Out-on-bail Enrile visits still-detained Jinggoy, Bong Revilla

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senator Juan Ponce Enrile on Friday dropped by the PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame to visit Senators Jinggoy Estrada and Ramon Revilla Jr., who continue to be detained on plunder and graft charges related to the P10-billion pork barrel fund scam....

Not all tagged in pork scam will face raps — Baligod

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Lawyer Levito Baligod believes the Aquino administration will not file cases against all those who are accused of participating in the multibillion-peso pork barrel scam. Baligod, the first lawyer of pork barrel scam whistleblowers including Benhur Luy,...

Sandiganbayan junks Gigi Reyes plea for laptop, Internet

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan Third Division has denied the request of lawyer Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes, who is facing plunder and graft charges in connection with the alleged P10-billion pork barrel scam, to have access to her personal laptop computer and have Internet...

VP Binay, son no-show at Senate hearing

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay on Thursday excused himself from attending the Senate blue ribbon subcommittee hearing on the alleged overpriced construction of Makati City Hall Building II. Senator Aquilino Pimentel III, chairman of the subcommittee, said they...

PNP chief urged to take a leave

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Grace Poe on Wednesday recommended that Philippine National Police Chief Director General Alan Purisima take an administrative leave while investigations against him are ongoing. Addressing Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas during the...

Sandiganbayan affirms suspension orders vs. Revilla, Cambe

MANILA, Sept 25 (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan First Division has upheld its decision to suspend Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. and his former staff Richard Cambe for 90 days over the plunder and graft charges they are facing in connection with the alleged P10-billion pork barrel...

Jinggoy bail hearing canceled as Luy’s blood pressure shoots up

MANILA, Sept 23 (Mabuhay) – The bail hearing of Sen. Jinggoy Estrada over plunder and graft charges in connection with the alleged pork barrel scam was canceled Tuesday after whistleblower Benhur Luy complained of nausea and dizziness. Justice Roland Jurado of the Sandiganbayan...

Trillanes wants ex-Makati vice mayor under WPP

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV wants former Makati Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado to be placed under the Witness Protection Program (WPP) of the Department of Justice (DOJ) because of his knowledge on the construction of the allegedly overpriced Makati City Hall...

Sotto, Honasan call for continued detention of Enrile, Jinggoy, Revilla in Crame

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Amid the move of government prosecutors for the detained senators to be transferred to a regular jail, two senators filed on Monday a resolution for Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Jinggoy Estrada and Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. to remain detained at the Camp Crame...

Senate yet to implement suspension orders vs. Enrile, Jinggoy

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Senate has yet to implement the suspension orders of the Sandiganbayan against Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile and Senator Jinggoy Estrada, who are both facing plunder and graft charges in connection with the alleged P10-billion pork barrel scam....
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