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PhilHealth-12 sues 2 establishments for unremitted premiums

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/11 June) – The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) in Region 12 has filed charges against two business establishments for failing to remit the collected health insurance premiums from their workers. Lorelie Bonilla, PhilHealth-12 collection section chief, said in a press conference on Monday they were forced to initiate legal actions against […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2019

Sibakan sa NAIA nakaamba matapos ang naranasang aberya

SINABI ng Palasyo na may mga masisibak sa Ninoy Aquino International Airport sa harap naman ng nangyayaring pagkadelay ng mga flights sa NAIA. Sa isang briefing, idinagdag ni Presidential Spokesperson at Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo na mismong si Pangulong Duterte ang nagpahiwatig ng balasahan sa NAIA matapos magsagawa ng sorpresang inspeksyon sa Terminal […] The post Sibakan sa NAIA nakaamba matapos ang naranasang aberya appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 11th, 2019

Sandigan OKs ex-PNP chief Purisima’s trip to Taiwan

The Sandiganbayan has allowed former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Alan Purisima to leave for Taiwan for five days despite his pending criminal cases......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 8th, 2019

U.S., PHL, and Indonesia Partner to enhance counterterrorism capabilities

GENERAL SANTOS City – Prosecutors, law enforcement officials, and legal experts from the United States, Philippines, and Indonesia came together from May 22 to 23, 2019 for a workshop on effective investigations and prosecutions of terrorism cases.  The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines, through the U.S. Department of Justice (U.S. DOJ) Office of Overseas Prosecutorial […] The post U.S., PHL, and Indonesia Partner to enhance counterterrorism capabilities appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 1st, 2019

PNP records 51 cases of post-poll violence

The Philippine National Police has recorded 51 cases of election-related violent incidents following the May 13 midterm elections. PNP spokesman Police Col. Bernard Banac, quoting figures from their monitoring and action center, said the victims are barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan officials. “The PNP chief Police Gen. Oscar Albayalde strongly condemns these violent attacks against elected […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsMay 30th, 2019

DoE chief vows CSP integrity, completion

All the necessary measures will be taken to uphold the recent decision of the Supreme Court (SC) requiring all power supply deals to undergo competitive bidding, the Department of Energy…READ The post DoE chief vows CSP integrity, completion appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 25th, 2019

Palasyo itinangging naospital si Duterte

  ITINANGGI ng Palasyo na naospital si Pangulong Duterte matapos mapaulat na dinala siya sa Cardinal Santos Medical Center sa San Juan. Sa isang pahayag, iginiit ni Presidential Spokesperson at Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo na nasa Bahay Pangarap si Duterte.  “There is no truth to the rumor circulating that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte […] The post Palasyo itinangging naospital si Duterte appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 19th, 2019

US: South China Sea operations not meant to be provocative

As the US Navy vows to maintain its presence in the South China Sea, its chief clarified that naval operations in the region are not meant to provoke any country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 17th, 2019

Bersamin reminds executive judges to resolve election cases ‘with utmost caution and dispatch

The chief justice reminded them to “resolve all election related cases brought to them ‘with utmost caution and dispatch.’”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 10th, 2019

Mga Chinese resto hindi tumatanggap ng Pinoy customers?

IPINAG-UTOS ng Palasyo ang imbestigasyon sa ulat na may mga Chinese restaurant na nagsasagawa ng operasyon sa Pilipinas ang hindi tumatanggap ng mga kostumer na Pinoy. Sa isang briefing, tiniyak ni Presidential Spokesperson at Chief Presidential Chief Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo na hindi ito kukunsintihin ng gobyerno sakaling mapatunayang totoo. “Well we have to investigate […] The post Mga Chinese resto hindi tumatanggap ng Pinoy customers? appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 6th, 2019

FALSE: Conspiracy is not a crime – Panelo

Claim: Presidential Spokesperson and Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo said in a statement that "conspiracy is not a crime." (READ:  'Totally unnecessary' for Duterte to prove 'ouster matrix' – Malacañang ) In the statement sent to the press on Wednesday, May 1, Panelo said it was unnecessary to prove that those who were named in the " Oust Duterte Matrix " ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 1st, 2019

Panawagan ng umento sa sahod ipinasa ng Palasyo sa wage board

IGINIIT ng Palasyo na nasa kamay na ng mga regional wage board ang panawagang umento sa sahod sa harap naman ng isinusulong ng mga labor group na P710 dagdag-sahod. Sa isang briefing, sinabi ni Presidential Spokesperson at Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo na lahat ng mga petisyon para sa dagdag-sahod at dapat dumaan sa […] The post Panawagan ng umento sa sahod ipinasa ng Palasyo sa wage board appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 30th, 2019

On opinion drug war unconstitutional, PNP says academe is not Supreme Court

MANILA, Philippines – The academe is not the Supreme Court. Philippine National Police (PNP) chief General Oscar Albayalde had this to say when asked to comment on the conclusion of legal academics and researchers that circulars that operationalize the government's so-called anti-drug campaign violate constitutionally guaranteed rights . "They are not the proper body or authority to say that it is ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 29th, 2019

The most controversial cases that stunned the nation in 2017

With the drug war questioned before the high court, a senator jailed for drug charges, and a former president accused of graft and usurpation, 2017 would not be complete without its hottest legal issues, trials and debates. Read More........»»

Category: newsSource:  filipinoexpressRelated NewsApr 28th, 2019

President Trump binati ni Pangulong Duterte

CONGRATULATIONS Mr. Trump! Ito ang mensahe ni Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo matapos ang inagurasyon kay President-elect Donald Trump. “That’s unexpected but overwhelming victory for you. We hope that your administration will be a success because your success or his success is the success of American people,” ayon kay Sec. Panelo. Naniniwala naman ang [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJan 20th, 2017

New Westmincom chief vows to crush Abu Sayyaf, Maute - Inquirer.net

New Westmincom chief vows to crush Abu Sayyaf, Maute - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2017

Match-fixing back in spotlight on eve of first Grand Slam

JUSTIN BERGMAN, Associated Press   For Rafael Nadal and the other stars of tennis, there's a familiar ring to the questions being raised as the first ball is about to be struck at the Australian Open. Recent match-fixing sanctions and a new case are bringing fresh scrutiny to the integrity of the sport a year after corruption allegations cast a pall over the first Grand Slam of the year. '(It's) obviously negative, always in the first month of the season starts to happen,' Nadal said at the season-opening Brisbane International. 'You get tired about this kind of stuff, but the most important thing is fight against these kinds of things.' The headlines started appearing early in the new year. On Jan. 5, police in Australia charged an 18-year-old player with a match-fixing offense at a lower-tier tournament last October in Traralgon, near Melbourne. Days later, another Australian player, Nick Lindahl, now retired but once ranked in the top 200, was handed a seven-year ban and $35,000 fine from the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) for offering to throw a match at a minor tournament in the city of Toowoomba in 2013. Lindahl had already been fined after a criminal trial. Two other Australian players received lesser punishments in connection with the incident. While Traralgon and Toowoomba are far removed from the glittering lights of Melbourne Park, the timing of the developments was troubling nonetheless. Last season began similarly beneath a cloud of suspicion after a report by BBC and Buzzfeed alleged that tennis authorities had suppressed evidence of match-fixing and failed to investigate possible cases of corruption. The reports went over old ground, but the timing and the headlines overshadowed the tournament. 'I haven't heard anything (about match-fixing) since last year's Australian Open,' German player Mischa Zverev told The Associated Press last week in Brisbane. 'I think it was funny timing. ... Like the day before the Oscars, they're going to bring something up to make somebody not win it, or win it.' Since then, tennis leaders have gone into overdrive to restore confidence in the sport. An independent panel was created to review the TIU, the internal body tasked with combating corruption, and authorities promised to implement all of its recommendations when it is completed this spring. The TIU also took separate steps to strengthen its monitoring and investigation efforts, develop new anti-corruption education programs for players, and improve the transparency of its operations. In an email statement to The AP, the agency said nine players and officials were sanctioned last year for match-fixing — the most for a single year since the unit was established in 2008. Several were banned for life, including a young South African player and four officials from Turkey and Uzbekistan. The unit also expanded its outreach efforts with betting operators and regulators, leading to increased reporting of suspicious wagers. In 2016, the TIU received 292 betting alerts — an 18 percent increase over the previous year. The vast majority of those came from the Challenger and Futures circuits on the men's tour, considered the most at-risk for match-fixing given the lower likelihood of detection and the smaller earnings of the players. However, the TIU said three alerts were generated at Grand Slam events, as well. The agency was quick to note, though, that an alert isn't necessarily proof of match-fixing. Of the more than 114,000 matches played last year on the professional tours, only 0.2 percent triggered a suspicious betting alert. 'Tennis was one of the first major sports to recognize the potential threat of betting-related corruption and do something about it,' the TIU said. 'It will be for the independent review panel to take a view on the conduct and effectiveness of the unit and to put forward recommendations to improve the current structure and approach.' Whatever the investigators recommend, the fact remains the TIU faces an uphill battle. Technology has shifted the gambling landscape in such a way, it's increasingly difficult for monitors to keep up. In tennis, wagers aren't just placed on who wins or loses; bets can be placed during matches in real time on everything from total points won in a game to whether a set goes to a tiebreak. 'We're talking individual player activities here,' said Hans Westerbeek, dean of the College of Sport and Exercise Science at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia. 'It's much easier to get into a situation where you approach individual players to do things that can be, if done well, quite well hidden from it being suspicious.' He likens it to the ongoing battle against performance-enhancing drugs. 'You're always struggling to keep up with the innovations that a better-resourced front of gambling operators, legal or illegal, will have available to advance their technology.' Ryan Rodenberg, an associate professor of forensic sports law analytics at Florida State University, says this is one reason a more sophisticated approach is critically needed. He recommends an internal monitoring system that analyzes each match for suspicious activity in real time, rather than relying solely on betting alerts. 'A robust betting data-monitoring operation would have both in-house capabilities and a number of collaborative information sharing agreements with third parties such as sportsbooks, private monitoring firms or academics,' he said. 'Anything less is sub-optimal.' With a limited budget of just $3.23 million for 2017, however, there is only so much the TIU can do. As such, preventative measures such as education have become a priority. More than 25,000 players and officials have completed the TIU's online anti-corruption training program, and a new version will be launched that players will be required to complete every two years. 'Educating players who are up-and-coming and those who support those players is a very good, positive and necessary thing to do,' Westerbeek says. 'Because the root of the problem is ... people not really (understanding) they're engaging in criminal activity.' ___ AP Sports Writer John Pye contributed to this report. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 13th, 2017

New Prosecutor General vows swift action on cases

Newly appointed Prosecutor General Victor Sepulvida vowed yesterday to resolve all cases in the prosecutors’ offices of the Department of Justice “swiftly and fairly.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJan 9th, 2017

BSP chief defends AMLC ‘inaction’ on drug cases

MANILA, Philippines – Critics of the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) may have mistaken its silence in performing its task for lack of accomplishment, Ba.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 5th, 2017

Sandiganbayan orders ex-ERC chief tried over ‘pork’ scam

MANILA, Philippines – The Sandiganbayan has found sufficient grounds to proceed with the trial for graft and malversation cases filed against former Davao de.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 5th, 2017