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Reyes vies for chief justice post

[embedded content] Reyes was the presiding justice of the Court of Appeals before he was appointed to the high court by President Rodrigo Duterte. He voted for the ouster of Maria Lourdes Sereno as top magistrate through a quo warranto ...

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Bersamin's plans if chosen as next chief justice

Associate Justice Lucas Bersamin speaks at the formal ceremony of the announcement of the list of Law School Bar Passers released by the Supreme Court in Manila, April 26, 2018. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News MANILA – Declogging the Supreme Court ...

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Sombero lawyer: Ex-BI intel chief has no knowledge of alleged P50-million bribery

Former Bureau of Immigration deputy commissioners Michael Robles (left) and Al Argosino (right) attend a press conference at the Department of Justice on December 13, 2016. They are facing plunder charges for the P50-million bribery scandal. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News/File ...

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AFP chief scrambles to fix 'systemic corruption' in military hospital

AFP Chief-of-Staff Carlito Galvez Jr. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News MANILA – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Monday vowed to fix the alleged "systemic corruption" in the military's V. Luna hospital in just a month.  This, after President ...

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Finance chief seeks dialogue on 'ambiguous' draft federal charter

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez confers with President Rodrigo Duterte. Simeon Celi, Jr., Malacanang Photo/File MANILA – Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez on Friday called for further dialogue on federalism to discuss "ambiguous" provisions that could have "dire, irreversible economic consequences." Dominguez ...

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Tokyo Olympic chief pushes for daylight saving time

Mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Games Miraitowa (centre L) and Someity (centre R) pose during their debut event in Tokyo on July 22, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Kazuhiro NOGI The chief organizer of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics appealed ...

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Ex-Coast Guard chief charged over unfinished P9.6-M project

Retired Rear Adm. Wilfredo Tamayo, the former commandant of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), has been charged in the Sandiganbayan for approving the full payment of P9.59 million for a project that had yet to be completed in March 2009. ...

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PNP chief urges leftist leaders to surrender over murder rap

MANILA – The head of the Philippine National Police is urging an anti-poverty official and 3 former representatives of leftist group Bayan Muna to surrender to authorities in connection with a 14-year-old double murder charge. A Nueva Ecija court issued arrest ...

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US trade chief eyes deals on NAFTA, Philippines, sub-Saharan Africa

President Rodrigo Duterte chats with US President Donald Trump during an ASEAN event on November 12, 2017. Karl Norman Alonzo, Malacanang Photo WASHINGTON – US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Thursday the United States is in the finishing stages ...

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'Pork barrel' of taxes is TRAIN 2's target, budget chief says

Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno speaks at a congressional hearing. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News MANILA — Removing unnecessary incentives is like cutting the "pork barrel" of taxes, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said Thursday, as he pushed for the second tranche of ...

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