A speech delivered by Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio before the Philippine Womenâs Judges Association today lays down historical and legal arguments for the Philippine case in…Read More »
It is not yet time to fully rejoice in the passage of Senate Bill No. 1733 otherwise known as the 'People's Freedom of Information Act of 2013.' It contains an exception that may very well destroy the people'sright to freedom of information.
San Miguel president Ramon S. Ang's privately-held Eagle Cement has lost the first round of an expected prolonged trademark war with the French-controlled Lafarge cement group over his continued use of the 'Eagle' name and the predatory bird's identical logo.
An alleged thief was paraded in a public place, the market of Tanauan last week. A note hang from his neck humiliatingly announcing, 'Ako'y Magnanakaw, Huwag tularan.' Government officials imposed it as his punishment. It is a form of torture, prohibited by law. The officials must be punished.
In college I heard college boys use the word to describe me. I realized instantly that they meant it as criticism, but I also sensed fear and it was like they unintentionally gave me a clue: They were afraid of feminists. They considered them a threat. That's good, I thought. I like that.
The Max's Restaurant Group has barely had time to digest its Pancake House acquisition and already the country's largest casual dining chain is embarking into a new venture: hostelry.
A speech delivered by Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio before the Philippine Women’s Judges Association today lays down historical and legal arguments for the Philippine case in its maritime dispute with China.
This was the privileged speech that Akbayan Rep. Gutierrez delivered at the House of Representatives on 4 March 2014 to remember and honor the struggles of a leader of Boracay's indigenous Ati people, Dexter Condez, who was murdered by suspected goons of a land developer last year.
We are supposed to live in a civil society. If government officials arrogantly violate the law and think they are not violating the law, freely besmirching , ridiculing, maligning, treating with condescension and denigrating people or groups of people, our society is really in trouble.
How to avoid illegal recruiters, human trafficking: POEA chief culls lessons from '12 Years A Slave'
To this day, slavery exists in its most brutal and subtle forms. For Filipinos desiring to work overseas, the key is to avoid illegal recruitment and human trafficking by dealing only with licensed recruitment agencies.
By way of setting the tone for this year's Lenten observance among Filipino faithful, Archbishop Socrates Villegas, president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines, has issued this Lenten exhortation for Ash Wednesday (March 5) the start of Lent.
A Quezon City court has ordered the arrest and six-month imprisonment of two Marcelo heirs and four others over the festering clan feud embroiling the estate of the late industrialist Jose Marcelo Sr.
If PDIC's objective is to lessen the damage to the depositor due to a bank's bankruptcy, then the law must be implemented in a manner that lets the depositor get more, not less. The law is not for the regulator, it is for the depositor. That is the spirit of the law that is not hard to see.
Time was, overturning a freely-elected government would have earned a sharp US rebuke. But as people power revolts sweep some countries, Washington is increasingly giving its blessing to ousting leaders accused of betraying democracy.
China seeks to build its forces steadily so it can over-match the opposition, the US included. It asserts its territorial claims for the twin purpose of interdicting sea lines of communications as well as pushing forward lines of defense.
Senior residents of Makati's Ecology Village have for months now been suffering from lack of sleep and frayed nerves from the heart-attack inducing 'music' blasting from a dance bar just behind their perimeter wall.
National interest must remain paramount in the formulation and implementation of local ordinances, according to the Makati Business Club (MBC).
Part 5 of a continuing series: How do you solve a problem like Metro Manila? Urban development expert Benjamin de la Pena suggests we start with the megacity's housing market - and no, it's not just about providing low-cost housing.
They had us at the title. How could we resist something called Rak of Aegis? Apart from the cheeky Tagalized reference to the American musical celebrating cheeseball Eighties music, hair, and fashion, it mentions the awesomeness that is Aegis.