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GATCHALIAN: SHIELD ONLINE BORROWERS FROM ABUSE

Senator Win Gatchalian expressed alarm over the widespread debt collection harassment and deceptive collection practices of some lending companies. This was after Gatchalian’s office was recently sought out by a group of some 20,000 complainants of various online lending companies and lending apps and who claimed to have been subjected to grave threats, intimidation, public-shaming, […]

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SPARE CREDIT CARD FRAUD VICTIMS FROM HARASSMENT

Senator Win Gatchalian said victims of fraudulent use of credit cards must not be subjected by banks to harassment and unethical debt collecting practices. Some netizens who claimed to have been victimized by financial cyber thieves through their credit card have complained to Gatchalian about the mounting finance charges they are now facing brought about […]

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KANANGA, LEYTE TO PUNISH DISCRIMINATION VS FRONTLINERS – TORRES

The local government of Kananga, Leyte will penalize any person who will attack or harass frontliners as the country battles the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Kananga Mayor Manuel Vicente Torres signed an ordinance prohibiting any person from committing any act that causes stigma, disgrace, shame, humiliation, harassment, or any form of discrimination against health workers, volunteers, […]

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GUARD AGAINST HARASSMENT AND FRAUD THIS TAX SEASON – PIMENTEL

Senator Koko Pimentel III cautioned the public to exercise “necessary care and caution” in handling their tax matters and in dealing with tax authorities as the peak of the annual income tax season nears this month. The deadline for the filing of income tax returns (ITR) with the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR)is on April […]

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PTFOMS COMMITTED TO EXHAUST ALL MEANS TO PROTECT LIFE, LIBERTY AND SECURITY OF MEDIA WORKERS – EGCO

The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) has strongly condemned the online attacks against Inquirer Mindanao Bureau reporter Julie Alipala. “We strongly condemn this malicious meme, which was posted and shared multiple times by several Facebook users,” PTFoMS Executive Director Undersecretary Joel Sy Egco said in a statement. Alipala became the subject of hate […]