The Philippines Now Has A Mental Health Law

Akbayan Senator Risa Hontiveros on June 21 lauded President Rodrigo Duterte‘s signing into law of Republic Act No. 11036 or the Philippine Mental Health Law. Hontiveros, who is the author and principal sponsor of the bill in the Senate, said that the signing of the landmark measure will set the path for the government’s policy…

High-Level Hong Kong-Shanghai Delegation Visits The Philippines; Explores Collaboration Opportunities Under The Belt and Road Initiative

A high-level Hong Kong-Shanghai joint investment mission visited the Philippines on last April 22-24 to explore cooperation and investment opportunities driven by the growing intra-regional cooperation in Asia, notably under the Belt and Road Initiative. The Belt and Road Initiative promotes connectivity and economic cooperation among countries along the Belt and Road routes to further…

Filipinos To Witness History Unfold Via ABS-CBN News’ Duterte Inauguration Coverage

Filipinos all over the world will get to witness a historic day in the nation through ABS-CBN’s comprehensive and extensive cross platform coverage of the inauguration of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte and Vice President-elect Leni Robredo on Thursday, June 30. Once again, the country’s largest news organization will take the lead in ensuring that Filipinos whether…

Bilang Pilipino Partners with SWS

Bilang Pilipino, the comprehensive and multi-platform election coverage of TV5, has partnered with Social Weather Stations (SWS), the country’s top public opinion research organization, to ensure an in-depth, accurate and data driven coverage of the 2016 national elections. In what the first initiative of its kind by a major network after the Cebu Debate last…

Former MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino bats for legislative reforms as senatorial run initially yields favorable public response

Opting to run as an independent for next year’s senatorial elections, former Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis Tolentino still likes his chances and has identified the places he considers as his bailiwicks as well as areas where he is expected to perform well. “I have been mayor of Tagaytay City for many years…

Accomplishments of Presidential Candidates Related to Real Estate

In anticipation of the 2016 national elections, real estate website Lamudi Philippines (www.lamudi.com.ph) enumerates the accomplishments of the five candidates for president Mar Roxas III, Grace Poe-Llamanzares, Rodrigo Duterte, Jejomar Binay Jr., and Miriam Defensor Santiago that have somehow affected the real estate industry. Former congressman and senator and 2010 vice-presidential candidate Mar A. Roxas…