Cybercrime Prevention Law TRO Extended Indefinitely

The Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) on the implementation of the Cybercrime Prevention Law will lapse tomorrow, Feb. 6, 2013, but a day before the deadline, the Supreme Court issued an indefinite extension on the TRO. The 120-day TRO was extended according to the Supreme Court based upon the announcement made by Supreme Court spokesperson Gleo … Read more

Marvic Leonen Accepted Supreme Court Nominations

GPH Peace Negotiator Marvic Leonen

Marvic Leonen, one of the most prominent figures in the recent success of the MILF-GPH Peace Panel have already accepted the nomination as a Supreme Court (–foul word(s) removed–)ociate Justice. Although the negotiator made a commitment to participate in the selection process his role as the government’s chief negotiator with the Muslim rebels is not … Read more

Benjamin Abalos Sr., the Former COMELEC Chairman Hospitalized

Benjamin Abalos Sr

Known as the former chairman of Commission on Elections (COMELEC), Benjamin Abalos Sr. was reported that he was hospitalized after knowing the news which says that he will be one of those who will be charged with an electoral sabotage case along with the former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and some of the other public officers. The … Read more

Rep. Ruben Ecleo Jr. Urged Supreme Court to Block His Arrest Warrant

Rep. Ruben Ecleo Jr. of Dinagat Island asked the Supreme Court of the Philippines to block the arrest warrant issued to him by the Sandiganbayan. The lone representative from Dinagat island was convicted for the anomalous construction deals while he was serving as Mayor of San Jose, Surigao del Norte. Rep. Ecleo said in a … Read more