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Atenean tops 2018 bar exam

MANILA – Ateneo de Manila University law graduate emerged on top of the 2018 bar examination based on the results released by the Supreme...

Expanded maternity leave law to take full effect

MANILA – The expanded maternity leave law will take full effect after its implementing rules and regulations (IRR) were signed on Labor Day.Senators Risa...

‘Bikoy’ video uploader arrested for cyber libel

MANILA – The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday confirmed the arrest of alleged “Ang Totoong Narcolist” uploader, a series of video tagging President...

Teachers’ groups urge Duterte to fulfill promise on salary increase

MANILA – Public school teachers is urging President Rodrigo Duterte on Labor Day to make good on his promise for a salary increase this...

Bar results out May 3, says Supreme Court

MANILA – The results of the 2018 Bar examinations will be released on Friday, May 3, the Supreme Court said.Associate Justice Mariano del Castillo,...

Duterte to Congress: Protect workers’ rights

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte woos lawmakers on Labor Day to fully protect the rights of the Filipino workers by passing measures securing tenure...

Palace: Duterte war threat vs Canada just a ‘figure of speech’

MANILA – President Rodrigo's threat of war against Canada over heaps of trash illegally shipped to the Philippines was just an “expression of outrage”,...

Lacson files bill allowing public to participate in the budget process

MANILA – Senator Panfilo Lacson has filed a bill institutionalizing the direct participation of people's organizations and non-government organizations in the preparation of the...

China open for bilateral talks to resolve WPS ‘irritants’

MANILA – Chinese President Xi Jinping is open to resolve territorial disputes in the West Philippines Sea via bilateral talks, Malacañang said on Monday.Presidential...

Sotto: War on drugs is ‘perpetual’

MANILA – Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III said the President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs is continuous amid criticisms from opposition’s senatorial bets.In...

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