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Aquino ‘frustrated’ over slow pace of Maguindanao massacre trial


President Benigno Aquino admitted he was “frustrated” with the slow pace of the country’s judicial system as shown in the case of the Maguindanao massacre, which claimed the lives of 58 people, 32 of whom were journalists.

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

Prosecutors in Maguindanao massacre case accused of bribery mull suit

Maguindanao massacre. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

State prosecutors accused of taking bribes in the Maguindanao massacre case intend to take legal action against those behind the “absurd” and “unbelievable” charges.

Posted: August 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t prosecutors in Maguindanao massacre deny bribe allegations


Government prosecutors handling the Maguindanao massacre case on Tuesday denied accusations made by their own witness Lakmodin Saliao that a P50-million payoff was made to compromise the case.

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lawyers’ bribe rap vs state prosecutors to derail Maguindanao massacre trial—Roque

Atty. Harry Roque Jr.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

One of the private counsels for the victims of the Maguindanao massacre lamented the accusations of bribery made by two other private lawyers against state prosecutors.

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

No substantial changes in plunder raps, say prosecutors

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Saying the twin setbacks they suffered in court last week had given them pause, state prosecutors on Monday withdrew their motion to amend the plunder charges they had brought against Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile that would have shown the Senate minority leader as collecting instead of merely receiving millions of pesos in kickbacks from the P10-billion pork barrel scam.

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »