Bill seeking to decriminalize marital infidelity filed | Philstar.com

Reference: Punay, E. (2019, October 18). Bill seeking to decriminalize marital infidelity filed. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/18/1961191/bill-seeking-decriminalize-marital-infidelity-filed Bill seeking to decriminalize marital infidelity filed Edu Punay (The Philippine Star) – October 18, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – House lawmakers are pushing for the decriminalization of marital infidelity, saying the law is … Continue reading

‘Repeal law vs offending religious feelings’ | Philstar.com

Reference: Porcalla, D. (2019, October 22), ‘Repeal law vs offending religious feelings’. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/22/1962239/repeal-law-vs-offending-religious-feelings ‘Repeal law vs offending religious feelings’ Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) – October 22, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — An independent opposition lawmaker has filed a bill at the House of Representatives that aims to … Continue reading

Lagman seeks repeal of ‘archaic’ crime of offending religious feelings | Philstar.com

Reference: Cabico, G. K. (2019, October 21).  Lagman seeks repeal of ‘archaic’ crime of offending religious feelings. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/21/1962070/lagman-seeks-repeal-archaic-crime-offending-religious-feelings Lagman seeks repeal of ‘archaic’ crime of offending religious feelings Gaea Katreena Cabico (Philstar.com) MANILA, Philippines — Rep. Edcel Lagman (Albay) has filed a bill seeking to decriminalize the act of … Continue reading

Bill to increase age of consent in rape cases | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. A. (2019, July 17). Bill to increase age of consent in rape cases. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 18, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/bill-to-increase-age-of-consent-in-rape-cases/ Bill to increase age of consent in rape cases July 17, 2019 | 8:38 pm PHILSTAR SENATE MAJORITY Leader Juan Miguel F. Zubiri has filed a bill that seeks to raise the age … Continue reading

Sandigan, VACC await SC move | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, July 06). Sandigan, VACC await SC move. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 08, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/06/sandigan-vacc-await-sc-move/ Sandigan, VACC await SC move By Hananeel Bordey – July 6, 2019 12:05 AM The Sandiganbayan held off action on Ombudsman Samuel Martires’ motion to drop the graft and usurpation charges filed against … Continue reading

DOJ OKs filing of cyberlibel charges vs Rappler » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Damicog, J. (2019, February 6). DOJ OKs filing of cyberlibel charges vs Rappler. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved February 6, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/02/06/doj-oks-filing-of-cyberlibel-charges-vs-rappler/ DOJ OKs filing of cyberlibel charges vs Rappler Published February 6, 2019, 10:22 AM By Jeffrey Damicog The Department of Justice (DOJ) has found probable cause to indict popular news website Rappler with cyberlibel … Continue reading

Reformation for youth offenders | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. J. (2019, February 06). Reformation for youth offenders. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 06, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/02/06/reformation-for-youth-offenders/ Reformation for youth offenders By Mario J. Mallari – February 6, 2019 12:05 AM There will be no jail stay for children in conflict with the law. But Senate President Vicente Sotto … Continue reading

House panel starts deliberations to upgrade criminal justice system » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Luci-Atienza, C. (2018, May 30). House panel starts deliberations to upgrade criminal justice system. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved May 31, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/05/30/house-panel-starts-deliberations-to-upgrade-criminal-justice-system/ House panel starts deliberations to upgrade criminal justice system Published May 30, 2018, 10:27 AM By Charissa Luci-Atienza The House Committee on Justice has started deliberating on the bill seeking to strengthen … Continue reading

Wiretapping, kidnapping raps filed vs Hontiveros | The Manila Times Online

Wiretapping, kidnapping raps filed vs Hontiveros BY MA. REINA LEANNE TOLENTINO, TMT ON SEPTEMBER 26, 2017 Reference: Tolentino, R. L. (2017, September 26). Wiretapping, kidnapping raps filed vs Hontiveros. The Manila Times. Retrieved September 26, 2017 from http://www.manilatimes.net/wiretapping-kidnapping-raps-filed-vs-hontiveros/352853/ Sen. Risa Hontiveros was on Monday charged with wiretapping, obstruction of justice and kidnapping at the Office of … Continue reading

Gov’t hunts terrorists using the Internet | The Daily Tribune News

Reference: Tuvera, T. (2017, June 14). Gov’t hunts terrorists using the Internet. The Daily Tribune. Retrieved June 14, 2017 from http://www.tribune.net.ph/headlines/gov-t-hunts-terrorists-using-the-internet Gov’t hunts terrorists using the Internet Written by  Ted Tuvera Wednesday, 14 June 2017 The government is serious in tracking down terrorists who have been using the social media to incite people to sedition. Roberto Salalima, … Continue reading

Lacson hits de la Rosa over ‘hidden cell’ mess | The Daily Tribune News

Lacson hits de la Rosa over ‘hidden cell’ mess Written by  Angie M. Rosales Tuesday, 02 May 2017 00:00 Reference: Rosales, A. (2017, May 2). Lacson hits de la Rosa over ‘hidden cell’ mess. The Daily Tribune News. Retrieved May 2, 2017 from http://www.tribune.net.ph/metro/lacson-hits-de-la-rosa-over-hidden-cell-mess Not even former superior and mistah of Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General … Continue reading

Senators slam ‘Bato’ | The Manila Times Online

Senators slam ‘Bato’ BY JEFFERSON ANTIPORDA, TMT ON MAY 2, 2017 Reference: Antiporda, J. (2017, May 2). Senators slam ‘Bato’. Manila Times. Retrieved May 2, 2017 from http://www.manilatimes.net/senators-slam-bato/325050/ Senators Panfilo Lacson and Franklin Drilon slammed Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Ronald de la Rosa for abetting the use by the Manila police force of a secret jail … Continue reading

Roque and the Speaker’s ‘open secret’ | Inquirer Opinion

Roque and the Speaker’s ‘open secret’ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 12:12 AM April 19, 2017 Reference: Philippine Daily Inquirer. (2017, April 19). Roque and the Speaker’s ‘open secret’. Inquirer.net. Retrieved April 19, 2017 from http://opinion.inquirer.net/103287/roque-speakers-open-secret Partylist Rep. Harry Roque justified House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez’s extramarital affair as an “open secret.” He said, “Everyone knew in … Continue reading

Ombudsman charges ex-Eastern Samar rep over PDAF scam | PhilStar

Ombudsman charges ex-Eastern Samar rep over PDAF scam | PhilStar By: Elizabeth Marcelo The Philippine Star Updated April 5, 2017 – 4:00pm Reference: Marcelo, E. (2017, April 05). Ombudsman charges ex-Eastern Samar rep over PDAF scam. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved April 05, 2017 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/04/05/1687954/ombudsman-charges-ex-eastern-samar-rep-over-pdaf-scam MANILA, Philippines — The Office of the Ombudsman has charged … Continue reading

PH urged to act on jail ‘purgatory’ | The Manila Times Online

PH urged to act on jail ‘purgatory’ | The Manila Times Online August 4, 2016 5:17 pm Source: AFP/CC. (2016, August 4). PH urged to act on jail ‘purgatory’. The Manila Times. Retrieved August 8, 2016 from http://www.manilatimes.net/breaking_news/ph-urged-to-act-on-jail-purgatory/ MANILA: Images of hellish conditions at an overcrowded Philippines jail triggered calls Thursday from lawmakers and rights … Continue reading

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