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ICC withdrawal challenged anew in SC

THE SUPREME COURT received on Wednesday a second petition questioning the constitutionality of President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s decision to withdraw the Philippines’ membership from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), this time by the non-government organization that helped lobby for the treaty’s ratification in the country.

Eight bridge construction projects near final approval

EIGHT bridge construction projects are advancing in the government's project approval process, the Department of Finance (DoF) said. "We will also look to build a...

Duterte to order ICC prosecutor’s arrest if she sets foot in...

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte said on Friday that he will order the arrest of Fatou Bensouda, prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), if...

One-year withdrawal from ICC begins as PHL sends UN note verbale

By Camille A. Aguinaldo THE countdown for the one-year withdrawal period of the Philippines from the International Criminal Court (ICC) started Friday, March 15, as...

Philippines makes withdrawal from ICC official, submits notice to UN

The countdown for the one-year withdrawal period of the Philippines from the International Criminal Court (ICC) started Friday, March 16, as the country formally...

Philippines warns other countries will follow after ICC exit

The International Criminal Court (ICC) may sink into oblivion, and prosecutor Fatou Bom Bensouda is to blame, said Presidential Spokesperson Herminio Harry L. Roque,...

Warning to power

The International Criminal Court (ICC) isn’t as useless as President Rodrigo Duterte described it when he learned it was looking into the possibility of...

No need for international court probe since Duterte’s been cleared already,...

THERE is no need for the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate President Rodrigo R. Duterte because even the United Nations (UN) special rapporteur...

Roque to ICC: Don’t be a venue to destabilize governments

PRESIDENTIAL spokesperson Harry L. Roque, Jr. told an assembly of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday, Dec. 7, that it should “resist attempts...