Detained opposition Senator Leila de Lima on Monday warned her colleagues who will be taking part in the bicameral conference talks with the House of Representatives to watch for any attempt to undermine the sanctity of the 2022 elections.
Senate President Tito Sotto on Sunday said he instructed Senator Sonny Angara not to allow an alleged proposal to waive the requirements and safeguards in the procurement of the automated election system under the proposed 2021 budget.
Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año on Sunday opposed proposals to resume the holding of face-to-face classes in schools at this time, saying it might cause a spike in coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases.
In its 9th episode of the Laging Handa Dokyu series entitled “Oragon,” the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), through the Office of the Global Media and Public Affairs, featured how the Bicolanos recovered from the three consecutive storms in recent weeks with the help of both the national and local government.
President Rodrigo Duterte joined the entire nation on Monday in celebrating the 157th birth anniversary of Andres Bonifacio.
“I am proud to announce that our very own Atty. Aimee P. Ferolino-Ampoloquio has been nominated.
The youngest daughter of Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Eufemia Cullamat died Saturday (November 28) in an encounter between the military and New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in Surigao Del Sur.
Former Interior and Local Government Secretary Rafael Alunan III has called for the arrest of the lawmakers belonging to the Makabayan bloc following their suspected links to the armed communist rebel group.
“The appointment of Mr. Cruz is timely and relevant to his previous work,” says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque.
Boxing icon and Senator Manny Pacquiao is joining the game world of Mobile Legends.
The Philippines is reaping more awards for its world class travel destinations.
Malacañang on Sunday welcomed the arrival of Archbishop Charles John Brown, the new apostolic nuncio to the Philippines.
The lady mayor from Negros Oriental province had lunch with dela Rosa and Sen. Cynthia Villar while visiting Manila.
Senator Leila de Lima has urged the Congress to look into reported deficiencies and other irregularities flagged by the Commission on Audit (COA), including the failure to obtain the consent of Indigenous Peoples (IPs) in the construction of the China-funded Kaliwa Dam.
Senator Win Gatchalian on Sunday called on his colleagues to prioritize a bill seeking to lift the validity period of prepaid load credits for phones and internet services.
Senator Risa Hontiveros on Sunday called for the termination of the Visa Upon Arrival (VUA) scheme for Chinese nationals, after the Philippine National Police reported that the VUA boosted kidnappings related to Chinese casino players and workers of the Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGO) industry.
The slow release of the billions of pesos of Bayanihan funds will not only delay the assistance to individuals and sectors impacted by the pandemic but will also retard economic recovery, Senator Kiko Pangilinan said Sunday.
The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) has strongly condemned the Philippine National Police (PNP) for the murder of National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) peace consultants Eugenia Magpantay and Agaton Topacio last Wednesday in Angono, Rizal.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she has “piles of cash” at home as she has no bank account after the United States slapped sanctions on her in response to a draconian security law China imposed on the city.
Iran’s president on Saturday accused arch-foe Israel of acting as a US “mercenary” and seeking to create chaos, vowing Tehran would avenge the assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist.
Pope Francis created 13 new cardinals on Saturday — including the first African-American — putting his personal stamp on the body that will one day choose his successor.
President Rodrigo Duterte assured China that the Philippines remains as one of its strong partners in the Southeast Asian region.
Fresh graduates of agricultural courses would each receive three hectares of farmlot to enable them to have a good start and practice their profession on their respective farms, the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) said.
Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo hailed as a “positive development” the conviction of Benito and Wilma Tiamzon for kidnapping and serious illegal detention of four army soldiers in 1988.