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DoJ welcomes promotion of 181 prosecutors

The Department of Justice yesterday welcomed the promotion and appointment of 181 state prosecutors which will allow the National Prosecution Service to perform its job competently and efficiently. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said the prosecutors whose promotions and appointment papers were received by the DoJ last February 27 from…
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De Lima: We can’t demand yet MILF men’s surrender

JUSTICE Secretary Leila de Lima said at yesterday’s hearing on the Mamasapano incident the government has no coercive power at this point to demand the MILF surrender their men involved in the killing of 44 Special Action Forces (SAF) commandos. “We have to find out first exactly what happened, who…

‘Walang delicadeza’

FORMER Justice Secretary Leila de Lima was accused of having “no sense of propriety” or walang delicadeza for seeking the endorsement of the Iglesia Ni Cristo for her senatorial bid after leading the Aquino government’s effort last year to pin down its leaders on various criminal charges. Sources said last…
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Get Fallen 44 killers, Marcos asks De Lima

SENATOR Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has appealed to Justice Secretary Leila de Lima to “find, charge, and jail” the Muslim rebels allegedly involved in the massacre of 44 Special Action Force (SAF) troopers last Jan. 25 in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. He made the call after the draft 129-page report of the Senate…

Saudi-bound OFWs can now choose clinics for medical examination

THE overseas recruitment industry has welcomed the joint circular that abolished the 15-year-old GCC-Approved Accredited Medical Centers Association’s or GAMCA monopoly in medical testing for overseas Filipino workers leaving for work in the Middle East. Through the circular signed by the Departments of Health, Labor and Employment, Justice and Foreign…

What’s being done about SAF 44’s killers? — Romualdez

THE House independent minority bloc on Saturday evening demanded an update from Justice Secretary Leila de Lima and government peace panel chair Miriam Coronel-Ferrer on the possible arrest and filing of criminal charges against the killers of the 44 members of the Special Action Force (SAF) in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last…

Sex video whistleblower Leila's BF too

HIGH-PROFILE inmate Jaybee Sebastian yesterday bared that a former security aide of Sen. Leila de Lima who confirmed her alleged sex videos with her former driver-bodyguard Ronnie Dayan was also romantically involved with the former Justice secretary. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); During the continuation of the House committee on…

CA tells Mar, De Lima to answer Binay contempt raps

The Court of Appeals yesterday ordered Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas and Justice Secretary Leila de Lima to answer the petition for contempt lodged against them by suspended Makati City Major Jejomar Erwin “Jun Jun” Binay Jr. in connection with the latter’s suspension. The CA also asked Ombudsman…
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De Lima urged to assign permanent prosecutors in Aurora

BALER, Aurora –Retired provincial prosecutor Jesse Pimentel yesterday urged Justice Secretary Leila de Lima to assign permanent prosecutors in the province. Pimentel, who retired last Jan. 2013, said only associate prosecutor attorney II and OIC provincial prosecutor Phanie Rose Saez handle all the cases in Aurora. Pimentel said Saez cannot…

DOJ chief seeks investigation on SAF man’s merciless killing

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima yesterday sought an investigation to find out the authenticity of a six-minute clip showing the brutal killing of a Special Action Force member in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, which surfaced in social media and went viral yesterday. De Lima immediately ordered the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)…
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