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Graft raps filed vs Sen. Cayetano for ‘pork’ misuse

Roderick Vera

A complaint for graft and corruption has been filed with the Office of the Ombudsman against Senator Alan Peter Cayetano for the questionable use of his Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF).

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Luisita massacre victims’ kin reopen case vs Aquino

VIOLETA Basilio (right) weeps during the protest action for the victims of the 2004 Hacienda Luisita Massacre where several sugar workers, including her only son Jhaivie, died during the bloody dispersal. LYN RILLON

Relatives of seven striking workers killed in the 2004 Hacienda Luisita Massacre asked the Office of the Ombudsman on Monday to reopen criminal and administrative cases filed against President Aquino, who was implicated in that atrocity when he was Tarlac province representative.

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Senator Estrada appeals suspension, cites pending plea in SC

Senator Jinggoy Estrada. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Detained Sen. Jinggoy Estrada has asked the Sandiganbayan to reverse its July 17 resolution suspending him as a member of the Senate in connection with the P10-billion pork barrel scam.

Posted: August 3rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Lito Lapid: I did not violate any law

lito lapid

Senator Lito Lapid on Friday insisted he was innocent of the graft charges filed against him in connection with the purchase of alleged overpriced fertilizers when he was still governor of Pampanga, saying he has not violated any law.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Ombudsman beefs up prosecution team with 2 DOJ lawyers

Office of the Ombudsman.  PHOTO from www.ombudsman.gov.ph

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales is bringing in two litigation lawyers from the Department of Justice (DOJ) to beef up the prosecution team handling the plunder cases of Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Jinggoy Estrada and Bong Revillla Jr. in the Sandiganbayan.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »