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Regardless of your stand on the Anti-Terror Bill (ATB), these are the things which I feel are imperative for all of our citizens to know and understand, especially now that the bill is poised to become law. #JunkTerrorBillNow #AntiTerrorBill
I personally disagree with many of the provisions and the omissions in the bill, the reasons for which will be evident when you realize the magnitude of the implications that can be drawn and the consequences that will result from the implementation of this legislative measure.
Lawmakers who push for the passage of the #AntiTerrorBill say that the Financial Action Task Force requires a more stringent law on money laundering & terrorist financing to be passed by October 2020. Otherwise, there will be adverse economic consequences for the country.
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This tweet admits the reason why a number of lawmakers have supported the #AntiTerrorBill and confirms the concerns and sentiments of those who oppose it--that it is to quell dissent toward the #DuterteKakistocracy and to clamp on free speech and the freedom of the press.
To begin with, all the countries mentioned in the senate president's tweet have either undergone oppressive governments under tyrants, registered poor ratings in free speech and press freedom, committed gross violations of human rights, or even banned religious freedom.
Thailand, for instance, had been ruled by men in uniform for 55 of the 83 years from 1932 to 2009. And it was ruled by a military junta from 2014 to 2019. Its politics also has a frammework of constitutional monarch. It may also be recalled that in 2007, a military
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Ito ‘yung nakakatakot. Ito ‘yung dapat na URGENT. Ito ‘yung dapat na pagtuunan ng gobyerno. Ang #COVID19, hindi ang #AntiTerrorBill. #JUNKTERRORBILLNOW

May 19, ang sabi ng Pangulo, hindi na required ang mga workers na mag-undergo sa COVID testing.

Kuwento ng isang kaibigan na employee sa isang malaking company. Mayroon silang branches sa mga malls.

Ang kuwento:

Mayroon akong breaking news, happened from our branch sa SM kahapon. Sa pagbukas namin, test + test result sa lahat ng empleyado is a must. Provided ng company.
Sa pagpasok namin, meron kaming PPE like face shield etc. Thanks sa company namin. So ‘yung branch namin sa SM__, nagbukas na. Syempre na-test + naka-PPE sila. Ang problema, ‘yung security guard, pinapasok ng agency na wala pang test result, lumabas result kahapon positive pala.
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