pork barrel
Latest Stories
Home » Laws You are browsing entries tagged with “Laws”

DOJ backs bill requiring disclosure of funding sources for surveys

DOJ building

The Department of Justice has lent its support to a House bill requiring the disclosure of the source of funding and the financing of surveys.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

400 student leaders to ‘join’ Congress

PMC Official Poster

Four hundred high school and college student leaders from all over the country are set to join the Philippine Model Congress (PMC) 2014 this September and experience firsthand the Philippine legislative process.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Group bares new cigarette law’s loophole

New packs of cigarettes displaying pictorial health warnings are arranged on the counter by a shop attendant for photographers at a convenience store in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Tobacco companies on Tuesday largely snubbed an Indonesian law requiring them to put graphic photo warnings on all cigarette packs being sold, marking another setback in a country that's home to the world's highest rate of men smokers and a wild, wild west of advertising.  AP

An anti-smoking group on Monday said the Graphic Health Warnings Law was a step forward in protecting the right to health of Filipinos but the measure had a loophole that would give tobacco firms an opportunity to undermine it.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

AIDS: Anger flares at homophobic laws


Campaigners at the world AIDS conference are taking aim at countries with anti-gay laws, accusing them of creating conditions that let HIV spread like poison.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Aquino OKs graphic warnings on cigarette packs


Despite being a known smoker, President Benigno Aquino III has signed into law a measure requiring graphic warnings on tobacco products, Malacañang said Sunday.

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »