MANILA, Philippines - The Palace has defended before the Court of Appeals (CA) the legality of its order suspending Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia for six months over the complaint of the late Vice Gov. Gregorio Sanchez Jr. in 2010.
MANILA, Philippines - Another official of the Akbayan party-list group gets a post in the Aquino government.
MANILA, Philippines - Vietnam has reportedly put up and is now operating a supermarket in Pugad Island in the hotly contested Spratly archipelago to cater to the needs of the growing number of local and foreign tourists visiting its occupied area.
MANILA, Philippines - The Communist Party of the Philippines (CCP) has extended its ceasefire up to January 15, superseding an earlier order to cut short its truce effective 11:59 p.m. Wednesday.
MANILA - The death of a girl hit by celebratory gunfire on New Year's Eve sparked calls Thursday for stricter gun controls in the Philippines, where unlicensed weapons are widely blamed for rampant violence.
MANILA, Philippines – A party-list group is urging the Commission on Elections to defer its scheduled raffle of party-list names tomorrow, January 4, for the midterm elections until the Supreme Court rules on its pending petition for certiorari.
MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino has commuted the sentence of 2 elderly inmates: Arsenio Flores and Francisco Alimpos.
MANILA, Philippines President Aquino previously asked the Office of the President to study the recommendation to abolish the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG), his spokesman, Edwin Lacierda, said Thursday.
MANILA, Philippines - The Palace said government agencies are prepared for the onslaught of tropical depression Auring.
MANILA, Philippines - The Palace assured police retirees that funds are available for their pension, following a reported appeal from the retirees’ association.