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No one interested in chief justice post — JBC member
by Edu Punay - July 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Almost one month since the position of chief justice became vacant, no one has shown interest in the top judicial post, according to a member of the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC).
CBCP calls for peace, sobriety amid conflict with Rody
by Edu Punay - July 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The pastoral exhortation of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) that called for peace and sobriety among the faithful amid the Church’s conflict with President Duterte was read...
Nothing illegal with premature campaigning — Supreme Court
by Edu Punay - July 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Personalities eyeing senatorial posts in next year’s midterm elections are not violating any law with their early campaign activities, the Supreme Court has said.
‘Philippines a willing victim, abettor of China’
by Edu Punay - July 13, 2018 - 12:00am
From being a victor in a legal dispute with China over the latter’s massive maritime claims, the Philippines has become a “willing victim” of the Asian giant’s provocations in the West Philippine...
DPWH to start construction of $70 million bridges
by Edu Punay - July 12, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Public Works and Highways will start next week the construction of two new bridges worth $70 million as part of the government’s program to address road congestion in Metro Manila, DPWH Secretary...
Duterte drops 3 more fraternity brothers in DOJ
by Edu Punay - July 12, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte has replaced three more fraternity brothers holding key posts in the Department of Justice.
Ex-solgen:1987 Constitution better than draft federal charter
by Edu Punay - July 12, 2018 - 12:00am
The proposed federal constitution drafted by President Duterte’s consultative committee on Charter change is a step backward and could even endanger the country’s democracy, former solicitor general Florin...
SolGen Calida firm on shade limit
by Edu Punay - July 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Solicitor General Jose Calida yesterday stood firm on his move to oppose Vice President Leni Robredo’s appeal against the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) ruling that set the 50-percent shading threshold...
SC defers ruling on administrative case vs Sereno
by Edu Punay - July 11, 2018 - 12:00am
The Supreme Court (SC) has deferred ruling on the administrative case it initiated against ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno over her earlier public attacks against her colleagues.
SC upholds charges vs Legacy Bank execs
by Edu Punay - July 11, 2018 - 12:00am
The Supreme Court (SC) has given the green light to indict the owners of Legacy Bank and 87 others in connection with the allegedly fraudulent deposit insurance claims that duped the government of P97.73 millio...
Marcos wants PET outing with Robredo revisor probed
by Edu Punay - July 10, 2018 - 12:00am
The Supreme Court, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal, was asked yesterday to investigate the swimming party of PET personnel involved in the manual recount of votes for the 2016 vice presidential race...
JBC mulls bending rules for Antonio Carpio
by Edu Punay - July 10, 2018 - 12:00am
The Judicial and Bar Council will consider bending its rules on nominations for Supreme Court chief for acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio.
Outing ng PET revisor kinuwestyon
by Edu Punay - July 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Hiniling kahapon ng kampo ni dating Senador Ferdinand R. “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. sa Presidential Election Tribunal na imbestigahan ang isang outing sa isang resort sa Calamba City, Laguna noong Hunyo 22...
CA may stop suspension orders vs ERC commissioners
by Edu Punay - July 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The Court of Appeals (CA) may still stop the second suspension order issued by the Office of the Ombudsman against four Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) commissioners, which the Palace ordered to immediately ...
Plea bargain eases drug case backlog
by Edu Punay - July 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The move of the Supreme Court (SC) to allow minor drug offenders to plead guilty to lesser offenses has immediately borne fruit.
Destabilization eyed in local execs’ slays
by Edu Punay - July 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) will look into the recent spate of killings of local executives to determine if these were interrelated and had something to do with a supposed destabilization plot.
Halili killer need not be a sniper, says expert
by Edu Punay - July 7, 2018 - 12:00am
A former sharpshooter of the Manila Police District revealed yesterday that the killer of Tanuan City mayor Antonio Halili could be a sharp-shooting assassin and may not necessarily have been a sniper as earlier...
SC backs BIR on taxing state workers’ bonuses
by Edu Punay - July 5, 2018 - 12:00am
The Supreme Court has upheld the withholding tax imposed by the Bureau of Internal Revenue on non-salary benefits of government personnel.
LGUs to receive higher budget
by Edu Punay - July 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Local government units are set to receive a bigger chunk of the national budget after the Supreme Court increased the Internal Revenue Allotment for cities, municipalities and provinces.
Davide wants Carpio nominated for chief justice
by Edu Punay - July 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Former chief justice Hilario Davide Jr. expressed support for the automatic nomination of acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio for the top Supreme Court post.
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