Published: May 09, 2022
Philippine residents headed to cast their ballots on Monday (May 9), after polls opened in the country's most divisive presidential election in decades, with the prospect of a once-unthinkable return to the rule of the Marcos family, 36 years after they were toppled in a "people power" uprising.
Published: May 05, 2022
Former political prisoner Cristina Bawagan still has the dress she wore the day she was arrested, tortured and sexually abused by soldiers during the late Philippines' dictator Ferdinand Marcos's brutal era of martial law.
Published: Mar 13, 2022
The Philippines and the United States have agreed to strengthen their “strategic civil nuclear cooperation” to improve the country’s energy security and other nonmilitary uses of nuclear power under a memorandum of understanding (MOU), the Department of Energy (DOE) said on Saturday.
Published: Jan 04, 2021
The Philippine economy may grow by 7 percent next year after shrinking by 11 percent this year as mobility improves alongside the migration to digital platforms, Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) lead economist Emilio Neri Jr. said.
Published: Jul 28, 2020
President Rodrigo Duterte pushed for corporate tax cuts and targeted support for pandemic-hit industries as part of a recovery plan, and told lawmakers on Monday he'd asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to help the Philippines get priority access to a covid-19 vaccine.
Published: May 13, 2020
MANILA, Philippines — Lockdown measures will be eased in much of the country beginning Saturday, but Filipinos cannot return to their old ways because the new coronavirus remains a threat to public health, Malacañang said on Tuesday.