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Prosecutors renew call to transfer Sen. Estrada to regular jail

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Government prosecutors on Thursday renewed the call to immediately transfer Senator Jinggoy Estrada from his present detention in Camp Crame to a regular jail. In their motion before the Sandiganbayan Fifth Division, the prosecutors said Estrada’s continued...
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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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Aquino remains determined in solving media killings, says Coloma

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Aquino government has not wavered in going after those behind media killings to give justice to the victims and their families, a Malacanang official said. It was reported that in the latest Global Impunity Index released […]
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Pork scam truth commission mulled

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Following a congressman’s proposal to create a truth commission composed of retired Supreme Court (SC) justices to help facilitate the probe into the P10-billion pork barrel scam, Malacanang on Saturday said it has first to undergo review. […]
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Pork scam hearings will go on forever – bishop

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz does not see an end to the pork scam soon. In an interview with Radio Veritas, Cruz said: “That’s why you see, there is one accused who may even run for vice […]
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CHR chief nixes bid to revive death penalty, blames ‘flawed’ justice system

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Commission on Human Rights chair Etta Rosales on Thursday rejected the proposal to revive death penalty in the Philippines, saying it’s more important to improve the country’s justice system first. Rosales said she does not believe that […]
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Government to redouble efforts in fight against human trafficking, says Palace

The Philippine government will focus more on strong areas to finally stop human trafficking following the report of the US State Department recently that has also retained the country at Tier 2 ranking. In a press briefing in Malacanang on Friday, […]