Taxpayers will not shoulder the medical expenses of detained alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles should she be allowed by the Makati Regional Trial Court to undergo surgery to remove a cyst in her uterus at posh St. Luke’s Medical Center in Bonifacio Global City.
By Christine O. Avendaño
It’s not easy to just transfer alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles to a regular jail, especially when she might just decide to spill the beans on her operations, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said on Tuesday.
By Niña P. Calleja
Janet Lim Napoles, the alleged brains behind the P10-billion pork barrel scam, has asked the Makati Regional Trial Court to allow her to undergo surgery to remove her cyst in the uterus at the St. Luke’s Medical Center in Bonifacio Global City and be confined in the same hospital afterward.
Controversial businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles who allegedly led the pork barrel scam asked a Makati court to allow her to undergo surgery and confinement in St. Luke’s Medical Center-Taguig.
The three-year-old girl from Barangay (village) Mansilingan of this city who was hit by a stray bullet in the head at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 on Friday was in stable condition on Sunday after undergoing surgery earlier in the morning in a Quezon City hospital.
Lenard Relox was born 12 years ago with an imperforate anus, a birth defect where the opening to the anus is either blocked or missing. Studies show that the condition affects one in every 5,000 births although it is more prevalent in boys than girls. “We noticed that he was not discharging any [...]
ASIDE from completing a physical checkup, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is also checking on the overall health of his slate ahead of the March 29 campaign schedule. While results of his checkup have yet to be disclosed, Rama said he’s been checking up on former councilor Sylvan Jakosalem who was again admitted to the [...]
The bullet lodged in the head of Asst. City Prosecutor Ma. Theresa Casiño was removed yesterday in an operation that lasted about three hours.
By DJ Yap
A 10-foot crocodile with a wide gash near its belly was flown from its home in Indanan, Sulu, to Manila aboard a C-130 Philippine Air Force cargo plane to be treated for its injury.
By Ian James
Hugo Chavez has suffered “new complications” following his cancer surgery in Cuba, his vice president said Sunday, describing the Venezuelan leader’s condition as delicate.
By Alexandra Olson
, Peter Orsi
Bolivian President Evo Morales made a lightning trip this weekend to Havana where ally Hugo Chavez is convalescing after cancer surgery, but was mostly silent Monday on the details of his trip or even whether he met with the ailing Venezuelan leader.
Over a hundred indigent children with cleft lip and palate will benefit from this year’s 15th annual Operation Smile that kicked off yesterday at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center St. Arnold Janssen Trauma Center.
By Juan Escandor Jr.
It all started 30 years ago. A woman asked Dr. William “Bill” Magee to return to Naga City even if her child was not among those operated on by his team of medical volunteers, and gave him a basket of bananas.