A new court order has blocked the dismissal of this city’s chief executive who is set to face a series of complaints in the coming days.
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A tectonic earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 jolted parts of Bukidnon and Lanao del Sur provinces early morning on Sunday, said the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Philvocs) 10.
More than 300 members of the militant groups from Misamis Oriental and Bukidnon joined the protest action held nationwide Thursday as the country marked the 45th year of the declaration of Martial Law by former President Ferdinand Marcos.
It might have a different mandate from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), but the Bureau of Customs (BOC) is playing a very important part in the government’s war on drugs, Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña said Friday.
The city mayor here is optimistic that the series of criminal and administrative charges filed against him will not prosper and will be decided by the higher courts in his favor.
The Duterte administration is keen on pushing the development of Mindanao through the building of at least three major infrastructures that will have an impact on the island’s economy.
The implementation of the martial law in Mindanao in light of the crisis in Marawi City has not stopped investors and business people from all over the island to participate in the biggest gathering of key players in the business sector.
To ensure the conviction of criminal offenders, prosecutors must no longer be “passive” but must be resourceful in gathering additional evidence other than what the law enforcers give them, a Department of Justice (DOJ) official said.
A fisherman prepares his net before he sails to catch fish in the waters of Barangay Loguilo, in Alubijid town, Misamis Oriental, on Saturday, September 2. Fishing has remained as one of the villagers’ main source of income. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)
After Mayor Oscar Moreno barely secured a Writ of Preliminary Injunction (WPI) from the six corruption cases filed against him over an equipment rental from 2007-2012 when he was still the governor of Misamis Oriental, the local chief executive found himself in a legal battle once again when the Ombudsman issued another dismissal order for him.