Murder case filed against suspect in nurse’s slay

Benjie B. Talisic 05/22/2018

A murder complaint has been filed at the Cebu City Prosecutor’s Office on Tuesday against the 53-year-old suspect in the May 15 killing of a registered nurse and medical student, Amy Therese Cabataña. The complaint was filed…

Mandaue City gov’t to file case vs 4 persons for selling timberland

Norman Mendoza 05/21/2018

Lawyer Allan James Sayson, Mandaue Assistant City Legal officer, warned the public not to purchase parcels of lot at the timberland area near the 6.5-hectare relocation site in Barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City. This declaration came after the…

Case for nonpartisanship

Editorial 05/17/2018

For perhaps most voters in the current generation, it is not easy to pinpoint when the barangay elections turned from a civic into a partisan exercise. “The barangay elections shall be nonpartisan,” Philippine election laws state. But…

Man shot dead in Lapu-Lapu City

Futch Anthony Inso 05/15/2018

LAPU-LAPU CITY, CEBU – A man had just come from the hearing of his illegal drugs case on Tuesday morning when he was shot dead along ML Quezon Avenue Highway, Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu. The police…

DOJ: 2 respondents in Peter Lim, Kerwin Espinosa drug case killed

Julius N. Leonen and Ador Vincent Mayol 04/03/2018

Two respondents in the illegal drug trading charges that included alleged drug lords Peter Lim and Kerwin Espinosa were killed in separate incidents, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has learned. Max Miro, right-hand man of self-confessed drug…

2 respondents in Peter Lim drug case killed — DOJ

Inquirer.net 04/03/2018

Two respondents in the illegal drug trading charges against Cebu-based businessman and alleged drug lord Peter Lim charges were killed in separate incidents, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has learned. Max Miro, right-hand man of self-confessed drug…

CTA clears Mikey Arroyo in P27-M tax evasion case

Inquirer.net 03/28/2018

The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has acquitted former presidential son and former Rep. Juan Miguel “Mikey” Arroyo in his P27.305-million tax evasion cases. In a 69-page decision dated March 21, the CTA’s First Division said Department…

Parricide case vs Bohol provincial board member to proceed – Aguirre

Inquirer.net 03/27/2018

The parricide case against Bohol Provincial Board Member Niño Rey Boniel over the death of his wife Bien Unido Mayor Gisela Boniel will proceed. This, after Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II reversed the resolution on the petition…

Aguirre apologizes in Espinosa, Lim case dismissal

Inquirer.net 03/26/2018

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Monday said that it was “not correct” to investigate prosecutors who dismissed the case against drug personalities led by Peter Lim and Kerwin Espinosa and Peter Co but “extraordinary times need…

Duterte on Napoles case: It’s up to Aguirre

Inquirer.net 03/22/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has distanced himself from the decision of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to place alleged pork barrel mastermind Janet-Lim Napoles under the government’s witness protection program (WPP). Duterte said he would let Justice Secretary…