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Petitioners claim Marcos failed to deny allegations in disqualification case

The Philadelphia Inquirer 26 Nov 2021
MANILA, Philippines --- The legal counsel of one of the petitioners seeking to stop Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr.'s presidential bid ...

Hontiveros eyes possible legal action vs individuals behind food order scam

The Philadelphia Inquirer 23 Nov 2021
MANILA, Philippines --- Senator Risa Hontiveros on Tuesday said her office is looking into filing legal actions against individuals who ...

Journalist Maria Ressa reflects on Nobel Peace Prize win

Guymon Daily Herald 18 Nov 2021
The ground we’re on is quicksand,” the 58-year-old co-founder of Rappler, a Manila-based news website, said of Fenster's ordeal ... Then it’s back to Manila, where she faces up to six years in prison, not to mention a series of other active legal cases against her.

SC expects Justice Marquez to help review, innovate trial courts operations — CJ Gesmundo

Manila Bulletin 17 Nov 2021
The Ateneo de Manila University, Marquez’s alma mater, also welcomed his appointment. “Justice Marquez, who had long served the High Court as its Court Administrator, is an alumnus of our Ateneo de Manila University School of Law, Class 1993,” Ateneo’s School of Law Dean Jose Maria G.

Groups unite to oppose RCEP trade agreement

The Manila Times 17 Nov 2021
"No more opportunity exists today to modify our commitments or the agreement's legal text," they said in a statement sent to The Manila Times ... These measures, such as safeguard duties, will be the only legal recourse against import surges and other problems engendered by RCEP's free trade regime," the groups said ... .

Social media savvy Gen Z spotlights small businesses

Manila Standard Today 16 Nov 2021
... entrepreneur, told Manila Standard ... Local does not mean subpar Magpoc, a graduate of Legal Management minor in Enterprise Development from the Ateneo de Manila University, is aware of many Filipino consumers’ preference for global and established brands over small and local.

New SC Justice Marquez takes oath; assumes post

Manila Bulletin 16 Nov 2021
SC Associate Justice Jose Midas P. Marquez. Newly appointed Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Jose Midas P ... Gesmundo at 3 p.m ... 16 ... He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics in 1987 and his Juris Doctor degree in 1993, both from the Ateneo de Manila University. He started his career in the SC as an apprentice and did legal research ... .

IBP lauds appointment of Marquez as Supreme Court associate justice

Manila Bulletin 16 Nov 2021
Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP). The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) on Tuesday, Nov ... In a statement, IBP President Burt M ... He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics in 1987 and his Juris Doctor degree in 1993, both from the Ateneo de Manila University. He started his career in the SC as an apprentice and did legal research ... .

Legal Consultant (Contract Law Division)

Reliefweb 15 Nov 2021
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Legal Counsel and the Division Head, Contract Law Division, Office of Legal Affairs (LEGCR), and under the direct supervision of the Unit Head, Manila Unit, the successful candidate will be ...

Evolution of BC judicial and legal system sped up by pandemic (Business)

Castanet 15 Nov 2021
Still reliant on manila folders and paper records to conduct much of its business B.C.’s judicial system and legal industry appears to be largely stuck in the late 20th century ... The fallout from the pandemic will likely be responsible for growth in some legal practices, according to Cheng.

DECODE 2021 convenes over 1,200 cybersecurity professionals

Manila Bulletin 13 Nov 2021
DECODE 2021 ... Migriño ... Ransomware ... Lauren Seawright, FBI Intelligence Assistant Legal Attaché, US Embassy Manila. To present another facet of the cybersecurity industry, FBI Intelligence Assistant Legal Attaché Lauren Seawright went over the current threat landscape and how it has evolved both in the Philippines and globally in the past few years ... Mel T.

Asia’s Top Streamer is Bholdus’ GameFi Community Advisor

Journal Online 11 Nov 2021
Manila, PhilippinesAsia’s top streamer Dang Tien Hoang, known in the gaming world as ViruSs, is now the Community Advisor for Bholdus’ GameFi as reported by leading global news channel Bloomberg ... - Suspect shoots self dead A FEMALE judge at the Manila Regional Trial Court was shot by her own chief.

Panelo explains why Sara shouldn't run for vice president

Manila Bulletin 11 Nov 2021
Former Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo has rejected proposals for Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio to run for vice president in the May 2022 polls, saying such move will turn her into ... Former Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo (MANILA BULLETIN).

Owner of closed Albay radio station cries foul

The Manila Times 10 Nov 2021
"Is it legal to operate using several repeaters just to cover the whole Bicol region? When the closure order was served by NTC, we immediately shut down our operation as we are committed to abide by the rule of law." ... Alegre, however, said that the management is committed to abide by the law and find legal remedies to address the issue.

It’s legal for employers to refuse hiring of unvaccinated applicants – Duterte

The Philadelphia Inquirer 09 Nov 2021
MANILA, Philippines --- It's legal for employees to refuse to hire job applicants who are not vaccinated against COVID-19, President ...