Push for MJ health use renewed

February 16, 2020
A HOUSE leader yesterday said that the move by the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) to green-light the use of cannabidiol (CBD) for alleviating severe forms of epilepsy should clear the way for the swift congressional approval of a pending legislative proposal for the domestic production and international marketing of this medicinal strain of the cannabis plant that is neither addictive nor producing the so-called buzz or “high” for users.

4 kidnapped Malaysians rescued

February 16, 2020
MEMBERS of the Philippine National Police Anti-Kidnapping Group (PNP-AKG) on Saturday rescued four Malaysian nationals reportedly “kidnapped” by a group of foreigners working for a POGO hub in San Pedro City in Laguna, PNP-AKG director Brigadier General Jonnel C. Estomo reported yesterday.

Bong Go lauds quick completion of Sangley Airport

February 16, 2020
SENATOR Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go expressed his optimism following the inauguration of the newly completed initial phase of the Sangley Airport Development Project (SADP) which was led by President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday, February 15, 2020, in Cavite.

Taiwan flights back to normal

February 15, 2020
“We have received an order from the Office of the President yesterday afternoon lifting the travel restrictions,” said Morente. “This follows the resolution of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Infectious Disease (IATF), which we are bound to implement immediately. Hence, travel may now be made by any foreign national to Taiwan from the Philippines and vice versa,” he stated.

Solon deplores discrimination against Chinese

February 15, 2020
Even the social networking sites have been bombarded with anti-China (and anti-Chinese) sentiments, with some saying “Chinese should all be banned in the Philippines”. Online photos were captured in other countries wherein some restaurants post signs at their doors not to allow Chinese from entering their establishments.

Speaker: House proper venue

February 15, 2020
WHILE waiting for the schedule of hearing on the ABS-CBN franchise renewal, Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano is urging critics and supporters of the radio-television network to send to the House of Representatives their position papers and comments on the network’s petition.