Consortium: quo warranto petition vs. ABS-CBN a ‘parasitic assault’ on press freedom

ABS-CBN to SolGen Calida: Petition is ‘without merit’

Caloocan communities rise up vs Tokhang as killings continue


Group sees hope for justice for HR victims in 2020

Efforts to exact accountability from the Duterte administration for abuses of human rights…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte statements belie Panelo’s claim that the president ‘does not want’ ABS-CBN to shut down

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo’s claim that President Rodrigo Duterte “does not want”…

VERA FILES FACT SHEET: 3 things you need to know about the Senate voting process

Sen. Imee Marcos and Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III had a brief disagreement on the…

Motor vehicle law highlights children’s rights to proper care and safety

The Child Safety in Motor Vehicle Act (RA 11229), which takes effect in February next year, aims to…


PWD Files

Accessibility, Sensitivity toward PWD commuters

Not a good day for many vulnerable voters

Evacuation centers, relief goods not PWD-inclusive

PWDs left behind in Marikina’s disaster preparedness efforts

Earth Files

Uneasy calm as Taal watch continues

Taal roars after four decades of almost silence

Public urged to use eco-friendly materials and curb wasteful consumption

A decade after Ondoy, lessons are still being learned


Transforming the Ordinary: Into Grit and More Grit

​Julie Lluch wrestles with the time of the plague

O clement, o loving, o sweet Romantic period

The Beethoven connections of Filipino musicians

Beyond food porn

Ballet community up in arms over new artistic director

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