A week after Vice President Jejomar Binay said he was resigning as its chairman, the Partido ng Demokratikong Pilipino-Laban ng Bayan withdrew from the United Nationalist Alliance, the coalition formed for the 2013 elections with the Puwersa ng Masang Pilipino.
Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima on Friday admitted that the status of Technology Resource Center (TRC) director general Dennis Cunanan in the Witness Protection Program (WPP) may be affected by the issue of his alleged receipt of kickbacks from Janet Napoles, as revealed by Benhur Luy.
The Philippine National Police on Friday took arrested housing scam suspect Delfin Lee to the City of San Fernando, Pampanga to present him before Regional Trial Court Branch 42. Lee, accused of defrauding government of P7 billion in spurious housing loans, was arrested in Manila Thursday evening.
A speech delivered by Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio before the Philippine Women’s Judges Association today lays down historical and legal arguments for the Philippine case in its maritime dispute with China.
Pope Francis revealed on Thursday he had succumbed to 'that thief in all of us' and broke the seventh commandment by stealing a small cross from the coffin of a priest so he could remember the man.
The U.S. military carried out freedom of navigation operations challenging the maritime claims of China, Iran and 10 other countries last year, asserting its transit rights in defiance of efforts to restrict passage, a Pentagon report said on Thursday.
The Department of Foreign Affairs has raised the crisis alert level for Venezuela from 1 (precautionary) to 2 (restriction) as the civil unrest in the Latin America country worsened. The heightened alert also bars the deployment of newly hired overseas workers.
Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto on Friday urged Malacanang Palace to infuse more funds for the full utilization of the PNR and the revival of the Pasig River ferry system to decongest road traffic in Metro Manila as simultaneous infrastructure projects have started.