Human rights abuses are not limited to President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called war on drugs as shown in the murder of nine sugarcane workers in Sagay City, Negros Occidental, rights observer Human Rights Watch said.
Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio is not softening his stance on the West Philippine Sea issue while aiming for the top judicial post.
The other winner in the record-high P1.18-billion lotto jackpot prize has claimed his share of the winnings, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office said yesterday.
The suspension of the scheduled increase in excise taxes on fuel next year will still push through even if the trigger price of $80 per barrel will not be met, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said yesterday.
A University of the Philippines professor and project scientist with the Department of Science and Technology’s microsatellite projects bagged this year’s ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women.
There is no reason to have Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV arrested or barred from leaving the country for an offense already dismissed and for which he had expressed remorse, a Makati trial court has ruled.
Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on Monday afternoon faced the media with relief as he thanked and praised Makati Regional Trial Court Branch 148 Judge Andres Soriano’s ruling against his arrest.
Judge Andres Soriano ruled Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV indeed filed his amnesty application and admitted guilt—requirements for applying for amnesty.
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Monday accused former Rep. Neri Colmenares (Makabayan party-list) of using the massacre of sugarcane workers in Negros Occidental to boost his senatorial bid.
All chief justice nominees would still be thoroughly interviewed by the JBC, although not necessarily publicly.