Pemberton deported, ‘perpetually’ banned from reentering PH

MANILA, Sept 14 (Mabuhay)– The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Sunday deported US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton following his release from prison. BI spokesperson Dana Sandoval said Pemberton left the country on board a military plane for the United States at exactly 9:14 a.m. “Pemberton has successfully been deported, military plane left at […]

14.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

Preps for Pemberton’s deportation underway — BI

MANILA, Sept 12  – Authorities are currently discussing preparations for the impending deportation of US Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) said on Saturday. “BI agents are conducting a coordination meeting now in Camp Aguinaldo to discuss logistical preparations for Pemberton’s deportation,” BI spokesperson Dana Sandoval said in a Viber […]

12.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

COVID vaccine in exchange for Pemberton? DOH says no such condition set by US manufacturers

MANILA, Sept 11 (Mabuhay) –The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday said none of the US-based manufacturers of COVID-19 vaccine asked for the pardon of US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton so that the Philippines may be given access to the potential shots that could spell the end of the pandemic. “We have had discussions already […]

11.09.2020 · Filled under: Local News, News, Philippine News, U.S. News ·

Pemberton receives release papers

MANILA, Sept 11 (Mabuhay) — US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton on Friday received his release papers as the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) formally transferred his custody to the Bureau of Immigration (BI) for deportation. BuCor spokesperson Gabriel Chaclag said the transfer was completed at 11:50 a.m. “As of 1150H today, the custody of […]

11.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

No problem with deportation of Pemberton after pardon — DOJ

MANILA, Sept 10 (Mabuhay) — Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Wednesday said he does not any see any problem in having pardoned US Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton deported from the country. “If there was already a final deportation order against Pemberton, and he is not contesting it, then so be it. Either way, […]

10.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

Duterte grants absolute pardon to Pemberton — Palace

MANILA, Sept 8 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte has granted absolute pardon to US Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton who was convicted for the death of Filipino transgender woman Jennifer Laude, Malacañang said on Monday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this confirmation after Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro “Teddyboy” Locsin Jr. made the announcement on […]

08.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

Pemberton asks Olongapo court to allow his release

MANILA, Sept 5 (Mabuhay) — US Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton on Friday asked the Olongapo City Regional Trial Court (RTC Br. 74) to turn down the motion for reconsideration filed by a relative of victim Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude to stop his release from prison. In a six-page opposition, defense counsel Rowena G. Flores […]

05.09.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News, U.S. News ·

Pemberton not qualified for GCTA — Laude family lawyer

MANILA, Sept 4 (Mabuhay) — A lawyer for the family of Jennifer Laude said Friday that convicted US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton is not entitled to good conduct-based deductions to the time he serves in prison. Rommel Bagares of the Center for International Law said Pemberton is unqualified for good conduct time allowances (GCTA) because […]

04.09.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News, U.S. News ·

Roque deplores court order for Pemberton’s early release

MANILA, Sept 3 (Mabuhay) — Palace Spokesperson Harry Roque on Wednesday slammed the decision of an Olongapo court to approve the early release of United States (US) Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton, who was convicted of killing transgender woman Jennifer Laude in 2014. In a statement, Roque was dismayed by the ruling of Olongapo […]

03.09.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News, U.S. News ·
Aquino, Sereno lead groundbreaking of state-of-the-art SC complex in Taguig

Aquino, Sereno lead groundbreaking of state-of-the-art SC complex in Taguig

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III and Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Friday led the groundbreaking of the future site of a “state-of-the-art” Supreme Court complex in Taguig City. The site is located in a P1.28-billion, 21,463 square-meter property at the former Philippine Army Security Escort Group area. Attending the ceremony were justices […]

03.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
VP Binay: Only courts can say I’m corrupt

VP Binay: Only courts can say I’m corrupt

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Vice-President Jejomar Binay on Tuesday urged the public not to believe lies that he is a corrupt politician, saying he has never been suspended much less convicted for corruption after over 20 years in public service. Binay pointed out that anyone can accuse politicians of corruption but they have to prove their […]

06.08.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
VP Binay attacks Senate sub-panel in newspaper ad

VP Binay attacks Senate sub-panel in newspaper ad

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The camp of Vice-President Jejomar Binay continued its offensive on Monday, releasing a newspaper ad attacking the Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee on the same day that a spokesman said the vice-president shunned the Senate probe because he has a lot of respect for the institution. In a full-page that came out in […]

02.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
VP Binay camp says leak of CA freeze order ‘malicious’

VP Binay camp says leak of CA freeze order ‘malicious’

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay on Wednesday described as malicious the leakage of the freeze order issued by the Court of Appeals on the bank accounts and insurance policies of the Vice President and his allies. “The malicious leakage of the purported Court of Appeals order by Ernesto Mercado to […]

17.05.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Trillanes names 2 CA justices in alleged Binay bribe

Trillanes names 2 CA justices in alleged Binay bribe

Senator says each got P25M to halt Makati Mayor Junjun Binay’s suspension MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Monday accused two Court of Appeals (CA) justices of accepting P25 million each to halt Makati Mayor Junjun Binay’s suspension. In a resolution calling for a Senate probe on the alleged “justice for sale” system […]

14.04.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
NY bid to ban giant fizzy drinks falls flat

NY bid to ban giant fizzy drinks falls flat

(NEW YORK CITY-AFP) – New York’s bid to ban giant, sugary sodas on public health grounds suffered a new setback on Tuesday when an appeals court upheld a ruling striking down the proposed legislation. Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has championed the measure as part of the fight against an obesity epidemic and rampant diabetes, immediately […]

01.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, U.S. News ·
Veterans take claims to Supreme Court

Veterans take claims to Supreme Court

San Francisco – It was a painful decision for the veterans to accept. But after the Court of Appeals affirmed District Court’s decision to dismiss claim for benefits, the Justice for Filipino-American Veterans (JFAV) advocates said they are taking the case to the Supreme Court. “The role of the judiciary is not limited to interpretation […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
SC orders Shangri-la hotel to pay P52M for guest’s murder

SC orders Shangri-la hotel to pay P52M for guest’s murder

MANILA, Sept 17 (Mabuhay) – The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the Makati Shangri-la Hotel and Resort, Inc. to pay at least P52 million in damages to the heirs of a Norwegian who died inside the hotel in November 1999. In a decision, the high court said: “The hotel owner is liable for civil damages […]

19.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·