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Santiago: Enrile, Lacson, Reyes plotting massive psywar operation

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Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Thursday exposed what she described as “massive psywar operation” allegedly being perpetrated by “trinity of holy conspirators.”

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Name names, Lacson dared

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Senator Panfilo Lacson. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

More senators have joined calls for former senator and now rehabilitation czar Panfilo “Ping” Lacson to name their colleagues, who were allegedly involved in the “pork barrel” scam.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Blue ribbon committee not yet recalling Napoles

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Senator Teofisto Guingona III. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Senate blue ribbon committee has decided to wait first the affidavit of alleged ‘pork barrel” scam mastermind, Janet Lim-Napoles, before deciding whether or not to continue its investigation on the issue.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson

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Former Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The number of senators that dealt with Janet Lim Napoles to defraud Filipinos of billions of pesos in pork barrel funds would be enough to constitute a quorum, the number of members needed to conduct business in the Senate or at least 13, former Sen. Panfilo Lacson said on Wednesday.

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

Santiago wants Senate to recall Napoles

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Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago and Janet Lim-Napoles. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago has requested the Senate blue ribbon committee, investigating the pork barrel” scam, to recall detained Janet Lim-Napoles to the witness stand.

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

Public officials tagged in ‘pork’ scam may be suspended

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Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Jinggoy Estrada and Bong Revilla INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Public officials, including the three senators allegedly involved in the “pork barrel” scam will be automatically suspended from their posts once a petition to suspend them is filed before the Sandiganbayan, Senate President Franklin Drilon said on Tuesday.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Santiago asks Senate committee to subpoena Reyes

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Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago has formally asked the Senate blue ribbon committee to either invite or issue a subpoena to lawyer Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes in connection with the P10 billion “pork barrel” scam.

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

Pimentel wants Balikatan-type drills for PNP

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Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

If the Philippine military have Balikatan Exercises, a senator wants the police to have their own “Kapatiran Exercises,” too.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Punishment for discrimination vs race, belief, gender pushed in Senate

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BAM AQUINO. EDWIN BACASAMAS

A bill that seeks to prohibit and penalize discrimination on the basis of ethnicity, race, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, civil status, HIV status and other medical condition, among others, has been filed at the Senate.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Drilon, Nancy Binay urge Filipinos to strengthen faith

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Senate President Franklin Drilon and Senator Nancy Binay INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Nancy Binay is urging all Filipinos to strengthen their faith this Holy Week so that “true reconciliation” and “redemption” will be achieved.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Long Holy Week break for Senate employees

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Senate of the Philippines. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senate employees have been given a three-day break this week to observe the Holy Week.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito

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Sen. JV Ejercito will decide according to his conscience—not according to family or party loyalty—when he would have to choose whether to sign the Senate blue ribbon committee report that found his half-brother, Sen. Jinggoy Estrada, one of those liable for plunder in the P10-billion pork barrel scam.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Senate joins probe of alleged extort try on Czech firm

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Sen. Francis Escudero (inset) said the Senate committee on finance, of which he is the chair, would take up with officials of the Department of Transportation and Communications the alleged extortion try on the Czech train maker Inekon in relation to how it slowed down the delivery of more coaches for the Metro Rail Transit. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

The Senate will start looking into the alleged $30-million extortion attempt on a Czech train maker when the scandal is raised in Monday’s inquiry into delayed government projects, including the purchase of 48 new coaches for the badly congested Metro Rail Transit.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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  1. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  2. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  3. Palace prepared to charge its allies
  4. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  5. Napoles turnaround alarms whistle-blowers
  6. What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  7. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  8. Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  9. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  10. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  3. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  4. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  5. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  6. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  7. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  8. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  9. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  10. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  1. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  2. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  3. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano

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