Sandiganbayan admits major evidence vs. Revilla in ‘pork’ case

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The First Division of the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan on Thursday admitted almost all of the evidence presented by the prosecution panel against Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. for plunder charges in connection with his alleged involvement in the...

Lani wants air cooler inside Bong’s detention cell

MANILA (Mabuhay) − Cavite Representative Lani Mercado-Revilla has expressed concern over the health of her husband, Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr., who is detained at the Philippine National Police (PNP) Custodial Center in Camp Crame. On Friday afternoon, Revilla complained of...

Two former gov’t officials files bail at the Sandiganbayan

MANILA, June 23 (Mabuhay) −  Two former government officials who are co-respondents of Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr., on Monday posted bail at the Sandiganbayan. Former Technology Resource Center (TRC) official Rosalinda Lacsamana posted Php120,000 bail before the First...

Comelec disqualifies Laguna Gov. Ejercito for campaign overspending

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Commission on Elections en banc, in a unanimous decision, ordered on Wednesday the disqualification of incumbent Laguna Governor Emilio Ramon “ER” Ejercito for overspending during the May 2013 elections. In a press conference, Comelec chairman Sixto...

Gloria Arroyo files motion for reconsideration of bail, promises not to flee PHL

MANILA (Mabuhay) − Former President and incumbent Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on Thursday filed before the Sandiganbayan’s First Division a motion for reconsideration of bail. Arroyo, who has been denied bail several times by the anti-graft court due to strong evidence...

GMA co-accused in plunder case enters ‘not guilty’ plea

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A former Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) board member and co-accused of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in a P366-million plunder case entered Thursday a not guilty plea before the Sandiganbayan. Jose Taruc V, in handcuffs, arrived at the...