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'We must have the courage to face and endure the pain if we ever want to enjoy wholeness as a nation,' says Lazarus Chakwera in a rousing speech after receiving the sword of command from the army general Peter Namathanga
'I am not condemning you now. I am also not insinuating that you are liable or guilty of doing it. It would depend greatly on what is the result of the investigation,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
Both the hospital and Vice President Leni Robredo deny the incident took place
The beneficiary testing centers include San Lazaro Hospital in Manila, the Lung Center of the Philippines and the V. Luna General Hospital in Quezon City, and the Bicol Regional Diagnostic and Reference Laboratory
Out of a job due to the lockdown, Victor Lero decides to volunteer as a shuttle driver for health workers in Metro Manila. He is scared of COVID-19, but he braves the front lines to keep his family alive and help other Filipinos.
Of the P246.28 billion total savings, the budget department releases P148.93 billion to concerned agencies to be used for pandemic response
In a nation overwhelmed by a pandemic, Vice President Leni Robredo shows how government can effectively work with private citizens to fight COVID-19
Human rights group says President Rodrigo Duterte's statement may lead to more abuses as Luzon remains in lockdown in the face of the novel coronavirus outbreak
DOH, DOT, DOTr, and OCD are tasked to create the inventory and present this to the President
In a telephone call, Chinese President Xi tells the American president that China 'wishes to continue sharing all information and experience with the US'
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The office of Vice President Leni Robredo says an extraction kit is an essential part of the full coronavirus test kit. Its procurement from a local supplier was requested by the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), the country’s primary testing center.
Narito ang 6 na ruta ng libreng sakay para sa mga health workers habang suspendido ang operasyon ng mga pampublikong sasakyan dahil sa coronavirus outbreak
(UPDATED) Here are the 7 routes of the free shuttle service offered by the Office of the Vice President for health workers
Mayor Sara Duterte issues an executive order ‘effective immediately’
Katerina Sakellaropoulou, a 63-year-old senior judge, becomes the new Greek head of state for a five-year term
Award-winning filmmaker Ramona Diaz will discuss the production of her film A Thousand Cuts with Rappler PLUS members
'Manila is an old city and it will decay if you add so many things in front of Manila Bay. So ayaw ko,' says President Rodrigo Duterte of reclamation projects along Manila Bay
One of Donald Trump's impeachment lawyers claims he is free to do whatever he wants — even cheat in elections — if he believes it is in the national interest
Batang May K!, a collaboration between PhilRights and Makô, hopes to make children understand better the importance of human rights amid violations under President Rodrigo Duterte
Lawmaker Angel Torres says the agents 'abruptly entered' the offices, amid opposition fears they could plant false evidence
The P4.1-trillion 2020 budget is scheduled to be signed by the President on January 6, forcing the government to operate in the first few days of January 2020 with the funds appropriated in 2019
'Magrenew kayo, ewan ko lang kung may mangyari diyan,' President Rodrigo Duterte tells the media giant
The Communist Party of the Philippines founder says he is willing to meet with Duterte 'in a country near the Philippines' after the resumption of peace talks, among other conditions
The President's daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, earlier requested that her city be excluded from the ceasefire because she believes communist guerrillas 'cannot be trusted'
President Rodrigo Duterte reconstitutes the government's peace panel with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines
'I was inspired when I went to China because every sundown, they have a drill,' Duterte says before military and police officers
'I trusted all my 11 guys. I trusted them implicitly,' says playing-captain Tiger Woods as the US pulls off a stunning comeback against the Internationals
A statement from the Carter Center says the former US president 'was admitted to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, Georgia, this past weekend'
'You didn't get here without God's blessing,' outgoing US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry tells Fox News, recalling a recent conversation with Donald Trump that focused on faith
Having spearheaded the brutal end of the Tamil separatist war a decade ago, Gotabaya Rajapaksa is a divisive figure but popular among his own majority Sinhalese-Buddhist community
(UPDATED) The Carter Center says in a statement, the former US president 'was admitted to Emory University Hospital this evening for a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due to his recent falls'
President Duterte may have been prodigious at making a mess, and far from done with it, but his is only the latest in a rarely broken run of messy Philippine leaderships
But if the opposition comes across as mainly defending liberal democracy, this is not going to make a dent in Duterte’s popularity
The fall is Carter's second this month. He injured his head October 6 in a fall at his home
To be sure, too many incredible things have happened in the Supreme Court, precisely in cases where Duterte had an interest
Several business deals – including exploring the prospects of building nuclear power plants in the Philippines – are signed on the sidelines of the Philippines-Russia Business Forum in Moscow keynoted by President Rodrigo Duterte
Before the official comment to the Supreme Court, Malacañang and President Duterte had provided varying reasons for banning Rappler from presidential events
Malacañang criticizes 'On President's Orders' for being 'overly dramatized' and 'falsely portrays a dangerous Philippines and a murderous government'
The Office of the Vice President assures lawmakers that any increase in its budget would go to its anti-poverty program
Senators are keen on increasing the proposed P673-million budget of the Office of the Vice President
Are President Rodrigo Duterte's large confidential and intelligence funds being used to target his critics? ask progressive lawmakers in the House of Representatives
Only Duterte-allied senators – Bong Go, Ronald dela Rosa, and Francis Tolentino – attend the budget hearings for the Office of the President and Presidential Management Staff
The budget hearing lasts less than 7 minutes. A lawmaker says he intends to question Malacañang's high confidential and intelligence funds when the budget proposal reaches the plenary.
In 2017, then-Ilocos Norte congresswoman Imelda Marcos wrote to President Rodrigo Duterte, recommending the grant of executive clemency to rape-slay convict Antonio Sanchez
The allocation is even higher than what is to be given to the police and the military
'Walang hiya talaga ang mga puti tapos tinuturuan ako ng gagawin ko,' says President Rodrigo Duterte as he blasts the Nordic country for allowing abortion
An administration-allied legislator vows to further increase the budget of Vice President Leni Robredo's office 'in the proper time' to augment her anti-poverty projects
After 8 years of civil war, the Idlib region on the border with Turkey is the last major stronghold of opposition to Assad's Russia-backed government