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There was no shootout and an attempt at a cover-up by some of his subordinates in the massacre of 13 persons in Atimonan, Quezon province, according to Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Alan Purisima.

Posted: February 4th, 2013 in On Target | Read More »

4 Pampanga residents ask SC to stop case vs Arroyo

Former President and now Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. AP FILE PHOTO

Saying they have been deprived of congressional representation, four Pampanga residents have sought to intervene in the petition of former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in the Supreme Court to stop the Sandiganbayan from proceeding with the plunder case against her involving the alleged misuse of Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) contingency funds.

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

No Christmas furlough for Arroyo, 3 coaccused

Former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. AP FILE PHOTO

The Sandiganbayan on Wednesday denied separate petitions of detained former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and three others accused of plundering charity sweepstakes funds for a Christmas furlough.

Posted: December 20th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Uncategorized | Read More »

Arroyo refuses to enter plea to plunder

Former President and now Pampanga  Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is accompanied by husband Atty. Mike Arroyo when  she arrives Monday at the Sandiganbayan for her plunder case. TETCH TORRES/INQUIRER.net

Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has a Valentine’s date arranged for her by the Sandiganbayan.

Posted: October 30th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Confusion marks early reports on Arroyo

Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo AP FILE PHOTO

It was neither a trick nor a treat. For a moment on Monday, reporters thought former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo would be able to walk away from detention at Veterans Memorial Medical Center in Quezon City, courtesy of a purported temporary restraining order (TRO) from the Supreme Court (SC).

Posted: October 30th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Palace hails plunder rap vs Arroyo

Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda: Clueless

The filing of plunder charges against former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo now rests with Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales, Malacañang said Wednesday.

Posted: January 19th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

What Went Before: Plunder raps vs Arroyo

Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo

Three of the plunder cases filed against former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo have stemmed from the alleged abuse of funds at the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO).

Posted: January 18th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Arroyo faces 4th plunder rap over PCSO intel funds

Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo

The Senate blue ribbon committee wants former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Rosario Uriarte, former Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) vice chairperson and general manager, charged with plunder and technical malversation for the release of P325 million in intelligence funds in the last three years of Arroyo’s term.

Posted: January 18th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | 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. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  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. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


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