Sandiganbayan allows Bong Revilla to leave detention for 5 days

MANILA, Oct 6 (Mabuhay) — The Sandiganbayan anti-graft court on Tuesday granted the motion of Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. to leave his detention for five days to undergo dental procedures. In a short hearing on Revilla’s motion Tuesday morning, Sandiganbayan First...

Bong Revilla’s plunder case pretrial reset to next year

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The pretrial of Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla’s plunder case in connection with the pork barrel scam was reset to February 4, 2016. At the scheduled pretrial of the case before the Sandiganbayan First Division on Wednesday, the prosecution and the defense...

Enrile has dengue, daughter says

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile was rushed to the hospital early Wednesday morning due to dengue. Katrina Ponce Enrile, who is now in the United States, said her father was brought to the Makati Medical Center past midnight. “He has...

President Aquino orders Roxas to ensure orderly, peaceful INC protest

MANILA, Aug 29 (Mabuhay) — President Aquino instructed Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II to work with the police and local government units affected by the ongoing mass action of members of Iglesia Ni Cristo to ensure public safety and order. Roxas met...

Out-on-bail Enrile visits still-detained Jinggoy, Bong Revilla

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senator Juan Ponce Enrile on Friday dropped by the PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame to visit Senators Jinggoy Estrada and Ramon Revilla Jr., who continue to be detained on plunder and graft charges related to the P10-billion pork barrel fund scam....

PNoy: Mar provided ‘exemplary leadership’ to DILG

MANILA (Mabuhay) — A week after endorsing Interior Secretary Mar Roxas as his presidential bet for 2016, President Beningo Aquino III on Friday continued heaping praises on the Cabinet official, this time for his role in reforming the police force. In a speech during the...

Probe on ‘White House’ controversy will continue – PNP chief Marquez

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ricardo Marquez on Tuesday assured the public that investigation on the alleged anomalies surrounding the so-called “White House” in Camp Crame will continue even if it has now become his official...

New PNP chief targets dirty cops, filthy toilets

MANILA (Mabuhay) – It is a bottom-to-top cleanup in the Philippine National Police. Before getting rid of dirty cops and scalawags, new Philippine National Police chief Director General Ricardo Marquez wants to clean up all filthy toilets in Camp Crame. On his first flag-raising...

Sandiganbayan grants Bong Revilla’s request to visit Ramon Sr. at hospital

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan First Division has allowed Sen. Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. to leave his detention facility for five hours to visit his ailing father, actor and former Senator Ramon Revilla Sr., who remains confined in the hospital. “The court resolves to grant...

Sandiganbayan OKs Bong Revilla’s motion for additional therapy sessions

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan First Division has granted the request of detained Sen. Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. to increase the duration of his remaining physical therapy sessions on Thursday. In a short hearing Thursday morning, Revilla’s lawyer Reody Anthony Balisi read...