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SC junks petition challenging legality of POGOs
by Dapne Galvez - March 7, 2024 - 12:00am
The Supreme Court has junked a petition challenging the legality of the rules on Philippine offshore gaming operators or POGOs for violating the doctrine of hierarchy of courts and failing to meet the requirements...
Palace sacks assistant solgen over sexual harassment
by Dapne Galvez - February 29, 2024 - 12:00am
An assistant solicitor general has been ordered dismissed by Malacañang for sexually harassing two of his legal interns.
Teves now on Interpol’s ‘red notice’
by Dapne Galvez - February 29, 2024 - 12:00am
Expelled Negros Oriental lawmaker Arnolfo Teves Jr. has been placed on the “red notice” list of the International Criminal Police Organization, which means all member countries are requested to apprehend...
Lacking media witness, SC clears man of drug raps
by Dapne Galvez - February 25, 2024 - 5:30pm
The Supreme Court has acquitted a man of illegal drug charges, particularly planting and cultivating marijuana, after finding that police lacked a media representative during his arrest. In a 16-page ruling promulgated...
SC: Disini estate to pay P100 million damages for BNPP
by Dapne Galvez - February 22, 2024 - 12:00am
The Supreme Court has affirmed with finality its decision ordering the estate of late businessman Herminio Disini to pay the government damages for the US $2.3 billion mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant in Morong,...
DOJ to help build case vs West Philippine Sea cyanide fishing
by Dapne Galvez - February 22, 2024 - 12:00am
The Department of Justice will support relevant agencies in gathering evidence and building a case against individuals, allegedly Chinese and Vietnamese fishermen, who are using cyanide at Panatag Shoal, Justice...
SC justices, UN rapporteur discuss anti-terrorism law
by Dapne Galvez - January 26, 2024 - 12:00am
The country’s Anti-Terrorism Act was among the topics discussed during the meeting of Supreme Court justices, led by Chief Justice Alexander Gesmundo, with United Nations Special Rapporteur for freedom of...
UN rapporteur asks DOJ about red-tagging, killings
by Dapne Galvez - January 25, 2024 - 12:00am
Concerns on red-tagging, media killings and impunity were raised by United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression and opinion Irene Khan during her meeting with Department of Justice officials yes...
Ex-CJ: People’s initiative can change only minor provisions
by Dapne Galvez - January 19, 2024 - 12:00am
Only minor amendments to the 1987 Constitution that are “clear and certain” are allowed through the people’s initiative, according to retired Supreme Court chief justice Artemio Panganiban.
DOJ names DA officials facing raps over onion smuggling
by Dapne Galvez - October 12, 2023 - 12:00am
Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla yesterday identified three Department of Agriculture officials allegedly involved in hoarding onions and engaging in profiteering in December last year when prices soared to...
DOJ building economic sabotage case vs onion cartel
by Dapne Galvez - July 7, 2023 - 12:00am
The Department of Justice is building a case of economic sabotage against a network of industry players allegedly involved in an onion cartel that has been blamed for a spike in prices last year, Justice Secretary...
NCRPO won’t use drones for profiling, red-tagging during SONA
by Dapne Galvez - June 25, 2023 - 12:00am
The drones equipped with facial recognition capabilities that will be deployed during President Marcos’ State of the Nation Address next month will not be used for profiling and red-tagging.
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