In an effort to speed up the delivery of justice, the Supreme Court is considering amendments to the rules of court, among them, allowing a judge to have greater participation in the litigation process and requiring higher standards of evidence before a suspect can be indicted.
WITHIN A news cycle of 24 hours, the front page of the Inquirer was a jumble of “good news” and “bad news,” illustrating the impossibility of managing news to suit the desires of the government.
After months of tough talk, Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez quit her post on Friday, saying the time spent removing her from office would be better used to solve the country’s problems.
Feeling helpless and exhausted working 22-hour days as a housemaid in Singapore, she was beginning to entertain thoughts of taking her own life.
Saying his 13-point drop in net satisfaction rating was caused by media’s bias for bad news, President Benigno Aquino III challenged his propaganda staff to be more “thick-skinned” and “aggressive” in purveying the good news.