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CA clears Janet in Luy illegal detention case

Businesswoman Janet L. Napoles has been acquitted in connection with an illegal detention case filed by whistleblower Benhur Luy but would remain in jail because of several non-bailable cases involving the outlawed pork barrel funds.

The Court of Appeals (CA) has sustained its earlier decision dismissing the P100-million civil suit that network giant GMA Network Inc. (GMA Channel 7) lodged against its rival television company ABS-CBN (Channel 2).

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The Court of Appeals (CA) has ordered the revival of the kidnapping with ransom case against former Indanan, Sulu Mayor Alvarez Isnaji and his son, Haider, in connection with the abduction of an ABS-CBN News team in 2008, and ordered the setting aside of a trial court order last year that acquitted them.

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Former Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) Chairman Camilo Sabio has evaded arrest after posting bail in a Batangas City court last month.

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MANILA, Philippines – President Aquino has appointed Court of Appeals Justice Estela M. Perlas-Bernabe as new Associate Justice of the Supreme Court (SC), Malacañang announced yesterday. Bernabe fills the lone vacancy at the High Tribunal brought about the retirement of Justice Conchita Carpio-Morales who was recently named the new Ombudsman. A law graduate from Ateneo, […]

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