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Senate carries out Enrile suspension

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The Senate on Monday implemented the 90-day preventive suspension order of the Sandiganbayan against detained Senator Juan Ponce Enrile, who has been charged with plunder in connection with the pork barrel scam.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DOJ eyes malversation raps vs next batch of lawmakers tagged in pork scam

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In a major shift in legal strategy, the Department of Justice is planning to file charges of malversation, instead of plunder charges against the next batch of senators, representatives and fake nongovernment organizations to be charged in the pork barrel scam cases.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Sandigan upholds Jinggoy Estrada’s suspension from Senate

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Senator Jose "Jinggoy" Estrada POOL PHOTO (file)

Saying his suspension will not paralyze the Senate, the Sandiganbayan ordered Sen. Jinggoy Estrada to serve his 90-day suspension from the upper chamber brought about by his plunder case.

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

Napoles driver got P112M from pork scam

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The driver of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles received P112 million in check payments from state corporations that implemented questionable projects funded by the pork barrel of legislators from 2007 to 2009, a state audit official told the Sandiganbayan on Friday.

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

Sandiganbayan insists: Estrada should be suspended

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Sandiganbayan. RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net

The Sandiganbayan fifth division on Friday denied Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada’s plea to reverse his suspension from the Senate.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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