Matobato has personally testified before Ombudsman investigators
Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales also takes a swipe at the Sandiganbayan in connection with the court's handling of the pork barrel scam cases: 'Hindi rin ba 'yan inordinate delay?'
The High Court says Estrada does not raise 'any new and substantive arguments to merit a reconsideration'
The Vice President's camp recently said she would only pay the deposit after the recount of ballots being questioned by Ferdinand Marcos Jr is completed
The weight of opinion is that this is a proper case of the ICC. There is immense interest in moving this forward, and I think we will get some traction soon.
(3RD UPDATE) Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella says 'it would really be deeply disappointing' if the ICC believes in testimonies of 'admitted murderers' and not in the word of President Duterte
(3RD UPDATE) The High Court says it 'found that there is no law that prohibits the construction of the challenged Torre de Manila'
(2nd UPDATE) Congressmen allied with the Duterte administration say the case is 'premature' and part of a destablization plot against the Chief Executive
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Malacañang says it is more than coincidence that the complaint was filed days before the start of the 30th ASEAN Summit, the first international event to be hosted by Duterte
(5th UPDATE) Filipino lawyer Jude Sabio requests the International Criminal Court to convict and sentence President Rodrigo Duterte for 'mass murder' in the Philippines
The 'Sandiganbayan, with all due respect, has unreasonably defended its use of 'at the very least, prima facie evidence' and not probable cause with these bold but erroneous pronouncements,' the Ombudsman tells the SC
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana visits Pag-asa island in the West Philippine Sea, bringing along with him the Philippines' top military officers
'Marami pang kautangan sa bayan na hindi pa nababayaran, at iyong kautangan na iyon, iyon din ang ginagamit para makabalik sa kapangyarihan,' says the Vice President
'The court finds no merit in the consolidation of the 3 aforementioned cases to one court as the accused in said cases are different,' says Muntinlupa RTC Judge Juanita Guerrero
Former president and now Pampanga 2nd District Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo says she feels 'fortunate' she was given a chance to clear her name
(3rd UPDATE) Lawyers of defeated vice presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos stress that Vice President Leni Robredo failed to pay the fee required by the Supreme Court for the recount of ballots
Only two of the 7 suspects listed in the original Department of Justice (DOJ) resolution regarding Jee’s case are able to attend the scheduled arraignment
The Supreme Court affirms its rejection of a petition that alleges the SEC guidelines on foreign ownership were ‘tailor-made’ to allow PLDT to skirt the cap set by the Constitution
'We will only pay after Mr Marcos [has] already finished the revision and the recount of the ballot,' says the Vice President's lawyer Romulo Macalintal
'We must all recognize that when it comes to interpreting laws and jurisprudence, we should all assume that the Supreme Court justices know best,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson
Under Quezon City Ordinance No. 2256, real property taxes in Quezon City are estimated to increase from 100% to 500% starting this year
The Solicitor General also says it was 'prudent' for him to 'provide much needed moral support' to the VACC, the group that filed the complaint against De Lima
(UPDATED) The High Court's affirmation is the latest blow to the Ombudsman's bid to hold accountable personalities in the PCSO fund scam
'These various due process violations, disregard of constitutional rights, and violations of laws and procedure, reveal a clear and unmistakable pattern of persecution,' Senator Leila de Lima tells the High Court in her memorandum
'We have done this because it is our heartfelt wish that the election protest be resolved with dispatch,' the donors are quoted as saying
Days after the President mentioned them in his speeches, the BIR is now reviewing tax issues involving the Prieto-owned donut company and Lucio Tan
(3rd UPDATE) The defeated vice presidential candidate says friends and supporters pulled in resources to raise the P36 million
The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo also says former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr should be the first to pay the recount fee
An investigation into the death of New York Court of Appeals associate judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam is ongoing
Russia reacts furiously to the judgement, saying it was "absolutely unacceptable"
This recent dismissal illustrates the continuing conflict between the Sandiganbayan and the Ombudsman on the principle of 'inordinate delay'
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(UPDATED) Former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr will have to pay P66.02 million, while Vice President Leni Robredo will have to settle P15.43 million
The Court of Appeals upholds a trial court verdict that found 2 Indonesians guilty of bombing the Awang Airport in Maguindanao in 2003
He got Gloria Arroyo and Juan Ponce Enrile out of detention. This year, Marcos-time solicitor general Estelito Mendoza has so far managed to postpone Bong Revilla's trial and Jaime Dichaves' arrest warrant.
The most glaring irregularities are those connected to how the court handled annulment cases
Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno has authorized a half-day work schedule for all courts nationwide for Wednesday, April 12
Neil Gorsuch's swearing in retilts the bench to the right as he filled the seat left vacant by last year's death of conservative icon Antonin Scalia
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The Court of Appeals rejects US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton's plea of self-defense
President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the military to occupy and build structures in Philippine territory in the South China Sea. China has been building its own way before this.