November 2004

A.C. No. 6238. November 4, 2004

Linda Villariasa-Riesenbeck Vs. Atty. Jaynes C. Abarrientos.

Resolution

J. Quisumbing

A.M. No. 2004-19-SC. November 4, 2004

RE: Alleged Violation by Mr. Efren Ascrate of Civil Service Rules on Absenteeism and Tardiness.

Decision

Per Curiam

G.R. No. 150241. November 4, 2004

Eduardo S. Mercado Vs. The Court of Appeals, et al.

Resolution

J. Quisumbing

G.R. No. 153004. November 4, 2004

Santos Ventura Hocorma Foundation, Inc. Vs. Ernesto V. Santos, et al.

Decision

J. Quisumbing

G.R. No. 155126. November 9, 2004

Gabi Multipurpose Cooperative, Inc. Vs. Republic of the Philippines.

Decision

J. Panganiban

A.M. No. 00-06-09-SC. November 10, 2004

RE: Imposition of Corresponding Penalties for Habitual Tardiness Committed During the First Semester of 2004 by the Following Employees of this Court: Maria Liza S. Almojuela, et al.

Decision

J. Sandoval-Gutierrez

A.M. No. P-91-621. November 10, 2004

Office of the Court Administrator Vs. Virgilio G. Caete.

Resolution

J. Austria-Martinez

G.R. No. 136477. November 10, 2004

M.A. Santander Construction, Inc. Vs. Zenaida Villanueva.

Decision

J. Sandoval-Gutierrez

G.R. No. 138381. November 10, 2004

Government Service Insurance System Vs. Commission on Audit.

Resolution

J. Ynares-Santiago

G.R. No. 142441. November 10, 2004

Pedro Bongalon Vs. Court of Appeals, et al.

Decision

J. Carpio

G.R. No. 142759. November 10, 2004

Philtread Tire & Rubber Corporation Vs. Alberto Vicente.

Decision

J. Sandoval-Gutierrez

G.R. No. 152317. November 10, 2004

Victoria Moreo-Lentfer, et al. Vs. Hans Jurgen Wolff.

Decision

J. Quisumbing

G.R. No. 152997. November 10, 2004

Salvador Marzalado, Jr. Vs. People of the Philippines.

Decision

J. Quisumbing

G.R. No. 158874. November 10, 2004

Mayor Sobaida T. Balindong Vs. Vice Governor Timoteo D. Dacalos, et al.

Resolution

J. Chico-Nazario

G.R. No. 160215. November 10, 2004

Hydro Resources Contractors Corporation Vs. National Irrigation Administration.

Decision

J. Ynares-Santiago

G.R. No. 160890. November 10, 2004

Bank of the Philippine Islands Vs. Court of Appeals, et al.

Decision

J. Ynares-Santiago

G.R. No. 163256. November 10, 2004

Ciceron P. Altarejos Vs. Commission on Elections, et al.

Decision

J. Azcuna

A.C. No. 4179. November 11, 2004

Alice Gokioco Vs. Atty. Rafael P. Mateo.

Resolution

J. Austria-Martinez

A.M. No. MTJ-01-1348. November 11, 2004

Judge Dolores L. Espaol, et al. Vs. Judge Lorinda T. Mupas.

Decision

J. Callejo, Sr.

A.M. No. P-02-1644. November 11, 2004

Arnel S. Cruz Vs. Atty. Luningning Y. Centron.

Resolution

J. Austria-Martinez

A.M. No. P-04-1897. November 11, 2004

Arturo Grayda Vs. Noel G. Primo.

Resolution

J. Austria-Martinez

G.R. No. 126275. November 11, 2004

Johanne J. Pea, et al. Vs. The Honorable Court of Appeals, et al.

Decision

J. Callejo, Sr.

G.R. No. 136438. November 11, 2004

Teofilo C. Villarico Vs. Vivencio Sarmiento, et al.

Decision

J. Sandoval-Gutierrez

G.R. No. 137862. November 11, 2004

Alfred Estrada, et al. Vs. Court of Appeals, et al.

Decision

J. Austria-Martinez

G.R. No. 138085. November 11, 2004

Azolla Farms, et al. Vs. Court of Appeals, et al.

Decision

J. Austria-Martinez

G.R. No. 138090. November 11, 2004

Eliza Pablo y Martin, et al. Vs. People of the Philippines.

Decision

J. Austria-Martinez

G.R. No. 140973. November 11, 2004

Justino Laresma Vs. Antonio P. Abellana.

Decision

J. Callejo, Sr.

G.R. No. 143214. November 11, 2004

Philippine Ports Authority Vs. City of Iloilo, et al.

Decision

J. Callejo, Sr.

G.R. No. 143289. November 11, 2004

Cresencia L. Tan Vs. Department of Public Works and Highways.

Decision

J. Callejo, Sr.

G.R. No. 144742. November 11, 2004

Republic of the Philippines Vs. Hamilton Tan Keh.

Decision

J. Callejo, Sr.

G.R. No. 147937. November 11, 2004

The Philippine American Life & General Insurance Company Vs. Hon. Augusto V. Breva, et al.

Decision

J. Callejo, Sr.

G.R. No. 148189. November 11, 2004

Emerito Remulla Vs. Joselito DP. Manglongat.

Decision

J. Panganiban

G.R. No. 148541. November 11, 2004

Development Bank of the Philippines Vs. Bonita O. Perez, et al.

Decision

J. Callejo, Sr.

G.R. No. 151160. November 11, 2004

Spouses Jose and Ester Marchadesch, et al. Vs. Juanita Cinco Vda. De Yepes.

Decision

J. Callejo, Sr.

G.R. No. 156187. November 11, 2004

Jimmy T. Go Vs. United Coconut Planters Bank, et al.

Decision

J. Chico-Nazario

G.R. No. 156963. November 11, 2004

Philippine American Life and General Insurance Co. Vs. Angelita S. Gramaje.

Decision

J. Chico-Nazario

G.R. No. 162214. November 11, 2004

Marialen C. Corpuz, et al. Vs. The Sandiganbayan, et al.

Decision

J. Callejo, Sr.

A.C. No. 4585. November 12, 2004

Michael P. Barrios Vs. Atty. Francisco P. Martinez.

Decision

Per Curiam

G.R. No. 141145. November 12, 2004

Republic of the Philippines Vs. Wilson P. Orfinada, Sr., et al.

Decision

J. Sandoval-Gutierrez

G.R. No. 150033. November 12, 2004

People of the Philippines Vs. Danilo Espidol y Villanueva, et al.

Decision

J. Chico-Nazario

G.R. No. 152304. November 12, 2004

Philippine Valve Mfg. Company, et al. Vs. National Labor Relations Commission, et al.

Decision

J. Azcuna

G.R. No. 157826. November 12, 2004

Republic of the Philippines Vs. Spouses Edgardo Bondoc, et al.

G.R. No. 158610. November 12, 2004

Esteban M. Zamoras Vs. Commission on Elections, et al.

Decision

J. Carpio

A.C. No. 6294. November 17, 2004

Atty. Miniano B. Dela Cruz Vs. Atty. Alejandro P. Zabala.

Resolution

J. Quisumbing

A.M. No. 00-7-320-RTC. November 17, 2004

Report on the Judicial Audit Conducted in the Regional Trial Court, Branch 136, Makati City.

Decision

J. Carpio-Morales

A.M. No. RTJ-04-1885. November 17, 2004

State Prosecutor Pablo Formaranan III, et al. Vs. Judge Marivic Trabajo-Daray.

Decision

J. Ynares-Santiago

G.R. No. 144880. November 17, 2004

Pascual and Santos, Inc. Vs. The Members of Tramo Wakas Neighborhood Association, Inc., et al.

Decision

J. Carpio-Morales

G.R. No. 144887. November 17, 2004

Alfredo Rigor Vs. People of the Philippines.

Decision

J. Azcuna

G.R. No. 148256. November 17, 2004

Adelino Felix Vs. National Labor Relations Commission, et al.

Decision

J. Carpio-Morales

G.R. No. 148333. November 17, 2004

Virgilio Santiago Vs. Bergensen D.Y. Philippines, et al.

Decision

J. Carpio-Morales

G.R. No. 151298. November 17, 2004

Spouses Miniano and Leta Dela Cruz Vs. Hon. Court of Appeals, et al.

Decision

J. Quisumbing

G.R. No. 152574. November 17, 2004

Francisco Abella, Jr. Vs. Civil Service Commission.

Decision

J. Panganiban

G.R. No. 154095. November 17, 2004

Francisco C. Rosales, Jr. Vs. Miguel H. Mijares.

Decision

J. Callejo, Sr.

G.R. No. 158311. November 17, 2004

Huntington Steel Products, Inc., et al. Vs. National Labor Relations Commission, et al.

Decision

J. Quisumbing

G.R. No. 158568. November 17, 2004

Alicia D. Tagaro Vs. Ester A. Garcia, et al.

Decision

J. Carpio-Morales

G.R. No. 158693. November 17, 2004

Jenny M. Agabon, et al. Vs. National Labor Relations Commission, et al.

Decision

J. Ynares-Santiago

Dissenting Opinion

J. Puno

Separate Dissenting Opinion

J. Panganiban

Separate Opinion

J. Tinga

G.R. No. 158802. November 17, 2004

In Re: The Wirt of Habeas Corpus for Reynaldo De Villa.

Decision

J. Ynares-Santiago

Separate and Concurring Opinion

J. Carpio

J. Callejo, Sr.

A.C. No. 6492. November 18, 2004

Melanio L. Zoreta Vs. Atty. Heherson Alnor G. Simpliciano.

Decision

J. Chico-Nazario

A.M. No. RTJ-03-1812. November 18, 2004

Pablito R. Soria, et al. Vs. Judge Franklyn A. Villegas.

Resolution

C.J., Davide, Jr.

Dissenting Opinion

J. Ynares-Santiago

G.R. No. 146195. November 18, 2004

Avelina Zamora, et al. Vs. Heirs of Carmen Izquierdo, et al.

Decision

J. Sandoval-Gutierrez

G.R. No. 146703. November 18, 2004

Sunrise Manning Agency, Inc. Vs. National Labor Relations Commission, et al.

Decision

J. Carpio-Morales

G.R. No. 154895. November 18, 2004

Josie Go Tamio Vs. Encarnacion Ticson.

Decision

J. Panganiban

G.R. No. 156109. November 18, 2004

Kristine Rea M. Regino, et al. Vs. Pangasinan Colleges of Science and Technology, et al.

Decision

J. Pangasinan

A.M. No. 03-1515-MTJ. November 19, 2004

Dolores Imbang Vs. Judge Deogracias K. Del Rosario.

Resolution

J. Callejo, Sr.

A.M. No. RTJ-02-1691. November 19, 2004

The Officers and Members of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Baguio-Benguet Chapter Vs. Judge Fernando Vil Pamintuan.

Resolution

J. Sandoval-Gutierrez

Dissenting Opinion

J. Ynares-Santiago

J. Callejo, Sr.

G.R. No. 127089. November 19, 2004

Rafael Rendon Vs. People of the Philippines, et al.

Decision

J. Azcuna

G.R. No. 140228. November 19, 2004

Francisco Medina, et al. Vs. Greenfield Development Corporation.

Decision

J. Austria-Martinez

G.R. No. 145483. November 19, 2004

Lorenzo Shipping Corp. Vs. BJ Marthel International, Inc.

Decision

J. Chico-Nazario

G.R. No. 147227. November 19, 2004

Maria Remedios Argana, et al. Vs. Republic of the Philippines.

Decision

J. Tinga

G.R. No. 148739. November 19, 2004

Far Corporation Vs. Renato Magdaluyo, et al.

Decision

J. Chico-Nazario

G.R. No. 149734. November 19, 2004

Dr. Daniel Vazquez, et al. Vs. Ayala Corporation.

Decision

J. Tinga

G.R. No. 150793. November 19, 2004

Francis Chua Vs. Hon. Court of Appeals, et al.

Decision

J. Quisumbing

G.R. No. 156118. November 19, 2004

Pablo T. Tolentino, et al. Vs. Hon. Oscar Leviste, et al.

Decision

J. Puno

G.R. No. 159010. November 19, 2004

Nippon Paint Employees Union Vs. Court of Appeals, et al.

Decision

J. Puno

G.R. No. 162704. November 19, 2004

Memoria G. Encinas, et al. Vs. National Bookstore, Inc.

Decision

J. Tinga

G.R. No. 146717. November 22, 2004

Transfield Philippines, Inc. Vs. Luzon Hydro Corporation, et al.

Decision

J. Tinga

G.R. No. 148318. November 22, 2004

National Power Corporation Vs. Hon. Rose Marie Alonzo-Legasto, et al.

Decision

J. Tinga

G.R. No. 151319. November 22, 2004

Manila Memorial Park Vs. Pedro L. Linsangan.

Decision

J. Tinga

A.C. No. 5041. November 23, 2004

Salvador G. Villanueva Vs. Atty. Ramon F. Ishiwata.

Decision

J. Sandoval-Gutierrez

A.C. No. 5454. November 23, 2004

Carmelina Y. Rangwani Vs. Atty. Ramon S. Dio.

Decision

J. Chico-Nazario

A.M. No. 04-3-63-MTCC. November 23, 2004

RE: Report on the Judicial Audit Conducted in the MTCC, Branch 5, Bacolod City.

Resolution

J. Quisumbing

A.M. No. MTJ-00-1318. November 23, 2004

Nelia A. Ziga Vs. Judge Ramon A. Arejola, MTC-Daet, Camarines Norte.

Resolution

J. Tinga

A.M. No. P-02-1564. November 23, 2004

Concerned Employee Vs. Glenda Espiritu Mayor, Court Stenographer, RTC, Branch 72, Olongapo City.

Decision

J. Tinga

A.M. No. P-04-1901. November 23, 2004

Judge Teodoro L. Dipolog Vs. Clerk of Court II Darryl C. Montealto, et al.

Decision

J. Tinga

A.M. No. RTJ-04-1857. November 23, 2004

Gabriel Dela Paz Vs. Judge Santos B. Adiong, RTC, Branch 8, Marawi City,

Resolution

J. Austria-Martinez

G.R. No. 139067. November 23, 2004

Sps. Ma. Carmen L. Javellana and Victor Javellana Vs. Hon. Presiding Judge, Regional Trial Court, Branch 30, Manila and Benito Legarda.

Decision

J. Austria-Martinez

G.R. No. 148287. November 23, 2004

Pet Plans, Inc., et al. Vs. Court of Appeals.

Decision

J. Austria-Martinez

G.R. No. 155173. November 23, 2004

Lafarge Cement Philippines Inc., et al. Vs. Continental Cement Corporation, et al.

Decision

J. Panganiban

A.M. No. 02-12-01-SC. November 24, 2004

RE: Resolution Granting Automatic Permanent Total Disability Benefits to Heirs of Justices and Judges Who Die in Actual Service.

Resolution

J. Garcia

G.R. No. 138490. November 24, 2004

Desiree L. Page-Tenorio Vs. Wilfredo S. Tenorio, et al.

Decision

J. Chico-Nazario

G.R. No. 145855. November 24, 2004

Pepsi Cola Products Philippines, Inc. Vs. The Court of Appeals, et al.

Decision

J. Callejo, Sr.

G.R. No. 148199. November 24, 2004

Henry James Pike Vs. National Power Corporation.

Decision

J. Callejo, Sr.

A.C. No. 4711. November 25, 2004

Romeo H. Sibulo Vs. Felicisimo Ilagan.

A.M. No. 03-11-628-RTC. November 25, 2004

RE: Report on the Judicial Audit Conducted in the Regional Trial Court, Branch 144, Makati City.

Decision

J. Panganiban

A.M. No. CA-04-17-P. November 25, 2004

Ruperto G. Jugueta Vs. Ricardo Estacio.

Decision

J. Chico-Nazario

G.R. No. 107566. November 25, 2004

Baguio Midland Courier Vs. The Court of Appeals, et al.

Decision

J. Chico-Nazario

G.R. No. 123562-65. November 25, 2004

Leonora A. Gesite, et al. Vs. The Court of Appeals, et al.

Decision

J. Sandoval-Gutierrez

G.R. No. 129416. November 25, 2004

Zenaida B. Tigno, et al. Vs. Spouses Estafino Aquino, et al.

Decision

J. Tinga

G.R. No. 138379. November 25, 2004

Placido O. Urbanes, Jr. Vs. Court of Appeals, et al.

Decision

J. Austria-Martinez

G.R. No. 138954. November 25, 2004

Asuncion Galang Roque Vs. People of the Philippines.

Decision

J. Azcuna

G.R. No. 139275-76 & 141949. November 25, 2004

Light Rail Transit Authority Vs. Court of Appeals, et al.

Decision

J. Austria-Martinez

G.R. No. 142609. November 25, 2004

Seastar Marine Services, Inc., et al. Vs. Lucio A. Bul-an, Jr.

Decision

J. Callejo, Sr.

G.R. No. 146225. November 25, 2004

Nasipit Lumber Company, et al. Vs. National Organization of Workingmen (NOWM), et al.

Decision

J. Callejo, Sr.

G.R. No. 148223. November 25, 2004

Fernando Gabatin, et al. Vs. Land Bank of the Philippines.

Decision

J. Chico-Nazario

G.R. No. 148562. November 25, 2004

Tagbilaran Integrated Settlers Association, et al. Vs. Honorable Court of Appeals, et al.

Decision

J. Carpio-Morales

G.R. No. 149848. November 25, 2004

Arsadi M. Disomangcop, et al. Vs. The Secretary of the Department of Public Works and Highways, Simeon A. Datumanong et al.

Decision

J. Tinga

G.R. No. 152526. November 25, 2004

Ramon R. Jimenez, Jr., et al. Vs. Juan Jose Jordana.

Decision

J. Panganiban

G.R. No. 154614. November 25, 2004

The City of loilo Vs. Hon. Judge Emilio Legaspi, et al.

Decision

J. Chico-Nazario

G.R. No. 154689. November 25, 2004

Unicorn Safety Glass Inc., et al. Vs. Rodrigo Basarte, et al.

Decision

J. Ynares-Santiago

G.R. No. 155336. November 25, 2004

Commission on Human Rights Employees Association Vs. Commission on Human Rights.

Decision

J. Chico-Nazario

G.R. No. 156800. November 25, 2004

Isidro A. Padilla, Jr., et al. Vs. Luis Alipio, et al.

Decision

J. Puno

G.R. No. 156810. November 25, 2004

German Machineries Corporation Vs. Eddie D. Andaya.

G.R. No. 157907. November 25, 2004

Chronicle Securities Corporation, et al. Vs. National Labor Relations Commission, et al.

Decision

J. Ynares-Santiago

G.R. No. 159636. November 25, 2004

Victory Liner, Inc. Vs. Rosalito Gammad, et al.

Decision

J. Ynares-Santiago

G.R. No. 161382. November 25, 2004

Manuel Dacuba Vs. The Court of Appeals, et al.

Resolution

J. Callejo, Sr.

A.M. No. MTJ-04-1539. November 26, 2004

Elena R. Alcaraz Vs. Judge Francisco R. Lindo, Metropolitan Trial Court of Malabon, Branch 55.

Resolution

J. Ynares-Santiago

A.M. OCA No. 03-1800-RTJ. November 26, 2004

Chief State Prosecutor Jovencito R. Zuo Vs. Judge Alejandrino C. Cabebe, Regional Trial Court, Branch 18, Batac, Ilocos Norte.

Decision

J. Sandoval-Gutierrez

G.R. No. 126454. November 26, 2004

Bible Baptist Church, et al. Vs. Court of Appeals, et al.

Decision

J. Azcuna

G.R. No. 140931. November 26, 2004

Ramon Balite, et al. Vs. Hon. Court of Appeals, et al.

Decision

J. Callejo, Sr.

G.R. No. 150178. November 26, 2004

Florian R. Gaoiran Vs. Hon. Angel C. Alcala, Retired Chairman, Commission on Higher Education, et al.

Decision

J. Callejo, Sr.

G.R. No. 150308. November 26, 2004

Vive Eagle Land, Inc., et al. Vs. Court of Appeals, et al.

G.R. No. 150607. November 26, 2004

Sancho Militante Vs. People of the Philippines, et al.

Decision

J. Callejo, Sr.

G.R. No. 155193. November 26, 2004

Eleuterio Olave, et al. Vs. Teodulo Mistas, et al.

Decision

J. Callejo, Sr.

G.R. No. 158397. November 26, 2004

Neil Tamondong Vs. Court of Appeals, et al.

Decision

J. Callejo, Sr.

G.R. No. 162035. November 26, 2004

Gilberto Cantoria Vs. Commission on Elections, et al.

Decision

J. Quisumbing