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Binay confirms cohosting radio show

Vice President Jejomar Binay will be a cohost of a radio commentary program that went off the air temporarily reportedly because he had wanted to be a part of it.

Posted: December 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Justices asked to explain recusal from Jinggoy Estrada case

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Two lawmakers on Tuesday urged the Sandiganbayan to compel the three justices who inhibited themselves from the plunder and graft trial of Sen. Jinggoy Estrada to explain their sudden move.

Posted: December 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Guns of Very Important Prisoners alarm Aquino

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Convict Herbert Colangco’s room at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City rocks with a music studio. President Aquino has expressed particular concern over firearms found in the possession of 19 Very Important Prisoners during a raid on Monday that also uncovered their luxurious living conditions at the NBP.  EDWIN BACASMAS

President Aquino has expressed particular concern over firearms found in the possession of 19 Very Important Prisoners during a raid on Monday that also uncovered their luxurious living conditions at the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa City.

Posted: December 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

De Lima vows longer prison terms for drug lords

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Rich convicts found to have been living luxuriously and plying illegal drug trade even behind bars will be penalized with longer prison terms, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said on Monday.

Posted: December 16th, 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 »

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