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ASEAN to formulate Code of Conduct Framework for Maritime Security, Regional Peace

Posted on : Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay is hopeful that a Code of Conduct Framework between ASEAN countries will be formulated in this year’s ASEAN Summit.

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DOTr to review IRR of Anti-Distracted Driving Act

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Posted on: May 25th, 2017

The Department of Transportation will craft a clearer and more detailed regulations on the Anti-Distracted Driving Law.

Basis for martial law declaration, against the law – constitutionalist

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Posted on: May 25th, 2017

A constitutionalist believes the recent declaration of martial law in the country is unconstitutional.

PRRD cites rebellion in declaring martial law in Mindanao

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Posted on: May 25th, 2017

During his arrival speech, President Rodrigo Duterte cites rebellion in declaring martial law in Mindanao. The President also says he might expand martial law throughout the country if terrorism spreads.  

AFP strengthens forces in Mindanao amid Marawi clash

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Posted on: May 25th, 2017

The Armed Forces of the Philippines is strengthening its force in Mindanao following President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of martial law in the entire region.

No conditionalities in buying arms from Russia — Amb. Sorreta

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Posted on: May 24th, 2017

Buying arms in Russia is much better than in America according to Philippine Ambassador to Russia Carlos Sorreta.

Transport agencies defer implementation of Anti-Distracted Driving Law

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Posted on: May 24th, 2017

Those who will be found violating the Anti-Distracted Driving Law will not yet be apprehended in the coming days.

Ex-MRT officials accused of receiving kickbacks from the P3.7-Billion MRT Expansion deal

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Posted on: May 24th, 2017

The Department of Transportation is studying the possibility of transferring the management of the Metro Rail Transit to the Light Rail Transit Authority or LRTA.

PDAF case probe to begin in September

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Posted on: May 23rd, 2017

The graft case against Senator Jinggoy Estrada and Janet Napoles in line with the Pork Barrel Scam is set to begin in September. Early on Monday, the Sandiganbayan 5th Division has concluded the pretrial of the case after the defense and prosecution sides agree on documentary evidences.

IPU members met with the Senate president regarding Sen. De Lima’s case

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Posted on: May 23rd, 2017

Members of the Inter-Parliamentary Union-Human Rights Committee met with Senate President Koko Pimentel on Monday. The group’s visit to the Philippines is part of their fact-finding mission to check on the case of Senator Leila de Lima, who is currently detained over her alleged involvement in illegal drug trade.

Impeachment complaint vs. PRRD, dismissed formally

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Posted on: May 23rd, 2017

The House Committee on Justice has formally dismissed the impeachment complaint filed against President Rodrigo Duterte. In a hearing on Monday, no lawmaker voted against the committee report which says the complaint filed by Magdalo Partylist Representative Gary Alejano is insufficient in substance, but sufficient in form.