Philippines Justice Secretary asks for review of Duterte banana lease contract - FreshPlaza

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II of the Department of Justice in the Philippines has ordered a review of the 25-year lease contract between the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) and Tagum Agricultural Development Inc. (Tadeco) after receiving ...

Aguirre confirmed as justice secretary - Tempo

The 25-member Commission on Appointments (CA) confirmed yesterday the appointment by President Duterte of Vitaliano N. Aguirre II as his Department of Justice (DoJ) secretary. The decision to have Aguirre confirmed by the bicameral body followed a ...

Appointments body confirms Justice chief - The Manila Times

THE Commission on Appointments on Wednesday confirmed Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre 2nd, despite efforts by Senator Antonio Trillanes 4th to block the appointment of one of President Rodrigo Duterte's top aides. “Happy I hurdled the Commission ...

Don't expect special treatment, de Lima told - The Manila Times

SENATOR Leila de Lima need not to be concerned about her safety in case she is arrested for the drug trafficking complaints she is facing, but should not expect special treatment, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre 2nd said Wednesday. “Definitely, she ...

Aguirre hurdles CA, apologizes to Trillanes - Philippine Star

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre apologized to Trillanes for calling him a gagong senador (stupid senator) in previous interviews. Paolo Romero/Twitter. MANILA, Philippines - Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV failed to block the confirmation of Justice ...

Aguirre gets past CA amid solon's protest - The Standard

THE Commission on Appointments on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II despite the opposition of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. Aguirre failed to get his confirmation on Feb. 1 after Trillanes blocked it. He then ...

Aguirre confirmed amid BI, BuCor controversies - BusinessWorld Online Edition

JUSTICE SECRETARY Vitaliano N. Aguirre II's appointment was confirmed on Wednesday following an executive session on the issues raised against him. Philippines' Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre (C) attends a senate hearing in Manila on February 1, ...

Aguirre gets the Commission on Appointment's nod - The Standard

The Commission on Appointments (CA) has confirmed the appointment of Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre to the Department of Justice. This comes, amid Senator Antonio Trillanes' opposition to Aguirre's confirmation. Prior to the plenary's action, the CA's ...

Trillanes blocks Aguirre's confirmation as Justice Secretary - ABS-CBN News

MANILA - Senator Antonio Trillanes opposed Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II's confirmation as a Cabinet member on Wednesday, citing the justice chief's alleged involvement in several irregularities in the Bureau of Corrections and the Immigration ...

Aguirre gives De Lima '99%' safety assurance if jailed - Philippine Star

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre, seen here during his confirmation hearing, gave Sen. Leila De Lima "99 percent" assurance for her safety. Sen. Lacson's office/Released. MANILA, Philippines- Department of Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre on ...

Aguirre '99% sure' De Lima won't be killed in jail - Rappler

SAFETY ISSUES. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II assures his fiercest critic, Senator Leila de Lima, of safety if she is detained. MANILA, Philippines – Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II allayed the fears of Senator Leila de Lima that she ...

CA confirms Aguirre despite Trillanes' opposition - Philippine Canadian Inquirer

The Commission on Appointments (CA) confirmed on Wednesday the ad interim appointment of Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Vitallano Aguirre II despite another move by Senator Antonio Trillanes IV to suspend his confirmation. (Photo: ALBERT ...

CA approves Aguirre's appointment | SunStar - Sun.Star

THE Commission on Appointments (CA) has confirmed the ad interim appointment of Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II. On Wednesday, the CA plenary adopted the recommendation of the CA panel to confirm Aguirre's appointment as head of the ...

CA bucks Trillanes misgivings; confirms Aguirre as justice secretary - InterAksyon

Newly confirmed Secretary of Justice Vitaliano Aguirre, at middle, just after being conformed by the Commission on Appoints. Flankin him are Rep. Manny Zamora and his wife Marissa Lim. At far right is Senator Loren Legarda. Photographed by Jamin Verde, ...

Legarda urges DOJ probe on drug deaths, 'EJKs' - Inquirer.net

Senator Loren Legarda admitted on Wednesday that she is also bothered by the reported continued killings in the country, prompting her to call on the Department of Justice (DOJ) to conduct an “impartial, transparent” investigation of all deaths whether ...

CA confirms Aguirre amid BuCor, BI controversy - Rappler

CONFIRMED. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II gets the nod of the Commission on Appointments despite the opposition of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler. MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Appointments on ...

Aguirre gets CA confirmation - Manila Bulletin

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II has been confirmed as Secretary of Justice by the Commission on Appointments (CA) held at the Senate session hall this afternoon. MB File — Secretary of Justice Vitalliano Aguirre. (Jansen Romero /Manila Bulletin).

Aguirre gets CA nod - ABS-CBN News

MANILA - The powerful Commission on Appointments (CA) approved the nomination of Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Wednesday despite opposition from Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. The commission gave its nod to the the ad interim appointment ...

Aguirre confirmed as Justice Secretary despite Trillanes' opposition - CNN Philippines

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — The Commission on Appointments (CA) confirmed on Wednesday the nomination of Vitaliano Aguirre II as the Secretary of the Department of Justice (DOJ), despite the opposition of Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV. Sen.

Aguirre gets confirmation as Secretary of Justice - Update Philippines

Secretary of Justice Vitaliano Napeñas Aguirre II's ad interim appointment was confirmed by the Commission on Appointments (CA) without objection despite the opposition of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV.