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SC to Palace: Explain Anti-Terrorism Law

THE Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday ordered Malacañang to explain the legal issues raised against the Anti-Terrorism Law . The order to the Executive Department comes after several groups and individuals challenged the constitutionality of Republic Act 11479 or the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 before the high court, according to well-placed sources of the Manila […]

Manila prosecutor shot dead in Paco

MANILA, Philippines — Unidentified gunmen shot and killed a prosecutor of the Manila Regional Trial Court while traversing Quirino Highway in Paco on Tuesday morning, the Manila Police District (MPD) said. Manila RTC Fiscal Jovencio Senados’ car undergoes forensic investigation after armed men opened fire at him causing his death along Quirino Ave. in Manila […]

Johnny Depp libel trial set to start in London

LONDON: A libel trial was due to begin on Tuesday between Hollywood actor Johnny Depp and a British tabloid newspaper over claims that he was violent to his former wife, Amber Heard. Depp, 57, is suing News Group Newspapers (NGN), publisher of The Sun, and its executive editor Dan Wootton for an April 2018 article […]

‘Race against time’ in Japan floods, 50 feared dead

YATSUSHIRO: Emergency services in western Japan were “racing against time” on Tuesday to rescue people stranded by devastating floods and landslides, with at least 50 feared dead and more torrential rain forecast. Japan’s Meteorological Agency issued its highest emergency warning level for heavy rain and landslides over vast swathes of the southwestern Kyushu island, with […]

PH factory output still down in May

FACTORY output, both in volume and value continued to contract in May but at a slower pace compared to the recorded decline in April, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said. Results of the latest Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries released on Tuesday showed that the country’s volume of production (VoPi) contracted by 40.3 percent […]

PH Inflation picks up in June

AFTER four months of deceleration, headline inflation accelerated to 2.5 percent in June from 2.1 percent in May, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported on Tuesday. The inflation last month was however still lower from the 2.7 percent posted in May last year. The result was higher than the 2.3 percent average forecast of analysts […]

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