2 weeks Why the country needs anti-terror law: ‘Even with COVID-19, PH faces terror threat’ Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines - There is an urgency for the country to have a law against terrorism because, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the country is also facing threats from terrorists, a government official said Thursday. Last June 1, President Rodrigo Duterte has certified as urgent the Anti-Terrorism Bill. "A bill to be certified as urgent, there must be either an emergency or a calamity, this bill, the Anti-Terrorism bill met this," Assistant Solicitor General Angelita V. Miranda said during the online discussion on the proposed anti-terror law of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Makati Chapter. Miranda said in 2019, ... more