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Panelo twits ‘mayor’ for slow COVID-19 vaccine rollout claims

The Philadelphia Inquirer 13 May 2021
MANILA, Philippines --- Chief presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo has belied a local executive's claim that the COVID-19 vaccine ...

Philippines muscling up in the South China Sea

Asiatimes 12 May 2021
MANILA – The Philippines is set to convert its underdeveloped Thitu Island into a major military logistics hub in the South China Sea, a plan that could give the United States a new beachhead in the contested maritime area and will likely intensify already hot tensions with China ... Manila won the landmark case.

New Philip Morris CEO pleased over partnership with Tan

Manila Standard Today 11 May 2021
The new chief executive of Philip Morris International described the company’s partnership with Lucio Tan’s Fortune Tobacco Corp ... “We start slowly but surely getting focused on bringing IQOS to the Philippines,” he said. PMFTC commercialized IQOS in Metro Manila last year to legal age users 21 years old and above ... .

Only Atong Ang, Bong Pineda-owned firms have legal 'e-sabong' ops–PAGCOR

Manila Bulletin 09 May 2021
... legally operate online “sabong” or cockfighting.

Disconnect in Duterte's China policy: Deliberate or just a tangled mess?

Straits Times 06 May 2021
MANILA - The ... On Wednesday (May 5), he dismissed a historic legal victory for the Philippines against China over the South China Sea as "just paper" fit for the rubbish bin.

ACLED Regional Overview - Southeast Asia (24-30 April 2021)

Reliefweb 06 May 2021
Amid these developments, external parties such as the European Union are also urging ASEAN to adopt a legally binding code of conduct to ease tensions in the region (Manila Bulletin, 24 April 2021).

Historic international ruling on South China Sea 'just paper' fit for rubbish bin: Duterte

Straits Times 06 May 2021
MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday (May 6) the historic legal victory for the Philippines against China over the South China Sea amounted to "just paper" fit for the rubbish bin. "That paper, in reality among nations, is just paper. It's nothing In street talk, I will tell you to give it to me, and I will tell you it's just paper.

EXCLUSIVE: Pottygate! Ghislaine Maxwell claims prison guards stood knee-to-knee with her while she used the ...

The Daily Mail 27 Apr 2021
In court papers obtained by, Maxwell's legal team denied the violation and claimed that the guards waited until her lawyers were gone and 'took undue advantage of her.' ... Maxwell's legal papers, consisting of multiple letter-sized manila folders containing documents and a composition notebook within a Redweld folder.

Manny Pacquiao next fight turns into farce as FIFTH opponent is ‘reported’

WBN 26 Apr 2021
Firstly, Pacquiao was facing Mikey Garcia in the summer of 2020 ...Dream to reality ... “Anyone falsely representing themselves as Senator Pacquiao’s manager or representative as it relates to his remaining fight career may face legal repercussions. “I am working closely with Senator Pacquiao and his legal team in Manila on plans for his next fight.

Facebook removes pages tagging users to posts with adult content — DOJ

The Philadelphia Inquirer 21 Apr 2021
MANILA, Philippines--The Facebook APAC Legal Law Enforcement Outreach has removed the pages responsible for tagging Facebook users, the ...

NTF-ELCAC’s Esperon: Community ‘bayanihan’ projects encouraged but…

Manila Bulletin 21 Apr 2021
(ALI VICOY / MANILA BULLETIN) ... “We, of course, encourage community works and community bayanihan projects but we also look into organizers especially if they advertise their organizations that would be traced to the legal fronts or front organizations of the CPP-NPA,” he said in a virtual Kapihan sa Manila Bay forum Wednesday, April 21 ... .

No legal duty for community pantry organizers to fill out forms — Justice chief

The Philadelphia Inquirer 20 Apr 2021
MANILA, Philippines -- Organizers of community pantries have no legal duty to fill out any forms, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said Tuesday.

Use of waiver for cash aid recipients not illegal, Bulacan local officials says

Manila Bulletin 17 Apr 2021
The legal officer of San Jose Del Monte (SJDM), Bulacan defended on Saturday, April 17, the use of waiver on the recipients of cash aid from the national government, saying it serves as a supporting document for the liquidation process. (Photo via Joseph Pedrajas/MANILA BULLETIN).