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By Alexis Romero
Updated Monday, May 29, 2017 - 12:00am
The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) will name a civilian Maranao spokesperson to discuss updates on martial law in Mindanao following criticisms that the government had issued conflicting statements about the...
By Michael Punongbayan
Updated Monday, May 29, 2017 - 12:00am
The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) has put up a crisis command center in Iligan City through which relief goods and medical services will reach families affected by the armed conflict in Marawi City and other parts of Mindanao.
By Edith Regalado
Updated Monday, May 29, 2017 - 12:00am
Presidential daughter and Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio slammed the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP/NPA) for calling her a “mini dictator” after she issued a guideline for Dabawenyos now that Mindanao has...
Updated Monday, May 29, 2017 - 12:00am
President Duterte has vowed to ignore the Supreme Court and Congress as he enforces martial law across Mindanao despite the Constitution giving them oversight.
By Mary Grace Padin
Updated Monday, May 29, 2017 - 12:00am
The Duterte administration is not “shutting the door” or implementing a total ban on any assistance from the European Union as long as they are in line with the government’s priorities and do not come with conditionalities, the...
By Michael Punongbayan
Updated Monday, May 29, 2017 - 12:00am
 Bodies of what appeared to be executed civilians were found in a ravine outside the besieged Marawi City yesterday as a six-day occupation by Maute group extremists resisting a military onslaught took a more sinister turn.
By Cecille Suerte Felipe
Updated Monday, May 29, 2017 - 12:00am
 A gun ban has been imposed in Mindanao, which has been placed under martial law by President Duterte following a series of clashes between government troops and the Islamic State-inspired Maute group in Marawi City since Tuesday...
By Vberni Regalado and Aurea Calica
Updated Monday, May 29, 2017 - 12:00am
Twelve million Filipinos are at risk from schistosomiasis while 6.8 million are already exposed to the so-called snail fever, which is endemic to 12 regions and 28 provinces in the country.
By Iris Gonzales
Updated Monday, May 29, 2017 - 12:00am
Whether in Manila or here in the Russian capital or anywhere in between, the country’s most prominent businessmen would grab every chance to get on President Duterte’s good side.
By Edu Punay and Janvic Mateo
Updated Monday, May 29, 2017 - 12:00am
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has objected to a proposed law in the House of Representatives seeking to abolish the Office of the Government Corporate Counsel (OGCC) and Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG).
  • “In this time of crisis, it is strategically wise for us to expand our communications language from national to regional in order to avoid marginalizing those who are most affected by the declaration of martial law,” Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said yesterday. Ace Morandante/Presidential Photo, File
    Maranao to be named civilian spokesman for martial law matters
  • The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) has put up a crisis command center in Iligan City through which relief goods and medical services will reach families affected by the armed conflict in Marawi City and other parts of Mindanao. JOHN UNSON/File
    OCD sets up Iligan command center for Marawi refugees
  • Presidential daughter and Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio slammed the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP/NPA) for calling her a “mini dictator” after she issued a guideline for Dabawenyos now that Mindanao has been placed under martial law by President Rodrigo Duterte. Davao City Government/Released
    Sara to Reds: What mini dictator? I’m big!
  • An Air Force helicopter gunship fires a rocket at Maute positions in the continuing assault to retake control of some areas of Marawi City yesterday. AP
    Duterte 'won’t listen' to Congress, SC on martial law
  • “We’re saying, this one we don’t agree and we will not accept this one. We will not accept this particular set of conditions, we will not accept this money because we don’t think we need it for that purpose,” Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said in an interview Friday night. PPD/King Rodriguez, File
    Gov’t not closing doors to EU aid — Dominguez
  •  Bodies of what appeared to be executed civilians were found in a ravine outside the besieged Marawi City yesterday as a six-day occupation by Maute group extremists resisting a military onslaught took a more sinister turn. AFP
    AFP: Maute executed civilians fleeing Marawi
  • Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa ordered the gun ban on Saturday, several days after the Marawi City crisis erupted. File
    PNP imposes Mindanao gun ban
  • Twelve million Filipinos are at risk from schistosomiasis while 6.8 million are already exposed to the so-called snail fever, which is endemic to 12 regions and 28 provinces in the country. File
    12 M Pinoys at risk from killer ‘bulate’
  • Whether in Manila or here in the Russian capital or anywhere in between, the country’s most prominent businessmen would grab every chance to get on President Rodrigo Duterte’s good side. AP/Pavel Golovkin, File
    One night with Rody in Moscow
  • In a seven-page legal opinion released over the weekend, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II raised strong objections to House Bills 5216 and 5233 seeking to abolish OGCC and PCGG and transfer their respective functions under the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG). File
    DOJ objects to House measure streamlining agencies
By Joey Villar
MANILA, Philippines – Janelle Mae Frayna, the country's first ever chess Woman Grandmaster (WGM),... read more
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By Nelson Beltran
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By Dino Maragay
MANILA, Philippines – Jeff Horn has acquired the services of former lightweight contender Caesar “... read more
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By Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo
MANILA, Philippines — Filipinos are masters of defense, a defense expert says. In fact, Filipino... read more
By Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo
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By Euden Valdez
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By John A. Magsaysay
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Behaving true to form, communist rebels ignored appeals from President Duterte and ordered their... read more
The price of liberty is eternal vigilance. Filipinos were often reminded about this during the... read more
It’s now the “Armed Forces of the People” and the nation has nothing to fear. The Armed Forces of... read more
The terrorist attack in Marawi City appears to have caught security forces by surprise, but... read more
The Constitution empowers the president of the republic to impose martial law, so President Duterte... read more
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By Lawrence Agcaoili
MANILA, Philippines -  Fewer companies are set to expand and hire additional workers amid the... read more
By Mary Grace Padin
MANILA, Philippines -  The national government spent P50.7 billion for capital outlays in... read more
By Mary Grace Padin
MANILA, Philippines -  The Department of Finance (DOF) remains keen on converting the... read more
By Mary Grace Padin
MANILA, Philippines -  The mandatory fuel marking and monitoring system proposed under the... read more
By Louella Desiderio
MANILA, Philippines -  Metro Pacific Investments Corp.’s (MPIC) tollway arm plans to borrow... read more
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By Jan Milo Severo
MANILA, Philippines — Davao native KZ Tandingan said if given a chance, she will write a song... read more
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By Russ Bynum and Kristin M. Hall
SAVANNAH, Ga. — Gregg Allman, a survivor of tragedy, knew the blues musically and in a painfully... read more
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