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Return Palparan to Bulacan, kin of missing UP students ask CA

A member of human rights group Karapatan holds a placard showing the group’s protest of the transfer of retired Maj. General Jovito Palparan Jr. to a Philippine Army detention cell in Fort Bonifacio from the Bulacan provincial jail in a rally outside the Edsa gate of Camp Aguinaldo.  FILE PHOTO

The families of missing University of the Philippines (UP) students Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeño have asked the Court of Appeals (CA) to move detained kidnapping suspect retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr. from a military detention facility to a civilian jail, preferably his former cell at the Bulacan provincial jail.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Ozone victims: Where’s the money?


More than 13 years after the owners of Ozone Disco were found guilty of reckless imprudence resulting in multiple homicide and multiple serious injuries, the victims have yet to receive in full the damages awarded to them by a Quezon City court.

Posted: November 24th, 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 »

Napoles children arraigned for graft

UNDER COVER  Jo Christine Napoles (right) and James Christopher Napoles (leftmost) show up wearing hoodie jackets and hiding their faces behind paper folders at the Sandiganbayan for their arraignment on Wednesday. The two are children of Janet Lim-Napoles, alleged mastermind of the P10-billion pork barrel scam.  LYN RILLON

Like mother, like children. After their failed attempts to avoid prosecution, the daughter and son of suspected pork barrel scam brains Janet Lim-Napoles were finally arraigned in the Sandiganbayan on Wednesday over the alleged misuse of P345 million in pork barrel allotments of detained Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Accuser’s claims just sour grapes


Manuel Mejorada, who has accused Senate President Franklin Drilon and two Cabinet members of plunder, told the Senate blue ribbon committee his basis for the allegations is Wikipedia, an online encyclopedia.

Posted: November 18th, 2014 in On Target | Read More »