DOJ’s ‘selective prosecution’ raised at oral argument on Corona’s tax case

MANILA, Oct. 20 (Mabuhay) – “IS there selective prosecution [at the Department of Justice],” a Justice of the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) asked. The CTA en banc  (full court) conducted an oral argument on the petition filed by former Chief Justice Renato Corona insisting that he...

Trillanes to Binay: Back out of 2016 polls as well

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– If you’re backing out of a debate, then back out of the presidential race too. This is the challenge of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV to Vice President Jejomar Binay after the latter backed out of their debate that was supposed to take place later this...

Jinggoy Estrada seeks All Saints’ Day furlough

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Detained Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada has asked the Sandiganbayan to allow him to visit his deceased family relatives and friends on All Saints’ Day. In a motion filed before the anti-graft court, Estrada sought a five-hour pass on November 1 for him to...

CJ Sereno not hospitalized, has no heart problems

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Contrary to a newspaper report, Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno was not hospitalized nor does she have any heart problems. On Tuesday, Sereno’s chief of staff Ma. Lourdes Oliveros denied a Manila Times report claiming the chief justice had...

Activists hit Palparan transfer to AFP custody

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Militant groups on Monday condemned a Bulacan court’s decision to allow the transfer of retired Army Major General Jovito Palparan Jr. to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Custodial Center in Fort Bonifacio. “The move smacks of special treatment for a...

Ex-General Palparan wants to be detained in Army jail

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Retired Army Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr. wants to be detained in a facility secured by his former comrades-in-arms. Palparan, who’s detained at the Bulacan Provincial Jail on serious illegal detention raps, on Monday sought a transfer to the Philippine Army...

Vina Morales: No need for revenge

A cryptic message posted Sunday by Vina Morales on her Instagram page has stirred speculation about her ties with former partner Cedric Lee, who has been accused of leading an attack on actor-host Vhong Navarro. “No need for revenge. Just sit back & wait. Those who hurt you...

Bong supports Vhong

Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla, Jr. expressed sympathy for TV host and actor Vhong Navarro, who was allegedly attacked inside a condominium unit in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig last week. Revilla hopes that a similar incident won’t happen again to those in the entertainment industry. He...

Taguig asks CA to reconsider ruling giving Fort Boni to Makati

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The city government of Taguig has filed a motion for reconsideration with the Court of Appeals in connection with its territorial dispute with Makati City over portions of Fort Bonifacio, including the posh Bonifacio Global City. In a statement on the city’s...

Makati starts takeover of Fort Bonifacio

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Not wasting time following the favorable Court of Appeals ruling, Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay Jr. on Tuesday kicked off what he said was the “transition period” for taking over Fort Bonifacio, a former military base turned economic center, from the...
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