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Chief Justice questions utopian views of lawyer vs family planning

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Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno questioned on Tuesday night the “utopian” views taken by the lawyer arguing against the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RH) law on how parents in the country should plan the sizes of their families, and on how the State has prioritized its health programs over others.

Posted: July 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cardinal Tagle tells Edita Burgos not to lose hope in search for Jonas

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Jonas Burgos.  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

It has been six years since farmer-activist Jonas Burgos disappeared, but his mother Edita never wavered in hoping and believing that he is still alive.

Posted: April 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

AFP: Compensation to rights victims corrects mistakes of past

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Armed Forces of the Philippines. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Armed Forces of the Philippines, one of the institutions blamed for the atrocities during martial law, has welcomed the law granting compensation to the victims of human rights during that dark chapter of Philippine history

Posted: February 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DOJ, DILG sign rules to probe, prosecute slaying of political activists, journalists

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The Aquino administration has come up with a plan to prioritize the investigation of the murders of political activists and journalists, and to more effectively prosecute these cases.

Posted: February 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DA secretary opposes cash distribution to farmers forced to pay coconut levy

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Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala  FILE PHOTO

Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala slammed the proposed distribution of the nearly P70-billion coconut levy fund to individual farmers, saying it would only generate floods of court cases against the government.

Posted: February 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bill providing compensation to martial law victims may become law in early 2013

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Akbayan Rep. Walden Bello. Photo from  congress.gov.ph

MANILA, Philippines—Proponents of the long-delayed bill to compensate victims of human rights violations during the Marcos dictatorship are hopeful that 2013 will be the year that the measure is finally enacted into law.   The passage of the law would end years of waiting for the victims of torture, killings, and enforced disappearances, and their [...]

Posted: December 24th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lacson surprised by names in ‘Order of Battle’ now banned by new law

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Former senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Not just the usual suspects. Sometimes an “order of battle” would include the name of a government official that intelligence reports would link to crimes like drugs and kidnapping.

Posted: December 24th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DOJ official bats for review of cases vs Abu Sayyaf suspects

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Department of Justice building.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Justice Undersecretary Francisco Baraan III has cited the need to review the cases filed against suspected Abu Sayyaf members linked to various crimes.

Posted: December 19th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Slow pace of Maguindanao trial symbol of impunity in PH – lawyer

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Site of the Maguindanao massacre. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

For a case that captured the attention of the world, the trial of the accused in the 2009 Maguindanao massacre has taken on too long and has become a symptom of impunity in the Philippines, militant groups said when asked to reflect on the third year anniversary of the slaughter.

Posted: November 22nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Estrada pardon barred him from running, lawyers say

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Former President Joseph Estrada

Two private lawyers on Tuesday asked the Sandiganbayan to clarify whether or not the presidential pardon given to former president Joseph Estrada after his conviction for plunder in 2007 allowed him to run for elective office.

Posted: November 21st, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Palace tells coconut farmers: Wait a little longer

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Coconut farmers may have to wait a little longer before President Benigno Aquino III issues a clear-cut policy on the disposition of the P70-billion coco levy fund.

Posted: November 20th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Archbishop Tagle’s name dragged in protests vs cybercrime law

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Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Even Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle appeared to have been victimized by misinformation using the social media.

Posted: October 5th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Angaras’ bills decriminalizing libel conflict with cybercrime law provisions

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Senator Edgardo Angara (left) and Representative Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara

Are the two Angaras in both chambers of Congress seeing eye to eye on how to punish libel?

Posted: October 5th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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