Since we remain a country with many civil wars, the protection provided by the IHL Law to civilians and combatants alike are of immediate importance.
President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo made a breezy island hop to look for signs of vibrant life in the Cyber Corridor which is to be her administration’s grand legacy to the Philippine economy.
Is it a mere ignorance of the law or just Malacanang’s nasty habit of violating it?
Nabanggit ko itong kahalagahan ng isang matibay at maayos na tirahan dahil sa mga hindi kanais-nais na mga nangyayari sa ating kapaligiran.
by Renato Reyes Jr., Kontra Daya
There should be another round of mock elections to further test the system and to test the guidelines covering rejected ballots. The next round should involve a broader cross-section of society (not just teachers), and must simulate closer-to-actual conditions including the new ballot format, the actual voters' list and even an actual manual audit of votes.
Justice must take its course to redress the deaths of almost 60 people and all other victims of the reign of the Ampatuans. But beyond the Ampatuan clan, we need to reform the state.
This is a shortened version of the 26-page petition filed by Ang Ladlad before the Supreme Court last Dec. 5 to reverse the Comelec ruling. The counsels were Attorneys Nicolas Pichay, Clara Rita Padilla, and Ibarra Gutierrez.
I’ve been meeting more and more people who mix up the “NVC” with the Embassy when submitting documents and payments for their Immigrant Visa application.