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By Roel Pareño
Updated Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:00am
The fight is over in Marawi City, military officials declared yesterday after 153 days of fighting with the Islamic State-inspired Maute group of militants.
By Alexis Romero
Updated Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:00am
The inter-agency body formed to review the government’s national broadband plan is ready to submit a “comprehensive”  recommendation to President Duterte to enhance internet access in the country, Presidential Communications...
By Delon Porcalla
Updated Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:00am
The chair of the House committee on appropriations supports Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno’s promise to double the pay of soldiers and policemen, pursuant to the campaign promise of President Duterte.
By Romina Cabrera
Updated Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:00am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources will push for greater protection and conservation of migratory species, including the whale shark, in this week’s wildlife conference.
By Edith Regalado
Updated Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:00am
President Duterte yesterday said he was long done with ratings after posting a winning margin of six million votes over his opponent in the May 2016 presidential polls.
By Paolo Romero
Updated Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:00am
To support the implementation of free tuition in state colleges and universities, these SUCs will have an across-the-board increase in capital outlay of P10 million each in the proposed P3.7-trillion national budget for 2018, Sen...
By Paolo Romero
Updated Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:00am
Senators yesterday pressed the government to pursue incumbent and former local officials in Marawi City and other localities in Mindanao who helped the Maute group lay siege to the city.
By Alexis Romero
Updated Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:00am
The Philippines may not accept donations from the European Union for the rebuilding of war-torn Marawi City.
By Alexis Romero
Updated Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:00am
Malacañang is leaving it to the Department of Justice (DOJ) to look into allegations that Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV committed treason when he spoke with American officials to discuss corruption and the human rights situation in...
By Helen Flores and Rudy Santos
Updated Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:00am
Typhoon Paolo (international name Lan) exited the Philippine area of responsibility yesterday, but the state weather bureau spotted a new cyclone brewing east of the country that may follow Paolo’s track.
  • TENT CITY: Evacuees from Marawi City fill their containers with purified water near a ‘tent city’ along the road in Balo-i town in Lanao del Norte on Saturday. KRIZJOHN ROSALES
    Fight is over – AFP
  • Earlier this month, President Rodrigo Duterte created an inter-agency body that would look into the government’s broadband plan to provide internet connection to remote areas. AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File
    Panel ready to submit recommendation on nat’l broadband plan
  • “Our men and women in uniform proved in the battle of Marawi that they deserve this salary hike. They managed to contain the threat posed by Maute terrorists within the city, neutralize its key leaders, and retake the city,” said House appropriations committee chair and Davao City Rep. Karlo Nograles. File
    House backs pay hike for soldiers, police
  • Whale sharks are covered since 1999 under Appendix 2, which refers to species that have unfavorable conservation status and require international agreements and commitments for conservation and management. Janey/Flickr, File
    Phl to push migratory species protection in wildlife confab
  • President Rodrigo Duterte said he has one thing in mind and that is to serve the Filipino people.  PCOO/File
    Rody: My 6 M votes are my ratings
  • Sen. Sonny Angara, vice chairman of the Senate finance committee, said the allocation of P10 million for each SUC would enable all of them to upgrade infrastructure and equipment in preparation for the implementation of the law on Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education. File
    State universities, colleges to get P120 M for upgrade
  • The President earlier admitted that there was intelligence failure in the course of the bloody standoff. He blamed some local officials in the region who were supposedly “in cahoots” with the extremists. AP/Bullit Marquez, File
    Senators: Catch Maute collaborators, protectors
  • Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar yesterday echoed President Duterte’s claim that foreign donors are using aid to interfere in the Philippines’ internal affairs. PPD/File
    Phl won’t accept EU grants for Marawi
  • Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, a vocal critic of President Rodrigo Duterte, has confirmed going to the US to meet with American officials to talk about enhancing bilateral ties, corruption and human rights. AFP/Noel Celis, File
    Palace: Up to DOJ to probe Trillanes for treason
  • Weather forecaster Gener Quitlong said the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) is monitoring an active low-pressure area or LPA over the Pacific Ocean. Screengrab from pagasa.dost.gov.ph
    Paolo exits; new cyclone seen east of Phl
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