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Makati court defers ruling on Oakwood mutiny anew
by Jose Aravilla - December 17, 2010 - 12:00am
The Makati regional trial court (RTC) deferred yesterday for the second time the promulgation of a coup d’ etat case against detained Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV and junior military officers belonging to the...
Court allows Trillanes, Lim to post bail
by Jose Aravilla - February 18, 2010 - 12:00am
The Makati regional trial court allowed yesterday Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, Brig. Gen. Danilo Lim and 16 other members of the Magdalo group to post bail for the rebellion charges filed by government prosecutors...
SC upholds Comelec decision on Tanauan City mayoral row
by Jose Aravilla - May 10, 2006 - 12:00am
The Supreme Court upheld yesterday the ruling of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) declaring Sonia Torres-Aquino as the rightful winner in the 2004 mayoralty race in Tanauan City, Batangas. In a four-page en...
SC receives 53 ballot boxes in Loren’s poll protest
by Jose Aravilla - September 27, 2005 - 12:00am
Fifty-three ballot boxes involved in the first aspect of the electoral protest of former senator Loren Legarda against Vice President Noli de Castro were officially received by the Supreme Court from the House of...
Maliksi gets TRO from CA
by Jose Aravilla - August 26, 2005 - 12:00am
The Court of Appeals (CA) stopped the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) yesterday from enforcing the six-month suspension of Cavite Gov. Ireneo "Ayong" Maliksi. In a three-page resolution...
Maliksi asks CA to stop 6-month suspension order
by Jose Aravilla - August 23, 2005 - 12:00am
TRECE MARTIRES CITY — Suspended Cavite Gov. Ireneo "Ayong" Maliksi asked the Court of Appeals (CA) yesterday to stop the Office of the Ombudsman from carrying out his six-month suspension order. In...
Bishop: Go ahead, tax Church
by Jose Aravilla - September 4, 2004 - 12:00am
Archbishop of Manila Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales dared the government yesterday to tax the Catholic Church. Speaking at the anniversary celebration of Metrobank in Makati City, Rosales said the Church is "not...
Church leader joins ‘pork’ fray
by Jose Aravilla - August 30, 2004 - 12:00am
Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Rosales called yesterday for a "fasting on corruption," encouraging lawmakers to completely give up their pork barrel allocations because they are a source of temptation. "If...
Brace for more traffic — DPWH
by Jose Aravilla - August 30, 2004 - 12:00am
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) yesterday said that motorists should prepare for even worse road congestion as potholes, exposed by recent torrential rains, are sure to slow down traffic in...
Boy accidentally strangled to death
by Jose Aravilla - August 23, 2004 - 12:00am
A one-year-old boy was accidentally strangled to death yesterday in Paco, Manila while playing with his sister and a neighbor inside their house. Christian Talag, of 1503 Pedro Gil street, was dead on arrival...
Comelec urged: Speed up South Upi recount
by Jose Aravilla - August 22, 2004 - 12:00am
More than three months after the May 10 polls, South Upi town in Maguindanao still has no mayor, prompting local Catholic Church leaders to make an appeal to the Commission on Elections (Comelec). In a Aug. 5 letter,...
Losing Comelec bidder eyes impeach raps vs poll officials
by Jose Aravilla - August 16, 2004 - 12:00am
The losing bidder in the botched Commission on Elections (Comelec) poll automation project is preparing an impeachment complaint and a criminal case against the poll body’s seven commissioners who approved the...
Pagulayan to defend 9-ball crown as Pinoy
by Jose Aravilla - August 15, 2004 - 12:00am
Here’s great news to local sports fans: Reigning World Pool champion Alex Pagulayan can now represent the Philippines in international competitions. This was made possible after the Bureau of Immigration (BI)...
1st Pinoy bishop in US retraces roots
by Jose Aravilla - August 10, 2004 - 12:00am
Newly ordained Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop Oscar Solis said yesterday he came back to the Philippines to "retrace his roots" in the country he left 24 years ago. Solis, the first Filipino bishop to be...
Businessman found dead in Sta.Cruz, Manila
by Jose Aravilla - August 9, 2004 - 12:00am
A 61-year-old businessman was found dead yesterday in his home in Sta. Cruz, Manila with four gunshot wounds. Carlos Pe, of 1885 Guevarra St., Sta. Cruz was found dead by his common-law wife, Rebbeng Strebel, shortly...
Pro-life group’s proposal: How about one-wife policy?
by Jose Aravilla - August 5, 2004 - 12:00am
A two-child policy can be effective only if there is a corresponding "one-wife" policy. This was the argument raised by pro-life congressmen and Manila Mayor Lito Atienza, who banded together in anticipation...
Comelec commissioners’ petty cash allowance questioned
by Jose Aravilla - August 3, 2004 - 12:00am
A state auditor has questioned the action of Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Benjamin Abalos and his six commissioners of granting a "petty cash" allowance running to hundreds and thousands of...
Comelec orders recount of votes in Parañaque
by Jose Aravilla - August 2, 2004 - 12:00am
The Commission on Election (Comelec) has ordered a recount of votes in several precincts in Parañaque City after a losing mayoralty candidate and the proclaimed mayor swapped charges of fraud.
Comelec finds self scrounging for cash
by Jose Aravilla - August 2, 2004 - 12:00am
From out-of-stock bond paper to generators that conk out, the country’s election body is pushed further into the Dark Ages. A power outage hit the Commission on Elections head office last week that sent all...
Archdiocese’s most wanted: Altar boy posing as priest
by Jose Aravilla - July 31, 2004 - 12:00am
The Archdiocese of Manila has discovered that an altar boy in his 20s has been posing as a priest and has actually celebrated Masses and heard confessions of penitents "on several occasions." In a circular...
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