Interior Secretary Roxas II said the Election Day incident involving the failed bid of lawmen to search the house of Senator Revilla Jr. for guns and armed men was a legitimate police operation to enforce a Comelec gun ban.
The National Board of Canvassers on Monday night suspended the canvassing of votes for partylist groups. This was after the NBOC tallied 110 certificates of canvass covering over 39 million votes.
Amid the jitters caused by Saudi Arabia’s crackdown on illegal foreign workers, the kingdom has signed with the Philippines a labor agreement with unprecedented terms meant to ease the deployment of more Filipino household service workers (HSWs) and improve the situation of those already there.
Filipinos in Taiwan are safe, a Taiwanese official assured on Monday, highlighting the case of one Filipino who has received P164,000 in compensation after being beaten by gangsters.
Commission on Elections Chairman Sixto Brillantes is urging Congress to pass a measure that will postpone the October 2013 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections to next year or early 2015.
A militant peasant group on Monday questioned the Department of Budget and Management for leaving out Quezon and Laguna in the priority provinces to be funded by the coco levy.
(UPDATED 6:38 p.m.) The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has restricted the access to its special deposit accounts (SDAs), saying only trust accounts and unit investment trust funds (UITFs) can park and earn interest from these instruments.
Man is in deep crisis, Pope Francis told a huge crowd of faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square for an evening vigil on Saturday, May 18.