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By Edu Punay
Updated Monday, March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
The impeachment of Vice President Leni Robredo will push through despite President Duterte’s call to his allies in Congress to stop it.
By Paolo Romero
Updated Monday, March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
The Senate committee on economic affairs will resume on Wednesday its hearings on Benham Rise to tackle security and environmental concerns following reports of suspicious Chinese activities in the area.
By Alexis Romero
Updated Monday, March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
Not used to throwing grand parties, President Duterte will likely celebrate his 72nd birthday tomorrow privately, his spokesman said.
By Edmund Silvestre
Updated Monday, March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
A New York City-based Filipina nanny who sued her wealthy employers for a number of unfair labor practices has agreed to settle out of court for $72,000 (P3.6 million).
By Delon Porcalla
Updated Monday, March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
If mothers can have it, why can’t fathers, too?
By Mayen Jaymalin
Updated Monday, March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
With the coming summer break, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) sees more youth registering for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections this October.
By Non Alquitran
Updated Monday, March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
The Philippines has completed security preparations for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit on April 26 to 29 where the 10 leaders of the regional grouping are expected to attend.
By Paolo Romero
Updated Monday, March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
Though Congress is in recess, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III called for a caucus last night to discuss President Duterte’s proposal to declare all barangay positions vacant so the Chief Executive could appoint officials...
Updated Monday, March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
President Duterte’s dinner invitation to Vice President Leni Robredo and her children could be a trap and a tactic to “neutralize” Robredo and evade controversies hounding his nine-month-old administration, Sen. Antonio Trillanes...
By Mary Grace Padin
Updated Monday, March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
State-run Social Security System (SSS) is pushing for the mandatory coverage of overseas Filipino workers to help achieve its goal of expanding membership and at the same time provide protection for OFWs.
  • “Impeachment involves the power and discretion of Congress, so it will be a congressional call, not the President’s call,” Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II explained in an interview yesterday. Philstar.com, file
    ‘Leni impeach bid to proceed’
  • - The Senate committee on economic affairs will resume on Wednesday its hearings on Benham Rise to tackle security and environmental concerns following reports of suspicious Chinese activities in the area. Namria graphic
    Senate sets Benham Rise hearing
  • n this March 16, 2017, President Rodrigo Duterte kisses his grandson, Marko Digong "Stonefish" Duterte Carpio. MPC Media Pool/Sweeden Velado
    No public engagements for Rody on birthday
  • Maricel Cachero Cano, who was represented by lawyers John Howley and Leandro Lachica of the Howley Law Firm, filed in August 2016 before the Supreme Court of the State of New York in Manhattan a suit against her employers Heidi Lee (a.k.a. Lee Ng Ka Yan) and her husband Nicholas Lee, an international financial executive with the global hedge fund Moon Capital Management LP, for their failure to pay her for all the hours she worked at the regular and overtime rates under her contract and to remit to the United States government taxes withheld from her paycheck. File photo
    Pinay maid in NY gets P3.6 M from abusive employers
  • At least two administration members of the House of Representatives are pushing for the extension of the one-week paternity leave to 15 days, following the Senate’s approval early this month of the maternity leave with pay of 120 to 150 days. Philstar.com/File
    2 congressmen push for extended paternity leave
  • Comelec spokesman James Jimenez projected an increase in the number of registrants as many students start returning to their provinces after many schools wrap the academic year. Philstar.com/Efigenio Toledo IV
    Comelec expects more youth to register next month
  • ASEAN holds two leaders’ summits in a year but the meetings of the member-countries’ representatives are done year-long. The Philippines, as this year’s chairman of the ASEAN, will host the second summit on Nov. 10 to 14 in Clark, Pampanga. File photo
    Security ready for Asean summit
  • Though Congress is in recess, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III called for a caucus last night to discuss President Duterte’s proposal to declare all barangay positions vacant so the Chief Executive could appoint officials in lieu of holding elections this October.
    Senators hold caucus on b’gay execs’ appointment
  • President Rodrigo Duterte’s dinner invitation to Vice President Leni Robredo and her children could be a trap and a tactic to “neutralize” Robredo and evade controversies hounding his nine-month-old administration, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV warned yesterday. Philstar.com/Efigenio Toledo IV, File
    Rody dinner invite a trap – Trillanes
  • SSS president and chief executive officer Emmanuel Dooc over the weekend said the state fund is seeking the help of lawmakers for the implementation of the mandatory coverage of migrant workers, one of the proposed charter amendments it is pushing in the legislative stage. Philstar.com/File
    SSS wants OFW coverage

President Rodrigo Duterte gave the Philippine National Police a freehand to continue Operation Tokhang, or knock and plead, despite criticisms that the anti-narcotics efforts of the government has led to the deaths of thousands of drug suspects without due process.

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By Nelson Beltran
Game Wednesday (MOA Arena) 4:15 p.m. – Alaska vs Mahindra 7 p.m. – Rain or Shine vs Meralco... read more
By Kristina Villanueva
Games Wednesday (Filoil Flying V Center) 2 p.m. – FEU vs UE 4 p.m. – DLSU vs UST MANILA,... read more
By Joey Villar
ILAGAN, Isabela, Philippines – Batang Pinoy quadruple gold medalist Veruel Verdadero leads the... read more
MANILA, Philippines - The breakthrough championship by University of the East in the UAAP men’s... read more
Games Wednesday: (Filoil Flying V Centre) 8 a.m. – NU vs UP (Men) 10 a.m. – UST vs DLSU (Men... read more
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By Ryan Francis Reyes
MANILA, Philippines - Viewing Igan D’Bayan’s recent solo show at the Secret Fresh Sky Gallery in... read more
By Stefan Punongbayan
MANILA, Philippines - As a kid, I would always get teased for being effeminate. The ‘Dar’ in my... read more
By Antoinette Jadaone and Chinggay Nuque
Dear Tita Witty, Itago nyo na lang po ako sa pangalan na M. I’m 22. Nasaktan, bumangon at... read more
By Angelo Ramirez de Cartagena
MANILA, Philippines - What does it take to be iconic? It is a lofty word, one that sends many a... read more
MANILA, Philippines — Does China have a claim over the Philippines’ Panatag Shoal and Benham Rise... read more
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This is how you lose public trust. A motorist was driving along Commonwealth Avenue on the night of... read more
Bad news about a country usually affects potential visitors’ travel plans, so it’s understandable... read more
Filipinos join the global observance of Earth Hour tonight as the country prepares for the Paris... read more
There must be millions of Filipinos who lack decent housing or literally live in the streets. But... read more
Tit for tat – this is to be expected in the partisan exercise that is impeachment. Especially when... read more
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By Dindo Manhit
When President Rodrigo Duterte visited China last year to reset strained bilateral relations,... read more
By Audrey Morallo
MANILA, Philippines — Philippine foreign policy toward China under President Rodrigo Duterte has... read more
By Dindo Manhit
If the Philippines is to pursue an “independent” foreign policy, it may do well to take inspiration... read more
By Rosette Adel
MANILA, Philippines — Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Enrique Manalo was appointed as the acting... read more
By Dindo Manhit
MANILA, Philippines - As ASEAN celebrates its 50th year, the ten countries of Southeast Asia face... read more
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By Lawrence Agcaoili
MANILA, Philippines - The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is in no hurry to lower the banks’... read more
By Mary Grace Padin
MANILA, Philippines - The national government spent P536.66 billion for debt payments in 2016, up... read more
By Louella Desiderio
MANILA, Philippines - Philippine Airlines (PAL) is set to take in a strategic investor from the... read more
By Iris Gonzales
MANILA, Philippines - Del Monte Pacific Ltd. (DMPL) is increasing its sales in China as part of... read more
By Iris Gonzales
MANILA, Philippines - Eagle Cement Corp. (ECC), the soon-to-list cement company of the Ang family,... read more
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By Nathalie Tomada
MANILA, Philippines - Philippines’ Next Top Model: High Street is a battle of fresh faces and first... read more
By Danee Samonte
MANILA, Philippines - In this age of cheat tracks, lip sync, plus one and the kind used by a big... read more
By Chuck Gomez
MANILA, Philippines - Basil Valdez (photo) celebrates his 40th anniversary with a special one-night... read more
By Pablo A. Tariman
MANILA, Philippines - After more than 50 theater credits at Repertory Philippines and a comeback... read more
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