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President Rodrigo Duterte was initially scheduled to attend the afternoon event on Tuesday, December 11, at the Villamor Air Base
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo calls Senator Antonio Trillanes IV a 'perennial whiner' for saying that plunderers are being set free while critics are being jailed
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says the case against Rappler 'has absolutely nothing to do with the freedom of expression'
President Rodrigo Duterte calls on Filipinos to emulate Mary's qualities and 'remain guided by her faithfulness'
Father Allan Khen Apus of Movement Against Tyranny says there has been 'a marked increased of of human rights violations' in Mindanao since martial law started there
Every time he attacks priests for their hypocrisy, President Duterte echoes the sentiments of many
No, these are not photos of Chinese-funded road built under President Rodrigo Duterte's flagship infrastructure program
Former president Benigno Aquino III relied heavily on the United States, while President Duterte swung hard toward China. Is there a middle ground?
If lawmakers approve of this, Mindanao will be under martial law until December 31, 2019
No, this is not a photo of a sign targeting a rival of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte
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President Duterte cracks a joke about his supposed recent hospital visit, saying the syringe extracted wind, not blood, from his veins
Malacañang says President Rodrigo Duterte was just 'upset' because the 'good things that he does for this country are not even appreciated' by the Catholic Church
More than a year away from retirement, Philippine Air Force chief Galileo Kintanar Jr will be replaced by Western Command chief Rozzano Briguez
Rappler is doing its job – and that’s why it has become a favorite target of the Duterte government
'Itong mga obispo ninyo, patayin ninyo, walang silbi 'yang mga gagong 'yan,' President Duterte says a week after he made allegations against Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David
The Department of National Defense, military, and police are united in recommending a one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya says the input of lawmakers from Mindanao 'will carry much weight during the deliberations' on another martial law extension in the region
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(UPDATED) The Cabinet meeting tackles the recommendation of Duterte's economic managers to push through with the hike, to be implemented on January 1, 2019
President Rodrigo Duterte raises the Office of the President's Christmas bonus to P50,000 after being told by his daughter Sara that she gave her Davao City staff the same amount
'Ang test doon, 'pag walang logic, nagpapatawa ka. 'Pag ang audience tumawa, nagpapatawa ka,' says Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo in defense of President Duterte's remarks on using marijuana
President Rodrigo Duterte says he might pardon the 3 policemen 'one million years from now'
The accused – former and current party-list representatives – insist they were rescuing children from a food blockade imposed by the military and alleged attacks on Lumad schools in Davao del Norte
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte, at the helm of a bloody crackdown on drugs, mentions marijuana as he complains about his supposedly gruelling schedule when attending international conferences
We need Church leaders who will describe rightly what we are facing: a death of conscience by those who justify the killings
(UPDATED) 'He has to fly to Mindanao to attend to the problem of insurgency in Mindanao,' says Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo, without elaborating
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Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles says he is 'saddened and disturbed' by President Rodrigo Duterte's statements against Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David
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'Kung ako 'yung civilian, matutuwa ako,' says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo, despite human rights defenders pointing out that the government cannot maintain hit squads
President Rodrigo Duterte says he did not appoint Justice Antonio Carpio as Chief Justice because he 'refused the offer.' Carpio, however, had accepted the most recent nomination for the post.
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(UPDATED) Jovie Espenido, who faces homicide charges over the killing of 6 people during an Ozamiz police operation, is going back to the city
Makabayan lawmakers say President Duterte's planned 'death squad' against communist rebels proves there are state-sanctioned vigilante killings under his administration
Some senators call the supposed plan 'unsettling' while allies of President Duterte say the Chief Executive is unlikely to pursue something 'illegal'
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Longtime applicant Court of Appeals Associate Justice Rosmari Carandang is the new Supreme Court justice
The long-delayed Bohol-Panglao International Airport is finally open
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(3rd UPDATE) The President says he is sad to accept the resignation of his friend and fellow Davaoeño Jesus Dureza. He also announced he has fired OPAPP Undersecretary Ronald Flores and Assistant Secretary Yeshtern Donn Baccay.
After ordering the deployment of more soldiers and police in Bicol, Samar, and Negros Island, President Rodrigo Duterte says he'll create sparrow units to kill communists
President Rodrigo Duterte says Evasco's rival in the Bohol gubernatorial race 'never helped' him
'If he finds anything anomalous, again, I would voluntarily walk into any detention facility kahit sa Davao pa,' says opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency says there have been 4,999 deaths in the anti-drug campaign from July 2016 to October 2018
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(UPDATED) Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David, a vocal critic of the government's bloody anti-drug campaign, responds to the President's renewed attacks on his person
Saglit na panahon pa, mamamahinga na rin si Tatay. At tayong malakas pa ang magpapasan ng bunga ng pagbubugaw niya sa sambahayan.
Starting with Japanese Prime Minister Abe's official visit, President Duterte has hosted 4 other leaders, including Xi Jinping. How do these visits compare to one another?
'For the President, it seems that it’s the military that is the sole solution to the problems of the country. That is wrong,' says Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano