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LP sees passage of FOI, Anti-Dynasty bills before Aquino term ends

Interior Secretary Mar Roxas: Propaganda of Congressman Tinio. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

There is a high chance that before the term of President Benigno Aquino III ends in 2016, the Freedom of Information (FOI) and the Anti-Dynasty bills will be signed into law now that the Liberal Party (LP) has declared its support for the two measures.

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Alabang terminal opens to provincial buses Wednesday

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Starting Wednesday, more than 500 provincial buses from Southern Luzon, which do not have terminals at their designated end points in Metro Manila will now be accommodated at the temporary terminal in Alabang, Muntinlupa, after the city government ironed out a provisional traffic plan with the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the Land Transportation and Franchise Regulatory Board (LTFRB).

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

New Criminal Code Book 2 now complete

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The Book 2 of the New Criminal Code is already complete after three years of work, the Department of Justice announced Thursday.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Herbert Bautista seeks revival of death penalty

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After slapping a suspected Chinese drug dealer, Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista is now pushing for the restoration of death penalty for drug-related crimes and rape in the country.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Anti-illegal drug agencies eye 100% conviction rate

The AIDSOTF is gunning for a 100 percent conviction rate in the illegal drugs cases that it files, from their usual 75 percent batting average.

Law enforcement agencies are gearing for higher conviction rates in illegal drug cases after President Aquino signed a new law amending Republic Act (RA) No. 9165, or the 2002 Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act.

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »