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Sandiganbayan resets arraignment of Gatchalians, Pichay anew to Oct. 20

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Sandigabayan Fifth Division on Wednesday postponed the arraignment of Senator Sherwin Gatchalian, his brother, Valenzuela City Rep. Weslie Gatchalian and Surigao del Sur Rep. Prospero Pichay for the criminal charges they are facing in connection with...
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Hontiveros conducts ‘historic first hearing’ on SOGIE-specific anti-discrimination bill

PASAY CITY- Akbayan Senator Risa Hontiveros on Wednesday conducts the first-ever hearing on a proposed landmark measure that seeks to protect the rights of persons with different sexual orientation and gender identity or expression (SOGIE). Hontiveros, Chair of the Senate […]
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Lacson: Duterte should not urge public to arrest, kill suspected drug lords

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Incoming Senator Panfilo Lacson said Monday that the call for the public to arrest and kill suspected drug lords should not come from President-elect Rodrigo Duterte. Even as citizen’s arrest is allowed under the Revised Penal Code […]
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Cebu mayor faces raps for unlawful appointment: Ombudsman

MANILA, May 25 (Mabuhay) – A town mayor in Cebu is now facing criminal charges for alleged unlawful appointment of a person in public office, the Office of the Ombudsman said Wednesday. Based on the resolution, Consolacion town Mayor Teresa […]
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Go wanted 10 percent kickback from $81M laundered funds, Deguito tells solons

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Filipino-Chinese businessman William So Go reportedly wanted a 10-percent kickback from the $81 million laundered from the account of the Bangladesh Bank with the US Federal Reserve Bank in New York to maintain his silence about the […]
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Sandiganbayan issues hold departure order vs. Junjun Binay

MANILA, Mar 9 (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan Third Division on Wednesday issued a hold departure order (HDO) against dismissed Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay Jr. in connection with the cases against him over the alleged anomalous construction of the […]
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Anti-graft court convicts former Finance officials

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan’s Fifth Division has convicted three former officials of the Department of Finance (DOF) for graft and estafa for their involvement in the P5.3-billion tax credit scam in the 1990s. The anti-graft court promulgated a 60-page […]
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Sandiganbayan Third Division to handle graft raps vs. Junjun Binay

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan Third Division will be handling the graft case filed against dismissed Makati City Mayor Erwin “Junjun” Binay and other city officials in connection with the alleged overpriced constuction of the Makati City Hall Building II. […]
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Sandiganbayan upholds dismissal of case vs. Taguig Mayor Lani Cayetano

MANILA, Feb 12 (Mabuhay) — The Sandiganbayan has affirmed its ruling dismissing the case against Taguig Mayor Lani Cayetano in connection with the padlocking of the city’s session hall in 2010 allegedly to prevent the city council from holding its […]
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Impeachment move vs Binay possible if he becomes President: Trillanes

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A possible impeachment move could be immediately initiated against Vice President Jejomar Binay if he becomes president, Senator Antonio “Sonny” Trillanes IV said as the Senate blue ribbon subcommittee concluded on Tuesday its probe on corruption allegations...