PNP Hospital admits lack of equipment to conduct Jinggoy’s check-up

MANILA, Aug 3 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine National Police General Hospital (PNPGH) lacks the medical equipment to conduct some of the medical examinations Sen. Jinggoy Estrada wishes to undergo, the hospital told the Sandiganbayan court hearing the senator’s plea for...

Sandiganbayan OKs Bong Revilla’s motion for additional therapy sessions

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan First Division has granted the request of detained Sen. Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. to increase the duration of his remaining physical therapy sessions on Thursday. In a short hearing Thursday morning, Revilla’s lawyer Reody Anthony Balisi read...

Transfer of ex-lawmaker to Camp Bagong Diwa hangs

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippine National Police General Hospital is waiting for the medical results of former APEC Party-list Rep. Edgar Valdez before they make a recommendation on his transfer to the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology facility in Camp Dagong Diwa in...

Drilon, Belmonte don’t object to JPE house arrest

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Both leaders of the Senate and House of Representatives are posing no objection to the call that detained Senator Juan Ponce Enrile be placed under house arrest. Senate President Franklin Drilon did not express objection to the proposal, but noted that it is...

Palace: No objection to continued hospital arrest for Enrile

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang has no objection to the Sandiganbayan allowing Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile to remain under hospital arrest, at least for now. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte noted President Benigno Aquino III himself had already cited Enrile’s advanced age...

Sandiganbayan summons PGH head to shed light on Enrile’s health

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan Third Division has issued a subpoena ordering the head of the Philippine General Hospital to appear before the court to testify regarding detained Senator Juan Ponce Enrile’s health. In a subpoena issued Monday but made public on Tuesday, the...

JV Ejercito visits Enrile, skips dropping by Jinggoy’s detention room

MANILA, July 9 (Mabuhay) – Opposition Senator Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito on Wednesday visited Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile who’s detained at the Philippine National Police General Hospital but skipped dropping by his brother Senator Jinggoy Estrada’s detention room...

Arrest warrants out vs. Enrile, others accused of graft for ‘pork’ scam

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Sandiganbayan on Monday issued warrants of arrest versus Senator Juan Ponce Enrile and 25 others in connection with their multiple graft cases filed over Enrile’s alleged misuse of his pork barrel. The arrest warrants for graft came two days...

Court OKs hospital check-up for Napoles

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Makati City Regional Trial Court Branch 150 has approved the motion of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles to undergo medical check-up. Makati RTC Branch 150 Judge Elmo Alameda, however, said Napoles can only seek medical attention at the...