Manila, Philippines, June 15 – High-profile Philippine veteran journalist and Rappler’s CEO Maria Ressa, former researcher-writer Reynaldo Santos Jr., and news outfit Rappler found guilty of cyber libel, Monday. The case stemmed from a 7-year-old story that was published before the cybercrime law took effect. Businessman Wilfredo Keng accused Maria Ressa and Rappler of discrediting his reputation over a May 2012Read more
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Some industries are permitted to resume operations during the GCQ. Yet, a lot of questions loom in the mind. How can you bounce back? Do you need to pivot operations? When is the best time to collect receivables? How can you settle payments? Yes, there are so many things that we ought to be concerned about. However, let us rememberRead more
Philippine Health Department confirmed 13 new additional cases of Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). As of March 14, there are already 111 positive cases in the country. Due to the continuous widespread of this pandemic disease in the world, the Department of Transportation (DOTR) releases a new guideline that aims to practice ‘social distancing’ and hamper the spread of thisRead more
In the Celebration of International Women’s Month, two Filipina have been included in the list of Time Magazine’s Most influential women for the past century. Maria Corazon ‘Cory’ Aquino Cory Aquino is the first Female President in the History of the Philippine Republic. She is the wife of the slain opposition senator Benigno Aquino, and the mother of the FormerRead more
IN FOCUS: Is the Ongoing Legalization of Divorce a Sign of the Progressiveness of the Philippine Society?
Since last week, the House committee had already approved three measures that will make divorce legal. It almost caused an uproar in social media from the pro-family and conservative religious groups as if this will lead to the further breaking away of the family and also of “supposed” disrespect of marriage. Albay Representative Edcel Lagman who has been advocating theRead more