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Comelec chair cries, says wife's exposé unfair to kids

Aug 09, 2017 - 4:22 PM

Elections chief Andres Bautista quotes his wife as saying about her exposé s effects on their 4 children: No no The Universe will take care of them

MARITAL WOES. Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista holds a press conference at the Comelec main office in Manila on August 7, 2017, about his marital woes with his wife Patricia. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Duterte didn't let China visit Benham Rise – DFA

Mar 30, 2017 - 12:47 PM

Foreign Secretary Enrique Manalo says China has 2 or 3 pending requests to survey Benham Rise after previous requests had been denied

NO PERMIT. Foreign Secretary Enrique Manalo says President Rodrigo Duterte 'didn't allow' China to visit Benham Rise. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Poe: Aquino's economic vision 'not as clear as it should've been'

May 06, 2016 - 2:15 PM

Even if we ve made economic gains and strides in this particular administration people continue to be disillusioned because they don t feel it yet the presidential candidate says

'BEST PLATFORM.' Presidential candidate Grace Poe urges Filipinos to 'consider' her if they want a better Philippines. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Miriam: Duterte 'most dangerous' presidential candidate

May 06, 2016 - 12:30 PM

The senator also alleges that Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is the official candidate of the New People’s Army

DANGEROUS. Miriam Defensor-Santiago says the Philippines would be in peril if Rodrigo Duterte wins presidential race. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Building in Spratlys? PH 'can't even fix Manila airport'

May 01, 2015 - 12:41 PM

Denying China s claims the Philippines says it simply wants to undertake some repairs and maintenance on its existing runway in the South China Sea

DAMAGED FACILITIES. The Philippines' Rancudo Air Field on Pag-asa Island (left) and the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila (right) both need repairs. File photo of NAIA by Agence France-Presse

DFA: Iqbal carries 'valid' Philippine passport

Apr 15, 2015 - 11:34 AM

The Department of Foreign Affairs knows the real name of Moro Islamic Liberation Front chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal

'VALID PASSPORT.' Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario confirms that Muslim rebel group negotiator Mohagher Iqbal carries a valid Philippine passport.

China reclamation meant to 'define' 9-dash line – PH

Apr 15, 2015 - 9:31 AM

Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario says China wants its artificial islands to undermine Manila s case against Beijing

FUELING CONCERN. New images released by the Center for Strategic and International Studies – such as this photo of Cuarteron Reef – show the extent of China's reclamation activities in the South China Sea. Photo courtesy of CSIS

Miriam to Aquino: It's still bribery

Oct 03, 2013 - 10:26 AM

Sen Miriam Defensor Santiago also blasts as squid tactics and trapo Senate President Drilon s justification of DAP

Drilon: Arrest warrant will suspend lawmakers in 'pork' scam

Sep 16, 2013 - 10:03 AM

Senate President Franklin Drilon says an arrest warrant in a plunder case will suspend lawmakers in the pork barrel scam

EFFECTIVELY SUSPENDED. Senate President Franklin Drilon changes his statement, saying an arrest warrant in a plunder case will effectively suspend lawmakers charged over the pork barrel scam. Photo by Senate PRIB/Joseph Vidal

Carlo J engages Rio Alma in word war

Jul 20, 2013 - 11:19 PM

Massacre film director Carlo J Caparas strikes back at National Artist Virgilio Almario

INVALIDATED. Caparas says he respects the ruling. Photo from his Facebook page

Charice: 'Love is good for my career'

Jun 07, 2013 - 2:58 PM

Charice Pempengco talks about her love career tattoos and Aiza Seguerra

FREEDOM. Charice Pempengco says she doesn't miss her long hair and that love can only be good for her career. Screen grab from YouTube (ANCalerts)

Nancy Binay: Senate is destiny, calling

May 20, 2013 - 10:02 AM

Nancy Binay on her new job the RH law CCT Taiwan and being the first Binay in the Senate

'EMBRACING DESTINY.' Initially an accidental candidate, Nancy Binay says she is now embracing her "destiny" and "calling" of being the first Binay in the Senate. Photo from Karen Davila's Twitter account

Enrile to Corona camp: Don't defy us

May 30, 2012 - 2:26 PM

If they want a constitutional crisis in this country they will have one Enrile dares ex Chief Justice Renato Corona s camp

POST-TRIAL. Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile grants TV interviews after the impeachment court convicted Renato Corona. Screen grab from ANC