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NBI still verifying Napoles pork list of lawmakers

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The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) is still verifying whether incumbent and former lawmakers on the list of alleged P10-billion pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles did indeed direct their Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) allotments to nongovernment organizations controlled by the detained businesswoman.

Posted: November 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Prosecutors: Evidence strong against Jinggoy Estrada

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Government prosecutors insisted that the plunder case against Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada is strong despite testimony of a Commission on Audit (COA) official that there was no evidence linking him to the pork barrel scam.

Posted: October 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Pork funds loose change’

Detained Sen. Bong Revilla says the millions of pesos he is accused of pocketing from his pork barrel fund allocations is loose change compared with the money he has earned from his movies.

“Barya”(loose change). That was how detained Sen. Bong Revilla described the millions of pesos in public funds which government prosecutors claimed the senator had pocketed as kickbacks from his participation in the P10-billion pork barrel scam.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Benhur Luy not a credible witness – Jinggoy Estrada


Detained pork barrel scam suspect Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada questioned Monday the credibility of Benhur Luy after the whistleblower admitted he forged signatures.

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Napoles’ kids seek deferment of graft arraignment

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The children of Janet Lim-Napoles have sought relief from the Sandiganbayan to defer their arraignment for graft and dismiss the case against them, claiming it lacked merit.

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