THE Department of Justice (DOJ) found probable cause to indict three individuals—suspected to be behind the killing of four Chinese nationals at the posh Ayala Alabang Village in Muntinlupa City last October 30, 2023—with kidnapping, serious illegal detention, homicide, and car theft charges.
THE Quezon City Prosecutors Office approved the filing of criminal charges for alleged violation of Republic Act 8485 or The Animal Welfare Act of 1988 against a mall security guard who threw a puppy to death from a footbridge in Quezon City last year.
THE Regional Trial Court of Navotas City convicted Tuesday a policeman for homicide and four others for illegal discharge of firearms in connection with the killing of a 17-year-old son of an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) last year.
JUSTICE Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla raised his concerns over the proposal made by the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Muslim Affairs to create a separate prison facility for Muslim persons deprived of liberty (PDL).
THE Court of Appeals (CA) has junked the petition filed by the Department of Health (DOH) seeking to set aside the decision issued by an arbitral tribunal ordering the agency to compensate the private contractor behind the controversial P8.1-billion Barangay Health Stations (BHS) project during the term of former President Benigno S. Aquino III.
THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) has issued two Alert List Orders against expelled Negros Oriental Representative Arnulfo A. Teves, Jr. in connection with the murder charges filed against him for the killing of Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo and 10 other individuals last year.
THE Office of the Solicitor General yesterday asked the Supreme Court (SC) to recall the temporary protection order (TPO) that it issued in favor of environmental activists Jhen Tamano and Jonila Castro following the issuance of arrest warrants against the two by the Municipal Trial Court (MTC) of Doña Remedio Bulacan for grave oral defamation.
THE Supreme Court has lowered from P1 billion to P100 million the temperate damages that it earlier ordered the estate of businessman Herminio Disini to pay the government for taking advantage of his influence with then President Ferdinand Marcos to broker the awarding of the US$2.2.-billion mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant to Westinghouse Electrical Corporation.
THE Department of Justice (DOJ) vowed Wednesday to look into the reported cyanide fishing of Chinese and Vietnamese fishermen in Bajo de Masinloc (Scarborough Shoal).
‘MARRIAGE as the foundation of the family no longer reflects the present realities and sensitivities of many Filipino families.”
THE Department of Justice (DOJ) has declared that proceeds from the disposition of coconut levy assets should be remitted not to the national government (NG) but to the Coconut Farmers and Industry Trust Fund (CFITF).
THE Supreme Court has issued writs of amparo and habeas data in favor of environmental advocates Jonila F. Castro and Jhed Reiyana C. Tamano who were earlier charged by the Department of Justice with grave oral defamation for embarrassing the police and the military during a press conference last September 2023.
THE Department of Justice (DOJ) recommended the filing of criminal charges against the owners of oil tanker M/T Princess Empress, which sank off the waters of Oriental Mindoro a year ago, causing an oil spill that reached the waters of Batangas and several other provinces.
THE Department of Justice (DOJ) acknowledged Tuesday that the order of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Manila City to cancel the passport of expelled Negros Oriental 3rd District Rep. Arnolfo “Arnie” A. Teves Jr., is not yet final and executory.
JUSTICE Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla directed the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Monday to conduct a thorough investigation into the bomb threats sent through an unverified e-mail account to several government agencies and local government units.
OMBUDSMAN Samuel Martires has questioned the issuance of a memorandum by the Office of the Presidential Management Staff (PMS) mandating presidential appointees to submit various clearances needed for a performance review.
A Manila court ordered the cancellation of the passport of expelled Negros Oriental 3rd District Rep. Arnolfo “Arnie” A. Teves Jr., who went into hiding after being charged with murder, for the killing of Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo almost a year ago.
THE Court of Appeals has turned down the plea of pharmaceutical company Sanofi Pasteur Inc. (SPI) to rule on the merit of its petition assailing the government’s decision to revoke its certificates of product registration (CPR) for the controversial Dengvaxia, a vaccine used for protection against dengue disease.
ACT Teachers Partylist Rep. France Castro filed Monday a petition for review before the Department of Justice (DOJ), seeking the reversal of the January 9, 2024 resolution issued by the Quezon City Prosecutor’s Office dismissing the grave threat complaint she filed against former president Rodrigo R. Duterte.
CHIEF Alexander Gesmundo on Thursday assured the business sector that the judiciary will continue instituting reforms that will hasten the resolution of cases involving commercial transactions as part of its contribution to the current administration’s bid to revitalize the economy.