Posts Tagged Atty. Persida Acosta

Malacañang leaves it to PAO Chief to decide on resigning amid corruption complaint

Marje Pelayo   •   August 15, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang is letting Atty. Persida Acosta to decide on whether or not to resign as Chief of the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) following complaints of corruption. PAO...

PAO forensic team conducts autopsy on alleged Dengvaxia victim

admin   •   February 22, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Mary Jane Aguhayon of Minalin, Pampanga is worried because one of her children was vaccinated with Dengvaxia under the government’s immunization program. She got even more worried after...

DOH to ask for copy of autopsy report on alleged Dengvaxia victims

admin   •   January 9, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) said that it is open to cooperate with the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) in terms of resolving the cases involving children who...

Over 300 lawyers inducted into the Public Attorney’s Office

UNTV News   •   October 4, 2017

MANILA, Philippines – Three hundred ninety-seven (397) lawyers have taken their oaths as new members of the Public Attorneys Office (PAO). PAO Chief Atty. Persida Acosta led the oath taking...

Eyewitness in Carl Arnaiz slay applies for coverage under Witness Protection Program

UNTV News   •   September 27, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — The eyewitness in the killing of former UP student Carl Angelo Arnaiz has applied for coverage under the Witness Protection Program. The witness identified only as “Joe...

4 Caloocan cops charged with murder over killing of teenager

admin   •   August 25, 2017

CALOOCAN CITY, Philippines — The Caloocan policemen who were allegedly involved in the killing of 17-year old Kian Lloyd delos Santos are now facing murder charges. Kian’s parents on Friday...

Vigilantes likely behind killings of Bulacan massacre suspects — Atty. Acosta

UNTV News   •   July 11, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — “I am deeply saddened. I even cried last Saturday because the third alleged suspect was found dead at San Miguel, Bulacan. He’s the third one.” This was...

DOJ junks drug case against Marcelino, Chinese asset

UNTV News   •   May 19, 2017

MANILA — The Department of Justice (DOJ) has cleared LTC. Ferdinand Marcelino and Chinese asset Yan Yi Shou of drug charges. The two were arrested in an alleged clandestine shabu...

DFA: Gov’t, to pursue deposition of Veloso in Indonesia

admin   •   September 16, 2016

  The decision of Nueva Ecija’s Regional Trial Court to secure Mary Jane Veloso’s testimony in Indonesia may declare unconstitutional. This is the reaction of Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) after...


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