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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...
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Sandiganbayan affirms suspension orders vs. Revilla, Cambe

MANILA, Sept 25 (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan First Division has upheld its decision to suspend Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. and his former staff Richard Cambe for 90 days over the plunder and graft charges they are facing in connection […]
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CA confirms appointments of Gutierrez, Mejia as JBC members

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Commission on Appointments approved on Wednesday the nominations of retired Supreme Court Associate Justice Angelina Sandoval-Gutierrez and Jose Mejia as members of the Judicial and Bar Council. Senator Aquilino Pimentel III, chairman of the CA committee...
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Jinggoy bail hearing canceled as Luy’s blood pressure shoots up

MANILA, Sept 23 (Mabuhay) – The bail hearing of Sen. Jinggoy Estrada over plunder and graft charges in connection with the alleged pork barrel scam was canceled Tuesday after whistleblower Benhur Luy complained of nausea and dizziness. Justice Roland Jurado […]
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Aquino to critics: File charges against my corrupt allies

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, Sept 23 (Mabuhay) – President Aquino encouraged the filing of charges against his allies and “people around” him if they believe they have been dishonest while serving in government. This was the President’s answer to a question posed […]
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SC defers vote on Sandigan justice’s admin case over ‘Napoles ties’

MANILA (Mabuhay) -The Supreme Court has deferred ruling on the administrative case filed against Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Gregory Ong over his supposed ties with alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles. In a media briefing Tuesday, SC Public Information...