By Christian V. Esguerra
President Benigno Aquino admitted he was “frustrated” with the slow pace of the country’s judicial system as shown in the case of the Maguindanao massacre, which claimed the lives of 58 people, 32 of whom were journalists.
By Tarra Quismundo
State prosecutors accused of taking bribes in the Maguindanao massacre case plan to take legal action against those behind the “absurd” and “unbelievable” charges, and are challenging the source of the notebook supposedly containing names of those paid off.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
Government prosecutors handling the Maguindanao massacre case on Tuesday denied accusations made by their own witness Lakmodin Saliao that a P50-million payoff was made to compromise the case.
By Erika Sauler
One of the private counsels for the victims of the Maguindanao massacre lamented the accusations of bribery made by two other private lawyers against state prosecutors.
A Chinese regional official was sentenced to life imprisonment on Thursday for bribe-taking, a court said, the first high-ranking bureaucrat to be jailed in the corruption crackdown overseen by President Xi Jinping.