The Philippine Trial Lawyers Association Inc. (PTLA), an organization of litigation lawyers, through its president, Atty. Pete S. Principe, urged the people, particularly active law practitioners, to exercise intellectual and emotional maturity in addressing the controversies involving former President now Pampanga Rep. Gloria M. Arroyo.
The Department of Justice (DoJ) issued yesterday a watchlist order (WLO) against former President now Pampanga Rep. Gloria M. Arroyo and her husband, former First Gentleman Atty. Jose Miguel “Mike” T. Arroyo, former Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Benjamin S. Abalos Sr., former Justice Secretary Alberto Agra, and several other election officials and private individuals charged with election fraud in the 2007 elections.Continue reading …
Manila, Philippines – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) has remitted P266 million to the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), representing the first tranche of payment it made to settle its more than P3.5-billion tax debts to the BIR. BIR officials said yesterday that the first remittance covered part of the P1.2-billion deficiency Documentary Stamp […]Continue reading …