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Pork scam hearings will go on forever – bishop

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz does not see an end to the pork scam soon. In an interview with Radio Veritas, Cruz said: “That’s why you see, there is one accused who may even run for vice president. So it does not matter, it can be...
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De Lima hopes Napoles will tell all

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Justice Secretary Leila de Lima confirmed Thursday that she is still hoping that alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles would reveal everything she knows in the controversy. Speaking before the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee, De Lima said she...
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Cunanan should undergo lifestyle check – Poe

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Grace Poe is urging the Department of Justice to conduct a lifestyle and background check on government officials applying for the witness protection program to uphold the credibility of the institution. This, as Poe expressed reservations on accepting...
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De Lima to VP Binay: Don’t scoff at us, encourage us

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Don’t discredit witnesses, support the government in pursuing pork barrel-related cases. This was the message on Monday by Justice Secretary Leila de Lima to Vice President Jejomar Binay after the latter described as a ‘dud’ the former’s statement that the...
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Ombudsman junks Revilla plea to stop pork scam probe

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales on Thursday denied Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jnr’s motion to suspend proceedings in the preliminary investigation being conducted on the P10 billion pork barrel scam. In a 13-page Joint Order dated January 28, 2014 the special...
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Napoles also got P407-M DOTC funds: lawyer

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Aside from dipping into lawmakers’ pork barrel funds, alleged pork scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles also got her hands on funds given to government agencies including a P407 million allocation for computers under the Department of Transportation and...
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Enrile: You can’t force me to resign

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile will not be resigning anytime soon after allegedly funneling his pork barrel funds to fake non-government organizations linked to Janet Lim Napoles. Enrile said he will not follow the example of Customs Commissioner...
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De Lima says Region 2 solon linked to fake SAROs, 3 other regions probed

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Tuesday said the National Bureau of Invetigation is already investigating the possible involvement of a lawmaker from the Cagayan Valley Region in the Department of Budget and Management’s supposed release of “fake” Special...
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DOJ, NBI discover new Napoles ‘scam’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Justice and National Bureau of Investigation have come across another “scam” allegedly perpetrated by businesswoman and alleged pork scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said the scam allegedly involves special...
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Napoles testimony could end all PDAF – Kapunan

MANILA (Mabuhay) – If she reveals all, the testimony of businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles could transform her from the “poster girl” of pork barrel corruption to someone who will have a unique place in history in the abolition of the priority development assistance funds (PDAF),...
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