Ayasofya Vittoria Aguirre bags gold in the artistic, technical and footwork elements
Under Senate Bill 1492, any person found guilty will be punished with a fine ranging from P100,000 to P5 million and one to 5 years imprisonment, while public officials will be subjected to stiffer penalties
(UPDATED) 'I was not the one who wrote it. I was not the one who signed it,' says Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II about the DOJ's latest resolution on charges in the killing of Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr
The 12 suspected members of the local terror group had been arrested in a Pagadian City hospital
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(UPDATED) The Supreme Court issues the statement after Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says his request to move Maute cases to Taguig City will likely be approved
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II also files another request with the Supreme Court to transfer the venue of detention and trial from Cagayan de Oro City to Taguig City
Arturo Lascañas is facing murder and frustrated murder charges over his confession of operating to kill radio man Jun Pala
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV says the DOJ order is 'proof' that retired Davao cop Arturo Lascañas told the 'truth' about President Rodrigo Duterte in connection with the Davao Death Squad
Aguirre's assessment of Camp Evangelista in Cagayan de Oro is that it lacks the resources needed to secure detained members of the Maute terror group
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As we celebrate Independence Day, we ask to be free – free from the justice secretary’s spin, lies, and conspiracies
Aguirre says he would have wanted to settle for a quiet life, take care of his 6 grandchildren, tend to his bonsais, and resume scuba diving, but service beckoned
(UPDATED) Even after the discovery of false claims and an old unrelated photo, Aguirre stands by his Department Order 385 to probe into a supposed destabilization plot by opposition leaders
'Just apologize,' Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV tells Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II who has yet to make a public apology to the senator
'Trying to blame others for your blunders unmasks you as a mean-spirited coward,' the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines tells Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II
The Palace says Aguirre still enjoys the 'full trust' of President Rodrigo Duterte
Despite repeated false claims made by the justice chief, Malacañang says Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II continues to enjoy the 'full trust' of President Rodrigo Duterte
Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV says he is considering filing a case against Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II
Aguirre says they will investigate the supposed lack of signages near the room where Resorts World guests and employees died due to suffocation
The photo of the alleged plotters turns out to have been taken in 2015 at the Iloilo Airport, and not weeks before the Maute crisis erupted
'After some time, your own excuses of blaming me for every catastrophe that befalls this administration just won't wash with the public anymore,' Senator Leila de Lima tells Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II
The Supreme Court directs the court administrator to coordinate with the military base in Cagayan de Oro to provide security for court personnel
Secretary Aguirre is inclined to reverse his predecessor's legal opinion in 2014 which took away from the Bureau of Fire Protection the regulation over casinos
The National Bureau of Investigation is ordered to determine whether or not charges should be filed against anyone over the Resorts World Manila attack
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In the event of a clash between Congress and the Supreme Court on martial law, which will prevail?
Aguirre says he is closely watching the drug inmates they turned witnesses against Senator Leila de Lima amid this 'creeping resurgence' of drug trading
Martial law administrator Delfin Lorenzana says military courts will be created 'if there's a need'
Rappler sits down with Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II to talk about, among others, constitutional issues pertaining to martial law and manpower inside the DOJ
The diarrhea cases stem from suspected food poisoning that hits Bilibid over the weekend
Government Corporate Counsel Rudolf Jurado claims HB 5233 will also increase the Solicitor General's budget from the current P600 million to P1.3 billion
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The order of Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, martial law administrator, is valid 'even outside Mindanao'
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says they are treating the 18 as 'surrenderees.' They are not considered arrested but are also not considered cleared yet as the NBI is set to investigate them.
A change of venue or place of trial is done to avoid a miscarriage of justice
The justice secretary believes that if Congress convenes to affirm the President's martial law declaration, the Supreme Court won't have the last say on the issue
Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas says the briefing will be open to the public unless the officials request for a closed-door session
The opposition senators slam the allegation as 'black propaganda,' saying President Rodrigo Duterte is only seeking revenge against his critics
(UPDATED) Solicitor General Jose Calida says they are confident they will be able to prove to the SC that martial law in Mindanao has sufficient basis
The Napoles surrender in Malacañang in 2013 is cited by Justice Secretary Aguirre as a factor in the reinvestigation of the pork barrel scam
Aguirre earlier alluded to Abad as the 'most guilty instigator' of the PDAF scam
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'Di ba may nagsabi diyan na may tutor o may mentor?' Aguirre asks, alluding to former budget secretary Florencio 'Butch' Abad
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II is busy with many things about the Napoles pork barrel scam case, but what exactly are his powers as DOJ chief?