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No more legacy? Malacanang urges Rappler to blog instead

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's government on Wednesday urged reporters of a news website facing state-enforced closure to reinvent themselves as bloggers, rejecting allegations Manila was cracking down on the free press.

US aid to Marawi raised to P1B

The United States Embassy to Manila on Tuesday announced that the US government would be allocating another $6.6 million in addition to their assistance worth $14 million to war-ravaged Marawi City.

Looking Back At 2017: The Top 5 Most Read Duterte Stories

2017 has been one heck of a year for Philippine politics. From the declaration of martial law, to rigodon in the drug war and word wars in and out of Congress' halls, Filipinos have been shocked and amused at politikos' antics.