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Solon wants pork segregated in Muslim markets


This lawmaker wants nothing at all to do with pork—of the literal kind.

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

Farmers, traders hit BOC pork scam


The pork scam appears to have reached the Bureau of Customs.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Baligod-Luy separation a non-factor in PDAF trials—Palace

Benhur Luy, the principal whistle-blower in the alleged P10-billion pork barrel scam, has dropped his chief counsel, Levito Baligod (inset), saying the lawyer had been very busy with other advocacies. FILE PHOTOS

A simple break-up won’t shatter the investigation. After Attorney Levito Baligod and Benhur Luy parted ways, Malacañang said that the break-up would not affect the case against Janet Lim-Napoles and the Priority Development Assistance Fund scam.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace using ‘hidden pork’ to fund Charter change, militant lawmaker says

ACT Teachers Representative Antonio Tinio. PHOTO from congress.gov.ph

Still going up against the tide of the administration, a militant partylist representative said that Malacañang is using “hidden” Priority Development Assistance Fund to hasten the Charter change process.

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace not surprised by charges vs Biazon


The filing of graft, malversation and direct bribery charges in the Office of the Ombudsman against Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon, an ally of President Benigno Aquino, came as no surprise to Malacañang.

Posted: November 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »