Incumbent MCWD Board refuses to step down despite TRO

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — History seems to repeat itself as the board of directors of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) refuses to step down amid an order from the court. The appointed board of directors of…

US election heads to the courts

11/05/2020

Washington, United States—Democrats and Republicans girded Wednesday for a legal showdown to decide the winner of the tight presidential race between Republican Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden. After Trump declared overnight he was ready to…

CFI to take to court unreleased JVA for Carbon Market

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The CFI Community Cooperative is asking the Cebu City government to reveal the details of the proposed Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) for the development of the Carbon Market here.  If the city government fails to…

UV skipper says team lacked defense, communication in loss to USC

Immae A. Lachica 10/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A day after absorbing its second loss in the Cesafi college basketball tournament, the University of the Visayas (UV) went back to the drawing board to assess what went wrong. The Green Lancers were downed…

Most of 309 arrested bettors plead guilty of illegal gambling, sentenced, released

Benjie Talisic 08/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines Majority of the 309 bettors arrested during August 3 raid of a cockpit in Mandaue City  were released on Friday after they pleaded guilty of the illegal gambling charge in court. Police Major Edwin…

Duterte wants celebrities on narcolist haled to court

Inquirer.net 04/08/2019

Instead of a “name and shame” campaign, President Duterte prefers to take legal action against celebrities allegedly involved in the illegal drug trade. File cases against them The President said he would rather not shame celebrities as…

Court approves Jinggoy’s travel to Hong Kong

Inquirer.net 12/18/2018

MANILA, Philippines – The Sandiganbayan on Tuesday approved the request of former Senator Jinggoy Estrada for him to travel abroad from December 26 to 31. In granting Estrada’s motion to travel, the Sandiganbayan’s Fifth Division has laid…

Davao Court orders Trillanes’ arrest for libel

Inquirer.net 12/07/2018

The Davao City Regional Trial Court Branch 54 on Friday ordered the arrest of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV for libel. Trillanes is facing a case for libel before Judge Melinda Alconcel-Dayanghirang of Davao RTC Branch 150. The…

Imelda Marcos tells Sandiganbayan: I’ll take case to Supreme Court

Inquirer.net 12/05/2018

Former First Lady and Ilocos Norte 2nd Dist. Rep. Imelda Marcos has notified the Sandiganbayan Fifth Division that she will bring her appeal to the Supreme Court (SC). In a Notice of Appeal from Marcos’ camp, she…

3 policemen guilty of killing Kian delos Santos — court

Inquirer.net 11/29/2018

PO1 Jerwin Cruz, PO3 Arnel Oares and PO1 Jeremias Pereda, who were accused of killing Kian delos Santos, show up at the Department of Justice for the preliminary investigation of the case on Sept. 14, 2017. The…

Court resets graft trial of Revilla

Inquirer.net 11/23/2018

The Sandiganbayan First Division has reset its trial on former Sen. Bong Revilla’s 16 graft cases from Dec. 6 to Jan. 10 to give way to the anticipated promulgation of the verdict in his plunder case on…

Court dismisses carnapping charge vs Ramil Ayuman

Morexette B. Erram 11/20/2018

Former Apas Barangay Captain Ramil Ayuman has been acquitted of the carnapping charge filed against him in 20016 by then acting mayor Margarita Osmeña. Judge Oscar Andrino of Branch 5 of the Municipal Trail Courts in Cities…

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