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Prieto-led Dunkin' Donuts franchiser: We're ready to answer tax raps
by Kristine Joy Patag - February 23, 2018 - 7:20pm
Following the Bureau of Internal Revenue's tax raps, Golden Donuts Inc., Philippine franchisee of Dunkin' Donuts, has asserted that it has duly paid its taxes over the years.
Manila judge asked to inhibit from Kerwin Espinosa's drug case
by Kristine Joy Patag - February 23, 2018 - 4:28pm
The Manila court judge handling the drug charges against Kerwin Espinosa was asked by the prosecution to take his hands off the case, citing interference.
BIGBANG's G-Dragon, Taeyang prepare to enlist in military
by Kristine Joy Patag - February 23, 2018 - 3:39pm
The two will enlist as active duty soldiers, as confirmed by YG Entertainment, which handles BIGBANG.
BIR slaps local franchisee of Dunkin' Donuts with P1.12B tax raps
by Kristine Joy Patag - February 23, 2018 - 2:48pm
The Bureau of Internal Revenue has filed a P1.12 billion tax evasion case against Dunkin' Donut's Philippine franchisee, Golden Donuts Inc.
Court orders Taguba transfer to PNP
by Kristine Joy Patag - February 23, 2018 - 11:33am
A Manila court has ordered the transfer of Customs "broker" Mark Taguba from the National Bureau of Investigation to the police detention quarters in Quezon City.
Gadon's threat reeks of fear, desperation — Sereno spokesperson
by Kristine Joy Patag - February 22, 2018 - 5:22pm
Impeachment complainant Larry Gadon's latest threat to Chief Justice Maria Sereno reeks of fear and desperation, one of her spokespersons said on Thursday.
Gadon gives ultimatum to Sereno: Resign or I'll sue SC officials
by Kristine Joy Patag - February 22, 2018 - 2:56pm
Accuser Larry Gadon gave an ultimatum to Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno — resign by March 1 or he'll sue other Supreme Court officials.
PET warns Marcos, Robredo: Refrain from discussing matters already in court
by Kristine Joy Patag - February 22, 2018 - 2:00pm
The Presidential Electoral Tribunal has reminded the parties of Vice President Leni Robredo and former Sen. Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. of the rule to refrain from commenting on ongoing judicial...
Almost a year after detention, Senate minority pushes anew for De Lima's release
by Kristine Joy Patag - February 22, 2018 - 11:19am
Members of the Senate minority have filed a resolution calling for the release of Sen. Leila de Lima who is nearing a year in detention on Saturday, February 24.
Mallari's plea for rapid ouster of Sereno a mere scrap of paper — spokesperson
by Kristine Joy Patag - February 21, 2018 - 5:55pm
The letter of suspended lawyer Elligio Mallari to the Solicitor General is merely a scrap of paper, the camp of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno said on Wednesday.
IBP calls for justice for slain lawyer of Kerwin Espinosa
by Kristine Joy Patag - February 21, 2018 - 4:23pm
The Integrated Bar of the Philippines has joined groups in urging the authorities to bring to justice the perpetrators behind the killing of John Ungab, lawyer of confessed drug dealer Kerwin Esp...
VACC lawyer asks Solgen to challenge Sereno's hold over chief justice position
by Kristine Joy Patag - February 21, 2018 - 2:37pm
Suspended lawyer Eligio Mallari asked the Office of the Solicitor General to conduct a proceeding to determine the legality of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno's appointment.
'SC has not abandoned ruling on Maria Clara doctrine'
by Kristine Joy Patag - February 21, 2018 - 11:34am
Supreme Court spokesperson Theodore Te clarified that the high court has not "abandoned" the decades-old "women's honor" or "Maria Clara" doctrine.
Gabriela: SC ruling in rape case adds 'very heavy layer of hardship' for victims
by Kristine Joy Patag - February 20, 2018 - 6:15pm
The recent Supreme Court decision that was a departure from the decades-old "women's honor" doctrine is a reflection of the growing misogynist culture in the Philippines, the women's rights group on Tuesday sai...
SC division acquits rape convicts, rejects 'Maria Clara' doctrine
by Kristine Joy Patag - February 20, 2018 - 3:55pm
The Third Division of the Supreme Court, in a decision dated Jan. 17, 2018, reversed the conviction by a Davao court of Juvy Amarela and Junard Racho for rape.
Lawyers' groups slam slay of Kerwin Espinosa's lawyer
by Kristine Joy Patag - February 20, 2018 - 1:24pm
Lawyers' groups condemn the slay of lawyer John Ungab, counsel of confessed drug dealer Kerwin Espinosa, and called on authorities to probe the killing of their colleague.
Senate panel junks ethics raps vs De Lima, Lacson and Trillanes
by Kristine Joy Patag - February 20, 2018 - 11:38am
The Senate panel has junked the ethics complaint filed against Sens. Leila De Lima, Panfilo Lacson and Antonio Trillanes IV.
Umali warns Gadon after allegation flops at hearing
by Kristine Joy Patag - February 19, 2018 - 6:50pm
"It's not good that there is one who is lying, one who is not saying the truth. Like I said [if you are lying], this is an affront to the mandate and powers of this committee," Umali said.
Kerwin Espinosa's lawyer shot dead in Cebu
by Kristine Joy Patag - February 19, 2018 - 5:00pm
Lawyer Jan Ungab, who is also the vice mayor of the Municipality of Ronda, was declared dead at 2:00 p.m. 
Muntinlupa judges deny Sereno called them to stop De Lima arrest
by Kristine Joy Patag - February 19, 2018 - 3:55pm
Two Muntinlupa court judges denied that Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno ordered them to not issue an arrest warrant against Sen. Leila de Lima, a government critic now detained on drug-related...
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