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Santiago asks Senate committee to subpoena Reyes

Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago has formally asked the Senate blue ribbon committee to either invite or issue a subpoena to lawyer Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes in connection with the P10 billion “pork barrel” scam.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

4 rescuers hurt in blast thankful for NPA compensation, will help police probe

Victims of the recent landmine attack in Davao del Sur, together with police and military representatives, face the media at Digos Doctors Hospital.

The four rescuers of the Davao del Sur Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) – who were injured in the March 2 landmine blast in Bansalan, Davao del Sur—said they were thankful for the P10,000 cash they got as indemnification from the New People’s Army.

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

KBP to let networks investigate mediamen tagged in Pork payoff

Screengrab PDI front page for March 19, 2014

The Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) on Thursday said it would leave the investigation of the alleged media payoff to the home networks of the accused mediamen.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared

A prominent TV and radio personality received P2 million from Nabcor president Alan Javellana on the instruction of then Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap “as payoff to stop criticisms of a Nabcor project,” Nabcor official Rhodora Mendoza has claimed. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The payoffs, in the guise of “advertising expenses,” included prominent broadcast journalists, who were allegedly among the beneficiaries of the diversion of congressional allocations from the Priority Development Assistance Fund coursed through state-owned National Agribusiness Corp. and subsequently to ghost projects of bogus foundations, according to checks and accompanying documents made available to the Inquirer.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

PMA head, 4 other doctors probed by PRC over alleged fraud, forgery


The president of the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) and his four predecessors have been slapped with ethics cases before the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) for alleged fraud in the registration of the Philippine Society for Stem Cell Medicine (PSSCM) in the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PCG has yet to name ship that rammed boat

ternate cavite map

The Philippine Coast Guard has yet to identify the Manila-bound cargo vessel that reportedly collided with the Navotas-based fishing boat Dan Israel-G on Wednesday night three nautical miles off Ternate, Cavite, leaving four fishermen dead and three others missing.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Palace says task force to probe Revilla Sr.

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Former  Sen. Ramon Revilla Sr.

Malacañang is leaving the fate of former Sen. Ramon Revilla Sr. to the government task force investigating the alleged pork barrel scam, following revelations that like his son, he also channeled his allotments to a fake organization run by Janet Lim-Napoles.

Posted: February 3rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Arson attack damages Chinese consulate in San Francisco


Federal authorities are investigating an attack by an arsonist, or arsonists, who poured gasoline on the front entrance of the Chinese consulate and set it on fire on Wednesday night, Jan. 1.

Posted: January 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

PB to ask police to fast-track investigation

THE Cebu Provincial Board (PB) will ask the police to hasten its investigation on the freak vehicular accident that killed two people and left 16 injured in the southern town of Barili last Saturday. Results of the investigation will be needed by the PB to tackle proposed improvements on measures regarding road safety, said PB [...]

Posted: December 2nd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

71 policemen face probe for not going to Bohol

SEVENTY-ONE policemen, mostly from the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), are facing investigation for failing to join the 743 policemen who were deployed to Bohol province to secure last Monday’s special barangay elections. Chief Supt. Danilo Constantino, chief of the Police Regional Office (PRO-7), said the 71 policemen are under a pre-charge evaluation. The policemen [...]

Posted: November 27th, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

A year later, no motive found in US school attack

In this Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, file photo provided by the Newtown Bee, a police officer leads two women and a child from Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where a gunman opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children. A prosecutor is planning to release a report on the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, but the public will have to wait longer for the Connecticut state police’s full accounting of the crime. AP

Why a young gunman went on a murderous shooting rampage at a US school a year ago is still a mystery and may never be known with certainty, prosecutors said Monday in a report that ended their investigation.

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Enrile demands Inquirer apology

Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The lawyers of Senator Juan Ponce Enrile have demanded that the Philippine Daily Inquirer apologize and retract its “malicious’’ story tagging him as the mastermind of the P10-billion pork barrel scam.

Posted: November 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Alcala taps another team to probe prober of DA pork scam

Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala  FILE PHOTO

Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala on Wednesday said documents related to questionable projects linked to the head of the Department of Agriculture’s internal audit service (IAS) were being investigated not by the IAS but another team.

Posted: October 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

  1. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  2. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  3. Palace prepared to charge its allies
  4. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  5. Napoles turnaround alarms whistle-blowers
  6. What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  7. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  8. Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  9. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  10. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  3. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  4. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  5. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  6. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  7. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  8. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  9. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  10. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  1. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  2. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  3. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano


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