Rappler's latest stories on regions in the Philippines
The Philippine Statistics Authority says the number of jobless people in Northern Mindanao rose to 236,000 in April 2020 – more than double the number of unemployed workers in April 2019 – due to the coronavirus pandemic
Rappler condemns the move as an attack on press freedom, the right to free speech, and the public's right to know
'Central Luzon remains a major flashpoint for communist insurgency and in the white area operation,' says Central Luzon police chief Brigadier General Rhodel Sermonia
Police Regional Office 11 chief Brigadier General Filmore Escobal says Patrolman Angelo Tito and 4 other rookie cops fainted during training. Tito died a day later, while 3 are still in the hospital.
Brigadier General Debold Sinas is coming in from Cebu City to take charge of the National Capital Region Police Office. Learn more about him.
Incumbent National Capital Region Police Office chief Major General Guillermo Eleazar is set to become the Philippine National Police's chief of the Directorial Staff
This police district director has required the thousands of cops in his jurisdiction to pay P100 each for the renovation of toilets in his headquarters
The gap between rich and poor regions widens even more. To address this, the National Economic and Development Authority calls for higher spending on infrastructure and social services.
Brigadier General Ramil Bitong says the New People's Army rebels hastily escaped, leaving behind their valuables and subversive documents
Which region had the highest inflation? Where did vegetable prices spike the most? Here's a look.
The draft constitution 'allows the president to assume all the necessary powers of government – executive, legislative, and judiciary – to prevent the breakup' of the federated republic, says Consultative Committee chairman Reynato Puno
Estate tax and donor's tax will be collected by the regions and not by the national government. An equalization fund will help lagging regions catch up with more prosperous ones.
In the Consultative Committee's draft federal constitution, there will be 18 regions to be led by a regional governor elected by their regional legislative assembly
The National Capital Region Police Office assures the public of prompt response to reports and complaints made through its official hotline
The real battle for the powers of the new Bangsamoro region will take place during the bicameral conference committee hearings, when the Senate and the House reconcile their versions of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law
28 senators and representatives are chosen to reconcile conflicting provisions in the bills separately passed by the Senate and the House of Representatives
The setup will 'provide better perspective on how to merge regions later on or how to strengthen existing regions,' says subcommittee vice chairman Edmund Tayao
The students will present their findings in September 2018 on redesigning the Baseco Compound, the Manila Port Area, the Pasig River edges, and Intramuros
Non-agricultural workers will now receive P512 per day while agriculture and service workers will get P475 per day
Once the fish fry sent here from China have become fully-grown and have reproduced, they will be exported back to Xiamen, where the market price of the said commodity hovers at around P3,000 per kilo
Who ordered the transfer of Superintendent Marvin Marcos and his men en masse to CIDG Region 8?
Rappler talks to security analyst Malcolm Cook about President Duterte s international debut
A huge colorful mural is painted on houses on the hillside community of Stonehill Botiwtiw and Sadjap STOBOSA in Barangay Balili La Trinidad Benguet
The Philippines takes silver at the Asian Football Confederation Under 14 Girls Regional Championship a repeat of their best finish in 2014
The Philippines makes it to the Asian Football Confederation Under 14 Girls Regional Championship match after drubbing Myanmar 5 1
Calling themselves Pinoy Hackers the group tells people not to allow their votes to amount to nothing
The Antonio Bautista Air Base in Palawan has been the site of maritime exercises with the militaries of the US Japan and Australia
This week’s hearings in the UN Arbitral Tribunal a battle for the rule of law deserve every Filipino’s attention and support
A group led by the Cordillera Administrative Region’s top real estate builder and leaders of various churches have jumpstarted an initiative to help the bereaved families
Only the Batanes Group of Islands remain under public storm signal no 1
UPDATED The quake was recorded as a magnitude 5 7 tremor the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology Phivolcs said
Joint police and military forces find medical kits subversive documents and improvised explosive devices in the rebel camp
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency does not have to course its applications through prosecutors They can go to the Manila and Quezon City RTCs
Jean Marie Boh Ponce accidentally shot himself Friday November 9 as he prepared a caliber 40 handgun for his personal protection
The growing rivalry between China and the US in Asia provides a strategic context that complicates the regional situation