Daily Archive: January 6, 2018

CA calls Reyes decision ‘a miracle’

CA calls Reyes decision ‘a miracle’

CA calls Reyes decision ‘a miracle’

A special division of the Court of Appeals (CA) voted unanimously to dismiss the murder case against former Palawan Gov. Joel T. Reyes and ordered the Puerto Princesa City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 52 to stop all action against him.

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Protests set vs CA ruling to stop Mary Jane deposition

Protests set vs CA ruling to stop Mary Jane deposition

Protests set vs CA ruling to stop Mary Jane deposition

GENERAL NATIVIDAD, Nueva Ecija — The family of convicted drug trafficker Mary Jane Veloso said protests may be staged next week following a Court of Appeals (CA) ruling that prevented Mary Jane’s testimony from being used in the human trafficking trial of her recruiters.

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Cebu store fire to burn for 3 more days

Cebu store fire to burn for 3 more days

Metro Department Store fire

CEBU CITY — The sprinklers and fire alarm system of a department store at Cebu Business Park here that caught fire and was expected to continue to burn for up to three more days failed, raising suspicion among fire investigators and prompting a probe into whether management of Metro Department Store violated fire safety rules.

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Filipinos of the Year 2017: Pinoy Ako Blog and other voices vs fake news

Filipinos of the Year 2017: Pinoy Ako Blog and other voices vs fake news

Filipinos of the Year 2017: Pinoy Ako Blog and other voices vs fake news

In a year that saw the beginning of a pushback against the organized production and distribution of false information, the blogger Jover Laurio — the lone, once-anonymous, much-abused person behind Pinoy Ako Blog (PAB) — stood out for her patriotic daring, the frequency and freshness of her posts, the dark humor of her blog, and, not least, the courage she showed in the face of overwhelming personal abuse.

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Cagayan de Oro Nazarene expected to draw 120,000

Cagayan de Oro Nazarene expected to draw 120,000

Cagayan de Oro Nazarene expected to draw 120,000

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — This city, one of the few areas outside Quiapo in Manila recognized by the Catholic Church as official hosts of the Feast of the Black Nazarene, has prepared security measures for the Black Nazarene feast, which had drawn hundreds of thousands in past years.

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Año vows to fix police image

Año vows to fix police image

Retired Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief Gen. Eduardo Año. NOY MORCOSO/INQUIRER.net

A day after President Rodrigo Duterte appointed him officer in charge of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Eduardo Año said he would work to improve the antidrug campaign and the image of the Philippine National Police.

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Seminar, workshop on dreams slated at Ateneo Rockwell

Seminar, workshop on dreams slated at Ateneo Rockwell

There is wisdom in dreams. The Carl Jung Circle Center presents Pacifica Graduate Institute’s Dream Tending Certificate Course, “Engaging Images of Myth and Dreams.”

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Filipinos of the Year 2017: The defenders of Marawi

Filipinos of the Year 2017: The defenders of Marawi

Filipinos of the Year 2017: The defenders of Marawi

A total of 17 editors voted to name the soldiers and policeofficers who defended Marawi City as Filipinos of the Year.

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Pimentel: No PR handler can help Faeldon

Pimentel: No PR handler can help Faeldon

Pimentel: No PR handler can help Faeldon

Even the best public relations handlers and media campaign cannot help former Customs chief Nicanor Faeldon walk out of detention. His freedom was all in his hands, according to Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III. Pimentel said on Saturday it was only Faeldon who could purge himself of the contempt he was cited for by […]

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DOJ appeals lack of jurisdiction rule on ‘shabu’ case

DOJ appeals lack of jurisdiction rule on ‘shabu’ case

DOJ appeals lack of jurisdiction rule on ‘shabu’ case

The Department of Justice (DOJ) appealed a decision of the Valenzuela Regional Trial Court (RTC) dismissing for lack of jurisdiction the drug smuggling case against five of nine suspects in a P6.4-billion shipment of “shabu” (crystal meth), that made it past the Bureau of Customs into a warehouse in Valenzuela in May last year.

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