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'Under Vice President Robredo's leadership, we hope that the killings will stop, and the government will finally take a better approach to the problem of illegal drugs,' says human rights lawyer Chel Diokno
In one police report, 3 suspects allegedly point their guns at one cop, but the cop, by himself, manages to kill all 3. It is movie-like fiction, says the Free Legal Assistance Group.
'Police operatives were already conditioned by these information reports not only to arrest suspects but to neutralize them,' the Free Legal Assistance Group tells the Supreme Court
The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan says it 'verified 39 civilian casualties... due to the May 5 air strikes.' It also got 'credible information' about an additional 30 deaths, which are being verified.
Amazon brings smart assistant Alexa to glasses, earbuds, and a ring in new hardware announcements
Chel Diokno, Erin Tañada, and Ted Te file a perjury countercharge against the CIDG officer who filed the sedition complaint. Te admits to meeting to Bikoy who wanted a legal consult.
On Tuesday, September 3, Rappler editor at large Marites Vitug sits down with FLAG lawyer Jun Viterbo to discuss the complaint against key members of the opposition
It sparks debate on a law that applies to all, even to a convict whom the Supreme Court called an "unthinking beast." It also reignites opposition to death penalty
The lawyers cite a Supreme Court decision from 1990 which says that the Office of the Solicitor General only participates in a criminal case when it has 'reached the appellate courts'
The howling of the dogs reverberate in the corridors of power as darkness descends on democracy
'The Secretary of Justice had no legal basis to take any direct action on the matters subject of the letter-complaint,' says the Free Legal Assistance Group
The country's top lawyers, representing the respondents in the inciting to sedition complaint, bear down on the Office of the Solicitor General
According to the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, more than 1,500 civilians were killed or wounded in the Afghan conflict in July
The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office assures the public that medical assistance will continue ‘unless otherwise instructed’
Google also acknowledges its Google Assistant device was liable to 'false accept' pickups, allowing it to record by mistake without having been activated by users
Now that Davao City's longtime mayor has become the most powerful man in the country, his city has taken its place at the ODA banquet table
A study published by the Center for International Media Assistance says that 15% of website cookies in the global south have no identifiable ownership
Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez has committed to connect the New Kinpo Group with the Department of Transportation and the Department of Tourism 'to facilitate its planned installation of airport robot assistants,' says the DTI
The next generation of Google Assistant has been shrunk to fit onto Pixel phones, so your data won't get sent to the cloud
Persons applying for a job for the first time won't have to pay to get an NBI clearance, police clearance certificate, and a barangay clearance, thanks to the First Time Job Seekers Assistance Act
(UPDATED) At least 41 journalists from different media organizations intervene in a Supreme Court petition to end President Rodrigo Duterte's coverage ban against Rappler
There 'is no falsity that can be attributed' to Tiger Resort official Dindo Espeleta, says Las Piñas City Senior Assistant Prosecutor Donald Macasaet
'It appears that not much effort has been placed into identifying and arresting the assailants, based on the length of time devoted to investigating the case,' says human rights lawyer and former SC spokesman Ted Te
(UPDATED) The projects will benefit communities in Aurora, Batangas, Occidental Mindoro, Lanao del Sur, and Maguindanao
'Law students and legal professionals alike look forward to how the courts will resolve threshold issues such as the purported retroactive application of the Cybercrime Prevention Act,' says the Philippine Bar Association
Te says the Supreme Court finalized the Cybercrime Law only on April 22, 2014, which means that in February 2014 when the article was supposedly republished, there was no applicable law
The family of Prosecutor Rogelio Alfiler Velasco comes face to face with the accused
Malacañang assures the family and friends of former Cebu City assistant prosecutor Mary Ann Castro that 'justice will be served'
Former assistant prosecutor Mary Ann Castro is assassinated despite heightened police presence in Cebu City, which is preparing for this weekend's Sinulog Festival
Japan's loans and grants to the Philippines in the first 3 quarters of 2018 reached $5.98 billion or more than 40% of the total Official Development Assistance received by the Philippines during the period
What the Supreme Court may consider is putting together a pool of lawyers it deems qualified to provide legal assistance to indigent litigants and, in specific cases, let the courts require these lawyers to handle specific cases pro bono
Because of budget constraints, the PCSO can only grant less than 5 of 10 requests from financial help
PRESS RELEASE: Deadline for submitting application materials for the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme is January 7, 2019
Davao City lawyer Charmalou Aldevera, a friend of presidential son Paolo Duterte, is being considered to take over the functions of Special Assistant to the President Bong Go
'Amazon launched today what I believe is the industry's largest assortment of home automation products,' says analyst Patrick Moorhead of Moor Insights and Strategy
The Commission on Higher Education says scholars under existing programs outside the free higher education law may be affected by the lower budget for 2019
On top of the millions in penalties, auditors doubt that the 17 projects will be completed within the loan period
But House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya says the realigned P51.792 billion would be itemized so it would not become a version of the illegal pork barrel
(3rd UPDATE) Here is a list of countries and international organizations donating to the Philippines after Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut)
Some P872 million in standby funds are also available
(UPDATED) 'I respectfully believe that I would be of greater value to the judiciary and the Court in the academic world at this time,' Te tells Chief Justice De Castro
The Philippines is set to receive about $60 million of the nearly $300 million in security assistance that the United States will give the Indo-Pacific region
'The attacks on lawyers are part of this dastardly attempt to dismantle the legal system by means of fear and violence,' says Free Legal Assistance Group chairperson Jose Manuel Diokno
Lawyers present during police searches are guided by the following questions: Does the search team have a search warrant? If so, is it valid? If so, is the proper procedure being observed?
'We have decreased the budget for some programs because they are already redundant with the Free Tuition Program,' says Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno
Food packs, sleeping kits, and medicines are provided to some 14,082 displaced families in evacuation centers
Deputy Speaker Fredenil Castro says Senator Panfilo Lacson's warning against the possible return of pork barrel is just 'speculative'
Mary Mitzi Cajayon Uy used as conduit an NGO previously linked to a pork barrel scam
The Department of Social Welfare and Development and local government units provide around P9.16 million in aid to affected residents
The business kits consist of tools and equipments that will help the beneficiaries to 'start a livelihood quickly and become self-employed,' says Acting DOLE Bicol Region Director Rovelinda dela Rosa