My Lolo and martial law

By Atty. Harry Roque Jr. | Sep. 25, 2014 at 12:01am 3 I was too young to be an activist during martial law. I was fortunate though to have been raised in a family whose religious convictions include that of taking a stand for the poor and oppressed. This is why even if I did […]

Binay and the Senate inquisition

The Senate investigation of the alleged overpriced Makati City Hall 2 building is obviously in aid of the senators’ own election bids. Vice President Jejomar Binay’s inquisitors, Senators Alan Cayetano and Antonio Trillianes, are both great young leaders and are also my closest friends. But friendships aside, the reality is that the two of them […]

Dismal rule of law in the Philippines

It’s confirmed. The Philippines does not adhere to the rule of law. In the annual Rule of Law Index for 2014, the Philippines received dismal grades for its adherence to the rule of law. In fact, the country was a dismal failure, receiving an average score of only .5 out of 1. That’s a failing […]

The future of the Internet

I am in Istanbul, Turkey to attend the 9th Internet Governance Forum (IGF). This is an initiative of the United Nations General Assembly to bring together stakeholders to discuss the future of the Internet. On top of the agenda is how governments should treat the net. The majority view still is what is referred to […]

Pasig court throws out libel suit by bank against Dagupan’s Sunday Punch

Dear media friends, please see below our media release on a libel case we have successfully defended. Kindly refer to the attached 5-page copy of the court’s order dismissing the case. Media Release from CenterLaw For reference : Professor H. Harry L. Roque, Jr. 09175398096 and Atty. Romel R. Bagares, 09328798422 The Pasig City Regional […]