The proposed divorce and dissolution of marriage bill will not violate the provision on family protection in the 1987 Constitution but will in fact strengthen it, according to the two principal authors of the proposed measure.
Five foreigners -- four Americans and a Zimbabwean -- who joined a fact-finding mission to investigate the killing of eight lumad in Lake Sebu town, South Cotabato were held by police and taken to the Bureau of Immigration office in General Santos City Thursday morning, February 22, on suspicion of being “terrorists with ISIS,” alternative media outfits reported.
Bangladesh is racing to turn an uninhabited and muddy Bay of Bengal island into home for 100,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled a military crackdown in Myanmar, amid conflicting signals from top Bangladeshi officials about whether the refugees would end up being stranded there.
Germany’s Social Democrats were forced on Tuesday to declare that a three-year old dog called Lima would not be allowed to vote with party members on a coalition deal with Angela Merkel’s conservatives, despite joining the party.
In a statement Thursday, PCC said it cleared the joint venture deals between Ayala Land, Inc. and Royal Asia Land, Inc. as well as the transaction between Markham Resources Corp. and Alternergy Mini Hydro Holdings Corp.
The new Foreign Investment Negative List (FINL) that, among others, will allow foreign contractors to take on local projects may be approved by President Rodrigo R. Duterte early next month, a Cabinet official said on Wednesday.
Portentously, core democratic principles such as observance of the constitution, independence of the judiciary, freedom of the press, and the prohibition against deprivation of life, liberty and property without due process of law are threatened if not already violated.
Tesla’s Model 3 production delays aren’t just testing the patience of die-hard fans who lined up to reserve one nearly two years ago, but is also helping the sales of its direct competitor, the Chevy Bolt.
Volkswagen is looking at Apple products for guidance on how to style its new generation of electric cars, its top designer said, as the automaker aims to turn profits on battery-powered vehicles when they launch in 2020.
Twitter Inc said it would no longer allow people to post identical messages from multiple accounts, cracking down on a tactic that Russian agents and others have allegedly used to make tweets or topics go viral.