SC allows Napoles to attend ‘pork’ hearings at Sandigan

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles may be brought out of jail to attend hearings at the Sandiganbayan on the P10-billion pork barrel fund case. In a special en banc session Friday, the Supreme Court court granted the request of Sandiganbayan Presiding...

Bangsamoro block grant not ‘pork,’ BBL panel chair clarifies

MANILA, Mar 4 (Mabuhay) – What pork barrel? The chairman of the House ad hoc committee tackling the Bangsamoro Basic Law has disputed allegations that the block grant to be given annually to the Bangsamoro region is a form of pork barrel, and vowed to put safeguards in the bill...

No cash offer yet from Napoles, De Lima says

MANILA, June 4 (Mabuhay) – Alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles has yet to express any intention to return money she supposedly got from the massive fraud, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said Wednesday. In an interview, De Lima said she has not discussed with...