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Palace: Duterte immune from suit

President Rodrigo Duterte. AP File Photo<p>Malacañang insisted on Sunday that President Duterte cannot be hailed to court by the Office of the Ombudsman …

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Carpio: Marcos ineligible for Libingan burial

ANTI-MARCOS Militants protesting the burial of former President Ferdinand Marcos at Libingan ng mga Bayani are blocked by layers of police personnel …

The legal battle over whether carriers truly offer 'unlimited' data may be coming to an end

In 2014, the FTC sued the wireless carrier over its practice of calling wireless plans that throttled data under certain conditions "unlimited."<p>The lawsuit accused the company of failing to disclose how the throttling would occur or that it could dramatically impact a consumer's experience using …

Taguiwalo: CHR has never been objective

DSWD Secretary Dr. Judy M. Taguiwalo. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/MARIANNE BERMUDEZ<p>For Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo, the Commission on Human …

BELMONTE EYED AS CHAIR: House forms special committee on West PHL Sea

Following the Philippines’ victory against China in an international arbitration court, the House of Representatives formed a special committee …

Malacañang welcomes possible Senate probe on extrajudicial killings

Presidential spokesperson Ernie Abella on Wednesday said the Senate is free to make necessary investigations, even about extrajudicial killings …

Cha-cha through con-ass plain common sense, House leader says

Convening Congress as a constituent assembly to amend the Constitution is practical and “plain common sense” given the expenses that the …

PHL’s crime war packs decaying jails

The Philippine penal system is the third most congested in the world, according to the University of London's Institute for Criminal Policy …

Edcel bringing Con-ass to high court

Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman NQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO<p>ALBAY Rep. Edcel Lagman on Sunday said he would bring to the Supreme Court the question of whether or …

Senators chide Duterte for declaring ceasefire

IT WAS an “impulsive” declaration quickly taken back, sliding the country back to square one on the path to peace.<p>Sen. Leila de Lima said this on …

‘GIVE THEM A BLOODY NOSE’: Xi Jinping pressed for stronger South China Sea response

China's leadership is resisting pressure from elements within the military for a more forceful response to an international court ruling against …

Joma tells Duterte: Be patient, don't expect a quick surrender from the CPP-NPA

President Rodrigo Duterte should give the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) time to study the details and effects of implementing a ceasefire, …

NPA attack under probe, should not block peace talks —Jalandoni

The National Democratic Front is investigating the attack made by the New People's Army on July 27 against government troops that resulted in the …

Duterte switches to con-ass as favored Cha-cha mode, Speaker Alvarez says

House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Thursday said President Rodrigo Duterte is leaning toward the formation of a constituent assembly (con-ass) as the …

Duterte can rescind EDCA, academic says

President Rodrigo Duterte has the power to rescind the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) amid the ruling of the Supreme Court declaring …

Kleinkrieg an deutschen Unis

In Deutschlands Uni-Städten werden verstärkt Burschenschaften und Verbindungen angegriffen. Besonders in Göttingen knallt es gewaltig. Nun sorgt sich …

Separatist movement in Catalonia steps up battle with Madrid

In defiance of Spain’s constitutional court separatists hold controversial vote approving unilateral disconnection plan<p>The separatist movement in Catalonia’s parliament has escalated its battle with Madrid after it defied Spain’s constitutional court by debating a controversial pro-independence …

French priest’s killer was freed from jail despite aiming to join jihadis

Hollande under pressure to explain how Adel Kermiche was released from prison after twice attempting to reach Syria<p>The teenage Islamic State follower who cut the throat of a Catholic priest celebrating mass in northern France was released from prison despite being determined to join jihadis in …

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