The city courthouse in Cebu was damaged by the earthquake last November that devastated parts of Bohol. This has meant all trials have been delayed until new accommodation could be found. The courts are now using temporary accommodation but there are significant delays for all trials. There's been no hearing in this case since last autumn but there will be one sometime in March, I hear. There are two witnesses remaining on the prosecution's roster one of whom is a PNP officer who was present at the search of Bella Santos' home and who has already given evidence at a much earlier hearing in this case, in a different courtroom and before a different judge. The other witness was one of Ellah Joy's classmates. Her elder sister was the very first witness called in the trial and had to be coached by prosecutors following which her credibility and testimony was pretty much destroyed by the defence team. That caused her parents to withdraw their consent for the younger sibling to appear but it seems they have been "persuaded" to change their mind.