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Duterte to certify as urgent anti-terrorism bill

President Rodrigo Duterte will certify as urgent the bill that would strengthen the anti-terrorism law so that the House of Representatives can approve the measure next week before Congress adjourns sine die. On Friday, the House Committee on Public Order and Safety and the Committee on National Defense in a joint hearing adopted the Senate’s […] The post Duterte to certify as urgent anti-terrorism bill appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneMay 30th, 2020

Duterte Certifies Anti-Terror Bill as Urgent

President Rodrigo Duterte has certified as urgent a bill that will give the country’s anti-terrorism law more teeth. Duterte, in a letter to House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano on Monday, certified House Bill 6875, as urgent to allow the lower house to expedite the legislative process. He called for the immediate passage of the bill […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2020

Calls mount vs ‘urgent’ anti-terrorism bill

MANILA, Philippines — Human rights groups and opposition lawmakers on Tuesday made a desperate call to Congress not to approve the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, warning that the measure aimed at crushing terrorism could easily be abused to crackdown on dissent and constrict the democratic space in the country. President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday […] The post Calls mount vs ‘urgent’ anti-terrorism bill appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2020

Rody certifies anti-terrorism bill as urgent

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday certified as urgent a bill that proposes amendments to the country's existing anti-terrorism law, despite criticism from netizens and activist groups......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2020

Anti-terrorism bill sinertipikahan ni Duterte bilang urgent

SINERTIPIKAHAN ni Pangulong Duterte bilang urgent ang anti-terrorism bill na inihain sa Kongreso  sa harap naman ng pagbatikos ng ilang grupo sa mga probisyon nito. Sa isang virtual briefing sa Malacanang, kinumpirma ni Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana na nais ni Duterte na maipasa ang panukalang batas bago magtapos ang sesyon ng Kongreso sa Hunyo 5. […] The post Anti-terrorism bill sinertipikahan ni Duterte bilang urgent appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 1st, 2020

Duterte to certify as urgent ‘anti- discrimination, not Sogie bill’

MALACAÑANG on Wednesday scrambled to clarify President Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement that he would certify as urgent the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity or Expression (SOGIE) bill, saying it will be…READ.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 11th, 2019

Labor groups urge Duterte to certify anti-contractualization bill as urgent

Labor groups urge Duterte to certify anti-contractualization bill as urgent.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 4th, 2017

Labor groups urge Duterte to certify anti-contractualization bill as urgent - Rappler

Labor groups urge Duterte to certify anti-contractualization bill as urgent - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJan 4th, 2017

Pres. Duterte signs Anti-Terror Bill into law

CALOOCAN CITY, July 4 (PIA) -- Strengthening the Philippines' fight against terror groups, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Friday signed into law the Anti-Terrorism Bill of 2020, his spokesperson.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 4th, 2020

“Anti-Terrorism Bill” Signed into Law

The controversial anti-terrorism bill was passed into a law as President Rodrigo Duterte signed it on Friday, July 3. This was confirmed by Presidential Spokesperson Atty. Harry Roque through his official Facebook page on the same day. “We confirm that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed into law Republic Act No. 11479, or the Anti-Terrorism Act […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 4th, 2020

Anti-terrorism bill sorely needs rewriting

As a criminal statute, the Anti-Terrorism Act bill awaiting President Duterte’s action ought to be clearly and precisely written so that “it can give adequate guidance to those concerned,” but it is “hard to understand.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 4th, 2020

BREAKING: Duterte signs anti-terror bill into law

MANILA, Philippines — Despite massive opposition, President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the controversial anti-terror bill into law. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque confirmed this in a text message to INQUIRER.net on Friday. The anti-terror bill seeks to strengthen the Human Security Act of 2007 and criminalizes incitement of terrorism “by means of speeches, proclamations, writings, emblems, banners or […] The post BREAKING: Duterte signs anti-terror bill into law appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2020

Anti-terror bill up for final review – Palace

The controversial Anti-Terrorism Bill is up for final review by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea and will soon reach the desk of President Duterte, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2020

Anti-terrorism bill inches closer to Duterte

Anti-terrorism bill inches closer to Duterte.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2020

Anti-terrorism bill now on final review, a week before automatic enactment

The legal team of the Palace already has a recommendation for President Rodrigo Duterte's course of action on the anti-terrorism bill......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2020

CLB: Anti-Terror Bill creates ‘climate of fear, paranoia’

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another progressive group has joined the call against the passage of the proposed Anti-Terrorism Bill, which now awaits President Duterte’s signature, calling the proposed law “patently unconstitutional and repressive of the participation rights of children.” While the ATB, which was passed in the Senate and the Lower House, is aimed at […] The post CLB: Anti-Terror Bill creates ‘climate of fear, paranoia’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 30th, 2020

UN rights chief raises anti-terror bill s chilling effect on humanitarian work

United Nations rights chief Michelle Bachelet called on President Rodrigo Duterte to veto the controversial anti-terrorism bill citing a possible “chilling effect” on humanitarian work in the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 30th, 2020

Duterte’s obsessive diatribe vs CPP-NPA

Having succeeded in railroading the passage by Congress of the “Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020” bill – widely condemned and assailed, both nationally and internationally – and poised to sign it into law shortly, President Duterte has moved further onward......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 27th, 2020

Legal Team Still Reviewing Anti-Terror Bill: Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said his legal advisers are still reviewing the bill that aims to strengthen the country’s law against terrorism. In a public address, Duterte said he has yet to receive a copy of feedback from his legal team on the anti-terrorism bill’s provisions. “My legal is still reviewing it. My legal […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 24th, 2020

Terror bill under review; Duterte says Reds top threat

Even as President Duterte has yet to sign the new anti-terrorism bill pending the advise of his legal team which will check on possible constitutional infirmities of the measure, the Chief Executive identified communist rebels as the “number one threat” to the country today, amid the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 24th, 2020

Palace legal team still reviewing anti-terrorism bill – Duterte

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has yet to get his hands on the controversial anti-terror bill. “My legal [team] is still reviewing it,” Duterte said in a taped meeting with Cabinet officials aired on Monday night. “I have not gotten it back. I had it reviewed. It’s always automatic. After it was passed to […] The post Palace legal team still reviewing anti-terrorism bill – Duterte appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2020