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Bistek could face raps for slapping drug suspect

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista could face charges for slapping a drug suspect who was caught red-handed with P15 worth of shabu during a buy-bust operation last Friday. Bautista has apologized to the public for the incident, […]
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Erap asks SC to junk disqualification case, insists on oral debates

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Former President and incumbent Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada has once again asked the Supreme Court to dismiss the disqualification case against him and to hold oral arguments so he could explain his side further. In a 70-page […]
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PHL set to arrest three powerful senators

By Mynardo Macaraig MANILA, (AFP) – The Philippines on Saturday said it was preparing to arrest three powerful senators after an anti-graft court indicted them in a massive corruption scandal that has riveted the nation. The three, who include a […]
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De Lima: Rolito Go yet to fully serve sentence, can’t be released yet

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Despite a court order to free him, murder convict Rolito Go cannot leave the New Bilibid Prison just yet, according to Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. In an interview with reporters on Thursday, De Lima said based […]
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E-subpoena system launched

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Gone are the days when subpoenas used to be served by hand. Government on Wednesday launched an e-subpoena (electronic subpoena) system to avoid delays in the judicial process. The new system aims to improve trial procedures and […]
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Justice done in Marcos confidante’s conviction: PHL

MANILA  (AFP) – The Philippines said Tuesday that justice was done in the conviction of a confidante of former first lady Imelda Marcos in New York for plotting to sell valuable looted artworks. The special anti-corruption agency tasked with tracing […]
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PH Embassy Welcomes Convictions in Two EJK Cases in the Philippines

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippine Embassy today welcomed the reported conviction of the gunmen involved in two cases of extrajudicial killings in the Philippines, saying this underscores Manila’s strong commitment to address human rights violations. In a statement, Ambassador Jose...