For individuals who find themselves in the narco list, there is only one way to get out of it: a tedious adjudication process.
“I think the level of (consciousness) of the people should never be overestimated,” former Commission on Human Rights chairperson Etta Rosales says.
The Russian embassy says Moscow and the Philippines are charting their own course in terms of military cooperation.
Various groups and public officials cite the importance of free speech, expression and a free press in joining ABS-CBN Corp. and its personalities in speaking out against the Office of the Solicitor General’s petition to revoke its franchise.
Anne Pelos, a transgender woman, decided to confront two members of the Makati City Police with the help of her friends instead of going with them to the precinct “for profiling,” saying they know their rights as citizens.
Despite the One-China policy, Philippine government officials considered the situation of workers and other Filipinos who have commitments in China’s administrative regions in lifting the ban on travel to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau.
A security analyst believes that without the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement with the Philippines, US forces would have little choice but to concede the South China Sea to China in the opening stages of a conflict.
Manila has to act really fast to fill the vacuum to be left behind by US troop presence because there are external powers and non-state actors that could take advantage of the security situation, as shown in the past.
President Duterte abrogates yet another treaty on his own, shutting the Senate out of the decision. Lawmakers turn to the Supreme Court again, but administration allies are not enthusiastic.
“The Kingmaker” explores the disturbing legacy of the Marcos regime and examines the Marcos family’s improbable return to power in the country, according to the Cultural Center of the Philippines.