Korean community appeals the deportation order against fellow Korean

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Korean community appeals the deportation order against fellow Korean 

MANILA, Oct. 29 — The Korean community has requested the Department of Justice (DOJ) to stop the impending deportation of a Korean businessman who was arrested last week for a misdemeanor case.

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DOJ sets hearing on Mamasapano encounter case

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOJ sets hearing on Mamasapano encounter case 

MANILA, Oct. 28 — The Department of Justice (DOJ) has summoned the respondents and the camp of the complainants in connection with the controversial Jan. 25, 2015 Mamasapano encounter in Maguindanao.

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Whistle-blowers to continue receiving protection, other benefits –DOJ

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Whistle-blowers to continue receiving protection, other benefits –DOJ 

MANILA, Oct. 22 — Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Alfredo Benjamin S. Caguioa said on Thursday that the DOJ is committed to provide whistle-blowers adequate protection, security and other benefits.

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Lawyers push for exclusion of Veloso’s affidavit

May 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Lawyers push for exclusion of Veloso’s affidavit 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, May 11 (PNA) — The lawyers of Ma. Cristina Sergio and Julius Lacanilao on Monday asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) investigating prosecutor to exclude the affidavit of Mary Jane Veloso on the complaint for human trafficking, illegal recruitment and estafa.

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(Update) De Lima’s legal opinion on Binay’s case tackled in oral argument at CA

April 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Update) De Lima’s legal opinion on Binay’s case tackled in oral argument at CA 

MANILA, March 31 — The legal opinion issued by Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila M. De Lima in connection with the case involving suspended Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr. was tackled during the oral argument at the Court of Appeals (CA) on Tuesday.

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DOJ orders more members of Ampatuan clan to explain involvement in Maguindanao massacre

March 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOJ orders more members of Ampatuan clan to explain involvement in Maguindanao massacre 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, March 17 (PNA) — The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday ordered 14 more members of the Ampatuan clan to explain their participation in the 2009 Maguindanao massacre.

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DOJ says MILF combatants cannot be charged in international court of justice

February 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOJ says MILF combatants cannot be charged in international court of justice 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Feb. 24 (PNA) -– Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila de Lima on Tuesday clarified that the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) who allegedly killed the Special Action Force (SAF) men during Mamasapano incident should be subjected to the Philippines courts and not in the international court of justice.

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DOJ chief warns coup plotters may face criminal charges

February 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOJ chief warns coup plotters may face criminal charges 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Feb. 22 (PNA) – Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila de Lima on Sunday said the coup plotters under the group called National Transformation Council (NTC) may face criminal charges for instigating military-backed people power uprising.

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DOJ junks Pemberton’s MR on Laude murder case

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOJ junks Pemberton’s MR on Laude murder case 

MANILA, Feb. 20 — The Department of Justice (DOJ) has dismissed the motion for reconsideration (MR) filed by United States Navy Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton in connection with the murder case on the death of Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude in Olongapo City on Oct. 11, 2014.

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DOJ special team to go to Mamasapano for ocular inspection

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOJ special team to go to Mamasapano for ocular inspection 

MANILA, Feb. 20 — Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila M. De Lima on Friday said that the DOJ Special Team will travel to Mamasapano, Maguindanao next week for the conduct of the investigation into the alleged massacre of 44 Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) troopers.

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