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Bong Revilla to appeal junking of bail petition — lawyer

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The camp of detained Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. will appeal the decision of the Sandiganbayan denying his request to post bail. Lawyer Raymond Fortun, Revilla’s counsel, said they have yet to receive a copy of the […]
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Ruby Tuason has P200-M ‘Malampaya Mansion’ – Jinggoy

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Detained Senator Jinggoy Estrada on Monday bared that pork barrel scam suspect turned whistleblower Ruby Tuason was one of those who profited greatly in the alleged anomalies regarding the use of royalties from the Malampaya gas project […]
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Whistleblower admits receiving Innova from Napoles

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A whistleblower in the pork barrel scam told the Sandiganbayan on Friday that accused mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles gave her an Innova that was allegedly purchased using proceeds from the scam. During Napoles’ bail hearing from plunder, Marina […]
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Loi Estrada is ‘Inay’ in pork scam – Luy

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Who are “Inay” and “Kris Yen” in the pork barrel scam? Principal whistleblower Benhur Luy told the Sandiganbayan on Monday that the mother of Senator Jinggoy Estrada, former Senator Loi Estrada, was also a client of accused […]
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Jinggoy is also ‘Cong. Biazon’, Luy tells Sandiganbayan

MANILA, Nov 24 (Mabuhay) – Principal whistleblower Benhur Luy told the Sandiganbayan on Monday that they also used the codename “Cong. Biazon” for Senator Jinggoy Estrada in connection with the alleged misuse of the senator’s pork barrel funds. Testifying at […]
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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 […]