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Judge quits Subic land case after he was sued


The judge who ordered a Japanese firm in the Subic Bay Freeport to suspend construction work on its manufacturing plant has inhibited himself from the case after he was sued for graft in the Supreme Court and the Office of the Ombudsman in connection with the case involving the Japanese firm.

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Bilibid moving to Ecija; old site soon a commercial area

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MOVING OUT OF ‘MUNTI’  Expect an entirely new set of coordinates for the national penitentiary. file photo

After nearly 75 years in Muntinlupa City, the national penitentiary is headed for the countryside.

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Binay will seek presidency despite corruption scandal

Vice President Jejomar Binay. FILE PHOTO

Despite the corruption allegations arising from the Senate blue ribbon committee hearings hounding him, Vice President Jejomar Binay reaffirmed his commitment to pursue the presidency in 2016.

Posted: November 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Justice remains elusive for slain Luisita workers in Tarlac

VIOLETA Basilio (right) weeps during the protest action for the victims of the 2004 Hacienda Luisita Massacre where several sugar workers, including her only son Jhaivie, died during the bloody dispersal. LYN RILLON/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

About 500 people on Sunday gathered at Central Azucarera de Tarlac (CAT) in Tarlac City, a property of the family of President Aquino and the site of a riot 10 years ago between government forces and striking workers, to demand justice for the seven men killed in that bloody event.

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

Japanese firm caught in legal squabble over Subic investment


Officials of a Japanese company inside this free port have expressed apprehension that the operation of their new plant will be stopped after an Olongapo City judge ordered them to suspend construction activities in a 1-hectare leased property here.

Posted: November 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »