Philippines facing a ‘human rights calamity’- De Lima Opposition Senator Leila De Lima has warned the public about deliberate efforts to sugarcoat the costs of the Duterte administration’s all-out war on drugs that caused thousands of casualties, including innocent children and young people. In her message during the National HumanRead More →

Trillanes’ amnesty should have been final- Binay says Former Vice President Jejomar Binay on Wednesday said the amnesty granted to Senator Antonio Trillanes IV should have been final after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered its revocation. “Sa akin as a lawyer, final na ‘yung decision na ‘yun,” he said in aRead More →

Gov’t workers to get Christmas reward, cash gifts begins on Nov 15 Government employees nationwide will receive their 14th month pay or Christmas bonus and cash gift starting November 15, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said Wednesday. “In the spirit of the upcoming Christmas season, government workers nationwide will receive theirRead More →

Tell us the ‘kind of behavior’ to take in South China Sea- Duterte to China President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday asked China about what it wants the Code of Conduct (COC) in the disputed South China Sea to contain. In a chance interview with reporters before the Association of SoutheastRead More →

Duterte’s proclamation not intrusion, usurpation; Trillanes violates amnesty- Palace Malacañang on Saturday defended President Rodrigo Duterte’s issuance of Proclamation No. 572, saying it is “by no means an intrusion or usurpation into the powers of the other independent branches of government” and said it is Senator Antonio Trillanes IV whoRead More →

Duterte names Medialdea as OIC amid ASEAN, APEC summits President Rodrigo Duterte has designated Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea as the officer-in-charge during his travels to Singapore and Papua New Guinea for two major summits. Duterte is scheduled to attend the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit in Singapore fromRead More →

Pangilinan hits back at Duterte over ‘most stupid’ legal counselor comment Senator Francis Pangilinan hit back against President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday for calling him the “most stupid” lawyer for authoring the Republic Act 9344 or the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006. The law exempts minors below 15Read More →

Duterte pronounces September 2019-2020 as Centennial Year of Philippine Cinema President Rodrigo Duterte has declared September 12, 2019 to September 11, 2020 as the Centennial Year of Philippine Cinema. Duterte signed Proclamation No. 622 Thursday, declaring September 2019 to 2020 as a special year to commemorate the birth of PhilippineRead More →

Arroyo: Seeking DOF post in 2019? ‘It’s so hypothetical,’ Former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is on her 3rd and last term as Pampanga congresswoman and is planning to retire next year Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo dispelled rumors she is thinking of joining President Rodrigo Duterte’s Cabinet next year as DepartmentRead More →

DOJ requests court dismiss Trillanes’ supplication to junk Duterte proclamation\ The Department of Justice on Monday asked the Makati City Regional Trial Court (RTC) to reject the appeal of Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV seeking to invalidate President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation No. 572, which voided the amnesty given to him inRead More →