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FOR the first time, President Rodrigo Duterte met Wednesday the National Security Council (NSC) to tackle the country’s next steps on vital issues, including the ruling of the Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration on the South China Sea dispuRead more
SAMAHAN ng Progresibong Kabataan (Spark)--the political youth group that filed a petition before the Supreme Court (SC) to stop the implementation of curfew ordinances of three municipalities--has lauded the Court in its speedy issuance of a TempoRead more
MANILA — An Indian who led a grassroots movement on behalf of the low-caste Dalit community and the Philippines' chief anti-corruption fighter are among this year's six recipients of the Ramon Magsaysay Award, regarded as Asia's equivalent of theRead more
IN LINE with the zero queuing and citizen convenience policies of the Duterte administration, Senator Cynthia Villar filed a bill seeking to extend the validity of the regular Philippine Passport from five to ten years to resolve long queues and bRead more
THE Senators on Tuesday have approved the chairmanships of 21 Senate committees during its plenary session.
The announcement of the committee chairmanships was made a day after the 17th Congress opened its First Regular Session.Read more