The UN children's agency says the conflict in central Kasai has disrupted food supplies and undermined medical facilities
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No, you can't mount your phone above the dashboard
'They have made matters complicated, when it is basically just about banning the use of cellphones while driving,' says Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito, referring to the implementing rules
The Land Transportation Office reminds motorcycle riders that they cannot use their phones even for navigation under the Anti-Distracted Driving Act
Ulysses Dorotheo of the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance notes, however, that Executive Order 26 is 'not as strong as the Davao ordinance'
According to a 2015 National Statistics Office report, using cellular phones while driving has been one of the top causes of road crash incidents
Drivers under Transport Network Vehicle Service companies rely heavily on navigational apps like Waze and Google Maps
Republic Act No 10913 or the Anti-Distracted Driving Act defines 'distracted driving' as using telecommunications or entertainment devices while in motion or temporarily stopped at a red traffic light
The new law is set to take effect on Friday, May 19
Former solicitor general Florin Hilbay says Republic Act 9417 or the OSG Law guides the allowances of lawyers at the Office of the Solicitor General
Taiwan's visa-free privilege for Filipinos will begin in September instead of June this year
Republic Cement & Building Materials Incorporated is riding on the national government's aggressive infrastructure spending of about P8 trillion until 2022
(UPDATED) His choice of prime minister will be crucial for the first task, with the 46-year-old center-right Edouard Philippe from the Republicans party seen as the favorite for the job
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Each victim may receive a sum of P25,000 to as much as P250,000
US President Donald Trump appears to dig in his heels as he meets Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the White House
Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III says a measure amending the Solo Parents' Welfare Act could be passed by December
Nestor Espenilla Jr has just been named BSP governor. Rappler takes a look at the role of the BSP as Espenilla steps in, along with some of the issues he may face ahead.
Only 9% of Filipinos support lawmakers' bid to lower the age of criminal liability to 9 years old
The proposed measure seeks to amend the Land Transportation and Traffic Code, which currently sets the validity of a driver's license to 3 years
Commission on Human Rights Chairperson Chito Gascon says the statement of PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa on the hidden detention cell 'encourages the climate of impunity that perpetuates wrongful action'
(UPDATED) Commission on Human Rights Chairperson Chito Gascon reminds the police of their 'strict obligation to act only in accordance with law'
The Philippines will pay a token fee of $100 and shoulder the cost of refurbishing the decommissioned ship
The basketball player's girlfriend, Mary Ann Dungca Ting, sustained injuries in different parts of her body, according to the Baguio police blotter
Regalado Highway will be partially closed from Bristol Street to Commonwealth Avenue, from April 17 to June 16 for Phase 1 of the construction
PAWS says that their complaint on the violation of section 9 of the Animal Welfare Act has been dismissed
The President's remarks before the boy scouts show he wasn't aware the Pangilinan Law was amended in 2013, allowing child offenders aged 12 to 15 to be detained in youth centers
(UPDATED) The road closures will not start on April 4 as originally scheduled, according to the project's Traffic Task Force
The new landfill, located in a 45-hectare property in Barangay Pagalungan, is compliant with the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act
Capitol Police communications director Eva Malecki tells reporters officers 'observed an erratic and aggressive driver' in the area, and attempted to stop the vehicle
(UPDATED) The education department also asks the community to be vigilant and proactive in 'preventing and deterring incidents that result in the abuse, exploitation, and discrimination against children'
The President says the sender refuses to take the luxury watch back. So he plans to sell the watch at a discount.
The SC has issued several rulings which state that the Ombudsman has to be impeached and convicted first, before he or she can be made to answer for any other violations
This is due to the firms' failure to get a Certificate of Authority from the Securities and Exchange Commission, and part of the government's crackdown on illegal lending
Filipinos now have until June 30, 2017 to exchange their New Design Series (NDS) banknotes. After June 30, these bills will have no monetary value.
'Iyong asawa ko wala dito to defend himself kaya ako iniisip ko kung ano'ng aksyon. Pinag-aaralan,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
'They're not all proclaimed watersheds, I will agree, but a watershed is a watershed is a watershed,' Environment Secretary Gina Lopez says about the cancellation of 75 mineral production sharing agreements in watersheds
(UPDATED) The Department of Social Welfare and Development joins a signature campaign, to be launched on International Women's Day, calling for amendments to Republic Act 8972
The Rome Statute is precisely designed to demolish the wall of impunity with which state officials commit human rights violations, like the ones occurring on a virtually daily basis in our midst
The grant will be for a maximum period of 6 months to save the lives of about 108,000 people in the violence-wracked Kasai region
The Philippines effectively domesticated the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court when it enacted Republic Act 9851 – the commander in chief can be held liable for crimes against humanity
The ocean sunfish is considered a 'vulnerable' or 'threatened' species
'Jim Paredes, look at me,' says Solicitor General Jose Calida, 'Huwag mong patulan itong mga bata. Look for a person your age. Sinabihan mo silang duwag, try and tell me I'm duwag.'
Masih ingatkah kamu dengan masa-masa 'emo' ketika sekolah dulu?
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Environment Undersecretary Maria Paz Luna says the mining companies were issued show cause orders on February 14 for violating the Philippine Mining Act of 1995
'It's my honor to be jailed for the principles I am fighting for,' says the fiercest critic of President Rodrigo Duterte
Foreign construction firms are restricted to special licenses, hampering their participation in the market and limiting the potential of the construction sector, says the Philippine Competition Commission