Amendments in the 1987 Constitution will be a futile exercise if it will not include a provision prohibiting the existence of political dynasties in the country, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Monday said.
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President Rodrigo Duterte warned of a bloody scenario where IS terrorists would launch simultaneous Marawi-like sieges in Visayas and Mindanao that would put a strain on security forces’ ability to quell these attacks.
The Department of National Defense expressed its sympathy to the family of former DND Secretary Fortunato Abat who passed Wednesday night.
President Rodrigo Duterte may allow civilians to hold high-powered firearms if the problem on terrorism worsens and spreads to other parts of the country.
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Detained Senator Leila de Lima on Tuesday pressed for a Senate inquiry into the alleged continued human rights abuses committed against Indigenous Peoples (IPs).
Development assistance worth EUR170 million or PHP10.88 billion for Mindanao and energy projects all over the Philippines will be up for negotiation with the Philippine government, an executive from the European Union (EU) said.
Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) key to long-lasting peace in Mindanao - Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) vice chair Ghadzali Jaafar
Senator Migz Zubiri on Wednesday appealed to colleagues to thrust themselves “on the right side of history” by passing the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL).
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Malacañang has urged students-- particularly those studying in state universities and colleges-- to think of Filipinos paying for their tuition ahead of the mass walkout scheduled Friday (February 23).
Special Assistant to the President Christopher "Bong" Go may not be an elected politiko, but he sure does have a lot of supporters.
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President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday, Feb. 12, committed assistance to all local government officials from Visayas and Mindanao regardless of party affiliation.
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Most Cabinet officials are connected to President Rodrigo Duterte in some way: they were either his classmates or had worked in Davao City when he was mayor.
During Former President Ferdinand Marcos time, half million ang nag-migrate sa Mindanao - Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Commissioner Mohagher Iqbal
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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is set to print an additional 18 million ballots for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls on May 14.
Solicitor General Jose Calida advised petitioners who sought to end martial law in Mindanao to suck it up and stop insulting the Supreme Court (SC) which junked their petitions.
By: James Hernandez The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday (February 6) junked the petitions which sought to stop the one-year extension given to martial law over Mindanao. “Petitioners failed to satisfy the requisites for the…
Solicitor General Jose Calida has expressed gratitude to the Supreme Court (SC) for upholding the one-year extension of martial law over Mindanao.
Senators were not surprised by the Supreme Court decision upholding the constitutionality of the one-year extension of martial law declaration in Mindanao.
It did not come as a surprise for allies of President Duterte in the Senate to learn about the Supreme Court decision upholding the constitutionality of the one-year extension of martial law declaration in Mindanao.
The Supreme Court decision upholding the constitutionality of the one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao could help fast track deliberations on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri on Tuesday said.
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The decision to allow the entry of investors into indigenous peoples’ (IPs) ancestral domains in Mindanao will still depend on the Lumad, Malacañang said Monday.
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. on Saturday clarified President Rodrigo Duterte's remarks to kick out protesting students of the University of the Philippines (UP) and replace them with bright lumad students.
Unfazed by President Rodrigo Duterte’s threat of expelling University of the Philippines (UP) students who continued to join protests, militant youth group Kabataan Partylist vowed more walkouts from classes “to fight Duterte's dictatorship…