By Gil Cabacungan
The chair of the House energy committee confirmed that the recently approved Joint Resolution No. 21 of the House of Representatives would be used to suspend the country’s environmental laws in order to allow at least two power plants to operate during the expected power shortfall in summer.
By Leila B. Salaverria
There may be a need for a uniform set of rules for the implementation of laws providing discounts and other benefits to senior citizens in light of reported incidents that they have not fully enjoyed these concessions.
No refugee has been forced to be strip naked at immigration detention centers as claimed in a documentary by Al-Jazeera, said deputy home minister Dr. Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar.
Gay rights activists are using Rio de Janeiro’s annual gay pride parade to demand laws against discrimination based on sexual orientation.
Singapore’s highest court on Wednesday dismissed a constitutional challenge against an archaic law criminalizing sex between men, striking a fresh blow to the city-state’s growing gay-rights movement.