Calida insists Trillanes has no application for amnesty

MANILA — Solicitor General Jose Calida insisted that Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has no copies of his application for amnesty and of record manifesting his admission of guilt for the crimes of rebellion he committed during the time of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. “There is no document or record evincing his admission of guilt or …

Calida asks SC to stop Senate probe on security firm’s gov’t deals

MANILA — Solicitor General Jose Calida has asked the Supreme Court (SC) to stop the Senate inquiry in connection with his family’s security agency contracts with government agencies worth PHP150 million. In a 39-page Petition for Certiorari and Prohibition with urgent application for Issuance of Temporary Restraining Order and/or Preliminary Injunction filed on August 14 …