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THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revoked the certificate of incorporation of news website Rappler for violating the Philippine Constitution’s foreign equity restrictions on mass media. “[T]he En Banc finds Rappler Inc. and Rappler Holdings Corp., a Mass Media entity and its alter ego, liable for violating the constitutional…

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The proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will have to be passed by Congress before lawmakers start amending the 1987 Constitution, a Palace official said Monday. Palace spokesman Harry Roque issued the clarification amid plans of lawmakers to finish the proposed amendments to the Constitution this year for ratification by the…

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EXILED Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chairman Jose Maria “Joma” Sison has welcomed President Rodrigo Duterte’s openness to a “one-on-one” conversation despite the termination of peace negotiations between the government. In an interview with Minda News over the weekend, Duterte called on the communist leader to come to…

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The Supreme Court has affirmed the ruling of the Court of Appeals (CA) that disqualified Vivienne Tan, daughter of business tycoon Lucio Tan, from running for a congressional post in 2010. The high court dismissed Tan’s petition questioning the appellate court’s ruling, saying there was no error in the CA’s…

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Oil companies increased their pump prices for the third time this month as consumers brace for the imposition of new excise tax rates on petroleum products. Flying V was the first to adjust its prices, raising the cost of diesel and kerosene by 55 centavos per liter and gasoline by…

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ASSOCIATE Justice Diosdado Peralta on Monday claimed that there was favoritism in the clustering method done by Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno in the shortlist of candidates for vacancies in judiciary. it is “very clear” that there was favoritism in the “clustering” method done by Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno…

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MUNTINLUPA Regional Trial Court Judge Juanita Guerrero has inhibited herself from hearing the drug complaint filed against Sen. Leila de Lima. She ordered the re-raffle of the case. “Let the records of this case be forwarded to the Office of the Clerk of Court for re-raffle to other branches of…

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House senior deputy minority leader Lito Atienza on Sunday urged congress to “waste no time” in getting the ball rolling for a constitutional convention (con-con), saying lawmakers have prepared for this means of amending the charter. In a statement, Atienza, who represents Buhay party-list at the House of Representatives, said…

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WASHINGTON: As the US-led coalition that has been fighting jihadists for more than three years is transforming its mission, extremist groups the world over are rebranding themselves under the IS banner, a State Department official said. This means the anti-IS coalition will have a role beyond the Middle East, including…

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THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will start work this year on 11 big-ticket infrastructure projects worth P25 billion that will improve the road network in Mindanao. The projects will be funded by the $380 million fresh loans obtained by the government from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).…

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