SC rules in favor of woman who called off wedding

Marlon Ramos 05/22/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Ghosting, however painful to the party who got jilted, is not something for the court to rule on. The Supreme Court maintained this view as it dismissed an attempt by a German national to…

Did Marcos Jr. serve his sentence?

Antonio T. Carpio - @inquirerdotnet 12/02/2021

The decision of the Court of Appeals (CA) convicting Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. of criminal violation of the Tax Code became final and executory on Aug. 13, 2001. The fallo or dispositive portion of the Court of…

‘The rule of law prevailed’: Trillanes hails CA decision on rebellion case

Christia Marie Ramos 03/02/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Former Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Tuesday hailed the decision of the Court of Appeals to reverse a Makati City court’s ruling that revived the rebellion case against him. “Today, the rule of law…

Court of Appeals rules: Reopen case for Lot 937

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Court of Appeal Special Eighteenth Division has granted the appeal of the Solicitor General, which represents the Republic of the Philippines in court, for the reopening of the case of the ownership…

Gealon on opposition dads intervention on SRP lot issue: It’s a desperate move

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Lawyer Rey Gealon, Cebu City Legal Office head, said the intervention attempt of the opposition councilors on the withdrawal of the petition for declaratory relief by the City against the 2015 sales of…

Garcia: Former budget officer’s fate depends on Civil Service Commission

Rosalie Abatayo 11/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The decision of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) will determine the fate of Capitol’s former budget officer Danilo Rodas, who has not received his salary since August 2019. Rodas, an appointee of former…

CA clears Naga Mayor Chiong of admin raps on petroleum firm permit issue

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The appellate court has cleared Naga City, Cebu Mayor Valdemar Chiong of administrative charges of grave misconduct and gross negligence over the issuance of a conditional mayor’s permit to a petroleum company, despite…

Court of Appeals orders reinstatement of Panglao mayor

Inquirer.net 10/29/2018

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol – Embattled Panglao Bohol Mayor Leonila Paredes-Montero on Monday reclaimed her position as town mayor after the Court of Appeals granted her appeal. Personnel from the Department of the Interior and Local Government-Central Visayas…

Suspended Ermita village officials file motion before Court of Appeals

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/22/2018

THE camp of suspended Ermita barangay officials refuse to wait for a year in order to re-assume their posts. Suspended Barangay Captain Mark Rizaldy Miral said he and the other six councilors, who were slapped with a…

Councilor James Anthony Cuenco dismissed from service

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/04/2017

CEBU CITY–The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the dismissal of Cebu City Councilor James Anthony Cuenco and a former congressional staff member for serious dishonesty and grave misconduct due to alleged irregularities in the program funded…

Police defy Bohol court order

Nestle L. Semilla 06/12/2017

Instead of heeding the court, the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) will file petition for certiorari to contest a Bohol Regional Trial Court’s (RTC) order to release two of the suspects in the killing of…

Comelec proclaims Escario as new Bantayan Mayor

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/08/2017

Ian Christopher Escario has been formally proclaimed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) as the new mayor of Bantayan town, Cebu in a simple ceremony at the Comelec office in Intramuros, Manila on Monday morning. In a…

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