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Vice President Leni Robredo is off to a good start one week into leading the government's crackdown on illegal drugs, Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo says. PCOO

Palace: Duterte to probe 2 ‘corrupt’ Cabinet execs

Manila – President Rodrigo Duterte will conduct his own investigation into the two Cabinet officials who were allegedly involved in corruption, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador...
Vice President Leni Robredo is off to a good start one week into leading the government's crackdown on illegal drugs, Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo says. PCOO

Robredo doing ‘good’ so far as anti-drug czar – Panelo

MANILA – Vice President Leni Robredo is doing ‘good’ so far in her first week leading the government's crackdown on illegal drugs,...
Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian

Senators wary of China’s possible control over NGCP

MANILA – Several lawmakers have expressed concern about a China-controlled company’s 40-percent stake in the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP)...
Sen. Franklin Drilon. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN

Drilon nixes emergency powers for gov’t infra push

MANILA – The government needs to focus on its infrastructure projects instead of granting emergency powers for President Rodrigo Duterte to manage underspending, opposition...
“Dapat i-audit ng husto ang expenses, hindi lang po ito tungkol sa P50-million cauldron, kung hindi ‘yung ibang gastusin,” says Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon. ABS-CBN NEWS

Drilon calls ‘Build, build, build’ a ‘dismal failure’

MANILA – Opposition Sen. Franklin Drilon has branded the flagship infrastructure program of the Duterte administration as a “dismal failure” with two...
President Rodrigo Duterte met anew with Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founding chairman Nur Misuari in Malacañang on Monday night. Both leaders have agreed the creation of a coordinating body between the government and MNLF. ABS-CBN NEWS

Duterte, Misuari agree to set up peace coordinating body

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte and Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founding chair Nur Misuari agreed to form the government and MNLF...
President Rodrigo Duterte. PCOO

Duterte presses Senate: Pass alcohol, cigarette tax

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has urged the Congress for the immediate passage of the measure that would increase taxes on liquor,...
Vice President Leni Robredo, who co-chairs the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs, says the Philippines can learn a lot from the experiences of other countries. She met with United States (US) officials on Wednesday to discuss possible partnership to address the country’s illegal drug problem. ABS-CBN NEWS

Robredo meets US execs, tackles PH drug problem

MANILA – Vice President Leni Robredo on Wednesday met with United States (US) officials to discuss possible partnership to counter the illegal drug problem...
President Ferdinand Marcos and his family. Photo by Malacanang Photo Library

Sandiganbayan OKs gov’t appeal over junking of P1-B civil case vs Marcoses

MANILA – The Sandiganbayan gave the government a go-signal to appeal the dismissal of a P102 billion ill-gotten wealth case against former President Ferdinand...

PNP: No need to extend Mindanao martial law

MANILA – After the Department of National Defense, the Philippine National Police (PNP) also said  the martial law in Mindanao may not need to be extended...

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