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Manny Pacquiao to run for president in 2022

Pacquiao's star power in a country famed for its celebrity-obsessed politics will put him in a strong position in the presidential race

Boxing champ Manny Pacquiao sues ‘Appointed Son of God’ for libel

Manny Pacquiao filed the case against Pastor Apollo Quiboloy, a self-proclaimed "Owner of the Universe" and "Appointed Son of God”

Silent murmurs of a benighted people

We are a people united only by a collective helplessness and paralysis that is expressed so loudly in silent murmurs

Inday Sara says she has ‘running mate’ offers for 2022 Philippine...

Inday Sara said Sherwin Gatchalian and Bong Go "personally expressed their offer to run as my vice president”

Duterte’s variants, nothing more

Filipinos have been treated of late to the swish and jangle of political telenovela

Senator Bong Go rejects party endorsement to run as president in...

Go said he wanted to devote his attention to helping fight the coronavirus pandemic

What’s in a bubble?

The bubble metaphor is important because it is the dominant frame of President Rodrigo Duterte’s militarized approach to the pandemic.

Bishop tells Filipinos to vote wisely as Duterte announces intention to...

Opinion polls show Duterte remains hugely popular, despite his bloody anti-drugs campaign and criticism of the pandemic response

Relatives of drug war victims alarmed by Duterte’s talk of staying...

Duterte's critics believe the prospect of losing immunity after the end of his term makes him keen to run for vice-president

Bishop says Duterte decision to run in next year’s elections ‘highly...

"Perhaps his motive of running for [vice president] is self-protection,” said Bishop Arturo Bastes, retired prelate of Sorsogon

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