Loren wants disqualification case junked

MANILA — Senator Loren Legarda on Monday urged the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to dismiss the disqualification case filed against her to run as Antique Representative in the May 2019 mid-term polls for lack of merit. In her 20-page Verified Answer, the lawmaker said the petition to deny due course or cancel her Certificate of Candidacy … Read More

20 Customs execs file courtesy resignation

MANILA — Some 20 officials of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) have submitted their courtesy resignations to Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero. In an interview Monday, BOC spokesperson, lawyer Erastus Sandino Austria said this move is a standard procedure in any government agency once a new head has been appointed. Austria added the officials submitted their resignation … Read More

Pimentel wants disqualification case junked

MANILA — Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Friday asked the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to dismiss the disqualification case filed against him by lawyer Ferdinand Topacio for lack of merit. “It is incumbent upon the Honorable Commission to dismiss the instant petition filed against the respondent for utter lack of merit,” said the lawmaker in … Read More