SC justice's interpellation on DMCI counsel revolves on 'what's not prohibited by law is allowed'

August 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on SC justice's interpellation on DMCI counsel revolves on 'what's not prohibited by law is allowed' 

MANILA, Aug. 11 — The interpellation by Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio on Atty. Victor Lazatin, counsel of DMCI Homes, on Tuesday revolved on the principle of "What is not prohibited by law is allowed."

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DMCI's presentation of arguments on Torre de Manila case ends

August 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on DMCI's presentation of arguments on Torre de Manila case ends 

MANILA, Aug. 11 — The presentation of the arguments and defense on the part of the DMCI in the case of Torre de Manila ended on Tuesday.

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Resumption of the oral arguments on Torre de Manila at the Supreme Court

August 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Resumption of the oral arguments on Torre de Manila at the Supreme Court 

150804181205The Supreme Court resume its oral arguments on the case of the Torre de Manila against the developer DMCI Homes Inc. on Tuesday afternoon (Aug. 4, 2015). The proceedings allowed the respondents of the case DMCI, the city government of Manila and the Office of the Solicitor General to present their side before the court. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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Update: Payment of just compensation to DMCI tackled in oral arguments at SC

August 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Update: Payment of just compensation to DMCI tackled in oral arguments at SC 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr.

MANILA, Aug. 4 (PNA) — The payment of just compensation to DMCI Homes Inc. (DMCI) was tackled on Tuesday afternoon in the oral arguments before the Supreme Court (SC) on the case of Torre de Manila.

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SC also planned to erect tall edifice in same area where Torre de Manila now stands

August 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on SC also planned to erect tall edifice in same area where Torre de Manila now stands 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, Aug. 4 (PNA) — The Supreme Court (SC) had also planned to construct a tall building in the same place where Torre de Manila now stands.

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Puerto Princesa City says no to coal

July 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Puerto Princesa City says no to coal 

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, July 3 — While the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Palawan openly supports the controversial coal-fired power plant project, this city’s Sangguniang Panlungsod did otherwise as it chose to heed the green groups’ “No to Coal!” campaign.

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House panel may recommend banning DMCI to get gov't projects

June 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on House panel may recommend banning DMCI to get gov't projects 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, June 23 (PNA) — The House committee on Metro Manila Development on Tuesday warned DMCI, the contractor of Torre de Manila, that the firm might be banned to join auctions of government projects should the panel proved that it connived with some inept government officials.

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SC orders 4 parties to implead in petition vs. Torre de Manila

November 25, 2014 by · Comments Off on SC orders 4 parties to implead in petition vs. Torre de Manila 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, Nov. 25 (PNA) — The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday ordered to implead four parties in the petition filed against the construction of Torre de Manila.

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Photobomber at Dr. Jose Rizal’s monument?

September 19, 2014 by · Comments Off on Photobomber at Dr. Jose Rizal’s monument? 

140918184027Senator Pia Cayetano, Chairperson of the Committee on Education, Arts and Culture, points to the ongoing construction of Torre de Manila, now being dubbed as the ‘Pambansang Photobomber,’ at the back of the monument of national hero Dr. Jose Rizal in Luneta Park, Manila on Thursday (September 18, 2014) at the Senate Building in Pasay City. Cayetano said the photo is unedited contrary to the DMCI construction company’s statement that it was altered using Photoshop. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)LAM/acd