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ICC verdict can be applied on current or former President: Carpio

This was the answer of retired Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpion when he was asked Friday by journalists about the extent of the crimes against humanity case filed against Duterte before the ICC. → Read More

Carpio: Filipinos need leader who can address China issue

MANILA - Retired Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio on Friday said Filipinos need a leader who can address the country’s territorial issues with China. → Read More

Lawmakers eye separate remote facility for heinous crime convicts

Members of three of seven committees investigating the good conduct time allowance (GCTA) controversy have filed a bill that seeks to totally separate heinous crime convicts from other persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) with lower jail sentences. → Read More

Bilibid's hospital ward being used as drug selling area: Go

Convicted drug lords posing as sick inmates inside the New Bilibid Prisons use its hospital’s ward as a venue for their illegal drug trade, Sen. Christopher “Bong” Go said Tuesday. → Read More

'We're not seeking trouble,' Chinese envoy says amid S. China Sea tensions

MANILA – Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua on Friday downplayed the sighting of Chinese research vessels and warships in Philippines waters. → Read More

China still rejects PH arbitral win, says envoy

MANILA – Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua on Friday said Beijing's rejection of Manila's arbitral victory over the South China Sea will remain, as President Rodrigo Duterte said he would finally bring up the landmark ruling with Chinese President Xi Jinping. → Read More

Angara wants anti-red tape stats of gov't agencies

MANILA—Sen. Sonny Angara said Monday he wants government agencies to present their 'anti-red tape performance and targets” during the hearing of their 2020 budget proposals. → Read More

Angara seeks probe over near-expiry, overstocked meds in DOH

MANILA—Sen. Sonny Angara has filed a Senate resolution seeking an inquiry into the overstocking of close to P20-billion worth of drugs and medicines by the Department of Health (DOH). → Read More

Senators defend Duterte's appointment of ex-soldiers, cops in gov't

MANILA - Senators on Wednesday defended President Rodrigo Duterte’s appointment of retired military and police officers after Sen. Richard Gordon voiced out his disapproval against it. → Read More

Tolentino defends Duterte's 'verbal agreement' with China's Xi

MANILA - Neophyte senator Francis Tolentino, who has been vouching his expertise in international law as a lawyer, experienced his 'baptism with fire' in the Senate when he delivered his first privilege speech which centered on President Rodrigo Duterte's agreement with China. → Read More

Battle for Senate committee chairmanships far from over

MANILA - The battle for the chairmanship of highly coveted committees in the Senate is far from over, sources told ABS-CBN News. → Read More

Duterte's men to be Senate seatmates

MANILA - After snagging their preferred committees, President Rodrigo Duterte’s closest allies in the Senate will also get their wish to be seated together, sources told ABS-CBN News. → Read More

Bong Go expresses support for 'Duterte Coalition'

Senator Christopher 'Bong' Go expressed his support for the so-called Duterte Coalition' and explained that he is one with them in their effort to unite Congress behind the administration. → Read More

China rejects 3rd party in probe of Recto Bank boat sinking

China has rejected a third party investigator to probe the June 9 sinking of Filipino fishing vessel F/B GEMVER 1 at the Recto Bank, Malacanang said Monday. → Read More

How Imee Marcos reacted to possible Robredo presidential bid in 2022

Reacting to Vice-President Robredo possibly running for president in 2022, Senator-elect Imee Marcos said: “Napakahaba ng pila, higit sa lahat napakalayo pa ng 2022.” → Read More

4 neophytes attend orientation seminar for senators

MANILA - At least four neophyte senators are attending today’s orientation-seminar for their would-be responsibilities starting noon of June 30, 2019. → Read More

Poe: PH must stand up to China

MANILA – Sen. Grace Poe on Thursday said the Philippines must not let itself be bullied by China, after a Chinese vessel allegedly rammed and sank a Filipino fishing boat in the West Philippine Sea, leaving Filipino fishermen 'to die' in the waters. → Read More

Expert warns of 'tyranny of majority' in Senate

Senate committee chairmanships should be given according to a senator’s capacity and advocacy, a governance expert said. → Read More

DepEd to parents whose kids missed enrollment: Catch up now

MANILA – The Department of Education (DepEd) on Wednesday appealed to parents to enroll their children now before the end of the month to help them catch up with the lessons. → Read More

Lacson sees Sotto retaining Senate presidency

MANILA – Senate President Vicente Sotto III has a good chance of retaining the Senate presidency in the upcoming 18th Congress, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday. → Read More