De Lima dismisses death threats vs. ex-President Arroyo

December 1, 2011 10:27 pm· Comments Off on De Lima dismisses death threats vs. ex-President Arroyo 

MANILA, Dec. 1 – Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila De Lima on Thursday brushed aside claims of death threats against former President and now Pampanga (2nd District) Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

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President Aquino lauds country’s ‘new heroes’ for bringing honor and prestige to Filipinos

December 1, 2011 10:27 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino lauds country’s ‘new heroes’ for bringing honor and prestige to Filipinos 

MANILA, Dec. 1 — President Benigno S. Aquino III paid tribute to the country’s “new heroes” for bringing honor and prestige to Filipinos through their dedication, sacrifice and hard work while eking out a living far from their families overseas.

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Veterans hospital is safe for Arroyo – Enrile

December 1, 2011 10:27 pm· Comments Off on Veterans hospital is safe for Arroyo – Enrile 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Dec. 1 – Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile supported on Thursday a court order transfering former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to theVeterans’ Memorial Medical Center (VMMC), a government-run hospital, in Quezon City.

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Santiago hits groups seeking inhibition of Chief Justice Corona

December 1, 2011 10:27 pm· Comments Off on Santiago hits groups seeking inhibition of Chief Justice Corona 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Dec. 1 – Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago, a constitutional law expert and former RTC judge, said on Thursday that efforts to force Chief Justice Renato Corona to inhibit himself in the Gloria Arroyo cases would result in a “damaged democracy.”

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Senate to resume debates on RH bill next week

December 1, 2011 10:27 pm· Comments Off on Senate to resume debates on RH bill next week 

MANILA, Dec. 1 – Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile said on Thursday that the Senate will resume debates on the controversial Reproductive Health bill next week.

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PHL gaining headway in all-out war on terror

December 1, 2011 10:27 pm· Comments Off on PHL gaining headway in all-out war on terror 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, Dec. 1 — The Philippines continued to gain headway in the global war on terror with the arrest last Tuesday of an Abu Sayyaf member long wanted in a series of bombings in Mindanao that killed an American Green Beret commando and three Filipino civilians in 2002.

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Manahan asks DOJ to place her under gov't witness protection program

December 1, 2011 10:27 pm· Comments Off on Manahan asks DOJ to place her under gov't witness protection program 

MANILA, Dec. 1 – Janelle Manahan, the lone survivor in the Ramgen Revilla killing, on Thursday formally asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) to place her under the coverage of the government’s Witness Protection Program (WPP).

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Court orders CGMA's transfer to VMMC in QC

December 1, 2011 10:27 pm· Comments Off on Court orders CGMA's transfer to VMMC in QC 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, Dec. 1 — The Pasay Regional Trial Court (RTC) on Thursday ordered the transfer of former President and now Pampanga 2nd District Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo from the St. Lukes Medical Center (SLMC) in Taguig City to the Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) in Quezon City within five days.

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De Lima defends ADO rejection for ex-President Arroyo

December 1, 2011 10:27 pm· Comments Off on De Lima defends ADO rejection for ex-President Arroyo 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr.

MANILA, Dec. 1 – Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila De Lima on Thursday vehemently denied that she committed “grave abuse of discretion” when she rejected the allow departure order (ADO) for former President and now Pampanga (2nd District) Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

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Lawyers gear up for Arroyo’s Veterans Hospital detention

December 1, 2011 10:27 pm· Comments Off on Lawyers gear up for Arroyo’s Veterans Hospital detention 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Dec. 1 — A lawyer of former President and now Pampanga 2nd District Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Thursday said the former President’s camp has begun coordinating with government agencies for the possible transfer of the ailing Arroyo to a government hospital.

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