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Ex-Misamis gov meted 18 years for graft

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The Sandiganbayan has sentenced former Misamis Oriental Gov. Antonio Calingin of up to 18 years in prison over the missing spare parts of two vehicles of the provincial government worth more than P2 million.

Posted: December 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Senator Estrada mum on bid of 3 justices to inhibit

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Detained Sen. Jinggoy Estrada on Friday refused to be dragged down by reports that Malacañang’s supposed attempt to influence the Sandiganbayan justices prompted them to withdraw from trying his plunder and graft cases.

Posted: December 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3 Sandiganbayan justices’ bid to quit Jinggoy Estrada case junked

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Finish what you have started. The Sandiganbayan on Wednesday turned down the request of three of their colleagues to back out of the plunder and graft cases of detained Sen. Jinggoy Estrada, saying the reasons the three raised were “not compelling” to justify their inhibition.

Posted: December 18th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

3 Sandiganbayan justices quit cases vs Jinggoy Estrada

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In an unprecedented move, Associate Justice Roland Jurado, chair of the antigraft court’s Fifth Division, and Associate Justices Alexander Gesmundo and Ma. Theresa Dolores Estoesta (from left) inhibited themselves from handling one of the most controversial cases in the country’s judicial history. LYN RILLON

“Pressure” from the public and “higher authorities” prompted the three-member Sandiganbayan division to withdraw on Monday from the plunder and graft cases against detained Sen. Jinggoy Estrada over the P10-billion pork barrel racket, according to an Inquirer source.

Posted: December 16th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Roxas to PNP chief: You’re suspended

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With no legal leg to stand on, the country’s top cop has finally acknowledged that he has to let go.

Posted: December 11th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

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