Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said on Friday (Oct. 16) he has ordered a revamp of officials and personnel at the Bureau of Immigration (BI) due to their alleged involvement in the “pastillas” scheme.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) sympathize with political prisoner Reina Mae Nasino amid allegations of double standards in the country’s justice system, assured Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Friday (Oct. 16).
The lawyers of political prisoner Reina Mae Nasino told the Manila court that the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) had lied to it.
The Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) said on Friday (Oct. 16) it has isolated 36 persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) after having tested positive for the COVID-19 virus based on rapid tests.
Court of Appeals (CA) Justice Marilyn Lagura-Yap has been fined by the Supreme Court (SC) equivalent to one year of her salary for failing to decide on 160 cases within the reglementary period during her stint as regional trial court (RTC) judge.
The 44-strong Nacionalista Party (NP) on Thursday pledged to work closely with the new leadership of the House of Representatives in pursuing the legislative priorities of President Rodrigo Duterte.
As part of the gradual reopening of the economy, the government has allowed shopping malls to hold sale events in general community quarantine (GCQ) and modified GCQ areas.
People aged 15 to 65 are now allowed to go out of their homes, Malacañang announced Friday.
National Policy against Covid-19 chief implementer, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., on Thursday said active cases are gradually decreasing with the government’s efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
The government is looking at Europe as an alternative market for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who were displaced by the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.
A lawmaker at the House of Representatives on Thursday sought an increase in the 2021 budget of the Commission on Audit (COA) by PHP1.3 billion.
Senator Win Gatchalian on Friday welcomed President Duterte’s decision to lift the moratorium on oil and gas exploration in the West Philippine Sea.
Only the heartless can snatch a newborn baby away from her mother.
The national government has approved the operation of licensed cockpits and the conduct of cockfighting activities in areas under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) or lower, Malacañang announced Friday.
Senator Win Gatchalian on Friday sounded the alarm on the low passing rates of the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) as he reiterated the need to improve the quality of teacher education and training in the country.
The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Emerging Infectious Diseases has lifted the restriction of non-essential outbound travel of Filipinos starting October 21.
Tourists going to Boracay are now required to have a negative RT-PCR test 72 hours prior to their travel to the famous tourist spot.
Party-list Rep. Ronnie Ong has proposed an early voting scheme for senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs) in the upcoming national elections as the global coronavirus pandemic is expected to continue to pose health hazards on the said vulnerable sectors.
Is the House of Representatives’ description as a “House of the People” mere lip service after all?
President Rodrigo Duterte may call for an independent investigation into the corruption allegations inside the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), his spokesman said.
Malacañang congratulated the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for the completion of the Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3.
House minority leader Benny Abante is willing to let ousted House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano have his post, though he believes the Taguig lawmaker may not be keen on the idea.
Thanks perhaps to their strong name recall as showbiz personalities, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno and Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III are on top of voters’ minds as possible contenders for the vice presidency, according to Pulse Asia’s early survey on likely vice presidential contenders.
Five senators, along with Vice President Leni Robredo, lead Pulse Asia’s presidential survey 20 months before the May 2022 elections.