Business as usual for Grace Poe on Tuesday

MANILA (Mabuhay) – It’s business as usual for Senator Grace Poe, who is set to visit the province of Laguna on Tuesday, the same day the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) is scheduled to decide on the disqualification case filed against her over her citizenship. Poe and her running...

Complaint filed vs. MMDA chair Tolentino over Playgirls performance

MANILA, Oct 7 (Mabuhay) — At least 12 labor groups on Wednesday filed before the Office of the Ombudsman a joint criminal complaint against Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman Francis Tolentino over the controversial dance performance of a girl group...

Napoles to name 3 more senators in scam

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The camp of Janet Lim Napoles on Monday said it will add the names of 3 more senators allegedly linked to the multi-billion peso pork barrel scam. Lawyer Bruce Rivera said Napoles discovered the names of the 3 senators after checking her transaction records...

Cayetano to Napoles: Your money can get you a lawyer

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Senator Alan Peter Cayetano is not buying Janet Napoles’ claims she has no lawyer for the Senate hearings. “Lokohan. Delaying tactics ang latest request ni Ms. Napoles. She has all the resources. She knows the truth. She has a legal team who had been...

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),...

Kapunan withdraws as Napoles’ lawyer in serious illegal detention case

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Lawyer Lorna Kapunan on Wednesday withdrew as lead defense counsel in the serious illegal detention case filed against businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles, citing “differences in opinion.” Secretary of Justice Leila de Lima confirmed Kapunan’s withdrawal but...

We have to keep Napoles alive to face the law – Roxas

MANILA (Mabuhay) — While snide remarks have circulated regarding the so-called “special treatment” given to Janet Lim-Napoles while being detained, Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas III Monday shrugged them off, saying it was better to have her alive than dead. Napoles,...