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SC: Oral arguments on NCAP set today

The Philippine Star 05 Dec 2022
The Supreme Court will start hearing today the oral arguments on the petitions questioning the legality of the no-contact apprehension policy in some cities in Metro Manila ....
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Traffic congestion weighs down economic recovery

The Manila Times 04 Dec 2022
In this regard, they should revisit the No Contact Apprehension Policy or NCAP that was shelved for legal reasons. That policy was introduced in 2009 by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, but some groups filed protests last year before the Supreme Court, which then issued a temporary restraining order.
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Strengthening PH-Japan relations

Sun Star 03 Dec 2022
Garcia-Albano worked in the executive branch as Assistant Secretary for Legal Affairs in 2003 and 2004 and Assistant Secretary for Local Government Affairs (2000-2001) at the Department of Environment and Natural Resources ... She received her Juris Doctor Degree from Ateneo de Manila University and ranked third in the 1990 bar examinations.
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8 of 10 Filipinos back no-contact apprehension

The Manila Times 02 Dec 2022
However, last August 30, the Supreme Court issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) suspending the NCAP being implemented by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority and the cities of Manila, Quezon City, Valenzuela, Parañaque and Muntinlupa due to two petitions that questioned its legality.
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DoJ orders probe on recruitment scam

The Manila Times 01 Dec 2022
He also warned prospective OFWs not to accept offers online and instead apply legally through the DMW. Relative to the investigation, Tansingco also called on the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) to investigate the rising cases of attempted trafficking involving fake entry passes.
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Bonifacio Day today last held on November 30

Manila Standard 29 Nov 2022
Workers from the Manila City Hall Engineering Department cleaning the statue of national hero Andres Bonifacio along C.M ... Santos, enacted Act 2946 on February 16, 1921 making the date of each year a legal holiday to mark the birth of Bonifacio in Tondo, Manila in 1863.
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PNRI: Options still open on PH acquisition of nuclear plants

Manila Standard 29 Nov 2022
It was announced during last week’s visit to Manila of U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris that the so- called “123 agreement” between Manila and Washington might provide the legal basis for the export of American nuclear equipment to the Philippines. Arcilla said the ongoing bilateral talks “does not lock us into the American negotiation policy.” ... .
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Robin Padila defends Dela Rosa: We’re not legalizing prohibited drugs

The Philadelphia Inquirer 29 Nov 2022
MANILA, Philippines --- Decriminalizing the use of illegal drugsdoes not mean legalizing prohibited drugs and crimes related to it, according to Senator Robin Padilla ... .
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Survey: 8 in 10 Filipinos favor ‘no contact’ rule for motorists

Manila Standard 24 Nov 2022
Shortly before the Supreme Court issued a TRO against NCAP due to two legal challenges on the no contact policy, five Metro Manila Mayors issued a joint statement last Aug.17, 2021 saying NCAP enforcement has resulted in several positive things such as the “minimization of human ...
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Kamala's deep thoughts from the Philippines are just so Kamala

Hot Air 22 Nov 2022
In Manila, Philippines, she was hosted by Ambassador Marykay Carlson in a conversation with the ambassador and young women ... A 2016 ruling by an arbitration tribunal in the Hague said Beijing’s South China Sea claims had no legal basis, delivering a victory for Manila ... There were demonstrations against Kamala’s visit to Manila on Monday.
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U.S. VP Harris visits Philippine island on edge of contested South China Sea

Asahi News 22 Nov 2022
A 2016 ruling by an arbitration tribunal in the Hague said Beijing’s South China Sea claims had no legal basis, delivering a victory for Manila ... Dozens of protesters rallied in Manila on Monday against the visit by Harris, saying they did not want the Philippines to be caught between U.S.
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Harris affirms unwavering American defence commitment to Philippines

The Daily Herald 22 Nov 2022
MANILA--Washington will defend its oldest treaty ally, the Philippines, if it comes under attack in the South China Sea, U.S ... China claims most of the South China Sea, though a 2016 ruling by an arbitration tribunal in the Hague said Beijing's claims had no legal basis, delivering a victory for Manila.
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US Vice President Kamala Harris visits Philippine island on edge of contested South China Sea

Financial Express 22 Nov 2022
“We stand with you in defence of international rules and norms as it relates to the South China Sea,” Harris told Marcos.A 2016 ruling by an arbitration tribunal in the Hague said Beijing’s South China Sea claims had no legal basis, delivering a victory for Manila.
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VP Harris urges defence of sovereignty in South China Sea

Al Jazeera 22 Nov 2022
A 2016 ruling by an arbitration tribunal in The Hague said Beijing’s expansive South China Sea claims had no legal basis, delivering a victory for Manila ... During her speech, Harris reiterated Washington’s support for the 2016 arbitration ruling, which China said it would not accept, saying the decision “is legally binding and must be respected”.

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