By Tarra Quismundo
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.
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.
By Christian V. Esguerra
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.
By Bong Lozada
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.
For the first time since it declared California’s gay marriage ban unconstitutional, the federal appeals court will hear arguments over same-sex weddings.