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DOJ backs passage of right of reply law

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The Department of Justice supports the passage of a law that would guarantee the citizens’ right of reply to news reports as such legislation would enforce a privilege that is granted by the Constitution, Justice Secretary Leila Secretary said in a position paper sent the House of Representatives.

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

Australian laws to criminalize travel to terror hotspots

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Tougher counter-terror laws to be introduced to Australia’s parliament Wednesday would make it a crime to travel to places considered terror hotspots, punishable by up to 10 years’ jail.

Posted: September 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

‘There’s still time for Charter change’

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President Benigno Aquino III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Aquino believes there is still time to amend the Constitution to lift the provision limiting him to a single term, if he should decide to seek a fresh mandate.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Military backs Bangsamoro law to end Mindanao conflict

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Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang, Jr. AFP PUBLIC AFFAIRS

With the draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law in Congress, the Armed Forces of the Philippines has expressed support for the measure that could resolve the conflict in Mindanao.

Posted: September 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada gay marriage laws in court

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For the first time since it declared California’s gay marriage ban unconstitutional, the federal appeals court will hear arguments over same-sex weddings.

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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