Police formally charged pro-Duterte blogger Drew Olivar before the Department of Justice (DoJ) yesterday over his posting of a bomb joke on his Facebook page prior to the protest rallies last September 21.
THE death toll as a result of the landslide that buried dozens of houses in Naga City in Cebu last Thursday rose to 59 yesterday as joint Philippine National Police Crime Laboratory and National Bureau of Investigation personnel continued their Disaster Victim Identification process in the area, Police Regional Office 7 director, Chief Superintendent Debold M. Sinas said.
HOUSE Appropriations Committee Chair Rep. Karlo “Ang Probinsyano” Nograles on Tuesday lauded the certification of the Security of Tenure Bill as urgent, saying the passage of the bill would benefit the country’s over forty million workers as well as college graduates poised to enter the workforce.
IN less than 10 minutes, the House Committee on Justice dismissed the seven impeachment complaints filed against Chief Justice Teresita Leonardo-De Castro and six other associate justices of the Supreme Court.
THE Makati regional trial court yesterday issued an arrest warrant and hold departure order against embattled opposition Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV whose amnesty was voided by President Duterte’s Proclamation No. 572.
WITH an overwhelming 22 votes, the House committee on justice yesterday approved the report dismissing the consolidated impeachment complaint against seven justices of the Supreme Court (SC) for being insufficient in substance.
A 47-year-old AWOL member of the Philippine National Police since 2000 was arrested by combined agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the local police in a buy-bust operation in Pikit, North Cotabato last Friday, PDEA chair, Director General Aaron N. Aquino announced yesterday.
CALLS have been made anew for lawmakers to enact a law that will make infidelity in the custody of prisoners a very serious offense amid cases of drug detainees and other crime offenders already under police custody who have managed to escape from their escorts or prison guards due to very lax security.