President Détente said Congress must tackle federalism first before passing the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), saying only under a federal system can the constitutional questions on the BBL be resolved. More »


Senators slam Speaker’s plan to convene Con Ass without Senate

MANILA — Senators slammed on Tuesday the position of key House of Representatives leaders that they could convene a constitutional assembly (Con Ass) to amend or revise the 1987 Constitution even without

AFP conducts air patrol over Scarborough Shoal

MANILA — The Northern Luzon Command (Nolcom) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) conducted an air patrol over Scarborough Shoal (Panatag Shoal) on Tuesday in the wake of a tiff

Mocha Uson to return alumni award

MANILA — Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Margaux “Mocha” Uson said on Tuesday night that she intended to return the controversial alumni award granted to her by the University of Santo Tomas Alumni

Direk Maryo J. delos Reyes passes away

INTERNATIONAL and local award-winning director Maryo J. Delos Reyes passed away Saturday night after suffering from heart attack at a party in Dipolog City, his manager June Rufino said. He was 65.

Alaska survives Blackwater for 4th straight win

MANILA — Alaska continued its upward trajectory in the PBA Philippine Cup after holding off Blackwater, 88-84, Saturday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. After starting the conference at 0-2, the Aces have now

Palace says no Filipino can afford research at PH Rise

MANILA — Filipinos do not have the ability or financial means to carry out the research in the Philippine Rise located off eastern Luzon. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque issued this statement on