Youth and teachers' groups on Tuesday filed a motion for reconsideration asking the Supreme Court to reverse its decision on Republic Act No. 10175 or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, which they called “e-Martial Law.”
Acting on a report by its military, the Philippine government has protested China's recent act of shooing away Philippine boats on Ayungin Shoal, calling Beijing's act a 'clear and urgent threat' to the country's rights.
Efforts to restore normalcy to Tacloban City after the destruction of super typhoon Yolanda have been severely slowed down by the lack of public transport, which was badly decimated by the storm. A major route that used to be served by 300 jeepneys before Yolanda now has only 40 vehicles plying it.
Makati City and Pasig City (ranked together) are the "selfiest" in the world, according to research released by TIME Monday.
(UPDATE2 - 11:43a.m.) The Court of Appeals' First Division has issued a writ of habeas corpus ordering the PNP to bring to court Globe Asiatique founder Delfin Lee and explain his arrest and detention, but Vice Pres. Binay said Lee's alleged victims need not worry about this development.
The number of unemployed Filipinos rose despite the country's above-target economic growth in 2013.
The Aquino administration will be bumping up its rice importation by an additional 800,000 metric tons (MT) this year to ease the rising cost of the staple amid dwindling stocks, the Department of Agriculture said.
First Pacific Managing Director Manuel V. Pangilinan on Monday evening told an audience at Stanford University that the conglomerate will set up an office in Silicon Valley to help spur a more competitive culture in an economic era defined by companies' ability to innovate.