By Marlon Ramos
The lawyers of detained Sen. Jinggoy Estrada on Tuesday objected to the participation of Justice Undersecretary Jose Justiniano in their client’s bail hearing in the Sandiganbayan in connection with the P10-billion pork barrel scam.
By Erika Sauler
ANCHORMAN Melo del Prado of dzBB Radio yesterday sued the Philippine Daily Inquirer for libel for a series of articles that said he had received payoffs in the pork barrel scam that were allegedly disguised as advertising expenses.
By Marc Jayson Cayabyab
Militant solons on Monday challenged President Benigno Aquino III to sign the people’s initiative against pork barrel, saying the president still enjoys the graft-ridden discretionary funds in the proposed 2015 national budget.
By Christian V. Esguerra
What pork? Define pork. On the eve of a massive protest to be held at Rizal Park in Manila on Monday, Malacañang on Sunday maintained that the graft-ridden pork barrel had been scrapped.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
, Leila B. Salaverria
The different groups behind the people’s initiative campaign to wipe out the pork barrel tradition in Congress are aiming to get as many as 10 million autographs or nearly double the minimum threshold needed to make this proposal cemented into law.