The release of the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) for the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 should enlighten not just our security forces but also the law’s critics and doubters, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said on Thursday.
Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) President Domingo Egon Cayosa on Thursday (Oct. 15) called for improvements in the justice system following the mistreated political prisoner Reina Mae Nasino suffered from including the death of her baby River.
National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL) president Edre Olalia on Thursday (Oct. 15) bared possible plans of filing administrative charges against Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) officials and even to have them cited for contempt for acts of cruelty against political prisoner Reina Mae Nasino.
Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Jaime Morente expressed hope that passenger arrivals in the country will bounce back up next year.
The entire Hall of Justice of Laoang, Samar has been ordered closed by the local government due to possible exposure to the COVID-19 virus, the Supreme Court (SC) said on Thursday (Oct. 15).
The Supreme Court (SC), sitting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), has been prodded on Thursday (Oct. 15) to dismiss the election protest of former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. against Vice President Leni Robredo.
The Supreme Court (SC) has been asked on Thursday (Oct. 15) to immediately act on the petitions against the Anti-Terrorism Law before regrettable events or incidents take place.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has assured that the implementing rules and regulations of the Anti-Terrorism Law follows the Constitution and existing laws.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon pressed the Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) on Wednesday to fast-track the construction of the proposed Panay-Guimaras-Negros bridge.
Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri said Thursday he plans to file a bill limiting the participation of foreign firms in local public works projects to prevent unfair competition with Filipino contractors.
*Makakahabol sa kriminal! PNP: Purchase of new motorcycles to boost cops’ capability
The acquisition of new motorcycles will strengthen police officers’ capability to prevent and respond to street crimes, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said on Thursday.
A day after baring gruesome details of how the Department of Public Works and Híghways’ budget for 2021 was mangled beyond recognition, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Thursday he will push for the cutting of such “illegal” funds.
Only in the Philippines can a corrupt official demanding kickbacks and commissions be called “mabait” and “maginoong kausap.”
Environment Undersecretary Benny Antiporda apologized to the University of the Philippines (UP) community Thursday (October 15) for calling its experts “bayaran.”
Malacañang on Thursday disagreed with the statement of Environment Undersecretary Benny Antiporda calling experts from the University of the Philippines (UP) “bayaran” or paid hacks for criticizing the Manila Bay “white sand” project.
Senator Bong Go expressed his gratitude for the passage of an anti-red tape measure that seeks to give the President authority to simplify bureaucratic processes during national emergencies which, in effect, will improve ease of doing business as well as strengthen the fight against corruption.
The Senate on Tuesday ratified the committee report on the bill amending Republic Act 10068 or the Organic Agriculture Act of 2010, which will make certification for organic produce cheaper and more accessible.
Malacañang on Thursday thanked the Senate for passing a bill granting President Rodrigo Duterte the special power to cut red tape and shorten government transactions.
Senator Win Gatchalian urged public school officials to strictly enforce the Department of Education’s (DepEd) alternative work arrangements and health protocols to make teachers and personnel less vulnerable to infection.
Senator Ping Lacson on Thursday joined his colleagues in questioning the proliferation of Chinese workers in big-ticket infrastructure workers despite many Filipinos without jobs.
Senator Ping Lacson on Thursday said “haggling” by House members for local infrastructure projects in the proposed P666 billion budget of the Department of Public Works Highways (DPWH) resulted in the delay of the submission of the agency’s outlay, leaving the original spending program “mangled, disfigured and mutilated.”
Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Undersecretary Benny Antiporda insulted experts from the University of the Philippines (UP) Wednesday (October 14) after they suggested putting mangroves in Manila Bay instead of filling its shoreline with artificial white sand.
Malacañang on Wednesday welcomed the latest Social Weather Stations survey that showed 71 percent of Filipinos received financial aid from the government since the coronavirus pandemic began.
Camarines Sur Rep. Lray Villafuerte on Wednesday said his removal as deputy speaker showed the vindictive side of the new Speaker, Lord Allan Velasco, and “exposes the kind of ‘leadership’ we can expect” from him.