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House Bill 3611 – No Homework Policy for Kinder to Grade 12

House Bill 3611, otherwise known as An Act Promoting the Holistic Development of Basic Education Students By Establishing a No-Homework Policy for Kinder to Grade 12 and Proscribing the Taking of Textbooks Out of the School for Kinder to Grade 6 Students in all Public and Private Schools, was finally filed before the House of Representatives Bills and Index Division last August 7, 2019.  The…

IRR for Republic Act 10592 – The Proper Procedure for Granting Good Conduct Time Allowance

What are the procedures for the grant of good conduct time allowance under Republic Act 10592?  The current mess in the implementation of the Good Conduct Time Allowance pursuant to RA 10592 reveals that there is evidently misinterpretation and laxity in the enforcement thereof.  The Grant of Good Conduct Time Allowance was an amendment to Articles 29, 94, 97, 98 and 99 of the Revised…

Manny Pacquiao: Five Impressive Facts About The Pinoy Boxing Legend

Manny Pacquiao’s early personal background is riddled with unmistakable signs that he would not make a good mark in life, much less become the boxing great that he is today. As a child he had wanted to become a priest someday, but a clarion call to fight the rigors of life strictly demanded his presence inside the boxing ring. Manny Pacquiao’s parents separated when he…

RA 10592 – Good Conduct Time Allowance Law [Full Text]

Good Conduct Time Allowance – Republic Act No. 10592 (RA 10592) REPOST AN ACT AMENDING ARTICLES 29, 94, 97, 98 AND 99 OF ACT NO. 3815, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE REVISED PENAL CODE Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled: Section 1. Article 29 of Act No. 3815, as amended, otherwise known as the Revised Penal…

Maternity leave rules for female workers in the public sector under RA 11210

Rule V of the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 11210 (RA 11210) otherwise known as the Expanded Maternity Leave Law lay down the rules for the female workers in the public sector, reproduced as follows: Section 1.  Eligibility. – Any pregnant female worker in the government service, regardless of employment status and length of service, in National Government Agencies (NGAs), Local Government…

[Full Text] People of the Philippines vs. Mayor Antonio L. Sanchez, et al.

(Reposting the Decision of the Supreme Court) FIRST DIVISION [G.R. Nos. 121039-45. January 25, 1999.] THE PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. MAYOR ANTONIO L. SANCHEZ, GEORGE MEDIALDEA, ZOILO AMA, BALDWIN BRION, LUIS CORCOLON, ROGELIO CORCOLON, and PEPITO KAWIT, Accused-Appellants. D E C I S I O N MARTINEZ, J.: .” . . a plot seemingly hatched in hell . . .” This was how Judge Harriet O….

Republic Act No. 11313- The Safe Spaces Act of 2019

Republic Act No. 11313, the Safe Spaces Act of 2019, otherwise known as An Act Defining Danger Based Sexual Harassment in Streets, Public Spaces, Online, Workplaces, And Educational or Training Institutions, Providing Protective Measures And Prescribing Penalties Thereto was signed into law by President Rodrigo R. Duterte in April 17, 2019 and released last July 15, 2019. Under Section 2 of the Safe Spaces Act,…

Implementing Rules and Regulation of RA 11203 – Rice Tariffication Law

The Implementing Rules and Regulations of RA 11203 otherwise known as the Rice Tariffication Law was signed by the representatives of the Department of Agriculture, National Economic and Development Authority and Department of Budget and Management in a Joint Memorandum Circular No. 1-2019 dated March 28, 2019. The Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Rice Tariffication Law clarified the following matters, among others, to wit:…

Lee Seung Gi Asia Fan Meeting Vagabond Voyage in Manila 2019

South Korean Triple Treat Star Lee Seung Gi is meeting his Filipino fans for the first time in Manila on October 12, 2019 as announced by entertainment company, Applewood, on its Facebook page today, August 8, 2019. Lee Seung Gi is a multi-talented and multi-awarded singer, entertainer and actor in South Korea whose career spanning almost fifteen years include the dramas The Infamous Chil Sisters,…

The Student Fare Discount Privilege (Republic Act No. 11314)

The Student Fare Discount Act was signed into law by President Rodrigo R. Duterto last April 17, 2017 but was only released a few days ago.  Republic Act No. 11314, otherwise known as An Act Institutionalizing the Grant of Student Fare Discount Privileges on Public Transportation and For Other Purposes, now puts the students at par with the senior citizens and persons with disabilities as…

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