FINAL DECISION. President Rodrigo Duterte has already spoken on his decision to scrap the peace process with the communist rebels and the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (Opapp) is following his directives.

REINSTATEMENT. A federal appeals court has denied the Justice Department's request for an immediate reinstatement of United States (US) President Donald Trump's ban on certain travelers and all refugees.

ALTERNATIVE. While children’s rights advocates oppose proposals to make children as young as nine years old answerable for crimes, they also offer "alternative offenders" to protect young offenders.