Doy Leachon - updates

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House panel OKs bill to lower age of criminal liability to 9 years old

Jan 21, 2019 - 11:05 AM

(4th UPDATE) Justice panel chairperson Salvador Leachon justifies the bill, saying it aims to protect children from being used by syndicates

CHAIRPERSON. Oriental Mindoro Representative Salvador Leachon leads the House justice committee in approving the bill seeking to lower the age by which children can be charged criminally. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Impeachment complaints vs SC justices 'sufficient in form'

Sep 04, 2018 - 1:00 PM

The House committee on justice removes Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin among the complainants as he failed to sign the impeachment complaints

SUFFICIENT IN FORM. The House committee on justice holds the first impeachment hearing against SC Chief Justice Teresita de Castro and 6 associate justices on September 4, 2018. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

House panel takes up impeachment complaints vs SC justices

Sep 03, 2018 - 9:42 PM

On Tuesday, September 4, the House committee on justice will first determine if the impeachment complaints filed against Chief Justice Teresita Leonardo de Castro and 6 other Supreme Court justices are sufficient in form

IMPEACHMENT. The impeachment hearings against Supreme Court Chief Justice Teresita Leonardo de Castro and 6 associate justices begin on September 4, 2018.

Impeachment complaint vs SC justices referred to House panel

Aug 28, 2018 - 8:00 PM

If at least one-third of the House affirms the impeachment complaints, they will be forwarded to the Senate for an impeachment trial

De Castro impeachment ‘moot and academic’ when she retires

Aug 28, 2018 - 4:55 PM

But House committee on justice chairperson Salvador Leachon says this will not bar the complainants from filing criminal charges against the Chief Justice after

IMPEACHMENT TALKS. House committee on justice chairperson Doy Leachon is set to preside over the impeachment proceedings against 7 Supreme Court justices.

Lawmakers seek House probe into lawyers' arrest in Makati bar raid

Aug 22, 2018 - 1:05 PM

Two lawmakers say the 'irregular' arrest has 'serious implication on the observance of basic constitutional rights'

BUILDUP. Videos show the lawyers and the searching party of the Makati bar engaging in a spat before the arrest. Screenshot from sourced video.

TIMELINE: Dengue immunization program for public school students

Nov 30, 2017 - 9:45 PM

(UPDATED) Here are the key moments in the controversial implementation of the dengue immunization program by the Department of Health

NOT SAFE. A boy reacts while receiving the Dengvaxia dengue vaccine at an elementary school in Marikina City on April 4, 2016. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Makabayan lawmakers slam lack of data on extrajudicial killings

Sep 06, 2017 - 6:22 PM

DOJ’s extrajudicial killing committee records zero incidence in 2016

BUDGET HEARING. DOJ Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II attends the Senate Budget hearing on August 31, 2017 as data on drug war-related killings are consistently raised in both chambers of Congress. Photo by Lito Boras/

Imee Marcos grilled over ‘gross negligence’ in tobacco fund use

Jul 25, 2017 - 1:37 PM

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos maintains the transactions were aboveboard and benefitted local tobacco farmers

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos attends the House probe in the misused tobacco fund along with Imelda Marcos and former senator Juan Ponce Enrile at Congress on July 25, 2017. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

Ilocos Norte execs want CA to declare House detention a form of 'torture'

Jun 26, 2017 - 4:45 PM

The provincial officials lawyer Estelito Mendoza urges the Court of Appeals to grant their petition for a writ of habeas corpus

DETAINED OFFICIALS. From left to right: Evangeline Tabulog, Josephine Calajate, Encarnacion Gaor, Genedine Jambaro, Eden Battulayan, and Pedro Agcaoili during a House hearing on June 20, when they still refused to properly testify before lawmakers. File photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

House panel issues show cause order to 3 CA justices over detention case

Jun 20, 2017 - 7:46 PM

The committee on good government asks appellate court justices to explain their order for the provisional release of the Ilocos Norte officials detained by the House

LEGISLATIVE VS JUDICIARY? The panel chaired by Representative Johnny Pimentel agrees to issue a show cause order against 3 CA justices. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

Health chief flip-flops on support for stem cell treatment

Aug 18, 2013 - 8:00 AM

DOH Secretary Enrique Ona in a speech encourages stem cell procedures that don t have therapeutic guarantees but says his stand on the matter is not final

Solon calls for probe into stem cell therapy

Aug 15, 2013 - 9:27 PM

Rep Doy Leachon files a resolution calling for a probe in aid of legislation on the conduct of stem cell therapy in the Philippines

Leachon asks Ona to resign over stem cell issue

Aug 15, 2013 - 7:11 PM

Rep Leachon says the DOH must not allow unregistered drugs in the market without proper clinical trials because lives are at stake

Leachon, Doy

Jan 01, 2012 - 8:00 AM