'KAKAYANIN.' Suppressing pervasive criminality in just six months may be a tall order, but the next Philippine National Police (PNP) director-general is positive that he can deliver on this mandate from presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte.
The Office of the Ombudsman will push through with its investigation into the allegations of corruption against presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte even after he assumes office on June 30, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales said on Thursday.
Presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte said it is better to not have any first lady to avoid any trouble.
DAVAO, Philippines - Life in the slums of Davao became much easier after a fearsome drugs crackdown enforced by mayor-turned president Rodrigo Duterte, awed residents say, offering an insight into what the Philippines can expect under its new leader.
MANILA - It's going to be Pantaleon Alvarez versus Sonny Belmonte for the Speakership of the 17th Congress.
Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria Sison on Wednesday warned that there are some people in the government who have "always sabotaged" peace agreements between the party and the government.
Various lawmakers from different political groupings converged Wednesday to discuss a possible coalition that may thwart the ruling Liberal Party in Congress.
Both the legal national democratic movement and underground leftist groups should welcome a honeymoon with the country’s next president, Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Ma. Sison told a big gathering of progressive forces Tuesday afternoon.
Senatorial aspirant Leila De Lima, who is currently in the 'Magic 12', has urged presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte to rethink his stand on death penalty, as she emphasized that Philippines still has a weak justice system.
MANILA - Newly reelected Las Piñas Representative Mark Villar may not be able to sit in the Cabinet of presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte right away due to legal complications, a veteran election lawyer said Wednesday.