Justice department drops rebellion charge against Karen Aizha Hamidon.
Lawmakers from both houses vote 240-27 in favor of president’s request.
Governor of southern province welcomes move, but politicians in Manila warn of creeping authoritarian rule.
However, seven soldiers and a police officer were hurt in guerrilla attacks over weekend.
With battle over in Marawi, president says more time is needed to eradicate armed groups.
Pham Minh Tuan was kept captive in southern Philippines jungles for more than a year.
State-run health insurance will cover expenses of vaccinated children who show signs of severe infection.
Congress rejected Paulyn Jean Rosell-Ubial after she approved the use of Dengvaxia.
In October, President Rodrigo Duterte had ordered police to play a less active role.
Officials say attackers opened fire at civilian homes in remote town.
Meanwhile, 7 New People's Army guerrillas die in clashes in southern Philippines.
Dengvaxia “does not give you dengue,” French drug maker firm Sanofi says in new statement.
Four officers wounded in attack after president threatened to place guerrillas on terror watch list.
Investigation of government’s deal with pharma firm Sanofi Pasteur could lead to criminal charges.
An undetermined number of guerrillas have “defected” to pro-IS group in Mindanao, senior MILF official says.
Dengvaxia could cause adverse side-effects and risks for some people, drug’s French manufacturer has warned.
Clashes take place after president ends talks with Maoist-inspired insurgents.
Manila’s bilateral ties with Hanoi remain “very strong,” President Rodrigo Duterte says.
Government moves to provide housing for thousands amid fears the destruction could fuel radicalization.
President Rodrigo Duterte pledges to correct “historical injustice.”
President Duterte says guerrillas will soon be listed as terrorists.
Moro Islamic Liberation Front “will be hurt” if Congress fails to pass autonomy law, rebel group’s senior leader says.
South China Sea action marks capitulation to China, says Philippine congressman.
The Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC) had voted to lift the ban.
Amnesty International says the army and IS-linked militants were responsible for atrocities.
President Duterte vowed to crush the guerrilla force after ending the Marawi gun battles.
President describes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s statement as a “personal insult.”
Duterte noted a positive turnaround in relations that had soured over South China Sea dispute.
Rein in military, Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi told during ASEAN Summit and side meetings in Manila.
Duterte earlier sidestepped sea dispute between China and Southeast Asian neighbors.