By Cynthia D. Balana
Former Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman Harry Angping and NBN-ZTE whistle-blower Rodolfo Lozada Jr., who are both facing graft charges filed by the Ombudsman, have sought permission from the Sandiganbayan to travel abroad to attend separate business meetings.
By Gil C. Cabacungan Jr.
Rodolfo Lozada Jr. has asked members of the Sandiganbayan’s Fourth Division to abstain from hearing the graft cases filed against him that stemmed from his stint as president and CEO of the Philippine Forest Corp.
By TJ Burgonio
President Aquino on Tuesday bristled at the claim that his administration was “harassing” Rodolfo Lozada Jr., but said that the whistle-blower had to face the graft charges filed against him by the Philippine Forest Corp. (PhilForest) like anybody else.
By Nikko Dizon
They are now disillusioned with President Benigno Aquino and wondering about his “daang matuwid.” Members of religious and civil society groups that had rallied against former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo said this was how they now felt toward Mr. Aquino.
By Michael Lim Ubac
, Norman Bordadora
Malacañang is providing security for whistle-blower Rodolfo Lozada Jr. but it cannot assure him of immunity from legal processes, a Palace spokesperson said yesterday.