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Napoles’ bail hearing to be held at Women’s Correctional

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan Third Division will conduct the bail hearing of Janet Lim-Napoles, the alleged brains behind the pork barrel scam, at the Correctional Institute for Women (CIW) in Mandaluyong City on Friday. In a press conference Thursday, […]
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Napoles asks to stay in Taguig jail despite commitment order to Women’s Correctional

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Janet Lim Napoles on Wednesday asked the Sandiganbayan Third Division to let her remain in her current place of detention at Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City. In a verbal motion given in open court, Napoles’ lawyer, […]
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Abby Binay PDAF ‘anomalies’ are next – Trillanes

MANILA, Apr 15 (Mabuhay) – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV trained his guns on Wednesday at the daughter of Vice President Jejomar “Jojo” Binay after the lawmaker challenged him to show proof that her family paid members of the Court of […]
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Palace: Napoles guilty verdict boosts Luy’s credibility

MANILA, Apr 15 (Mabuhay) — The Palace believes that the guilty verdict handed down against Janet Lim Napoles in her illegal detention trial boosts the credibility of Benhur Luy and other witnesses in the pork barrel cases. Secretary Herminio Coloma […]
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Sandiganbayan: Bong will remain in detention

MANILA, Apr 9 (Mabuhay) – Detained Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla will remain in detention. The Sandiganbayan First Division has denied, with finality, Revilla’s plea to post bail in connection with the plunder case the Office of the Ombudsman filed against […]
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DOJ OKs tax raps vs Janet Napoles, husband

MANILA, Mar 30 (Mabuhay) – The Department of Justice (DOJ) has recommended the filing of P61-million tax evasion charges against alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles and her husband Jaime. According to National Prosecution Service chief Prosecutor General Claro...
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Masbate governor in plunder case surrenders

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Former Masbate Representative and now Governor Rizalina Seachon-Lañete, who is facing charges in connection with the pork barrel scam, surrendered to the police on Wednesday evening. Lañete surrendered to Philippine National Police – Criminal Investigation and...
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Revilla lawyer formally withdraws from ‘pork’ cases

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Detained Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla and his lawyer Joel Bodegon have formally cut ties, according to a manifestation sent to the Sandiganbayan First Division Wednesday, but made public Thursday. In a two-page document, Bodegon, who said last […]
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Rep. Binay dares Mercado to do a ‘Ruby Tuason’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Controversial Senate witness, former Makati City Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado, should do a Ruby Tuason and return to the National Treasury whatever kickbacks he unlawfully amassed from government projects, House Deputy Majority Leader and Makati City Rep. […]
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Jinggoy Estrada: What kickback conduit?

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Detained Senator Jinggoy Estrada denied on Monday transacting with alleged conduits to rake in kickbacks from the alleged misuse of his pork barrel funds as he lamented the “trial by publicity” against him. Estrada told reporters after […]