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The colors and design of the Philippine flag are mandated by the Constitution and the Flag and Heraldic Code. Any changes will require approved amendments to these laws.
‘This year, our display of flags takes on a greater meaning,’ says the Museo ni Rizal-Dapitan, echoing the National Historical Commission of the Philippines
The National Historical Commission of the Philippines posts a notice to the public following complaints over a video of vlogger Bretman Rock twerking to 'Lupang Hinirang'
The photos are not from any SEA Games event
On Tuesday, September 3, Rappler editor at large Marites Vitug sits down with FLAG lawyer Jun Viterbo to discuss the complaint against key members of the opposition
The Bangsamoro flag embodies its people’s 'identity, history, heritage, struggles, and aspiration,' reads the law
The howling of the dogs reverberate in the corridors of power as darkness descends on democracy
Britain currently has the HMS Montrose warship in the Gulf and a handful of smaller naval vessels. The Montrose had tried to rush in to rescue the Stena Impero but arrived too late to the scene.
Rappler conducts an analysis of 323 audit reports of government agencies to find irregularities and flagged spendings. Part 2 tackles excesses in spending, travels and ghosts of the pork scam.
Rappler conducts an analysis of 323 audit reports of government agencies to find irregularities and flagged spendings. Part 1 is all about the fake and the doubtful.
The Philippines is represented by Rizal the Warrior in the World of Flags project
Luneta Park vendors say they were offered P100 to pose with Chinese flags as if selling them
Vendors interviewed by the National Parks Development Committee claim a man offered them P100 to act as if they are selling Chinese flags 3 days before the Philippines' observance of Independence Day
‘They are in our land. This is our country. Perhaps that was just a show of respect to the guest,’ says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
The lone presence of the Chinese flag during the welcome ceremony and review of the guards by the 2 presidents is unlike any other state visit
The controversial sale has raised a lot of questions
The flag is among several historical pieces that were sold during the Leon Gallery’s Magnificent Seven Auction
Inter-Parliamentary Relations and Special Affairs Bureau Director Edith Cardenas says 'this is not the first' time a foreign flag was raised at the House of Representatives
Gold medalist Margielyn Didal will lead the Philippine delegation in the 2018 Asian Games closing ceremonies
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Lawyers present during police searches are guided by the following questions: Does the search team have a search warrant? If so, is it valid? If so, is the proper procedure being observed?
The Fil-Am NBA player will be at the helm of the Philippine contingent during the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Asian Games on Saturday, August 18
The National Historical Commission of the Philippines says the use of the elements of the Philippine flag by Love the World on the sneakers violates the Flag and Heraldic Code of the Philippines
President Trump rails against Chinese imports, pushes for 'buy American', and launches the trade confrontation to punish China for what he considers predatory trade policies. But his anger does not appear to extend to flags.
A politician-turned-diplomat, Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano uses metaphors, such as a neighborhood squabble, to teach diplomacy to veterans in the foreign service
Special Assistant to the President Bong Go and presidential son Sebastian Duterte ride jet skis only around Casiguran Sound on May 15
However, constitutional law experts say it is only Congress which is in a position to challenge the quo warranto
Legal experts say there will be a solid case if media groups choose to challenge the restriction in court
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Special Assistant to the President Bong Go issues a blanket denial, saying someone might be using his name. But documents show otherwise.
Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno questions the regularity of police raids during ungodly hours
Here are highlights of the second day of Supreme Court oral arguments on the constitutionality of Oplan Tokhang in the government's war on drugs
'Because I believe it's right and somebody has to do it,' says FLAG's Diokno on why they filed a petition against the drug war before the High Court
Here's a summary of the most important points raised during the petitioners' round in the Supreme Court oral arguments on the war on drugs
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'If it is done by your government, when there is an official process that does that, then would you say that there is a fundamental right that is violated?' says Supreme Court Associate Justice Marvic Leonen
Supreme Court Chief Justice Sereno is also calling the heads of the DILG, PDEA, DDB, Napolcom and PNP-IAS to appear during oral arguments on November 28
The Associate Justice says adjusting the government's program against illegal drugs so it does not necessarily alienate communities it is supposed to protect would also clarify the rights of individuals vis-a-vis the power of government
'The challenge now is to go beyond legalese, to realize the relevance of our profession at this point in our history,' says Human Rights Commissioner Roberto Cadiz
The justice department's data shows that prosecutors have handled only 71 drug-related deaths out of the thousands who have been killed
Government lawyers also believe that families of drug war victims are not entitled to state protection
'There are only a few of us who do this. We are lawyers, we need to find ways to make the law more meaningful and closer to justice.'
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The Free Legal Assistance Group asks the SC the opportunity to present oral arguments for the public to hear
The petitions of the human rights lawyers are the most comprehensive in terms of coverage when it comes to challenging the war on drugs
Trump wholeheartedly embraces the controversy, with his advisors suggesting it plays well with his largely white base.
Statesman Jose 'Ka Pepe' Diokno is regarded as the father of human rights advocacy in the Philippines