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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 ... .

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 ...

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).

Senate asks DOE to explain transfer of Chevron’s Malampaya stake to Udenna

Manila Bulletin 16 Apr 2021
The Senate Committee on Energy is requiring the Department of Energy (DOE) to legally justify the approval it bestowed on the transfer of the unloaded 45-percent shareholdings of Chevron Corporation in the Malampaya gas field venture to buyer Udenna Corporation ... Senator Sherwin Gatchalian (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO).

Panelo to barangay officials: Don’t be tyrants in your little kingdoms

Manila Bulletin 14 Apr 2021
Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo has appealed to barangay officials to avoid acting like “little tyrants” while enforcing health protocols against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in their communities. Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo. (OPS / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) ...Hindi ito puwede ... Gen ... .

PNP loses a lawyer, a bomb disposal expert to COVID-19

Manila Bulletin 13 Apr 2021
(MANILA BULLETIN). The 48-year old police-lawyer was assigned to the PNP Legal Service and died on April 12 while the other fatality was a 47-year old lieutenant assigned to the Explosive and Ordnance Division who also died on the same day ... Gen ... .

U.S. Seeks to Prise Philippines Away From China

Kayhan 11 Apr 2021
Austin reiterated the importance of a two-decade troop deployment agreement between Washington and Manila, known as Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA). The VFA provides the legal framework under which US troops can operate on a rotational basis in the Philippines.

US, Philippines hope to resume joint war games in South China Sea

Press TV 11 Apr 2021
Austin reiterated the importance of a two-decade-old troop deployment agreement between Washington and Manila, known as Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA). The VFA provides the legal framework under which US troops can operate on a rotational basis in the Philippines ... Manila, which ...

Senate workers’ union exploring legal actions after being linked to Reds

The Philadelphia Inquirer 09 Apr 2021
MANILA, Philippines --- The Senate workers' union is exploring possible legal courses of action against the government's intelligence ...

Viray: Artemio Panganiban: A most prolific writer

Sun Star 06 Apr 2021
Panganiban, who traces his roots in Candaba, Pampanga, was actually born in Manila to a poor family ... He also became the vice president of the Legal Management Council of the Philippines from 1976 to 1977 ... He was Legal Counsel of the Manila Archdiocesan and Parochial Schools Association – MAPSA from May 7, 1993 – October 9, 1995.

Solons say no legal implications in producing, distributing Ivermectin for COVID-19

Manila Bulletin 06 Apr 2021
(MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) ...The doctor and the pharmacist are responsible for the prescription and the drug dispensed,” FDA Director-General Eric Domingo told the Manila Bulletin in a message when asked about the legal implications of distributing Ivermectin.

‘Our sovereignty is non-negotiable’: Panelo warns of ‘unwanted hostilities’ over China incursion in Julian Felipe Reef

Manila Bulletin 05 Apr 2021
The Philippines has indisputable sovereign rights over Julian Felipe Reef and the latest Chinese incursion in the area might only trigger “unwanted hostilities,” according to Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo. Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo (PCOO / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN).

Palace confirms appointment of Alex Gesmundo as chief justice

The Manila Times 05 Apr 2021
Chief Presidential Legal Adviser Salvador Panelo told The Manila Times last Friday, April 2, that the President signed the appointment paper of Gesmundo ... .

Destined to serve

The Manila Times 03 Apr 2021
“I had the opportunity to be mentored by great men, leaders in the legal industry,” Joselito says ... While it is headquartered in Cebu, the firm functions with support staff in Metro Manila and Central Luzon. They offer legal services for a variety of industries ... Excel in the legal practice and be a good husband and father.