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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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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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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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COA: No special qualification for pork barrel auditors

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Assistant Commissioner Susan Garcia on Tuesday admitted that availability was the only requirement she looked at when she picked the Special Audit team that found irregularities in the use of lawmakers’ Priority Development Assistance Fund. During...
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Jinggoy raps De Lima silence over ’2nd batch’ of suspects in pork barrel scam

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Detained Senator Jinggoy Estrada on Tuesday said Justice Leila de Lima’s silence on the “second batch” of suspects she had earlier promised to charge over the pork barrel scam could indicate that only he and Senators Ramon […]
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Gigi Reyes asks to use laptop with Wi-Fi in detention cell

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Pork barrel scam suspect Gigi Reyes, the former chief of staff of Senator Juan Ponce Enrile, wants a laptop, Wi-Fi connection and printer in her detention cell at Camp Bagong Diwa, her lawyer said Friday. Lawyer Anacleto […]
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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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GMA anchor Melo del Prado files libel raps vs. PDI staff, ex-NABCOR officials for alleged ‘pork’ payoff

MANILA (Mabuhay) — GMA Network radio anchorman Carmelo Magdurulang del Prado (a.k.a. Melo del Prado) on Tuesday filed a libel complaint against staff members of the Philippine Daily Inquirer for its issues last March claiming he received so-called payoffs in […]