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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...
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De Lima says they’re reviewing 3rd batch of PDAF cases

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima on Wednesday said that they are reviewing the third batch of Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) cases since there is an issue about alleged forged documents or forged signatures of lawmakers. […]
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Expand DAP probe; Include other lawmakers and officials

The current probe being conducted by the Senate on alleged corruption among elected public officials should be expanded to dispel public perception that the Aquino government is only after its perceived political enemies. So far only Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, […]
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Luy wants to limit defense’s access to his hard drive, cites ‘sensitive, personal’ info

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Benhur Luy, principal whistleblower in the alleged multi-billion peso pork barrel fund scam, and standing as witness in the bail hearings of Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr’s plunder case, has sought the Sandiganbayan’s assistance to block the […]
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In search of a good leader

The presidential election is still two years away, but the people are already excited about electing someone who can pluck the country from its present economic stagnation and institute meaningful reforms in government. Sad to say, however, the Filipino people […]
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Pro-Aquino reformists also reject pork barrel

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – They may be more similar than you think. Leah Navarro, a co-convenor of the Koalisyon ng Mamamayan Para sa Reporma (Kompre), said majority of the group are supportive of the abolition of the priority development assistance funds […]
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3 Aquino impeach raps sufficient in form, according to House body

MANILA, Aug 26 (Mabuhay) – The House of Representatives justice committee has found sufficient in form the last two impeachment complaints against President Benigno Aquino III. During Tuesday’s committee hearing, chairman Iloilo Representative Niel Tupas Jr. noted that 42...
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Aquino gets negative rating from anti-pork protesters

MANILA, Aug 25 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III got a negative rating from hundreds of anti-pork protesters after a Catholic prelate conducted an impromptu survey before the crowd at Rizal Park on Monday. With a paper and pen, Archbishop […]
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Briones: Congress can’t touch JDF

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Why focus on the Supreme Court’s Judiciary Development Fund? Former National Treasurer Leonor Briones raised this question Thursday, saying that lawmakers should scrutinize the management of the revenues of all agencies with fiscal autonomy. The JDF is […]
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Napoles denies linking Manila Rep. Bagatsing to alleged ‘pork’ scam

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Controversial businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles on Tuesday denied implicating Manila Rep. Amado Bagatsing to the alleged P10-billion pork barrel scam. “Allow me to clarify at the outset that I never stated that Rep. Bagatsing received or authorized anyone...