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President Benigno Aquino III has approved a joint congressional resolution raising the daily subsistence allowance of policemen, soldiers and other uniformed personnel.

A group of lawmakers on Monday asked the House of Representatives Committees on Public Order and Safety and Peace, Reconciliation and Unity to invite President Benigno Aquino III to attend the hearings on the Mamasapano investigation scheduled on April 7 and 8.

The Department of Justice on Monday found probable cause to indict businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles and her husband for tax evasion.

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Amid criticisms that he is only trying to save himself in the Mamasapano debacle, President Benigno Aquino III is urging the nation to reflect on Christ's humility and selfless sacrifice this Lenten season.

Rights group Karapatan on Monday demanded the release of 13 people, including an accredited peace consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, who were allegedly illegally arrested by authorities last March 4 in Quezon City and Caloocan City.

The military ended on Monday its “all-out offensive” against the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) without capturing wanted Filipino terrorist and bomb expert Basit Usman.

The House of Representatives will resume its hearings on the Mamasapano incident and the Bangsamoro Basic Law after the Holy Week.

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board approved more than 600 special permits to bus companies to travel out-of-line to have sufficient trips to provinces during Holy Week break. 

The Philippines has offered to downgrade its claim on Sabah in exchange for Malaysia’s support for its case against China before the United Nations.

The government is getting ready for the possible repatriation of Filipinos from war-torn Yemen.

In a municipality in Rizal, there will no longer be monthly electricity bills, disconnection notices or reconnection fees.

Vice President Jejomar Binay yesterday assured the parents of a Filipina on death row in Indonesia that the government is exhausting all legal remedies to save their daughter.

Filipino scientists and business development specialists from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and universities are undergoing training in the commercialization of products generated from science and technology to translate their research into viable commercial opportunities.