Anti-terror bill now under final review

MANILA – Malacañang on Thursday said the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 is now under final review at the Office of Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea.Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the Deputy Executive Secretary for Legal Affairs has forwarded its feedback to the… Read More

PRRD to either sign anti-terror bill or allow it to lapse

MANILA – President Rodrigo R. Duterte will either sign or allow the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 to lapse into law, Malacañang said on Wednesday.Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the President only has two options to make once the measure reaches his desk.“Let’s just… Read More

PH anti-terror bill ‘at par’ with developed countries

MANILA – The Philippines’ proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 is “at par” with the anti-terrorism legislation of the developed countries, Malacañang said on Wednesday with the measure only a signature away from becoming law.Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made… Read Mor

Constructive engagement key to addressing HR concerns in PH

MANILA – Several countries note that constructive engagement between the United Nations Human Rights mechanisms and the Philippines is key to addressing human rights concerns.Thailand, Japan, Nicaragua, and Cambodia underscored this during the 44th session of the Human Rights Council… Read More

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