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FORMER FOREIGN Affairs secretary Albert F. Del Rosario and retired Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales have asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to conduct a preliminary examination against Chinese President Xi Jinping and other officials in connection with the harassment of Filipino fishermen in the contested South China Sea.
THE PUBLIC Attorney’s Office (PAO) will continue to investigate the brutal killing of 16-year-old Christine Silawan after noting a “conflict” between the findings in the separate probes of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the Philippine National Police (PNP).
THE COURT of Appeals (CA) denied the petition of Senator Antonio F. Trillanes IV to stop the trial for his revived rebellion case in connection with the 2007 Manila Peninsula siege.
THE INTERNATIONAL delegation of lawyers who conducted an examination on the killing of lawyers in the Philippines said they were tailed and subject to threats and surveillance by alleged state agents.
THE DEPARTMENT of Justice (DoJ) summoned for preliminary investigation the younger brother of slain businessman Dominic L. Sytin, the alleged mastermind of the murder.
WORKERS IN Boracay and a tourist have asked the Supreme Court (SC) to reconsider its decision upholding the constitutionality of the six-month closure of Boracay Island in 2018.
THE SUPREME Court (SC) has issued a temporary restraining order on the implementation of the Philippine Law School Admission Test (PhiLSAT), the nationwide law school admission exam administered by the Legal Education Board (LEB).
THE NATIONAL BUREAU of Investigation (NBI) has arrested seven Chinese nationals for kidnapping/serious illegal detention of a fellow Chinese.
THE DEPARTMENT of Justice (DoJ) prosecution panel has wrapped up the preliminary investigation and submitted for resolution the complaints over the alleged the smuggling of shabu (methamphetamine) in the country that was kept in magnetic lifters in Aug. 2018.
THE COURT of Appeals (CA) has denied for lack of merit the motion for partial reconsideration by Rappler, Inc. and Rappler Holdings Corp. (RHC) on their case with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over the alleged violation of foreign equity restriction by Rappler and its holding company.
THE NATIONAL Bureau of Investigation (NBI), along with the Philippine National Police-Special Action Force, arrested on March 6 an alleged member of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) wanted for multiple counts of kidnapping and serious illegal detention in 2001.
JUSTICE SECRETARY Menardo I. Guevarra has ordered the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) to apprise him on the investigation on the alleged illegal drug trade operated by an inmate in the New Bilibid Prison (NBP).
THE BUREAU of Immigration (BI) arrested a Russian fugitive who is wanted for large-scale fraud in his country last March 5 at the BI’s main office in Intramuros, Manila.
LAWYERS and aspiring law students have petitioned the Supreme Court (SC) to abolish the Legal Education Board (LEB) and its conduct of the nationwide law school admission exam, asserting that it should be the SC that should be holding it.
THE BUREAU of Immigration (BI) has received new gadgets from the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) that would expedite the processing of departing overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).
THE SUPREME Court (SC) is set to hold oral arguments today, March 5, on the petitions questioning the validity of the nationwide exams for those who aspire to enter law school.
THE ALLIANCE of Concerned Teachers (ACT) asked the Court of Appeals (CA) on Monday to reconsider the dismissal of its petition against the alleged profiling by the Philippine National Police (PNP) of its members on the grounds of technicalities.
THE Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) denied for lack of merit the P50-million tax refund claim of CBK Power Co. Ltd for 2012, ruling that it is not entitled to such a refund.
A MANILA court denied the motion for reconsideration of six Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel over the October 2018 dismissal of their opposition to the prosecution’s evidence on their homicide case over the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman in 2013.
PHILIPPINE rule of law has remained one of the weakest in East Asia and the Pacific, according to an annual survey of more than a hundred economies that showed the country’s score steadying from last year even as it rose in rank amid a generally negative slide worldwide.
THE SUPREME COURT has increased the ceiling for small money claims cases filed with metropolitan trial courts nationwide uniformly to P400,000 from P300,000, effective April 1, raising government hopes the move could help improve the Philippines’ performance in the World Bank’s annual ease of doing business reports.
THE Court of Appeals (CA) has upheld a National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) ruling that 96 “talents” working for GMA Network, Inc. are regular employees.
LABOR GROUPS called President Rodrigo R. Duterte “irresponsible” for ignoring rules governing the employment of foreigners in the Philippines, particularly Chinese workers.
THE Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) denied for lack of merit a motion for reconsideration by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on the cancellation of its assessment on the alleged P254.72-million tax deficiency of Coral Bay Nickel Corp. for January to March 2007.
THE SUPREME COURT (SC) upheld the constitutionality of the third extension of martial in Mindanao until Dec. 31, 2019.
THE BUREAU of Immigration (BI) arrested 276 foreign nationals in a raid on a network technology company along Ayala Avenue in Makati City on Feb. 18.