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Anti-graft court to keep Napoles, Reyes in Taguig jail during pork scam trial – source

Camp Bagong Diwa

The Sandiganbayan Third division is leaning towards keeping alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles and Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes, the former chief of staff of Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile who also got charged in the same case, at a regular jail in Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Uncategorized | Read More »

Allies want Enrile, Revilla, Estrada in Camp Crame

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Several senators want their detained colleagues to remain in Camp Crame, the national police headquarters in Quezon City, instead of being transferred to a regular jail like alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Sona most crucial for Aquino, say solons

A protester holds a mask of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III while shouting slogans during a rally near his residence Sunday, July 27, 2014 at suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines. Aquino is expected to deliver his State-of-the-Nation address on Monday, the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) or the allocation of funds or savings by the government to finance various programs or projects which is under the discretion of the president and was declared in part as unconstitutional by the Supreme Court. AP

Will it be all gloves off or all apologies for President Aquino in his penultimate State of the Nation Address (Sona)?

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Muslims ready to forgive senators in plunder case

Manila Golden Mosque. Photo by RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net

If God can forgive, why can’t we? A Muslim leader in Manila said Friday his community was open to forgiving those accused in the Priority Development Assistance Fund scam, also known as the pork barrel scam, if they tell the truth and repent their sins.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Bong Revilla on Benhur Luy’s testimony: ‘Bad script’


“Bad script.” That’s how Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. on Thursday described the testimony of whistleblower Benhur Luy.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »