Friday, December 19, 2014
  • Meralco to give refunds

    Meralco to give refunds

    Utility promises to abide by appeals court decision

    MANILA Electric Co. said Thursday it will comply with the Court of Appeal’s ruling ordering it to refund its customers some P5 billion that it overcharged them from Nov. 2006 to August 2012. Meralco will get the P5 billion from National Power Corp. and Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management...
  • Marine remains with US

    Marine remains with US

    Malacañang expects ‘full cooperation’

    JOSEPH Scott Pemberton, the US Marine accused of murdering Filipino transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude, will remain in US custody despite the arrest warrant issued against him by an Olongapo City court, an official said Wednesday. US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg said he had...
  • ‘No pressure on justices’

    ‘No pressure on...

    Palace also surprised by mass resignation

    THE Palace expressed concern Tuesday over the decision of three Sandiganbayan justices to inhibit themselves from trying the plunder and graft cases against Senator Jinggoy Estrada. “The interest of the people is that there should be no delay in the proceedings and the wheels of justice must continue to...
  • Marine in slay indicted

    Marine in slay indicted

    Pemberton faces murder raps for killing of Laude

    THE Olongapo City prosecutor on Monday indicted US Marine Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton for murder over the killing of transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude last October in Olongapo City. City Prosecutor Emilie Fe delos Santos approved the filing of the case before the Olongapo City...
  • PNoy to use survey  gains for successor

    PNoy to use survey gains for...

    Liberals hoping ‘kingmaker’ role will benefit Mar

    PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III will likely be a “kingmaker” in 2016 as his endorsement for his successor will be a game changer due to his high trust rating, leaders of the ruling Liberal Party said Sunday. The LP officials expressed hope and confidence that while the LP’s presumptive standard...

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