Human rights lawyers helping with the prosecution of the couple who allegedly duped Mary Jane Veloso into becoming a drug mule decried the Court of Appeals injunction on the taking of the Filipina death row convict’s testimony against her recruiters.
Despite President Rodrigo Roa Duterte's decision to abruptly cut short his official visit to Russia in order to deal with the Marawi standoff, the Philippine president still had a chance to meet with Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin. Putin noted the opportunities for expanding bilateral economic relations, and agreed to let the business meetings proceed even after Duterte's abrupt homecoming flight.
The Department of Transportation on Tuesday counted and explained the ways on how the National Capital Region’s 17-year-old rapid transit system – the lifeline of ordinary working Filipinos – became a mess.
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has suspended the implementation of the Anti-Distracted Driving Act (ADDA) that prohibits motorists from using mobile devices and electronic gadgets, Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) board member and spokesperson, Aileen Lizada, said Tuesday.