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No tax for Filipinos earning P21,000 or below monthly under revised DOF proposal

MANILA, Philippines – Under a revised proposal, Filipinos with a monthly income of P21,000 or below will be exempted from paying personal income tax, …

Netizens on Dayan, De Lima questions: 'Papa Jack', 'crossing the line'

MANILA, Philippines – <i>"Ang iyong pag-ibig kay Secretary [Leila] de Lima ay wagas, dalisay, at matatag?"</i> (Is your love eternal, pure, and solid?)<p>Funny …

Schedule of protests vs Marcos burial: November 18

MANILA, Philippines (3rd UPDATE) – Following the unannounced burial of former President Ferdinand Marcos at the Heroes' Cemetery at noon Friday, …

De Lima admits past relationship with driver bodyguard – report

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Leila de Lima admitted that her driver and bodyguard Ronnie Dayan became her boyfriend, but insisted she did not …

Donald Trump is next U.S. president

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – In a result that shocked the world, Donald Trump, real estate magnate and reality television star, wins the …

Alone, pregnant, in hiding

Hello!<p>C<p>OPENHAGEN, Denmark – At the hospital, they served her <i>flæskesteg,</i> a special Danish roast pork that is usually reserved for special celebrations …

Highlights: President Duterte’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) 2016

Faeldon to BOC officials, employees: Support reforms or die

MANILA, Philippines – Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon has vowed to do everything in his power to reform his agency, including "killing" those …

[WATCH] 'Game of Thrones' season 6: Bloopers, funny moments behind the scenes

MANILA, Philippines – When winter has come, it's supposed to be grim. But for the actors of <i>Game of Thrones,</i> we didn't see how much of a fun time they …

Duterte: No ISIS if Saddam, Gaddafi still alive

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – If strongmen Saddam Hussein and Muammar Gaddafi were still alive, the Islamic State (IS, formerly known as ISIS or …

SC acquits Gloria Arroyo of plunder, sets her free

MANILA, Philippines (7th UPDATE) – After nearly 4 years of hospital arrest, former Philippine president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will soon be free.<p>The …

IN PHOTOS: QC neighbors welcome Aquino back

MANILA, Philippines – Outgoing President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday, June 30, is set to return to his home in Times Street in Quezon City.<p>Aquino …

Durian tartlet, kesong puti in Duterte inauguration menu

DAVAO CITY, Philippines (UPDATED) – With the presidential inauguration 3 days away, organizers have finalized the food to be served to guests.<p>Only 5 …

Southeast Asia budget guide: 4 countries, 23 Days, P33,000 all in

Dreams will always be dreams unless you actually do something to achieve it. This is what I always remember every time I want to achieve something in …

Catcalling: Duterte broke the law in own city

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – While vowing to implement the law with an iron fist, President-elect Rodrigo Duterte broke an ordinance in his own …

'Duterte might attend proclamation in Congress'

MANILA, Philippines – Despite saying he will skip such a "corny" event, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is expected to attend his proclamation in …

Robredo wins as VP on late husband's birthday

MANILA, Philippines (4th UPDATE) – Congress finished the canvassing of votes for president and vice president on Friday evening, May 27, with Liberal …

PH's Jaclyn Jose wins best actress at Cannes

CANNES, France – Filipino actress Jaclyn Jose won best actress at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday, May 22, for her mesmerizing performance as a …

Duterte’s Cabinet choices ruffling feathers in his own circle

There seems to be discord in Davao City.<p>Rody Duterte’s choices for his Cabinet have been generating mixed reactions from the public for the past few …

Duterte camp apologizes to Quiboloy

MANILA, Philippines – Rodrigo Duterte’s camp apologized to Pastor Apollo Quiboloy for appearing to block him from the president-elect.<p>In a press …

Aquino: Giving up West PH Sea claim 'political suicide'

MANILA, Philippines – Less than two months before his term ends, President Benigno Aquino III warned that it would be "political suicide" for any …

Duterte ‘blocking’ Quiboloy’s efforts to help with Cabinet choices

MANILA, Philippines – The camp of Kingdom of Jesus Christ founder Pastor Apollo Quiboloy expressed disappointment with president-elect Rodrigo …

IN PHOTOS: Heart Evangelista, Chiz Escudero vacation in Balesin

MANILA, Philippines – Days after the election, Heart Evangelista and her husband senator Chiz Escudero headed to Balesin with family and friends.<p>Chiz …

Comelec: Hash code issue blown out of proportion

MANILA, Philippines – Raised by the camp of Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr, the issue over an election-related hash code has been blown out of …

Comelec on change in hash code: 'No cheating'

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Thursday, May 12, denied insinuations of cheating after a "cosmetic" change …

Comelec declares special elections for 17,600 voters

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday, May 11, declared special elections in 52 polling precincts …

[Balikbayan Voices] Why Filipinos chose the 'dictator'

Most of you will read articles in the media calling Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte a "fascist," "punisher," or "dictator." Some have even called …

Grace Poe concedes to Rodrigo Duterte

MANILA, Philippines (4th UPDATE) – Senator Grace Poe on Monday evening, May 9, conceded the presidential race to Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte.<p>Poe …