Palace welcomes House support for demand to return Balangiga bells

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Thursday welcomed a House of Representatives resolution supporting President … in the Philippines. We will continue to work with our Filipino partners … Palace welcomes...

Philippines Using 3-Pronged Strategy to Defeat Terrorism

The Philippines is using a three-pronged strategy … response to these threats, the Philippines is adopting a three-pronged strategy … of ‘radical ideology’ into the Philippines and identifying and...

Being truthful

By: Robert B. Roque, Jr. Being truthful means a strict adherence to a policy of honesty and openness. This is a quality that should be practiced by each and...

Senate mourns death of ex-senator Dominador Aytona

… from Presidential Museum and Library MANILA, Philippines – The Senate on Wednesday, September 27 … 99 on Tuesday, September 26. Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III introduced Resolution …...

Solano released by Manila police

… in Manila Police District. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – John Paul Solano was let go by the Manila Police … Solano released by Manila police

Palace wants swift passage of budget bill at Senate

… the House of Representatives.   Senate finance committee chair … the final version to President Rodrigo Duterte by the … the lives of the Filipino people.   "The...

Philippine shares drop on profit-taking, others in SE Asia tread water

… Asia. — Reuters picSINGAPORE, Sept 28 — Philippine shares fell in low-volume trade … with Manila-based RCBC Securities. The Philippine stock index had gained 20 … , underpinned...

Brownlee rises to the occasion anew in Ginebra's ouster of SMB

MANILA, Philippines — Ginebra’s Justin Brownlee has … Brownlee rises to the occasion anew in Ginebra's ouster of SMB

Inmarsat supports Philippines' national earthquake drill

… Earthquake Drill (NSED) in the Philippines on 27 September. The exercise … Inmarsat supports Philippines' national earthquake drill

Philippines’s ‘Denier-in-Chief’ Defends Murderous Drug War

… in Silang, Cavite southwest of Manila Philippines April 22, 2016. © 2016 Reuters … on drugs.” Cayetano declared that President Rodrigo Duterte’s “drug war … the human rights...

Sereno lawyers ask to cross-examine 'resource persons' in impeachment rap

MANILA, Philippines — Lawyers for Chief Justice Maria … Sereno lawyers ask to cross-examine 'resource persons' in impeachment rap

Cayetano: Philippines open to independent probe into drug war

MANILA, Philippines — Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter … , your excellencies. If you were Filipino and you read these slides … 2016. "Cayetano declared that President Rodrigo Duterte’s 'drug...

Moody's: Restart on UCPB privatization 'credit positive'

MANILA, Philippines — Moody’s Investors Service lauded … 1975. Two years later, former president Benigno Aquino III signed Executive … Coconut Farmers’ Organizations of the Philippines. The high court...

Sayyafs seize Jolo town official

… in Muslim Mindanao in southern Philippines, police said Thursday. Police said … Sayyafs seize Jolo town official

FB posts intended to link the President to P6.4 B shabu?

… an impeachment complaint against the President. Alejano also quipped: “Duterte has … relations of the Philippines and China, maybe the President could nudge his … for everyone, in...

SWS: 54% of Filipinos reject PNP tales of ‘nanlaban’

… half of Filipinos (54 percent) believed that those killed in President … about the claim of the Philippine National Police that the … have occurred in Metro Manila....

Cayetano: Philippines open to independent probe on drug war

MANILA, Philippines — Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter … , your excellencies. If you were Filipino and you read these slides … 2016. "Cayetano declared that President Rodrigo Duterte’s 'drug...

Daesh threat cools outsourcing boom in Philippines, industry leaders say

… Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP). “In the early part … protectionist threats issued by US President Donald Trump, who has vowed … officials said. — AFP...

Short stories

… their escorts.) President Duterte was guest of the Philippine Constitution Association’s 56th anniversary celebration at Manila Hotel … Short stories

3 more years for Davao dumpsite

By: Yas Ocampo DAVAO CITY – Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said the operation of the city’s dumpsite will be extended to three more years, even as the local government is...