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(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte is 'well and good,' says the Presidential Security Group, reacting to fresh rumors that he went to a hospital in San Juan City
'I had to be invisible to be present'
The actress says she didn't know why she was invited to attend President Rodrigo Duterte's thanksgiving dinner on May 7
(UPDATED) In recent weeks, President Rodrigo Duterte has stayed out of the public eye for days on end and has failed to show up at several engagements
(UPDATED) 'I served as the Director General of the FDA for two years and 10 months with complete honesty, diligence, dedication, and loyalty,' says former Food and Drug Director General Nela Charade Puno
(UPDATED) The letter terminating FDA Director General Nela Charade Puno says the move is part of President Rodrigo Duterte's crackdown on government corruption but does not provide details
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will speak at the Nikkei-organized Future of Asia forum in Tokyo. Business-to-business deals are expected to be signed on the sidelines of the trip.
In an upset to the Duterte administration, 3 of 4 candidates named in the narcolist win in the 2019 elections
The Duterte camp will now have more confidence to field candidates for the presidential race in 2022
(UPDATED) Reelectionist Malabon Mayor Antolin 'Len Len' Oreta III, first cousin of former president Benigno Aquino III, wins over President Rodrigo Duterte's candidate, Vice Mayor Jeannie Sandoval
Political science instructor Arjan Aguirre says the opposition should have united to attack the narrative that people need to rely on strongman rule
Vera Files president Ellen Tordesillas, whom the President calls a 'prostitute,' counters that he is 'not in his right mind' and is a 'danger to the Filipino people'
President Rodrigo Duterte says there should be nothing wrong with vote buying, when it takes the form of paying for transportation and food of local leaders
President Rodrigo Duterte, accompanied by his partner Honeylet Avanceña, participates in the 2019 elections
A survey of Pulse Asia shows 91% of likely voters in Mindanao are ‘truly interested’ in the 2019 elections
'This could be a watershed moment in Philippine politics and governance, the final step of consolidation by the Duterte family of its dominance over the political elite,' says political analyst Antonio La Viña
What makes the latest growth data unsettling is that our lawmakers seem to have been directly and largely responsible for it
'If you believe in Bikoy, kindly vote for Otso Diretso,' the President says in his winding speech during PDP-Laban's miting de avance
But former police chief Ronald dela Rosa also says the ruling party's senatorial bets won't allow President Duterte to dictate on them should they get elected
Former police chief Ronald dela Rosa woos voters with his personality and association with President Rodrigo Duterte
While campaigning for gubernatorial bet Jun Evasco in Bohol, President Duterte puts the mayor of Garcia Hernandez town on the spot – talking about her beauty and...her panty
Netizens poke fun at the latest matrix released by Malacañang
'I am concerned for my security as well as that of my parents,' says the Olympic weightlifting star
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo blames the media for making a 'wrong analysis' about the diagrams, saying Ho and Diaz were only included to show Rodel Jayme's Facebook interests
Results of the May 13 elections will show if these provinces' support to Duterte in 2016 continues 3 years later, and extends to the senatorial candidates he supports
All 13 HNP senatorial candidates are present for their last campaign rally with Sara Duterte. While her father, President Rodrigo Duterte, isn't there, her siblings Paolo and Sebastian are.
An aide tries and fails to scrape the critter away with some papers, but Duterte brushes the cockroach aside
To thank Duterte for his 'political will and decisive action' on inflation is like thanking an arsonist for putting out a fire he created in the first place
The president personally tells the Moises Padilla town vice mayor that justice will be served in the killing of her brother and nephew last month
Moises Padilla town in Negros Occidental is under the control of the Commission on Elections in the wake of the killings
President Rodrigo Duterte says the diagrams come from the 'intelligence community' and that their source is 'not a Filipino'
(UPDATED) The Liberal Party, Magdalo, journalists, and media organizations are tagged as part of a 'conspiracy' to boost the Senate bids of Otso Diretso candidates
Robin Padilla, Richard Gomez, and Mariel Rodriguez are some of the stars spotted at the dinner hosted by the president
(UPDATED) This controversy has led to several events, including a warantless arrest, a charge of inciting to sedition, and a whistle-blower going public
'Hinding hindi tayo papayag sa mga patakaran ni President Duterte,' says Makabayan bet Neri Colmenares
Peter Joemel Advincula, formerly known as Bikoy, is not the first whistle-blower to go public against either President Rodrigo Duterte or his close allies
In charging a webmaster with inciting to sedition, the justice department cites a case from 1951. Opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has also been charged twice.
EXCLUSIVE: Veteran anti-drug operator Eduardo 'Jojo' Acierto hides from a government that's out to get him. What drives him?
Labor groups are calling out President Duterte not because contractualization exists, but because he failed to deliver on his promise to end it in one week
The first President from Mindanao pays his respects to Prospero Nograles, the first House Speaker from Mindanao. They were political rivals but reconciled in 2015.
In a new clandestine video, Eduardo Acierto accuses the government of abducting his former anti-drug operations colleague retired police major Lito Pirote
On the campaign trail in Mandaluyong City, senatorial bet Bong Go defends President Rodrigo Duterte's 'drug war'
At a time when alleged narco politicians named by the President are being killed with impunity, officials on a kill list in Cebu are gunned down one after another
The Freedom for Media, Freedom for All Network says it has monitored at least 128 attacks and threats against members of the press since President Rodrigo Duterte assumed office
On World Press Freedom Day, journalists point out that the government's own media apparatus gets huge funding from China
A group of young voters sits down to discuss the midterm elections and his policies – including marijuana legalization, same-sex marriage, and the controversial War on Drugs
Given his type of narcissism, one that blooms lustier and lustier with each live performance, we'd never know how far he would go with his indecencies
'Duterte’s high satisfaction rating will only take a negative turn when we're able to successfully curb the capacity for violence that has been awakened in us'
Vice President Leni Robredo says the government should always prioritize Filipino laborers over foreign workers, especially those without working permits
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo insists on the honesty of a 'thinking President' like Rodrigo Duterte amid the uproar over the Philippine chief's 'ouster plot matrix'