(818) 552-4503
off

Comelec declares failure of bidding for PCOS refurbishment

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has declared a failure of bidding for the refurbishment of the 81,000 old precinct count optical scan (PCOS) units Tuesday morning after not receiving any bid for the contract. Three companies bought […]
off

DOJ forms task force vs. price fixing, cartels

MANILA, July 3 (Mabuhay) – The Department of Justice (DOJ) has formed a five-member task force to handle cases involving anti-competition practices like price fixing and cartels. Making up the Task Force on Anti-Competitive Agreements and Cartels are five members […]
off

CJ Sereno: Jardeleza’s ‘shark, bullies’ jab not important enough for comment

MANILA, July 2 (Mabuhay) – For Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, criticisms hurled against her by Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza during a speech at the University of the Philippines (UP) last Monday are not important enough to warrant a comment […]
off

SC consolidates 6 petitions vs. K-12 Program, seeks comment from govt

MANILA, July 1 (Mabuhay) — The Supreme Court has decided to consolidate a petition from teachers and students of the Manila Science High School with five other pleas against Republic Act 10533 or the Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013, […]
off

Junjun Binay seeks relief anew from CA over 2nd suspension order

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Makati Mayor Jejomar “Junjun” Binay has once again sought relief from the Court of Appeals over a second preventive suspension issued against him by the Office of the Ombudsman over graft charges related to alleged irregularities in […]
off

SC orders admin charges vs. judge who granted Korean fugitive’s amparo bid

MANILA, June 24 (Mabuhay) — The Supreme Court has ruled that a Korean fugitive wanted for stealing $200 million is not entitled to protection under the writ of amparo. In an en banc session, the SC even ordered the filing […]
off

SC junks plea vs. BBL, calls it premature

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Supreme Court has dismissed a petition seeking to declare as unconstitutional the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), which is currently still being deliberated in Congress. In a full court session, the magistrates said the petition, filed […]
off

SolGen prioritizes sea row over condo dispute

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Solicitor General Florin Hilbay has asked the Supreme Court to push back the oral arguments on Torre de Manila since he is busy preparing for a “more crucial” hearing in the Netherlands to defend the Philippine claim […]
off

Bishop to Aquino: Consider letting Congress in next admin tackle BBL passage

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III may have to consider letting the next administration push for the passage of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law in Congress, a Catholic bishop said Friday. Cotabato Auxiliary Bishop Jose Collin Bagaforo said it […]
off

Group asks Supreme Court to void Bangsamoro deals

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Philippine Constitution Association (Philconsa) on Friday asked the Supreme Court to declare as unconstitutional the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro (FAB) and the Comprehensive Areement on the Bangsamoro (CAB). In a 26-page petition, Philconsa,...