By Orlando B. Dinoy
A 14-year-old was fighting for his life Friday after being repeatedly shot by a still unidentified assailant on a plantation owned by a company identified with businessman Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco on Thursday evening.
In July 2003, the Sandiganbayan ruled that businessman Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco Jr. had illegally acquired United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB) with coconut levy funds and forfeited his shareholdings there in favor of the government.
The political party founded by an uncle of President Benigno Aquino III, businessman Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco, on Thursday cried foul over what it said was political harassment and machinations being used against its candidates in Pangasinan led by reelectionist Gov. Amado Espino. Former Rep. Mark Cojuangco, chair of the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) in [...]
Former Senators Jovito Salonga and Wigberto Tañada and the coconut farmers asked the Supreme Court in May to set aside its April 12 ruling awarding 20 percent of San Miguel Corp. (SMC) to Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco Jr., an uncle of President Aquino and crony of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos. The high court ruled in [...]