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You can find anything on the internet these days—even a lawyer

ALex is an online database that’ll help you connect with a lawyer without needing to call all your titas and titos

2022 presidential election is a go amid the pandemic. Here’s how COMELEC plans to pull it off

With a year to go, COMELEC says elections will push through, but with more voting precincts for social distancing and expanded absentee voting—and no, mail-in ballots are not an option

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OPINION: The gov’t’s response to the community pantry movement? Policing and bureaucracy

“This anti-people, bureaucratic response to the grassroots movement is telling of a systematic failure on the part of the government.”

Working in Makati? The city will vaccinate you for free

Employees of registered Makati businesses can get their jabs for free, says Mayor Abby Binay

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Benguet mines still operating after DENR closure order, says PCIJ

According to a report by the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism, these mines are still operating and wreaking environmental havoc

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Here’s everything you need to know about the Pasig City vaccination plan

In the spirit of transparency, Pasig City mayor Vico Sotto has uploaded the LGU’s vaccination plan. Here’s a rundown of the program

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Don’t like swab tests? Saliva RT-PCR tests are now available via Red Cross

The saliva RT-PCR testing only needs you to spit in a vial for sample collection

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Chinese telco Dito’s new violation? Disturbing Cordilleran IP community’s ancestral land

The National Commission on Indigenous People has issued a show cause order to the Chinese company for its alleged violation of the Indigenous community’s ancestral domain rights

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These 4 signs tell you that it’s almost campaign season

Four tried and true strategies politicians use to court our votes—which we should watch out for

The UP-DND accord just got terminated. Here’s why that matters

The chilling effects go beyond just allowing state forces to enter UP’s campuses when they please