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Lawyer’s group slams return to work of prosecutor caught accepting bribe

Office of the Ombudsman or Asian Development Bank building

A lawyers’ group has asked the Office of the Ombudsman to suspend a Quezon City assistant prosecutor who recently posted bail in connection with a bribery complaint.

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Is Laude a he or a she? Even SC is confused

Transgender woman Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude poses with fiancé Marc Sueselbeck. PHOTO TAKEN FROM LAUDE’S FACEBOOK ACCOUNT/LYN RILLON

Should transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude be referred to as “he” or “she”?

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

‘Integrity issue’ vs SolGen: Legal strategy or disloyalty to country?

A handout picture received from Taiwan’s National Security Council on Sept. 1, 2012, shows Interior Minister Lee Hong-yuan holding a national flag at Itu Aba or Taiping, the biggest islet of the disputed Spratlys on Aug.31, 2012. AFP file photo

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.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

CA orders BI to deport British cannabis seed trader straight to UK


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.

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Group slams bail for Italian envoy

AMBASSADOR Daniele Bosio in a photo taken from the official website of the Italian Embassy in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: July 12th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »