Malacañang on Thursday (December 14) thanked Congress for ratifying the tax reform bill, saying it is crucial to funding the government's ambitious infrastructure program.
Solicitor General Jose Calida has challenged administration critics led by former solicitor general Florin Hilbay to raise before the Supreme Court (SC) the grant of the one-year extension of martial law over Mindanao.
President Rodrigo Duterte isn't discounting the possibility of expanding the scope of martial law nationwide, after Congress granted his request to prolong military rule in Mindanao for a year.
President Rodrigo Duterte stood by his decision to extend martial law in Mindanao for a year, saying it will be difficult to fight communist rebels without extraordinary powers.
A party-list representative reiterated her call to declare martial law in the whole country during the joint session of Congress on President Rodrigo Duterte’s request to extend martial law in Mindanao.
While headlines are exploding with exposés from Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justices Teresita de Castro, Francis Jardeleza and Noel Tijam, and SC retired Associate Justice Arturo Brion, many juicy stories got buried underneath.
While Congress is yet to approve President Rodrigo Duterte’s proposal to extend martial law in Mindanao until 2018, a top security official said martial law can be extended even further than next year.
Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP) chairman Terry Ridon's dismissal isn't due to his ties to leftist groups but his frequent junkets, Malacañang said.
With a supermajority in the House of Representatives loyal to President Rodrigo Duterte, Senator Drilon expects both chambers of Congress to approve the President’s request to extend martial law anew.
The government is ready for any legal challenge that may be filed against President Rodrigo Duterte's request for a one-year extension of martial law if it is granted by Congress, Malacañang said.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked Congress on Monday to extend martial law across the southern third of the country until the end of next year to combat Islamist militants and communist rebels.
Ano ba talaga? Duterte tells Congress rebellion ‘under control’ but also says Mindanao a ‘hotbed of…
President Rodrigo Duterte told Congress that rebellion in Mindanao is already under control, but also said Mindanao is a hotbed of rebellion, and is asking for the extension of martial law until the end of 2018.
President Rodrigo Duterte subtly took a potshot at lawmakers who are suspicious of his request for emergency powers, saying he’d rather rely in other countries for help.
The Philippine National Police has recommended a one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao despite the end of conflict in Marawi City.
Senator Richard "Dick" Gordon expects "major, major" graft cases to be filed against top officials of the Aquino administration for the undue haste in approving and bankrolling the P3.5-billion dengue vaccine just months before the 2016…
House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said the executive branch should seek an extension of martial law in Mindanao by this week so Congress can discuss it before its last session day on December 13.
House appropriations committee chair Karlo Nograles on Wednesday said the proposed P50-billion cut in the 2018 budget of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for right-of-way (ROW) acquisitions has been scrapped following a…
Malacañang on Monday (December 4) expressed its respect for senators following abogado Larry Gadon's claim that a businessman has offered a P200-million bribe to each of them to acquit Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno in the…
President Rodrigo Duterte will ask Congress to extend martial law in Mindanao beyond 2017, Politiko has learned.
Senator Loren Legarda on Sunday assured that there would be no re-enactment of this year’s budget for next year’s national expenditure program.
The Senate opposition bloc is "determined" to oppose any move to extend martial law in Mindanao beyond the December 31, 2017 deadline granted by Congress.
Malacañang may be waiting for Congress to adjourn for the holidays before appointing Commission on Elections Commissioner Sheriff Abas as chief in an ad interim capacity.
Malacañang has warned of "adverse effects" if Congress slashes the funding for the government's war on drugs.
President Rodrigo Duterte has promised to step down from his post once an "inclusive" new Constitution is in place.