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Review of ‘Aswang’ | The worst monsters prey on the poor

The unfortunate death of Kian and many others tell us that the Oplan Tokhang is real and its masterminds are very much alive today. These monsters have created a nation of orphaned children and killed their dreams. These are the same blood-thirsty monsters who creep into the night, whose only real weapons are inflicting fear and terror. The post Review of ‘Aswang’ | The worst monsters prey on the poor appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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People’s initiative? Franchise grant is Congress’ prerogative — Roque

Malacañang, which previously claimed that the rejection of the ABS-CBN franchise bill is the decision of the “people,” maintained that the grant of broadcasting franchise is the sole and exclusive prerogative of Congress......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News16 hr. 3 min. ago Related News

Petitions vs anti-terror law grow in number

Petitions against the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 have grown in numbers and now totals seven since it was approved into law......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: News18 hr. 20 min. ago Related News

Bill Gates ‘optimistic’ about coronavirus battle

American billionaire Bill Gates said on Saturday he was “optimistic” about the battle against COVID-19 and called for medicines and vaccines to be distributed to those who need them rather than to the “highest bidders”. Gates’ foundation pledged $7.4 billion to global vaccines alliance Gavi in June to help immunization programs disrupted by coronavirus. “If we […] The post Bill Gates ‘optimistic’ about coronavirus battle appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJul 11th, 2020Related News

Lacson sa Anti-Terror Law: Kalaban terorista, ‘di nagpoprotesta

Nakiusap si Senador Panfilo Lacson sa mga kritikong nagkakalat ng fake news laban sa Anti-Terror Law......»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsJul 11th, 2020Related News

Bulatlatan Q & A | Of rights and wrongs: Free speech and ‘Terror Law’

"At 'yun ang sinasabi ko palaging dapat panghawakan 'yung aral ng kasaysayan. Dumaan na tayo dito at tayo'y nagwagi. Wala akong dahilan para maniwalang hindi natin mauulit 'yan. Lakas ng tao 'yan, lakas ng bayan 'yan. Lakas ng sambayanan." The post Bulatlatan Q & A | Of rights and wrongs: Free speech and ‘Terror Law’ appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJul 11th, 2020Related News

Groups march to CHR to protest ABS-CBN franchise denial, looming anti-terror law

"The loss of a major network has inevitably left millions of Filipinos in the dark, especially those in far-flung areas with no access to the internet as an alternative.”.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 11th, 2020Related News

Xinhua Photos of the Day (July 10)

BEIJING, July 10 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (3rd L) helps to paint "Black Lives Ma.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJul 10th, 2020Related News

AMLC to Philippines: Implement new anti-terror law

The Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) said the Philippines should effectively implement the recently enacted Anti-Terror Act and also amend the country’s anti-money laundering law to avoid sanctions from Paris-based global watchdog Financial Action Task Force......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 10th, 2020Related News

ABS-CBN bill authors: Network answered allegations, franchise should be granted

Authors of bills seeking the grant of franchise to the embattled media giant asserted that questions and controversies lobbed against the network during the past hearings were answered and addressed......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 10th, 2020Related News

Go seeks life sentence for under-12 abusers

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go has filed a bill increasing the prison term for convicted child sexual abusers to life imprisonment. Under Republic Act No. 7610 or the “Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation, and Discrimination Act,” the penalty for persons engaging in lascivious conduct or sexual activity with minors under 12 years old […] The post Go seeks life sentence for under-12 abusers appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJul 10th, 2020Related News

Raising a constitutional question

Every time there is an unpopular bill which is perceived to violate rights and oppress individuals, people come out and protest. If the public or mass action is unsuccessful in swaying the Chief Executive from signing the bill into law, it opens the floodgates to cases being filed in the Supreme Court that question its constitutionality......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJul 9th, 2020Related News

Anti-terror law one step backward for democracy

We were not surprised at all that the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 was signed by President Rodrigo Duterte recently......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJul 9th, 2020Related News

Declaration of communist rebels as terrorists up to court, not Duterte — Lacson

The proscription of the Communist Party of the Philippines and its armed wing the New People's Army was previously up for approval at the Manila Trial Court but, under the newly passed anti-terror law, it will be handed over to the CA......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 9th, 2020Related News

House votes on ABS-CBN today

The joint panel in the House of Representatives deliberating on the ABS-CBN franchise bill is expected to decide today (Thursday) on giving or denying a fresh 25-year franchise for the media giant......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJul 9th, 2020Related News

Du30: Fear not anti-terror law unless you& rsquo;re a communist rebel or terrorist

President Rodrigo Duterte said that communist rebels or terrorists are the least of his concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic, as he assured the public that they have nothing to fear from the new Anti-Terror Act of 2020, which critics say is open to abuse......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJul 9th, 2020Related News

‘ABS-CBN successfully defends franchise bid’

Television giant ABS-CBN has successfully justified its bid for franchise renewal before the House of Representatives, proponents of the franchise renewal bill said yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 8th, 2020Related News

Law-abiding citizens need not fear terror law – Duterte

Law-abiding citizens need not fear the anti-terrorism law, President Duterte said yesterday, as he maintained that the controversial measure would provide the country “much-needed legal weapons” to combat terrorists......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 8th, 2020Related News

Biden presidency and Asia

This nation’s attention is now focused on issues as the pandemic, economic recovery, anti-terror law and the urgent tasks of restoring the livelihood of millions who lost their jobs during the quarantine......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 8th, 2020Related News

Constant red-tagging of activists confirms critiques of anti-terror law — peasant group

"The law does not aim to solve terrorism but will serve as legal arsenal against legal and democratic activists and organizations who oppose the anti-people programs and policies of the government.".....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 8th, 2020Related News