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Ruby Tuason to tell all in Napoles scam

COMING HOME AND COMING CLEAN  Ruby Tuason swears to the veracity of her affidavit on what she knows about the Priority Development Assistance Fund and Malampaya Fund scams before an administering officer somewhere in California. Beside her is lawyer Dennis Manalo.  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The lawyer of Ruby Tuason, one of those charged with plunder over the pork barrel scam, confirmed to the Inquirer that she would return to the Philippines Friday to testify against the perpetrators of the scam.

Posted: February 7th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Mandela in Manila was in love

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It was during his historic visit to Manila 16 years ago that the world first confirmed talk going around that Nelson Mandela was in love.

Posted: December 7th, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Drilon stands pat on decision against Napoles subpoena

Senate President Franklin Drilon. PRIB FILE PHOTO

Senate President Franklin Drilon on Thursday stood pat on his decision not to summon pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles to the Senate blue ribbon investigation until Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales allows it.

Posted: September 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Drilon confirms P50M pork barrel

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UNFOLDING STORY  Sen. Jinggoy Estrada seems to be seeking counsel of his father, Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada, at the Naia Terminal 2, the day after he delivered his privilege speech entitled “The Untold PDAF Story that the People Should Know.” The elder Estrada and wife, Loi, left for Tokyo on Thursday.  RODEL ROTONI

Neither a bribe nor a reward. Senate President Franklin Drilon on Thursday said the P50 million worth of pork barrel projects made available to senators after the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona last year was part of the senators’ Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF), which was withheld during the entire Corona impeachment trial.

Posted: September 27th, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Cab ride with ex-Napoles driver spooks PDI team


Someone who knows a lot about alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles is roaming free in the city. But he’s not wanted at all.

Posted: September 8th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »