THE President has asserted the government’s right to tax Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGO) should be taxed, rebuffing his own Solicitor General Jose C. Calida, who had stated that POGOs cannot be taxed.
THE SUPREME Court (SC) has dismissed for being “moot” the case involving a Senate inquiry on Solicitor General Jose C. Calida and the alleged conflict of interest over government contracts awarded to his family-owned security agency.
THE Supreme Court (SC) ordered Solicitor-General Jose C. Calida to release pertinent police documents on the government’s “war on drugs” to petitioners questioning the constitutionality of the anti-drug campaign.
SOLICITOR-GENERAL Jose C. Calida, in a statement on Thursday, threatened to file a libel case against opposition Sen. Antonio F. Trillanes IV unless the senator apologizes for claiming that Mr. Calida “stole” his amnesty application form at the Armed Forces of the Philippines headquarters.
SOLICITOR-GENERAL Jose C. Calida has filed a manifestation and motion before the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) in response to Vice-President Maria Leonor G. Robredo’s motion for reconsideration (MR) for a 25% threshold in the vote tally.