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Why Marcos is not a hero; and deserves not to be buried in Libingan ng mga Bayani

“During his interpellation of former Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares, also a petitioner, [Supreme Court Justice Antonio] Carpio pointed out that as president, Marcos also served as Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) commander-in-chief .....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolmailRelated NewsOct 20th, 2016

Marcos dishonorably discharged as commander-in-chief, argues Justice Carpio

MANILA, Philippines — The late strongman Ferdinand Marcos as the commander-in-chief was dishonorably discharged by the people through a revolution in 1986, S.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 31st, 2016

Antonio Carpio inhibits from Chico River case

Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio has inhibited from the deliberations on a petition to nullify the government’s $62-million loan agreement with China for the Chico River irrigation pump project in the Cordilleras......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News13 hr. 23 min. ago

Justice Carpio refutes Duterte gov t: China can t fish in PH

MANILA, Philippines (3rd UPDATE) – Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio refuted the Duterte government on Tuesday evening, June 25, and said it cannot allow Chinese fishermen to fish in the West Philippine Sea. Carpio issued this statement after Malacañang, interpreting President Rodrigo Duterte, said the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 25th, 2019

Firefighters eye faulty wiring as cause of Colawin school blaze

CEBU CITY, Philippines—An elementary school in the hometown of former Chief Justice Hilario Davide Jr. was unfortunately hit by fire past 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 23. Six classrooms in Colawin Elementary School in the mountain village of Colawin, Argao was razed by an afternoon fire that took two hours to put out. READ: Fire […] The post Firefighters eye faulty wiring as cause of Colawin school blaze appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2019

About face: US routs Trinidad 6-0 in Gold Cup

By Tom Withers, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — The only embarrassment and shame was felt on the other side. Two years later, the U.S. soccer team turned the tables on Trinidad and Tobago. Gyasi Zardes scored two goals in a three-minute span, Christian Pulisic added one during a five-goal barrage in the second half and the Americans unloaded on their nemesis in a 6-0 blowout in the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Saturday night, earning a small dose of revenge over the team that handed them a nightmarish loss in 2017. Aaron Long scored his first two international goals — one with his head, the other off his chest — and Paul Arriola scored as the U.S. tallied five times in 25 minutes while cruising to its second shutout this week and advancing to the quarterfinals in Philadelphia on June 30. It was the first matchup between the U.S. and Trinidad and Tobago since Oct. 10, 2017, when the Americans, needing only a tie to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, lost 2-1 to the Soca Warriors. The embarrassing defeat snapped a streak of seven straight World Cup appearances by the Americans and triggered a top-to-bottom overhaul of the men's program, which has operated in the imposing shadow of the powerful U.S. women, seeking their fourth world title in France. There would be no repeat performance by this revamped U.S. team, which is determined to win back global respect. "Every time we step on the field we want to make a statement," said Zardes, who just missed getting a third goal. "We're trying to change the way the world views American soccer." The Americans posted their most lopsided win since beating Honduras 6-0 in a World Cup qualifier on March 24, 2017, when Pulisic, who took over this game in the second half, also scored and had a pair of assists. But while much of the pre-game talk centered on the U.S. getting payback, the Americans insist they've put the past behind them. "For us, we advance to the next round," coach Gregg Berhalter said. "That's important. Our focus was to prepare for this game knowing that if we'd be able to go to the next round. That was the focus of the group. Trinidad was in our way." Not anymore. With the U.S. leading 1-0 on Long's goal in the 41st minute, Zardes scored from right in front shortly after U.S. goalkeeper Zack Steffen made a diving save to stop Trinidad from tying a match the Americans dominated. Michael Bradley chipped the ball from the left side to a charging Nick Lima, who headed the ball to Zardes in front. The American striker only had to guide it by Trinidad keeper Marvin Phillip in the 65th minute. Two minutes later, Zardes buried a hard shot from the left side for his 10th international goal and second two-goal game for the Americans. Zardes nearly completed a hat trick, but his low shot from up top in the 70th minute hit the left upright. Next up for the Americans is a matchup with Panama on Wednesday in Kansas City, Kansas. The Panamanians improved to 2-0 in Group D of the 16-team tournament with a 4-2 win over Guyana, also clinching a quarterfinal berth. On a picture-perfect night along the shores of Lake Erie, the American team controlled possession and tempo while thoroughly outplaying T&T, which was blanked 2-0 by Panama in its opening match and was eliminated. The Soca Warriors were content to sit back and let the U.S. attack, hoping to spring counters. They nearly connected in the 61st minute as Cordell Cato eluded three defenders on the right side and hit teammate Levi Garcia in stride. But Garcia's shot was high and wide, a close call that prompted a collective gasp from the U.S. faithful. "Big moment," Trinidad coach Dennis Lawrence said. "When you get in that position, you have to put that away." Lawrence was upset with how his team collapsed following the U.S. team's second goal. "How can you play so good for 65 minutes and then so awful for the last 25?" he said, repeating his postgame message to his players. "We have to learn to stand up and fight. We lost focus and we paid the price." Berhalter stuck with the same starting lineup he used in the opener over Guyana but gave the captain's arm band to Steffen for the first time. Bradley captained the Americans in the opening 4-0 win over Guyana. Long, who plays in the MLS for the New York Red Bulls, put the U.S. ahead off a beautiful feed from the left side by Pulisic. Shortly after the U.S. was awarded a free kick, the Americans kept pressing and maintained possession in Trinidad's half before Pulisic spotted Long inside the 6-yard-box and delivered an arching pass to the forward, who left his feet, connected and drove the ball past a sprawling Phillip. The score touched off a flag-waving celebration behind the goal by red-white-and blue clad U.S. fans, who have been anxiously awaiting their team's chance at some redemption. After a 20-month wait, they got a little......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2019

Fire hits Colawin Elementary School in Argao

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Two classrooms of Colawin Elementary School in Barangay Colawin, Argao in southern Cebu were completely burned down by fire past 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 23. Police Staff Sergeant Howard Mynopas of Argao Police Station said firefighters are still in the area to put out the fire. Former Chief Justice Hilario Davide Jr., […] The post Fire hits Colawin Elementary School in Argao appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2019

Sereno: Tri-party probe of Recto Bank incident overt surrender of sovereignty

MANILA, Philippines – Former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Saturday, June 22, urged Filipinos to "reject" a tri-party investigation into the sinking of a Philippine boat in Recto Bank (Reed Bank) pushed by the Duterte administration and China. Sereno issued the statement after Malacañang announced that President Rodrigo Duterte ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2019

Ex-DFA chief Del Rosario held at Hong Kong airport

MANILA, Philippines (4th UPDATE) – Former foreign secretary Albert del Rosario was held at the Hong Kong International Airport on Friday morning, June 21, exactly a month after the same thing happened to former ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales. Hong Kong authorities questioned Del Rosario upon his arrival at around ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 21st, 2019

Carpio reiterates call to defend West Philippine Sea

“We have to continue defending West Philippine Sea because that’s our duty,” Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 19th, 2019

Antonio Carpio: China militia ship likely behind ramming

It was likely that a Chinese military vessel and not an ordinary fishing boat rammed F/B Gemver and abandoned its 22 Filipino crewmen last week, Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 15th, 2019

Pagbangga sa Pinoy vessel sa Recto Bank labag sa UNCLOS – Carpio

Manila, Philippines – Dapat na gumawa ng konkretong hakbang ang pamahalaan para hindi na maulit pa ang nsidente ng pagbangga sa bangka ng mga Flipinong mangingisda noong June 9 sa Recto Bank. Ito ang kungkahi ni Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio kasabay ng pagtiyak na sinadya ng Chinese maritime militia vessel na banggain ang Filipino fishing […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJun 15th, 2019

Carpio: Filipinos must demand compensation, punishment on sinking of Philippine boat

Filipinos must demand compensation from China over the sinking of a Philippine fishing boat by a Chinese fishing vessel, Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 15th, 2019

CJ Bersamin, Various Sectors Celebrate 121st Independence Day in Monumento

Officials and representatives of various sectors joined the commemoration of the country’s 121st Independence Day in rites held at the Andres Bonifacio National Shrine, the grandest historic landmark of the city. In his speech, event guest of honor Supreme Court Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin urged participants to remember the revolutionary heroes who fought for freedom, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 13th, 2019

Bersamin ngayong Araw ng Kalayaan: ‘Wag iasa sa ibang bansa ang pagresolba ng sarili nating problema

  Manila, Philippines – Nanawagan si Supreme Court Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin sa mga Pilipino na huwag dumepende sa ibang bansa para maresolba ang sarili nating mga problema, ngayong Miyerkoles. “‘Wag nating ugaliing umasa sa […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJun 12th, 2019

Sinking of Filipino vessel a first in Philippines-China row

MANILA, Philippines – The sinking of a Filipino vessel in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) as exposed on Wednesday, June 12, is a first in the dispute between the Philippines and China over these Philippine waters. Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio, one of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 12th, 2019

Guevarra: Whistleblowers in WellMed case may apply for witness protection

"Nothing prevents the so-called whistleblowers from applying for WPP cover, but their application will be carefully evaluated," Justice chief Menardo Guevarra said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 12th, 2019

Carpio calls for South China Sea truth movement

MANILA, Philippines – As the Chinese government uses propaganda to bolster its claim over the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio called for a "truth movement" to push back against China. "We can call this present-day information campaign the South China Sea ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 9th, 2019

[OPINION] A call for a South China Sea truth movement

Editor's Note: Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio delivered the commencement speech at the Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication (AIJC) graduation rites on Friday, June 7. Here is the full text of Carpio's speech, which Rappler is publishing with his permission. AIJC Chairman Mel V. Velarde, President Ramon ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 9th, 2019

Rule of Law, paiigtingin ni CJ Bersamin

Binigyang diin ni Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin na apat pairalin at manaig ang pagkilala sa Rule of Law para sa tapat ba pagseserbisyo sa hudikatura. Sa pagdalo ni Bersamin sa 65th Founding Anniversary ng Court […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJun 8th, 2019