Transfer of ex-lawmaker to Camp Bagong Diwa hangs

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippine National Police General Hospital is waiting for the medical results of former APEC Party-list Rep. Edgar Valdez before they make a recommendation on his transfer to the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology facility in Camp Dagong Diwa in...

Palace: No word yet on action to pardon inmates

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday said there is no word yet on whether President Benigno Aquino III will act on a recommendation to grant executive clemency to elderly inmates. “Wala pa tayong update diyan,” deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said on...

Supreme Court thumbs down 4-day work week scheme

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Supreme Court has rejected the four-day work week scheme. In a one-page resolution, it adopted the recommendation made by high court’s Office of Administrative Services to deny the scheme proposed by the Civil Service Commission (CSC)-approved four-day work...

PNPGH docs: Frail Enrile should be in tertiary hospital

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Doctors from the Philippine National Police (PNP) General Hospital are supporting the recommendation of the Philippine General Hospital to transfer senator Juan Ponce Enrile to a tertiary hospital, saying that the senator is vulnerable to life-threatening...

DOJ proposes relocation of BOC staff every 3 years to curb corruption

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Department of Justice has recommended to Congress the relocation of officials and employees of the Bureau of Customs – from the deputy commissioners down to the lowest-ranked employees – every three years continuously until after retirement from the...

SC stops JAR for entire 2014

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Supreme Court (SC) has stopped for another year the modified public prosecutors’ compliance with the Judicial Affidavit Rule (JAR). In an en banc resolution signed by Clerk of Court Atty. Enriqueta E. Vidal, the SC resolved “to extend for...