The officers, including retired Rear Admiral Cecil Chen, allegedly violated the Government Procurement Reform Act
Only 4 out of the city's 182 barangays maintain a materials recovery facility, which is required under the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act
Lola Ayoy of Juban, Sorsogon, is still not taking any maintenance medicine at age 100
Instead of protecting riders from accidents – the purpose of a 2009 law – helmets have become the criminals' protection, Morong's municipal administrator says
The revised rules of the law have been published, says the Department of Transportation, paving the way for implementation
Democrats are condemning a US Senate replacement bill being crafted by Republicans behind closed doors
In Caloocan, 72-year-old Arturo Fabular walks for 10 hours each day to sell ice drop candy just to make ends meet
The Philippine government says it will soon be arresting one suspect for spreading terrorist propaganda online in relation to the Marawi crisis
Banning texting while driving, or even just holding a phone? See how other countries impose rules to deter distracted drivers from going behind the wheel.
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(UPDATED) The Department of Transportation redefines the much criticized 'line of sight' as it releases the new implementing rules and regulations of the Anti-Distracted Driving Act
Eufronio Torrado recalls the harrowing crash that left him and his wife with injuries, and medical bills amounting to over P300,000
Domestic helpers in the country continue to face abuse despite the implementation of Batas Kasambahay or the Domestic Workers Act of 2013
Contestants are invited to submit a video clip addressing various categories including gayness or 'gender confusion'
Students in public colleges and universities and technical-vocational schools can already enjoy the benefits of the law by the second semester of 2017-2018
This comes a week after the law was suspended due to confusion over its guidelines
Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial is one of the 6 from the Western Pacific Region who received the 2017 World No Tobacco Day 2017 Award
(UPDATED) The two chambers of Congress are set to convene a bicameral conference committee to finalize the measure before President Rodrigo Duterte signs it into law
Candon City in Ilocos Sur goes against the Philippines' local and international commitments to shift farmers away from tobacco to alternative crops and livelihood
Tobacco farmers in Sta Cruz, Ilocos Sur, say their local government uses its share in excise taxes on cigarettes in funding non-tobacco farming projects
Policemen call Jerrie Arraz a 'demon' and details of what he did to his victims convince a Quezon City judge that he is one
The High Court notes that the temporary restraining order it issued in 2015 'never meant to enjoin the processing of the entire gamut of family planning supplies that have been declared as unquestionably non-abortifacient'
Its allied groups are also planning to challenge the declaration before the Supreme Court
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(UPDATED) Transport authorities will first focus on information dissemination, as recommended by lawmakers in a House hearing, following the confusion over the new law
The intent of the law is different from the interpretation of transport authorities, says Senator Grace Poe
(UPDATED) It is back to zero for the development of 5 small airports in Bacolod, Davao, Iloilo, Laguindingan, and Bohol. A prospective bidder feels embarrassed and dismayed over what has happened.
The measure proposes stiffer penalties for parents and syndicates using children to commit crimes, while focusing on the improved rehabilitation of children in conflict with the law
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Where will you place your phone? Can dogs be on the dashboard? What about distracting passengers?
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
Drinking coffee, eating, or putting on makeup while on the road are also prohibited acts classified under reckless driving, says LTFRB member Aileen Lizada
After months-long consultations, Representative Ron Salo says the subpanel on correctional reforms will instead propose amendments strengthening the existing Juvenile Justice Act of 2006
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
(UPDATED) 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
Captain Roy Cuesta recounts his ordeal during the 2012 Scarborough Shoal standoff that prompted the Philippines to sue China before an arbitral tribunal in The Hague
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
Under the Anti-Distracted Driving Act, violators will face fines ranging from P5,000 to P20,000
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While no Philippine bank was affected in the global ransomware attack, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas issues guidelines on dealing with cyber criminals and protecting sensitive data
NBI-Bacolod head Renoir Baldovino says a woman sought their help last month after she found out the American uploaded some videos of them having sex online without her consent
(4th UPDATE) French police say there were 'more than 75,000 victims' around the globe, but caution that this number could increase 'significantly'