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Pork scam witness exposes ‘Janet Lim-Napoles Jr.’

MANILA, Nov 17 (Mabuhay) — A whistleblower in the pork barrel scam revealed on Monday that accused mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles had a deputy who was her namesake. During the bail hearing of Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada for plunder at the […]
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Sandiganbayan admits major evidence vs. Revilla in ‘pork’ case

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The First Division of the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan on Thursday admitted almost all of the evidence presented by the prosecution panel against Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. for plunder charges in connection with his alleged involvement in […]
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Bong Revilla asks to be allowed to undergo checkup

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Detained Senator Ramon “Bong” Revila on Thursday asked the Sandiganbayan to allow him to undergo a medical checkup for numerous ailments. In a three page motion, Revilla asked the court to allow him to be checked at […]
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Blue Ribbon also planning to start probe on Malampaya fund scam

MANILA, (Mabuhay) – The Senate Blue Ribbon Committee is also planning to start this month the probe on the Malampaya fund scam. Senator Teofisto Guingona III, the head of the committee, said several officials of the Commission on Audit are […]
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House bill gives taxpayers option to allocate 5% of their income tax to charities, NGOs

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A bill giving taxpayers the option to allocate a portion of their income tax to charitable institutions and non-government organizations (NGOs) has been referred for committee deliberation in the House of Representatives. House Bill 5113 authored by […]
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Aquino dares Bello: Try running in 2016

Akbayan Rep has ‘too many complaints’ MANILA, Nov 3 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday blasted Akbayan Rep. Walden Bello, for having too many criticisms and even thinking like a “traditional politician.” In an interview with reporters in […]
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Sandiganbayan allows opening of Benhur Luy’s bank accounts

MANILA, Oct 29 (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan Fifth Division has allowed with finality the opening of the bank accounts of pork barrel scam primary whistleblower Benhur Luy and the other witnesses in the supposed multi-billion anomaly. In a resolution issued […]
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Bong Revilla used ‘dummy’ corporation, says AMLC

MANILA (Mabuhay) — A lawyer of the Anti-Money Laundering Council on Thursday said Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. used the bank account of a “dummy” corporation to receive alleged kickbacks from Janet Napoles. During his cross-examination for Revilla’s bail petition,...
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Revilla confirms closing bank accounts amid pork scandal, denies stealing money

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. on Thursday confirmed that he had closed several banks accounts at the time when the pork barrel fund scam was exposed by the media. “I’m not denying that. That is true,” Revilla […]
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Sereno: Sacked Sandiganbayan justice appealed his dismissal

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Thursday confirmed that sacked Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Gregory Ong has appealed his dismissal over his supposed links with alleged pork barrel fund scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles. At a forum organized by […]