How to Get a Police Clearance Online

If you need a police clearance but are not comfortable lining up at a police station and getting exposed to the virus, you may apply for it online.  This cuts your trip by more than half because then, you would only need to go to the PNP for your biometrics and to claim your clearance. Continue reading “How to Get a Police Clearance Online”

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The Roles of the Commission on Human Rights

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) is mandated by the government to investigate all forms of human rights violation in our country, whether civil or political in nature.  It is headed by a Chairperson and four members; majority of the members must be lawyers. The CHR was created under the 1987 Constitution of the Philippines.Continue reading “The Roles of the Commission on Human Rights”

Senior Citizens, PWDs, and Indigent Households: First Recipients of the National ID

It has been more than a year since we featured House Bill No. 5060 or the Philippine Identification System Act.  This is the bill that will require all Filipinos to be issued a national identification card that will serve as their main identification for all government transactions, claims, use of government-mandated benefits, and applying forContinue reading “Senior Citizens, PWDs, and Indigent Households: First Recipients of the National ID”

Of Navigation Apps and Dashcams : A Quick Guide to the Anti-distracted Driving Law

The announcement that the Anti-distracted Driving Act will finally be enforced this week (today actually!) was met with a lot of questions from drivers, especially those that use navigation apps and other gadgets such as dash cameras.  If you read our previous article on this topic or have seen the news articles in the internet,Continue reading “Of Navigation Apps and Dashcams : A Quick Guide to the Anti-distracted Driving Law”

PNP : Checkpoint Guidelines

Bonjour. Mabuhay.   Dahil uso ang checkpoint ngayon at mainit ito sa balita. Here are some checkpoint facts from the PNP:   The PNP Chief, Police Director General Nicanor A Bartolome reiterated strict compliance on the proper conduct of checkpoints. In the joint reform initiatives of the Department of Justice, a “no tint” or “clearContinue reading “PNP : Checkpoint Guidelines”