It has been the talk of the nation since the House approved to lower the age of responsibility. The House is seeking to lower it at 9 years old. KAMI listed the age of criminal responsibility of 13 Asian countries.
The bicameral committee has approved the Expanded Maternity Bill. It has been sent to the Office of the President last January 21. Now, it is just waiting for President Rodrigo Duterte’s sign for it to become a law.
Rep. Trisha Bonoan-David went viral for her unintentional entry to the #10YearChallenge trend. A netizen pointed out that Bonian-David has been using the same photo on her tarpaulins for 10 years. However, this is a violation.
House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo talked about the approval of bill lowering the age of criminal responsibility. She shared that it was because of President Duterte. However, she said that she only dictates the deadlines.
Foreign Secretary Teddy Locsin Jr. criticized public officials who have 9-year-old minds. He raised this question in relation with the recently approved bill by the House. Locsin also shared his views about this.
The House of Representatives approved to lower the age of criminal liability to 9-years-old. Some senators totally disagreed with the proposed law. However, other senators are keeping an open mind regarding this bill.
Senior citizens in the Philippines want the government to increase their social pension. Sen. Bam Aquino filed a bill to increase social pension to P1,000. This proposed law extends the social pension to all the senior citizens.
Cat-calling or street sexual harassment is always present in the Philippines and the government is taking an initiative to criminalize those who are guilty of it by pushing the “Safe Spaces and Public Spaces Bill” to become a law.
Inanunsyo na ng Land Transportation Office (LTO) na may bago silang patakaran sa pagkuha ng lisensya. Ayon sa bagong sistema ay magiging online na ang pagpapasa ng medical certificate. Tanging mga accredited na clinic ang pwede.
Daraga Mayor Carlwyn Baldo was identified as “mastermind” of the police. He was accused of ordering the death of AKO Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe. However, Baldo asserted his innocence while facing murder charges.
Nais isulong ng Kongreso ang pagsama ng road use, etiquette, at safety education sa curriculum ng K-12. Ito raw ay upang pag-intingin pa ang kapakanan ng mga motorista, pedestrian at mga pasahero. Pati netizens support ito.
This 2018, there were many controversies that happened when it comes to politics. As years go by, it gets more and more interesting and Filipinos are getting more involved. KAMI listed 8 controversies that are truly remarkable.
This 2018, Philippines lost many politicians who dedicated their lives to serve the Filipinos better. Unfortunately, everything had come to an end for them after years of service. KAMI listed 8 politicians who died this year.
Hinatulang hindi guilty si dating Senador Bong Revilla sa kaso niyang plunder. Natuwa naman ang pamilya Revilla sa naging desisyon ng Sandiganbayan. Subalit, iba naman ang naging reaksyon ng netizens sa pasya ng korte.
According to Rappler’s CEO, Maria Ressa, her lawyers confirmed that there was an arrest warrant issued against her. Ressa just came back in the Philippines and arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
Nagkaisa ang ilang mga celebrities at artists sa isang adbokasiya. Inaanyayahan nila ang mga Pilipino na bumoto sa darating na halalan sa 2019. Ilan na nga rito sina Agot Isidro, Jim Paredes at Bituin Escalante.
May isang helicopter daw na nahulog diumano sa isang bangin sa Tarlac. Sakay-sakay ng helicopter na ito ang isang kongresistang si Rep. Anthony Bravo. Ligtas naman daw lahat ng pasahero subalit naputulan ng isang braso ang crew.
Pumanaw ang isang vice mayor na si Alfred Concepcion dahil sa isang ambush sa La Union. Nasangkot din sa insidente ang mayor ng Balaoan. Nadamay din ang bodgyguard nila na idineklarang dead on arrival pero ligtas ang mayor.
All government workers will be having their year-end bonus and cash gift. The Department of Budget and Management will start releasing bonuses on November 15. The year-end bonus will be the same as a full-month salary.
Imelda Marcos was found guilty of graft by Sandiganbayan. However, she has not been arrested by the police yet. According to 1987 Constitution, the President can grant pardon as long as the conviction is final.
Former first lady Imelda Romualdez Marcos faced different criminal cases through the years. She was charged with graft for allegedly violation Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act. Two decades later, she was found “guilty”.
Despite his busy boxing career, Manny Pacquiao still delivers in the Senate. He was able to file bills that were passed into laws since he was a congressman. KAMI listed some of his authored and co-authored bills as a politician.