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Metro Manila mayors agree on a unified curfew with shortened hours. In the memo signed on Wednesday, April 28, curfew will be enforced in the region from 10 pm to 4 am.

Solicitor General Jose Calida red-tags progressive lawyer Neri Colmenares and other cause-oriented groups during his opening statement and lets his Assistant Solicitors General take the interpellations from justices.

Rappler CEO Maria Ressa is set to receive the prestigious press freedom prize from UNESCO for her fight for free speech in the Philippines. Ressa is the 2021 laureate of the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize.

United States President Joe Biden nominates Filipino-American Gina Ortiz Jones for undersecretary of the US Air Force Tuesday, April 27.

During a speech for the 500th anniversary of the Battle of Mactan, Senator Bong Go claims Lapulapu, was actually from the Tausug ethnic group of Mindanao. This is FALSE. –