The Public Attorneys Office (PAO) hopes to file next month 102 complaints before the Department of Justice (DOJ) on behalf of the families of victims who got inoculated with the anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia.
Whether or not Labor Undersecretary Jacinto “Jing” Paras is telling the truth on his alleged attempt to steal a phone of a congressman, Sen. Risa Hontiveros is not buying his excuse.
Senator Manny Pacquiao has moved to invite businessman Eldon Cruz, brother-in-law of former Pres. Benigno Aquino III, former Departments of Budget and Management (DBM) Sec. Florencio Abad and Department Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Sec. Rogelio Singson to shed light on the alleged anomalous payment of P8.7-billion to road right-of-way (ROW) claims in Mindanao.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon has refused to issue any statement on the plan of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to investigate claims that he was an alleged protector of drug lord Melvin Odicta Sr.
Is Marc Anthony Ventura, one of the suspects turned witness in the death due to hazing of freshman law student Horatio Castillo III, a Trojan Horse?
With or without a state witness, the charges against some members of Aegis Juris fraternity and principal suspects in the killing due to hazing of freshman law student can stand in court, police investigating the case told Senate probers Wednesday.
Former Bureau of Immigration (BI) officials accused of allegedly extorting casino mogul Jack Lam some P50 million last year are seen to be charged with an offense lower than plunder, all because the “cash” being used as evidence is “short” of the threshold amount by a mere P1,000.
Another supposed incoming member of Aegis Juris fraternity who was supposed to undergo initiation rites on the same day of the fatal hazing of Horacio “Atio Castillo III, has sought out Justice Sec. Vitaliano Aguirre II.
Senator Risa Hontiveros on Wednesday said Department of Justice (DOJ) Sec. Vitaliano Aguirre II is trying to skirt the issue on his alleged botched plot on planned cases against her by coming up with long statements and convoluted legal arguments.
Senator Risa Hontiveros on Wednesday has dismissed Justice Sec. Vitaliano Aguirre II’s claims on the violation of his privacy when his text message where he was allegedly caught red-handed plotting cases against her was made public by the lawmaker.
If lady luck is on his side, opposition Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV may now have the opportunity to grill intensely Sec. Vitaliano Aguirre II over his acts perceived by some of his colleagues as unbecoming of a head of the Department of Justice (DOJ).
Senator Bam Aquino on Thursday has blamed the Department of Justice (DOJ) for the resurgence of illegal drugs transactions inside the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP) during the agency’s budget hearing in the Senate.
For downgrading the murder to homicide the charges filed against Supt. Marvin Marcos and 18 other co-accused, Justice Undersecretary Reynante Orceo has caused “undue injury to the Republic and to the country’s justice system.”
Senator Leila de Lima is eyeing to include the alleged the under the table deal between the Department of Justice (DOJ) with some of the drug convicts who testified against her in the case filed by Sec. Vitaliano Aguirre II now pending before the Office of the Ombudsman in exchange for perks inside the jail.
Sen. Joel Villanueva ain’t faking it.
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Tuesday (June 13) slammed Justice Sec. Vitaliano Aguirre II’s directives to hunt down retired SPO3 Arturo “Arthur” Lascanas.
Not even Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, a close political ally of Malacanang, is supportive of the move to have Janet Lim Napoles stand as possible state witness in building up new cases in the pork barrel scam.
Senator Loren Legarda on Wednesday (Feb. 15) ruled out any marching order coming from Malacanang in ensuring the confirmation of Justice Sec. Vitaliano Aguirre II before the Commission on Appointments (CA).
The Senate on Tuesday suspended the hearing on the proposed reimposition of death penalty after concerns on possible violation by the Philippines of an international treaty was raised during the deliberations.