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Bong Revilla arrives at Sandigan for bail hearing


Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. arrived at the Sandiganbayan on Thursday for the continuation of the bail hearing for the actor-politician charged with plunder in connection with the P10-billion “pork” barrel scam.

Posted: October 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Drilon sued for plunder

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OVERPRICED? An artist’s sketch shows a perspective of the P488-million Iloilo Convention Center now being built in Barangay Airport in Mandurriao District, Iloilo City. A former aide of Senate President Franklin Drilon has filed a plunder complaint against the senator, claiming that the project funded by pork barrel funds from Congress and Malacañang was overpriced.  PHOTO COURTESY OF ILOILO BUSINESS PARK

“Malicious and baseless,” says Senate President Franklin Drilon.

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

Revilla, chief of staff to be suspended from Senate starting Nov. 3


The Senate will implement the 90-day suspension of Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. and his chief of staff Richard Cambe beginning November 3, in compliance with the directive of the Sandiganbayan in connection with their plunder cases, according to Senate President Franklin Drilon.

Posted: October 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bishops call for support for anti-pork barrel signature campaign

Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

An official of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines urged Filipinos Saturday to participate in a national signature campaign against the pork barrel system.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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

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 »