A day after getting his newly minted second title as presidential adviser on human rights, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said Thursday mere "conspiracy" with communist rebels could be basis for arresting and filing rebellion cases against the so-called "legal fronts" of the Communist Party of the Philippines.
“The appointment of presidential spokesman Harry Roque as the President’s adviser on human rights is to apparently deodorize the Duterte administration’s unabated violation of human rights," said Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman.
South Korea is considering scrapping a regular military exercise with U.S. forces next year to minimize the risk of an aggressive North Korean reaction during the Winter Olympics in the South, the Yonhap news agency reported on Thursday.
Of all weapons in the U.S. nuclear arsenal, the ICBM is the one most likely to cause accidental nuclear war, arms-control specialists say. It is for this reason that a growing number of former defense officials, scholars of military strategy and some members of Congress have begun calling for the elimination of ICBMs.
Starting 2018, workers with a take-home pay of less than P250,000 annually will be exempted from payment of income tax. This, after Senate ways and means committee chief Sen. Juan Edgardo Angara accepted an amendment raising the exemption ceiling from P150,000 to P250,000.
In a bid to attract more investments into the capital market, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will double the minimum public float requirement for companies planning to conduct an initial public offering (IPO) to 20 percent starting next month.
The Press in the Philippines has been described to be among the freest in Asia if not in the world, robust, almost rambunctious in its practice. But in the first 16 months of the Duterte administration, its status and...
Filipina middle school and high school students from Miriam College emerged triumphant at the World Scholar's Cup Tournament of Champions, hosted by the Yale International Relations Association and held in Yale University in the United States from November 10 to 14.
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