Atty. Niccolo J. Villasin joins the Creator

It is with deepest regret that we announce the passing of our friend, colleague and former Senior Partner, Atty. Niccolo J. Villasin, last 27 April 2021. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him and worked with him. Although our hearts are sad, we are committed to carrying on his legacy of dedicated…

Freedom of Information Guidelines Issued to Address Vexatious Requests

MANILA – To address the growing number of vexatious requests cloaked under the citizen’s Right of Information, the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), through the Freedom of Information - Project Management Office (FOI-PMO), has issued detailed guidelines for all FOI implementing agencies. Under the FOI Memorandum Circular No.5, s. a request can be considered vexatious if…

‘New normal’ guidelines for hotels, similar establishments issued

MANILA – The Department of Tourism has issued "new normal" guidelines for accommodation establishments (AEs) amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. Released on May 25, the Health and Safety Guidelines Governing the Operations of Accommodation Establishments covers the operations of AEs in the areas of guest handling, reception and concierge, rooms and housekeeping, food and…

Pasig adopts Manila’s anti-discrimination ordinance

MANILA – Pasig City has adopted Manila City's ordinance which punishes any act of discrimination against patients screened for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), healthcare workers, volunteers, and other front-liners amid the virus outbreak. On Saturday, Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto posted a copy of the ordinance in his Twitter account, saying the Pasig local government has…