The Daily Manila Shimbun

 

Duterte “comfortable” with 12 years old as minimum age of criminal responsibility

January 23, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday that he is “comfortable” to lower the age of criminal responsibility to 12 years old. “If it’s the final decision, I’m comfortable with it,” Duterte told reporters in Pasay City on the move by

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Stock index slips below 8,000 points

January 23, 2019

The Philippine Stock Exchange index slipped from the 8,00-point level on Wednesday even as there was plenty of buying in Philippine Airlines after new reports said All Nippon Airways may invest into the flag carrier.  The index finished at 7,989.65

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Duterte happy with BOL plebiscite result

January 23, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte expressed relief on Wednesday the “Yes” votes ratifying the Bangsamoro Organic Law apparently won in the plebiscite in some areas in Mindanao. In a speech in Pasay City, Duterte said Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año

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Manila Zoo closed ‘’until further notice’’ to rehabilitate facilities

January 23, 2019

The Manila Zoo was closed ‘’until further notice’’ starting Wednesday after Manila City Mayor Joseph Estrada signed a memorandum for the facility’s rehabilitation. The 59-year-old zoo’s temporary closure took effect Wednesday following Estrada’s order to install sewage treatment plants in

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Palace to anti-BOL: Cotabato City voters have spoken

January 23, 2019

Malacanang urged on Wednesday those opposing the inclusion of Cotabato City in the proposed Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) to respect the result of the plebiscite. In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the Palace welcomes the

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Marawi task force seeks more funds to rebuild city

January 23, 2019

Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) seeks additional funding to support this year’s proposed programs, projects and activities for the rehabilitation of the city. Undersecretary Ricardo Jalad, National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) and TFBM administrator said Tuesday the

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House lowers minimum age of criminal responsibility to 12 years old on second reading

January 23, 2019

The House of Representatives on Wednesday approved on second reading a proposed law lowering the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 15  to 12 years old. This was  big shift from the earlier decision of the House justice committee to

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Palace orders police to heighten law enforcement amid upsurge of poll-related violence

January 23, 2019

Malacanang ordered on Wednesday the Philippine National Police (PNP) to heighten  security measures amid increasing number of election-related violence. This as Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo condemned the attempt on the life of San Fernando, Cebu Mayor Lakambini Reluya. The local

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