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PH not pressuring China over arbitration of maritime disputes, says Palace official

Monday, 25 April 2016 09:36 Written by
  MANILA, April 25 - A Palace official on Sunday denied that the Philippines is trying to pressure China over an arbitration of the South China Sea disputes.Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi described the Philippines’ move to present its case…

Political clans start to dominate party-list groups

Saturday, 23 April 2016 08:23 Written by
  As the passage of an antipolitical dynasty law remains doubtful, political clans try to strengthen their influence by seeking seats in Congress through the party-list system. Members of dominant political families, including former officials and those on their third…

EU delegation in the Philippines celebrates 25 years

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 07:15 Written by
The European Union delegation in the Philippines has come a long way since it was established a quarter of a century ago.Today, we look back at the past 25 years and look forward to the future.Ambassador Franz Jessen tells us…

After 30 years of rivalry, UP political orgs unite vs Bongbong

Friday, 15 April 2016 10:33 Written by
  Three decades after serving as student leaders and activists with different stances on issues, never did they imagine that they would be sitting at one table.Read more:

Filipinos overseas start casting their votes - DFA

Thursday, 14 April 2016 02:10 Written by
MANILA, 14 April (PIA) – The Overseas Absentee Voting (OAV) kicked-off last April 9 in different parts of the world, wherein Filipinos working and based in abroad have already started casting their votes for the Philippine National Election on May…

More than 550 consultations on Bangsamoro peace process done by GPH panel alone

Wednesday, 13 April 2016 03:36 Written by
PASIG CITY, Apr. 13 -- The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) today pointed out that the Government of the Philippines (GPH) peace panel conducted and participated in 553 consultations among the various stakeholders of the…

VP candidates agree to pass anti-dynasty law

Sunday, 10 April 2016 18:41 Written by
MANILA, Philippines – All six vice presidential candidates agreed that it is time to pass an anti-political dynasty law during the Commission on Elections (Comelec) debate on more:

Martial law needed to solve crimes in 6 months, Enrile says

Thursday, 07 April 2016 05:00 Written by
  Presidential candidate Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte can only solve criminality in the country within six months if he would declare martial law, Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile said on Thursday.Read more:
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