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Vice Mayor Moreno, councilors ‘can’t go unpunished’ over depot

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THANKS, BUT NO TANKS The Pandacan oil depot may soon be gone now that the Supreme Court has spoken.  NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

The Manila city councilors and other officials who were behind the 2009 ordinance that allowed the continued operation of the Pandacan oil depot should not “go unpunished,” now that the Supreme Court has ruled that what they did was unconstitutional.

Posted: November 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Court orders charge reinstated vs Cagayan vice governor


The Court of Appeals (CA) has ordered a regional trial court to reinstate the frustrated murder charge and issue the corresponding arrest warrant against Cagayan Vice Gov. Leonides Fausto for allegedly strafing the car of a rival politician during the October 2010 barangay (village) election period.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

De Lima: Gov’t doing its best but understand it’s complex case

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“They should understand how complex the case is.” This, according to Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, explains the delay in the trial of the suspects in the Maguindanao massacre, whose fifth anniversary will be marked Sunday.

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DOJ can pin Garin et al. in P5B pork barrel scam–Baligod

Lawyer Levi Baligod: No lack of evidence INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has pieces of evidence strong enough to pin acting Health Secretary Janette Garin and other politicians allegedly involved in the misuse of P5 billion from the funds of the defunct National Agribusiness Corp. (Nabcor), the lawyer of the scam’s whistle-blowers said on Wednesday.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

More proof needed to continue probe on Garin for Nabcor fund scam — DOJ

Secretary Leila de Lima and Acting Health Secretary Janette Garin. INQUIRER and DOH FILE PHOTOS

Whistleblowers who wanted to pin Acting Health Secretary Janette Garin on her alleged involvement in the anomalous use of millions of pesos in funds of the defunct National Agri-Business Corp. should submit more documents if they wanted the investigation to continue.

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »