Supreme Court Debunks Duterte’s Claim of Judicial Overreach in Infrastructure Projects

The Supreme Court debunked President Rodrigo Duterte’s sweeping claim that the courts have abused the issuance of temporary restraining orders (TRO) that have been the bane of government infrastructure projects. Contrary to popular perception, it said that the high court and the Court of Appeals have issued only one TRO each against infrastructure projects since 2012 and 2013, respectively. Data were still being gathered for TROs issued…

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