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Law Grad from San Beda tops Bar exams

Tweet  A student from San Beda College Manila topped the 2014 Bar Examinations [Continue reading]

Same-sex unions in Hawaii legal

Same-sex unions in Hawaii legal

Tweet Hawaii has made same-sex civil unions legal on Wednesday. Hawaii  governor signed into law a bill giving gay couples the same rights as heterosexual married partners. [Continue reading]

Presidential Decree No. 96 – Law against ‘wang-wangs’

Presidential Decree No. 96 – Law against ‘wang-wangs’

Tweet Justice Secretary Leila de Lima in a press conference in Malacanang held after the first cabinet meeting that there is already a law that prohibits unauthorized use of sirens on any street in the Philippines. [Continue reading]

Senior citizens exempted from VAT

Senior citizens exempted from VAT

Tweet   After months of waiting, the Philippine Senate has  enacted a law that will exempt senior citizens from the 12 percent value added tax (VAT) [Continue reading]

A total of 1,451 of 5,903 pass 2009 Bar examinations-Supreme Court

A total of 1,451 of 5,903 pass 2009 Bar examinations-Supreme Court

Tweet No more than 1,451 or 24.5 percent of the total 5,903 Bar examinees in 2009 passed the examinations. According to  Supreme Court, the complete list of  passers will be released at 6 p.m., early Friday afternoon. Justice Antonio Eduardo B. Nachura, chair of the 2009 Committee on Bar Examinations, said that the passing rate [Continue reading]

Pag-ibig membership rule for OFWs' still vague

Pag-ibig membership rule for OFWs' still vague

Tweet   Republic Act(RA) 9679 or better known as the Home Development Mutual Fund Law mandates a monthly contribution if P100 from members for such benefits as savings, short term loans and housing loans. It covers Filipino workers working abroad or here in the country currently under foreign employers.  The said law derived negative [Continue reading]