OFWs not to sacrifice their safety in exchange for a better pay

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Bishop Ruperto SantosThe Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines Episcopal Commission on Migrants and Itinerant People (CBCP-ECMI) has asked the faithful to pray for the safety and immediate release of the four Filipinos workers who were recently abducted in Libya. “I ask all to join us in praying for the safety of the abdicated Filipinos and for their immediate release,” Balanga Bishop Ruperto Santos, chairman of the CBCP-ECMI, said in an interview.

Supreme Court eases rules on Marriage Annulment

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annulmentMANILA — The Supreme Court (SC) has relaxed its own rules regarding the annulment of marriage on the ground of psychological incapacity, describing the rules it had in place for 18 years now as "rigid." In a 25-page decision penned by Associate Justice Lucas Bersamin, the high court, through its First Division, reversed a September 2011 ruling in an annulment case where it had affirmed a Court of Appeals (CA) decision upholding the marriage of two individuals.

More Radar Speed Detectors on SLEX

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SLEXSan Miguel Holdings, the infrastructure arm of San Miguel Corporation, said the installation of additional speed radars is part of its continuing campaign to ensure road safety. The new radar speed detectors are being installed along road networks operated by San Miguel, which includes the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX), Skyway, Star Tollways and Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX).