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Napoles used my name, says scam accused


One of the alleged incorporators of a bogus nongovernment organization established by Janet Lim-Napoles has asked the Sandiganbayan to dismiss the graft case filed against her in connection with the P10-billion pork barrel scam.

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

CBCP head tells gov’t, public: Respect SC as interpreter of laws

Archbishop Socrates Villegas. FILE PHOTO

The president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has urged the country’s political leaders and the public to respect the Supreme Court after President Aquino publicly challenged the high court’s ruling on his disbursement acceleration program and even warned of a clash between co-equal branches of government.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace says gov’t has enough proof to convict alleged plunderers

Senators Jinggoy Estrada, Bong Revilla and Juan Ponce Enrile.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Despite the perceived early setbacks suffered by prosecutors, Malacañang claimed Monday that the government has enough evidence to prove the guilt “beyond reasonable doubt” of three senators tagged in the pork barrel scam.

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

State prosecutors withdraw bid to amend plunder raps vs Enrile

Juan Ponce Enrile

Having twice failed to revise the plunder complaint they filed against two senators, government prosecutors dropped their move to amend the plunder charges against Senator Juan Ponce Enrile.

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

Plunder, graft raps filed vs Lanao Sur governor over ‘P243M unexplained wealth’

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Plunder and graft complaints were filed against Lanao del Sur Governor Mamintal Adiong Jr. before the Office of the Ombudsman, on Wednesday, for alleged unexplained increase in his net worth since he assumed office in 2007.

Posted: June 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »