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Enrile, PHL’s oldest lawmaker, bids goodbye to half century of public service

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA  (PNA) – Senate minority leader Juan Ponce Enrile, the country’s oldest lawmaker, on Monday took the podium, not to debate, but to bid goodbye to the chamber which he served for 27 years, capping his […]
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NPC, Makabayan bloc express support for Duterte

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The incoming Duterte administration’s stock is rising among lawmakers in the Lower House as more come out to support the presumptive president in the 17th Congress. The latest is the country’s second largest political party, the Nationalist […]
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Napoles, Masbate Gov. Lanete granted bail

MANILA, Apr 13 (Mabuhay) – The Fourth Division of the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan has allowed businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles and Masbate Governor Rizalina Seachon-Lanete to post bail for their plunder case in connection with their alleged involvement in the pork barrel […]
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Don’t look at us, Palace tells Marcos on plunder raps

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Thursday belied Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr.’s claim that the Aquino administration is behind the plunder charges against him over his alleged involvement on the multi-billion pork barrel scam. In a statement, Communications Secretary...
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Aquino adviser Acosta convicted of graft for PDAF misuse

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Presidential adviser on environmental concerns and Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) general manager Nereus Acosta has been sentenced to a maximum of 10 years of imprisonment after being found guilty of one count of graft in connection […]
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Sandiganbayan defers pre-trial of Jinggoy’s graft case

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The trial of Sen. Jinggoy Estrada’s cases in connection with the pork barrel scam is not set to commence anytime soon. At the scheduled pre-trial of his graft case before the Sandiganbayan Fifth Division Monday morning, the […]
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Pre-trial of Bong Revilla’s plunder, graft deferred anew

MANILA, Mar 7 (Mabuhay) – For the fourth time, the Sandiganbayan First Division deferred the scheduled pre-trial of the plunder and graft cases against Sen. Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. in connection with his alleged involvement in the pork barrel scam. […]
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UNA exec claims Ombudsman pressed COA to release ‘incomplete’ audit report on Makati city hall anomaly

MANILA, Mar 5 (Mabuhay) – A leader of the opposition on Saturday claimed that Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales allegedly called up a Commission on Audit (COA) official to convince them to release and transmit to her office an “incomplete” special […]
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Sandiganbayan 3rd Division affirms ruling vs. Janet Napoles’ bail plea

MANILA, Mar 3 (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan Third Division has upheld its ruling denying Janet Lim-Napoles’ bail petition for her plunder case stemming from the alleged multi-billion-peso pork barrel scam. In a resolution dated March 2, the Third Division said […]
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VP Binay-Honasan tandem will bank on their track records

MANILA  (Mabuhay) − The tandem of Vice President Jejomar Binay and Senator Gringo Honasan will bank on their track records to convince the people to vote for them in the May 2016 elections. “Ako at si Vice President (Binay) may […]