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Safety of pork scam witnesses worries De Lima

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Justice Secretary Leila de Lima made a last-minute effort to stop from testifying before the Senate blue ribbon committee on Thursday the whistle-blowers in the P10-billion pork barrel scam, fearing their appearance could jeopardize their safety and telegraph the moves of the prosecution.

Posted: September 27th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

De Lima to ‘get back’ at CIDG raiding team for naming 2 witnesses

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Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. FILE PHOTO

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Wednesday warned police investigators that she would bring charges against them for disclosing the identities of two witnesses who were under government protection.

Posted: July 25th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Something fishy in transfer of Ortega slay witnesses—Hagedorn

Puerto Princesa City Mayor Edward Hagedorn: Something fishy. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Puerto Princesa City Mayor Edward Hagedorn suspects a conspiracy in the transfer of the remaining state witness in the January 2011 murder of Palawan broadcaster Gerry Ortega to the same jail where another state witness was killed last week.

Posted: February 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

2 suspects in robbery-slay of Sta. Cruz store owner, daughter, ID’d through Facebook


Two of the suspects in the Oct. 27 robbery in Manila that killed a businessman and his daughter were identified by a witness through their Facebook social networking accounts, according to a sworn statement filed at the Manila Regional Trial Court.

Posted: November 18th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Suspect in model’s murder turns witness against brains, cohorts

THE QUEZON City police on Sunday presented four suspects in the abduction and killing of model Julie Ann ‘‘Jaja’’ Rodelas: (from left) Jaymar Waradji, Gelan Pasewilan, Fernando Quiambao and the victim’s friend Althea Altamirano. ANDREW TADALAN

Jaymar Waradji said he agreed to help Fernando Quiambao Jr. abduct model Julie Ann Rodelas to teach her a lesson—not for money, but out of a sense of gratitude.

Posted: November 12th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Another witness in Maguindanao massacre case killed, says prosecution lawyer

Site of the Maguindanao massacre. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A former militiaman who was a state witness in the Maguindanao massacre case has been brutally murdered, his body reportedly cut to pieces, according to a private prosecutor.

Posted: May 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PNP sets guidelines in dealing with reluctant witnesses


In order to avoid the pileup of “cold cases”, the Philippine National Police (PNP) set guidelines on how to deal with witnesses to crimes who show reluctance to cooperate in investigations.

Posted: April 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Enrile: Corona must testify on dollars

Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile. FILE PHOTO

On the eve of the defense panel’s presentation, Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile said he was open to summoning members of the House of Representatives but insisted that Chief Justice Renato Corona should testify in his impeachment trial and explain the existence of his dollar account.

Posted: March 12th, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Prosecution presents 3 witnesses at impeachment trial


A physician, a member of the media, and a government official were presented by the prosecution team at the resumption of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona on Monday.

Posted: February 27th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Witnesses in PUP official’s slay ‘scared’


More than a month after the killing of an official of the state-run Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP), the efforts of the police task group to go after the suspected mastermind are being hampered by witnesses too frightened to speak out.

Posted: November 27th, 2011 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

New witness surfaces in Ramgen’s murder

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Ram Revilla Twitter photo

A new witness has come forward to corroborate the initial testimony of a purported henchman who claimed to have plotted the killing of Ramgen Bautista with two of the victim’s siblings and five other people.

Posted: November 9th, 2011 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Money disputes behind Ramgen’s slay, says aide

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Ma. Ramona “Mara” Bautista Bulbuloglu. BI CCTV /RICHARD REYES

A production assistant of Ramgen Bautista on Monday said the rift between his slain employer and Ramon Joseph “RJ” Bautista, Ramgen’s younger brother and a suspect in the murder, stemmed from a dispute over cars and allowance.

Posted: November 8th, 2011 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Vizconde marks 20th year of murders: Time to move on

Lauro Vizconde. LYN RILLON

The truth is out. Let the healing begin. This was how Lauro Vizconde’s relatives summed it up on Thursday night after a Mass marking the 20th anniversary of the death of his wife Estrellita and daughters Carmela and Jennifer. “It is time to heal the past. And while justice seems elusive, life must go on,” [...]

Posted: July 1st, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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  5. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  6. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
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  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
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