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Quiapo Church to replace ‘pahalik’ with ‘pagtatanaw’
by Evelyn Macairan - October 26, 2020 - 12:00am
After canceling the traslacion or procession of the Black Nazarene for the first time in over 200 years due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Quiapo Church has also decided to forgo “pahalik” on Jan. 9...
Pope names another Pinoy cardinal
by Evelyn Macairan - October 26, 2020 - 12:00am
Aside from Cardinal Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, the Philippines will now have its second active cardinal.
Lawyers trimmed down for oral arguments on terror law
by Evelyn Macairan - October 24, 2020 - 12:00am
To trim down the number of lawyers who would represent 37 petitioners in the oral arguments on the Anti-Terrorism Law, the Supreme Court is requiring the petitioners to assign one lawyer to argue on their behalf...
SC prodded on terror law petitions
by Evelyn Macairan - October 22, 2020 - 12:00am
With the implementing rules and regulations or IRR of the anti-terrorism law already in place, Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) national president Domingo Cayosa hopes there will be no more reason for the...
Cebu priest named papal chaplain
by Evelyn Macairan - October 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Pope Francis has appointed a Filipino priest as papal chaplain.
4 DOJ employees positive for virus
by Evelyn Macairan - October 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Four employees of the Department of Justice have tested positive for COVID-19, DOJ Secretary Menardo Guevarra said yesterday.
Peralta satisfied with Manila Bay cleanup
by Evelyn Macairan - October 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta is satisfied with how the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and 12 other government agencies have been abiding by the Supreme Court’s order to restore the water...
Anti-Terror Law’s IRR OK’d
by Evelyn Macairan - October 15, 2020 - 12:00am
The implementing rules and regulations of the Anti-Terrorism Law of 2020 have been completed and approved by the Anti-Terrorism Council technical group and will soon be distributed to government security forces,...
Jailed activist asks court permission to visit baby’s wake
by Evelyn Macairan - October 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Detained human rights activist Reina Mae Nasino yesterday asked a Manila court to allow her to attend the wake and burial of her three-month-old baby who died of pneumonia last week.
Coast Guard hero gets IMO bravery award
by Evelyn Macairan - October 13, 2020 - 12:00am
For saving 62 people on board a sinking passenger ship last November, an officer of the Philippine Coast Guard will receive this year’s International Maritime Organization Award for Exceptional Bravery at...
BI to deport Indonesian suicide bomber
by Evelyn Macairan - October 12, 2020 - 12:00am
The Bureau of Immigration will deport suspected Indonesian suicide bomber Rezky Fantasya Rullie for terrorism and illegal entry as well as for being an undesirable alien.
DOJ orders prosecutors to prioritize drug cases
by Evelyn Macairan - October 8, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Justice will order prosecutors investigating drug complaints to prioritize the resolution of these cases to speed up the destruction of seized contraband within the period set by law, DOJ Secretary...
Supreme Court allows community service for minor offenses
by Evelyn Macairan - October 8, 2020 - 12:00am
Starting Nov. 2, courts can impose the punishment of community service for those found guilty of minor offenses and whose punishments fall under the classification of arresto menor and arresto mayor.
Task Force PhilHealth to file additional charges
by Evelyn Macairan - October 6, 2020 - 12:00am
The Senate and House of Representatives have the right to file a separate complaint against erring officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. before the Office of the Ombudsman, Justice Secretary Menardo...
COVID-19 free Tagle returns to Cathedral
by Evelyn Macairan - October 5, 2020 - 12:00am
For the first time since recovering from COVID-19, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle celebrated mass at the Manila Cathedral yesterday.
DOJ spokesman Perete resigns
by Evelyn Macairan - October 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Citing personal and serious reasons, Justice Undersecretary and spokesman Markk Perete has resigned from his post.
Comment on VP poll protest, Comelec, OSG asked
by Evelyn Macairan - October 1, 2020 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections has been asked to confirm if there was failure of elections in Lanao del Sur, Basilan and Maguindanao in 2016 due to terrorism and violence, as claimed by vice presidential candidate Ferdinand...
Task force eyes reorganization for PhilHealth
by Evelyn Macairan - October 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra, who headed Task Force PhilHealth that investigated anomalies in the Philippine Health Insurance Corp., disclosed yesterday that in their report submitted to President Duterte on...
Jeepney drivers seek Supreme Court help
by Evelyn Macairan - September 30, 2020 - 12:00am
A group of jeepney drivers filed a petition before the Supreme Court yesterday, claiming that the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board, Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious...
Graft, extortion raps filed vs NBI lawyer, brod
by Evelyn Macairan - September 29, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Justice has filed criminal charges against a National Bureau of Investigation lawyer in connection with the money-making scheme “pastillas” in the Bureau of the Immigration.
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