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DILG denies using gov’t funds for Mar Roxas’ political ads in Visayas, Mindanao

Mar Roxas

The Department of Interior and Local Government said on Thursday, that no public funds were used to finance political advertisements in the Visayas and Mindanao supposedly to gain political mileage for Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas for the 2016 presidential derby.

Posted: October 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Benhur Luy bank accounts’ opening OKd

Benhur Luy

The Sandiganbayan has upheld its previous ruling allowing the opening of the bank accounts, travel history and real property records of the three whistle-blowers in the plunder charges against Sen. Jinggoy Estrada who is accused of diverting for his own use his congressional pork barrel allotments, in what is now known as the P10-billion pork barrel scam case.

Posted: October 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Drilon sued for plunder

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OVERPRICED? An artist’s sketch shows a perspective of the P488-million Iloilo Convention Center now being built in Barangay Airport in Mandurriao District, Iloilo City. A former aide of Senate President Franklin Drilon has filed a plunder complaint against the senator, claiming that the project funded by pork barrel funds from Congress and Malacañang was overpriced.  PHOTO COURTESY OF ILOILO BUSINESS PARK

“Malicious and baseless,” says Senate President Franklin Drilon.

Posted: October 30th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Soldier who stood fast vs Laudes to be cited

German Marc Susselbeck (in black), boyfriend of murdered Filipino transgender woman Jennifer Laude, also known as “Jeffrey,” confronts soldiers after climbing the gate of the facility where Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton is detained at the Armed Forces of the Philippine (AFP) headquarters in Manila on October 22, 2014. AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS

The soldier who was assaulted by the relatives and friends of the murdered transgender Jennifer Laude while guarding the facility holding the American suspect will be given an award of recognition by Armed Forces of the Philippines chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr.

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

AFP hospital chief, 3 others relieved


Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief Gen. Gregorio Catapang has relieved Brig. Gen. Normando Sta. Ana, chief of the AFP Medical Center (AFPMC), and three others for the alleged malversation of some P80 million in hospital funds.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »