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What psychic sees under Duterte presidency

MANILA - A psychic on Monday said presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte should be careful with his health, given the difficult tasks ahead as the country's chief executive and commander-in-chief. 

CHR fears 'bounty hunter culture,' slams walk of shame

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) is concerned that the drastic measures enacted by local officials may be violating laws and human rights for the sake of law and order.

How Duterte offered Aguirre the DOJ post

Incoming Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre recalled how presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte broke the news that he's being offered a cabinet post.

Marcos thanks Duterte for 'rightful, healing' stance on dad's burial

MANILA - Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. on Tuesday expressed gratitude to incoming president Rodrigo Duterte for favoring the burial of his father, the late President Ferdinand Marcos, at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.

Congress starts canvass for President, VP

The first battleground in the canvassing of votes for the presidential and vice-presidential race in the 2016 elections has been hurdled.

Duterte to keep Davao bodyguards: police exec

DAVAO CITY - Presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte will retain his set of bodyguards as mayor of Davao City as he assumes his new role as the country's chief executive, a police official said.

NBOC won't look into poll fraud allegations

MANILA - Congress, sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC) for president and vice president, will not look into allegations of electoral fraud.

Gov't urged: Re-open Davao Death Squad probe

MANILA - Human rights advocates on Tuesday called for the reopening of the investigation against the Davao Death Squad (DDS), an alleged vigilante group being linked to presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte.

Guanzon backs third party independent audit of AES

MANILA - Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rowena Guanzon said she is personally in favor of a third party independent audit of the Automated Election System (AES).

PAGASA announces onset of rainy season

CHANGE IS HERE: The rainy season is now in progress, state weather bureau PAGASA declared on Tuesday.