Published: Nov 10, 2021
DAVAO CITY, Davao del Sur, Philippines — Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte on Tuesday backed out from her reelection bid, raising fresh expectations from her supporters that she would seek a national post in the 2022 general elections despite her recent denials.
Published: Nov 07, 2021
MANILA, Philippines — Political dynasties are “not bad” and are here to stay — unless the Consitution and culture are changed, President Rodrigo Duterte said in his speech on Saturday at the inauguration of the Siargao Island Sports and Tourism and the Catangnan-Cabitoonan Bridge in Surigao del Norte.
Published: Nov 04, 2021
To mark the 9th International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists (IDEA) on November 2, media workers from around Southeast Asia gathered together with international stakeholders to consider the best solutions to overcome prevailing constraints on regional media - legal, political and cultural.
Published: Oct 17, 2021
In the time of our elders, when we were just starting out as a young self-governing nation, those who aspired to lead our country felt bound to a code of political statesmanship by which they measured their eligibility for public office. They looked at themselves, so to speak, in the mirror of political virtues to see if they were worthy to offer themselves as stewards of the nation.
Published: Oct 03, 2021
Ruling Liberal Democratic Party President Fumio Kishida intends to dissolve the House of Representatives on Oct. 14 after taking office as prime minister at an extraordinary Diet session to be convened on Monday, according to sources.
Published: Oct 03, 2021
MANILA, Philippines — In a surprise move, President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Saturday that he was retiring from politics, and his longtime aide, Sen. Bong Go, took his place as the administration’s vice presidential candidate in next year’s elections.
Published: Sep 08, 2021
The Supreme Court has suspended from duty two more members of Parliament in the government coalition over a misconduct case filed by the National Anti-Corruption Commission back in 2020, former Democrat MP Nipit Intharasombat posted on his Facebook page on Tuesday.
Published: Sep 05, 2021
WASHINGTON - A major decision for President Biden when it comes to the economy is whether to reappoint Jerome Powell to a second term as chair of the Federal Reserve Board. But that choice is increasingly fanning political flames and could depend on who else the White House assembles to round out the Fed roster.