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Entries from November 2017

Libel, ‘false’ news now carry stiffer fines

November 28th, 2017 · No Comments

CCPC cautions journalists———————————————————————————————————— Libel now carries a higher penalty of fine, from the old rate of P200 to P6,000 to the new rate of P40,000 to P1.2 million. That is the change that stands out under Republic Act 10951, which adjusted among others the fines imposed under the Revised Penal Code. The Senate bill authored […]

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