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Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra says Immigration Officer Allison Chiong, the whistleblower in the POGO bribery mess, is now under provisional coverage of the program
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra says they hope to respond to the National Telecommunications Commission by next week
Former mayor Socrates Fernandez is found guilty of obstruction of justice for interfering in a traffic altercation probe in 2010 involving his son
President Donald Trump has been accused by opponents in Congress of trying to strip away the Justice Department's independence to benefit himself and his allies
The flip-flopping Peter Joemel Advincula, alias Bikoy, is the sole witness for now, but he is also charged with conspiracy to commit sedition
How exactly did the prosecutors arrive at that conclusion? And why is Trillanes cleared of sedition but charged with conspiracy to commit sedition?
Whether the President's advisers agree with him on the termination of the military deal is now 'water under the bridge,' says the justice secretary
(4th UPDATE) Ex-senator Antonio Trillanes IV faces charges over the 'Bikoy' narcolist videos. Vice President Leni Robredo, as well as senators Leila de Lima and Risa Hontiveros, are among those cleared.
Discussions with water concessionaires will start in March, says Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra
Will it open subjects of investigation to warrantless arrest? It happened for a cybercrime case once before.
Will students from indigenous communities be able to return to their schools now that martial law in Mindanao has been lifted?
More than 300 workers sign a Medium blog post by Amazon Employees for Climate Justice, which is pushing the company to go further in its climate change mitigation plan
Is the termination on hold? Guevarra says President Duterte threatened but did not order to terminate the VFA
The justice department is ready with its memorandum on the legal procedures to terminate the 20-year-old VFA
There are now more avenues for technology to be used justifiably in 'evil' ways because technological innovation appears to have charged forward towards the growth of social injustice
(UPDATED) Presiding judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf says Myanmar must 'take all measures within its power to prevent the commission of all acts' described by the 1948 Genocide Convention
'Let the law take its course,' says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo
The Philippine National Police says while it respects the findings of the Department of Justice on the 2013 Pampanga drug recycling case, ex-police chief Oscar Albayalde 'remains innocent until proven guilty beyond reasonable doubt'
12 former Pampanga cops, who composed the raid team, are indicted for drug offenses, bribery and graft
The ruling comes a month after Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi traveled to The Hague to defend the bloody 2017 crackdown by her nation's army against the Rohingya
Rappler traces the origin of F/B Pengyou from Batangas to Occidental Mindoro. The tattered boat is the latest in the government's bungled assistance efforts for the fishermen of Gem-Ver.
Justice Secretary Guevarra approves the grace period on one condition: 'Make sure they are properly fed, they are properly accommodated, and they are safe'
'Wala pa kaming definitive action as to whether ibabalik ba namin 'yung mga inalis nya or hayaan lang namin,' says Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra
'By their own acts, naipit sila sa loob,' says Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra
Justice Secretary Menardo Gueverra says the NBI will submit a formal report on the autopsy results on Jeanelyn Villavende's body on January 13
The amendment also prohibits conversion of the VUA to other types, such as work visas
But agencies are yet to digitize their data that will be uploaded to the newly-launched National Justice Information System (NJIS)
'We ask for everyone's prayers that his soul rests in peace together with Nick and Ruel, who stood by him until the end, and that justice be accorded to all of them,' says the family of former Batangas 2nd District representative Edgar Mendoza
The Department of Justice boosts witness protection for whistleblowers against businesses that violate the Philippine Competition Act
'There would be quite a number of cases that would be coming out,' says Senior Deputy State Prosecutor Richard Fadullon, but does not specify if the sedition complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo and other opposition figures is among them
The probe concludes the gesture was motivated by 'ignorance' and an 'appalling lack of judgement' but still 'damaged the reputation' of the West Virginia prison
Part 1: Rappler returns to San Jose 5 months later, in November, as the crewmen finish their repairs and prepare to sail back to Recto Bank. While Gem-Ver has been patched up, its men have drifted apart.
In the spirit of fun, we compile some of the numbers that graced our social media feeds during the holidays
The two countries' relations continues to turn sour after Mexico granted asylum to Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales
Farmers and agricultural workers remain the most targeted, representing 63% of deaths
Over 300 distressed overseas Filipino workers receive Christmas packages and financial assistance during the holiday season
Police raids into child trafficking hubs discovered jewellery and large amounts of cash, as well as documents giving members of the network power of attorney over children, enabling them to be taken to Britain
(UPDATED) 'That is easy to say for someone not in prison, and who is responsible for the continuation of injustice that is my incarceration based on fabricated charges,' says De Lima
The sad truth is this: the trial of the decade does not reform, overhaul, or even change the injustice that's still prevalent in our society today
Experts say Dito Telecommunity can allow China to mine data of Filipinos, and the Philippine military would be helping it by letting the telco build cell sites in its camps and bases
While it welcomes the conviction of suspects in the Ampatuan massacre, the Integrated Bar of the Philippines laments the delay and pushes for reforms in the judicial process
The China-backed telco’s equipment can indeed be used to spy on the military, says the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ own risk analysis of the ‘co-location’ deal
Paano makakatulong ang proyektong Governance in Justice sa mabagal na galaw ng hudikatura?
'We knew from the beginning where our strength lies and where certain gaps in our evidence exist,' says Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra
Conclusion: The GCTA crisis is a symptom of an institutional problem inside the Bureau of Corrections. Will a Duterte-style approach work?
Part 3: Gerald Bantag literally bulldozed his way to get rid of shanties inside Bilibid on his first week. Will it work in fixing congestion and criminality? We take an inside look.
Part 2: Even if many are not heinous crime convicts, former inmates turn themselves in to the Correctional Institution for Women out of fear of the President. Administrative lapses make them worry they won’t be home for Christmas.
Part 1: Massive errors in record-keeping and ill-prepared facilities keep thousands in jail for months, and kill at least 4 convict returnees. They regret heeding the President's call.
(UPDATED) 'Should liberality be used in favor of the concessionaire to the detriment of the public and the government?' says Justice Undersecretary Markk Perete