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SC suspends proctor in 2011 bar exams


The Supreme Court has suspended for a month without pay a Court of Appeals clerk who brought a digital camera and took snapshots of questionnaires when he served as proctor during the 2011 bar examinations.

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

SC junks Syjuco petition vs Ombudsman Act


The Supreme Court dismissed the petition filed by former Iloilo Representative Augusto Syjuco which sought to nullify a provision from the Ombudsman Act for violating the constitution.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Firm owned by Aquino kin says 358 ha CARP-exempt


A company owned by the family of President Benigno Aquino III has asked the Tarlac City government to reaffirm the nonagricultural classification of a 358-hectare land in Hacienda Luisita in a bid to save that part of the estate from compulsory acquisition by the national government.

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

SC asked to extend anew TRO on Meralco rate hike


The Makabayan bloc at the House of Representatives on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court to extend the restraining order it issued against the imposition of the P4.15 per kilowatt hour rate increase.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

SC announces half day work for Wednesday

The Supreme Court building in Manila. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Supreme Court has announced that work in all courts nationwide will be up to 12 noon only on Wednesday, April 16.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Delfin Lee insists on oral arguments in SC


Globe Asiatique (GA) president Delfin Lee wants the Supreme Court (SC) to hold oral arguments on the cases filed against him and other officials of the company over their alleged involvement in a P7-billion housing scam.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Militant legislators bringing PH-US pact to SC

Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares.  INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The militant Bayan Muna party-list group said Sunday it would question in the Supreme Court (SC) the constitutionality of a new defense pact with the United States which the Aquino administration is expected to sign when President Barack Obama visits the Philippines later this month.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

CA junks petition for TRO filed by Delfin Lee’s co-accused in syndicated estafa case


The Court of Appeals (CA) has junked the petition to nullify the arrest warrant of a co-accused of housing developer Delfin Lee in connection with the syndicated estafa cases filed against them in a Pampanga trial court.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lawyers hale BIR to SC


Saying that the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is encroaching on the Supreme Court’s jurisdiction, the country’s lawyers have asked the high court to void a new tax regulation requiring self-employed professionals like them to disclose their service fees and client information.

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

PNP to abide by SC ruling on gun policy

National Capital Region Criminal Investigation and Detection Group head Senior Superintendent Roberto Fajardo presents to the press high-powered firearms, weapons and magazines seized from the Pampanga police CIDG unit, where its chief allegedly extorted drug syndicates in exchange of their release. JULLIANE DE JESUS/INQUIRER.net

The Philippine National Police (PNP) assured Friday it would abide by the Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) issued by the Supreme Court on the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act or Republic Act 10591.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

RH law now in effect–SC

The government may now implement the portions of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RH) Law that the Supreme Court has declared to be constitutional.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Santiago urges RH law supporters to appeal SC Ruling

Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago is urging advocates of Reproductive Health (RH) law to file a motion for reconsideration on the eight provisions of the law that were struck down by the Supreme Court.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Binay: Filipinos can now move on from ‘divisive’ RH law

Vice President Jejomar Binay INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Vice President Jejomar Binay is confident that the Supreme Court’s decision, declaring the Reproductive Health (RH) law constitutional, will now put to rest the issue that has been dividing the country.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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  2. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  3. Filipinos, Dane re-enact crucifixion of Christ
  4. Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital
  5. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Massive infra spending set
  8. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  9. Easter crucifixions draw huge crowds
  10. Korea ferry captain arrested, divers spot bodies
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  8. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  9. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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