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Court junks Pateros claim to lucrative BGC


The Pateros municipal government is crying foul after a regional trial court junked its claim to the lucrative Bonifacio Global City (BGC) business district on the grounds that it failed to comply with well-defined procedures in settling territorial disputes between local governments.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

PNP, too, thinks arrest warrant vs Lee valid

Delfin Lee. Photo from PNP PIO

Despite questions on the legality of the arrest warrant issued for alleged real estate scammer Delfin Lee, the Philippine National Police stood by its validity on Friday.

Posted: March 7th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Delfin Lee detained at NBI regional office

One down, four to go as Delfin Lee falls

Real estate magnate Delfin Lee is considered by authorities as one of the “Big 5’” most wanted men in the Philippines. He is now under the custody of the National Bureau of Investigation in Pampanga following his arrest in a five-star hotel in Manila Thursday night, March 6, 2014. Lee is facing estafa charges for defrauding Pag-IBIG Fund of P6.6 billion in housing loans. Infographics by INQUIRER.net’s Ferdinand Canoy

Fugitive real estate magnate Delfin Lee, who is embroiled in the P6.6 billion Globe Asiatique fund scam, is now detained at the National Bureau of Investigation regional office in Pampanga.

Posted: March 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Retired prosecutor, brod shot dead in Sulu


Even as the judiciary is still shocked by the Feb. 28 killing of Regional Trial Court (RTC) Judge Reynerio Estacio Sr., a retired state prosecutor was gunned down in Indanan town, Sulu province, on Monday.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

De Lima hits ruling to exclude testimony of dead witness

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Friday branded as bad precedent the decision of a Quezon City court to exclude the testimony of a dead witness in a case against alleged leaders of a carnapping syndicate.

Posted: February 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Judges asks Capitol for more tents

REGIONAL Trial Court Judge Meinrado Paredes requested the Cebu provincial government’s help in securing tents where hearings will be temporarily conducted. Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale assured the trial courts of their assistance and even offered parts of the Legislative Building for the judges’ use. “The judges are bent on continuing their duties, the most important [...]

Posted: November 28th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Judge issues order against Cesafi, says Scott Aying didn’t violate league’s rules

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Not many 15-year-old boys can say they can play basketball because of a court order. Scott Aying, whose parents waged a legal battle against a sports league of Cebu’s top private schools, won the first round when the Regional Trial Court yesterday issued a writ of preliminary injunction against the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation, Inc. [...]

Posted: October 2nd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Court allows mall robbery suspect to post bail


One of the suspects in the armored van robbery at Robinson’s Place two years ago has been allowed by the court to post P1 million bail. Cebu City Regional Trial Court Judge Wilfredo Navarro of Branch 19 granted the petition of Rolien Castro to post bail pending resolution of the robbery with homicide charges filed [...]

Posted: October 1st, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Resort faces P1.7M lawsuit


A P1.7 million damage suit was filed against Imperial Palace Hotel in Lapu-Lapu City by a couple who claimed that family members got foot, hand and mouth disease after swimming in the pool.

Posted: September 13th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Aquino appoints 22 local court judges

President Benigno Aquino III. AP FILE PHOTO

President Benigno S. Aquino III has appointed 22 judges in various local courts across the country, a Palace official said Friday.

Posted: September 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cagayan court scribe fired for ‘unsatisfactory performance’


A court stenographer lost her job after the Supreme Court approved recommendations that she be taken out of the rolls for unsatisfactory performance.

Posted: June 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Gullas to delegate building of courts to grandson

THE cities of Naga and Carcar in Cebu’s 1st congressional district will have their own Regional Trial Court (RTC) after President Benigno Aquino III signed into law a bill authored by Rep. Eduardo Gullas of Cebu’s 1st district for this purpose.

Posted: February 27th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Romblon court rules against mining ban


The Provincial government of Romblon is gearing for a court battle after the Regional Trial Court (RTC) in the island-province ruled to nullify the capitol’s ban on metallic mining in the province.

Posted: February 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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