MANILA — The Geneva based-United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council will review this week the Philippine observance of economic, social and cultural rights, such as the government’s approach to illegal drug users,
UNITED NATIONS — Despite growing international criticism of his government’s bloody crackdown on illegal drugs, the Philippines’ top diplomat told world leaders Saturday that the rule of law governs the campaign to
TOKYO – The Philippines should not fear that it is alone in its effort to uphold the rule of law in its territorial dispute with China over parts of the contentious South
MANILA — Calling the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) the “most corrupt” government agency, President Rodrigo Duterte said he wanted to study whether it should be abolished. Speaking before local officials in
MANILA — Former Justice Undersecretary Francisco Baraan III has dismissed as “complete nonsense” accusations of convicted bank robber Herbert Colanggo that he profited from the transfer of high-profile prisoners inside New Bilibid
MANILA — Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Thursday denied the allegations of former Justice Secretary and now Senator Leila de Lima that Marine Lieutenant Colonel Ferdinand Marcelino is being coerced to
MANILA — “You will see me more often in China.” So said President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday during a speech at the inauguration of a power plant in Misamis Oriental as he
MANILA — Senator Leila de Lima did not only condemn but also vehemently protested what she described as “sheer indecency and foulness” of allowing her cellphone number and home address to be
MANILA — The Philippines needs the United States for the South China Sea, where it remains locked in a territorial dispute with China, according to President Duterte. Mr. Duterte made the statement
MANILA — President Duterte let loose a fresh string of tirades against the European Union on Tuesday after it called for a halt to extrajudicial killings of drug suspects in the Philippines.
MANILA — The Supreme Court (SC) affirmed on Wednesday the 2015 ruling of the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) which declared Sen. Mary Grace Poe Llamanzares a natural-born Filipino and qualified to hold
MANILA — Confessed assassin Edgar Matobato on Thursday flip-flopped on President Rodrigo Duterte’s alleged role in the killing of a suspected international terrorist when Duterte was still the mayor of Davao City.
MANILA – Is self-confessed hitman Edgar Matobato credible? The allies of President Duterte say no, but Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV said he will prove them wrong. According to Trillanes, he will be