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Rappler, Maria Ressa listed among ‘most urgent’ press issues in the world

Mar 16, 2019 - 4:54 PM

The top 10 list, which will be updated and published monthly, aims ‘to stand up for journalists under attack for pursuing the truth worldwide’

MOST URGENT. Maria Ressa and Rappler are among the top 10 most urgent issues in the world according to a list that aims to highlight the plight of journalists facing injustice. Rappler photo

More Filipinos unhappy with Duterte gov't handling of inflation – poll

Sep 27, 2018 - 1:45 PM

The September Pulse Asia survey shows 51% of Filipinos disapprove of how the Duterte administration is handling the issue of high inflation, compared to 29% in June

 RICE PRICES. Prices of basic commodities hasvebeen on the rise, driving inflation to a 9-year high in August 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Duterte certifies BBL as urgent, LTFRB on Grab, COA on OGCC | Evening wRap

May 29, 2018 - 7:30 PM

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Lavrov, Tillerson discuss need for urgent North Korea negotiations

Dec 27, 2017 - 8:58 AM

'The sides were united in the opinion that nuclear missile projects in North Korea violate the demands of the UN Security Council,' says the Russian foreign ministry after the two men spoke by telephone

NEGOTIATIONS. In this file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson shakes hands with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov in Moscow, Russia, on April 12, 2017. State Department photo/ Public Domain

Filipinos' growing concern: avoiding being a crime victim – survey

Jan 13, 2017 - 11:28 AM

This is an 8 percentage point jump from 30 the year before In 2015 Filipinos were least concerned about avoiding being a victim of a crime

Duterte must address issues other than crime – poll

Oct 17, 2016 - 5:02 PM

Improving the pay of workers is the most urgent national concern a September 2016 Pulse Asia poll shows

BLOODY. The government's war on drugs is linked to over 3,000 deaths. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Swedish activist detained in China accused of 'inciting opposition'

Jan 19, 2016 - 11:37 PM

It is rare for China to accuse foreigners of national security offences which can carry heavy penalties although some have been accused of spying

Health is Filipinos' top personal concern for 3 years now – Pulse Asia

Jan 11, 2016 - 7:23 PM

As for urgent national concerns stable prices of commodities and improving workers’ pay top Filipinos list according to the national survey in December

Aquino gov't approval rating drops on 4 issues

Mar 24, 2015 - 11:35 AM

UPDATED The Aquino administration scores near majority approval ratings on 7 out of 12 national issues but obtains a higher disapproval rating in its peace efforts

AQUINO CABINET. President Benigno Aquino III and some Cabinet officials at the NEDA Board meeting at the Palace Aguinaldo State Dining Room on June 19, 2014. Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau

Aquino on FOI bill passage: Look at Congress not me

Aug 28, 2014 - 12:12 PM

President Benigno Aquino III reiterates he cannot certify the bill as urgent since there is no emergency situation requiring its immediate passage

5th FOI SNUB. Still no mention of the freedom of information bill in President Aquino's 5th State of the Nation Address. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

Where Filipinos give Aquino a failing grade

Jul 28, 2014 - 9:45 AM

There’s been a considerable drop in people’s approval of the President’s anti corruption efforts but the first negative ratings in 4 years are for his efforts to control inflation and reduce poverty

NEGATIVE RATINGS: President Benigno Aquino III suffers negative ratings in controlling inflation. Malacañang photo

Aquino and the framing of the FOI bill

Mar 30, 2014 - 10:30 AM

The non certification of a bill as urgent is not the equivalent of a rejection of a bill or even its downgrade

Palace: Aquino wants FOI bill passed before term ends

Mar 11, 2014 - 4:55 PM

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte also says he will make good on his promise for the House to pass the FOI bill before 2016 – or you can hang me

Budget reallocated; P26.84B available for Yolanda relief

Nov 12, 2013 - 9:30 PM

A breakdown of where the national government will get how much for the immediate needs of the affected provinces according to the budget department

DECIMATED. Residents walk through debris and toppled power lines in Tacloban City, Leyte on November 10, 2013, three days after devastating Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) hit the city on November 8, but other areas have yet to be reached. AFP/Ted Aljibe

Aquino may certify as urgent bill postponing SK polls

Sep 16, 2013 - 9:17 PM

The President is leaning toward the House version delaying the youth polls for 3 years while the Senate approves it version for a one year postponement

REFORMS NEEDED. Senate Local Government Committee Chairman Bongbong Marcos and Sen Bam Aquino say reforms and restructuring are badly needed in the SK. File photo from Sen Aquino's office

Miriam on RH: Aquino slew monster; Sotto: Poor PH!

Dec 14, 2012 - 2:17 PM

Sen Santiago says President Aquino did what other presidents could not by certifying the RH bill urgent

'PURPLE CHRISTMAS.' RH advocates led by the Reproductive Health Advocate Network visit the Senate to give "RH now" lanterns to RH sponsors Sen Pia Cayetano and Sen Miriam Defensor Santiago. Former Health Secretary Alberto Romualdez was also present. Photo by Ayee Macaraig

Aquino on RH bill: From half-baked to urgent

Dec 14, 2012 - 12:18 PM

From hesitant to urgent President Aquino has come a long way in expressing support for the RH bill

Aquino urged to certify FOI bill as urgent

Dec 02, 2012 - 1:25 PM

But it s an unlikely move for President Aquino who did not include the bill in his priority list

Unresolved issues in the Corona trial

Mar 06, 2012 - 5:12 PM

Do unresolved issues of the impeachment speak of the inefficiency or leniency of the trial against the Chief Justice?