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Bgy polls on house agenda

THE postponement of barangay elections this year will be on the agenda of Congress when session resumes in May, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said as he assured the public that there is enough time to tackle and pass a law on postponing the barangay elections. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Alvarez…

‘Fake News King’ tag riles justice secretary

JUSTICE Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II yesterday slammed critics who christened him “fake news king.” “I have never been a fake news king,” Aguirre said when sought for comment on the filing of an administrative ethics complaint last week against him before the Office of the Ombudsman. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||…

Aguirre names new BuCor chief

JUSTICE Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II yesterday named Rey M. Raagas as officer-in-charge of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) to replace Benjamin Delos Santos who resigned recently. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Mr. Raagas is hereby authorized to perform functions in relation to the day-to-day operations of the Bureau, functions delegated…
  • Published in Nation

Lawyer: Anti-De Lima inmates won’t recant

Lawyer Ferdinand Topacio yesterday bared that the high-profile inmates who testified against jailed Senator Leila de Lima will not recant their testimonies despite the order of Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II to return some of them to the maximum security compound. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Topacio, counsel of most…
  • Published in Nation

Fake sister of Miriam nabbed

THE National Bureau of Investigation yesterday bared the arrest of a person posing as the sister of the late senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago for alleged estafa and usurpation of authority. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The operatives of NBI-Anti-Organized and Transnational Crime Division (AOTCD) arrested Myrna Rosales Velez for posing as…

DoJ: Arrest Maute, Abu members, supporters

Arrest orders have been issued against members of local terror groups Maute and Abu Sayyaf including their supporters. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II disclosed that Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana issued the order in his capacity as administrator of martial law. It was the first arrest…
  • Published in Nation

Malware threat watched

JUSTICE Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II has ordered the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) as well as the Cybercrime Division of the Department of Justice to intensify cyber security measures in the country following massive “WannaCry” ransomware attacks across the globe. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The ransomware demands USD300 from…

2 nabbed for Yolanda scam

AGENTS of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) arrested two persons who allegedly pocketed some P6 million in foreign donations intended for victims of super typhoon Yolanda in 2013. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Arrested were engineer Desiderio Estinozo and Nestro Lehetemas, who were collared in Malate, Manila last Monday…

Final desisyon, binaligtad

MARIING binatikos ng isang abogado ang ginawang biglaang pagbaligtad ni Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II sa final at executed decision na inisyu ni dating Justice Secretary at ngayon ay Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Alfredo Benjamin Caguioa, at ipinaaresto pa ang Korean businessman na si Kang Tae Sik. (adsbygoogle =…

It’s back to old cells for witnesses vs De Lima

JUSTICE Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II yesterday ordered the return of high-profile inmates who testified against detained Sen. Leila de Lima in her drug cases to their original cells at the maximum security compound in the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP). (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Aguirre directed the Bureau of Corrections…
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