Gloria Arroyo allowed to undergo medical tests

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan First Division on Thursday granted the motion of former President and incumbent Pampanga Second District Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to undergo medical tests at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City on Oct. 21 to 22. The anti-graft court...

Enrile ready to go home, to report to work tomorrow, lawyer says

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senator Juan Ponce Enrile is in high spirits on the day of his expected release from hospital detention, his lawyer said Wednesday. In an interview, Atty. Eleazar Reyes said Enrile, 91, has prepared his belongings at the Philippine National Police (PNP)...

Pork scam witness exposes ‘Janet Lim-Napoles Jr.’

MANILA, Nov 17 (Mabuhay) — A whistleblower in the pork barrel scam revealed on Monday that accused mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles had a deputy who was her namesake. During the bail hearing of Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada for plunder at the Sandiganbayan, Napoles’ bookkeeper...

Bong Revilla seeks overnight checkup at St. Luke’s

MANILA, Nov 11 (Mabuhay) -— Detained pork barrel scam accused Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. has asked Sandiganbayan to allow him an overnight checkup at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Taguig supposedly for his cough, colds and recurrent migraines. In a manifestation filed before...

Ex-president Arroyo not voting

MANILA, May 9 (Mabuhay) — Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will not be voting for her chosen senators and local officials, much less for herself, on May 13. Arroyo, who is seeking a second term as representative of Pampanga’s second congressional district, did...