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Baldo asks Duterte, DOJ: ‘Review Batocabe slay case’

Posted on Saturday, 13 April 2019 03:14 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Daraga, Albay Mayor Carlwyn Baldo maintains his innocence in the killing of Ako Bicol Party-list Representative Rodel Batocabe. In a press conference on Friday, Baldo appealed to...

18 PH immigration officers suspended over extortion

Posted on Tuesday, 9 April 2019 06:01 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Justice (DOJ) has ordered the suspension of 18 Bureau of Immigration (BI) officers and employees for allegedly extorting P9.2 million from South Korean nationals....

DOJ defers investigation on narco-prosecutors

Posted on Tuesday, 9 April 2019 08:55 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines –  The Department of Justice (DOJ) has deferred its investigation into the 10 public prosecutors who were included in the so-called narco-list of President Rodrigo Duterte. Justice Secretary...

DOJ on denying Lim’s plea to drop prelim probe : ‘We’re ready to defend our actions’

Posted on Friday, 8 June 2018 11:49 AM | No Comments
  The Department of Justice (DOJ) is ready to defend before the Supreme Court its decision to deny the appeal of Cebu-based businessman Peter Lim to stop the new preliminary...

DOJ Chief: No need to investigate Calida security firm deals

Posted on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 05:59 AM | No Comments
  Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra will not probe government deals won by Solicitor General Jose Calida’s security agency unless there’s a question to the validity of the contracts. Ten government...

Duterte orders DOJ, DPWH ASecs to resign over corruption allegations

Posted on Tuesday, 15 May 2018 01:36 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the forced resignation of two assistant secretaries— his latest move to clear his government of corruption. This was announced by the...

SoJ Guevarra asks DOJ undersecretaries, asst. secretaries to resign

Posted on Monday, 30 April 2018 10:49 AM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines —  Department of Justice (DOJ) Acting Secretary Menardo Guevarra has asked all undersecretaries and assistant secretaries of the Justice Department to vacate their posts. In a memorandum...

DOJ affirms order to reinvestigate drug raps vs Peter Lim, Kerwin Espinosa

Posted on Friday, 27 April 2018 05:56 PM | No Comments
  The DOJ affirmed its order to reinvestigate the drug raps filed against businessman Peter Lim and self-confessed drug lord Kerwin Espinosa. In a resolution issued today, Justice Secretary Menardo...

Spanish national denies link to terror groups, seeks dismissal of raps

Posted on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 10:43 PM | No Comments
“He is just a tourist and not a terrorist.” This is what the 20-year old Spanish national has to say in response to the charges filed against him before the...

Sec. Aguirre: No “fishing expedition” in Rappler case probe

Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018 04:37 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Justice Sec. Vitaliano Aguirre has denied the statement of Rappler that the probe to be conducted by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) will just be a...