Ex-Agri chief Yap, 2 ex-solons face malversation raps over ‘pork’ scam

MANILA. June 23 (Mabuhay) — The Ombudsman has filed malversation charges against Bohol Rep. Arthur Yap and two former lawmakers in connection with their alleged misuse of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) from 2007 to 2009. A statement from the Ombudsman said...

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...

Enrile files supplemental motion at Sandiganbayan to oppose warrant of arrest

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Juan Ponce Enrile filed Monday a supplemental motion to oppose the issuance of a warrant against him over his alleged involvement in the pork barrel scam. In his 30-page motion, Enrile said he was not “informed of the nature and cause of accusation...

Tulfo files libel suit vs PDI

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Broadcaster Erwin Tulfo filed Monday a P12 million libel suit against the Philippine Daily Inquirer for publishing a story linking him to alleged media payoffs in 2009. In his complaint affidavit, Tulfo filed a case against PDI editor-in-chief Letty...