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News Briefs: March 24, 2017

Mar 24, 2017 - 9:20 AM

Stories from across the Philippines on Friday March 24

Like in House, Senate bill bans suspension of officials over charges in past positions

Oct 22, 2016 - 7:45 AM

A similar bill was filed by House leaders a few weeks ago after the Sandiganbayan ordered the preventive suspension of several congressmen

SAME BILL IN CONGRESS. Like in the House, a bill banning preventive suspension of officials over charges in previous posts was filed in the Senate.

Muntinlupa's Biazon, DBM officials suspended over PDAF scam

Oct 21, 2016 - 8:30 PM

Muntinlupa City Representative Rozzano Rufino Biazon has expressed his intention to voluntarily serve his 90-day preventive suspension

Biazon file photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Bill seeks to exempt officials from suspension over charges in past positions

Sep 26, 2016 - 1:10 PM

House leaders file the bill after the Sandiganbayan ordered the suspensions of congressmen Amado Espino Jr and Luis Raymund Villafuerte

PROTECTION? If HB 3605 is passed into law, it could protect incumbent officials from suspension orders served against them. File photo by Rappler

Espino on suspension: Only 'preventive', not final

Sep 10, 2016 - 10:05 AM

Pangasinan congressman Amado Espino Jr says he will go through the judicial process even if the charges he says are pure fabrications and politically motivated

POLITICS? Pangasinan congressman Amado Espino Jr says the charges against him are 'pure fabrications and politically motivated.' File photo from Espino's Facebook page

Mayor Binay asks CA to resolve bid for TRO vs suspension

Jul 28, 2015 - 5:33 PM

The Ombudsman and the Department of the Interior and Local Government miss the deadline to give their comments on the Makati mayor s plea for a TRO

STOP THE SUSPENSION. In a manifestation on July 23, Binay asks the Court of Appeals to decide on his plea for a TRO over his second preventive suspension. File photo by Rappler

Cebu City mayor fails to delay admin case

Jul 20, 2015 - 11:00 PM

The hearing will continue at 2pm on July 21

WARY OF SUSPENSION. File photo of the proclamation of Cebu City Mayor Mike Rama after the 2013 elections

PNP: Charges to be filed vs Binay, security over June 29 scuffle

Jul 01, 2015 - 5:08 PM

Both camps claim they exercised ‘maximum tolerance’ the night of June 29

BINAY VS PNP. The PNP says Vice President Jejomar instigated an confrontation between the police and his security forces. File photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

3 justices won't inhibit from Junjun Binay case

Jun 16, 2015 - 7:55 PM

The Supreme Court says Chief Justice Ma Lourdes Sereno Senior Associate Antonio Justice Carpio and Justice Martin Villarama Jr will continue hearing the case on the Makati mayor s suspension

SC partly to blame for confusion on Binay's suspension

Mar 22, 2015 - 7:00 PM

The Supreme Court has issued conflicting rulings on whether or not the Court of Appeals can stop an Ombudsman order

De Lima echoes Ombudsman, DILG: Binay TRO 'came too late'

Mar 17, 2015 - 7:36 PM

The Department of Justice shares the same opinion as the Department of the Interior and Local Government and the Ombudsman on the issue

LEGAL BATTLE. Is the temporary restraining order issued by the Court of Appeals against the preventive suspension of Makati City Mayor Junjun Binay legal or not?

Amid Makati city hall drama, residents seek change

Mar 14, 2015 - 9:56 PM

Supporters of Makati Mayor Junjun Binay are prepared to keep authorities from implementing a suspension order against him but there are other Makati residents who would rather just see him go

Junjun Binay: Ombudsman abused discretion in suspending me

Mar 12, 2015 - 6:01 PM

The Vice President s son asks the Court of Appeals to stop the Ombudsman from placing him under preventive suspension over an allegedly padded building contract

‘NO CONSPIRACY.’ Makati Mayor Junjun Binay tells the Court of Appeals that his signature on the allegedly anomalous contract doesn’t necessarily mean he knew of or participated in irregularities. File photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Makati Mayor Binay: 'I'm not leaving'

Mar 12, 2015 - 12:43 PM

UPDATED Vice President Jejomar Binay spends the night with his son at the Makati City Hall and urges Mayor Junjun Binay to remain strong in fighting his suspension order

STANDING FIRM. Makati Mayor Junjun Binay says he will exhaust all legal remedies to question the Ombudsman's suspension order against him. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

'Guilt strong' vs Junjun Binay – Ombudsman

Mar 11, 2015 - 5:50 PM

The Ombudsman observes that the twin requisites for the preventive suspension have sufficiently been met

PREVENTIVE SUSPENSION. Makati Mayor Junjun Binay is ordered suspended by the Ombudsman. File photo

Purisima 'acknowledges' suspension order – PNP

Dec 10, 2014 - 3:34 PM

The Philippine National Police says PNP chief Alan Purisima has no plans of defying the suspension order but is seeking legal remedies through his own lawyers

SUSPENDED. The Ombudsman orders the preventive suspension of PNP Chief General Alan Purisima and 11 other police officers. Rappler file photo

Drilon on Enrile suspension: Senate to abide by court ruling

Jul 23, 2014 - 5:04 PM

The Senate president says the Supreme Court already decided on the issue that the 90 day preventive suspension can be imposed only by the court