ACPAPP to host virtual annual national convention in October
BusinessWorld - 2021-09-30
This pandemic has shifted our way of life in so many ways. We used to enjoy meeting our friends, taking a stroll at the mall or at the park, and some occasional travels which we frequently document in our social media accounts.

Afghanistan is the world's opium king. Can the Taliban afford to kill off their 'un-Islamic' cash cow?
CNN Philippines - 2021-09-29
When the khaki-colored landscapes of Afghanistan are transformed by a patchwork of pink, white and purple each spring, farmers rejoice. Their cash crop of poppies is ready for harvesting.

SC postpones Bar exams anew
The Manila Times - 2021-09-29
THE Supreme Court has again decided to move the 2021 Bar examination to next year because of the coronavirus pandemic.'After considering the Covid-19 situation nationally and

Senators lauded for firm action on school tax rates
BusinessMirror - 2021-09-24
Private school associations lauded members of the Senate for "swiftly and favorably acting" to pass a bill on second reading that will prevent the collapse of propriety educational institutions in the face of a massive increase in tax rates amid the global health and economic crisis.

PELÍCULA to Stream Its Spanish Films for Free This October
ClickTheCity.com - 2021-09-23
Catch the Spanish film festival from October 1 to 10! Cinema enthusiasts are in for a treat this year as PELÍCULA-Spanish Film Festival returns to virtual screens from Oct. 1 to 10, 2021 Presented by the Instituto Cervantes in Manila and Sydney and the Spanish Embassies in the Philippines,

GMA announces passing of corporate secretary Roberto Rafael V. Lucila
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-09-18
Roberto Rafael V. Lucila, the corporate secretary of GMA Network Inc., law school lecturer and public servant during the presidency of Corazon "Cory" Aquino, has died at

Arvin Amatorio: Bergenfield, New Jersey's 2nd Filipino Mayor in 20 Years
The Manila Times - 2021-09-16
I did not get to take the Bar or practice law in the Philippines anymore because of the love story I have with my then girlfriend, who is now my wife,' said Atty. Arvin

Gems from two gutsy ladies
BusinessWorld - 2021-09-15
Insight from Oversight" was the title of the talk of former Commission on Audit (CoA) Commissioner Heidi L. Mendoza when she and former Supreme Court Associate Justice and Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales appeared before the regular Archer Talks and Eagles Meet our Leaders Zoom webinar.

Schools seek tax bill OK as enrollment rate drops 66%
BusinessMirror - 2021-09-14
WITH enrollment for basic education plunging by 66 percent, private school associations expressed hope the Senate will expedite the approval of a bill that aims to rectify a Bureau of Internal Revenue regulation imposing a 150-percent increase in taxes.

Duterte appoints CA Justice Dimaampao to SC
CNN Philippines - 2021-09-14
Court of Appeals Justice Japar Dimaampao is President Rodrigo Duterte's latest appointee to the Supreme Court. He is the second Muslim to hold office in the high court.

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