no recourse in a world that's already leaving them voiceless
(UPDATED) A copy obtained by Rappler shows 11 senators have signed the committee report prepared by Senate justice committee chairperson Richard Gordon