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  • [G.R. No. 183591 : August 29, 2008] THE PROVINCE OF NORTH COTABATO, REPRESENTED BY GOVERNOR JESUS SACDALAN, ET AL. VS. THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES PEACE PANEL ON ANCESTRAL DOMAIN, REPRESENTED BY SEC. RODOLFO GACIA ET AL. [G.R. NO. 183752] CITY GOVERNMENT OF ZAMBOANGA, REPRESENTED BY HON. CELSO L. LOBREGAT, CITY MAYOR OF ZAMBOANGA, ET AL. VS. THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES PEACE PANEL ON ANCESTRAL DOMAIN, REPRESENTED BY SEC. RODOLFO GACIA ET AL. [G.R. NO. 183893] CITY OF ILIGAN, REPRESENTED BY CITY MAYOR LAWRENCE LLUCH CRUZ VS. THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES PEACE PANEL ON ANCESTRAL DOMAIN, REPRESENTED BY SEC. RODOLFO GACIA ET AL. [G.R. NO. 183951] THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT OF ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE, AS REPRESENTED BY HON. ROLANDO E. YEBES, ET AL. VS THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES PEACE NEGOTIATING PANEL ON ANCESTRAL DOMAIN, REPRESENTED BY HON. RODOLFO GACIA AND HERMOGENES ESPERON, IN HIS CAPACITY AS THE PRESIDENTIAL ADVISER ON PEACE PROCESS [G.R. NO. 183962] ERNESTO M. MACEDA, JEJOMAR C. BINAY AND AQUILINO L. PIMENTEL III VS. THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES PEACE PANEL, REPRESENTED BY ITS CHAIRMAN RODOLFO C. GARCIA, AND THE MORO ISLAMIC LIBERATION FRONT PEACE NOGIATING PANEL, REPRESENTED BY ITS CHAIRMAN MOHAGHER IQBAL

  • [Adm. Case No. 5000 : August 27, 2008] ENGR. CRISOLOGO R. OMAGUING V. ATTY. BORROMEO B. PATANGAN

  • [G.R. No. 173612 : August 27, 2008] DOMINADOR MALANA AND RODEL TIAGA V. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES

  • [G.R. 169535 : August 27, 2008] REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES V. SPS. DIEGO AND PRAXIDES CULTIVO AND THE REGISTER OF DEEDS, ALBAY

  • [A.M. OCA IPI No. 08-132-CA-J : August 26, 2008] ALMABELLA E. SALVADOR V. JUSTICE RAMON M. BATO, JR., COURT OF APPEALS, MANILA

  • [G.R. No. 183591 : August 22, 2008] THE PROVINCE OF NORTH COTABATO, REPRESENTED BY GOVERNOR JESUS SACDALAN, ET AL. VS. THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES PEACE ON ANCESTRAL DOMAIN, REPRESENTED BY SEC. RODOLFO GARCIA, ET AL. [G.R. NO. 183752] CITY GOVERNMENT OF ZAMBOANGA, REPRESENTED BY HON. CELSO L. LOBREGAT, CITY MAYOR OF ZAMBOANGA, ET AL. VS. THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES PEACE PANEL ON ANCESTRAL DOMAIN, REPRESENTED BY SEC. RODOLFO GARCIA, ET AL. [G.R. NO. 183893] CITY OF ILIGAN, REPRESENTED BY CITY MAYOR LAWRENCE LLUCH CRUZ VS. THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES PEACE PANEL ON ANCESTRAL DOMAIN, REPRESENTED BY SEC. RODOLFO GARCIA, ET AL. [G.R. NO. 183951] THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT OF ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE, AS REPRESENTED BY HON. ROLANDO E. YEBES, ET AL. VS. THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES PEACE NEGOTIATING PANEL, AS REPRESENTED BY HON. RODOLFO C. GARCIA AND HERMOGENES ESPERON, IN HIS CAPACITY AS THE PRESIDENTIAL ADVISER ON PEACE PROCESS

  • [A.M. No. MTJ-02-1463 : August 22, 2008] NOEMI V. PROTACIO V. JUDGE ROLANDO B. DE GUZMAN, PRESIDING JUDGE, METROPOLITAN TRIAL COURT, MANILA, BRANCH 2

  • [G. R. No. 183246 : August 20, 2008] SPOUSES STEPHEN VILLAROYA AND AILEEN VILLAROYA V. YELLOW GROUP FIRE VICTIMS NEIGHBORHOOD COOPERATIVE, REPRESENTED BY ITS PRESIDENT, DOMINGO MACANAS; THE CITY HOUSING OFFICE, OFFICE OF THE MAYOR, DAVAO CITY, REPRESENTED BY THE HONORABLE MAYOR IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY

  • [G.R. No. 160202 : August 19, 2008] CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION, PETITIONER VERSUS SALVADOR D. GARLIT, RESPONDENT

  • [A.M. No. P-06-2113 [Formerly A.M. No. 05-12-357-MTC] : August 19, 2008] (OFFICE OF THE COURT ADMINISTRATOR VS. EFREN F. VARELA) AND A.M. OCA IPI NO. 05-2195-P (COMMISSION ON AUDIT, REPRESENTED BY ATTY. NAPOLEON MONTEJO VS. EFREN F. VARELA, INTERPRETER AND ACTING CLERK OF COURT, CATBALOGAN, SAMAR)

  • [G.R. No. 183591 : August 19, 2008] THE PROVINCE OF NORTH COTABATO, DULY REPRESENTED BY GOVERNOR JESUS SACDALAN AND/OR VICE-GOVERNOR EMMANUEL PIÑOL, FOR AND IN HIS OWN BEHALF VS. THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES PEACE PANEL ON ANCESTRAL DOMAIN [GRP], REPRESENTED BY SEC. RODOLFO GARCIA, ATTY. LEAH ARMAMENTO, ATTY. SEDFREY CANDELARIA, MARK RYAN SULLIVAN AND/OR GEN. HERMOGENES ESPERON JR., THE LATTER IN HIS CAPACITY AS THE PRESENT AND DULY-APPOINTED PRESIDENTIAL ADVISER ON THE PEACE PROCESS [OPAPP] OR THE SO-CALLED OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENTIAL ADVISER ON THE PEACE PROCESS) AND [G.R. NO. 183752] CITY GOVERNMENT OF ZAMBOANGA, AS REPRESENTED BY HON. CELSO L. LOBREGAT, CITY MAYOR OF ZAMBOANGA, REP. MA. ISABELLE G. CLIMACO, DISTRICT 1 AND REP. ERICO BASILIO A. FABIAN, DISTRICT 2, CITY OF ZAMBOANGA VS. THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES PEACE NEGOTIATING PANEL (GRP), AS REPRESENTED BY RODOLFO C. GARCIA, LEAH ARMAMENTO, SEDFREY CANDELARIA, MARK RYAN SULLIVAN, AND HERMOGENES ESPERON, IN HIS CAPACITY AS THE PRESIDENTIAL ADVISER ON PEACE PROCESS [G.R. NO. 183893] (FORMERLY UDK-14059) (CITY OF ILIGAN, DULY REPRESENTED BY CITY MAYOR LAWRENCE LLUCH CRUZ VS. THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES PEACE PANEL ON ANCESTRAL DOMAIN [GRP], REPRESENTED BY SEC. RODOLFO GARCIA, ATTY. LEAH ARMAMENTO, ATTY. SEDFREY CANDELARIA, MARK RYAN SULLIVAN, GEN. HERMOGENES ESPERON JR., IN HIS CAPACITY AT THE PRESENT AND DULY APPOINTED PRESIDENTIAL ADVISER ON THE PEACE PROCESS, AND/OR SEC. EDUARDO ERMITAM IN HIS CAPACITY AS EXECUTIVE SECRETARY.

  • [Bar Matter No. 1993 : August 19, 2008] 2008 BUDGET AND PUBLICATION, 2008 BAR EXAMINATIONS

  • [A.M. No. P-01-1499 : August 19, 2008] OFFICE OF THE COURT ADMINISTRATOR VS. ATTY. MARILOU DUREZA-ALDEVERA, CLERK OF COURT, RTC, DAVAO CITY AND TERESITA M. ELEGINO, CASH CLERK III, SAME COURT

  • [G.R. No. 162243 : August 13, 2008] HON. HEHERSON ALVAREZ SUBSTITUTED BY HON. ELISEA G. GOZUN, IN HER CAPACITY AS SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES V. PICOP RESOURCES, INC.) [G.R. NO. 164516] (PICOP RESOURCES, INC. V. HON. HEHERSON ALVAREZ SUBSTITUTED BY HON. ELISEA G. GOZUN, IN HER CAPACITY AS SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES) [G.R. NO. 171875] (THE HON. ANGELO T. REYES [FORMERLY HON. ELISEA G. GOZUN], IN HIS CAPACITY AS SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES [DENR] V. PAPER INDUSTRIES CORP. OF THE PHILIPPINES [PICOP]

  • [A.M. No. 08-8-12-CA : August 12, 2008] RE: REQUEST OF THE JUSTICE RODRIGO V. COSICO, CA-MANILA, TO PURCHASE ONE (1) PC. SENIOR EXECUTIVE CHAIR AND ONE (1) UNIT STEEL FILING CABINET

  • [A.M. No. 08-7-429-RTC : August 12, 2008] RE: QUERIES AND COMMENTS OF JUDGES ON ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 125-2007 GUIDELINES ON THE SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGE BY THE MEMBERS OF THE JUDICIARY

  • [G.R. No. 160197 : August 12, 2008] CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION V. BIENVENIDO MAPAYE, IN HIS CAPACITY AS THE PRESIDING JUDGE OF THE RTC, BR. 55, FOURTH JUDICIAL REGION, LUCENA CITY, AND THE CITY GOVERNMENT OF LUCENA, REPRESENTED BY CITY MAYOR RAMON V. TALAGA, JR.

  • [A.M. No. 08-1-11-MeTC : August 11, 2008] OFFICE OF THE COURT ADMINISTRATOR, PETITIONER, VS. MYRENE C. BALISI, COURT STENOGRAPHER II, METROPOLITAN TRIAL COURT (METC), BRANCH 29, MANILA, RESPONDENT.

  • [A.M. OCA IPI No. 08-132-CA-J : August 08, 2008] (ALMABELLA E. SALVADOR V. JUSTICE RAMON M. BATO, JR., COURT OF APPEALS, MANILA)

  • [A.M. No. P-08-2518 [Formerly A.M. OCA I.P.I. No. 07-2560-P] : August 06, 2008] EXECUTIVE JUDGE EDGARDO LLOREN, RTC CAGAYAN DE ORO V. WILLIAM M. PONFERRADA, CLERK III, AND MONETTE C. ABADINES, UTILITY I, RTC-OCC CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY

  • [G.R. No. 160367 : August 06, 2008] EVELYN S. CABUNGCAL, ELVIRA J. CANLAS, MARIANITA A. BULANAN, REMEDIOS S.B. DE JESUS AND NUNJLONJ. MABLNI V. SONLA R. LORENZO, IN HER CAPACITY OF MUNICIPAL MAYOR OF SAN ISIDRO, NUEVA ECIJA, CECILLO DE GUZMAN, VICE-MAYOR, CESARJO LOPEZ, JR., EMILLO PACSON, BONIFACIO CASERES, JR., NAPOLEON OCAMPO, MARIO CRUZ, PRISCILA REYES, ROLANDO ESQUIVEL, CRISENCIANO CABLAO, IN THEIR CAPACITY AS MEMBERS OF THE SANGGUNIANG BAYAN OF SAN ISIDRO, NUEVA ECIJA, AND EDUARDO N. JOSON IV, VICE- GOVERNOR, BELLA AURORA A. DULAY, BENJAMIN V MORALES, CHRISTOPHER L. VILLAREAL, JOSE T, DEL MUNDO, SOLITA C. SANTOS, RENATO C. TOMAS, JOSE BERNARDO V. YANGO, IRENEO S. DE LEON, NATHANIEL B. BOTE, RUDY J DE LEON, RODOLFO M. LOPEZ, MA. LOURDES C. LAHOM, JOSE FRANCIS STEVEN M. DIZON, IN THEIR CAPACITY AS SANGGUNIANG PANLALAWIGAN OF THE PROVINCE OF NUEVA ECIJA

  • [A.M. No.RTJ-08-2108 [Formerly OCA I.P.I. No. 08-2-93-RTC : August 06, 2008] JUDICIAL AUDIT OF THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURT, BRANCH 34, CABADBARAN, AGUSAN DEL NORTE

  • [G.R. No. 172889 : August 05, 2008] JOSE MA. JAVELLANA V. COURT OF APPEALS

  • [A.M.NO. 07-4-11 SC : August 05, 2008] RE INFORMATION ON ATTY. JAIME VELASCO LOPEZ.

  • [G.R. No. 172889 : August 05, 2008] JOSE MA. JAVELLANA V. COURT OF APPEALS

  • [G.R. No. 183591 : August 04, 2008] THE PROVINCE OF NORTH-COTABATO, DULY REPRESENTED BY GOVERNOR JESUS SACDALAN AND/OR VICE-GOVERNOR EMMANUEL PIÑOL, FOR AND IN HIS OWN BEHALF VS. THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES PEACE PANEL ON ANCESTRAL DOMAIN [GRP], REPRESENTED BY SEC. RODOLFO GARCIA, ATTY. LEAH ARMAMENTO, ATTY. SEDFREY CANDELARIA, MARK RYAN SULLIVAN AND/OR GEN. HERMOGENES ESPERON JR., THE LATTER IN HIS CAPACITY AS THE PRESENT AND DULY-APPOINTED PRESIDENTIAL ADVISER ON THE PEACE PROCESS G.R. NO. 183752 CITY GOVERNMENT OF ZAMBOANGA, AS REPRESENTED BY HON. CELSO L. LOBREGAT, CITY MAYOR OF ZAMBOANGA, REP. MA. ISABELLE G. CLIMACO, DISTRICT 1 AND REP. ERICO BASILIO A. FABIAN, DISTRICT 2, CITY OF ZAMBOANGA VS. THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES PEACE PANEL ON ANCESTRAL DOMAIN [GRP], REPRESENTED BY SEC. RODOLFO GARCIA, ATTY. LEAH ARMAMENTO, ATTY. SEDFREY CANDELARIA, MARK RYAN SULLIVAN AND/OR GEN. HERMOGENES ESPERON, IN HIS CAPACITY AS THE PRESIDENTIAL ADVISER ON THE PEACE PROCESS

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    [G.R. No. 183591 : August 04, 2008]

    THE PROVINCE OF NORTH-COTABATO, DULY REPRESENTED BY GOVERNOR JESUS SACDALAN AND/OR VICE-GOVERNOR EMMANUEL PIÑOL, FOR AND IN HIS OWN BEHALF VS. THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES PEACE PANEL ON ANCESTRAL DOMAIN [GRP], REPRESENTED BY SEC. RODOLFO GARCIA, ATTY. LEAH ARMAMENTO, ATTY. SEDFREY CANDELARIA, MARK RYAN SULLIVAN AND/OR GEN. HERMOGENES ESPERON JR., THE LATTER IN HIS CAPACITY AS THE PRESENT AND DULY-APPOINTED PRESIDENTIAL ADVISER ON THE PEACE PROCESS

    G.R. NO. 183752
    CITY GOVERNMENT OF ZAMBOANGA, AS REPRESENTED BY HON. CELSO L. LOBREGAT, CITY MAYOR OF ZAMBOANGA, REP. MA. ISABELLE G. CLIMACO, DISTRICT 1 AND REP. ERICO BASILIO A. FABIAN, DISTRICT 2, CITY OF ZAMBOANGA VS. THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES PEACE PANEL ON ANCESTRAL DOMAIN [GRP], REPRESENTED BY SEC. RODOLFO GARCIA, ATTY. LEAH ARMAMENTO, ATTY. SEDFREY CANDELARIA, MARK RYAN SULLIVAN AND/OR GEN. HERMOGENES ESPERON, IN HIS CAPACITY AS THE PRESIDENTIAL ADVISER ON THE PEACE PROCESS


    Sirs/Mesdames:

    Quoted hereunder, for your information, is a resolution of the Court En Banc dated August 4, 2008

    “G.R. No. 183591 (The Province of North-Cotabato, duly represented by Governor Jesus Sacdalan and/or Vice-Governor Emmanuel Piñol, for and in his own behalf vs. The Government of the Republic of the Philippines Peace Panel on Ancestral Domain [GRP], represented by Sec. Rodolfo Garcia, Atty. Leah Armamento, Atty. Sedfrey Candelaria, Mark Ryan Sullivan and/or Gen. Hermogenes Esperon Jr., the latter in his capacity as the present and duly-appointed Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process); and G.R. No. 183752 (City Government of Zamboanga, as represented by Hon. Celso L. Lobregat, City Mayor of Zamboanga, Rep. Ma. Isabelle G. Climaco, District 1 and Rep. Erico Basilio A. Fabian, District 2, City of Zamboanga vs. The Government of the Republic of the Philippines Peace Panel on Ancestral Domain [GRP], represented by Sec. Rodolfo Garcia, Atty. Leah Armamento, Atty. Sedfrey Candelaria, Mark Ryan Sullivan and/or Gen. Hermogenes Esperon, in his capacity as the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process).- The Court Resolved to
    (a) ACCEPT G.R. No. 183591 which was referred to the Court En Banc by the Second Division in its resolution of August 4, 2008;

    (b) CONSOLIDATE the above cases;

    (c) NOTE the Comment, dated August 4, 2008, filed by the Solicitor General in G.R. No. 18359; and REQUIRE the petitioners to file a REPLY thereto, within a NON-EXTENDIBLE PERIOD of FIVE (5) DAYS from the notice hereof;

    (d) NOTE the Manifestation with Urgent Subsequent Motion for the Issuance of Preliminary Injunction/Temporary Restraining Order in the Light of the Confirmed Information that the Signing of the Memorandum of Agreement on Ancestral Domain between the GRP Panel and MILF will be on August 5, 2008 (Tomorrow) at 1100H at Marriot Hotel, Putrajaya, Selangor Malaysia, dated August 4, 2008, filed by counsel for petitioners in G.R. No. 183591;

    (e) ISSSUE a TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER, effective immediately and continuing until further orders from this Court, commanding and directing public respondents and their agents to CEASE and DESIST from formally signing the GRP-MILF Peace Panel Memorandum of Agreement on Ancestral Domain;

    (f) REQUIRE the respondents in G.R. No. 183752 to Comment on the petition, within a NON-EXTENDIBLE PERIOD of FIVE (5) DAYS from notice hereof; and

    (g) REQUIRE the Office of the Solicitor General to SUBMIT to the Court and the petitioners, the official copy of the final draft of the MOA on ancestral domain between the GRP Panel and the MILF including annexes not later than August 8, 2008.
    The Court further Resolved to SET these cases for ORAL ARGUMENT on August 15, 2008 (Friday), at 9:00 a.m., at the New Session Hall, 2nd Floor, Supreme Court New Building, Padre Faura st., Ermita, Manila.”

    Very truly yours,

    (Sgd.) MA. LUISA D. VILLARAMA
    Clerk of Court





    G.R. No. 183591


    THE PROVINCE OF NORTHCOTABATO,duly represented by GOVERNOR JESUS SACDALAN and/or VICE-GOVERNOR EMMANUEL PIÑOL, for his own behalf, Petitioners, -versus- THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES PEACE PANEL ONANCESTRAL DOMAIN (GRP), represented by SEC. RODOLFO GARCIA, ATTY. LEAH ARMAMENTO, ATTY. SEDFREY CANDELARIA, MARK RYAN SULLIVAN and/or GEN. HERMOGENES ESPERON JR., the latter in his capacity as the present and duly-appointed Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) or the so-called Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process, Respondents.

    G.R. No.183752

    TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER

    CITY GOVERNMENT OF ZAMBOANGA, as represented by Hon. Celso L. Lobregat, City Mayor of Zamboanga, REP. MA. ISABELLE G.CLIMACO, District 1 and REP. ERICO BASILIO A. FABIAN, District 2, City of Zamboanga, Petitioners, -versus- THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES PEACE NEGOTIATING PANEL(GRP), represented by RODOLFO GARCIA, ATTY LEAH ARMAMENTO, ATTY. SEDFREY CANDELARIA, MARK RYAN SULLIVAN and HERMOGENES ESPERON, in his capacity as the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process). Respondents,



    TO: Sec. Rodolfo Garcia (x)
    Atty Leah Armamento (x)
    Atty. Sedfrey Candelaria (x)
    Mark Ryan Sullivan (x)
    Peace Panel on Ancestral Domain (GRP)
    7TH Floor, Agustin 1 Building
    Ortigas Complex, Pasig City

    Gen. Hermogenes Esperon, Jr (x)
    Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process
    7TH Floor, Agustin 1 Building
    Ortigas Complex, Pasig City


    GREETINGS:


    WHEREAS, the Supreme Court, on 4 August 2008, adopted a resolution in the above-entitled cases, to wit:
    “G.R. No. 183591 (The Province of North-Cotabato, duly represented by Governor Jesus Sacdalan and/or Vice-Governor Emmanuel Piñol, for and in his own behalf vs. The Government of the Republic of the Philippines Peace Panel on Ancestral Domain [GRP], represented by Sec. Rodolfo Garcia, Atty. Leah Armamento, Atty. Sedfrey Candelaria, Mark Ryan Sullivan and/or Gen. Hermogenes Esperon Jr., the latter in his capacity as the present and duly-appointed Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process); and G.R. No. 183752 (City Government of Zamboanga, as represented by Hon. Celso L. Lobregat, City Mayor of Zamboanga, Rep. Ma. Isabelle G. Climaco, District 1 and Rep. Erico Basilio A. Fabian, District 2, City of Zamboanga vs. The Government of the Republic of the Philippines Peace Panel on Ancestral Domain [GRP], represented by Sec. Rodolfo Garcia, Atty. Leah Armamento, Atty. Sedfrey Candelaria, Mark Ryan Sullivan and/or Gen. Hermogenes Esperon, in his capacity as the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process).- The Court Resolved to
    (a) ACCEPT G.R. No. 183591 which was referred to the Court En Banc by the Second Division in its resolution of August 4, 2008;

    (b) CONSOLIDATE the above cases;

    (c) NOTE the Comment, dated August 4, 2008, filed by the Solicitor General in G.R. No. 18359; and REQUIRE the petitioners to file a REPLY thereto, within a NON-EXTENDIBLE PERIOD of FIVE (5) DAYS from the notice hereof;

    (d) NOTE the Manifestation with Urgent Subsequent Motion for the Issuance of Preliminary Injunction/Temporary Restraining Order in the Light of the Confirmed Information that the Signing of the Memorandum of Agreement on Ancestral Domain between the GRP Panel and MILF will be on August 5, 2008 (Tomorrow) at 1100H at Marriot Hotel, Putrajaya, Selangor Malaysia, dated August 4, 2008, filed by counsel for petitioners in G.R. No. 183591;

    (e) ISSSUE a TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER, effective immediately and continuing until further orders from this Court, commanding and directing public respondents and their agents to CEASE and DESIST from formally signing the GRP-MILF Peace Panel Memorandum of Agreement on Ancestral Domain;

    (f) REQUIRE the respondents in G.R. No. 183752 to Comment on the petition, within a NON-EXTENDIBLE PERIOD of FIVE (5) DAYS from notice hereof; and

    (g) REQUIRE the Office of the Solicitor General to SUBMIT to the Court and the petitioners, the official copy of the final draft of the MOA on ancestral domain between the GRP Panel and the MILF including annexes not later than August 8, 2008.
    The Court further Resolved to SET these cases for ORAL ARGUMENT on August 15, 2008 (Friday), at 9:00 a.m., at the New Session Hall, 2nd Floor, Supreme Court New Building, Padre Faura st., Ermita, Manila.”
    NOW, THEREFORE, effective immediately and continuing until further orders from this Court, You, Public Respondents by Sec. Rodolfo Garcia, Atty. Leah Armamento, Atty. Sedfrey Candelaria, Mark Ryan Sullivan and/or Gen. Hermogenes Esperon, Jr , your agents, representatives, or persons acting in your place or stead, are hereby ENJOINED from formally signing the GRP-MILF- Peace Panel Memorandum of Agreement on Ancestral Domain.

    GIVEN be the Hon. REYNATO S. PUNO, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of the Philippines, this 4th day of August 2008.

    (Sgd.) MA. LUISA D. VILLARAMA
    Clerk of Court


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