The Committee on Public Safety has been hearing an ordinance for the safety of those who are working with high-voltage electrical lines. It’s now on first reading.
As the Martial Law is still being enforced in Mindanao, a local legislator here urged the public to have their own Barangay Identification Cards (ID).
The Supreme Court (SC), with a vote of 8-6, junked on Tuesday the motion for reconsideration that sought to reverse its May 11 decision that removed Maria Lourdes Sereno as chief justice.
Having stayed the scheduled resumption of the peace talks between the government and the National Democratic Front supposed to happen on June 15, President Rodrigo Duterte changed tone and wanted the negotiations to continue in the Philippines.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has nullified the earlier order of Bureau of Immigration (BI) to Australian nun, Sr. Patricia Fox, to leave the country within 30 days. Her deportation order came after she participated in political rallies criticizing the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte.
Priests in some dioceses in Laguna were already reported to have carried guns with them for self-defense after three priests, all in Luzon, were gunned down by still unknown gunmen.
Following the conviction of Australian pedophile Peter Gerard Scully for qualified trafficking and sexual abuse of female minors, the Regional Prosecutor’s Office has warned individuals who may have possessed or circulated pornographic photo graphs or video clips online, whether related to the case or not, that such act is punishable by law.
The National Democratic Front of the Philippines released the signed agreements with the Philippine Government’s peace negotiating team which disclosed the terms of the temporary cessation of hostilities, land reform and national industrialization and release of political detainees.
The recent admission made by President Rodrigo Duterte saying that the country would never achieve rice self-sufficiency is a clear admission that attainment of rice self-sufficiency and food security is not in the economic agenda of the present administration.
In the midst of the serious threat hurled by President Rodrigo Duterte, the militant group Kadamay expressed unity among their ranks to withstand subjugations and vowed to continue staging more occupations of idle housing projects.