Four regional trial court (RTC) judges are facing investigation before the Court of Appeals (CA) after they were implicated in alleged fixing of cases and influence peddling by a certain “Ma’am Arlene” in the judiciary.
Lawyers of Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos are studying their next move after the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCCG) seized 15 paintings from her family’s San Juan City residence last Tuesday in compliance with an...
Malacañang stood by Philippine National Police chief Director General Alan Purisima despite the apparent dissatisfaction of lawmakers over his explanation on the acceptance of donations and big discount for a luxury car.
The Philippines will be receiving more than $17.68 million in assistance from the US to help Manila enhance its law enforcement and maritime law enforcement capabilities and support justice sector reforms, the Philippine embassy...
CONFUSION: Transportation officials appeared confused yesterday at a Senate hearing where they rationalized their failure to fix the maintenance mess endangering the lives of some 550,000 daily riders of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT-3) running above EDSA.
Last Sunday, when a large number of people massed to demand full democracy for Hong Kong, the local puppet government responded as Beijing would have: riot police moved in, gassed the protesters and dragged them to detention.
It’s a trope that’s common in TV shows and movies with cop interrogation scenes. The bad cop plays a tough-as-nails, no-nonsense, shoot-first-ask-questions later character to rattle a crime suspect or alleged perpetrator.
Vice President Jejomar Binay’s latest Pulse Asia ratings of 31 percent of 1,200 voters still puts him 18 percent ahead of second placer Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Mar Roxas whose own presidential bid is supported by 13 percent of Filipinos.
In November last year, I wrote about an event that I felt should be better publicized —the National Book Awards ceremony jointly hosted by the Manila Critics Circle (MCC) and the National Book Development Board honoring the most outstanding literary and non-literary titles published in the...
New York City – It was a deeply moving experience to visit the 9/11 Memorial in downtown Manhattan yesterday. Anyone who visits the memorial will inevitably find himself in tears when you begin to recall where you were on that fateful day of Sept.
There was a full-page ad that came out last Tuesday in The Philippine STAR from a never heard group who are obviously very sipsip to President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III that they want him to extend his term of office…by changing the 1987 Constitution. Of course, Sec.