Chief Justice Teresita De Castro finally had the chance to meet President Rodrigo Duterte when she visited Malacanang Friday (August 31) to take her oath.
Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Friday said he will be meeting with officials of Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT) on Saturday (September 1) to discuss the regularization of 50 percent of the 7,344 workers.
The ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) had maintained that the continued imprisonment of Senator Leila de Lima “undermines both democracy and the rule of law in the Philippines.”
Senator Sonny Angara on Friday said he would fight for enough funding for the government’s medical scholarship program amid shortage of doctors, especially in remote areas.
Senator Nancy Binay on Friday urged Malacanang to review the government’s “P17-per-kilo” palay buying policy from local farmers as farm-gate prices of unmilled rice continue to rise.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of a tripartite summit with Iran “being prepared” in Tehran, the Kremlin said on Friday.
Deposed Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull officially resigned from parliament Friday, sparking a by-election for his Sydney seat that could threaten the government’s slim one-seat majority.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in will send a special envoy to Pyongyang next Wednesday to discuss plans to hold a summit with the North’s Kim Jong Un and nuclear disarmament, Moon’s office said Friday.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte arrives Sunday for a visit to Israel and Jordan, pursuing a pivot away from his nation’s long-time reliance on American military hardware and backing.
President Donald Trump has threatened to pull the United States out of the World Trade Organization if it does not “shape up.”
Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Assistant Secretary Jonathan Malaya said the government can afford the proposed shift to federalism by tapping its unused funds, savings, and other appropriations.
Malacañang on Friday said the government gave Australian nun Patricia Fox all the remedies she can avail of under the Philippine law to appeal her deportation.
Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Friday denied allegations that they have misused PHP1.9 billion funds.
There is enough time for the Executive Department to convince the Senate to agree to the proposed shift to a federal system of government, an official of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said on Friday.
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has preferred a “non-confrontational” dialogue with the China in dealing with territorial conflict in the South China Sea.
DFA Sec. Alan Peter Cayetano to China: We are friends
Former Senator Jinggoy Estrada is grateful for the support given by Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio for his senatorial bid in the 2019 elections.…
Senate President Tito Sotto: Time to expand our airports
MANILA – Former President and now Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is amenable to the proposed abolition of the National Food Authority if the national government will successfully resolve the current rice crisis in various parts of the country.
Department of Justice (DOJ): NayonLanding deal ‘void ab initio’
Vice President Leni Robredo took a jab at President Rodrigo Duterte amid his “recycled rants” against her, urging the chief executive to instead focus on addressing the faults of his administration.
Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos clarified that when she called on Filipinos to move on from her father’s brutal two-decade dictatorial rule, she did not mean that they should forget what has happened in the past.
Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero wants the Department of Trade and Industry to impose a price cap on rice, as its prices have shot up as high as P70 in some areas.
Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) hopes Balangiga bells to be returned before year-end – DFA Sec. Alan Peter Cayetano