The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revoked the registration of news organization Rappler allegedly for violating the Constitution and the Anti-Dummy Law. The SEC said Rappler violated constitutional restrictions on ownership and control of mass media entities because of funds … Continue reading SEC REVOKES RAPPLER’S REGISTRATION
President Rodrigo Duterte will be asking Congress to once again extend martial law in Mindanao, House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas confirmed on Sunday, December 10. Fariñas, quoting Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, said a letter requesting for the extension of martial … Continue reading DUTERTE WANTS ONE YEAR EXTENSION OF MARTIAL LAW IN MINDANO
The blame game By Roger Balanza Left-leaning legal fronts are assailing President Rodrigo Duterte for terminating the peace talks and for declaring the Communist Party of the Philippines/New People’s Army (CPP/NPA) as a terrorist group. The leftist fronts and their … Continue reading DURIAN BEAT: Who is to blame for the death of the peace talks?
President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a proclamation formally designating the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) as a terrorist organization. Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque made the announcement during a press conference in Malacañang. The Palace spokesperson said the … Continue reading Duterte formally declares CPP-NPA as terror group
The Supreme Court (SC) has affirmed with finality its decision declaring President Rodrigo Duterte’s proclamation of martial law in Mindanao as constitutional. SC spokesperson Theodore Te announced that the directive was issued following Tuesday’s regular en banc session of the … Continue reading SUPREME COURT AFFIRMS MARTIAL LAW IN MINDANAO