By Jerome Aning
Justice Francis Jardeleza did not commit disloyalty nor betray the country due to his position on the West Philippine Sea dispute, according to the majority of Supreme Court justices who earlier ordered his re-inclusion in the Judicial and Bar Council’s shortlist of nominees to the vacancy in high tribunal last month.
By Tarra Quismundo
The trial of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) men accused in the shooting death of Taiwanese fisherman Hong Shi Cheng at the Balintang Channel in 2013 has started as the Batanes Regional Trial Court junked their bid to dismiss the charges.
By Maricar Cinco
Italian diplomat Daniele Bosio pleaded not guilty to charges of abuse and trafficking of three Filipino children.
By Tina G. Santos
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) will turn over to the Palawan regional trial court the custody of the 12 Chinese nationals whom the court had sentenced to suffer prison terms ranging from five to 12 years after it found them guilty of illegal fishing and entry.
By Christine O. Avendaño
US Ambassador Philip Goldberg is concerned for the safety of Philippine journalists as well as the lack of convictions in journalists’ murder cases.