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Estrada ordered to answer disqualification plea

Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada. FILE PHOTO

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered former president and now Manila mayor-elect Joseph Estrada to answer the petition of outgoing Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim seeking his disqualification.

Posted: June 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

UNA birthday wish for Estrada: Victory in Manila


Opposition candidates on Thursday said that they were hopeful that deposed President Joseph Estrada will win in his “final battle” for the post of Manila City mayor.

Posted: April 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DOJ takes over cops’ complaint vs Manila vice mayor

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Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The illegal gambling case filed against Manila Vice Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso will be turned over to a state prosecutor from the Department of Justice (DOJ) after the Manila City Prosecutor’s Office decided to inhibit itself due to “the volatility of the controversies involved.”

Posted: February 20th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

PNP defends cops involved in Moreno’s arrest

PNP spokesman Chief Supt. Generoso Cerbo Jr. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Philippine National Police said it will give Manila Police district officers involved in the arrest of Manila Vice Mayor “Isko Moreno” Domagoso and his companions the “presumption of regularity,” unless it is proven that the police operation conducted over the weekend is indeed politically motivated as alleged by the official.

Posted: February 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Isko, 4 city councilors freed

Isko Moreno. FILE PHOTO

The Manila Prosecutor’s Office has ordered the release for further investigation of Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno and four councilors (not five as earlier reported) who were arrested by the police on Saturday for sponsoring a bingo game in Sta. Cruz, Manila.

Posted: February 17th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »