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P20-bill still legal tender, says Roque

Manila Bulletin 28 Sep 2021
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque branded as fake news the reports circulating via text message that the P20 banknote will no longer be recognized as legal tender before the end of 2021 ... Quismorio/ MANILA BULLETIN).

Drilon questions legality of PCOO’s social media office

The Philadelphia Inquirer 27 Sep 2021
MANILA, Philippines --- Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Monday questioned the legality of the creation of a social media ...

German, 3 Pinoys arrested for illegal occupation of Boracay forestland

Manila Bulletin 24 Sep 2021
“They may claim possession of the land, but it is illegal to occupy forestland,” Rivera told Manila Bulletin in a phone interview. The government allows legal presence of structures along the forestland if a Forest Landuse Agreement for Tourism Purposes (FLAgT) is issued by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) ... .

Police: ‘Altercation’ between Ongpin, Jonson possible

Sun Star 23 Sep 2021
In a statement, Sunga Salandaan and Ampuan Law Offices, the legal counsel of Jonson’s family, agreed there was a “heated altercation” between the two before they locked themselves inside their room ... The National Bureau of Investigation shall conduct another autopsy in Manila,” it added.

Impunity against judiciary gone berserk: Inquirer

Straits Times 22 Sep 2021
MANILA (PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The country's legal profession was dealt another blow on Sept 15 when, at around 5 pm, two motorcycle-riding gunmen fatally shot human rights lawyer Juan G ... The legal profession is not spared, and our colleagues have become main targets."

The deaths are not minimal

Manila Standard Today 20 Sep 2021
I am simply flabbergasted by a group of people who staged a rally last Sunday in Manila to demonstrate their belief that COVID-19 is a “hoax.” It’s easy to say they are those who may have totally lost it, maybe as a result of prolonged lockdown, deprivation and hunger.

Ruel Foundation: Bridging hope for disadvantaged children

Journal Online 20 Sep 2021
Giving is not just about making a donation. It is about making a difference ... After completing the pre-stages of the whole legal adoption process, Mr .and Mrs. P, who are based in Manila, are set to finally place Baby P in their home ... But due to the imposition of Enhanced Community Quarantine in Metro Manila, the placement has been delayed for now ... .

Groups defend Duque from 'demolition' crew

The Manila Times 19 Sep 2021
R1MCEA President Ramon Bautista and Nadea President Lorenzana Serafica said the issues against Duque lacked factual and legal bases ... 4, 2021, a copy of which was obtained by The Manila Times, Bautista and Serafica added that while they respected an investigation by the Senate of ...

Philippines' Duterte will 'die first' before facing ICC

McAlester News-Capital 16 Sep 2021
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's top legal adviser lashed out Thursday at the International Criminal Court's decision to investigate allegations of crimes against humanity during his bloody war on drugs, accusing the court of being used as a pawn by the popular leader's political opponents.

Palace still won't share drug war records with CHR; officials insist local courts are working

Manila Bulletin 16 Sep 2021
Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque and Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo (FILE PHOTOS MALACAÑANG/RTVM/MANILA BULLETIN) ... Kasi DOJ, sa ating sistemang legal, ang magsasampa ng kaso (What’s important is the DOJ because it is the one that will file the cases according to our legal system),” Roque said.

Lawyer’s killing in S. Cotabato another attack on jurists resisting ‘tyranny’ – NUPL

The Philadelphia Inquirer 15 Sep 2021
MANILA, Philippines --- The killing of lawyer Juan Macababbad in South Cotabato on Wednesday is another attack on legal professionals ...

iceTech Trendsetters and Pioneers Gather to Push Nationwide Digital Transformation

Manila Standard Today 14 Sep 2021
Holding both a Bachelor of Science and a Juris Doctor of Law from the University of the Philippines, and serving as Chairman of Legal Tech Philippines Association and Co-Founder of Legal Hackers Manila, Veloso’s insights brilliantly intersected the technology and legal fields.

DFA repatriates 367 distressed, undocumented Filipinos from Middle East

Manila Bulletin 14 Sep 2021
13. (DFA photo) ... 13 ... Prior to their repatriation, the Embassy provided assistance-to-nationals (ATN) services for various cases covering migration-related, legal, medical, and social welfare concerns. Another chartered flight from Dubai, UAE is arriving in Manila on September 16 ... .

FLAG: Harry Roque ‘ill-suited’ to join international law commission

The Philadelphia Inquirer 13 Sep 2021
MANILA, Philippines --- The Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG) has raised objections to the nomination of presidential spokesperson Harry ...