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Temporary restraining orders, President Duterte said the other day, are “the bane of our efficiency.”


Lawmakers had rejected his environment secretary-nominee. Now he sees farmers and fishers suffering from mine poisons.

That was a bizarre confrontation yesterday between the majority floor leader of the House of Representatives, Rodolfo Fariñas, and his political nemesis, Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos.

In rape cases, among the defenses used by the accused are the sweetheart theory and their subsequent marriage after the alleged rape happened.

Both leaders of Congress declared their own priority bills, some of which are not in the President’s legislative agenda.

Not many Filipinos are familiar with the Bells of Balangiga that President Duterte asked the US government to return to the Philippines during the latest SONA.