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Why screen time for babies, children, adolescents needs to be limited

Feb 02, 2019 - 11:31 AM

Wide-ranging reviews have demonstrated that high levels of screen time, now typical among children, are associated with potential harm

GUIDANCE NEEDED. Less recreational screen time is better for children. Image from Shutterstock

Roque appeals to Boracay task force to ease media restrictions

Apr 23, 2018 - 2:50 PM

'A comparison was made between Boracay and Marawi. I said, wala naman IEDs sa Boracay,' says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, in a press briefing in Malacañang on April 20, 2018, clarifies that labor-only contracting is already prohibitied by the existing Labor Code. YANCY LIM/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Is the DOT’s media restriction in Boracay constitutional?

Apr 16, 2018 - 5:58 PM

Legal experts say there will be a solid case if media groups choose to challenge the restriction in court

IN CALAMITY? Boracay is one of the most popular beach destinations in the Philippines. File photo by Boy Ryan Zabal

DOT issues guidelines for media covering Boracay

Apr 14, 2018 - 9:47 PM

The process for media accreditation will start on Monday, April 16

Roque on fake news, PNP on new Tokhang guidelines, Fisher wins Grammy | Midday wRap

Jan 29, 2018 - 12:47 PM

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Stricter AMLA reporting guidelines set to take effect

Jan 03, 2018 - 8:30 PM

This is part of the Philippine government's campaign against money laundering and terrorism financing

STRICTER GUIDELINES. CASINOS COVERED. A dealer plays card with visitors during a two-day exhibit on the gaming industry in Manila, 22 March 2007. Photo by Romeo Gacad/Agence France-Presse

Duterte on NDF, New War on Drugs guidelines, Trump on Jerusalem | Midday wRap

Dec 07, 2017 - 1:10 PM

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AMLC adopts stricter controls against money laundering

Dec 06, 2017 - 8:46 PM

The new controls include the requirement to upload reports of suspicious transactions within 5 days of occurrence as well as separate know-your-customer documents

BSP moves to strengthen banks' governance

Aug 22, 2017 - 5:58 PM

The central bank says the amendments to the BSP corporate governance guidelines raise the bar on the expectations from the board of directors and risk management systems of its supervised financial institutions

Recto asks Customs to amend new balikbayan box rules

Jul 27, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The senator warns that the BOC s new rules might make the balikbayan boxes vulnerable to theft and pilferage

AMEND NEW RULES. Senator Ralph Recto says pasting a detailed list of content on the balikbayan boxes might make it vulnerable to theft.

House panel warns DOTr against rushing PUV modernization program

Jul 06, 2017 - 2:55 PM

The House of Representatives committee on transportation warns the Department of Transportation may be rushing its implementation of the Public Utility Vehicle modernization program

QUESTIONED. The House committee on transportation grills LTFRB chairman Martin Delgra on the Omnibus Franchising Guidelines. Photo by Rambo Talabong/

14 facts: Facebook moderation on threats, bullying, and suicide

May 24, 2017 - 8:27 PM

Some Facebook statements from the leaked guidelines have been a source of shock

POLICY PAINS. Facebook's current set of moderation policies on sensitive issues such as online abuse and suicide has sowed controversy.

Leaked Facebook files: Crucial numbers to know

May 23, 2017 - 8:14 PM

These figures show you the enormity of the task that the house that Zuckerberg built now faces

CENTER OF ATTENTION. Mark Zuckerberg and his company face new pressure to implement more effective changes immediately or else, inch closer to external regulation.

Uncovered moderation guidelines show Facebook in quagmire

May 22, 2017 - 2:43 PM

The Guardian shows the complexity Facebook faces in moderating sensitive content

IN VIEW. Uncovered Facebook moderation guidelines show how the social network processes flagged or reported content. Photo by Justin Tallis/AFP

Duterte, oral arguments, Trump | Midday wRap

Mar 22, 2017 - 12:34 PM

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Cybersecurity measures part of poll preparations – PNP

Apr 07, 2016 - 12:19 PM

The PNP says it has alerted its anti cybercrime group to provide additional security following hacking attacks on the Commission on Elections website

COOPERATION. The PNP and the AFP on Thursday, April 7, signed the joint operational guidelines for the conduct of the May 9 elections. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Visiting Sagada? 12 things you must remember

Mar 24, 2016 - 11:01 AM

Helpful tips for a positive and fruitful trip to Sagada home to spectacular views and breathtaking natural wonders

HANGING COFFINS. An iconic Sagada destination. Photo via Shutterstock

Part 5: Annulment scam

Dec 31, 2015 - 10:00 AM

[The annulment business] When someone promises a quickie annulment, chances are they’re just faking it

Gov’t warning: Make sure annulment documents are real

Dec 27, 2015 - 11:30 AM

Aware of rampant forgery of documents and many falling prey to persistent fixers the PSA urges the public to deal only with certified officers

8 guidelines to make small scale fishing more sustainable

May 16, 2015 - 7:37 PM

A comprehensive human rights based approach will make municipal fishing a better contributor to food security and poverty eradication

Customs guidelines on clearance of int'l donations during calamities

Apr 01, 2015 - 4:52 PM

The Bureau of Customs releases the revised guidelines on international donations during calamities as Typhoon Maysak nears the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Palace defends BI's guidelines on financial proof, offloading

Mar 17, 2014 - 6:15 PM

Malacañang apologizes in advance for innocent travelers who may face questioning by the Bureau of Immigration admitting the guidelines are not perfect

RIGHT TO TRAVEL. The Bureau of Immigration clarified guidelines on the need to prove financial capability before being allowed to travel abroad. File photo by Jay Directo/AFP

Rappler Newscast | December 10, 2013

Dec 10, 2013 - 9:42 PM

2014 budget approved New guidelines issued for Maguindanao massacre trial Thailand’s prime minister refuses to step down

Metro Manila worst hit by leptospirosis

Oct 11, 2013 - 11:10 AM

Over 600 cases of leptospirosis were recorded in Metro Manila in a span of a year the highest in the country

FDA Circular: Registration of Stem Cell-Based Products

Jul 08, 2013 - 1:12 PM

The Philippine Food and Drug Administration has released guidelines on registering human stem cell based products on Monday July 8

Revised JV guidelines out in May

May 02, 2013 - 8:40 AM

The revised guidelines now require NEDA ICC approval for all JV projects

DepEd: No politics in grad rites

Feb 16, 2013 - 4:40 PM

Graduation ceremonies need not be expensive says the DepEd

Instagram's Systrom clarifies incoming guidelines

Dec 19, 2012 - 8:21 AM

Instagram s co founder responds to the concerns regarding the incoming user guidelines

NEW RULES. New guidelines make using Instagram a bit contentious.

New JV projects to go through ICC - Neda

Sep 06, 2012 - 2:53 PM

The government will now require all Joint Venture projects to go through the Investment Coordination Committee

Saguisag: SC SALN guidelines ‘kengkoy’

Jun 22, 2012 - 3:24 PM

Former Senator Rene Saguisag criticizes the Supreme Court s guidelines on the release of justices SALNs

Tweeting the trial and other FAQs

Jan 12, 2012 - 3:51 PM

Online or offline find out how you can monitor the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona

ERAP STYLE. The layout for the Corona impeachment trial is similar to the Estrada trial seating arrangement.