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Financial technology trade association FinTechAlliance.ph seeks to rub out abusive collection practices and excessive disbursement of loans which result in heavy debt
A liberal outlook in dealing with online platforms will certainly have basis in law. Otherwise, we stand the risk of spiraling down a dangerous path of isolation from the rest of world.
This is the story of the child brides of Marawi, the once-prosperous city ravaged by war
PSA data says that in 2017, there were more illegitimate children than legitimate children in the Philippines
Commuters brands the traffic schemes considered by the MMDA as 'band-aid' solutions, especially when the public transport system remains a mess
A former Pagcor consultant submits ‘brand coding’ traffic scheme proposal to MMDA
When Fatima woke up three days into the new year, she had no idea the day would end with her becoming tied for the rest of her life to a man she barely knew
(UPDATED) Article 99 of the Revised Penal Code says good conduct time allowance 'once granted shall not be revoked'
Senate President Vicente Sotto III wants to amend the Good Conduct Time Allowance law to exclude heinous crime convicts, but Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon disagrees
The retroactive application of the law on Good Conduct Time Allowance will result in the mass release of around 11,000 Bilibid inmates
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
(UPDATED) The High Court is set to discuss Article 992 of the Civil Code which says an illegitimate child has no right to inherit from the legitimate relatives of his father or mother
Asked who is 'delaying' the completion of the South China Sea Code of Conduct, President Rodrigo Duterte says, 'It could be China. Nobody else is asking us to wait.'
Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, echoing Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr, says the supposed deal is not yet enforceable since it lacks the necessary terms and conditions
'You cannot stop the President from doing measures or steps that, to his mind, are the correct way to obey the constitutional command to him to protect and serve the Filipino people,' says Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo
The ramming of a Filipino boat by a Chinese vessel in the Reed Bank could force Southeast Asian countries to put pressure on China for an early agreement on a rules-based code
Transferring via QR codes is currently the only free option users have when transferring to an unenrolled account
While the country's sultan announced this week that such measures would not be enforced, the country remains on the defensive at a rare review of its record at the United Nations Human Rights Council
(UPDATED) The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority suspends number coding for public utility vehicles on Tuesday, April 23, to help commuters in case railways were damaged in the Luzon earthquake
For starters, labor lawyer Allan Montaño says there is a big difference to changing the word ‘or’ to ‘and’ in the labor code definition of a contractor and sub-contractor
(UPDATED) The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority says there will be no number coding beginning Holy Wednesday, April 17, until Easter Monday, April 22
(3rd UPDATE) Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa pleads not guilty to 4 tax-related charges in her arraignment at the Court of Tax Appeals
This is for a separate case that stems from last year's anti-dummy complaint filed by the National Bureau of Investigation
The Commission on Elections takes baby steps by attempting to regulate social media in the May 13 elections. It faces a number of challenges.
‘Honesty is, therefore, a matter of oath derived from legal sources, not a matter of option driven by market forces,’ says former ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales
The amended Corporation Code allows the formation of a corporation by a single person and grants a perpetual corporate term
The number coding option on Google Maps will let users attempt to plot routes that bypass coding-restricted areas in Metro Manila
(UPDATED) Legal terms are sometimes confused with each other, even by trial judges and media practitioners
The Philippine Tax Whiz consolidates all the new alphanumeric tax codes (ATCs) under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion law
'Whether or not it is legally binding, any document we have signed, we will strictly abide by it and firmly implement it,' says Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi
The bill will attempt to supersede a 2009 Supreme Court ruling that decriminalized the provision in the Omnibus Election Code
Elections spokesman James Jimenez takes responsibility for a university launch of the project where the image of an actress in a bathing suit was flashed onscreen
The prohibitions are not absolute.... The consistent trend of the Supreme Court is to uphold free speech and expression over any form of election regulation.
The Commission on Elections says the local source code review 'seeks to build trust and confidence' in the automated election system for 2019
House Bill No. 6769 seeks to penalize those who would favor male over female employees in the assignment of duties in the workplace
The report did not indicate whether the new policy would raise the limit or allow an unlimited number of children
All buses – city or provincial – will be exempted from the number coding scheme if participation in the driver-only car ban reaches at least 50%
Undersecretary Lorraine Badoy issues the memo to all Presidential Communications Operations Office personnel over a week after the controversial federalism video of fellow official Mocha Uson
'The role of legislation in this case is to rip away the protective veil of sexual discrimination,' says Labor and employment committee chair Randolph Ting, who sponsors the bill on second reading
The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses the guidelines for the issuance of receipts, plus the violations
The road to federalism thus littered with all-too-familiar malignant obstructions, why take that road at all? Why, indeed, when a far less risky and costly alternative is available, an alternative built into an existing law that already devolves power to the local governments?
The presidential aide gives away an ambulance, branded shoes, and smartphones – all from private supporters. His face and name are displayed in giant and expensive billboards. Is he violating any rules?
Public teacher Michael Angelo C. Maleriado of the General Emilio Aguinaldo National High School introduces a new way of checking and recording attendance
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The Falcis petition seeks to declare as unconstitutional the provisions in the Family Code that limit a marriage to a man and woman only, supposedly because they violate the constitutional right to equal protection of laws
Subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory review, the deal is expected to be finalized by the end of the year, Microsoft says in a statement on its website
Despite Github being valued by investors at $2 billion in 2015, the company appears to prefer being bought out to going public
Manta rays and black tip, white tip, and hammerhead sharks are found inside the fishing vessel caught off Mangsee Island in Balabac town. Authorities also discover dried shark fins inside hidden storages.
SAFER, the country's first locally-led crowdfunding app, provides quick relief and response to disasters and emergencies
One election lawyer argues it's the risk that candidates took, while another says it violates the equal protection clause of the Constitution