Promulgated Decisions and Resolutions
for June, 2008
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1. CA GR CV 87226: ALABANG MEDICAL CENTER AND ANITA N. TY vs. ARTURO T. ESPEJO, SR., et al.
Before us is an appeal from the Decision dated 3 May 2005 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Muntinlupa City, Branch 256 which ruled in favor of plaintiffs-appellees...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

2. CA GR CR 01821: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. KHADDAFY JANJALANI, GAMAL B. BAHARAN @ Tapay, et al.
Before Us on appeal via automatic review pursuant to A.M. No. 05-2-16-SC (Order, dated Dec. 23, 2005, Record, p. 420) is the "Omnibus Decision" of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 60,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

3. CA GR CR 30770: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. RANNY BALDONADO y DAHAY
This treats of an Appeal from the Decision dated 3 January 2007 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 209, Mandaluyong City...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

4. CA GR SP 100237: MOVALL INTERIORS, INC., TIRSO A. GARCIA, et al. vs. NLRC, et al.
Before this Court is a Petition for Certiorari filed by the Petitioners Movall Interiors, Inc., TIRSO A. GARCIA and ISABEL CUERVA-KIER (hereinafter Petitioners), seeking the reversal of the Resolutions...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

5. CA GR SP 101964: DEMETRIO B. GARCIA vs. HON. OMAR T. VIOLA, et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Revised Rules of Court seeking to nullify the Orders dated 8 August 2007, 16 November 2007, 6 December 2007 as well as the Decision dated 27 December 2007...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

6. CA GR CV 76440: SUPREME PAINTERS AND ALLIED SERVICES, JEAN C. VALENCIA, et al. vs. BECCO PHILIPPINES, INC., et al.
Before us is an ordinary appeal from a Decision which was rendered in favor of defendants-appellees and against plaintiffs-appellants, in an action for sum of money with damages...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

7. CA GR SP 71062: MS. CYNIA C. SANCHEZ vs. HON. PATRICIA A. STO. TOMAS, HON. JOSE M. ESPANOL, et al.
This resolves the Petition for Certiorari filed under Rule 65 of the revised Rules of Civil Procedure assailing the Orders, dated February 15, 2000 and February 20, 2002,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

8. CA GR CV 84475: BANNAWAG RURAL BANK, INC. vs. FLOSIER A. SOBREPENA, JANET C. NORTE, et al.
This is an appeal from the Decision of the Regional Trial Court(RTC) of Baguio City, Br. 5, dismissing the complaint for annulment of real estate mortgage,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

9. CA GR SP 99800: MARIETTA S. DE LEON vs. HON. GREGORIO S. SAMPAGA, et al.
This is a Petition for Certiorari and Prohibition under Rule 65 of the revised Rules on Civil Procedure assailing the Omnibus Order [Rollo, pp. 105-108], dated March 1, 2007,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

10. CA GR SP 103762: PRIVILEGE SECURITY & INVESTIGATION AGENCY/ADELAID A. DELA CRUZ vs. N L R C, & FELICITO P. RAMOS
NO MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION WAS FILED BY THE PETITIONERS VIS-A-VIS THE ASSAILED RESOLUTION DATED MARCH 31, 2008 PRIOR TO THE FILING OF THE PETITION....
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

11. CA GR SP 97995: LEONIDA ANDRES, JIMMY ANDRES, et al. vs. ARTHUR CAYSIP
This petition for review seeks the annulment of the Decision of the Regional Trial Court(RTC), Third Judicial Region, Br. 40, Palayan City, Nueva Ecija,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

12. CA GR CR 02413: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. RAMIL RARUGAL alias "Amay Bisaya"
Before Us on appeal is the Decision, dated May 29, 2006, of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 86, Quezon City, in Criminal Case No. Q-99-82409,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

13. CA GR SP 100091: LEILA F. GIRON vs. SECRETARY RAUL M. GONZALES, et al.
On 5 January 2007, Senior State Prosecutor Emilie Fe M. Delos Santos issued a Resolution dismissing the petitioner's complaint for kidnapping and serious illegal detention, thus:...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

14. CA GR CV 85052: ESTATE OF MARIA PAZ CHANCO DE SY-QUIA, et al. vs. PRUDENTIAL BANK, MANOLO A. HILARIO, et al.
Before us is an appeal under Rule 41 of the 1997 Revised Rules of Civil Procedure, wherein appellant seeks to annul and set aside the 19 April 2005 Order...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

15. CA GR CV 84157: LUISITO DY CO vs. REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Before us is an appeal under Rule 41 of the 1997 Revised Rules of Civil Procedure, wherein the oppositor-appellant seeks to annul and set aside the 4 May 2004 Decision...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

16. CA GR SP 76478: EAST WEST PLACEMENT CENTER, INC. vs. N L R C and BERNABE MALALUAN
The power of an employer to terminate a probationary employment is not absolute. It is subject to certain limitations,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

17. CA GR CV 78682: HONORATO MARTIN and EUFRECIA MARTIN vs. EQUITABLE PCI BANK
After a perusal of the arguments raised in defendant-appellant's Motion for Reconsideration vis-a-vis plaintiffs-appellees' Comment thereto, we find that the issues raised in said motion have already been passed upon...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

18. CA GR CV 85262: MANILA SEEDLING BANK FOUNDATION, INC. vs. NATIONAL HOUSING AUTHORITY
After an assessment of the arguments raised in the defendant-appellant's Motion for Reconsideration dated 28 April 2008 vis-a-vis the plaintiff-appellee's Opposition thereto...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

19. CA GR CR 30691: HEIRS OF VIRGINIA SALAZAR CARREON, et al. vs. ESPERANZA ARIOLA, et al.
Before this Court is an appeal from the Decision dated June 9, 2006 of the Regional Trial Court, National Capital Judicial Region, Branch 216, Quezon City...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

20. CA GR CR 02745: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. MARLYN LOZANO
Assailed in this appeal is the Decision dated February 21, 2007 of Branch 61, Regional Trial Court (RTC), Baguio City in (i) Criminal Case No. 25204-R, convicting accused-appellant Marlyn Lozano for violation of Section 5...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

21. CA GR SP 91807: MARIS STELLA AQUINO, et al. vs. C-COM PHILS., INC., ATTY. ABUNDIO ARRIETA, et al.
Assailed in the present petition for certiorari under Rule 65, 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure is the Decision dated July 22, 2005 of public respondent National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC)...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

22. CA GR SP 102000: REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES, et al. vs. HON. MA. ELLEN A. AGUILAR, et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Revised Rules of Court filed by the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) for the Petitioner Republic of the Philippines through the Department of Education...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

23. CA GR SP 101337: KING MIKE SECURITY AGENCY, MICHAEL N. KALASHIAN, et al. vs. NLRC, et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 filed by Petitioners King Mike Security Agency, MICHAEL N. KALASHIAN and IMEAR B. NAVELGAS (hereinafter Petitioners)...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

24. CA GR CV 87891: RIZAL COMMERCIAL BANKING CORPORATION (RCBC) vs. SPOUSES ARNOLD C. LINGAN and FELIPA LINGAN
Before this Court is an appeal from the Resolution dated August 10, 2006 of the Regional Trial Court, Second Judicial Region, Branch 01, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

25. CA GR CR 01715: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. NAJIEB PASANDALAN Y ONDAY et al.
Najieb Pasandalan and Renato Castrillo (appellants, for brevity) were charged before the Regional Trial Court of Binan, Laguna, Branch 24 (trial Court, for brevity) for violation of Section 15, Article III of Republic Act No. 6425,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

26. CA GR SP 101779: NORMA ONG GAPUSAN, et al. vs. HON. ISIDORO T. POBRE, et al.
Before this Court is a Petition For Certiorari seeking to annul and set aside the order dated October 24, 2007 of the Regional Trial Court, First Judicial Region, Branch 22, Narvacan, Ilocos Sur...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

27. CA GR CV 87668: EAST WEST BANKING CORPORATION vs. SPS. MARIANO S. MATIC and ZENAIDA P. MATIC
This is an appeal from the Decision dated 28 July 2006, issued by the Regional Trial Court of Pasay City, Branch 112, in Civil Case No. 87668 for replevin with damages, the dispositive portion of which is hereto quoted as follows:...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

28. CA GR CR 01717: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. LEOPOLDO ESLERA
This is an appeal from the Decision of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 68, Lingayen, Pangasinan in Criminal Case No. L-6590, finding appellant LEOPOLDO ESLERA guilty beyond reasonable doubt of Rape....
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

29. CA GR SP 96353: JUDGE ADORACION G. ANGELES vs. EMMANUEL VELASCO
This case resolves the propriety of the issuances rendered by the Office of President affirming, on appeal, the investigative findings of the Acting Secretary of the Department of Justice (DOJ) dismissing the administrative complaint filed against resp...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

30. CA GR SP 103973: ELIAS A. JOAQUIN vs. HON. NOLI C. DIAZ, et al.
Before this Court is the Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Revised Rules of Civil Procedure assailing the Order dated December 28, 2007 of the Regional Trial Court, National Capital Judicial Region, Branch 39, Manila...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

31. CA GR CV 88092: MAURA CASTILLO-KIRCHOFF vs. CRISTINA G. ESTRADA, GIL E. TABIJE and HERNANDO D. VALMORES, JR.
Before the Court is an appeal from the Decision dated July 3, 2006 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Malabon City, Branch 73, in Civil Case No. 2988-MN,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

32. CA GR SP 100644: AMA COMPUTER COLLEGE, INC. vs. RTC, Quezon City, Branch 223, and PHILIPPINE BASKETBALL LEAGUE
Assailed in this petition for certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure are the Orders of the Regional Trial Court (RTC), Branch 223, Quezon City,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

33. CA GR SP 100910: SECURITY PACIFIC ASSURANCE CORPORATION vs. THE HONORABLE JUDGE SELMA PALACIO ALARAS, et al.
Before the Court is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court which seeks to annul and set aside the Order dated February 27, 2006 rendered by the Regional Trial Court of Makati City, Branch 62 (RTC),...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

34. CA GR SP 102745: RICHES BICYCLE SALES/ALLAN TAN and SUSAN MAGALONG vs. NLRC, et al.
Before the Court is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court seeking to nullify the Resolutions dated October 24, 2007 and December 21, 2007 rendered by public respondent National Labor Relations Commission...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

35. CA GR CV 87380: ANDRES RUNAS vs. RODOLFO CATAQUIZ and NATIONAL HOUSING AUTHORITY
This is an appeal from the Decision of the Regional Trial Court (RTC), Branch 24, Binan, Laguna, dated March 31, 2004, in Civil Case No. B-3330,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

36. CA GR SP 101770: MARCELO G. NAVAL, JR. vs. HON. PATRIA MANALASTAS-DE LEON, et al.
"WHEREFORE, plaintiffs' motion for reconsideration is partially granted, and the issue regarding plaintiffs' second cause of action is hereby included, to wit,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

37. CA GR SP 101179: LA HUERTA AGRO-MARINE CULTURE DEVELOPMENT CORP. vs. SPS. MARCO NARCISO and MILA DE LA FUENTE, et al.
Petitioner La Huerta Agro-Marine Culture Development Corporation (or La Huerta for brevity) resorted through this petition for certiorari to declare as null and void the decisions,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

38. CA GR SP 101774: DOMINGA R. QUITO vs. STOP & SAVE CORPORATION, GREGORY DAVID DICKENSON, et al.
This is a Petition for Review filed under Rule 42 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure. Before us is petitioner Dominga R. Quito who is seeking to reverse and set aside the Judgment dated April 22, 2007 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC), Branch 66 of C...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

39. CA GR CR 01228: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. NELLY ULAMA y ARRISMA
Nelly Ulama y Arrisma (appellant, for brevity), a resident of 8305 Dapitan Extension, Barangay Nuevo, Makati City, is before the Court, with an appeal that judgment be rendered reversing the Decision of the Regional Trial Court of Makati City, Branch 1...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

40. CA GR SP 103528: RUTH B. PADILLA and BONG PADILLA vs. NENITA UY
A cursory reading of the instant Petition for Review under Rule 42 shows that it suffers from the following...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

41. CA GR CV 89129: ISMAELA DIMAGIBA vs. EUSEBIO DELOS REYES, et al.
Before this Court is an appeal from the Decision dated January 22, 2007 of the Regional Trial Court, Third Judicial Region, Branch 17, Malolos City...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

42. CA GR SP 98387: BAYOLO SALAMUDING vs. THE NLRC (Second Division), et al.
Bayolo Salamuding (petitioner, for brevity) is before the Court with a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court to particularly annul and set aside the --...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

43. CA GR CR 30855: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. ALBERT ACOBO y ROLDAN
This is an appeal from the Decision dated January 4, 2007 in Criminal Case No. 05-358 of Branch 143, Regional Trial Court (RTC), Makati City which convicted accused-appellant Albert Acobo y Roldan of homicide....
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

44. CA GR SP 84842: FIL-ESTATE PROPERTIES, INC. vs. SPS. GO SIOK CHIENG and PETER UY
For disposition is the Petition for Review1 under Rule 43 of the Rules of Court to nullify the (1) Order2 of the Office of the President dated April 30, 2004, in O.P. Case No. 04-A-001...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

45. CA GR SP 100709: FABIAN J. URBI, JR. vs. ONOFRE A. BAYAG
Before the Court is a Petition for Review under Rule 43 of the Rules of Court seeking to reverse and set aside the following Resolutions rendered by the Civil Service Commission:...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

46. CA GR CR 30684: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. EDGARDO GREGORIO
Per Resolution dated 5 March 2008, upon motion, appellant was granted a period of thirty (30) days within which to file his brief....
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

47. CA GR SP 102220: JOSEFINA VIGILIA vs. ROGELIO MARILA
Assailed in this Petition for Review is the Decision of the Department of Agrarian Reform Adjudication Board (DARAB) dated September 20, 2007,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

48. CA GR SP 99663: EASTRIDGE GOLF CLUB, INC. vs. HON. JUDGE JESUS B. MUPAS, et al.
Before the Court is a petition for certiorari pursuant to Rule 65 of the Rules of Court which seeks to assail and nullify the Order, dated May 28, 2007,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

49. CA GR SP 101871: MITSUBISHI MOTORS PHILS. CORPORATION (MMPC), et al. vs. NLRC, Third Division, et al.
This is a petition for certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure seeking to annul and set aside the Resolutions, dated July 30, 2007 and September 28, 2007, of the Third Division of the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) ren...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

50. CA GR CV 88463: LOURDES SAN PEDRO, ET AL. vs. HEIRS OF THE LATE SPS. INOCENCIO FRANCISCO, et al.
Before us is an appeal from the Decision dated 23 October 2006 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Malolos, Bulacan, Branch 22 which ruled in favor of the defendants-appellees...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

51. CA GR CV 87688: SPS. ALBERTO RICO and DALISAY LIANGCO RICO vs. I.C. DIZON REALTY & DEVELOPMENT CORP.
It is a cardinal rule in the interpretation of contracts that, "if the terms of a contract are clear and leave no doubt upon the intention of the contracting parties,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

52. CA GR CV 86115: ROMMEL AQUINO vs. DANIEL SORILLA, SEGUNDINO MACALINTAL, et al.
This is an appeal from an Order issued by Branch 117, Regional Trial Court, NCJR, Pasay City in RTC SEC Case No. 04-0004-CFM on October 5, 2005 which considered said case CLOSED...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

53. CA GR SP 87327: ARMED FORCES & POLICE SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSO., INC. vs. LOCAL BOARD OF ASSESSMENT APPEALS OF BUTUAN
Assailed in this petition is the Decision dated March 18, 2004, of the Central Board of Assessment Appeals, which dismissed petitioner¬タルs appeal for lack of merit....
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

54. CA GR CV 65346: AGNES L. REYES and MAVIS L. REYES vs. MANILA ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC. and FRANCISCO C. COLLANTES
Manila Electric Company (Meralco) and Francisco Collantes (defendants-appellants) elevate this case before Us to appeal the Decision of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Quezon City,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

55. CA GR CV 80620: MAXIMINA JANOPOL ABSUELO VDA. DE OCAMPO vs. HEIRS OF MARIA ABSUELO VDA. DE MARTINEZ
Before Us is an Appeal seeking to reverse and set aside the Decision dated July 24, 2003 of the Regional Trial Court (Branch 28), Mambajao, Camiguin,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

56. CA GR CV 01015: SCHEMA RESOURCES INC. vs. DAI-DAN CO., LTD et al.
Assailed in this appeal is the Order dated September 28, 2006 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 16, Davao City which dismissed plaintiffappellant¬タルs complaint based on a compromise agreement....
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

57. CA GR SP 103510: BOYET FAJARDO INITIALS ENT., and BOYET FAJARDO vs. N L R C, and CORAZON MAAS, DELIA TUGADO, et al
A careful scrutiny of this petition for certiorari reveals the following defects: Petitioners failed to attach proof of service...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

58. CA GR CV 00751: NESTOR PONTERAS vs. SPOUSES ALEXANDER AND NANCY DEQUITO, et al.
Defendant-appellants filed the instant appeal assailing the March 6, 2006 Decision of Branch 9, Regional Trial Court, Malaybalay City in Civil Case No. 2689-97....
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

59. CA GR SP 103857: MOONDRAGON CONSTRUCTORS CORP. and WILLIAM QUE vs. N L R C and DOMINGO CASADA
A perusal of the petition for certiorari reveals the following defects: Petitioners' verification lacks the assurance that the allegations are also based on authentic records...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

60. CA GR SP 102015: ELIGIO A. BERMILLO, JR. vs. NLRC (Third Division), et al.
This is a petition for certiorari filed under Rule 65 of the 1997 Revised Rules of Court seeking to annul and set aside [1] the September 24, 2007 Resolution...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

61. CA GR CV 85464: Sps. TEOJOE S. LEDESMA & ELIZABETH M. LEDESMA vs. REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
This is an appeal from the Decision dated June 23, 2005 rendered by the Municipal Trial Court in Cities, Branch I, Antipolo City in LRC Case No. 02-003...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

62. CA GR CV 87032: ALLEN ROSS QUILALA GANIR vs. THE MUNICIPAL CIVIL REGISTRAR OF SARRAT, ILOCOS NORTE, et al.
On appeal by the Republic of the Philippines, through the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) is the Decision of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 2, Sanchez Mira, Cagayan,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

63. CA GR SP 00224: DIVINA PAMAN-RAMOS vs. HON. JUDGE PAUL T. ARCANGEL, et al.
Assailed in this petition for certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court is the Order dated December 28, 2004 issued by Hon. Paul T. Arcangel of Branch 12, Regional Trial Court, Davao City,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

64. CA GR SP 69361: LILIA S. CHUA vs. NLRC, Fifth Division, et al.
Petitioner, by way of the instant petition for certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court, assails the April 30, 2001 Resolution of the National Labor Relations Commission-Fifth Division...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

65. CA GR CR 30229: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. SUSANO SAMONTE y LATAG
This is an appeal from the decision rendered by Branch 6, Regional Trial Court, Tanauan City, Province of Batangas in Criminal Case No. 01-11-659...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

66. CA GR SP 89867: RAOUL MODESTO G. DELA CRUZ vs. NLRC, et al.
This is a petition for certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court seeking to nullify the decision of the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC)...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

67. CA GR SP 01143: NARCISO CUBILLO, et al. vs. NLRC, 5TH DIVISION, CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, petitioners assailing the Resolution dated March 28, 2001 of the National Labor Relations Commission, Fifth Division, Cagayan de Oro City and its Resolution dated...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

68. CA GR SP 00925: ENCARNACION AMIGO, et al. vs. MUNICIPAL TRIAL COURT in CITIES, TAGUM CITY, et al.
Before Us is an appeal under Rule 41 of the Rules of Court assailing the Order dated September 26, 2005 of the Regional Trial Court (Branch 2), Tagum City...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

69. CA GR SP 00881: MARIA VDA. DE GALAS vs. TEODORO PAREJA, et al.
Assailed in this petition is the Decision dated February 11, 2005 of the Department of Agrarian Reform Adjudication Board (DARAB),...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

70. CA GR SP 00405: CAMIGUIN COOPERATIVE RURAL BANK, INC. vs. NLRC, 5TH DIVISION, CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, petitioner assailing the Resolution dated June 18, 2004 of the National Labor Relations Commission, Fifth Division, Cagayan de Oro City...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

71. CA GR SP 00265: FAIRY LAND MINERAL WATER et al. vs. NLRC, 5TH DIVISION, CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, petitioners assailing the Resolution dated August 31, 2004 of the National Labor Relations Commission, Fifth Division, Cagayan de Oro City...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

72. CA GR CR 01932: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. JOCELYN MOLINA and SIMPLICIO MOLINA, JR.
This is an appeal from the Decision of the Regional Trial Court of Pasig City, Branch 161, finding accused-appellants Jocelyn Molina and Simplicio Molina, Jr., guilty of illegal recruitment in large scale and eight (8) counts of estafa....
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

73. CA GR CV 00339: ALBERTO R. ELAPE vs. REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Assailed in this appeal is the Decision dated November 19, 2004 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 29, Surigao City,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

74. CA GR SP 96520: HEIRS OF LEONCIA CRUZ MANLIQUEZ, ET AL. vs. HONORABLE PEDRO DE LEON GUTIERREZ, et al.
Before Us is a petition for certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court seeking to reverse and set-aside the Orders dated March 29, 2001 and July 19, 2006...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

75. CA GR SP 94530: MILAGROS LAGRIMAS vs. VICTORIA LOGRONO, JOCELYN GUITES, et al.
This is a Petition for Review filed pursuant to Section 43 of the 1997 Rules of Court assailing the Decision (Rollo, pp. 23-27) dated February 14, 2006 of the Office of the President and its Resolution...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

76. CA GR SP 99481: UNITED COCONUT PLANTERS BANK and JOSE L. QUERUBIN vs. HON. COMM. VICTORIANO R. CALAYCAY, et al.
Before this Court is petitioners' Motion to Withdraw the present Petition for Certiorari, filed on March 25, 2008....
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

77. CA GR SP 97547: CONCORDIA J. LUBUGUIN vs. CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION (CSC), CITY OF MALOLOS WATER DISTRICT (CMWD),
Before this Court is a petition for review under Rule 43 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure which seeks to modify Resolution No. 060535 dated March 31, 2006...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

78. CA GR CV 87575: GENARO J. ALONZO vs. REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Before Us is an appeal from the Decision dated 28 April 2006 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 157, Pasig City granting the application for registration of title to land filed by herein applicant-appellee Genaro Alonzo in Land Registration Case No. ...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

79. CA GR CV 89558: GLOBAL-V BUILDERS CO. vs. MR. & MRS. CHAN SHUI CHOK
Before Us is an appeal from the Decision of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 115, Pasay City, which dismissed plaintiff-appellant's complaint for specific performance or collection of sum of money against defendants-appellees....
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

80. CA GR SP 98710: TEAMWORK NORTHERN PHILIPPINES, INC. vs. PATRICIA R. SARMIENTO
Before Us is a Petition for Review under Rule 42 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure assailing the Decision dated 18 December 2006 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 3, Baguio City in Civil Case No. 6303-R...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

81. CA GR SP 99105: VICTORIA HIZON VDA. DE RODRIGUEZ & SONS, INC. vs. MARIANO TOLENTINO, et al.
This is a Petition for Review under Rule 42 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, as amended, seeking to annul and set aside the Orders dated January 22, 2007 and May 7, 2007 in Civil Case No. 5228,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

82. CA GR SP 98673: BOBBY S. TINDAN, JR. vs. TOYOTA ALABANG, INC., et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court assailing the Resolution dated November 28, 2006 of public respondent National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC), Third Division,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

83. CA GR SP 85739: ROSALIE A. MINDO vs. N L R C, EQUITABLE-PCI, BANK, DEOGRACIAS VISTAN, et al.
Before us on a petition for certiorari is Rosalie Mindo, a customer service assistant of the respondent Equitable-PCI Bank who was assigned to the Bangkal Makati...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

84. CA GR CV 87340: LOURDES SERRANO, et al. vs. DANILO C. ADILLE, et al.
Before Us is an Appeal under Rule 41 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, seeking to set aside the Decision dated 21 April 2006 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 3, Legazpi City,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

85. CA GR CR 30896: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. LINDA LEGASPI and FERMIN LEGASPI
Before the Court is an appeal filed by accused-appellant Linda Legaspi from the Decision dated June 24, 2002 in Criminal Case No. 108308 of Branch 69, Regional Trial Court, Pasig City which found petitioner guilty...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

86. CA GR SP 94283: THE HEIRS OF THE LATE NARCISO FERRERA vs. HON. JUANITA T. GUERRERO, et al.
The case before Us is a petition for certiorari under Rule 65 of the Revised Rules of Court, seeking to annul and set aside the writ of possession dated 30 January 2005, issued by the Hon. Juanita T. Guerrero...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

87. CA GR SP 101064: RENATO A. LLAGUNO, et al. vs. SEVEN CARAT DIAMOND PAWNSHOP, NLRC, et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, seeking to declare null and void public respondent's Resolutions,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

88. CA GR CR 30961: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES & SPS. ANDERSEN L. TUANA & WILMA A. TUANA vs. NATIONAL POWER CORPORATION
Before Us is an appeal from the Order of the Regional Trial Court(RTC), National Judicial Capital Region, Br. 273, Marikina City, dismissing the petition for Contempt,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-30

89. CA GR SP UDK 5926: PAULINA CAYABYAB vs. SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM
On March 11, 2008, petitioner Paulina Cayabyab, through a handwritten Motion for Extension of Time, requested for an extension of fifteen (15) days...
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90. CA GR SP 102920: ARVI CORAZON LOBANGCO-DEL ROSARIO vs. GABRIEL T. DEL ROSARIO
In this Court's Resolution dated April 4, 2008, We issued a writ of habeas corpus returnable to the Executive Judge of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Pasig City...
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91. CA GR SP 103885: HEIRS OF CALIXTO MACULAM, Jr. vs. AGUEDA MACULAM and ATTY. NESTOR CORPUZ,
On 29 May 2008, Atty. Ferdinand P. Ignacio, counsel for petitioners filed via registered mail a Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review under Rule 42....
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

92. CA GR SP 67318: JAMES HARDIE PHILS., INC. vs. THE HONORABLE DIRECTOR OF THE BUREAU OF LABOR RELATIONS, et al.
After a perusal of the arguments raised in petitioner's Motion for Reconsideration sans respondent's Comment/Opposition thereto, we find that the issues raised in said motion have already been passed upon...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

93. CA GR CV 83616: ROSALINA PORCIUNCULA vs. SPS. EDGAR TAN and EVANGELINE BRANDES TAN et al.
This is an appeal from the Decision, of Branch 19 of the Regional Trial Court of Naga City in Civil Case No. RTC '92-2657,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

94. CA GR CV 87975: SPS. YOLANDA GAYAS and VICTOR G. GAYAS vs. PRECY GALLADO et al.
At bench is an appeal from the August 24, 2006 judgment on the pleadings rendered by the Regional Trial Court of Cavite City, Branch 88, in Civil Case No. N-7546,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

95. CA GR CR 31085: ELISEO R. BAUTISTA vs. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES
Before Us is a Petition for Review assailing the Orders of the Regional Trial Court (RTC), Makati City dated a) 5 February 2007, denying petitioner's motion to reopen the case in the RTC,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

96. CA GR SP 101861: ALLEN C. ROXAS vs. HONORABLE MARIA CRISTINA J. CORNEJO et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court assailing the Order dated 25 July 2007 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 147, Makati City in Civil Case No. 06-326...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

97. CA GR SP 100683: DOMINADOR O. ONGONION vs. BENITA C. APAREJADO
The petitioner invokes acquisitive prescription in asking us to reverse the Decision of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) which affirmed the Judgment of the Municipal Circuit Trial Court (MCTC) favoring in this wise the respondent and his then impleaded...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

98. CA GR CV 88466: ERLINDA P. BORILLO, et al. vs. REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Assailed in this appeal is the Decision that ordered the registration of title in the names of herein applicants-appellees Erlinda P. Borillo and Romeo P. Borillo...
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99. CA GR SP 98578: IMELDA S. SURIO vs. N L R C, TNT EXPRESS WORLDWIDE, INC. and/or JOSE LUIS SALAS, et al.
This is a petition for certiorari assailing the Resolution of the National Labor Relations Commission dated 31 July 2006, and its Resolution dated 1 January 2007,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

100. CA GR CR 28338: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. EDUARDO BELMONTE, SR.
This is an Appeal from the Decision dated February 9, 2004 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 1, Legazpi City in Criminal Case No. 8656...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

101. CA GR SP 98807: LUZ Q. PINLAC vs. CONRADO MISOLES
This pertains to a petition for review under Rule 42, although erroneously captioned and represented to be one under Rule 45 (appeal by certiorari to the Supreme Court) of the Revised Rules of Court...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

102. CA GR CR 02343: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. JENNEFER CARIN y DONOGA
It is a settled principle that, in passing upon the credibility of witnesses, appellate courts will generally not interfere with the judgment of a trial court...
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103. CA GR CR 28791: THE PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. ALBERTO FERNANDEZ y BAYANIN
This is an Appeal from the Decision dated May 25, 2004 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 3, Pallocan West, Batangas City in Criminal Case No. 10437...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

104. CA GR CR 30419: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. HELEN DE PADUA
This pertains to an appeal from the Decision which found Helen de Padua, herein accused-appellant, guilty beyond reasonable doubt of the crime of estafa, and disposed as follows:...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

105. CA GR CR 02219: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. DOMINADOR 'DOMENG' BALTAZAR
Accused-appellant Dominador "Domeng" Baltazar seeks to reverse and set aside the February 13, 2006 Decision of the Regional Trial Court of Paranaque City, Branch 274,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

106. CA GR CR 30084: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. TEODORICO SULIT y PUNO
This pertains to an appeal from the Decision which found Teodorico Sulit y Puno, herein accused-appellant, guilty beyond reasonable doubt of the crime of estafa, and disposed as follows:...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

107. CA GR SP 101373: BURGOS MANAGO vs. TOMAS NICOLAS, JR., et al.
This is a Petition for Review under Rule 42 of the 1997 Rules of Court which seeks the reversal and the setting aside of the Orders dated 23 July 2007...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

108. CA GR SP 97301: REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. HON. EDUARDO PERALTA, JR., et al.
Filed pursuant to Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, the petition for certiorari at bench is styled as one for nullification of the Orders dated May 17, 2005, August 15, 2005 and September 7, 2006 issued by public respondent, the Hon. Eduard...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

109. CA GR SP 101986: NATIONAL POWER CORPORATION vs. SPOUSES RUFO LLORIN and TOMASA TIJAM-LLORIN
In this petition for review under Rule 42 of the Rules of Court, petitioner National Power Corporation seeks to nullify and set aside the Decision dated December 7, 2007 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 26, Naga City,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

110. CA GR SP 103722: JUST GIFT, INC. and NELSON SANTOS vs. NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS COMMISSION and OFELIA UBACAN
The Court is constrained to DISMISS the instant petition for certiorari, filed under Rule 65, Rules of Court, as amended...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

111. CA GR CR 30843: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. RICKY BUNAGAN y SERQUINA
Ricky Bunagan y Serquina ("Bunagan") appeals the April 17, 2007 Decision of the Regional Trial Court of Manila in Criminal Case No. 04-231658,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

112. CA GR SP 97275: LCL CAPITAL, INC. vs. HON. AMELITA C. MANALASTAS, and BANK OF THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS
This petition for certiorari and mandamus seeks (1) to annul and set aside the Order dated April 17, 2006 denying petitioner LCL CAPITAL, INC.'s motion to consolidate,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

113. CA GR CR 30751: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. MARKDAIRYL VILLA
Markdairyl Villa ("Villa") appeals the December 11, 2006 Decision of the Regional Trial Court of Batac, Ilocos Norte in Criminal Case No. 3912-18,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

114. CA GR CV 89348: PABLO E. JACOB vs. PATRICIA L. MALUBAY
On appeal is the Decision dated May 13, 1994 of the Regional Trial Court of La Trinidad, Benguet, Branch 9 in Civil Case No. 92-F-0348 for "Declaration of Nullity of Marriage."...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

115. CA GR CV 90375: TIARA COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL CORP. vs. AMADO SAN JUAN
Before this Court is an appeal from the Decision of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Makati City, Branch 147 dated September 17, 2007,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

116. CA GR SP UDK 5976: S.S. VENTURES, INC., et al. vs. S.S. VENTURES LABOR UNION - ALONA MACALINO et al.
Before Us is petitioners' June 2, 2008 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Certiorari. We resolved to DENY the motion....
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

117. CA GR CR 31436: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. CARLOS DACQUEL
Accused-appellant's Urgent Motion to Withdraw Appeal which bears his signature and those of SOI Gerardo C. Salamat and PGI George Divina as witnesses is GRANTED in the light of (1) the Indorsement from the Director of the Bureau of Corrections...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

118. CA GR CV 81241: LYDIA C. BUKALAN vs. SPS. CLODUALDO and FELISA CONTAWE
Defendants-appellants Spouses Clodualdo and Felisa Contawe ("Spouses Contawe") appeal the Order dated June 20, 2003 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Pasig City,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

119. CA GR CV 63159: TAGUMPAY S. DE GUZMAN vs. REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Before this Court is an appeal from the Decision dated March 2, 1999 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Quezon City, Branch 98, in L.R.C. Case No. Q-10516-(98) ...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

120. CA GR CV 76492: ARNEL F. REYES vs. MARIKO NOVELWARES, INC.
This is an ordinary appeal from a Decision which was rendered in favor of plaintiff-appellee and against defendant-appellant, in an action for sum of money with damages, the dispositive portion of which reads:...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

121. CA GR SP 100368: IGNACIO M. TARUC vs. HON. PABLO M. AGUSTIN, et al.
This Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court with a prayer for the issuance of a Temporary Restraining Order and/or Writ of Preliminary Injunction...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

122. CA GR SP UDK 5966: NORBERTO M. BACUS, et al. vs. ARELLANO UNIVERSITY and the RTC, of Manila Br. 14
On 14 May 2008, Norberto Bacus, Salvador Anover, Daproso Elardo and Maria Tobias, through their counsel, Atty. Tomas J. Caspe, filed a Motion for Extension...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

123. CA GR SP 103678: STRINGER SECURITY & SERVICES, INC., MARLON C. MONTEZON vs. N L R C and LOPE M. DAHUNAN
The Court is constrained to DISMISS the instant petition for certiorari, filed under Rule 65, Rules of Court, as amended,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

124. CA GR CV 88580: JAIME C. TAN vs. DIAMOND MOTOR CORPORATION, et al.
Before Us is an Appeal from the Order dated 26 June 2006 of the Regional Trial Court of Quezon City, Branch 92 in Civil Case No. Q- 06-57076 entitled JAIME C. TAN...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

125. CA GR CV 88493: JUDITH D. PILAR, JESSE PILAR, et al. vs. CORAZON QUINEZ and MANUEL VALDEZ
This is an appeal from the December 13, 2006 decision rendered by the Regional Trial Court of Candon City, Ilocos Sur (Branch 23)...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

126. CA GR SP 103761: ALLROADS TRANSPORT SERVICE/FELIX ANGULO vs. N L R C and CRISTITUTO P. BALLANCA
On 3 June 2008, petitioners ALLROADS TRANSPORT SERVICE/FELIX ANGULO, through counsel, filed a "Motion for Extension of Time to File a Petition for Review on Certiorari"...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

127. CA GR CR 02739: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. ARNULFO AGAPAN
The High Court has decreed the non-disclosure in the text of court decision of the real names of women & children who are victims of violence as contemplated under Republic Act No. 9262,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

128. CA GR SP 99129: SEVERINO ALDOVINO AND DOMINGO ALDOVINO vs. NELSON ALBUFERA AND NORA ALBUFERA
Before Us is a Petition for Review seeking to annul and set aside the Decision dated 9 August 2006 of the Department of Agrarian Reform Adjudication Board ("DARAB"),...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

129. CA GR SP 101540: SOLID HOMES, INC. vs. HON. AMELIA A. FABROS, et al.
In this petition for certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court, petitioner Solid Homes, Inc. seeks to annul and set aside the Order dated April 16, 2007, as well as the Order dated September 14, 2007,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

130. CA GR SP 104019: TEOFILO CHAVEZ, et al. vs. Hon. LIBRADO P. CHAVEZ, et al.
An initial evaluation of the present Verified Petition for Certiorari filed by herein Intervenor-Petitioners, through counsel, on 23 June 2008 shows a procedural infirmity relating to the choice of venue of filing such before this forum....
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

131. CA GR SP 101783: SAMBA MASTER RECRUITMENT SERVICES/IMELDA V. HERNANDEZ vs. NLRC, et al.
The present petition under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court seeks to nullify the Decision dated August 31, 2007 as well as the Resolution dated October 26, 2007...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

132. CA GR CR 31218: GODOFREDO FLORES vs. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES
This is a Petition for Review under Rule 42 of the Revised Rules of Court filed by Petitioner GODOFREDO FLORES (hereinafter Petitioner) assailing the Decision dated 26 October 2007...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

133. CA GR CR 02727: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. GARRY DELA CRUZ y DELA CRUZ alias "GARRY"
Before Us is an Appeal from the Decision dated 08 February 2007 of the Regional Trial Court, National Capital Judicial Region, Branch 82 of Quezon City...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

134. CA GR SP 102858: LWV CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION vs. NLRC, et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari filed by LWV Construction Corporation (hereinafter Petitioner) under Rule 65 of the Revised Rules of Court seeking to annul and set aside the Decision dated 26 September 2007...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

135. CA GR SP 97160: ASIA UNITED BANK vs. HON. RAUL M. GONZALEZ, et al.
In a Petition for Certiorari filed under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Court, petitioner Asia United Bank ("AUB")...
Promulgated on 2008-06-27

136. CA GR SP 96663: JOSEPH M. MALAGUENO vs. NLRC (Second Division), et al.
Filed pursuant to Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, the petition for certiorari at bench seeks the nullification of the Decision dated August 18, 2006 issued by public respondent National Labor Relations Commission (Second Division) in NLRC...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

137. CA GR CR 02612: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. RONALDO DE GUZMAN y DANZIL
At bench is an appeal from the decision dated 05 December 2006 rendered by the Regional Trial Court of Villasis, Pangasinan, Branch 50,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

138. CA GR SP 99119: PHILIPPINE CHARITY SWEEPSTAKES OFFICE vs. CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
Before us is a Verified Petition for Review with Prayer for the Issuance of Temporary Restraining Order and Writ of Injunction under Rule 43 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

139. CA GR CV 85339: GINA LYNN P. AGUINILLO vs. REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
The evidentiary requirements for a declaration of presumptive death are at issue in this appeal from the May 25, 2005 Decision rendered by the Regional Trial Court of San Jose, Camarines Sur, Branch 58, in Special Proceeding No. T-816,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

140. CA GR SP 97584: JULIUS C. BANO vs. NLRC, et al.
This petition for certiorari filed pursuant to Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure primarily seeks the nullification of the June 24, 2005 Decision rendered by public respondent National Labor Relations Commission in NLRC NCR CA No. 037323,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

141. CA GR CV 88086: EMMA C. SALLE vs. MARISSA MARIANO-CASTULO & NERISSA S. VILLAMOR
Before Us is an appeal from the Decision dated 3 March 2006 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 147, Makati City in Civil Case No. 04-354 dismissing the Complaint for Sum of Money and Damages...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

142. CA GR SP 98266: ALFONSO O. TANADA vs. HON. HECTOR B. ALMEYDA, et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court assailing the Order dated November 13, 2006 of public respondent Regional Trial Court, Branch 61, Gumaca, Quezon...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

143. CA GR CR 30540: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. LEOBINO TABING y SELLA
On appeal is the 22 February 2006 Decision of the Regional Trial Court of Las Pinas City, Branch 255,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

144. CA GR SP 100925: PHILIPPINE INTERNATIONAL TRADING CORP. vs. HON. FRANCISCO G. MENDIOLA, et al.
Before us is a Petition for Certiorari and Prohibition with Prayer for Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) and/or Writ of Preliminary Injunction filed by petitioner Philippine International Trading Corporation...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

145. CA GR SP 102524: VIA MARE CORPORATION vs. NLRC (SECOND DIVISION), et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court with prayer for issuance of a Temporary Restraining Order and/or Writ of Preliminary Injunction seeking to review the Decision of the Second Division, National Labor Relations...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

146. CA GR CV 88290: WILLIAM B. GUTIERREZ and JULIETA V. GUTIERREZ vs. ARSENIA R. SANTIAGO
On appeal by defendant Arsenia R. Santiago ("Santiago") is the Decision dated March 30, 2006 of the Regional Trial Court of Morong, Rizal ("RTC"), in Civil Case No. 01-1321-M...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

147. CA GR CV 88355: LOLITA CASTILLO, MICHAEL CASTILLO, et al. vs. DAGUPAN BUS CO., INC AND ALEX MONTEMAYOR NATNAT
On appeal by defendants Dagupan Bus Company, Inc. ("Dagupan Bus") and Alex Montemayor Natnat ("Natnat") is the Decision dated September 29, 2006...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

148. CA GR CV 89115: HEIRS OF NIEVES BAYUBAY vs. SPS. TEODORO BERONILLA and FLORENDA BERONILLA
On appeal by plaintiffs Heirs of Nieves Bayubay, represented by Lorenzo Ayao ("Heirs of Nieves Bayubay") is the Decision dated January 31, 2007...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

149. CA GR CV 89390: NEMESITA GUEVARRA vs. CIRMONT INDUSTRIES, INC., ALLIED BANKING CORP., et al.
On appeal by defendants Anthonette Mary Ann Agustin ("Anthonette"), Valeriana Agustin ("Agustin") and Romy Ilano ("Ilano") is the Decision dated 9 May 2005...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

150. CA GR SP 95325: SPOUSES MANUEL V. PANIS & RHODORA D. PANIS, et al. vs. THE HON. EDWIN D. SORONGON, et al.
Assailed in this petition for certiorari is the Joint Order, dated June 14, 2006, of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 214, Mandaluyong, City which dismissed the petitioners' notice of appeal and, at the same time, granted respondents motion for...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

151. CA GR SP 99443: ROMEO H. SIBULO vs. LEONILA B. FELICIDARIO
In an ejectment case, like the case at bench, the only issue to be resolved by the court is who, between the parties to the case, is entitled to the physical possession of the property...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

152. CA GR CR 01567: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. LUISITO DE PEDRO y TORRES
This is an appeal from the Decision dated 28 June 2005 of the Regional Trial Court, National Capital Judicial Region, Branch 27, City of Manila presided by Judge TERESA P. SORIASO...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

153. CA GR SP 100755: FELY C. LEY vs. HON. MARIVIC BALISI-UMALI, et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari filed pursuant to Rule 65 of the Revised Rules of Court by FELY C. LEY (hereinafter Petitioner) assailing the Order...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

154. CA GR SP 100137: SPS. EDDIE LANGIT and LIZA LANGIT vs. HON. RTC., BR. 44, DAGUPAN CITY and MARCELINA VIDAL, et al.
This is a Special Civil Action for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, as amended, which seeks to set aside the Order dated February 16, 2007...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

155. CA GR SP 98744: FRANCISCO JACABAN, et al. vs. HONORABLE CLIFTON GANAY, et al.
This Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Revised Rules of Court assails the February 13, 2007 Order of public respondent Regional Trial Court, Agoo, La Union, Branch 32, as well as its February 28, 2007 Order denying their motion for the r...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

156. CA GR SP 102101: ANTONIO M. DE MESA and, SKYFRESH WATER CORPORATION vs. ALFONSO D. CHUA
This is a Petition for Review under Rule 42 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, as amended, which seeks to annul and set aside the Decision dated December 28, 2007...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

157. CA GR SP 101799: G. G. SPORTSWEAR MANUFACTURING CORP., and NARESH K. GIDWANI vs. HON. NAPOLEON E. INOTURAN, et al.
Before this Court is a Petition For Certiorari seeking to reverse and set aside the orders dated August 7, 2007 and October 11, 2007 of the Regional Trial Court, National Capital Judicial Region, Makati City...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

158. CA GR CV 73630: ROLANDO DE CASTRO vs. INTESTATE ESTATE OF EDUARDO DELOS SANTOS
The plaintiff appeals the dismissal of this case upon motion of the defendants based on bar by res judicata. The antecedents follow....
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

159. CA GR SP 100227: SUNRISE HOLIDAY CONCEPTS, INC. vs. TERESA A. ARUGAY and NLRC
This is a petition for certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure seeking to annul and set aside the Decision and Resolution, dated November 17, 2006,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

160. CA GR SP 102591: ERNESTO A. MORENO AND WILFREDO L. LABAYEN vs. HON. BENJAMIN T. POZON, & METRO BANK AND TRUST CO.
This is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, as amended, which seeks to set aside the Orders dated September 5, 2007 and January 17, 2008...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

161. CA GR CR 02543: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. ESTEBAN NAVARETTE a.k.a. "ROLANDO/BOYING"
Accused-appellant seeks reconsideration of Our Decision dated February 13, 2008 which affirmed the decision of the Regional Trial Court,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

162. CA GR CV 86602: MINDORO AGRO-MANUFACTURING CORPORATION vs. HEIRS OF REMEDIOS SANTOS DE ZERDA
Before the Court is an appeal from the Decision, dated October 8, 2005, of Branch 75 of the Regional Trial Court of San Mateo, Rizal,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

163. CA GR SP 99568: HANSEATIC SHIPPING PHILS. INC., et al. vs. NLRC, et al.
Assailed in this petition for certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court are the resolutions of public respondent National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) that dismissed the appeal and modified the decision of the Labor Arbiter...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

164. CA GR SP 91470: SYLVIA IBANEZ vs. MANOTOK SERVICES, INC.
After a perusal of the arguments raised in petitioner's Motion for Reconsideration vis-a-vis respondent's Comment/ Opposition thereto, we find that the issues raised in said motion have already been passed upon...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

165. CA GR SP 101585: ERNESTO DE GUIA vs. AMA RURAL BANK OF MANDALUYONG, INC.
This is a Petition for Review under Rule 42 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, as amended, which seeks to reverse and/or set aside the Decision dated August 30, 2007...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

166. CA GR CR 02758: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. YOLLY SILLEZA Y GALISIM
This is an appeal by the accused from the Decision dated February 22, 2007 rendered by the Regional Trial Court (RTC), of Quezon City, Branch 103, in Criminal Case No. Q-05-136264...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

167. CA GR SP 102256: CHRISTOPHER C. AGAPITO vs. CAL ENERGY INTERNATIONAL SERVICES, et al.
This is a petition for certiorari assailing the September 28, 2007 Resolution of the public respondent National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC),...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

168. CA GR CR 28851: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. JUN M. JEFFERSON, et al.
The appellant moves for reconsideration of our Decision promulgated on 19 February 2008, suggesting this time that, since there supposedly was no conspiracy, he may be liable only as an accomplice (not a mere accessory as previously asserted)....
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

169. CA GR CR 01252: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. JOEL JAUILI
A 16-year old barrio lass whom the trial court described as innocent and beautiful was beaten and raped in her house by a 20- year old neighbor in the afternoon of April 23, 2000...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

170. CA GR CV 86879: JOCELYN VILLAROMAN CRUZ vs. SEBASTIAN CRUZ
It bears stressing that Article 36 of the Family Code is not to be confused with a divorce law that cuts the marital bond...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

171. CA GR SP 93778: TRADE AND INVESTMENT DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION vs. HON. AIDA RANGEL-ROQUE and J. ROBERTO C. DELGADO
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Civil Procedure seeking to annul and nullify the Orders dated May 11, 2005 and December 7, 2005...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

172. CA GR CV 89423: GREGORIO M. ARANETA III, vs. LUIS TABUENA
Before Us is an appeal from the Decision dated January 30, 2007 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Makati City, Branch 137 in Civil Case No. 00-881...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

173. CA GR CV 86620: METROPOLITAN BANK AND TRUST COMPANY vs. NEW ASIA METAL INDUSTRIES, MR. HAU LEE a.k.a. WILLIAM ANG
Defendants appeal from the Decision dated April 29, 2005 rendered by the Regional Trial Court of Makati City, Branch 139 in Civil Case No. 03-1062 for sum of money and damages,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-26

174. CA GR SP 103343: JESUS N. DAVID vs. GOODWILL TRADING CO., & BOARD OF DIRECTORS & OFFICERS, MA. TERESA CANCIO-SUPLICO
This is a petition for review under Rule 43 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure seeking to reverse and set aside the Decision dated 28 January 2008...
Promulgated on 2008-06-25

175. CA GR CV 87847: LILAI CONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENTCORPORATION vs. DYNAMIC PLANNERS AND CONSTRUCTION COPORATION
On appeal is the March 24, 2006 Order issued by the Regional Trial Court of Makati City, Branch 58, in Civil Case No. 04-170,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-25

176. CA GR SP 94562: MERCEDES MORTEL KUNZLI vs. Hon. AMELIA A. FABROS, and Spouses HERNANDO & ROSITA MANDILAG
The arguments brought to us on a petition for certiorari by the defendant in an action in personam may be capsulated into a single issue of the validity...
Promulgated on 2008-06-25

177. CA GR CV 84399: GOLDEN HORIZON REALTY CORP. vs. N D C and POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES
Before the Court are separate appeals filed by defendantsappellants National Development Company and Polytechnic University of the Philippines...
Promulgated on 2008-06-25

178. CA GR CV 90408: MARINA DELFIN-DIZON vs. MILAGROS DELFIN-REYES
This is an appeal under Rule 41 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure seeking to reverse and set aside the following Orders of the Regional Trial Court (Branch 105), Quezon City...
Promulgated on 2008-06-25

179. CA GR SP 86858: ANITA MIJARES vs. ARMAND B. GANA
Assailed in this petition for review under Rule 42, 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure is the Decision dated August 20, 2004 in Civil Case No. 03-51401...
Promulgated on 2008-06-25

180. CA GR SP 103688: EEI CORPORATION vs. HAZAMA CORPORATION
In an Urgent Motion for Additional Time to File Petition for Review, petitioner seeks for an additional period of ten (10) days from June 12, 2008 or up to June 22, 2008...
Promulgated on 2008-06-25

181. CA GR CR 30830: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. RICARDO SARMIENTO y PRUDENCIO
Before Us is an Appeal from the Decision of the Regional Trial Court of Quezon City, Branch 82, [RTC for brevity] dated 26 February 2007...
Promulgated on 2008-06-25

182. CA GR SP 101176: ROMEO M. ESTRELLA vs. HON. ORLANDO C. HONDRADE, et al.
Before us is a Petition for Prohibition, Certiorari and Mandamus with Prayer for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction filed by petitioner Romeo M. Estrella,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-25

183. CA GR SP 98894: TERESITA FLORES vs. MASANTOL RURAL BANK, INC., et al.
Before Us is a special civil action for certiorari with prayer for temporary restraining order and/or preliminary injunction assailing the Orders of public respondent Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Macabebe, Pampanga, Branch 54,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-25

184. CA GR CV 88437: MA. PRAXEDES J. RAMOS vs. PHILIPPINE SAVINGS BANK, et al.
Challenged in this appeal is the September 25, 2006 decision rendered by the Regional Trial Court of Quezon City, Branch 222, in Civil Case No. Q-98-33355,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-25

185. CA GR SP 101745: PHILIPPINE SAVINGS BANK vs. NATIONAL COUNCIL OF CHURCHES IN THE PHILIPPINES et al.
This petition for certiorari filed pursuant to the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure seeks the nullification of the Orders dated August 8, 2007 and October 7, 2007 issued by public respondent, the Hon. John Quirante,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-25

186. CA GR CR 02655: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. REYNALDO GALVEZ y PENAFLOR
At bench is an appeal from the 20 November 2006 Judgment of Branch 31 of the Regional Trial Court in Pili, Camarines Sur (RTC) finding appellant Reynaldo Galvez (or "appellant") guilty beyond reasonable doubt of the crime of rape commit...
Promulgated on 2008-06-25

187. CA GR CR 31553: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. JOSEFINA P. TANAY
This is a petition for review of a decision of the RTC of Naga city affirming the judgment of the MTC sentencing the accused-appellant to a penalty of 1 month and 1 day to 4 months and 1 day of arresto mayor,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-25

188. CA GR SP 91550: EDUARDO R. ALICIAS, JR. vs. LETICIA P. HO
The present case arose out of a complaint (Rollo, pp. 24-26) filed by petitioner Eduardo R. Alicias, Jr. against respondent Leticia P. Ho with the Office of the Ombudsman....
Promulgated on 2008-06-25

189. CA GR SP 99124: BANCO DE ORO UNIVERSAL BANK et al. vs. REGIONAL TRIAL COURT OF CALAMBA, Branch 34, et al.
This pertains to the motion for reconsideration filed by private respondents except for Diethelm Philippines, Inc., through counsel, seeking for the reconsideration of the Decision dated 12 November 2007, the decretal portion of which reads:...
Promulgated on 2008-06-25

190. CA GR SP 96340: REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. HON. JUANITA C. TIENZO, and VICTORIA HIZON VDA. DE RODRIGUEZ
Before the Court is a petition for certiorari filed under Rule 65, 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure assailing the Order dated July 27, 2006 in Civil Case No. 5074...
Promulgated on 2008-06-25

191. CA GR SP 89070: RUBEN BONGAT vs. REGIONAL TRIAL COURT OF ANTIPOLO CITY, BRANCH 74, et al.
Subject of the present petition for certiorari under Rule 65, 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure is the Order dated January 13, 2005 in Civil Case 02-6625 of Branch 74, Regional Trial Court (RTC), Antipolo City...
Promulgated on 2008-06-25

192. CA GR CR 02230: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. ROMEO S. VARGAS
This is an Appeal from the Decision dated May 17, 2002 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 43, Virac, Catanduanes finding appellant guilty beyond reasonable doubt of the crime of Rape and imposing on him the penalty of reclusion perpetua,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-25

193. CA GR SP 102658: NINE STARS TAXI and/or EFREN ENRIQUEZ vs. JAIME FRANCISCO
At bar is a Petition for Certiorari with prayer for Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) and Injunction filed by Nine Stars Taxi and/or Efren Enriquez (petitioners) which seeks to annul and set aside the:...
Promulgated on 2008-06-25

194. CA GR CV 84578: SPOUSES ENGRACIO T. CASTANEDA AND LOURDES CASTANEDA vs. PREMIERE DEVELOPMENT BANK
This is an appeal from the Decision dated January 31, 2005 of the Regional Trial Court of Makati City, Branch 149 in Civil Case No. 01-029, the dispositive portion thereof reads:...
Promulgated on 2008-06-25

195. CA GR SP 98853: UNI-LABEL MANUFACTURING COMPANY, NORMAN HAO and ELIZABETH SY vs. HON. RAUL T. AQUINO, et al.
This is a petition for certiorari with prayer for issuance of writ of preliminary injunction filed by Uni-Label Manufacturing Company ("Uni-Label"), Norman Hao ("Hao") and Elizabeth Sy ("Sy")....
Promulgated on 2008-06-25

196. CA GR SP 102338: RUBY SHELTER BUILDERS AND REALTY DEV. CORP. vs. ROMEO Y. TAN and ROBERTO L. OBIEDO
The Motion for Reconsideration must be DENIED. The petitioner's explanation as to its failure to file the petition on time...
Promulgated on 2008-06-23

197. CA GR CR 30666: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. MARVIN ARCILLA y BRAGAIS
This is an appeal from the Decision of the Regional Trial Court(RTC), National Capital Judicial Region, Br. 17, Manila, in Crim. Case No. 06-241623,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-23

198. CA GR CR 29545: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. RICHARD CHUA
This resolves the Motion for Reconsideration filed by appellant of our November 19, 2007 Decision, affirming the June 18, 2004 Decision of the RTC finding him guilty of violating R.A. 8293....
Promulgated on 2008-06-23

199. CA GR SP 92596: RODRIGO ANCHETA vs. WILLIAM CRUZ and ROSIE RUTH C. TALABERA
This is a Petition for Review filed by herein petitioner Rodrigo Ancheta seeking to set aside the Decision dated 29 June 2005of the Regional Trial Court (RTC), Branch 69, Lingayen, Pangasinan,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-23

200. CA GR CR 02279: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. JOSE PADILLA, et al.
This is an appeal from the Decision of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of the First Judicial Region, Branch 31, Agoo, La Union dated 12 May 2006,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-23

201. CA GR SP 99824: ELIAS DE JOSE vs. N L R C, STYLIST MARKETING and/or WILLIAM LEE
Under our labor laws, the criterion in determining whether a person is a househelper as distinguished from an industrial worker is whether or not he performs services...
Promulgated on 2008-06-23

202. CA GR CR 02664: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. MARIO ALMAREZ Y GAYETA
Elevated to Us on appeal is the Decision dated June 16, 2006 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, Branch 40 in Criminal Case No. C-6076. The trial court found Mario Almarez y Gayeta guilty of the crime of rape...
Promulgated on 2008-06-23

203. CA GR CV 83937: TERESITA Y. BACANI vs. LAND BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES, et al.
Before Us is an appeal from the August 11, 2004 Decision of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 118, Pasay City, in Civil Case No. 99-0651,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-23

204. CA GR CR 29853: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. MARIANO SANTIAGO, JR., et al.
On 07 December 2005, the Regional Trial Court of Makati City (Branch 132) convicted the herein accused-appellant Mariano Santiago, Jr. for violation of Sec. 3 (e) of Republic Act No. 3019....
Promulgated on 2008-06-23

205. CA GR CV 88573: OSCAR R. ROS vs. MARIA GRACIA LENDING INVESTOR, rep by Gen. Manager/Pres. RODOLFO A. BARRETTO
This is an appeal from the Decision dated April 20, 2006 of the Regional Trial Court of Antipolo City, Branch 74 in Civil Case No. 98- 4853,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-23

206. CA GR SP 103453: PHILIPPINE VETERANS BANK vs. NLRC, et al.
This pertains to the Petition for Certiorari with prayer for Temporary Restraining Order/Writ of Preliminary Injunction filed on 13 May 2008....
Promulgated on 2008-06-23

207. CA GR CR 30527: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. CRISPIN G. BONDAD
Before Us is an Appeal filed by Accused-Appellant CRISPIN G. BONDAD (hereinafter Appellant) from the Decision of the Regional Trial Court, National Capital Judicial Region...
Promulgated on 2008-06-23

208. CA GR SP 95095: PHILIPPINE NATIONAL BANK vs. NLRC, LUIS S. PURIFICACION, DELFIN TERRADO, et al.
This petition for certiorari seeks to set aside the decision of the NLRC dated November 22, 2005 reversing the decision of the Labor Arbiter which dismissed the complaint for illegal dismissal against petitioner PNB,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-23

209. CA GR SP 101632: DR. BENJAMIN S.A. CAMPOMANES, JR., et al. vs. HON. THELMA BUNYI-MEDINA, DR. JUAN L. LU, et al.
This is a petition for prohibitioni with an application for a temporary restraining order and/or a writ of preliminary injunction, filed by petitioners Dr. Benjamin S.A. Campomanes...
Promulgated on 2008-06-23

210. CA GR SP 98949: HEIRS OF GREGORIO BESINIO vs. BIENVENIDO BESINIO
Petitioners seek the review of the Decision rendered by the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Iriga City, Branch 34 on 06 November 2006,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-23

211. CA GR SP UDK 5956: EDGAR G. LUMABAN vs. N L R C, EAGLE STAR SECURITY SERVICES, INC., and ERNESTO AGODILLA
Copy of the Comment to petitioner's Motion for Reconsideration filed before the NLRC is not attached to the Petition;...
Promulgated on 2008-06-23

212. CA GR SP 102829: HEIRS OF MATILDE APOG, et al. vs. HEIRS OF ENRIQUE ORIBELLO, JR., et al.
Petitioners' compliance dated May 15, 2008 pursuant to the Court's Resolution dated April 29, 2008 is noted....
Promulgated on 2008-06-23

213. CA GR CV 79560: UNIBANCARD CORPORATION vs. SPS. AMAFE R. ORTIZ and ARNEL V. ORTIZ
The court's jurisdiction over the person of a defendant is founded on a valid service of summons upon him or her. Without such valid service of summons,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-23

214. CA GR SP 102951: MARIETTA G. HOLMGREN vs. GUIDOTE MERCANTILE CORP., DR. PAZ C. GUIDOTE, et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Annulment of the Judgment rendered by Branch 46, Regional Trial Court of Manila in Civil Case No. 01- 99682....
Promulgated on 2008-06-23

215. CA GR SP 103039: PHILIPPINE LONG DISTANCE TELEPHONE COMPANY (PLDT) vs. N L R C, et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court, with Petitioner seeking to annul and set aside the Decision and Resolution dated September 19, 2007 and December 19, 2007,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-23

216. CA GR CV 89005: LILIBETH S. CHAN, et al. vs. THE EX-OFFICIO SHERIFF OF MANILA, et al.
For resolution is the defendants-appellees' Motion for Reconsideration of this Court's decision dated March 31, 2008....
Promulgated on 2008-06-23

217. CA GR SP 98514: BANK OF THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS vs. PAULITO U. JOSE, LIZBETHR. JOSE and ANTONIO C. MEDINA
This is a Petition for Review filed under Rule 42 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, assailing the Decision dated 28 April 2006 issued by the Regional Trial Court of Makati City, Branch 149,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-23

218. CA GR SP 101741: SILVINO A. ESCOBAR vs. NLRC (First Division), et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure assailing the Decision dated 25 July 2007 of the National Labor Relations Commission (First Division)...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

219. CA GR CR 02356: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. RONALD D. CATUIZA
This is an appeal from the Joint Decision dated May 26, 2006 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 96, Baler, Aurora finding appellant guilty beyond reasonable doubt of the crimes of Acts of Lasciviousness and two (2) counts of Rape,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

220. CA GR CR 30692: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. BENJAMIN MALICLIC
The Appeal before Us assails the Decision dated February 22, 2007 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Manila, Branch 26, convicting the accused-appellant...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

221. CA GR CR 02580: THE PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. FERDINAND SUDARIO Y VICTORINO
This is an Appeal from the Decision dated October 10, 2006 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 120, Caloocan City in Criminal Case No. 69361...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

222. CA GR SP 90625: LEONIS NAVIGATION CO., INC., et al. vs. NLRC, et al.
In this Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court, petitioners assail the Decision of the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC, for brevity), promulgated on March 31, 2005,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

223. CA GR SP 102939: CARINA APPAREL, INC. vs. CARINA APPAREL INC. INDEPENDENT LABOR UNION (CAILU-IND)
This is a petition for review filed under Rule 43 seeking to reverse and set aside the Decision dated March 2, 2008 of Voluntary Arbitrator Arnel V. Lajada in Case No. AC018-RBIV-10-15-07, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Region IV-A....
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

224. CA GR CR 29928: THE PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. DOMINGO MAYRINA Y NIEVERAS
On appeal before this Court is the Decision of Branch 34, Regional Trial Court of Balaoan, La Union, First Judicial Region, in Criminal Case No. 2503,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

225. CA GR SP 94381: COLGATE PALMOLIVE EMPLOYEES UNION FEDERATION WORKERS vs. COLGATE PALMOLIVE PHILS., INC.
Before Us is a petition for review under Rule 43 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure that seeks to reverse and set aside the Decision dated April 6, 2006...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

226. CA GR SP 93294: FOOD TERMINAL, INC. vs. JOSE DELA CRUZ, et al.
This petition for certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure seeks to nullify and set aside the November 10, 2005 Decision of the National Conciliation and Mediation Board,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

227. CA GR CV 81027: FILOMENA R. CUCUECO vs. MARIO D. ONGPAUCO
The plaintiff Filomena Cucueco is admittedly the lessee of a parcel of land located at 1370 Alvarez Extension, Sta. Cruz Manila...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

228. CA GR SP 98652: MARITES GUYO vs. HON. MARINO A. RUBIA, et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari, Prohibition and Mandamus with Prayer for a Temporary Restraining Order and/or a Writ of Preliminary Injunction by which petitioner seeks to annul and set aside the:...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

229. CA GR SP 92815: WILFREDO G. VENTURA vs. THE NLRC, Second Division, and GLOBE TELECOM
Subject of this petition for certiorari is the July 29, 2005 Resolution of the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) which reconsidered its Decision, dated April 28, 2005,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

230. CA GR CR 29061: MARTE DELA PAZ vs. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES and ESMERALDO SANTOS
Challenged in this Amended Petition for Review (Rollo, pp. 60- 74) is the Joint Decision dated September 20, 2004 (Rollo, pp. 24-25) of Branch 75 of the Regional Trial Court ("RTC") of San Mateo, Rizal...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

231. CA GR CV 83185: VIRGILIO ACIO vs. LORNA P. GAMET
This is an appeal questioning the Orders of the Regional Trial Court of Cabagan, Isabela, Branch 22, in Civil Case No. 22-914 dated the February 5, 2002...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

232. CA GR SP 93408: SAMAHANG MANGGAGAWA NG BINHING KALUSUGAN, INC. et al. vs. N L R C, SALIMATHAR V. NAMBI, et al.
Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Civil Procedure assailing, on the ground of grave abuse of discretion amounting to lack or excess of jurisdiction,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

233. CA GR SP 59681: CRESENCIA B. CHU vs. NLRC, et al.
Cresencia B. Chu (petitioner, for brevity), a co-owner of Hacienda Chu, is before the Court with a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court to annul and set aside the Resolution of the National Labor Relations Commission...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

234. CA GR SP 103765: BENHUR MARTIN vs. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, et al.
Filed with this Court is a Petition for Certiorari and Prohibition seeking to annul and set aside the Hold Departure Order dated March 11, 2008...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

235. CA GR SP 88770: HEIRS OF J. AMADO ARANETA, et al. vs. HEIRS OF FLORENCIO ANCAYA, et al.
At bench is a Petition for Review of the Decision dated November 27, 2003 of the Department of Agrarian Reform Adjudication Board (DARAB) in DSCA 0350...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

236. CA GR SP 94647: PHIL. TRANSMARINE CARRIERS, INC., and DOEHLE (IOM) LTD. vs. N L R C AND RIZALINO J. HERMANO
A Notice to Withdraw the instant petition for certiorari was filed by petitioners contending that they are no longer interested in pursuing the same....
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

237. CA GR CV 89766: CECILIA GAYAMO-POBLETE et al. vs. HEIRS OF MARIANITO BLANCAFLOR
For failure of the plaintiffs-appellants to file their appellants' brief within the reglementary period, as per report of the Judicial Records Division dated June 6, 2008, the appeal is hereby DISMISSED pursuant to Section 1(e), Rule 50 of the 1997 Rul...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

238. CA GR CR 30802: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. DR. AUREA A. DE VERA
Finding no new matter of substance which may warrant the reconsideration, much less the reversal of this Court's decision dated January 30, 2008, accused-appellant's Motion for Reconsideration is hereby DENIED for lack of merit....
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

239. CA GR SP 103651: TERESITA BUENAVENTURA vs. HON. CANDIDO R. BELMONTE, et al.
As filed, herein Petition for Certiorari seeks to nullify the Order dated January 29, 2008 of the Regional Trial Court of Malolos City, Bulacan, Branch 22...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

240. CA GR SP 97787: NICANOR MALABANAN, ET AL. VS. HEIRS OF ALFREDO RESTRIVERA
The Resolution dated October 10, 2006 and Resolution dated January 10, 2007 of the Department of Agrarian Reform Adjudication Board (DARAB) in DARAB Case No.12725...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

241. CA GR CR 02774: THE PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. JOGMA TABISORA y CALLO
This is an appeal from the Decision of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Tuguegarao City, Branch 4, dated January 10, 2007, in Criminal Case Nos. 9738 to 9747,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

242. CA GR CR 01621: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. DANILO CRUZ y CULALA
DANILO CRUZ (appellant) was charged before the Regional Trial Court of violation of Sections 5 and 11, Article II of Republic Act No. 9165,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

243. CA GR SP 103789: PACCAR MERCHANDISING and/or JOSE BLANCAFLOR BERTILLO vs. NLRC and DENNIS IAN REYES
Petitioners come before Us by way of a special civil action for certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court....
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

244. CA GR SP 95546: EDMUNDO JOSE T. BUENCAMINO vs. THE HON. OMBUDSMAN and CONSTANTINO A. PASCUAL
A Motion to Dismiss Petition was filed by petitioner claiming that the decision of the Ombudsman dated January 23, 2006 has already become moot and academic...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

245. CA GR SP 101277: RICARDO M. SANTIAGO vs. N L R C, MAGSAYSAY MARITIME CORP., NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINES
In this petition for certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court, the petitioner Ricardo M. Santiago ("Santiago") seeks to annul and set aside the Decision dated July 16, 2007...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

246. CA GR CV 78758: WILFREDO B. SANTIAGO vs. REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
This is an appeal from the Decision, dated May 20, 2002, rendered by the Regional Trial Court, Branch 77, Malolos, Bulacan, in LRC Case No. P-491-2000,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

247. CA GR CR 27253: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. ROMEO BENOSA
On appeal is the January 9, 2003 Decision (Rollo pp. 12-15) of Branch 1 of the Regional Trial Court of Bangued, Abra, convicting herein appellant for Violation of Section 68...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

248. CA GR CV 87238: AIR PHILIPPINES CORPORATION vs. COMMONWEALTH INSURANCE COMPANY, OCTAVIO R. VALLE
This is an appeal from the Decision, dated March 24, 2006, rendered by the Regional Trial Court of Makati City, Branch 58, in Civil Case No. 00-662,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

249. CA GR SP 102346: FLORENCIO C. EBRADA vs. NLRC (Second Division), BLUE MANILA, INC.
Before the Court is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court which seeks to annul and set aside the Resolution dated June 20, 2006 of the National Labor Relations Commission...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

250. CA GR SP 101512: AMKOR TECHNOLOGY PHILIPPINES, INC. vs. NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS COMMISSION and NORY A. JUANGCO
This is a petition for certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court filed by Amkor Technology Philippines, Inc. ("Amkor") to seek the annulment of the Resolutions dated July 18, 2007...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

251. CA GR SP 103909: ROSA C. ALA, ET AL. vs. REGIONAL TRIAL COURT OF MANILA, BR. 10 and BINALBAGAN ISABELA
Before Us is a Petition for Annulment of Judgment under Rule 47 of the Rules of Court seeking to nullify the Decision dated December 28, 2004 issued by the respondent court...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

252. CA GR SP 100299: DOMINADOR M. SALVIEJO vs. SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM et al.
Dominador M. Salviejo (petitioner, for brevity), unemployed, former messenger/ collector at Norma P. Swann Enterprise (private respondent, for brevity), residing at 86 Barangay Manggang Marikit, Guimba. Nueva Ecija, is before the Court with a Petition...
Promulgated on 2008-06-20

253. CA GR SP 101376: EGO ELECTRICAL SUPPLY CO. AND ROYAL OVERSEERS, INC. vs. UNITED COCONUT PLANTERS BANK
This petition for review seeks to nullify and set aside the Decision dated May 25, 2007 and the Order dated October 11, 2007 of the Regional Trial Court of Makati City,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-19

254. CA GR SP 103890: GILBERT C. YANG vs. HON. JUDGE ROLANDO G. MISLANG, et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari, with prayer for the issuance of a temporary restraining order and /or writ of preliminary injunction,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-19

255. CA GR CV 75689: RODEL RIVERA vs. RAQUEL DE GUZMAN, REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Subject of this appeal is the August 31, 2001 Decision of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Quezon City, Branch 94 in Civil Case No. Q-99-39086...
Promulgated on 2008-06-19

256. CA GR CR 30703: EUFEMIA ENQUIG vs. NICANORA BOHOL and EUFRECIANA BOHOL
For Our resolution is defendants-appellees' Motion to deny Appellant's Brief and to Dismiss Appeal1 on the ground that appellant's brief was filed eighteen (18) days late from the extended period to file said brief....
Promulgated on 2008-06-19

257. CA GR SP 100453: IAN GRANT FENTON vs. N L R C , CITIBANK, N. A. and NINA AGUAS
Before us is a Petition for Certiorari filed by petitioner Ian Grant Fenton, praying for the reversal of the Decision of the National Labor Relations Commission dated February 28, 2006...
Promulgated on 2008-06-19

258. CA GR CR 30484: NORBERTO ESTANISLAO vs. HON. TERESITA MENDOZA ARCEGA et al.
By petition for review, the petitioner appeals the affirmance with modification of his conviction for a violation of Sec. 1, Batas Pambansa Blg. 22,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-19

259. CA GR SP 96377: TECHNOGAS S.p.A. vs. TECHNOGAS (PHIL.) MANUFACTURING CORP.
Before Us is a Manifestation filed by petitioner alleging that: "Petitioner Technogas S.p.A. ('Petitioner'), by counsel respectfully states that on 14 May 2008,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-19

260. CA GR CR 02122: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. ULPIANO C. ARRIESGADO, JR.
This is an appeal from the Decision dated June 17, 2003 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Manila, Branch 532...
Promulgated on 2008-06-19

261. CA GR CV 84716: FORTUNATO PENAREDONDO vs. CHERDAN LENDING INVESTOR CORPORATION
Upon motion, defendant-appellant was granted until April 24, 2008 within which to file its brief...
Promulgated on 2008-06-19

262. CA GR CV 78975: Sps. DIONISIO & LOLITA LOPEZ/Sps. VENANCIO SANTOS, et al. vs. COMMUNITY RURAL BANK OF SAN ISIDRO
Before Us on appeal is the Joint Decision of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 35, of Gapan City, Nueva Ecija dated February 11, 2003 in two (2) consolidated cases, File No. 269 and Civil Case No. 651...
Promulgated on 2008-06-19

263. CA GR SP 76458: JESUS C. CORNEJO vs. THE HON. EDUARDO ISRAEL TANGUANCO
This is a Petition for Certiorari, Prohibition, and Mandamus under Rule 65 of the revised Rules on Civil Procedure assailing the Order [Rollo, pp. 50-54], dated April 2, 2003,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-19

264. CA GR SP 89951: CAROLINA GACUTAN ANG VS. VICTORIA M. VILLANUEVA, ET. AL.
In this Petition for Review under Rule 42 of the revised Rules of Civil Procedure, petitioner assails the Decision, dated January 5, 2005, and the Order, dated April 21, 2005,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-19

265. CA GR CV 86098: DALING-AN BALCAC, a.k.a. ROSA GALA vs. SPS. BALIKID DAMAYAN and TAMBI DAMAYAN
This is an appeal from the Decision rendered by the Regional Trial Court (RTC), Branch 35, Bontoc, Mountain Province, (hereafter RTC), dated October 11, 2005 in Civil Case No. 1038...
Promulgated on 2008-06-19

266. CA GR SP 94402: PHILIPPINE TOURISM AUTHORITY vs. FELICITAS A. BENTING
This is a Petition for Review under Rule 43 of the 1997 Rules on Civil Procedure which seeks to set aside Resolution No. 051511 dated 20 October 2005 rendered by the Civil Service Commission,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-19

267. CA GR CV 67428: MARINA S. PERALTA, et al. vs. SPOUSES ALFREDO SAURE and NORMA SAURE
Assailed in the present Appeal, pursuant to Rule 41 of the 1997 Rules of Court, is the Decision penned by Judge Salvador P. Vedana dated 13 March 2000 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 68, Lingayen, Pangasinan in Civil Case No. 17837 for Reco...
Promulgated on 2008-06-19

268. CA GR CV 68402: MARK HARRIS F. BACALLA et al. vs. CRISANTO R. OCAMPO et al.
This is an appealed case filed by defendants-appellants Crisanto Ocampo and Eliseo Estrella, questioning the Decision dated 08 August 2000 of the Regional Trial court (RTC), Branch 218, Quezon City in Civil Case No. 0-97-31665...
Promulgated on 2008-06-19

269. CA GR SP 96091: PHILIPPINE CEREBRAL PALSY, INC. vs. N L R C and MA. LUDIVINA GRACE SALAZAR
Assailed via the instant Petition for Certiorari is the Decision of the National Labor Relations Commission dated May 31, 2006 which dismissed the appeal of petitioner...
Promulgated on 2008-06-19

270. CA GR SP 96723: DAVID DAPANAN vs. JAIME CUMARAT, et al.
Our existing laws and jurisprudence tell us that an action to recover possession of real property rightfully pertains to the owner thereof...
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271. CA GR SP 101011: CESAR L. LOCSON, et al. vs. MINELEO C. SERRANO
In this Petition for Review under Rule 43, the petitioners seek the reversal of the Resolution of the Office of Special Investigation of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (OSI-BSP), which dismissed...
Promulgated on 2008-06-19

272. CA GR SP 100793: MA. JASMINE S. POBLADOR vs. HON. PHILIP A. AGUINALDO, et al.
In a catena of cases, the Supreme Court has oft-repeated that the writ of certiorari issues for the correction of errors of jurisdiction only or grave abuse of discretion amounting to lack or excess of jurisdiction....
Promulgated on 2008-06-19

273. CA GR SP 95679: WELLIE FAVORITO and GLORIA FAVORITO vs. GUILLERMO VERDE,
Before Us is a Petition for Review under Rule 42 of the Revised Rules of Court which assails the Decision dated July 18, 2006 rendered by the Regional Trial Court of Manila,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-19

274. CA GR CR 30516: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. HENRY GUEVARRA y VIZCARRA and DEMETRIO BAUTISTA III
In a prosecution for violation of the Dangerous Drugs Act, a case becomes a contest of credibility of witnesses and their testimonies....
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275. CA GR CR 30785: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. MANUEL S. SAGCAL
It has been well-entrenched in our jurisprudence that, to warrant a conviction, the possession of dangerous drugs must be with knowledge of the accused...
Promulgated on 2008-06-19

276. CA GR CR 30603: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. MARK SOLEDAD y CRISTOBAL aka "HENRY YU", "ARTHUR"
Before the Court is an appeal from the Decision dated September 27, 2006 in Criminal Case No. 04-0727 of Branch 202, Regional Trial Court (RTC), Las Pinas City convicting accused-appellant Mark Soledad y Cristobal...
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

277. CA GR SP 100692: HEIRS OF FILOMENO AMIN, et al. vs. HONORABLE RAUL V. BABARAN and ERNESTO MASI
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure assailing the Joint Order dated March 6, 2007 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 19, Cauayan City, Isabela...
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

278. CA GR SP 92971: ELEONOR P. CARDINAL vs. HON. ALBEN C. RABE, et al.
Petitioner's "Compliance" dated May 26, 2007 pursuant to the Court's Resolution dated May 16, 2008, is noted....
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

279. CA GR SP 100774: NATIONAL POWER CORPORATION vs. PERKINS M. SANCHEZ
Before us is a Petition for Review under Rule 42 of the 1997 Revised Rules of Civil Procedure, seeking to reverse and set aside the Decision of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 253 of Las Pinas City, in Civil Case No. LP-06-0226,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

280. CA GR CR 02340: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. ERNAN INOCENTES y BALMES
This is an appeal from the decision of the Regional Trial Court (RTC), National Capital Judicial Region, Branch 103, dated April 28, 2006,...
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281. CA GR SP 101163: MALAYAN INSURANCE CO. INC., et al. vs. HON. SECRETARY OF THE D O J, and DIANA P. ALIBUDBUD
For failure to tender new matter of substance that could warrant the reversal or modification of this Court's Decision dated March 12, 2008, the petitioner's Motion for Reconsideration is hereby DENIED for lack of merit....
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

282. CA GR SP 99551: LUIS G. DAYLAG III vs. MST MARINE SERVICES (PHILIPPINES) INC., et al.
This is a Petition for Certiorari seeking to nullify the Decision of the National Labor Relations Commission(NLRC), First Division, in NLRC NCR CA No. 041235-...
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

283. CA GR SP 103887: RAQUEL L. LARA vs. HON. ANGELENE MARY W. QUIMPO-SALE, et al.
Assailed in this Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court for allegedly being issued with grave abuse of discretion amounting to lack or in excess of jurisdiction are: (1) the RTC Decision dated June 12, 2007 which denied...
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

284. CA GR SP 99523: ALEXANDER P. EVANGELISTA vs. DOLLAR TRANSPORT, INC.
Before Us is a Petition for Review assailing the Orders dated 04 October 2006 and 20 April 2007 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC), Branch 77, Quezon City in Civil Case No. Q-05-56958...
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

285. CA GR SP 100742: MA. SHARMAINE R. MEDINA vs. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PHILIPPINES et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court assailing the Order dated December 13, 2006 of public respondent Intellectual Property Office declaring petitioner to have waived her right to file an Answer;...
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

286. CA GR SP 98631: SPS. MARCELINO F. SANTIAGO, et al. vs.HON. JUDGE REMIGIO M. ESCALADA, JR., et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Revised Rules of Court assailing the Order dated 28 November 2006 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 3, Balanga City, Bataan declaring in default herein petitioners spouses Marcelino and...
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

287. CA GR SP 101579: METROPOLITAN BANK and TRUST COMPANY vs. HON. CORAZON D. SOLUREN, et al.
In granting the Petition, this Court applies the following well-established rules and precepts of law which state:...
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

288. CA GR SP 96978: COUGAR INTEGRATED SERVICES, INC., et al. vs. NLRC (THIRD DIVISION), et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Revised Rules of Court assailing the Resolution dated 29 July 2005 of the Third Division of public respondent National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC)...
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

289. CA GR SP 86656: APRICION DADURAL vs. JUAN R. APOSTOL
This is a petition for review seeking the annulment of the Decision of the Regional Trial Court(RTC), 2nd Judicial Region, Br. 70, Iba, Zambales, which affirmed the Decision...
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

290. CA GR SP 91719: DIGITAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS PHILIPPINES, INC. vs. N L R C and DIGITEL EMPLOYEES UNION (DEU)
Before this Court is a consolidated petition for certiorari1 both raising the question of whether or not the respective Public Respondents committed grave abuse...
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

291. CA GR CR 30654: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. JESSIE ALIGADO y CORNETA
Finding no new matter of substance that would warrant the modification much less the reversal of the April 16, 2008 Decision of this Court, the Motion for Reconsideration filed by accused-appellant is hereby DENIED for lack of merit....
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

292. CA GR SP 99167: MALAYAN STEEL INDUSTRIES, INC. et al. vs. NLRC (First Division), et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure assailing the Resolution dated 15 December 2005 of the National Labor Relations Commission (First Division)...
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

293. CA GR SP 99955: HEIRS OF VICENTE S. CRUZ and JUANA EUSTAQUIO vs. HON. FELIX P. REYES, et al.
This is a Petition for Certiorari and Prohibition filed under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court assailing the Orders of the respondent Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Marikina City, Branch 272...
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

294. CA GR CV 81251: TAMILA TAPALES, MIGUEL MATUTE, et al. vs.COCO BEACH INT'L. RESORT CORPORATION and SUN HOLIDAYS, INC
This is an appeal from a decision rendered on February 14, 2003 by Branch 34, Regional Trial Court, Manila in Civil Case No. 00- 99287...
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

295. CA GR SP 99225: EDNEIL IAN ALVAREZ y DELA CRUZ et al. vs. PEOPLEOF THE PHILIPPINES et al.
Assailed in this petition for certiorari is the Order dated 2 March 2007 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC), Cavite City, Branch 17...
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

296. CA GR SP 103122: MERLINA G. CANDOY vs. NLRC, et al.
This is a petition for certiorari filed under Rule 65 seeking to annul and set aside the Decision dated November 29, 2007 reversing the Labor Arbiter's Decision dated March 20, 2006,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

297. CA GR SP 82582: ELVIN PINEDA, et al. vs. NLRC, et al.
For disposition is the Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court to reverse and set aside the (1) Resolution of the National Labor Relations Commission...
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

298. CA GR SP 103791: CROWN SECURITY CHECK INTERNATIONAL, INC. vs. NLRC, et al.
As prayed for by the petitioner, through counsel, in its "Motion To Withdraw Petition" dated June 10, 2008...
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

299. CA GR SP 103430: ILUMINADA G. SAPORNA & NILO H. BACULO vs. ISMAEL C. ALBERTO
First. The subject petition does not contain the assailed Decision dated July 15, 2007 of the Regional Trial Court of Oriental Mindoro, Branch 40....
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

300. CA GR CR 31073: REYNALDO DELA ROSA vs. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES
Before the Court is a petition for review of the Joint Decisions dated June 7, 2006 in Criminal Cases Nos. 05-137761 to 05-137766...
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

301. CA GR SP 99177: FELICITAS B. MANAHAN et al. vs. ADMINISTRATOR OF THE LAND REGISTRATION AUTHORITY et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Mandamus filed by petitioners, which seeks the following remedies:...
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

302. CA GR SP 102366: RUBEN Z. QUIRAY vs. COLGATE-PALMOLIVE PHILS., INC. AND THE N L R C
GRANT petitioner's "MOTION TO WITHDRAW" grounded on the parties' having "entered into a Compromise Agreement,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

303. CA GR CR 02762: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. MICHAEL SEMBRANO y CASTRO
This is an Appeal assailing the Decision dated February 14, 2007 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 82, Quezon City in Criminal Case No. Q-04-128370-71...
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

304. CA GR SP 102620: CTI GROUP PHILIPPINES INC., MA. FE YUDE, et al. vs. NLRC, et al.
Before Us is a petition for certiorari, with prayer for the issuance of a writ of preliminary injunction and/or temporary restraining order, seeking to set aside the Resolution dated November 5, 2007 of the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC), w...
Promulgated on 2008-06-18

305. CA GR CV 79398: RUBEN G. CABRERA vs. GREGORIO A. VIGILAR, et al.
This is an appeal from the joint Decision dated October 18, 2002 of the Regional Trial Court of Guagua, Pampanga, Branch 52,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

306. CA GR CV 88415: IMGAME.COM, INC. vs. GLOBE TELECOM, INC., et al.
This is an appeal from the Resolution dated October 25, 2006 of the Regional Trial Court of Makati City, Branch 149 in Civil Case No. 03-386, the dispositive portion of which reads:...
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

307. CA GR SP 100542: ROBERTO DEL MINDO and CARLINA DEL MINDO vs. HEIRS OF THE LATE FLORENTINO QUILO
This petition for review. under Rule 43 of the 1997 Rules on Civil Procedure assails the December 19, 2006 Decision of the Department of Agrarian Reform Adjudication Board (DARAB)...
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

308. CA GR SP 103522: MA. ROSARIO AMPIL, ET AL. vs. ARNOLD T. DIVINA
The present petition filed under Rule 42, 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure is fatally defective for several reasons, to wit:...
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

309. CA GR SP 96734: SPOUSES RONEL and MILDRED GARCIA vs. METROPOLITAN BANK AND TRUST COMPANY, et al.
This is a Petition for Certiorari taken under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court seeking to annul and set aside the Orders of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Naga City, Branch 62,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

310. CA GR SP 96993: LIMITLESS POTENTIALS, INC. vs. ROMAN CATHOLIC ARCHBISHOP OF MANILA, CRISOSTOMO YALUNG, et al.
In the petition for review filed in this case pursuant to Rule 42 of the 1997 Revised Rules of Court, the petitioner seeks to reverse and set aside the Decision rendered on June 19, 2006...
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

311. CA GR SP 93849: LUIS CHUA vs. RTC, Manila, BR. 10, MTC of Manila, BR. 19, and MATEO SILVA
Assailed in this petition is the Decision dated February 18, 2002 of respondent Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Manila, Branch 10 in Civil Case No.00-99481,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

312. CA GR SP 101706: GRAPHITYPE CONSOLIDATED, INC. vs. PANAPINO WOOD INDUSTRIES, INC.
Brought to us in this petition for review under Rule 42 of the Rules of Court are the Orders which dismissed the appeal filed by the petitioner Graphitype Consolidated, Inc., and denied its motion for reconsideration with motion to admit memorandum....
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

313. CA GR CV 84640: PHILIPPINE BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS vs. JOCARDO MANUFACTURING CORPORATION, LIM SENG GIAP, et al.
This pertains to an appeal from the Decision that granted the complaint for sum of money filed by Philippine Bank of Communications (PBC) against defendants Jocardo Manufacturing Corporation (JMC)...
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

314. CA GR CV 82382: REMMAN ENTERPRISES, INC. vs. REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
The Republic, through the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG), seeks the reversal of the decision dated February 15, 2002, later amended under the order dated June 4, 2002, rendered by the Regional Trial Court (RTC), Branch 71, in Pasig City in LRC C...
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

315. CA GR CR 30505: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. MICHAEL EVANGELISTA y MADAMBA
Accused appeals from the decision of Branch 13, Regional Trial Court of Laoag City in Criminal Case No. 12020-13 for Violation of Section 11, Article II of Republic Act No. 9165,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

316. CA GR SP 103792: MADEL GARMENTS/MANUEL RAMOS vs. NLRC, et al.
The present petition filed under Rule 65, 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure suffers from several infirmities, to wit:...
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

317. CA GR CV 90144: ANTONIO HERMANO vs. MINDA PUNDAODAYA
In a Resolution dated May 9, 2008, respondent-appellant was directed to SHOW CAUSE within a period of five (5) days from notice why the instant appeal should not be dismissed...
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

318. CA GR SP 94043: PETER A. G. CAMERON vs. HON. FORTUNITO MADRONA, et al.
The case before Us is a petition for certiorari under Rule 65 of the Revised Rules on Civil Procedure, seeking to annul and set aside the Order dated 20 January 2006 and the Order dated 09 March 2006,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

319. CA GR SP 100075: VIOLETA M. BONILLA vs. HON. SECRETARY RAUL M. GONZALES, et al.
Finding no new matter of substance that would warrant the modification much less the reversal of the April 22, 2008 Decision of this Court, the Motion for Reconsideration filed by petitioner is hereby DENIED for lack of merit....
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

320. CA GR SP 100664: JUANITO A. LUPATO vs. NLRC (3rd Division), et al.
The constitutional policy to provide full protection to labor is not meant to be a sword to oppress employers - the commitment of this Court to the cause of labor does not prevent it from sustaining the employer when it is in the right....
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

321. CA GR SP 96913: TANG SOAT ING et al. vs. JUDGE DANILO A. MANALASTAS et al.
Tang Soat Ing (Joanna Tang) and Ando G. Sy (petitioners, for brevity) are before the Court with a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

322. CA GR SP 101920: CHERIE ROSE MORALES vs. NLRC (3rd Division), et al.
This is a petition for certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure seeking to annul and set aside the Resolutions, dated August 17, 2007, and October 31, 2007 of the Third Division of the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) iss...
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

323. CA GR SP 103796: SPOUSES RONALITO PEREZ AND ZENAIDA PEREZ vs. HON. SOCORRO B. INTING, et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari and Prohibition with prayer for injunctive relief, under Rule 65 of the Revised Rules of Court...
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

324. CA GR SP 101324: ALEX C. COOTAUCO vs. NLRC (THIRD DIVISION), et al.
Before this Court is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, as amended, assailing the Resolutions promulgated on 31 May 2007 and 31 August 2007 of the National Labor Relations Commission (Third Division)...
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

325. CA GR SP 103201: MS. WU RUIYING, et al. vs. BUREAU OF IMMIGRATION
This is a petition seeking the issuance of a writ of habeas corpus in behalf of Ms. Wu Ruiying, Mr. Han Yong, Mr. Wang Xiao Liang, Mr. Zhen Bin Bin, all Chinese nationals, who are alleged to be detained at the detention center of the Bureau of Immigra...
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

326. CA GR CV 88956: HEIRS OF SPS.ESTEBAN CORTEZ and INES MAGTANONG vs. REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
This is an appeal interposed by the Republic of the Philippines, through the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG), assailing the Order dated October 16, 2006 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC),...
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

327. CA GR SP 101019: DIVINA S. AROMIN vs. HON. MARIE CHRISTINE A. JACOB, et al.
This is a petition for certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court seeking to nullify and set aside the Order dated January 31, 2007 dismissing the Complaint for damages in Civil Case No. 05-56763,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

328. CA GR SP 102020: ATTY. PABLO B. FRANCISCO vs. HON. MYRA V. GARCIA FERNANDEZ, et al.
For Our consideration is the Manifestation and Motion filed by the Office of the Solicitor General on May 7, 2008....
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

329. CA GR SP 94197: CONCHITA SANCHEZ vs. CATALINA LOTITUD
Before this Court is a Petition for Review of the Decision of the Department of Agrarian Reform Adjudication Board (DARAB) dated August 31, 2005...
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

330. CA GR SP 103297: FIBERLINE INDUSTRIES, INC., and ANTONIO TAN vs. HON SEC. OF D O L E, ROMEO SANTOS, et al.
This resolves petitioners' Very Urgent Motion for Issuance of a Writ of Injunction with Prayer for a Temporary Restraining Order...
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

331. CA GR SP 99024: SPOUSES GAUDENCIO AND TERESITA DIZON vs. JESUSA D. LUMANLAN
Before Us is a Petition for Review seeking the annulment and reversal of the Decision dated 23 April 2007 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC),...
Promulgated on 2008-06-17

332. CA GR CV 61349: MA. LIZA BUETA and NORMA MENDEZ vs. MA. VICTORIA TRINIDAD
This is an appeal from the Decision dated July 24, 1998 of the Regional Trial Court of Pasig City, Branch 264, in Civil Case No. 64741...
Promulgated on 2008-06-16

333. CA GR CV 89412: ANA KATRINA A. DE DIOS, ET AL. vs. MIRIAM COLLEGE FOUNDATION, INC.
For consideration by this Court is a Joint Motion to Withdraw Appeal filed by the parties, through their respective counsel,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-16

334. CA GR SP 00023: GUILLERMO M. LUZ vs. GENERAL HERMOGENES ESPERON
This is a petition for the issuance of Writ of Amparo and Writ of Habeas Data filed by Guillermo M. Luz (hereafter petitioner) against General Hermogenes Esperon...
Promulgated on 2008-06-16

335. CA GR SP 101172: BRILLANTE C. OCHOCO vs. N L R C, VETERANS MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER GOLF CLUB, and ANTONIO B. SISON
This is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, as amended, which seeks to annul and set aside the Resolutions of the National Labor Relations Commission...
Promulgated on 2008-06-16

336. CA GR SP 101935: ROLANDO P. PANLAQUI vs. NLRC, et al.
Before the Court is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court which seeks to annul and set aside the Resolution of the National Labor Relations Commission...
Promulgated on 2008-06-16

337. CA GR SP 90245: JAC LINER, INC. vs. Hon. BIENVENIDO A. MAPAYE, and GRACE LAGOS
We confirm today the lynchpin doctrine of Neypes vs Court of Appeals reckoning the 15-day period of appeal, in a civil case where a motion for reconsideration of the decision was filed...
Promulgated on 2008-06-16

338. CA GR SP 102735: SPS. BIENVENIDO CALVARIO and SANCHA CALVARIO vs. CIPRIANO ANACION, ET AL.
A perusal of the records show that the petition was only filed on April 10, 2008 or beyond the extended period of fifteen (15) days granted by this Court....
Promulgated on 2008-06-16

339. CA GR SP 94355: NORBERTO P. DIMAL vs. HON. MARLENE GONZALES-SISON, et al.
This Petition For Certiorari seeks to reverse and set aside the assailed Order of the Regional Trial Court (RTC), Branch 85, Quezon City...
Promulgated on 2008-06-16

340. CA GR SP 102401: DR. JOSEPH PANALIGAN vs. DR. RODIL N. LEONARDO
This is a Petition for Review under Rule 42 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, as amended, seeking to set aside the Decision dated January 8, 2008 in Civil Case No. 71258-PSG...
Promulgated on 2008-06-16

341. CA GR SP 103390: RUBEN L. BALIONG vs. THE HON. PRESIDING JUDGE, RTC, PARANAQUE CITY, BRANCH 274
This pertains to the Petition for Certiorari filed by the petitioner through counsel on 06 May 2008....
Promulgated on 2008-06-16

342. CA GR SP 102351: EULALIA S. DY, ET AL. vs. ANG BAGONG SAMAHANG KAPITBAHAYAN NG TONSUYA ASSOCIATION
On 05 March 2008, this Court issued a resolution, the decretal portion of which reads: "WHEREFORE, in view of the foregoing, the instant petition is hereby DISMISSED. SO ORDERED."...
Promulgated on 2008-06-16

343. CA GR CR 30333: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. WILSON CHUA
The matter to be resolved relates to the Motion for Inhibition filed by the private complainants' counsel on 06 May 2008 praying that the undersigned,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-16

344. CA GR SP 87502: ROSEMARIE F. CORTEZ, et al. vs. NLRC and UNITED LABORATORIES, INC.
Through certiorari, the petitioners seek to annul and set aside the resolution dated March 30, 2004, affirming the decision of the Executive Labor Arbiter and dismissing their appeal in NLRC Nos. NCR 00-08-06034- 02 and 00-08-08397-02;...
Promulgated on 2008-06-16

345. CA GR SP 98226: D.M. CONSUNJI, INC. AND DAVID M. CONSUNJI vs. NLRC (THIRD DIVISION) AND ROLANDO E. RUBANO
Before this Court is a Petition for Certiorari, with prayer for preliminary injunction and temporary restraining order, under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-16

346. CA GR SP 97536: REYNALDO (RAYMUNDO) AVILA, et al. vs. HON. JESUS B. MUPAS, et al.
Before this Court is a Petition for Certiorari with application for the issuance of a temporary restraining order and a writ of preliminary injunction assailing the Resolution dated 07 August 2006...
Promulgated on 2008-06-16

347. CA GR SP 103572: DAVID ESTILON vs. HONORABLE MAXIMINO R. ABLES, et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure assailing the Decision dated December 20, 2007 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 54, Gubat, Sorsogon...
Promulgated on 2008-06-16

348. CA GR CV 83167: TERESITA CUARESMA, et al. vs. DIOSDADO F. TOMBOC
This treats defendant-appellant's Motion to Withdraw Appeal from the Decision dated February 10, 2004 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 45, Urdaneta City, Pangasinan finding him civilly liable for actual and moral damages and attorney's fees in favo...
Promulgated on 2008-06-16

349. CA GR CR 02977: THE PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. ONOFRE DE FIESTA
This refers to the Decision dated August 24, 2007 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 88, Baloc, Sto. Domingo, Nueva Ecija in Criminal Case No. 675-SD(2003)AF...
Promulgated on 2008-06-16

350. CA GR SP 103127: AURA BUILDERS, ET AL. vs. NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS COMMISSION (2ND DIV.) & ALBERTO MORENO, ET AL.
THROUGH THE RESOLUTION DATED MAY 7, 2008, THE PETITIONERS WERE ALLOWED UPON THEIR MOTION AN EXTENSION PERIOD UNTIL APRIL 27, 2008 WITHIN WHICH TO FILE THE PETITION FOR CERTIORARI....
Promulgated on 2008-06-16

351. CA GR CV 89124: ARNEL U. TY AND LUIS Q. MAKASAKIT vs. JUANITA R. BARGOS and PROTACIO BARGOS
Before this Court is an appeal from the Decision dated 30 January 2007 rendered by the Regional Trial Court of Malolos, Bulacan, Branch 84...
Promulgated on 2008-06-16

352. CA GR CR 02510: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. FLORO NOCHE y MARASIGAN
On appeal is the Decision dated June 14, 2006 of the Regional Trial Court of Balayan, Batangas, Branch 10 in Criminal Case No. 5468...
Promulgated on 2008-06-16

353. CA GR SP 90219: JESUS G. CHUA vs. CROWN ASIA PROPERTIES INCORPORATED, et al.
These consolidated cases docketed as CA-G.R. SP No. 90219 and CA-G.R. SP No. 90793 were ordered consolidated per Resolution of this Court dated November 3, 2005....
Promulgated on 2008-06-16

354. CA GR SP 98531: PROVINCE OF CAVITE / Gov. AYONG S. MALIKSI vs. MUNICIPALITY OF BACOOR / MAYOR JESSIE B. CASTILLO
Filed with this Court by the parties, through their respective legal Counsel, is a joint motion and manifestation praying that the petition in this case be dismissed...
Promulgated on 2008-06-16

355. CA GR CV 88201: EMILIA DELA PENA-HABAB vs. ELMA DELA PENA
This is an appeal from the Decision dated October 17, 2006 of the Regional Trial Court of Candon City, Ilocos Sur, Branch 23 in Civil Case No. 1023-C, the dispositive portion of which reads:...
Promulgated on 2008-06-16

356. CA GR SP 100093: ORIENTAL ASSURANCE CORPORATION vs. HON. MARIA EDEN HUENDA ALTEA, et al.
Assailed in this petition for certiorari filed under Rule 65 is the Order dated April 11, 2007 denying the disclaimer and motion to declare bond as null and void,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-13

357. CA GR SP 103092: PHILIPPE P. TICZON vs. NLRC & EARTH AND STYLE CORPORATION, ET AL.
Petitioner filed a "Motion for Additional Time to File Petition for Certiorari" praying for an extension of fifteen (15) days within which to file the intended petition...
Promulgated on 2008-06-13

358. CA GR SP 101847: DOMINADOR C. FERRER, JR. vs. HON. EXECUTIVE SECRETARY EDUARDO R. ERMITA
By Resolution of April 4, 2008, the Court required petitioner to submit copies of relevant pleadings and other material portions of the record as would support the allegations of the petition....
Promulgated on 2008-06-13

359. CA GR SP 101075: MA. VICTORIA L. BAUTISTA et al. vs. TERESITA DE MESA DE LEON, et al.
Before us is a Petition for Review under Rule 42 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure assailing the Orders dated May 25, 2007 and September 21, 2007 respectively, of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 19 of Malolos City, Bulacan in Civil Case No. 32...
Promulgated on 2008-06-13

360. CA GR SP 100943: GHABY S. SARMIENTO AND AMADO G. REGATO vs. NLRC, et al.
This is a petition for certiorari filed under Rule 65 to seeking to reverse and set aside the Resolution dated June 15, 2007 remanding the case to the regional arbitration branch for further proceedings,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-13

361. CA GR SP 103169: BENJAMIN C. ABANILLA, JR., ET AL. vs. SAN MIGUEL CORP., ET AL.
Petitioner filed a "Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Certiorari Under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-13

362. CA GR SP 96758: HENKEL PHILIPPINES, INC., et al. vs. NLRC, et al.
Assailed in the present petition for certiorari filed under Rule 65, 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure are the (i) Decision dated March 10, 2006 of public respondent National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC)...
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363. CA GR CV 85102: Barangay TAPAPAN, Bauko, Mt. Province, rep. by its Brgy. Officials. vs. MODESTO PALALY
This is an appeal from the Decision rendered on May 13, 2005 by Branch 35, Regional Trial Court (RTC), Bontoc, Mountain Province in Civil Case No. 1095...
Promulgated on 2008-06-13

364. CA GR SP 94698: BONIFACIO M. OBRA, et al. vs. N L R C, EEI CORPORATION, BECHTEL INT'L., INC., MALAY INSURANCE CORP.
Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Civil Procedure assailing, on the ground of grave abuse of discretion amounting to lack or excess of jurisdiction,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-13

365. CA GR CV 90094: CONSOLACION RABINA-VALDEZ, ET AL. vs. SPS. DOMINADOR VALDEZ, JR. & LOLITA GAMA-VALDEZ, et al.
For failure of plaintiffs-appellants' to file the required brief within the prescribed period, pursuant to Section 1 (e), Rule 50 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-13

366. CA GR CR 31211: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. MICHAEL TILA y SEMINIANO
This resolves the "Motion To Withdraw Appeal" filed by the accusedappellant, through counsel, and which bears his conformity....
Promulgated on 2008-06-13

367. CA GR CR 30698: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. DAVE SORIENTE Y ALCANTARA
On appeal is the Decision of the Regional Trial Court of Mandaluyong City, Branch 210, in Criminal Case No. MC03-6293-D, dated February 20, 2007, and promulgated on March 7, 2007,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-13

368. CA GR SP 102147: METROPOLITAN BANK & TRUST COMPANY vs. LIBERTY CORRUGATED BOXES MANUFACTURING CORP.
This is a petition for review filed under Rule 43 seeking to reverse and set aside the Order dated December 21, 2007 of the Regional Trial Court of Malabon City, Branch 74 in SEC Case No. S7-001-MN...
Promulgated on 2008-06-13

369. CA GR CV 88598: PILSONS REALTY CORPORATION vs. RAMONCITO ALVINEZ, and PHILIPPINE CHARTER INSURANCE CORPORATION
Before this Court is an appeal from the decision dated June 29, 2006 of the Regional Trial Court, National Capital Judicial Region, Branch 255, Las Pinas City...
Promulgated on 2008-06-13

370. CA GR SP 94127: LYDIA ABREA, WALDEN ABREA, et al. vs. THE SAN MIGUEL CORPORATION
This is a petition for review under Rule 42 of the 1997 Rules of Court from the Order (Rollo, p. 78) of the Regional Trial Court of Calamba City, Branch 35 dated March 28, 2006...
Promulgated on 2008-06-13

371. CA GR CR 02706: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. JOERIZ AW y TALOSIG
Assailed in this appeal is the Joint Decision dated February 6, 2007 of Branch 127, Regional Trial Court (RTC), Caloocan City in (i) Criminal Case No. C-68966 convicting accused-appellant Joeriz Aw y Talosig for violation of Section 11 (possession of d...
Promulgated on 2008-06-13

372. CA GR SP 92303: MAGNA FINANCIAL SERVICES GROUP, INC. vs. N L R C, and ELMER LLANETA
Assailed in this Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure are the decision dated July 21, 2005 and resolution dated October 10, 2000...
Promulgated on 2008-06-13

373. CA GR SP 101205: SPOUSES CECILIO CATAQUIS, et al. vs. ALFREDO ATIENZA, et al.
Before this Court is a Petition for Review under Rule 42 of the Revised Rules of Court assailing the decision dated June 8, 2007 and the order dated October 3, 2007 of the Regional Trial Court...
Promulgated on 2008-06-13

374. CA GR CV 87517: ROBERT SILVA DY vs. JUANITA VIRAY and JOCELYN JOSE
This is an appeal from the Decision dated September 23, 2005 rendered by the Regional Trial Court of Quezon City, Branch 104 in Civil Case No. Q-02-45963,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-13

375. CA GR SP 94581: PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION vs. JEAN BANARES-SANTOS
This Petition for Review seeks to reverse Resolution No. 051222 dated September 13, 2005 and Resolution No. 060771 dated April 25, 2006...
Promulgated on 2008-06-13

376. CA GR SP 99738: PACIENCIA V. BARUT vs. REGINA LABIANO VDA. DE LLANTADA
This is a petition for review filed under Rule 42 of the Rules of Court seeking to set aside the decision rendered by the Regional Trial Court of Nueva Vizcaya (Branch 28)...
Promulgated on 2008-06-13

377. CA GR SP 102566: CIRILO E. GANALON vs. SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM
The instant petition for review under Rule 43 of the Rules of Court seeks the reversal of the Decision dated December 17, 2007 rendered by the Employees' Compensation Commission (ECC)...
Promulgated on 2008-06-13

378. CA GR SP 103315: HELEN B. BALIWAG vs. CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
This pertains to the Petition for Review filed by the petitioner through counsel on 16 April 2008....
Promulgated on 2008-06-13

379. CA GR SP 93161: RAYLIN C. FAMATIGA vs. PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT OF ROMBLON, AMELIE G. MALLEN, et al.
Before Us is an appeal under Rule 44 of the l997 Rules of Civil Procedure from the November 18, 2005 Decision of Branch 81, Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Romblon,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

380. CA GR SP 101543: ALEGRIA TORREDES vs. BUENAVENTURA BERRIS
Before the Court is a Petition for Review of the Decision dated November 21, 2007 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 12, Manila,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

381. CA GR SP 99607: CENTRO TECH, INC. and SERGIO A. BAQUIRAN vs. N L R CROMULO DAJAC, et al.
This is a petition for certiorari seeking to nullify the Resolution of the National Labor Relations Commission(NLRC) dismissing the appeal,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

382. CA GR SP 100490: RCJ BUS LINES, INCORPORATED vs. PALEENO AP, INCORPORATED
Before the Court is a Petition for Review under Rule 42 of the Rules of Court of the Decision dated May 18, 2005 rendered by the Regional Trial Court of Manila, Branch 22 (RTC),...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

383. CA GR SP 98438: GOVERNMENT SERVICE INSURANCE SYSTEM(GSIS) vs. Hon. FELIPE J. TORIO II, and APOLINARIO C. PAUIG
This petition for certiorari and prohibition seeks to nullify the three Orders of the Regional Trial Court(RTC), Second Judicial Region, Br. 22, Cabagan, Isabela...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

384. CA GR SP 96395: PAROLA FINANCING CORP. & JOSELITO C. YRAOLA vs. RTC, BR. 87, ROSARIO BATANGAS,& SPS. BAYANI & GRACE
Before Us is a petition for certiorari raising the question of whether or not the Respondent Court committed grave abuse of discretion in issuing the Order...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

385. CA GR SP 100298: JOSELITO HERNAND M. BUSTOS vs. Hon. NORBERTO J. QUISUMBING, Jr., MILLIANS SHOE, INC., et al.
This Petition for Certiorari seeks to nullify the Order of the Regional Trial Court(RTC), Fourth Judicial Region, Br. 21, Imus, Cavite...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

386. CA GR CV 78334: SPOUSES ISABELA JOVELLANOS CERALDE @ "Sabina", et al. vs. RAYMUNDO JOVELLANOS
This is an ordinary appeal from a Decision which was rendered in favor of plaintiffs-appellees and against defendant-appellant, in an action for quieting of title, possession and damages...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

387. CA GR SP 87162: TOMAS VILLASENOR, et al. vs. HON. GUILLERMO P. AGLORO,RURAL BANK OF PLARIDEL, INC., et al.
A writ of certiorari is an extraordinary remedy and it shall issue only upon a clear showing that the stringent requirements of its issuance,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

388. CA GR SP 99946: THE HEIRS OF THE DECEASED EDGARDO V. ANGELES, et al. vs. MARCELO T. CLEOFAS
Through this petition for review, the heirs of Edgardo Angeles (or Edgardo), represented by the widow Myrna Angeles and the Register of Deeds of Malabon City...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

389. CA GR CV 83987: ROBERTO C. PAGTALUNAN vs. REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Through this Appeal, the Republic of the Philippines, represented by the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) assails the Decision dated 14 September 2004 of the Regional Trial Court, Third Judicial Region, Malolos, Bulacan, Branch 7,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

390. CA GR CV 79121: ALBERT TIU vs. SACOBIA HILLS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
The decisive issue posed herein is whether the defendant, as developer and seller of golf shares, warranted to the plaintiff, as buyer of the shares, that the defendant would complete the development and construction of the golf course and clubhouse wi...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

391. CA GR CR 29552: THE PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. VIRGILIO DE LA ROSA, JR.
This is an appeal from a decision rendered on March 1, 2004 by Branch 71, Regional Trial Court, NCJR, Pasig City in Criminal Case No. 111257...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

392. CA GR CV 76499: ALMA BAGUNU, et al. vs. ROBERTO BAQUIRAN, et al.
Subject of this resolution is the Motion for Reconsideration of the plaintiffs-appellees seeking review of Our September 27, 2006 Decision...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

393. CA GR SP 101452: MA. LUISA O. ROCHA vs. HON. JUDGE JOSELITO VILLAROSA, and JUAN JOSE ROCHA
Probable cause for the issuance of a warrant of arrest is defined as "the existence of such facts and circumstances that would lead a reasonably discreet and prudent person...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

394. CA GR CR 30711: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. REGGIE BRAGAS y LOPEZ
On appeal is the February 13, 2007 Decision (Rollo, pp. 13-17) of the Regional Trial Court of Santiago City, convicting herein appellant of Violation of Section 11, Article II of Republic Act No. 9165,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

395. CA GR SP 85276: LAND BANK OF THE PHILS. EMPLOYEES ASSO.- NATL. EXEC. BOARD vs. THE SEC OF LABOR & EMPLOYMENT et al.
Brought to Us through this Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure are the following issuances of then Secretary of Labor, Patricia Sto. Tomas - (1) Resolution dated 15 March 2004...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

396. CA GR CV 83977: DIAMOND CAMELLIA, S.A., ET. AL. vs. HIPOLITO DALEN, SR., ET AL.
This appeal was raised by the defendants to set aside the trial court's self-reversal of its earlier Decision, through the Order that granted the plaintiff-appellees' Motion for Reconsideration, thus:...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

397. CA GR CV 84118: THE HEIRS OF SPOUSES QUIRICO CABUCO and DOROTEA DIAZ, et al. vs. SPS. ISIDORO F. MOLINA et al.
This appeal is taken from the order dated October 5, 2004, dismissing the claim due to prescription, laches and transfer of the property to an innocent purchaser for value....
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

398. CA GR SP 77558: NATIONAL POWER CORPORATION vs. EEI CORPORATION
The issue in litis is whether petitioner National Power Corporation (NPC) was liable for the works necessary for the completion of the project and within the general scope of the contract...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

399. CA GR CR 02441: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. EDUARDO LIMPIN y Torres RICKY AMERICA y Torres
On appeal is the decision dated 14 June 2002 of the Regional Trial Court of Malabon City, Branch 72, in Criminal Case Nos. 26414 and 26415 convicting appellant Eduardo Limpin for violation of Sections 4 and 8, Art. II of RA 6425,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

400. CA GR CR 30523: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. RONNEL RIVERA y PEREZ
Accused-appellant Ronnel Rivera y Perez was charged before the Regional Trial Court of Manila, Branch 2, in Criminal Case Nos. 03-210504 and 03-210505,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

401. CA GR CR 02449: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. IBRAHIM AMPUAN y MACIO
Accused-appellant IBRAHIM AMPUAN y MACIO alias BEBOT ("IBRAHIM") was charged with Violation of Section 11(3), Article II of Republic Act ("R.A.") No. 9165,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

402. CA GR CR 02105: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. ROSA SALVADOR Y CALAYAG, FRANCISCO TIBAY Y NICOLAS
This is an appeal by accused Rosa Salvador y Calayag and Francisco Tibay y Nicolas from the decision of Branch 35, Regional Trial Court, National Capital Judicial Region, Manila...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

403. CA GR SP 99949: REMIGIO ILAYA vs. HEIRS OF JUAN ESPINO
Petitioner Remigio Ilaya (or Remigio), through this petition for review, seeks to nullify and set aside the decision rendered by the Department of Agrarian Reform Adjudication Board (DARAB) dated August 30, 2006,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

404. CA GR CV 89191: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, et al. vs. LUCIA G. REONISTO
Per Report of the Judicial Records Division (JRD) dated 30 May 2008, appellant has failed to file her Brief within the reglementary period....
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

405. CA GR CV 86453: MANUEL R. SANCHEZ vs. SPS. JOSE and CORAZON STA. ANA
A complaint must contain a concise statement of the ultimate facts constituting the plaintiff's cause of action. To determine whether a cause of action is stated,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

406. CA GR SP 99613: ISABELO ZOLETA and FREDDIE ITURALDE vs. MARIANITO RODRIGUEZ
In appeals from inferior courts to the regional trial courts, the appellant's brief or memorandum is a mandatory requirement for the assignment of errors is vital to the decision...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

407. CA GR SP 85464: SAMAHANG MANGGAGAWA NG UST, et al. vs. NLRC (Third Division) and UNIVERSITY OF STO. TOMAS
Before Us is a petition for certiorari seeking the reversal of the resolutions rendered by the NLRC dated March 26, 2004 and May 25, 2004 in NLRC NCR 00-08-08586-99, CA No. 035509-03...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

408. CA GR SP 92841: DIMAANO PROPERTY HOLDINGS CORPORATION vs. HON. PRESIDING JUDGE OF RTC-BATANGAS CITY, BR. 3 et al.
Alleging that Branch 3 of the Regional Trial Court (or RTC) stationed in Batangas City committed grave abuse of discretion amounting to lack or excess of jurisdiction in granting the Demurrer to Evidence,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

409. CA GR SP 99736: ILUMINADA TUBIL vs. RODOLFO "RUDY" CANLAS, et al.
Well-settled is the rule that the jurisdiction of the court and the nature of the action are determined by the averments in the complaint....
Promulgated on 2008-06-12

410. CA GR CV 86144: SPOUSES NORVIE AND MERCY ORSAIZ vs. MARLON ENCALLADO
Appellant laments the Decision dated 9 August 2005 of the Regional Trial Court of Mariveles, Bataan, Branch 4,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-11

411. CA GR CR 30263: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. JOSE NADELA y CRUZ
Impugned in this Appeal is the Decision dated 23 July 2004 of the Regional Trial Court of Malabon City, Branch 72, in Criminal Case No. 29396-MN,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-11

412. CA GR SP 101240: ALBERTO CHI vs. SPOUSES CEZAR AND AIDA GESTIADA, et al.
The petitioner seeks a reversal of the Decision dated May 16, 2007 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Olongapo City, Branch 74, which affirmed the Judgment dated September 6, 2006 of the Municipal Trial Court in Cities (MTCC) of Olongapo, Branch 1, d...
Promulgated on 2008-06-11

413. CA GR CR 30626: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. EFREN PEREIRA Y CUSTODIO
Accused-appellant Efren Pereira y Custodio ("appellant") appeals from the Decision of the Regional Trial Court of Calamba City, Branch 35,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-11

414. CA GR CV 89817: G.E. ARAGONES & ASSOCIATES vs. UNITED COCONUT PLANTERS BANK,/BUREAU OF INTERNAL REVENUE
ON JANUARY 15, 2008, THE COURT SENT THE NOTICE TO FILE THE APPELLANT'S BRIEF TO THE PARTIES (ROLLO, P. 34). THE NOTICE WAS RECEIVED BY THE BALANE TAMAYO ALAMPAY LAW OFFICE,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-11

415. CA GR CV 82373: BEVERLY GANZON vs. RONA ANAPE
This is an appeal from an order of the trial court dismissing on motion a petition for the declaration of nullity of a marriage....
Promulgated on 2008-06-11

416. CA GR SP 103383: FRANCISCA B. PAULINO, et al. vs. PRES. JUDGE, RTC, BR. 93, of Quezon City, CELEBRITY SPORTS PLAZA
This is a petition for certiorari praying for the reversal of the decision of the RTC of Quezon City in civil case Q-02-45989 and the reinstatement of the decision of the Securities and Exchange Commission...
Promulgated on 2008-06-11

417. CA GR SP 87019: DOMINADOR RAMOS vs. MARCELA B. BARONA
A case for ejectment has been filed by the respondent Marcela Barona with the Metropolitan Trial Court of Manila...
Promulgated on 2008-06-11

418. CA GR SP 95352: ALLAN B. RIVA vs. NLRC and COSMOS BOTTLING CORPORATION
The constitutional policy to provide full protection to labor is not meant to be a sword to oppress employers....
Promulgated on 2008-06-11

419. CA GR SP 99862: RICARDO PACATE vs. NESTOR CRUZ
The present petition seeks to nullify the Decision dated March 22, 2007 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC), Branch 15, Malolos City, Bulacan,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-11

420. CA GR SP 102575: ASIA UNITED BANK CORPORATION vs. BASIC POLYPRINTERS AND PACKAGING CORPORATION
Before Us is a Petition for Review under Rule 43 of the 1997 Revised Rules of Court of the Order dated January 11, 2008 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 21 of Imus, Cavite in SEC Case No. 054-06 approving herein respondent Basic Polyprinters and Pa...
Promulgated on 2008-06-11

421. CA GR CR 29442: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. TERESITA J. PACHECO
We have perused the accused-appellant's motion for reconsideration and we find that the arguments raised therein have already been painstakingly addressed in our Decision of 26 December 2007....
Promulgated on 2008-06-11

422. CA GR SP 94924: LIRIO A. ALTURA vs. HON. JUDGE MARIA ROWENA MODESTO-SAN PEDRO, et al.
These special civil actions for certiorari are consolidated after the Sixth Division of the Court granted the motion of the private respondents in C.A.-G. R. SP No. 94925 for consolidation on the ground that the reliefs sought in both actions were the...
Promulgated on 2008-06-11

423. CA GR CV 82825: ROSITA CLARIN YABUT, ET AL. vs. SPOUSES ELILIA YABUT GUMABON and GRACIANO GUMABON, ET AL.
We have perused the plaintiffs-appellants' motion for reconsideration and we find that the arguments raised therein have already been painstakingly addressed in our Decision of 16 November 2007 ....
Promulgated on 2008-06-11

424. CA GR SP 103779: MA. TERESA D. HERNANDEZ vs. HON. JUDGE AIDA ESTRELLA MACAPAGAL, et al.
This is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Court with Prayer for Issuance of Temporary Restraining Order and/or Writ of Preliminary Injunction and/or Prohibition of the Order dated December 28, 2007 of the Regional Trial Court...
Promulgated on 2008-06-11

425. CA GR SP 87384: BPI FAMILY SAVINGS BANK INC. vs. EDUARDO B. CUDALA
This is a Petition for Review assailing the Decision of the Office of the President(OP) in OP Case No. 04-G-279, affirming with modification the Decision...
Promulgated on 2008-06-11

426. CA GR SP 100087: E PACIFIC GLOBAL CONTACT CENTER, INC., et al. vs. NLRC (THIRD DIVISION) and MARK DAIGLE
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court assailing the Resolution dated March 12, 2007 of public respondent National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC), Third Division,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-11

427. CA GR SP 102368: MASAICHI TSUCHIYA vs. THE RTC, (BR. 108) of Pasay City, by Rosario B. Ragasa
For the second time, a controversy arising from the execution of the Exclusive and Irrevocable Power of Attorney relative to the Nampeidai Property Project in Japan...
Promulgated on 2008-06-11

428. CA GR SP 103733: ORION PEREZ DUMDUM vs. NLRC, et al.
This treats of petitioner's Ex-Parte Motion for Extension of Time to file Petition for Certiorari dated May 29, 2008, praying for an extension of twenty (20) days from June 6, 2008 or until...
Promulgated on 2008-06-11

429. CA GR CV 87716: EDWIN BAYNO AND ANSON TAN vs. LUISA ANG AND PETRONILA CRUZ AGUSTIN
Before Us is an ordinary appeal under Rule 41 of the 1997 Revised Rules of Court of the Order dated November 21, 2005 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 39, Manila City in Civil Case No. 04-110632 dismissing plaintiffs-appellants' Complaint for Inter...
Promulgated on 2008-06-11

430. CA GR CV 88393: BENJAMIN PUA vs. PHIMCO INDUSTRIES, INC.
Before Us is an appeal from the Decision dated 10 October 2006 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 66, Makati City dismissing the instant complaint for sum of money and damages...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

431. CA GR SP 101234: THE PHILIPPINE STOCK EX-CHANGE, INC. vs. HON. ABRAHAM B. BORRETA, ANTONIO LITONJUA, et al.
This is a Petition for Certiorari filed under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure with application for issuance of temporary restraining order and writ of preliminary injunction...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

432. CA GR SP 100319: OUR LORD'S GRACE MONTESSORI SCHOOL & COLLEGES vs. HON. ROGELIO M. PIZARRO,CHRIS ALDRIN MANALO, et al
This is a special civil action for certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, which assails the Order dated June 22, 2007 issued by respondent Judge...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

433. CA GR CV 88131: SPS. ANTONIO MEJIA and AIDA CRUZ MEJIA vs. P N B, SHERIFFS GENARO U. CAJUGUIRAN, et al.
The law on extra-judicial foreclosure of mortgage provides that a purchaser in an extra-judicial foreclosure sale may take possession of the foreclosed property...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

434. CA GR SP 101127: JOSEFA MANALAD vs. HON. JUDGE BASILIO R. GABO, JR. and DRA. TERESITA C. GUEVARRA
The instant Petition for Certiorari seeks to reverse and set aside the Resolution dated June 5, 2007 and the Order dated September 7, 2007 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 11, Malolos City, Bulacan...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

435. CA GR CV 87124: JESUS B. CAMBOSA vs. BANK OF THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS
Before Us is an appeal from the Decision dated 3 May 2005 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 64, Makati City in Civil Case No. 97-1054...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

436. CA GR CV 87925: CGU INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE, INC. vs. MACODA CUSTOMS BROKERAGE, INC.
Defendant-appellant Macoda Customs Brokerage ("Macoda Customs") bewails the Decision dated 11 July 2006 of the Regional Trial Court of Makati City, Branch 134,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

437. CA GR CV 87388: SPS. REYNALDO E. BINALA and MADELINE N. BINALA vs. AFP RETIREMENT & SEPARATION BENEFITS SYSTEM
A court may dismiss a case on the ground of non prosequitur but, unless a party's conduct is so indifferent, irresponsible, contumacious or slothful...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

438. CA GR SP 95281: ASKAR INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT & SERVICES/FAR EAST RECRUITMENT OFFICE vs. NLRC, et al.
In this petition for certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, petitioners Askar International Management & Services, acting through its local agent, Far East Recruitment Office,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

439. CA GR SP 103073: PRISTINE MEMORIAL PARK/SUNWEST DEV. & CONSTRUCTION CO., et al. vs. RICARDO ANONUEVO, et al.
After a thorough study of the Motion for Reconsideration filed by petitioners, the Court finds no sufficient reason to deviate from its findings and conclusions...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

440. CA GR SP 100795: TEOFISTA H. PESIMO vs. SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM, (PTL LABOR SERVICES CO.)
The instant petition seeks the reversal of the Decision dated July 19, 2007 rendered by the Employees' Compensation Commission (ECC)...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

441. CA GR SP 100896: NEW WALL BUILDERS and MANUELITO AGUILA vs. NLRC (SECOND DIVISION), et al.
This resolves the Petition for Certiorari dated October 22, 2007 filed by petitioners New Wall Builders and Manuelito Aguila assailing the Decision dated October 23, 2006 of the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC)...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

442. CA GR SP 99405: SPS. HILARIO BALDOVINO and FELICITAS FLANCIA vs. DANIEL PINEDA, et al.
In this petition for review under Rule 42 of the Rules of Court, the defeated party seeks to annul the two (2) dispositions of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 55, Lucena City,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

443. CA GR CR 28990: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. FRANCIS FREEMAN Y MEREDITH
This is an Appeal assailing the Decision dated September 30, 2004 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC), Branch 116, Pasay City in Criminal Case No. 04-1325CFM finding appellant Francis Freeman y Meredith guilty beyond reasonable doubt of violation of Sec...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

444. CA GR CR 25093: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. RICARDO JAY DIANO
This is an appeal from the Decision dated November 23, 2000 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 75, Olongapo City finding appellant Ricardo Jay Diano guilty beyond reasonable doubt of one (1) count of the crime of Rape and imposing on him a prison sen...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

445. CA GR SP 100010: GM VENTURES, INC. vs. NLRC and EDGARDO BUENVIAJE
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure assailing the Resolution dated January 16, 2007 of the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC)...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

446. CA GR SP 100624: ERLINDA L. BAGTONG, et al. vs. NLRC (SECOND DIVISION), et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court assailing the Decision dated 12 October 2006 of public respondent National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC), Second Division,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

447. CA GR CR 27704: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. NELSON PERALTA y CABATBAT
Before Us is an Appeal assailing the Decision dated June 23, 2003 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC), Branch 116, Pasay City in Criminal Case No. 02-2091 finding appellant Nelson Peralta y Cabatbat guilty beyond reasonable doubt of violation of Section ...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

448. CA GR CR 30585: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. ORLANDO CARLOS y DAVID et al.
Brought before Us for review is the Joint Decision dated 13 October 2006 of the Regional Trial Court of Manila, Branch 35,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

449. CA GR SP 90442: MRS. BELLA C. DE LEON AND EMMA DE LEON vs. SPS. CLAUDIO BENDO AND AMELIA L. DE LEON
This is a Petition for Review filed pursuant to Rule 42 of the 1997 Rules of Court questioning the Decision (Rollo, pp. 109-117) dated October 22, 2004 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Naic, Cavite,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

450. CA GR SP 91115: ASIATRUST DEVELOPMENT BANK INDEPENDENT LABOR UNION (ATDBILU) vs. SEC. OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT, et a
One of the key issues in the process of collective bargaining is the selection of the bargaining agent who will represent the employees of a collective bargaining unit...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

451. CA GR CR 30662: BIBCEE DE GUZMAN vs. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, EDUARDO DRUECO
This petition for review seeks to reverse the February 5, 2007 decision of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 87, Quezon City in Crim. Case No. Q-06-141756...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

452. CA GR CR 02354: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. PAUL ALIPIO
Accused appeals from the Decision rendered by Branch 65, Regional Trial Court (RTC), Fifth Judicial Region, Sorsogon City on April 21, 2006 in Criminal Case No. 01-427,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

453. CA GR SP 94337: ENCARNACION C. MERCADO, et al. vs. THE HONORABLE ROMULO SG. VILLANUEVA, et al.
Assailed through certiorari is the order dated June 24, 1998, granting respondent Ram Food Products, Inc.'s application for a writ of injunction, and the order dated February 22, 2006,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

454. CA GR SP 103400: GREGORIO and METRECINIA CALDERON vs. LADISLAO BONILLA, ET. AL.
A perusal of the petition for review reveals that the Petitioners failed to attach the following relevant pleadings, as required by Rule 42, Sec. 2(d)of the Revised Rules of Court: ...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

455. CA GR CV 81454: AGAPITA CLIMA, BENJAMINSANTONIL, et al. vs. REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
This is an appeal from the Decision of Branch 23, RTC, Fourth Judicial Region, Trece Martires City in LRC Case No. 5964-41...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

456. CA GR CV 88745: TEODORO G. BERNARDINO vs. RIZAL COMMERCIAL BANKING CORP,
This is an appeal from the Decision dated 30 June 2006 in Civil Case No. 98-1851 of the Regional Trial Court of Makati, Branch 59,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

457. CA GR CR 30013: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. EMMA REGIS
Before Us is an Appeal filed by herein accused-appellant Emma Regis ("REGIS" for brevity) assailing the Decision1 dated 13 January 2006...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

458. CA GR SP 94146: ERLINDA S. DAYOS vs. GLORIA G. SALANDANAN, et al.
This petition for certiorari, prohibition and mandamus seeks to nullify the Order dated March 21, 2006 issued by the Board of Professional Teachers (or "Board"),...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

459. CA GR CV 83197: SPS. CESARIO GRAVADOR, et al. vs. ASIAN CATHAY FINANCE & LEASING CORPORATION, ET. AL.,
Plaintiffs appeal from the Decision dated April 5, 2004 of the Regional Trial Court of Bulacan, Branch 9 in Civil Case No. 253-M-00 for Annulment of Real Estate Mortgage...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

460. CA GR SP 91768: REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. HON. BONIFACIO SANZ MACEDA, et al.
At bar is a petition for certiorari with prayer for an injunctive order seeking to annul the August 19, 2005 Order of the of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 275, Las Pinas City in SCA Case No. 00-0005,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

461. CA GR SP 103088: SAVEDE CONSTRUCTION and/or ENGR. EDMUNDO SAIYO vs. NLRC (Third Division) and HEIDI A. LIGA
A perusal of the instant petition for certiorari (erroneously captioned Petition for Review on Certiorari) shows the following procedural infirmities which warrant its outright dismissal....
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

462. CA GR CV 63960: B. CUA HIAN TEK vs. GAULT ARMSTRONG & KEMBLE (AUSTRALASIA) PTY. LTD., et al.
This is an appeal from the Decision of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Manila, Branch 2, dated April 30, 1999,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

463. CA GR SP 100738: PIO A. ARE vs. RTC, BRANCH 35, CITY OF CALAMBA, et al.
The subject of this Petition for Review is the Order dated April 2, 2007 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 35, Calamba City granting private respondent's motion for execution pending appeal....
Promulgated on 2008-06-10

464. CA GR SP 97120: PRIMEGOLD MANUFACTURING CORPORATION vs. N L R C, LEONITO CAYANG, et al.
This is to resolve the Joint Motion to Dismiss with Release and Quitclaim (Rollo, pp. 305-308) filed by Atty. Norberto V. Fogata representing petitioner...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

465. CA GR SP 100753: NIEVES CHUA Y SANCHEZ vs. HON. ROLANDO G. HOW,PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES and ROSALINDA RAPADA ONG
Petitioner seeks reconsideration of Our Decision dated February 27, 2008 which denied the petition....
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

466. CA GR SP 102157: NOEL S. SORREDA vs. OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN and ACP RAFAEL R. VILLORDON
Before us is a petition for certiorari assailing the Resolution of the Ombudsman dated November 8, 2006 dismissing the criminal complaint filed against respondent Assistant City Prosecutor...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

467. CA GR SP 100602: THERESITA VILLAROMAN ATIENZA vs. VICTORIA C. NAVAL AND CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
In this Petition for Review under Rule 43 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, petitioner seeks to nullify the 11 April 2007 Resolution No. 070734...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

468. CA GR CR 02656: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. MOHAMMAD ADAM Y ADTA
Under consideration is the appeal of accused MOHAMMAD ADAM who was convicted by the Regional Trial Court, Branch 95, Quezon City in Criminal Case No. Q-03-115918,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

469. CA GR CR 00654: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. BIENVENIDO F. HALIM "BIMBE" and SALVADOR F. GAPAS
Bienvenido F. Halim (appellant Halim, for brevity) and Salvador Gapas (appellant Gapas, for brevity), residents of Bulusan, Sorsogon are before the Court with an appeal that judgment be rendered reversing the Decision of the Regional Trial Court of Gub...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

470. CA GR SP 101872: FELIPE CABAHIEL, et al. vs. MARIE DE JESUS
This petition for review under Rule 43 of the 1997 Rules on Civil Procedure assails the August 7, 2006 Decision of the Department of Agrarian Reform Adjudication Board (DARAB)...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

471. CA GR SP 99065: UCPB GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY INCORPORATED vs. BANCO DE ORO UNIVERSAL BANK et al.
This is a petition for certiorari assailing primarily the June 26, 2006 Order and the September 6, 2006 Order of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 214, Mandaluyong City, in Civil Case No. MC-05-2803,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

472. CA GR SP 97356: WILLIAM M. ESPOSO vs. HON. RAUL M. GONZALEZ, et al.
In a Resolution dated January 26, 2005, the Office of the City Prosecutor of Manila recommended the filing of an Information for libel against petitioner...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

473. CA GR CR 29403: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. SALVE MARIE DENSO y ESPLANA and MARY ROSE PEREZ y BELE
Before this Court is an appeal filed by herein accused-appellants seeking that the Decision of the Regional Trial Court (RTC), Branch 52, Manila dated 04 March 2005...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

474. CA GR SP 91868: EMILIA ESCOVER, OTHER HEIRS OF THE LATE ALEX C. ESCOVER vs. FREDEVILLA M. TUAZON
This is a petition under Rule 42 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure assailing the decision dated May 7, 2005 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC), Branch 161, Pasig City...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

475. CA GR SP 99859: JOVITO T. GONZALEZ II vs. HON. ZENAIDA G. LAGUILLES, et al.
Sought to be annulled and set aside in this suit for certiorari on ground of grave abuse of discretion amounting to lack or excess of jurisdiction is the resolution dated October 27, 2006 issued by respondent Hon. Zenaida G. Laguilles,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

476. CA GR SP 101978: EUFRACIA M. MINDOL vs. SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM
Assailed in this petition for review under Rule 43 of the Rules of Court, as amended, is the Decision that affirmed the action of the Social Security System (SSS) that denied the claim of Eufracia M. Mindol...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

477. CA GR CR 23659: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. MELCHOR SEGUNDO @ SOL
Accused-appellant assails in this appeal the decision of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Santiago City, Isabela, that found him guilty beyond reasonable doubt of the crime of Robbery, the dispositive portion of which reads:...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

478. CA GR CV 87620: ANGELITA GRACIA M. RIVERA, et al. vs. EXEQUIEL CRUZ
Brought to us in this ordinary appeal is the Decision that granted the complaint for recovery of possession and damages filed by plaintiff-appellee Angelita Gracia M. Rivera...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

479. CA GR SP 99424: AMOR R. DASALLA vs. CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION, HON. ROQUE S. VERZOSA, JR., et al.
Brought to us in this petition for review under Rule 43 of the Rules of Court, as amended, is the Resolution No. 062121 of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) that had affirmed the Decision...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

480. CA GR SP 101241: FORMOSTAR GARMENT (PHILS.) CO., INC. vs. NLRC, et al.
Through this special civil action for certiorari, Formostar Garment (Phils.) Co., Inc. seeks to nullify and set aside the decision dated July 16, 2007...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

481. CA GR CV 80885: FIRST LEPANTO-TAISHO INSURANCE CORPORATION vs. CHINA OCEAN SHIPPING COMPANY et al.
Appealed by defendant Asian Terminals, Inc. (ATI) is the adverse decision dated August 29, 2003 rendered by the Regional Trial Court (RTC), Branch 147, in Makati City,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

482. CA GR SP 99799: EXCEL QUALITY, INC. vs. NLRC and NINO OLIVER RESTERIO
This is a Petition for Certiorari (With Prayer for Issuance of Writ of Preliminary Injunction and/or Temporary Restraining Order) filed by petitioner Excel Quality, Inc. ("Excel") pursuant to Rule 65 of the 1997 Revised Rules on Civil...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

483. CA GR SP 103021: LEONARDO C. LANDAYAN vs. MA. MERCEDITAS N. GUTIERREZ, et al.
Finding no new matter of substance that would warrant the modification much less the reversal of the April 18, 2008 Resolution of this Court, the Motion for Reconsideration filed by petitioner is hereby DENIED for lack of merit....
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

484. CA GR SP 76692: HEIRS OF FELIMON MAGAT, et al./HEIRS OF ISIDRA LUMBA vs. HEIRS OF TEOFILO CORDERO &LUCIANO CORDERO
Before Us is a Joint Petition for Review with Prayer for the Issuance of a Restraining Order and/or Preliminary Injunction filed by the Heirs of Felipe Magat...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

485. CA GR SP 100217: JOSE ARCADIO R. RELOVA vs. NLRC (1st Division), et al.
This is a petition for certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Revised Rules of Court, assailing the validity of the decision of public respondent,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

486. CA GR CV 88429: JESUS F. POBLETE vs. REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
This is an appeal interposed by oppositor-appellant, Republic of the Philippines, through the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) (hereafter appellant), from the Decision dated September 21, 2006...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

487. CA GR SP 99587: AUREA GESMUNDO, et al. vs. EVELYN ATIENZA, et al.
Before this Court is a Petition for Review dated 05 July 2007 under Rule 42 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, as amended, assailing the Decision dated 29 May 2007 of the Regional Trial Court of San Pablo City, Branch 32,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

488. CA GR CR 29795: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. IRENEO S. ACUESTA
Before Us is accused-appellant's Motion for Reconsideration of Our Decision dated March 14, 2008, stating that a copy of the decision was received by appellant's counsel on April 21, 2008,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

489. CA GR SP 101334: ARMANDO L. DELA CRUZ, ET AL. vs. HON. AMOR M. DIMATATAC-ROMERO, ET AL.
It appears that this is an appeal from the Decision, dated June 18, 2007, of the Regional Trial Court (Branch 52) of Guagua, Pampanga, dismissing petitioners-appellants'...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

490. CA GR SP 94574: WILSON CHAM and ATTY. ESTEBAN KAMPITAN vs. HON. RAUL M. GONZALES, AMAFE ROXAS ORTIZ, et al.
This resolves a Petition for Certiorari filed under Rule 65 of the revised Rules of Civil Procedure seeking to annul the Resolutions of the Secretary of Justice, dated November 7, 2005...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

491. CA GR SP 100485: MECO MANNING & CREWING SERVICES, INC., ET AL vs. N L R C, AND RITA G.NARAJOS, ET AL.
ON SEPTEMBER 19, 2007, THE COURT DISMISSED THE CASE FOR BEING FILED OUT OF TIME....
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

492. CA GR SP 79416: SIMPLEX INDUSTRIAL CORP., and VENSON D. PAZ vs. N L R C, and ERIC O. REBUSA
Assailed in this Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the revised Rules of Civil Procedure is the Decision [Rollo, p. 32], promulgated on June 30, 2003,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

493. CA GR CV 85967: BENITA CASTILLO RAMOS, et al. vs. JAIME CASTILLO-RAMOS, et al.
Appellants implore before Us to set aside the Order dated 19 August 2005 of the Regional Trial Court of Makati City, Branch 57,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

494. CA GR SP 102118: ELVIRA S. CASTILLO vs. KALIPAYAN RESORT, INC.
Petition for Review under Rule 42 of the Rules of Civil Procedure assailing the December 12, 2007 Decision of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Muntinlupa City, Branch 256...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

495. CA GR CV 88925: ELIZABETH LIM TAN vs. OFFICE OF THE LOCAL CIVIL REGISTRAR OF MANILA
Pivotal to the resolution of this Appeal is the question of whether the Regional Trial Court of Manila, Branch 1, erred in denying petitioner-appellant's Petition for Change of Name, in its Decision dated 29 August 2006....
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

496. CA GR SP 95359: MARCELINA MANECLANG vs. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE and ETHEL VILLAFLOR
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, seeking to annul and modify public respondent's Resolutions,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

497. CA GR CR 29515: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. REMEDIOS UNCIANO-NATIVIDAD
Upon the Complaint of Rogelio Ugale ("Ugale"), accusedappellant REMEDIOS UNCIANO-NATIVIDAD ("REMEDIOS"), was indicted for Estafa, in an Information that reads:...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

498. CA GR SP 97631: NISSAN SEIKO CORPORATION et al. vs. NLRC, FIRST DIVISION and ANTHONY DERESAS
Challenged in this Petition under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure are: (1) the Order dated 28 October 2005 of...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

499. CA GR CR 01977: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. EDUARDO A. ENRIQUEZ
Eduardo A. Enriquez (appellant, for brevity), a seaman, residing at 139 Narra St., Fortune Village VI, Paso De Blas, Valenzuela City, was charged before the Regional Trial Court of Valenzuela City, Branch 172...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

500. CA GR SP 98053: SHARIKAT AL SAEDI INTERNATIONAL MANPOWER INC. vs. NLRC (SECOND DIVISION), et al.
Sharikat Al-Saedi International Manpower, Inc. (petitioner, for brevity), a licensed recruitment agency is before the Court with a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the Rules of Court to reverse and set aside the (1) Resolution of the National L...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

501. CA GR SP 98069: LILIA TALAMERA, et al. vs. CLEOFE DELA CRUZ
Before Us is a Petition for Review pursuant to Rule 42 of the Rules of Civil Procedure seeking to reverse and set aside the Decision penned by Judge Benjamin T. Antonio dated 11 January 2007 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 170 of Malabon City, doc...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

502. CA GR SP 83743: PACIFICO ESPINO vs. JOSE BENJAMIN MANALO
In this Petition for Review under Rule 42 of the Rules of Court, Pacifico Espino (plaintiff-appellant, for brevity) assails the Decision of the Regional Trial Court of Iba, Zambales, Branch 71 (RTC, for brevity) in Civil Case No. RTC-2119-I,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

503. CA GR SP 99960: RHAZZLE MELGAR vs. NLRC, et al.
Before Us is a Special Civil Action for Certiorari under Rules 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure seeking to reverse and set aside the Resolution of the public respondent National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) dated 19 February 2007...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

504. CA GR SP 103662: METRO BUS SAINT ROSE TRANSIT and/or ALADIN A. SIMUNDAC vs. N L R C, RODOLFO JUAN, et al.
This is a special civil action for certiorari with prayer for the issuance of a temporary restraining order and/or preliminary injunction...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

505. CA GR CV 67276: EMILIANA T. JUAN, et al. vs. HERMINIO TALAG - LUMANG
Assailed in the present Appeal is the Decision dated 10 December 1999 rendered by the Regional Trial Court, Branch 9, Malolos City, Bulacan in Civil Case No. T845-M-98...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

506. CA GR SP 103595: EVANGELINE H. MANABAT vs. SPS. RODOLFO and JULITA TARIELA, ET. AL.
A careful scrutiny of the petition for review reveals the following defects: Petitioner failed to attach copies of pertinent and relevant pleadings in support of his allegations;...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

507. CA GR SP 91637: PETER C. BECKA vs. PEPITO BACUNGAN
Peter C. Becka (appellant, for brevity), a resident of Nang-Agto, Kibungan, Benguet is before the Court with a Petition for Review under Rule 42 of the Rules of Court to reverse the Decision of the Regional Trial Court (RTC, for brevity) of Bauang, La...
Promulgated on 2008-06-06

508. CA GR SP 97825: GABRIEL MALABUYOC, JR. vs. LAND BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES
This is a petition for review under Rule 43 of the Revised Rules of Court which seeks to reverse and set aside Resolution No. 061195 of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) dated July 18, 2006...
Promulgated on 2008-06-05

509. CA GR SP 100540: LUZVIMINDA ANDAL vs. NLRC, et al.
Impugned in this Petition for Certiorari are the Resolution dated 12 March 2007 of the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) in NLRC NCR CA No. 045927-05 which affirmed the Decision...
Promulgated on 2008-06-05

510. CA GR SP 88137: CABLE STAR, INC. vs. NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION, et al.
Cable television, a byword for one of the most popular and inexpensive forms of home entertainment today, derives its name from a particular mode of transmitting television programs...
Promulgated on 2008-06-05

511. CA GR SP 101947: NARITA VERAS vs. RIZALDY RECIERDO and JOSEPHINE MATZA
The petitioner brought to us for review the Decision of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) which affirmed in toto the Municipal Circuit Trial Court's (MCTC) declaration of the respondents' ownership over a piece of property...
Promulgated on 2008-06-05

512. CA GR SP 95592: FELICITAS SALAZAR, RECTO LASTIMOSA, et al. vs. RTC, BR 55, PANGASINAN and REMEDIOS N. N. FELIAS
Before this Court is a Petition for Annulment of Judgment assailing the Decision dated March 16, 2004 as well as the Writs of Execution and Demolition issued pursuant thereto by the Regional Trial Court...
Promulgated on 2008-06-05

513. CA GR CV 80567: BENEDICT LITONJUA vs. FAR EAST BANK & TRUST COMPANY (FEBTC, now merged and known as BPI)
This appeal was brought by the defendant to set aside the trial court's adverse Decision, which disposed of the case for specific performance thus:...
Promulgated on 2008-06-05

514. CA GR SP 101750: PETRON CORPORATION, et al. vs. HON. JUDGE REYNALDO M. LAIGO, et al.
Before Us is a Petition for Certiorari with Application for the Issuance of a Temporary Restraining Order and/or Writ of Preliminary Injunction assailing the Order dated 9 December 2004...
Promulgated on 2008-06-05

515. CA GR CV 79833: ERLINDA TOLENTINO vs. CELIA R. POBLETE
Before this Court is an ordinary appeal from the Decision dated 11 October 2002 of Branch 253 of the Regional Trial Court of Las Pinas City in Civil Case No. LP-01-0226, the dispositive portion of which reads:...
Promulgated on 2008-06-05

516. CA GR CR 02734: THE PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. JUAN MENDOZA Y VICENTE
Before this Court is an appeal from the Decision dated 06 February 2007 rendered by the Regional Trial Court of Baguio City,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-05

517. CA GR CV 88064: TAL SHEM TOV vs. JOSE PATERNO P. LOMOTAN
Before us is an appeal from the Decision dated 29 June 2006 rendered by the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Makati City, Branch 143 which ruled in favor of plaintiff-appellee...
Promulgated on 2008-06-05

518. CA GR SP 103731: JOSEFA LIM vs. HON. EDWIN C. MA-ALAT, et al.
For petitioner's failure to attach to her petition copies of pleadings and documents (e.g., pleadings filed before the RTC in connection with Civil Case No. 1877, Decision dated March 9, 2004 of the court a quo,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-05

519. CA GR SP 101843: LITTLE VIN-VIN'S CANTEEN, SIMON WONG, et al. vs. OIC-REG. DIR. RAYMUNDO G. AGRAVANTE, DOLE, et al.
Finding merit in petitioners' Manifestation and Motion to Withdraw Petition, same is hereby GRANTED. Consequently, the petition is deemed WITHDRAWN and the case CLOSED and TERMINATED....
Promulgated on 2008-06-05

520. CA GR CV 78805: SPOUSES ALFREDO AND ROSARIO NICDAO vs. FEDERICO FARINAS, SR.
This is an appeal from the Decision dated March 14, 2003 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of San Fernando City, Pampanga, Branch 46 in Civil Case No. 11153, the dispositive portion thereof reads:...
Promulgated on 2008-06-05

521. CA GR CV 81496: STA. MARIA PROPERTIES AND HOLDING CORPORATION vs. AMPARO CANOZA and ATTY. ALEJANDRO R. ABESAMIS
Assailed in this appeal is the October 6, 2003 Decision of the Regional Trial Court of Malolos, Bulacan, Branch 9, in Civil Case No. 575-M-97 for "Breach of Contract with Damages."...
Promulgated on 2008-06-05

522. CA GR CV 90022: ARIEL TISON vs. ABA VALDEZ, et al.
Under consideration is a Manifestation and Motion to Withdraw Appeal dated 12 May 2008 filed by proposed intervenor and appellant Antonio G. Papa ("Antonio")....
Promulgated on 2008-06-05

523. CA GR SP 103602: LUZ BLANCO VDA. DE MAIPID vs. HON. HERMINIA V. PASAMBA et al.
Before this Court is a Petition dated 20 May 2008 under Rule 47 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, as amended, praying for the annulment of the Decision dated 11 November 2005...
Promulgated on 2008-06-05

524. CA GR CV 77472: YOUROS VENTURES, INC. AND WILFRED S. YOUNG vs. VIA MARE CATERING SERVICES, INC., et al.
The plaintiffs appeal the dismissal of this case upon the motions to dismiss of the defendants....
Promulgated on 2008-06-05

525. CA GR SP 95025: ACHIEVERS SECURITY AGENCY PHILS., and/or RAMON FUCANAN vs. N L R C, and FRANCISCO VENTURA
This is a petition for certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Revised Rules of Civil Procedure that seeks to set aside the following resolution and decision respectively,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-05

526. CA GR SP 85673: WINTERTEX CORPORATION and ELIZABETH REYES VS. N L R C, SANNY LAVIN, and GUILLERMA ANTIOQUIA
This petition for certiorari seeks to nullify the Resolution of the National Labor Relations Commission(NLRC) in NLRC NCR CA No. 033670-02...
Promulgated on 2008-06-04

527. CA GR SP 98598: COOPERATIVE BANK OF CAMARINES NORTE VS. ROCHE SENES GLIPO
For failure of petitioner to comply with our Resolution dated December 7, 2007 directing it to submit anew a certified true copy of the labor arbiter's decision...
Promulgated on 2008-06-04

528. CA GR SP 102972: FIL-STAR MARITIME CORP., ET AL. vs. N L R C, and HANZIEL O. ROSETE
For failure of the petitioners to file the intended petition for certiorari within the extended period granted by this Court, the instant case is now considered ABANDONED...
Promulgated on 2008-06-04

529. CA GR CV 89429: NORMA SAN AGUSTIN vs. JAIME SIA, et al.
This is an appeal interposed by defendant-appellant Jaime Sia from the Decision of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Antipolo City...
Promulgated on 2008-06-04

530. CA GR SP 97987: IMELDA MAGPAYO vs. MARGARITA T. RODRIGUEZ and the HON. SEC. of JUSTICE
An investigating prosecutor is under no obligation to file a criminal action where he is not convinced that he has the quantum of evidence at hand to support the criminal charges....
Promulgated on 2008-06-04

531. CA GR CV 88183: MEGA PHILSTAR MARKETING CORP. vs. SPS. MICHAEL DE LA CRUZ, et al.
Styled as one perfected pursuant to Rule 40 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, the appeal at bench seeks the reversal of the September 22, 2006 Amended Decision rendered by the Regional Trial Court of the City of San Fernando, Pampanga, Branch 42, i...
Promulgated on 2008-06-04

532. CA GR CR 30430: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. CONRADO COMISO y LUISTRO
Accused-appellant Conrado Comiso (or "appellant") appeals from the Decision dated 23 August 2006, of the Regional Trial Court of Lucena City, Branch 56, in Criminal Case No. 2002-469 which found him guilty of violation of Section 5, Art...
Promulgated on 2008-06-04

533. CA GR SP 101106: BLOCK-5, CONCEPCION-1 NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION, INC. vs. HON. ALICE C. GUTIERREZ, et al.
Before this Court is a Petition for Certiorari with prayer for the issuance of a temporary restraining order and/or writ of preliminary injunction under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-04

534. CA GR SP 99417: EASTER COLLEGE vs. TERESITA ENCISO & HON. FERNANDO VIL PAMINTUAN
Assailed in this petition for certiorari is the Decision of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) dated 08 March 2007 reversing the Decision of the Municipal Trial Court in Cities (MTCC) which dismissed the complaint for damages filed by respondent Teresita E...
Promulgated on 2008-06-04

535. CA GR CV 89838: TERESITA P. TAN vs. FIRST UNITED ASSOCIATIONOF GARMENT VENDORS & MANUFACTURERS INC.
For failure of defendant-appellant to file its appellant's brief within the reglementary period which expired on April 17, 2008 as per report of the Judicial Records Division,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-04

536. CA GR SP 99444: FIVE STAR R.P. SEA CARGO CORPORATION vs. THE NLRC, et al.
This is a petition for certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure assailing the Resolution issued on 27 September 2006,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-04

537. CA GR SP 90349: EVANGELINE CATALINA A. UDDON, et al. vs. YOLANDA T. CAPULONG
Before this Court is a Petition for Review under Rule 43 of the Rules of Court, of the Decision of the Office of the Ombudsman dated 21 April 2005,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-04

538. CA GR SP 97229: MARIQUITA BENITO vs. HEIRS OF IRENEO C. MAGUNDAYAO and HON. BRICCIO C. YGANA
This Petition ascribes grave abuse of discretion against the Regional Trial Court of Pasig City, Branch 153,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-04

539. CA GR SP 98739: CORETEAM MANPOWER SERVICES, INC., et al. vs. NLRC and REYNALDO G. DIEGO
Called to fore in this Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure are the Resolutions dated 27 September 2006 and 14 February 2007,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-04

540. CA GR SP 98974: JOIN INTERNATIONAL CORP. vs. NLRC, et al.
This is a petition for certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, assailing the Order of public respondent National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC)...
Promulgated on 2008-06-04

541. CA GR CR 30797: ELVIRA BARRANTA vs. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES
Before this Court is a Petition for Review under Rule 42 of the Rules of Court seeking to set aside the Decision of the Regional Trial Court [RTC] which sustained the Metropolitan Trial Court's [MTC] order for petitioner to pay private complain...
Promulgated on 2008-06-04

542. CA GR CR 30320: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. RICHARD VELARDE
On appeal is the Decision of the Regional Trial Court of Manila, Branch 03, [RTC for brevity], finding accused-appellant Richard Velarde guilty beyond reasonable doubt...
Promulgated on 2008-06-04

543. CA GR SP 89515: GREGORIA TIONGSON vs. ROCHELLE H. FRANCISCO and ADORACION HALILI
Before us is a petition for review of a lower court decision affirming the eviction of the petitioner from an apartment building that she had been living in for nearly two decades...
Promulgated on 2008-06-03

544. CA GR SP 73951: EUROTECH HAIR SYSTEMS, INC. vs. NLRC, et al.
This pertains to the Motion for Reconsideration of Our Decision dated January 31, 2008 dismissing the Petition for Certiorari filed by petitioner Eurotech Hair Systems, Inc....
Promulgated on 2008-06-03

545. CA GR SP 92945: IMUS RURAL BANK, INC. vs. NESTOR P. BORROMEO
Petition for Review under Rule 43 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure assailing the Resolution of the Office of the President in O.P. Case No. 05-F-164, dated October 10, 2005...
Promulgated on 2008-06-03

546. CA GR SP 99257: ROMEO PEREZ, SR., et al. vs. POLICE SENIOR SUPERINTENDENT BALLIGI AGNANAYON B. TIRA, et al.
No less than the fundamental law of the land requires that no person shall be deprived of life, liberty or property without due process of law....
Promulgated on 2008-06-03

547. CA GR SP 103716: DANIEL DELA CRUZ, ET AL. vs. NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS COMMISSION, ET AL.
A perusal of the Petition for Certiorari filed by the petitioners in the above-entitled case pursuant to Rule 65 of the Revised Rules of Court reveals that the same is fatally defective,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-03

548. CA GR SP 103414: DELIA'S BRAND LLC. vs. NELSON CHAN
Considering the Manifestation and Compliance filed by petitioner, stating, among others, that it has decided not to pursue the instant case is deemed CLOSED, and accordingly TERMINATED....
Promulgated on 2008-06-03

549. CA GR CV 89465: RITA CUEVAS MANIAGO vs. RICARDO CUEVAS, et al.
Before this Court is an appeal from the Decision dated 07 May 2007 and Order dated 05 July 2007 rendered/issued by the Regional Trial Court of Manila, Branch 8 in Civil Case No. 05-113755....
Promulgated on 2008-06-02

550. CA GR CR 02169: THE PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. SPO3 DAVID CABALLA, JR. y ORJALO
On intermediate appeal is the decision of Branch 68, Regional Trial Court of Lingayen, Pangasinan rendered in Criminal Case No. L-6413...
Promulgated on 2008-06-02

551. CA GR CV 89046: LUZ PALANCA TAN vs. JAM TRANSIT, INC.
Before Us is an appeal from the Decision dated 20 December 2006 rendered by the Regional Trial Court of Santa Cruz, Laguna, Branch 27 in Civil Case No. SC-3838,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-02

552. CA GR CV 88958: MARGARITA RESURRECCION-BENAMIR, et al. vs. REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Before this Court is an appeal from the Decision dated 30 September 1998 rendered by the 2nd Municipal Circuit Trial Court of Silang-Amadeo, Silang, Cavite in LRC No. 96-025 (L.R.A. Record No. N-66928),...
Promulgated on 2008-06-02

553. CA GR CR 02365: THE PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES vs. ARTURO PAPA, et al.
Before this Court is an appeal assailing the Joint Judgment dated 22 May 2006 of the Regional Trial Court of Naga City, Branch 25, in Crim. Case Nos. 2003-0094 and 2003-0095,...
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554. CA GR SP 100261: IMUS METRO GENERAL MERCHANDISE AND/OR MICHAEL SY vs. NLRC (THIRD DIVISION) et al.
Before this Court is an Amended Petition for Certiorari, (with application for temporary restraining order and/or writ of preliminary injunction),...
Promulgated on 2008-06-02

555. CA GR SP 100637: SPS. RUPERTO S. BONDOC AND GERTRUDES A. BONDOC, et al. vs. HON. EDGAR Y. CHUA, et al.
Before this Court is a Petition for Certiorari, with prayer for the issuance of a temporary restraining order and/or writ of preliminary injunction, under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-02

556. CA GR SP 98062: SPS. TERESITA DE VERA AND JOSE DE VERA vs. SPS. LEON APOSTOL AND BELEN APOSTOL
Before this Court is a Petition for Review under Rule 42 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, as amended, assailing the Decision dated 08 January 2007 and Order dated 06 February 2007 of the Regional Trial Court of Tarlac City, Branch 63, in Civil Case N...
Promulgated on 2008-06-02

557. CA GR SP 98915: SPS. LORETO C. VALENTOS AND REMEDIOS G. VELASCO vs. HON. RACQUELEN ABARY-VASQUEZ, et al.
Before this Court is a Petition for Certiorari and Prohibition with prayer for issuance of temporary restraining order under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-02

558. CA GR SP 96739: UNI-STRONG PHILIPPINES, INC. vs. NLRC (FIRST DIVISION), et al.
Before this Court is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, as amended, assailing the Decision promulgated on 24 November 2005 of the National Labor Relations Commission (First Division)...
Promulgated on 2008-06-02

559. CA GR CV 89455: SPS. RODITO and MEDINA VISCA, et al. vs. PROTACIO CONSTRUCTION & REALTY CORPORATION, et al.
In a letter dated 19 October 2007, the Judicial Records Division (JRD) of this Court notified Atty. Jose V. Marcella, counsel for plaintiffs-appellants...
Promulgated on 2008-06-02

560. CA GR SP 76543: GILBERT T. DE LA PAZ vs. MARIKINA FOOTWEAR DEVELOPMENT COOP., INC. (MAFODECO), et al.
Finding no new matter of substance that would warrant the modification or reversal of the decision dated August 31, 2007, this Court resolves to DENY petitioner's motion for reconsideration for lack of merit....
Promulgated on 2008-06-02

561. CA GR SP 100177: A.C. ROLEX ENGINEERING MACHINE SHOP, et al. vs. N L R C, CONFEDERATED LABOR UNION OF THE PHILS.
This is a Petition for Certiorari under Rule 65 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, seeking to reverse the Resolution dated 16 February 2007,...
Promulgated on 2008-06-02