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Binays face plunder case for PH’s priciest parking building at P1.56B

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Vice President Jejomar Binay (left), his son Makati Mayor Junjun Binay (right) and 23 others face plunder case over the alleged “unconscionable overpricing” in the construction of an 11-story parking building (inset) that the city government supposedly built for P1.56 billion. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

Makati City has gained the distinction of having the most expensive parking building in the country if a group of Makati City residents are to be believed.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Napoles used my name, says scam accused


One of the alleged incorporators of a bogus nongovernment organization established by Janet Lim-Napoles has asked the Sandiganbayan to dismiss the graft case filed against her in connection with the P10-billion pork barrel scam.

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Court won’t let Gloria Arroyo go out and party

Former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Sandiganbayan thumbed down the request of former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to attend the 50th wedding anniversary of El Shaddai leader Bro. Mike Velarde and his wife Belen on Friday.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Jinggoy Estrada suspended by Sandigan for 90 days

Sen. Jinngoy Estrada leaving the Sandiganbayan after the hearing at the 5th division. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Detained Sen. Jinggoy Estrada will have to vacate his post for the next three months.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Gigi Reyes breaks down at arraignment

Gigi Reyes (3)

As she faced the justices of the Sandiganbayan not as an officer of the court but as an accused in the plunder case involving the diversion of P10 billion in congressional pork barrel funds, lawyer Gigi Reyes broke down.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »