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In the latest Times Higher Education rankings, the University of the Philippines climbs 30 points and is now 65th in the region. The De La Salle University, meanwhile, slides down to the 301-350 bracket.
The Times collects 3 awards, including for Brian M. Rosenthal's investigative report into New York City's taxi industry that revealed predatory loans that took advantage of vulnerable drivers
This means that low-risk convicts, who are clearly convicted of non-heinous crimes, cannot avail of early freedoms even as the pandemic threatens Philippine jails
'I'd like to welcome you to be stationed in Taiwan – a country that is a beacon of freedom and democracy,' Taipei's foreign minister tells journalists expelled from China
A judge in Naga, which is a justice zone, sends a memorandum to his fellow judges to bring the issue to the attention of the Department of Justice
(UPDATED) Naga City Regional Trial Court Branch 61 Judge Soliman Santos, who had approved a plea bargain agreement between the convict and the victim, rules that rape by sexual assault is not a heinous crime
'In Maria Ressa’s tweet was a key to progress on gender issues – the recognition that authentic empowerment of one gender cannot exist at the expense of another'
Time’s ‘100 Women of the Year’ puts the spotlight on ‘influential women who were often overshadowed’
In response to the lawsuit, a New York Times spokesperson says the Trump campaign 'has turned to the courts to try to punish an opinion writer for having an opinion they find unacceptable'
Billie's latest single debuts at number one with over 10.6 million streams, becoming the 18-year-old's first British chart-topper
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra has ordered the National Bureau of Investigation to conduct a case buildup on the killing of prisons legal chief Fredric Santos
The notice aims to prompt readers to do additional fact-checking when accessing the page
The 18-year-old pop icon releases 'No Time To Die' ahead of the upcoming James Bond film of the same name, racking up 2.2 million views in just 6 hours
Brad is nominated for his role as Cliff Booth, a stuntman in 'Once Upon A Time... in Hollywood'
Ramoncito Roque, Maria Belinda Bansil, and Veronica Buño are perpetually disqualified from holding public office
The Times described Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren as the 'radical' and Minnesota senator Amy Klobuchar as the 'realist' choice
'By their own acts, naipit sila sa loob,' says Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra
The 18-year-old Grammy nominee is the youngest artist ever to write and record a James Bond title song
Quentin Tarantino's movie wins the Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor for Brad Pitt at Critics' Choice Awards
Only 827 out of the 2,352 returnees have been released after reprocessing, the Department of Justice confirms
Part 3: Gerald Bantag literally bulldozed his way to get rid of shanties inside Bilibid on his first week. Will it work in fixing congestion and criminality? We take an inside look.
Part 2: Even if many are not heinous crime convicts, former inmates turn themselves in to the Correctional Institution for Women out of fear of the President. Administrative lapses make them worry they won’t be home for Christmas.
Part 1: Massive errors in record-keeping and ill-prepared facilities keep thousands in jail for months, and kill at least 4 convict returnees. They regret heeding the President's call.
The Khmer Times publisher, Mohan Tirvgmanasam Banddam or T. Mohan, has denied the accusations
Melvin Ramon Buenafe once held high hopes to become Bureau of Corrections chief after he was endorsed by PMA classmate and now Senator Ronald dela Rosa
Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, the Time magazine person of 2019, says the UN climate forum has become an 'opportunity for countries to negotiate loopholes and avoid raising their ambition'
'Meaningful change rarely happens without the galvanizing force of influential individuals, and in 2019, the earth’s existential crisis found one in Greta Thunberg,' says TIME editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal
Senator Leila de Lima joins environmental activist Greta Thunberg, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, and US Senator Elizabeth Warren in the Financial Times list
Rami Malek stars as Bond's new enemy
Guess she got all she wanted for Christmas!
Finn and Jake's adventures will be premiering exclusively on the HBO Max streaming platform
The Financial Times publishes internal communications and financial reports it says contained 'strong indications' hundreds of millions of euros of payments processed for some Wirecard clients 'could not have taken place'
Bilibid inmates want to nullify DOJ's new Implementing Rules and Regulations for violating equal protection
(UPDATED) An Australian government spokesperson confirms President Donald Trump asked Prime Minister Scott Morrison to investigate issues raised in Robert Mueller's probe
The Philippine National Police resumes its Tokhang-style hunt for convicts freed through the controversial Good Conduct Time Allowance law
The new IRR has different treatments for heinous crime convicts before 2013 and those after 2013. Is that a violation of equal protection?
(UPDATED) The petitioners argue the DOJ's new internal rules amount to executive legislation and violate equal protection
On Thursday, September 26, the Newsbreak team sits down to discuss whether government is on the right track and what else it can do to full-proof the implementation of the GCTA law
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra makes the statement amid mounting criticism on the DOJ's move to arrest without warrant heinous crime convicts
Around 25 convicts who surrendered will be freed Thursday after verification they are qualified for release
The Department of Justice says it will give second priority to convicts who were either acquitted or granted parole
'That is the burden that the implementors of the law would have to assume,' says Justice Undersecretary Markk Perete
'They are asking for a certification from the BuCor that they will no longer be the subject of rearrest,' says Justice Undersecretary Markk Perete
The Department of Justice is counting on the promise of the Philippine National Police that it will carry out the rearrests peacefully
Justice Undersecretary Markk Perete announces on the radio early Friday morning that the rearrest should be suspended, but cops already started rearresting at midnight
Without warrants, police commence their hunt for convicts freed through the GCTA with a rushed and unchecked list from the Bureau of Corrections