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NUJP laments technicality clearing governor in Ortega slay

Former Palawan Governor Joel Reyes. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) on Tuesday expressed disappointment with the Court of Appeals decision to clear former Palawan Governor Joel Reyes in the killing of a radio broadcaster Gerry Ortega based on “a mere technicality.”

Posted: October 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

2 immigration men fired for escape of Reyes brothers

Former Palawan Governor Joel T. Reyes INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has dismissed from service two of its employees allegedly involved in the escape of former Palawan Governor Joel Reyes and brother Coron, Palawan Mayor Mario Reyes.

Posted: April 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

De Lima asked to inhibit from handling petition by Reyes brothers

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Former Palawan Governor Joel Reyes through his counsel has asked Justice Secretary Leila de Lima to inhibit from handling the petition regarding the case against him and his brother on the death of environmentalist and broadcaster Gerry Ortega.

Posted: April 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Is De Lima out of her mind? Lawyer slams DOJ chief over Reyes case

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima on Monday drew a sharp rebuke from a lawyer for contradicting the Court of Appeals ruling on the case of former Palawan governor Joel Reyes and Coron Mayor Mario Reyes.

Posted: March 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Roxas now finds jail execs’ story on Aranas incredible


Interior Secretary Mar Roxas on Wednesday ordered another investigation of the death of a witness in the murder of broadcaster and environmentalist Gerry Ortega in a jail in Quezon, saying now that he found unbelievable jail officials’ story that Dennis Aranas killed himself.   In a press conference, Roxas said he ordered the new investigation […]

Posted: February 13th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »