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‘It will be a lonely Christmas,’ says Revilla

Senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr.  INQUIRER PHOTO/RAFFY LERMA

It will be a lonely Christmas in jail for detained Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. as he lamented the Sandiganbayan’s junking of his bail petition in the plunder case filed against him over the pork barrel scam.

Posted: December 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Poe backs wiretapping politicians, gov’t officials to catch corruption


Senator Grace Poe has filed a bill that would expand the powers of the Office of the Ombudsman, which she said were “not enough to efficiently combat corruption despite it being the primary anti-corruption agency of the government.”

Posted: December 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories | Read More »

Senator Estrada mum on bid of 3 justices to inhibit

Jinggoy Estrada (2)

Detained Sen. Jinggoy Estrada on Friday refused to be dragged down by reports that Malacañang’s supposed attempt to influence the Sandiganbayan justices prompted them to withdraw from trying his plunder and graft cases.

Posted: December 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3 Sandiganbayan justices’ bid to quit Jinggoy Estrada case junked

Jinggoy Estrada

Finish what you have started. The Sandiganbayan on Wednesday turned down the request of three of their colleagues to back out of the plunder and graft cases of detained Sen. Jinggoy Estrada, saying the reasons the three raised were “not compelling” to justify their inhibition.

Posted: December 18th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Binay asks public: Don’t believe rehashed lies

Jejomar Binay

Vice President Jejomar Binay on Wednesday asked his supporters not to believe the “baseless” accusations against him amid new graft and plunder raps lodged against him and his son, Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay.

Posted: December 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »