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Enrile ready to go home, to report to work tomorrow, lawyer says

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senator Juan Ponce Enrile is in high spirits on the day of his expected release from hospital detention, his lawyer said Wednesday. In an interview, Atty. Eleazar Reyes said Enrile, 91, has prepared his belongings at the […]
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SC grants Enrile plea on bill of particulars over pork cases

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Supreme Court has granted a petition filed by Senator Juan Ponce Enrile to get a bill of particulars from the Sandiganbayan to enable him to properly plead and prepare for his graft and plunder trial. In […]
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Mar ‘highly qualified’, Jinggoy says

MANILA (Mabuhay) — After attending his bail hearing at the Sandiganbayan 5th Division for his plunder case, Sen. Jinggoy Estrada told reporters that Interior Secretary Mar Roxas is highly qualified to run for president. The detained senator, however, said that […]
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Estrada: Pork scam witness Tuason has 89 bank accounts

MANILA (Mabuhay) —  Detained senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada on Monday bared that pork barrel scam witness Ruby Tuason has 89 bank accounts under her name. Interviewed after his bail hearing from plunder over the scam, Estrada showed to reporters a […]
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Not all tagged in pork scam will face raps — Baligod

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Lawyer Levito Baligod believes the Aquino administration will not file cases against all those who are accused of participating in the multibillion-peso pork barrel scam. Baligod, the first lawyer of pork barrel scam whistleblowers including Benhur Luy,...
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Jeane Napoles refuses to enter plea for tax evasion case

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Jeane Catherine Napoles on Wednesday refused to enter plea for her P17.46-million non-payment of income tax case with the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA). “As advised by my legal counsel, I refuse to enter any plea,” Napoles […]
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Whistleblower didn’t see Valdez get kickbacks

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– Pork barrel scam whistleblower Marina Sula admitted Tuesday she did not see former APEC party-list Rep. Edgar Valdez receive kickbacks from his Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) allocations. During the continuation of her cross-examination at the...
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Cedric Lee reiterates plea to defer issuance of arrest warrant

MANILA, July 3 (Mabuhay) – Businessman Cedric Lee on Friday appeared before the Sandiganbayan Third Division to ask the anti-graft court to defer the issuance of an arrest warrant against him for his graft and malversation cases. In a short […]
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Benhur Luy admits transacting with Jinggoy’s aide behind Napoles’ back

MANILA, July 3 (Mabuhay) – Whistleblower Benhur Luy on Friday admitted that there was a time he had his own transactions regarding the pork barrel scam without the knowledge of Janet Lim Napoles, his former boss who had been tagged […]
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Lawyers shout it out during Ruby Tuason testimony

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A shouting match among marred the bail hearing of Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada on Monday as lawyers argued about the involvement of state witness Ruby Tuason in the Malampaya fund scam. During cross examination, Estrada lawyer Sabino […]