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Aquino ‘frustrated’ over slow pace of Maguindanao massacre trial


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.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Prosecutors mull legal action in bribery claims

Maguindanao massacre carnage site in Barangay Salman, Ampatuan town in Maguindanao.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: August 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t prosecutors in Maguindanao massacre deny bribe allegations


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.

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lawyers’ bribe rap vs state prosecutors to derail Maguindanao massacre trial—Roque

Atty. Harry Roque Jr.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

High-ranking China official given life sentence for bribery


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.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »