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WATCH: Duterte's defense chief asserts claim to West PH Sea

Apr 22, 2017 - 11:08 PM

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana visits Pag asa island in the West Philippine Sea bringing along with him the Philippines top military officers

WEST PHILIPPINE SEA. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana inspecting the eroded runway on Pag-asa on April 21, 2017. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

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Jan 12, 2017 - 6:40 AM

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FAST FACTS: When should SC justices inhibit from a case?

Nov 08, 2016 - 10:27 AM

SC Associate Justice Bienvenido Reyes recuses himself from the Marcos burial case What rules govern the inhibition of SC magistrates on certain cases?

SUPREME COURT. Rules of court govern under which cases members of the High Tribunal can recuse themselves from a case. Photo by Mark Z. Saludes/

Yasay raises West PH Sea ruling before UN

Sep 27, 2016 - 4:25 PM

The historic ruling on the West Philippine Sea is final and binding on all parties Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr says

UN SPEECH. Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr addresses the general debate of the United Nations General Assembly's 71st session on September 24, 2016. Photo courtesy of UN

Yasay: No bilateral talks yet with China over West PH Sea

Sep 16, 2016 - 10:36 AM

Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr tells a forum in Washington DC that the Philippines and China have different standpoints on the context of such bilateral discussions

ABOUT CHINA AND THE PHILIPPINES. Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay, Jr discusses bilateral talks with China at a forum on September 15, 2016. Screen shot from YouTube.

Showdown at the SC: Velasco vs Morales

Apr 15, 2015 - 10:05 AM

Responding to questions by Associate Justice Presbitero Velasco that the preventive suspension order on Mayor Binay was issued in haste Ombudsman Morales argues the evidence of guilt is strong

THE JUSTICE IS NOW A PETITIONER: Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales

Executed Chinese teenager found innocent 18 years on

Dec 15, 2014 - 1:40 PM

The Chinese teenager named Hugjiltu was found guilty and put to death in Inner Mongolia in 1996 but doubt was cast on the verdict when another man confessed to the crime in 2005

Senate concurrence? Miriam to hold public hearing on EDCA

Nov 27, 2014 - 5:16 PM

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago says the hearing will address whether the EDCA is necessary beneficial and practical as well as questions on its constitutionality

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Tight SC voting seen on Jinggoy's freedom

Nov 11, 2014 - 8:03 AM

With the high stakes involved Court insiders say intense lobbying has commenced

UN dismayed with Singapore anti-gay ruling

Nov 01, 2014 - 3:21 AM

The UN says Singapore s law against sex between men codifies discrimination and contributes to societal stigma against individuals who are gay

Janet Napoles, Dennis Cunanan biggest losers in pork barrel case

Jun 07, 2014 - 9:23 PM

It was a risky gambit they played, but they are now left holding an empty bag, lawyers Baligod and Benipayo say

Court has final say on Tuason as state witness

Feb 07, 2014 - 2:14 PM

Only the Sandiganbayan can declare Ruby Tuason a state witness upon the recommendation of the Ombudsman justices say