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Aquino ‘frustrated’ over slow pace of Maguindanao massacre trial

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President Benigno Aquino: Frustrated.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino admitted he was “frustrated” with the slow pace of the country’s judicial system as shown in the case of the Maguindanao massacre, which claimed the lives of 58 people, 32 of whom were journalists.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cebu town files P213-M damage suit vs 2 shipping firms over 2013 oil spill

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A boy (bottom left) holds two oil-coated bagasi, salt water eels, which thrives in Cordova town, Mactan  Island Cebu. Oil spill is seen in the waters near the shore of Mactan Isldan. Photo from the Office of Cebu Rep. Luigi Quisumbing

The Cordova municipal government and fisherfolk groups filed on Thursday a multi-million-peso damage suit against the owners of two sea vessels that collided and leaked oil in 2013, damaging the town’s marine environment.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Tiamzons no shows in arraignment for illegal gun possession

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Communist Party of the Philippines and New People’s Army chief Benito Tiamzon (left) and his wife, Wilma (right).  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The lawyers of Benito Tiamzon and Wilma Austria Tiamzon, the alleged top leaders of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), who were arrested months ago, has asked the court to drop the criminal charges against their clients, saying the firearms and explosives the military claimed to have found in their possession during their arrest were “planted.”

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

What Went Before: MV Princess of the Stars

MV Princess of the Stars FILE PHOTO

In a July 2 ruling, the Supreme Court absolved the owner of Sulpicio Lines of criminal liability in connection with the 2008 sinking of MV Princess of the Stars off Romblon province, which resulted in the death of about 800 passengers and crew.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Princess of the Stars’ victims to appeal SC ruling that cleared Sulpicio of liability

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MV Princess of the Stars FILE PHOTO

All is not lost for the families of the victims of the MV Princess of the Stars tragedy who vowed to appeal a Supreme Court ruling that cleared the owner of the Sulpicio Lines Inc. of criminal liability over the death of about 800 passengers and crew.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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