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Robredo urges Duterte to take back threat to ignore SC, Congress
by Kristian Javier - May 30, 2017 - 4:26am
Vice President Leni Robredo urged President Rodrigo Duterte to take back his threat to ignore the Supreme Court and the Congress regarding martial law.
Poe questions size, expenses of delegations for foreign trips
by Kristian Javier - May 29, 2017 - 2:00pm
Aside from Philippine National Police Director General Ronald dela Rosa, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea and 16 members of the Cabinet were included in the trip to Russia.  ...
White House condemns attack in Marawi
by Kristian Javier - May 26, 2017 - 11:49am
The White House on Friday expressed its sympathy for the victims of the attack of terror suspects in Marawi City, vowing to be of assistance to the Philippines, the United States' longtime ally.
Sereno: Constitution rejects Marcos-style martial law
by Kristian Javier - May 26, 2017 - 6:24am
The 1987 Constitution, crafted following a people's uprising that deposed dictator Ferdinand Marcos, places limits on the president's power and upholds democratic checks and balances, the chief justice said.
Davao City rounds up at least 250 for having no ID
by Kristian Javier - May 26, 2017 - 3:49am
Davao authorities rounded up about 250 individuals from two barangays without identification early Thursday.
DSWD relief on the way to Marawi City
by Kristian Javier - May 25, 2017 - 10:05am
The Department of Social Welfare and Development is set to send relief aid to Marawi City in response to the ongoing armed operations between the Philippine military and the Maute Group. ...
Davao City releases 30-point guideline under martial law
by Kristian Javier - May 25, 2017 - 4:11am
Davao City released a list of guidelines for the public to consider while Mindanao is under the state of martial law.
Congress to look into basis of declaring martial law, says Pangilinan
by Kristian Javier - May 24, 2017 - 3:41am
Sen. Francis Pangilinan on Wednesday said that the Congress will look into the basis of President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of martial law in Mindanao.
2 senators urge government to bring China 'threat' before UN
by Kristian Javier - May 22, 2017 - 8:50am
Sen. Panfilo Lacson said on Monday that China's supposed threat that there will be war if the Philippines insists on "forcing the issue" on the South China Sea should be brought to the United Nat...
House panel formally junks Duterte impeachment
by Kristian Javier - May 22, 2017 - 5:03am
The House of Representatives' justice committee on Monday formally dismissed Magdalo Rep. Gary Alejano's impeachment complaint accusing President Rodrigo Duterte of violating the Constitution.
Hontiveros to Cayetano: Explain rejection of EU aid as new DFA chief
by Kristian Javier - May 19, 2017 - 8:05am
Newly appointed Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano should explain why the Philippine government decided to no longer accept new grants from the European Union, Sen. Risa Hontiveros said...
Duterte wants Año to take over DILG by June 2
by Kristian Javier - May 19, 2017 - 5:28am
President Rodrigo Duterte wants military chief Gen. Eduardo Año to assume his post as new secretary of the Department of the Interior and Local Government by June 2, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said...
Anti-Distracted Driving Law: What you need to know
by Kristian Javier - May 18, 2017 - 7:30am
The Land Transportation Office starts enforcing the Anti-Distracted Driving Law today to promote road safety. Here are things you need to know about it.
Pangilinan: Government should ensure support for EU-funded programs
by Kristian Javier - May 18, 2017 - 7:25am
Sen. Francis Pangilinan on Thursday said that the government should provide sufficient funds to support ongoing projects paid for by aid from the European Union.
Cayetano thanks, apologizes to colleagues in farewell speech
by Kristian Javier - May 17, 2017 - 11:54am
Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Wednesday thanked his colleagues at the Senate and apologized to some on his last day as a senator.
Deal on socio-economic reforms needed to end hostilities with NPA
by Kristian Javier - May 17, 2017 - 8:07am
Panels of the government and National Democratic Front of the Philippines will need to approve the Comprehensive Agreement on Social and Economic Reforms to move on to discussing an end to hostilities, government...
LP: Social media being used to legitimize 'fake news'
by Kristian Javier - May 16, 2017 - 6:11am
The Liberal Party said Tuesday that social media is being used to bring fake news, essentially propaganda, into mainstream media.
Senate OKs bill against hospitals refusing emergency cases
by Kristian Javier - May 15, 2017 - 11:21am
The Senate approved on Monday on third and final reading the bill to increase penalties for hospitals that refuse to treat patient in emergency cases.
Groups concerned over 'creeping militarization' of Duterte Cabinet
by Kristian Javier - May 12, 2017 - 8:15am
Youth group Anakbayan expressed concern over the "creeping militarization" of President Duterte's cabinet after the latest appointments of two military men to key positions.
Cayetano: Philippines will welcome 'independent', 'fair' UN rapporteur
by Kristian Javier - May 11, 2017 - 10:15am
Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano, the country's next Foreign Affairs secretary, said on Wednesday that the Philippines will welcome any UN special rapporteur to investigate drug-related killings if they are...
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