4 months ‘National Campus Press Freedom Day’ bill to be transmitted for Duterte’s signature MB
By Charissa Luci-Atienza The bill seeking to declare July 25 of every year as “National Campus Press Freedom Day” is expected to be transmitted to Malacañang for President Duterte’s signature. Members of College Editors Guild of the Philippines protest on press freedom at Mendiola, Manila after SEC ordered the closure of Rappler. (JANSEN ROMERO / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) The transmittal will be made after the Senate decided to adopt House Bill 6024, which seeks to declare July 25 of every year as “National Campus Press Freedom Day”, as an amendment to Senate Bill 747. The enrolled copy of the ... more