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The actual “special powers” granted to the President under the Senate version

Note: President Rodrigo Duterte signs Bayanihan to Heal As One Act into law on March 24, 2020. bit.ly/39eUHEv Reposting from Dean Ada Abad ============================== DISCLAIMER: Hindi akin ito. I just reposted kasi sabi nga niya “copy paste, no need for attribution”. Pero alam ng mga younger batch sa UP Law kung sino yan, hahaha. Sorry I was not monitoring FB kasi and just found out when someone…

Crash Landing on You: Crush Landing on Hyun Bin

“Crash Landing on You” aired its final episode in tvN cable channel in South Korea last February 16, 2020, with highest peak rating of 24.10%.  It scored the highest rating for any tvN drama, dodging “Goblin” at second place and “Reply 1988” third.  It is also currently available in Neflix. Two weeks after the end of its run, “Crash Landing On You”, is still the…

14-Day Quarantine of Persons Arriving from 2019 NCoV Affected Countries

Under Dept. of Interior and Local Government Memorandum Circular No. 2020-023 dated February 6, 2020, a 14-day quarantine of all persons arriving in the Philippines from countries affected with the 2019 Novel Corona Virus will be implemented by the local government units. From the said memorandum circular, it would mean that those arriving from China, Japan, South Korea, Cambodia, Taiwan, Thailand Vietnam, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia,…

The difference between existing adoption laws and RA 11222 – The Simulated Birth Rectification Act

The differences between the existing adoption laws and RA 11222 or the Simulated Birth Rectification Act were clarified by DSWD in a recent consultation dialogue. Existing adoption laws under the Domestic Adoption Act (RA 8552) and RA 9523 (An Act Requiring Certification of the DSWD to Declare A Child Legally Available for Adoption as Prerequisite for  Adoption Proceedings) involve a socio-legal process and the finalization…

PMA Hazing Video: Hazing at the Philippine Military Academy

(WARNING: Viewer discretion advised.) Philippine Military Academy has verified that the viral video of the hazing inside PMA premises is authentic. Reposting the video showing plebes in the Philippine Military Academy barracks being beaten up by PMA cadets. On September 18, 2019, PMA freshman Darwin Dormitorio died due to hazing. PMA hazing video Related Stories:5 Philippine Military Academy cadets detained over hazing captured in viral…

Justice Diosdado Peralta is the new Chief Justice

Justice Diosdado Peralta has been appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte as the new Chief Justice today, October 23, 2019.  This was reported in a press briefing conducted by the High Court.  He was picked by the president over other hopefuls Justice Estela Perlas-Bernabe and Justice Andres Reyes Jr.  Justice Diosdado Peralta is the most senior Associate Justice of the Supreme Court who will serve until…

Lee Seung Gi’s Kimbap in Manila: Who Ate It?

Who ate the rest of Lee Seung Gi’s Kimbap in Manila? So ask the Airens on Twitter. In the recently concluded Fan Meeting of Hallyu Star Lee Seung Gi, entitled “Vagabond Voyage In Manila” last October 12, 2019, my sister got lucky to win the Korean Rice Roll (Kimbap) that Lee Seung Gi made live in the course of the fan meeting. I have read…

Fan Account: Lee Seung Gi’s Vagabond Voyage in Manila

This first-hand account of the Luckiest Fan who tasted Lee Seung Gi’s Kimbap in Manila proves that dreams do come true. With Lee Seung Gi, it does! By: Rose Hyacinth, AirenPh October 15, 2019, 3 AM Since 2009, I have been a fan of Lee Seung Gi from his 2 days 1 Night days. I couldn’t help but admire this person who has such great…

The Discriminatory Acts under the Proposed SOGIE Bill

The Discriminatory Acts under the Proposed SOGIE Bill under Senate Bill 159 filed by Senator Riza Hontiveros last July 2, 2019, are laid down in Section 5 thereof. Under Section 5 of Senate Bill 159, the following discriminatory acts shall be unlawful: Promoting and encouraging stigma on the basis of SOGIE in the media, in educational textbooks, and other medium. Inciting violence and sexual abuse…

Republic Act No. 11053 – The Anti-Hazing Act of 2018

Republic Act No. 11053 – The Anti-Hazing Act of 2018, is otherwise known as An Act Prohibiting Hazing and Regulating Other Forms of Initiation Rites of Fraternities, Sororities, and Other Organizations, and Providing Penalties for Violations Thereof, Amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 8049, Entitled “An Act Regulating Hazing and Other Forms of Initiation Rites in Fraternities Sororities, and Organizations and Providing Penalties.  Hazing,…

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