State of the Nation Address (SoNA) of President Benigno S. Aquino, 28 July 2014

[Full text of the State of the Nation Address (SONA) of His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III, President of the Philippines, to the Congress of the Philippines. This is the 5th SONA of President Aquino's 6-year term. The speech, delivered at the Session Hall of the House of Representatives on 28 July 2014, was in Filipino. This is the official English translation.] Continue reading ‘State of the Nation Address (SoNA) of President Benigno S. Aquino, 28 July 2014′

Results of the 2013 Bar Examinations: Full List

Congratulations to the bar examinees who passed the 2013 bar examinations. Of the 5,292 bar examinees that took the bar exam in 2013, a total 1,174 (22.18%) made it. Here’s the full list of the 1,124 who, after complying with other requirements, will become full-fledged lawyers soon. Continue reading ‘Results of the 2013 Bar Examinations: Full List’

Christmas and New Year of Hope

Wishing everyone a Christmas, and a New Year, full of hope. Continue reading ‘Christmas and New Year of Hope’

Primer on the Anti-Bullying Act of 2013

President Benigno Aquino III signed the Anti-Bullying Act of 2013 on on 12 September 2013. The law (Republic Act No. 10627) is an act requiring schools to adopt policies to prevent and address all acts of bullying in their institutions. Here’s a primer of the Anti-Bullying Act of 2013: Continue reading ‘Primer on the Anti-Bullying Act of 2013′

Anti-Bullying Act of 2013 (Republic Act 10627)

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10627

AN ACT REQUIRING ALL ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS TO ADOPT POLICIES TO PREVENT AND ADDRESS THE ACTS OF BULLYING IN THEIR INSTITUTIONS

SECTION 1. Short Title. – This Act shall be known as the “Anti-Bullying Act of 2013”. Continue reading ‘Anti-Bullying Act of 2013 (Republic Act 10627)’

Anti-Drunk and Drugged Driving Act of 2013 (RA 10586)

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10586

AN ACT PENALIZING PERSONS DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DANGEROUS DRUGS, AND SIMILAR SUBSTANCES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

SECTION 1. Short Title. – This Act shall be known as the “Anti-Drunk and Drugged Driving Act of 2013?. Continue reading ‘Anti-Drunk and Drugged Driving Act of 2013 (RA 10586)’

A Primer on the Food and Safety Act of 2013 (RA 10611)

The Food and Safety Act of 2013 (Republic Act No. 10611; full text) was signed by President Benigno Aquino on 23 August 2013. It’s provisions should be interest to both consumers and food business operators. Let’s summarize the salient points of this law. Continue reading ‘A Primer on the Food and Safety Act of 2013 (RA 10611)’

Rule on Violence Against Women and their Children (A.M. No. 04-10-11-SC)

EN BANC

A.M. No. 04-10-11-SC

RE: RULE ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN

RESOLUTION

Acting on the report of the Committee on Revision of the Rules of Court submitting for this Court’s consideration and approval the Proposed Rule on Violence Against Women and Their Children, the Court Resolved to APPROVE the same. Continue reading ‘Rule on Violence Against Women and their Children (A.M. No. 04-10-11-SC)’

2012 Bar Exam Result: Congratulations

The Supreme Court released today the result of the 2012 Bar Examination. Congratulations to the following: Continue reading ’2012 Bar Exam Result: Congratulations’

Efficient Use of Paper Rule (A.M. No. 11-9-4-SC)

Republic of the Philippines
Supreme Court
Manila

A.M. No. 11-9-4-SC

EFFICIENT USE OF PAPER RULE

Whereas, to produce 500 reams of paper, twenty trees are cut and 100,000 liters of water are used, water that is no longer reusable because it is laden with chemicals and is just released to the environment to poison our rivers and seas; Continue reading ‘Efficient Use of Paper Rule (A.M. No. 11-9-4-SC)’




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