DoJ says Trillanes evidence too weak

September 22, 2018
THE Department of Justice has belittled the evidence submitted by opposition Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV before the Makati regional trial court in connection with the lawmaker’s amnesty which was recently revoked by President Duterte for the senator’s alleged failure to meet the minimal requirements.

Trillanes sued

September 16, 2018
LABOR Undersecretary Jacinto “Jing” V. Paras and two others filed a complaint against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV accusing him of violating the Revised Penal Code Art. 142 Inciting to Sedition and Art. 136 Proposal to Commit Coup d’ etat.

Arrest the inflation, not the irritation

September 15, 2018
LAST week we had two big back-to-back news stories -- On September 4, we witnessed how Proclamation 572 voided the amnesty granted to Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. Then the following day (September 5), the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announced the latest inflation or the increase in the prices of goods which climbed to another 9-year high, hitting 6.4% in August 2018. Considering the political and social ramifications of these two news items I consulted a good friend of mine, Atty. Howard M. Calleja (PPCRV’s chief legal counsel), and here is what he explained:

Trillanes rebuffed

September 12, 2018
THE Supreme Court yesterday denied the motion of opposition Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV for the issuance of a restraining order against his re-arrest and prosecution for cases stemming from his failed coup d’etat during the Arroyo administration.