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SC orders JBC to comment on Jardeleza’s plea

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Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the Judicial and Bar Council – which is chaired by Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. – to answer Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza’s bid to stop President Benigno Aquino III from filling up the vacancy left by Associate Justice Roberto Abad.

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

Plunder charges work of sore losers, says Junjun Binay

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Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay on Tuesday brushed off the plunder charges against him and his father, Vice President Jejomar Binay, saying they were filed by “perennial contenders and serial losers in Makati elections.”

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

Abad may reveal DAP list at Senate Thursday – Palace

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Budget Secretary Florencio Abad  INQUIRER  FILE PHOTO

Malacañang on Tuesday said Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad may submit the detailed list on the projects funded by the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) to the Senate this week.

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

Only Senate can suspend Enrile, says lawyer

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Senator Juan Ponce Enrile

The lawyer of Senator Juan Ponce Enrile told the Sandiganbayan Third Division on Tuesday that only the Senate can suspend the lawmaker from public office.

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

Anti-DAP petitioners told to comment on gov’t’s MOR

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Supreme Court spokesperson Theodore Te

The Supreme Court ordered anti-Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) petitioners to respond to the government’s appeal on the high court’s ruling thumbing down the economic stimulus program.

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

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