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Veloso recruiter probed

PRESIDENT Benigno S. Aquino III has ordered Justice Secretary Leila de Lima to expedite the probe of Mary Jane Veloso’s recruiter. Aquino told Palace reporters yesterday that he wanted De Lima to speed up the whole process of prosecution with the end in view of “ferreting out all of the…

You’re barking up wrong tree, De Lima tells Clooney

JUSTICE Secretary Leila de Lima yesterday reminded human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin-Clooney that the case of former president and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is a matter best left to the country’s judicial system. De Lima said Alamuddin-Clooney, who has filed a petition before the United Nations High Commissioner for…

Parak timbog sa pot session

SHE’S feisty. She’s strong. She’s brave. She minces no words. She speaks what she thinks and feels in her heart. And when she talks, everybody listens because she speaks intelligently. Ilan lamang ’yan sa mga katangian ng isang Cabinet secretary na napapabalitang maaaring sumabak para sa senador sa darating na…
  • Published in Opinion

3rd batch of pork cases shelved

THE Department of Justice (DoJ) will no longer pursue cases against the third set of former and incumbent government officials implicated in the multibillion-peso Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) scam. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Justice Secretary Leila de Lima admitted that the third batch of PDAF cases, which was…

Mafia sa online gambling namamayagpag sa Clark, Subic

NAPAKALAKING halaga ng buwis na dapat nakokolekta ng pamahalaan ang nauuwi lamang sa sindikato at protektor ng online gambling na hindi lisensiyado ng Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR). Ang multi-milyong dolyar na industriyang ito ay dapat regulated ng PAGCOR at ang e-games ay maaaring laruin lamang ng mga manunugal…
  • Published in Opinion

US involvement in Oplan Exodus ‘legal’ – De Lima

JUSTICE Secretary Leila de Lima yesterday clarified that the limited involvement of the United States in Oplan Exodus was covered by existing bilateral agreements between the Philippines and the US. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Likewise, de Lima said, the participation of the US troops in a plan to arrest…

Probe BI ‘racket,’ De Lima urged

Undesirable aliens allowed entry for a fee? JUSTICE Secretary Leila de Lima has been urged to order an investigation into allegations linking Bureau of Immigration officials to the rampant “entry for a fee, fly for a fee” racket in the bureau. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The alleged scheme allows…

Usman death has no bearing on case vs police commandos’ killers – De Lima

JUSTICE Secretary Leila de Lima yesterday said the death of wanted bomb maker Basit Usman would not affect the justice department’s ongoing investigation of and the charges against those who killed members of the Philippine National Police-Special Action Force commandos in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last January 25. De Lima made the…

NBI probes CNN man's murder

JUSTICE Secretary Leila de Lima has ordered the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to probe the killing of CNN Philippines cameraman Jonathan Oldan in Imus City, Cavite the other day. De Lima dispatched a team from the Death Investigation Division of the NBI to the site a few hours after…
  • Published in Nation

NBI going after African drug ring

THE government yesterday vowed to hunt down a West African syndicate possibly behind the misfortune that befell Mary Jane Veloso, the overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who was convicted of drug trafficking and was meted out capital punishment but granted a reprieve by the Indonesian government. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima…
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