outbrain

Ahead of SONA protests, DOJ affirms right to assemble

Dona Pazzibugan - Philippine Daily Inquirer 07/26/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra affirmed on Saturday that the right to peaceably assemble is enshrined in the Constitution that all government officials and employees swore to “uphold and defend” and is subject only to…

Cybercrimes ‘prevalent’ during quarantine

Dona Pazzibugan - Philippine Daily Inquirer 07/13/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Phishing, online scams, and “fake news” about the pandemic have emerged as the most prevalent crimes in the country while it is under quarantine, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ). “Based on law…

Filipinos now allowed to enter 26 countries

Dona Pazzibugan - Philippine Daily Inquirer 06/29/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Twenty-six countries have so far lifted their border restrictions on Filipinos arriving from the Philippines, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). The DFA on Sunday said Filipinos leaving for essential travel would…

DFA: Bring home Pinoys from virus-hit ship

Dona Pazzibugan - Philippine Daily Inquirer 02/20/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. ordered the immediate repatriation of more than 500 Filipinos on the cruise ship Diamond Princess as the two-week quarantine of the vessel off Yokohama, Japan, ended on Wednesday. “I…

Ban on travel to HK, Macau lifted for Pinoy migrant workers

Dona Pazzibugan - Philippine Daily Inquirer 02/19/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Filipino migrant workers can now return to their jobs in Hong Kong and Macau after the government eased the ban on travel to and from the two Chinese administrative regions that it imposed 17…

SC upholds instant divorce for Muslims

Dona Pazzibugan - Philippine Daily Inquirer 09/15/2019

MANILA, Philippines — A Muslim man can legally divorce his Muslim wife under the so-called instant divorce, or “talaq,” even if they were also wed in civil rites, according to the Supreme Court, which ruled that their…

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.