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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 […]
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Gov’t lawyers tells Sandigan: Revilla should be in regular jail like Napoles, Gigi Reyes

MANILA (Mabuhay) – State prosecutors appealed to the Sandiganbayan to reverse its decision allowing Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. to remain in the police custodial center instead of a regular jail, citing the “successful” incarceration of two other high-profile detainees...
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Jinggoy Estrada seeks All Saints’ Day furlough

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Detained Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada has asked the Sandiganbayan to allow him to visit his deceased family relatives and friends on All Saints’ Day. In a motion filed before the anti-graft court, Estrada sought a five-hour pass […]
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Napoles children urge SC to stop graft trial

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the government to file its comment on the petition filed by the children of alleged pork barrel scam queen Janet Lim Napoles, which urges the high court to stop the Sandiganbayan […]
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Court gives Revilla access to Luy’s ‘pork’ files

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan First Division has given Sen. Ramon Bong Revilla Jr., an accused in the pork barrel scam case, limited access to the controversial files in whistleblower Benhur Luy’s hard drive. In a seven-page resolution, the anti-graft […]
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Bong Revilla’s birthday wish: Unity for the nation

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Ramon Bong Revilla on Thursday celebrated his 48th birthday by attending his bail hearing at the Sandiganbayan. His birthday wish? That President Benigno Aquino III finds it in himself to unite the country and set aside […]
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Corruption, corruption and more corruption

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has recently been in the “cutting edge” of controversy following the involvement of its personnel, including its head, General Alan Purisima, in illegal activities ranging from kidnappings, gun-for-hire, hold-ups and bribery. General Purisima,...
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PNP chief urged to take a leave

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Grace Poe on Wednesday recommended that Philippine National Police Chief Director General Alan Purisima take an administrative leave while investigations against him are ongoing. Addressing Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas during the...
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De Lima: Ong’s dismissal highlights ‘restrictions’ in judiciary members’ social life

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Following the dismissal of Sandiganbayan Justice Gregory Ong, members of the judiciary should be conscious of the “restrictions” in their social life, particularly in attending parties where the organizer is not their relatives, Justice Secretary Leila de...