SC sets up Emergency Care Unit
Gov - 4 months ago
Gesmundo approved on May 7, 2021 the Guidelines on the Use of the Supreme Court Gymnasium as ECU. Aside from SC employees, employees of Court of Appeals (CA), Sandiganbayan (SB) and the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) may avail of the ECU. The Guidelines are ...

ACCESS: Pioneer in online MCLE
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 4 months ago
Pioneered by ACCESS, the online MCLE was approved by the Supreme court en banc in 2019. "It was really through our efforts that MCLE online is now a reality. Before us, many talked of doing it.

Ledac bares 11 priority measures
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-03-01
The Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (Ledac) has identified 11 priority measures of the 18th Congress, but has rejected the third installment of the Bayanihan

P20 billion slashed from pension fund reignites Velasco, Cayetano allies' feud
Rappler - 2021-03-01
Representative Mike Defensor stirs the hornet's nest, but his speech attacking Speaker Lord Allan Velasco later backfires

Bernabe, Gesmundo, Hernando in the running for chief justice
Rappler - 2021-03-01
Only 3 justices are in the running for Philippine chief justice, and they are Senior Associate Justice Estela Perlas Bernabe, Associate Justice Alexander Gesmundo, and Associate Justice Ramon Paul Hernando.

New bill on Boracay Island regulatory authority opposed
BusinessMirror - 2021-02-28
AKLANONS, especially those from the municipality of Malay and the island of Boracay, are opposing the new substitute bill creating the Boracay Island Development Authority (Bida). The still unnamed bill,

Labor group asks SC to reverse lower court ruling vs trade union organizer
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-02-27
MANILA, Philippines - A labor group has asked the Supreme Court to reverse a lower court's ruling that dismisses a habeas corpus case of a trade union organizer arrested on

1st Bicolano to get UK coronavirus variant recovers, says DOH
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-02-26
LEGAZPI CITY--Health officials said the first Bicolano to test positive for the more contagious, but not deadlier UK variant of coronavirus has already recovered. The carrier, an overseas Filipino

Supreme Court: A child can bear the mother's surname
Rappler - 2021-02-26
Reversing all rulings of lower courts, the Supreme Court grants a child's wish to bear his mother's surname and says we must do away with the patriarchy and 'antiquated' gender roles

Corruption deepened poverty in pandemic-U.N.
BusinessMirror - 2021-02-26
Addressing taxation gaps in the digital economy may require the government to boost its digital infrastructure expansion nationwide, according... SAVING in dollars will not lead to higher yields ...

Groups take turns marking Edsa revolt
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-02-25
In just 20 minutes, the official program celebrating the 35th anniversary of the Edsa People Power Revolution--the bloodless upheaval that ended the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos 35 years

Supreme Court under Duterte carves its place in history of PH democracy
Rappler - 2021-02-25
What place would it occupy in history? Would a future Court spend its initial years dismantling rulings set for President Duterte?

5 ways Duterte has become a threat to Philippine democracy
Rappler - 2021-02-24
From creating a climate of fear to repudiating the Constitution, here are ways President Duterte has brought about a backslide in Philippine democracy

OWWA-10 to aid 2 OFW groups in Camiguin
Gov - 2021-02-24
CAMIGUIN, Feb. 24 (PIA)--The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA)-10 oriented two overseas Filipino workers (OFW) groups in Camiguin on the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-OWWA Tulong Puso Program that aims to provide livelihood ...

'Anti-terror law violates 15 of 22 items in Bill of Rights, issue TRO now'
Rappler - 2021-02-23
Petitioners are on full-court press to secure a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) against the anti-terror law, filing a joint motion to convince the Supreme Court that the best time to stop the law was yesterday. Detailing threats, arrests, and charges ...

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