By Gil C. Cabacungan
In a major shift in legal strategy, the Department of Justice is planning to file charges of malversation, instead of plunder charges against the next batch of senators, representatives and fake nongovernment organizations to be charged in the pork barrel scam cases.
By Jerome Aning
Congress cannot repeal an anti-pork barrel law approved by the people through a people’s initiative, a lawyers group said on Tuesday.
By Maricar Brizuela
The former ally of Vice President Jejomar Binay who accused him of benefiting from the allegedly overpriced Makati City parking building has “no credibility” as a Senate witness because he admitted receiving kickbacks from the construction of the building, former city administrator Marjorie A. de Veyra said on Tuesday.
By Leila B. Salaverria
Sen. Nancy Binay expressed hope the Commission on Audit’s investigation of the P2.3-billion Makati parking building at the center of overpricing allegations would be fair since it was “public knowledge” that one of the COA commissioners was “out to destroy my family.”
By Gil Cabacungan
, Leila B. Salaverria
Senator Aquilino Pimentel III said on Sunday he would initiate a Senate inquiry into the tragic Bulacan State University (Bulsu) field trip, where seven tourism students drowned after they were swept away by strong river currents.