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ITALIAN Ambassador Daniel Bosio, who is facing charges of child molestation, will be arraigned on June 18. Biñan City Chief Prosecutor Agripino Baybay said a commitment order was released by Regional Trial Court Judge Theodoro Solis directing the city police to bring the diplomat to the detention cell from a…

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The Supreme Court is set to tackle today petitions questioning the legality of President Benigno Aquino 3rd’s Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). Meanwhile, militant groups will troop also today to Padre Faura Street in Ermita, Manila, where the High Court is located, to express their opposition to DAP. “The P142 billion…

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Wesley So, the Philippines’ brightest star in chess, will no longer represent the country in future tournaments. So has written Prospero “Butch” Pichay, president of the National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP), asking that he be allowed to transfer to the United States of America Chess Federation. The 20-year-old…

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THE Supreme Court on Wednesday gave Department of Agrarian Reform Assistant Secretary Alex Almario 10 days to explain the surveillance of Sandra Cam. The president of Whistleblowers Associationa claimed that her privacy was threatened when unidentified people on vehicles closely monitored her from April 30 to May 3. Almario was…

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Janet Lim-Napoles keeps documents that will back up her lists of senators and congressmen who allegedly got kickbacks from her in exchange for funneling their priority development assistance fund (PDAF) to bogus non-government organizations (NGOs) that she owned or controlled. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Monday ordered the National…

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The Supreme Court (SC) is expected to deliberate today on petitions questioning the legality of President Benigno Aquino 3rd’s controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) and the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA). The justices will rule on the nine petitions filed last year against the DAP, which was the subject of…

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Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Monday ordered a probe into the alleged grant of special treatment to high-profile inmates at the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP) in Muntinlupa City. The NBP houses 14,500 convicts. “I have directed the Usec-in-charge [Justice Undersecretary Francisco Baraan] to immediately probe those reports,” De Lima…

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The Court of Appeals on Monday denied the appeal of the family of Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. to return to them the 57-hectare property in the municipality of Paoay, Ilocos Norte province, including the popular tourist destination—Grand Ilocandia Resort. In a three-page resolution, the CA’s Former Third Division dismissed…

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T’BOLI, SOUTH COTABATO: Johnny Tolentino is popular among the T’boli people here. He recently earned around P100,000 for supplying bell peppers to Manila markets. With P4,000, he started a vegetable garden that’s doing very well. Now he’s cultivating a 2,500-square meter lot that will give him more money in the…

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Northbound and southbound haulers can pass Roxas Boulevard day and night starting Friday, May 30, Vice Mayor Isko Moreno said. Calling it the ExpressTrade Lane, Moreno said the new traffic route designed for truckers will hasten the loading and unloading of containers from the two ports in Manila. But Moreno…

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