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The government trying to make systems work is a welcome thing, but is it sincere and is it moving fast enough? We take a nuanced look at policy work.
PRESS RELEASE: The agency aims to further strengthen the digitalization efforts of the Department of Transportation in line with minimizing human intervention in various transactions
Did you know that during the 2013 Supreme Court oral arguments on the Cybercrime Prevention Act, then Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza categorically said that cyber libel has a prescription period of only one year?
'Parang pinapaboran na naman natin dito iyong mga mayayaman.... Paano iyong mga naghikahos na hinulugan iyong kanilang mga jeep?' says Vice President Leni Robredo
More jeepney routes will be opened within the week, while UV Express units will be allowed to operate before the end of June, adds the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board
Operations will resume on June 22
The definitions are broader, detention is longer, and it has a 'killer' provision that equates dissent to terrorism
Listen to this podcast as we go back to 2007, parse the loopholes in the rules of these writs, and try to imagine where we are headed with the current Supreme Court
‘Sinasakripisyo ba ho natin ang mga manggagawa? Hindi po. Lahat po tayo dito sa panahon na ito ay may tama, may inconvenience, may moments of discomfort,’ says the transportation secretary
A stranded passenger laments the 'social injustice' brought about by the reopening of businesses without the operation of jeepneys and buses
The Land Transportation Office says traffic enforces will fine drivers who fail to observe sanitary measures, physical distancing practices, and operate without special government-issued permits
LTFRB allows Angat-Quezon Avenue and Dasmariñas-PITX city bus routes to start operating on June 2, as mass transportation remains crippled due to DOTr policies
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board reminds drivers, operators, and passengers to follow health protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19
We talk to President Rodrigo Duterte's former government corporate counsel, Rudolf Jurado, who says the 10% public service ad clause violates the constitutional guarantee to just compensation
Passengers are urged to keep a list of public transport taken in case they unknowingly come into close contact with a coronavirus case
LTFRB requires taxis and ride-hailing operators to implement cashless payment
We break down the different laws that come into play and analyze how we got to the unthinkable ABS-CBN shutdown
The government will provide bus and jeepney operators fuel subsidy worth 30% of their daily consumption
Ayala Land also slashes its capital expenditures by P40 billion due to the coronavirus crisis
The caution against a dangerous precedent, and the lack of jurisprudence for a mass release in a pandemic, make the Supreme Court petition difficult
The Land Transportation Office will not issue penalties for late registration of vehicles
We talk to University of the Philippines Constitutional Law Professor Dan Gatmaytan
According to Twitter, these are the viewing habits of Filipinos during the COVID-19 pandemic
The National Bureau of Investigation has summoned more than a dozen people over their coronavirus posts on social media. Justice reporter Lian Buan discusses freedom of speech during the pandemic with esteemed law experts in this latest episode.
The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra's assistant concertmaster Christian Tan performs Ri Jeong-hyeok's bittersweet song for his brother from 'Crash Landing On You'
President Duterte's special powers under the Bayanihan Law have begun to be exercised
In the 2nd and final part of the 'War on the Law' podcast, we take a look at the evolving definition of warrantless arrests under the Department of Justice
Rockwell Business Center in Ortigas, Pasig City will now have a temporary designated parking area for The Medical City workers
The announcement comes a day after Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls for a 10-day extension of measures intended to halt the spread of the new coronavirus
The regulatory agency also says PUV operators must direct drivers and conductors 'to report any case of possible infection to the Department of Transportation, LTFRB, DOH, and to the nearest LGU and PNP'
Johnson's calculations helped put the first man on the moon in 1969
The Department of Energy plans to build an 'energy city' in place of Chevron's facilities on government land in San Pascual, Batangas
The Baguio City government is expecting more proposals from big companies. Vendors' groups and concerned citizens are opposed to the participation of big business in the public-private partnership project.
COA adjusts the payout figure to Landbank to a lower amount compared to the original claim of P87.05 million and the amended claim of P92.27 million
The romance series stars Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin
It even beat out the finale ratings for 'Goblin,' which also aired on tvN
South Korea's biggest current television hit is 'unashamedly fantastical in its plotlines,' while also drawing praise for its portrayal of everyday life in the North
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo, who recommended the review, says President Rodrigo Duterte wants the contract carefully studied
(UPDATED) The Ayala group faces more contract reviews by the Duterte administration, leading jittery investors to dump stocks on Monday, January 20
(UPDATED) Angkas biker Rommel Villanueva, one of the petitioners, says this decision is proof justice is on their side
‘We came from doing illegal work. So when we found a company that showed concern for us, that loved us, that considered us partners, did you expect us to leave that kind of company?’
As the number of complaints soar, the LTFRB reminds transport network companies of their mandates
Based on the recommendation of the technical working group, the pilot run – which is supposed to end on December 26 – will last until June 26, 2020
The proposals of 6 new motorcycle ride-hailing firms are currently being evaluated by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board
President Rodrigo Duterte again pushes for a national land use law during a December 2 Cabinet meeting where he is shown the National Economic and Development Authority's draft bill
The Land Transportation Office and those deputized by the agency are ordered to apprehend bus drivers who will defy the temporary suspension of trips to the Bicol Region
The claims have included the Casa Vallejo property along Upper Session Road, the Pacdal Circle, Wright Park, and the city government’s titled property in Barangay Lualhati