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Raps filed vs 6 ex-solons over ‘pork’ scam; Napoles faces fresh charges

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Office of the Ombudsman.  PHOTO from www.ombudsman.gov.ph

The Office of the Ombudsman has formally filed criminal complaints against six former lawmakers and accused Janet Lim-Napoles in another case of the pork barrel scam.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Congress urged to junk 2015 budget due to pro-DAP provisions

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

A citizens’ coalition has asked the House of Representatives to thumb down the draft law setting the 2015 budget, because it would “legalize the unconstitutional.”

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

Janet Napoles signed withdrawal slips for Luy et al. to take out millions in cash—AMLC

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Janet Lim-Napoles. Mark Balmores/Pool

The Anti-Money Laundering Coucil (AMLC) on Thursday disclosed evidence that accused pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles controlled the dummy foundations purportedly used by lawmakers to earn kickbacks.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bong Revilla back in Sandigan for bail hearing

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Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. arrived at the Sandiganbayan on Thursday for the continuation of his bail hearing on plunder.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino-Binay break looms

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CROSSING THE RUBICON?  Is this the end of the friendship and political alliance between President Aquino and Vice President Jejomar Binay? On the defensive the past weeks over allegations of massive corruption in Makati City where he served as mayor, the Vice President is on the offensive, taking to task the Aquino administration for its shortcomings and selective justice in his remarks at a public attorneys’ forum on Tuesday.  GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE/NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

Vice President Jejomar Binay appears to be moving to cut his ties with President Aquino as he slams for the first time the latter’s controversial decisions, like allowing the Disbursement Acceleration Program that the Supreme Court has declared unconstitutional.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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