No. No. 213835 - CAGAYAN ELECTRIC POWER & LIGHT COMPANY, INC. (CEPALCO) AND CEPALCO ENERGY SERVICES CORPORATION (CESCO), FORMERLY CEPALCO ENERGY SERVICES & TRADING CORPORATION (CESTCO), Petitioners, v. CEPALCO EMPLOYEE'S LABOR UNION-ASSOCIATED LABOR UNIONS-TRADE UNION CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES (TUCP), Respondent. DAISY'S. The accused were each ordered to pay the amount of P200,000 as moral damages and a similar amount in exemplary damages. One of the elements of libel is publication of the charge. No. G.R. Under Article 353 of the Philippines Revised Penal Code, libel is defined as “a public and malicious imputation of a crime, or of a vice or defect, real or imaginary, or any act, omission, condition, status or circumstance tending to cause dishonor, discredit or contempt of a natural or juridical person, or to blacken the memory of one who is dead.” G.R. The private complainant can just allege that he accessed the defamatory online article in a far-flung place. G.R. No. G.R. 217732, June 15, 2016 - EMILIO S. AGCOLICOL, JR., Petitioner, v. JERWIN CASIÑO, Respondent. General rule: criminal action for libel may be filed with the RTC of the province or city where the libelous article is printed and first published 2. 213919, June 15, 2016 - PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, Appellee, v. VIRGILIO A. QUIM, Appellant. South Korea is the first democratic country in the process of introducing the law. 9574, June 21, 2016 - MYRNA M. DEVEZA, Complainant, v. ATTY. Written defamation is libel; spoken defamation is slander. However, for cyber libel, the place where the defamatory article was printed and first published is impossible to ascertain. Like common law libel, cyberlibel is defamatory, shared with at least one third party and plainly identifies victim (s). TERESA B. No. No. Cyberlibel is any inaccurately or injuriously written defamation triggered via electronic means, including the Internet, social media, email and websites. 174838, June 01, 2016 - STRONGHOLD INSURANCE CO., INC., Petitioner, v. PAMANA ISLAND RESORT HOTEL AND MARINA CLUB, INC., Respondent. 202047, June 08, 2016 - LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT AUTHORITY, Petitioner, v. NOEL B. PILI, MEDEL I. LIRIO, RODERICK B. JAMON, VICTORINO A. MACHICA, RONNIE C. VALORIA, VIRGILIO M. FLORES, RENATO C. PALMA, ANGELITO V. GUINTO, RAMIRO M. FELICIANO, ENRIQUE L. CIUBAL, ELMER P. TABIGAN, VENANCIO T. MADRIA, MAXIMO M. VITANGCOL, RODOLFO L. PAGUIO, ARNEL F. MAGSALIN, JULIANA N. DOLOR, NOEL C. CRUZ, SANDY C. JARILLA, BERTITO I. SERVIDAD, ALAN R. CORPUZ, ROBERT D. PABLO, ROBERT H. MONTEREY, HENRY L. LIAO, ROLANDO C. CEBANICO, VELIENTE S. FANTASTICO, MA. No. 207811, June 01, 2016 - PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. DELIA MOLINA Y CABRAL, Accused-Appellants. No. G.R. The only country where such cyber defamation law is being implemented is China. On … NAVAL AND ARLINA B. ; G.R. As Uncle Ben in Spider-Man said, “With great power comes great responsibility.” The Internet has given us great power. CHERYL DAVA, BRAULIO LEDESMA, JR., FLORENCE B. OLSEN, KATHY GERMENTIL, ROSITA ESTUART, ARDELIZA LIM, ELSA RAFANAN, ERLINDA V. GAERLAN, PERLA FERNANDEZ, DELBEN "NOY" BELITA AND JOSEPH AVACILLA, Petitioners, v. ANTONIO S. SY, ROBERTO CARONAN, WILFREDO CIRIACO, NORMA S. WONG, SONIA C. BENERO, MARIA L. PINEDA AND CRISTINA V. CARAMOL, Respondents. No. 204441, June 08, 2016 - PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, Petitioner, v. MICHAEL KURT JOHN BULAWAN Y ANDALES, Respondent. document.write("1995 - "+yr); No. No. G.R. That the facts charged do not constitute an offense; That the court trying the case has no jurisdiction over the offense charged or the person of the accused; That the officer who filed the information had no authority to do so; That it does not conform substantially to the prescribed form; That more than one offense is charged except in those cases in which existing laws prescribe a single punishment for various offenses; That the criminal action or liability has been extinguished; That it contains averments which, if true, would constitute a legal excuse or justification; and. Since the crime of traditional libel is punished under the Revised Penal Code, and under the cyber crime prevention act, if the crime is cyber libel, “the penalty to be imposed shall be one (1) degree higher than that provided for by the Revised Penal Code, as amended”, the penalty imposed would be Prision Correccional in its maximum period to Prision Mayor in its minimum period.