Gov't holds briefing on New Year safety preparations

MANILA, Philippines – President Noynoy Aquino led a briefing today with the Departments of Health and Interior and Local Government, the Bureau of Fire Protection, and the Philippine National Police.

PNoy leads Rizal Day celebrations

MANILA, Philippines – President Benigno Aquino III led the celebrations commemorating the 116th anniversary of the death of national hero Dr. Jose Rizal at the Rizal Park on Sunday.

Cops 'seal' firearms ahead of 2013 welcome

Sinelyuhan na kanina ng NCRPO ang baril ng mga pulis     para hindi na magamit sa pagsalubong sa bagong taon.May babala rin sa mga pasaway na mga pulis.

Palace explains delayed announcement of RH Law

Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte said the announcement of the Reproductive Health bill being signed into law was put off due to the "sensitivity" of the measure.

PH seeks unity after RH law signed

President Aquino called for reconciliation on Saturday after a "divisive" birth control act was signed into law despite bitter opposition from the influential Catholic church. Making sex education and contraceptives more widely available to the poor, the landmark legislation takes effect in mid-January.

Palace confirms RH bill signed into law

MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang on Saturday confirmed President Benigno Aquino III has signed the controversial Reproductive Health bill into law, after keeping mum on the matter Friday night.

SC urged to decriminalize libel

MANILA, Philippines - A group of journalists and lawyers filed on Thursday a petition asking the Supreme Court (SC) to declare unconstitutional the libel provision under the Revised Penal Code (RPC).

Pinoys heading to provinces for New Year

New Year’s Eve na sa Lunes! Kaya sinamantala na ng ilan nating kababayan na umuwi sa kani-kanilang probinsya para makasama ang kanilang mga mahal sa buhay sa Media Noche.

PNoy signs RH bill into law: sources

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) - President Benigno Aquino will formally announce that he has signed the reproductive health (RH) bill into law on Sunday, December 30, a source said.

Be safe, Palace tells New Year revelers

MANILA, Philippines - Malacanang on Friday appealed to the public to minimize firecracker-related injuries when they welcome 2013.