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Drilon wants legal profession liberalised to allow foreign lawyers to practice

Senate President Franklin Drilon has said the proposed liberalisation of law practice in the Philippines will help strengthen the country’s legal profession and will help the country face the numerous challenges in the political and business sectors.  However, Drilion also said the proposed measure “must ensure that foreign lawyers will live up…


The story keeps unfolding on depraved child abuser Peter Scully

The arrest of a Dutchman last year in the Netherlands has undoubtedly unraveled the life of one Peter Scully. Not only did Scully allegedly perform depraved sexual acts on young girls, evidence now suggests he also tortured and murdered them as well.   The Dutchman was one of Scully’s major leaks as…




Bayan militant group wants US Marines out of Negros Occidental

The militant group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan, otherwise known as Bayan, is demanding the pullout of US Marines stationed in Sagay City, Negros Occidental. The Marines arrived last Wednesday to train Special Action Forces and members of the allied forces here. Bayan-Negros secretary general Christian Tuayon said the US troops may…


San Pablo Laguna church warns public of fake priest

The Diocese of San Pablo in the region of  Laguna has warned its followers against a certain Father Michael P Caadan after they received information that he is fact not a priest at all. According to a CBCP News post this past week, San Pablo Bishop Buenaventura M. Famadico made…


New ordinance in Quezon City requires businesses to install bike racks

The city of Quezon has passed a new ordinance for all business establishments to provide parking spaces for bicycles. The city’s Bicycle Ordinance requires all malls, supermarkets, grocery stores, restaurants and banks to provide bike racks. A fine of 3,000 pesos or imprisonment not exceeding six months will be imposed on those…


Huge influx of foreign poachers operating in waters around Palawan

A huge influx of poachers is being obvserved daily in Palawan. Sources say that more than 300 boats from foreign waters are seen poaching in the waters of these islands. The mayor of Kalayaan, Eugenio Bit-onon said poachers from countries like Malaysia, Vietnam and China are fishing the area heavily – the island…


Huge two-billion peso hotel complex to be built in Davao City

Dusit Thani International will build a two-billion peso hotel complex in Davao. The 1.2 hectare scheme will be named Dusit Thani Residences and is being built in partnership with Toree Lorenzo Development Corporation. The complex will be built at Siam 8000, in Barangay Pampanga, Davao City. “We’re incorporating the essential elements to create…