​Duterte targets CPP-NPA-NDF in his 2nd SONA

2016 SONA promise tracker

Killings of farmers on the rise under Duterte

A year under Duterte: Explaining the president


VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte orders breach of bidding rules anew

In his 2nd SONA, Duterte told a Cabinet official to 'not mind' the Commission on Audit.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte repeats wrong claim about Davao City’s economic growth

President Rodrigo Duterte, in his second state of the nation address (SONA) Monday, repeated an…

​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Marcos copycat or not?

President Rodrigo Duterte’s string of inconsistent statements about the late president Ferdinand…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte on SC's role in martial law

President Rodrigo Duterte has been vacillating on his stand about the Supreme Court’s role in the…


Trump has a lot to learn from Duterte on taming media

North Korea in the lives of Filipinos

The height of impunity


PWD Files

PWDs in conflict areas in Mindanao lack access to humanitarian aid

Significant change in last 10 years: Autism awareness

Different is okay, ‘The Wong Kids’ shows Deaf community

Filipino Paralympian swims for silverware in Rio

The Chit Estella Road Safety Page

Vehicle inspection centers riddled with levels of malfunction

Inadequate road signs, ‘speeding’ driver factors in Tanay crash

Be informed: The new IRR of the Anti Distracted Driving Law

‘Sandwiching’ kids in motorcycle unlawful


MSJO is second best in Vienna International Youth music fest

A classical guitar maestro finally gets his due

The Philippines as absurd Wonderland

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