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CA denies government bid to make Piatco pay P300 million

Nov 11, 2018 - 3:43 PM

The Court of Appeals rules that arguments by the Office of the Solicitor General 'are a mere rehash of the arguments' already evaluated and resolved

APPELLATE COURT. The Court of Appeals (CA) denies the government's bid for the CA to make the Philippine International Air Terminals Company Incorporated (Piatco) pay $6 million. File photo from CA website

CA flip-flops, says fees paid to Sereno et al in Piatco case illegal

Jun 08, 2018 - 6:57 PM

The Court of Appeals sides with Piatco this time and says it should not be obliged to pay the government and its lawyers $6 million in arbitration costs, $275,973 of which is for Sereno

PIATCO FEES. The Court of Appeals says Piatco should not be obliged to pay $6 million to the government and its lawyers, including former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.

Group revives plunder complaint vs Alvarez over Piatco case

Dec 11, 2017 - 3:00 PM

(UPDATED) The Speaker's wife was an incorporator of Wintrack Builders, which got the NAIA-3 contract while he was also an official of the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) and chaired the bids committee

Sereno impeachment: Summary of the Chief Justice's earnings, expenses

Nov 26, 2017 - 7:05 PM

A lawmaker wants Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno to present proof of her purchases, such as receipts

SALN ISSUE. Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno's spokesperson says that the chief magistrate has no non-disclosures to speak of as the House of Representatives hears her impeachment case.

Sereno: I'm not the one who's corrupt

Nov 21, 2017 - 11:25 AM

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno takes her case directly to the people through media interviews to debunk allegations in her impeachment complaint

After House proceeds with impeachment, Gadon dares Sereno to sign bank waiver

Oct 05, 2017 - 4:45 PM

Gadon says the general provision in SALN forms is not a sufficient waiver to look into Sereno's bank accounts

BANK WAIVER. Complainant Larry Gadon accuses Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno of non-disclosure of assets in her SALN.

Lawyer prepares impeachment case vs Sereno

Jul 29, 2017 - 7:03 PM

Lawyer Larry Gadon says the case revolves around Chief Justice Sereno s supposed undeclared earnings and a P5 1 million vehicle purchase

IMPEACHMENT THREAT. Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno faces an impeachment threat right after some of her actions were questioned by Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo De Castro in a memorandum sent to SC Justices.

Court orders Piatco to pay PH gov't P300M for arbitration costs

Feb 03, 2017 - 12:52 PM

This is the latest development in the legal battle between an airport consortium and the Philippine government over the ownership of NAIA 3

DECADE-OLD BATTLE. The NAIA 3 contract was awarded to Piatco in 1997 during the Ramos administration; but it was declared irregular by the Arroyo government in 2002, due to allegations that the consortium violated the Anti-Dummy Law. Photo by Carabaopower on Wikimedia Commons

How did SC justices decide key cases in 2014-2016?

Jan 16, 2016 - 3:29 PM

We look back at landmark decisions by this batch of SC justices – between the latest appointment of Jardeleza in August 2014 and Villarama’s early retirement in January 2016

Pope on annulment, Piatco ruling, Roxas-NPC meeting | 6PM wRap

Sep 09, 2015 - 7:22 PM

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Gov't must pay Piatco over $500M, SC rules

Sep 09, 2015 - 5:39 PM

The High Court orders government to pay a total of 510 3 million to a builders consortium

Façade of Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3, the busiest airport in the country.

CA to gov't: Pay Piatco in full before claiming NAIA 3

Feb 15, 2015 - 4:09 PM

The CA says the Pasay RTC was wrong in allowing the government s takeover of NAIA 3 upon the mere deposit of just compensation in an escrow account

OWNERSHIP ISSUES. The Court of Appeals said ownership over NAIA 3 remains with Piatco, unless the government releases just compensation of P16 billion.

SC asked: Void GMR-Megawide consortium's Mactan airport contract

Apr 05, 2014 - 11:00 PM

Citing conflict of interest Senator Serge Osmeña petitions the Supreme Court to nullify GMR Megawide consortium s contract

Govt must pay Piatco over $371-M, CA rules

Aug 08, 2013 - 10:45 AM

The appellate court modifies a Pasay court decision that earlier ordered the govt to pay a much lower amount

This file photo by Lala Rimando shows manual handling at NAIA-3's baggage handling area

Despite NAIA-3 saga, Fraport eyes PH deals

Feb 08, 2013 - 6:38 AM

The German firm scorned by its disaster investment in a Manila airport project over a decade ago wants a fresh start but on one condition: just compensation for its NAIA 3 expenses

PAST SINS. Fraport presses on payment for this airport facility, which the German firm and Filipino partner built but the Philippine government took over more than a decade ago. This file photo by Lala Rimando shows manual handling at NAIA-3's baggage handling area

Germany, PH want to move on from NAIA 3 row

Feb 07, 2013 - 5:47 PM

Germany’s Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle and his 12 man business delegation arrive in Manila for talks with the Philippine government on a number of issues including the long standing dispute over the Manila airport

MOTHBALLED. A journalist strolls the departure grounds of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3, which was mothballed for 6 years until 2008 due to structural and legal issues. AFP Photo

SC to Piatco: pay Japanese contractors $172-M

Jul 13, 2012 - 12:36 PM

The high court says it does not see a reason to reverse a Court of Appeals decision ordering Piatco to pay the amount

The consistency and ironies of Justice Sereno

Mar 03, 2012 - 1:23 PM

She played contrasting roles in two different impeachment cases