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Vietnamese killed, 6 seized in Tawi-Tawi pirate attack
by Evelyn Macairan - February 21, 2017 - 10:42pm
Gunmen attacked a Vietnamese cargo vessel in the waters off Tawi-Tawi, killing a crewmember and seizing six others on Sunday night.
BOC set to acquire speedboats, canines
by Evelyn Macairan - February 19, 2017 - 10:38pm
In line with its anti- smuggling campaign, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) yesterday allocated more than P300 million for the acquisition of 20 speedboats and lease of canines trained to sniff out illegal drugs.
JBC to interview bets for CA post
by Evelyn Macairan - February 19, 2017 - 10:32pm
The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) yesterday announced it would start interviewing candidates to replace Court of Appeals Associate Justice Francisco Acosta.
‘Show of force’ for life
by Evelyn Macairan - February 19, 2017 - 10:30pm
It was a “show of force” when over 10,000 people joined a prayer rally yesterday dubbed “Walk for Life” to protest proposals to revive the death penalty and the mounting extrajudicial ki...
Cavite judge dismissed
by Evelyn Macairan - February 19, 2017 - 12:00am
The Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed a judge for gross ignorance of the law.
DOJ: Why reject Korean mafia angle?
by Evelyn Macairan - February 19, 2017 - 12:00am
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II is questioning why the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) should not look into the possible involvement of the Korean mafia in businessman Jee Ick-joo’s kidnap-s...
‘South Korean acted as middleman in Jee kidnap’
by Evelyn Macairan - February 18, 2017 - 11:27pm
A South Korean man reportedly acted as a middleman during negotiations for ransom with the kidnappers of slain businessman Jee Ick-joo, a police source claimed yesterday.
CBCP joins prayer rally for life today
by Evelyn Macairan - February 18, 2017 - 10:35pm
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) is set to hold a “Walk for Life” prayer rally today against the death penalty and extrajudicial killings at the Quirino Grandstand in...
Drug raps filed vs Leila
by Evelyn Macairan - February 18, 2017 - 12:00am
The Department of Justice (DOJ) yesterday filed in court three separate drug charges against Sen. Leila de Lima and seven others in connection with the illegal drug trade in the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) –...
BOC seizes 320 drums of shabu chemical
by Evelyn Macairan - February 17, 2017 - 11:40pm
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) in Northern Mindanao has seized at least 320 drums of hydrochloric acid, a chemical used to make shabu.
60 car scam victims seek DOJ help
by Evelyn Macairan - February 17, 2017 - 11:37pm
At least 60 alleged victims of a car rental scam asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) yesterday to handle their complaints and issue an immigration lookout bulletin against the alleged mastermind.
SC restores tax exemption for minimum wage earners
by Evelyn Macairan - February 17, 2017 - 11:29pm
The Supreme Court (SC) ruled as null and void several provisions of the revenue regulations (RR) that allow tax exemptions for minimum wage earners (MWE).
SC gives green light for Bongbong protest
by Evelyn Macairan - February 17, 2017 - 12:00am
The Supreme Court (SC) has allowed the electoral protest of former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. against Vice President Leni Robredo to proceed, rejecting her plea to have the case dismissed for lack of jurisdic...
CA affirms bail for Ampatuan son
by Evelyn Macairan - February 16, 2017 - 12:00am
The Court of Appeals (CA) has affirmed an earlier court ruling that allowed a son of the late Maguindanao governor Andal Ampatuan Sr. to post bail in connection with the 2009 Maguindanao massacre.
Wanted Briton nabbed in Pampanga
by Evelyn Macairan - February 14, 2017 - 12:00am
A British national, said to be one of the United Kingdom’s most wanted men, has been arrested in Pampanga, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) said yesterday.
Aguirre: Leaked memos aimed to block my confirmation
by Evelyn Macairan - February 12, 2017 - 10:58pm
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II believes it is possible that the leaking of a confidential document showing that he authorized the granting of privileges to high-profile inmates as a reward for testifyin...
DOJ issues lookout bulletin for beheaded maid’s boss
by Evelyn Macairan - February 12, 2017 - 10:12pm
The Department of Justice (DOJ) yesterday issued an immigration lookout bulletin order (ILBO) against a woman from Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa City accused of killing and beheading her teenage maid.
CA set to rule on writ of amparo vs Tokhang
by Evelyn Macairan - February 11, 2017 - 11:36pm
The Court of Appeals (CA) is set to rule on a petition for a writ of amparo against Oplan Tokhang after the Philippine National Police did not raise any objections to the petition,
Bishop welcomed to ‘fraternity of hypocrites’
by Evelyn Macairan - February 11, 2017 - 12:22am
“Welcome to the fraternity of hypocrites, fraternity of shameless leaders.”
Take back your trash, Korean shipper told
by Evelyn Macairan - February 11, 2017 - 12:00am
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has called on a South Korean shipper to take back some 5,000 metric tons of suspected garbage that was dumped in Mandaue City in Cebu on Jan. 20.
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