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THE Court of Appeals (CA) has ruled final, at its level, in permanently stopping the Pasig City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 153 from enforcing an order in connection with the court sheriff’s takeover of the People’s Television Network Inc.’s (PTNI) antenna tower. In a two-page resolution of the court’s…

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The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday threw out a petition seeking to stop the Office of the Ombudsman from pursuing its investigation into the pork barrel scam, particularly the complaint in which three senators and several former lawmakers were named respondents. During deliberations at their regular en banc session, the…

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THE SUPREME Court (SC) ruled with finality on Tuesday the disqualification case of Rep. Regina Ongsiako-Reyes of Marinduque in the last May 2013 polls on account of her being an American citizen. During the SC en banc session, the justices ruled to junk the second motion for reconsideration filed by…

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THE Supreme Court has ordered the Court of Appeals to litigate the petition against FCF Minerals Corp. operating in Nueva Vizcaya. A two-page resolution signed by SC en banc clerk of court Atty. Enriqueta Vidal during the hearing on November 12, 2013, stated: “In accordance with the resolution dated October…

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FORMER Mayor Edward Hagedorn of Puerto Princesa has filed libel and threatened to file disbarment proceedings before the Supreme Court against National Press Club (NPC) lawyer Berteni Causing. Causing earlier, accused Hagedorn of perjury and falsification of his statement on assets and liabilities and net worth (SALN). In his nine-page…

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THE Court of Appeals (CA) has ordered the freezing of the bank deposits of former lawmakers, Jessica “Gigi” Reyes, the former chief of staff of Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile, the aides of Senators Ramon “Bong” Revilla and Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada and other individuals implicated in the questionable releases and misuse…

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THE Supreme Court en banc on Tuesday declared the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) or pork barrel fund “unconstitutional”, confirming a Manila Times story last Nov.18. It also made permanent the temporary restraining order it imposed on the 2013 PDAF. Voting 14-0, the High Court declared the entire balance of…

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SENIOR Associate Justice Antonio Carpio on Tuesday lambasted Malacañang for its glaring violations of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). During the oral arguments at the Supreme Court en banc, Carpio, the most senior magistrate of the High Court, questioned the act of Budget Secretary Florencio Abad in issuing a Department…

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THE majority or maybe even all the Supreme Court justices will declare the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) unconstitutional at its en banc session scheduled on Tuesday, when the magistrates vote on a draft ruling that abolishes the pork barrel funds of lawmakers, a highly reliable source told The Manila…

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THE Court of Appeals (CA) has absolved Globe Asiatique President Delfin Lee from the crime of syndicated estafa and ordered the Philippine National Police, National Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice (DOJ) to stop his arrest as it quashed the arrest warrant issued by a Pampanga Regional Trial…

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