Evelyn Macairan
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DOJ sets Koko probe over quarantine breach
by Evelyn Macairan - April 9, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Justice may start next month its preliminary hearing on the criminal complaint filed against Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III for allegedly breaching quarantine protocols, an official announced yest...
DOJ ‘likely’ to summon Pimentel next week
by Evelyn Macairan - April 8, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Justice might send Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III next week a subpoena on the criminal complaint filed by a former law dean against him for allegedly breaching enhanced community quarantine protocols,...
Koko sued over Makati Med visit
by Evelyn Macairan - April 7, 2020 - 12:00am
A criminal complaint was filed yesterday against Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel before the Department of Justice for breaching quarantine protocols when he visited the Makati Medical Center despite showing...
Virtual Visita Iglesia for Pinoy Catholics on home quarantine
by Evelyn Macairan - April 7, 2020 - 12:00am
Filipino Catholics on home quarantine need not miss out on their traditional Visita Iglesia activity this Holy Week.
Pope Francis names new Jolo bishop
by Evelyn Macairan - April 6, 2020 - 12:00am
Pope Francis has appointed a new bishop for the vicariate apostolic of Jolo, Sulu.
Doctors, lawyers urge COVID patients to waive privacy
by Evelyn Macairan - April 6, 2020 - 12:00am
The Integrated Bar of the Philippines and two medical organizations yesterday appealed to coronavirus disease 2019 patients and persons under investigation to waive their right to patient privacy to aid the Department...
MICP employee gets COVID; port shut down
by Evelyn Macairan - March 26, 2020 - 12:00am
An employee of the Manila International Container Port has tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19, prompting the Bureau of Customs to stop its operations at the MICP.
Ex-NPA chief Salas ordered released
by Evelyn Macairan - March 17, 2020 - 12:00am
The Supreme Court yesterday ordered former New People’s Army leader Rodolfo Salas alias “Kumander Bilog” released from detention.
BI clarifies flights continue but passenger entry limited
by Evelyn Macairan - March 17, 2020 - 12:00am
The Bureau of Immigration yesterday clarified that while flights from China, Hong Kong, Macau and South Korea continue, the passengers allowed to enter the country are those exempted from the travel ban that was...
‘Don’t drink coffee during online mass’
by Evelyn Macairan - March 16, 2020 - 12:00am
While the present situation prevents Catholics from being physically present in Sunday masses because of coronavirus disease 2019, Archdiocese of Manila administrator Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo yesterday...
3 more patients die – DOH
by Evelyn Macairan - March 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Three more people afflicted with coronavirus disease 2019 have died, according to the Department of Health .
BuCor suspends inmates’ visitation
by Evelyn Macairan - March 11, 2020 - 12:00am
The Bureau of Corrections suspended yesterday the visitation privileges of inmates in seven penal facilities nationwide due to the threat of the coronavirus disease 2019.
SC urged to clarify Senate role in VFA termination
by Evelyn Macairan - March 10, 2020 - 12:00am
Amid controversy over the unilateral abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement between the Philippines and the United States, senators yesterday asked the Supreme Court to require two-thirds of their approval before...
11 ‘ninja cops’ plead not guilty to drug raps
by Evelyn Macairan - March 7, 2020 - 12:00am
Eleven policemen tagged as “ninja cops” yesterday pleaded not guilty to criminal charges filed against them before a Pampanga court for their alleged involvement in an anomalous drug raid in 2013.
BI probes ex-Adamson player
by Evelyn Macairan - March 7, 2020 - 12:00am
The Bureau of Immigration will look into its records on former Adamson University Soaring Falcons center Papi Sarr, following his arrest for threatening a priest at the university who served him his dismissal ...
SC sets oral arguments on Salas freedom plea
by Evelyn Macairan - March 6, 2020 - 12:00am
The Supreme Court is set to hold oral arguments on a petition to free former Communist Party of the Philippines chairman and New People’s Army commander Rodolfo Salas, who was arrested on murder charges last...
DOJ summons Sandra Cam over vice mayor’s slay
by Evelyn Macairan - March 3, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Justice yesterday summoned Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office board member Sandra Cam and seven others in connection with the killing of Batuan, Masbate vice mayor Charlie Yuson III last ye...
Iwahig shootout ordered probed
by Evelyn Macairan - March 3, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Justice will investigate a reported shootout between an officer of the Bureau of Corrections and the monitoring team of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology at the Iwahig Penal Colony in Palawan...
Supreme Court bans single-use plastics in its offices
by Evelyn Macairan - March 3, 2020 - 12:00am
The Supreme Court yesterday announced that it has banned unnecessary single-use plastics in its offices, as the high court works toward turning the judiciary into a more environment-friendly government branch.
Cruise ship allowed to dock; crew barred from disembarking
by Evelyn Macairan - March 3, 2020 - 12:00am
The Philippine Coast Guard allowed the cruise ship Westerdam to dock at the South Harbor for re-provisioning last Sunday.
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