NBI to probe teener’s death in Caloocan anti-drugs op

MANILA — Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II  ordered the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to probe the August 16 anti-drug operations in Caloocan that resulted in the death of a Grade 11 student, Kian Lloyd Delos Santos. Aguirre issued Department Order No.546 directing NBI Director Dante Gierran to conduct a probe and case build–up over the death of Delos Santos, 17, … Read More

Aguirre shrugs off Trillanes’ ‘storyline’ on Kenneth Dong as witness

MANILA — Justice Secretary Vitaliano N. Aguirre II on Friday shrugged off the claims of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on the case businessman Kenneth Dong, who was tagged in the P6.4 billion illegal drugs shipment. In a news report, Trillanes was quoted saying: “Sec. Aguirre is setting the stage to absolve Paolo Duterte’s good friend/partner, Kenneth Dong, in this P6-billion … Read More

BIR files new tax raps vs actor Richard Gutierrez

MANILA — The Bureau of Internal Revenue on Thursday filed another criminal complaint before the Department of Justice against actor Richard Gutierrez. In its complaint, the BIR specifically accused Gutierrez with one count of “knowingly using or submitting falsified annual income tax return for 2012 and six counts of knowingly using or submitting falsified quarterly value added tax … Read More

Transport groups file complaint vs Uber

MANILA – Several transport groups on Wednesday filed a complaint before the Quezon City Prosecutor’s Office for operating as “colorum” or without proper documents. The complaint comes after the one-month suspension imposed by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board against the transport network company (TNC). Based on the complaint filed by Kilusan sa Pagbabago ng … Read More

Robredo hits Marcos’ failure to follow agreements on poll protest

  MANILA, Aug. 7 — The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo filed a manifestation before the Supreme Court (SC), sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), stating that former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., has failed to fulfill any of the agreements reached during the Preliminary Conference regarding his election protest against Vice President. … Read More