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Aguirre says arrest order vs Lam legal

MANILA, Philippines (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte's order to have Macau-based gaming tycoon Jack Lam.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarDec 4th, 2016

Aguirre says arrest order vs Lam legal

MANILA, Philippines (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte's order to have Macau-based gaming tycoon Jack Lam.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 4th, 2016

Trillanes seeks SC ruling on Duterte amnesty revocation

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV will question before the Supreme Court the ruling of Makati Regional Trial Court Branch 148 that affirmed the constitutionality of Proclamation No. 572, which voided the amnesty given to him by former President Benigno Aquino III. In his motion dated Dec. 9, released to the media Tuesday, Trillanes' legal counsel Reynaldo Robles urges the Makati RTC to allow them to take their case straight to the Supreme Court. The decision that they want to appeal was the Oct. 22 order where the court affirmed the legality of President Rodrigo Duterte's proclamation. However, in the same ruling, the court refused to order the arrest of Trillanes and reopen the cou...Keep on reading: Trillanes seeks SC ruling on Duterte amnesty revocation.....»»

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Legal remedies, old age favor Imelda – lawmakers

SENATORS on Wednesday said Rep. Imelda Marcos (Ilocos Norte) is allowed to avail herself of legal remedies to delay the issuance of an arrest order against her. Senators Aquilino Pimentel…READ The post Legal remedies, old age favor Imelda – lawmakers appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsNov 15th, 2018

Arrested peace consultant for communist rebels asks court to lift order

THE lawyers of a peace consultant representing the communist rebels has asked a Manila court to lift the warrant of arrest it issued against him because it had “no legal...READ MORE The post Arrested peace consultant for communist rebels asks court to lift order appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Why legal experts are hailing Judge Andres Soriano’s decision on Trillanes’ case

A number of legal experts are praising Makati Regional Trial Court Branch 148 Judge Andres Soriano’s decision to deny the issuance of a hold departure order and warrant of arrest for Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV. The 33-page resolution released on Monday evening found that the prosecution had failed to establish that Trillanes did not submit […] The post Why legal experts are hailing Judge Andres Soriano’s decision on Trillanes’ case appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2018

Makati RTC judge denies gov’t petition for arrest of Trillanes – DOJ

A Makati Regional Trial Court denied the government's petition for the arrest of Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV for the coup d'etat case filed against him. The court also denied the petition for the issuance of a hold departure order against the senator. Acting Prosecutor General Richard Fadullon relayed the information in an interview with DZMM Teleradyo. Reynaldo Robles, chief legal counsel of the senator, also read an excerpt from the court decision in an interview with reporters at the Senate. Robles noted that decision ruled that Trillanes had, in fact, filed an application for amnesty and that he did admit his guilt. But Judge Andres Soriano of Branch 148 affirmed the va...Keep on reading: Makati RTC judge denies gov’t petition for arrest of Trillanes – DOJ.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Imee Marcos ‘getting tired’ of commotion over Trillanes arrest

Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos is getting a "little tired" of the commotion surrounding the arrest order against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. "It's legal, it's legal. I'm a little tired of it," Marcos said in an interview with CNN Philippineson Thursdaywhen asked if she thinks the arrest order was right or wrong. "I think we should focus on really important issues like inflation," she said. Earlier in the week, the Makati Regional Trial Court Branch 150 ordered the arrest of the senator in connection with the 2007 Manila Peninsula siege. This happened weeks after President Rodrigo Duterte earlier revoked the amnesty granted to Trillanes by the previous administration. /ee ...Keep on reading: Imee Marcos ‘getting tired’ of commotion over Trillanes arrest.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018

Trillanes’ arrest: More legal questions raised over Makati court’s order

The Makati Regional Trial Court’s order of the arrest of Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV has been criticized by a number of legal experts and political critics alike. In his resolution for warrant, Judge Elmo Alameda of the Makati RTC Branch 150 wrote that President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 572 nullifying the amnesty granted to the former […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsSep 26th, 2018

Roque: Let legal process take its course

MALACANANG on Tuesday reiterated that President Rodrigo Duterte will respect the decision of the judiciary as the Makati Regional Trial Court branch 150 on Tuesday ordered the arrest of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. The arrest order came weeks after President Duterte voided the amnesty that revived charges against him for failed uprisings in 2003 and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 25th, 2018

Misleading: Duterte ‘did not sign order’ to arrest critics

Claim: In a broadcast one-on-one with Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo, President Rodrigo Duterte said that he did not sign any order to arrest a member of the government. Answering a question on why he seems to be focusing on silencing his critics, the President said, “I ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

Coup case reopening has no legal basis, Trillanes tells Makati court

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Monday told the Makati City Regional Trial Court Branch 148 that the motion seeking his arrest and the issuance of a hold departure order against him has no legal or factual basis and should be dismissed. In a 15-page comment, the senator, through his counsel lawyer Reynaldo Robles, said jurisprudence dictates that the recipient of amnesty is not only innocent but it will have an effect if no offense is committed. "The rights to the benefits of amnesty, once established by evidence presented, either by the complainant or prosecution or by the defense cannot be waived because it is of public interest that a person who is regarded by the Amnesty Procla...Keep on reading: Coup case reopening has no legal basis, Trillanes tells Makati court.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 10th, 2018

What is the legacy of Trillanes to earn him an amnesty?

THE people from different political fences squabble over the fate of Senator Antonio Trillanes, whose amnesty for his previous coup attempts is revoked by President Rodrigo Duterte. The Integrated Bar of the Philippines president said that, “it would be a serious legal anomaly for the same court to order the arrest of a person the […] The post What is the legacy of Trillanes to earn him an amnesty? appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018

Sycip’s son, 4 business associates ordered arrested

The son of the late Washington SyCip, founder of SGV & Co., and four of his associates have been ordered arrested anew by a Pasig City judge in connection with the legal tussle in the ownership of P564 million worth of shares in a tuna canning company. In an order, Presiding Judge Christian Emmanuel Pimentel of the Pasig Metropolitan Trial Court Branch 69 said George SyCip should stand trial for violation of Sections 74 and 75 of the Marcos-era edict Batas Pambansa Bilang No. 68, or the Corporation Code of the Philippines. Also facing arrest were Raymond See, Jonathan Dee, Marie Grace Vera-Cruz and Antonio Pacis --- SyCip's fellow executives at Alliance Select Foods Internation...Keep on reading: Sycip’s son, 4 business associates ordered arrested.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

Malacañang: Legal basis needed for arrest of tambays

MANILA, Philippines – Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque maintained that legal basis is necessary for the arrest of any person for loitering. His remark comes after President Rodrigo Duterte repeated an order for the Philippine National Police (PNP) to arrest "tambays" or loiterers. "Oo, dapat mayroon naman kahit ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

Aguirre orders PAO to assist families of Dengvaxia vaccine recipients

MANILA, Philippines – Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II ordered the Public Attorney's Office (PAO) to assist the families of children and other individuals who got the Dengvaxia vaccine in possible criminal and administrative cases that they may file. Aguirre signed a department order instructing PAO chief Persida Acosta to extend free legal assistance ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 19th, 2017

Lagman: No legal basis for arrest order vs chief justice

MANILA, Philippines — Ordering Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno arrested for not appearing at House hearings would be an empty and useless th.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 27th, 2017

Lagman: No legal basis for arrest order vs chief justice

MANILA, Philippines — Ordering Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno arrested for not appearing at House hearings would be an empty and useless th Source link link: Lagman: No legal basis for arrest order vs chief justice.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 27th, 2017

With canceled talks with Reds, Duterte to look into ‘fronts’

By Rosemarie A. Zamora FOLLOWING THE announcement by the government of the cancellation of talks with communist rebels, President Rodrigo R. Duterte will order the arrest of members of the communist rebellion, including their “legal fronts,” his spokesman said on Thursday, Nov. 23. Mr. Duterte, being a former prosecutor, has legal basis to order the […] The post With canceled talks with Reds, Duterte to look into ‘fronts’ appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2017

Duterte to order arrest of members of communist legal fronts

NUEVA ECIJA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte said he would order the arrest, not only of armed communist rebels , but of also of all members of "legal fronts" helping the Left. Duterte, on Wednesday, November 22, said he will treat the members of even these non-armed groups as terrorists and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2017

Duterte to order arrest of ‘all legal fronts’ aiding Reds

    FORT MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija – President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said he would order the arrest not only of the communist rebels but also “all legal fronts” aiding the Left.   “We will treat you as criminals, we will arrest you, including legal fronts. [The] legal fronts helping to topple government and sow… link: Duterte to order arrest of ‘all legal fronts’ aiding Reds.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2017