By Nikko Dizon
Legal strategy or disloyalty to country? Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza’s handling of the Philippines’ case against China before the United Nations arbitral tribunal was scrutinized by some members of the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) when they vetted the nominees to the seat of a Supreme Court associate justice to be vacated by retiring Justice Roberto Abad.
By Jerome Aning
The Court of Appeals has ordered the Bureau of Immigration to proceed with the deportation of a British cannabis seed trader facing charges for money laundering and narcotics trafficking in Maine, United States.
By Maricar Cinco
Members of an antihuman trafficking group on Friday stormed the regional trial court in this city to assail the court’s ruling that allowed the temporary release of Italian diplomat Daniele Bosio, who was arrested and detained for the alleged abuse and trafficking of three Filipino children.
By Redempto D. Anda
The trial of nine Chinese nationals charged with poaching marine turtles in the disputed Hasa Hasa Shoal (Half Moon Shoal) in the Spratlys was postponed for a second time Tuesday as government prosecutors and the Department of Foreign Affairs failed anew to find an interpreter for the Mandarin-speaking defendants.
By Lourdes Santos Tancinco
Following a United States Court of Appeals decision some two years ago, parents entertained hopes of being reunited with their adult children quickly.