Duterte signs anti-terror bill into law


MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law on Friday, July 3,  a measure that seeks to give the country more teeth to curb terror threats and acts, Malacañang announced on Friday.Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque and Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea confirmed in separate text messages… Read More

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Senators laud PRRD for signing anti-terror bill


Several senators on Friday lauded President Rodrigo Duterte for signing into law the anti-terrorism bill despite mounting opposition from various sectors over fears that it could be used to silence government critics and stifle dissent.Senator Panfilo Lacson, author of the… Read More



GOVT ASSURES MINDANAO MORO LEADERS: Anti-terror bill against terrorists not Muslims


By ROGER M. BALANZA The Philippine government has assured that the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 would specifically target terror groups, not regional or ethnic groups,  to secure the country against terrorist violence. The … Continue readingGOVT ASSURES MINDANAO MORO LEADERS: Anti-terror bill against terrorists not Muslims



New anti-terror law fixes flaws in Human Security Act: Andanar

MANILA – The new anti-terrorism law aims to correct the flaws in Republic Act (RA) 9372 or the Human Security Act (HSA) of 2007, Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar said on Friday.In a press statement, Andanar said the new law, RA 11479 or the… Read More

New law uses ‘comprehensive’ approach vs. terrorism

MANILA – Republic Act (RA) 11479 or the Anti-Terrorism Act, signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday, aims to protect life, liberty, and property from terrorism deemed as “inimical and dangerous to the national security of the country and to the welfare of the… Read More

New law ‘powerful’ in curbing terror threats

MANILA – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Friday said the country has now a powerful law to protect the people against threats by terrorist groups, with the signing into law of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020,”We now have a powerful statute that provides law enforcement agencies the… Read More

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