Sandiganbayan raffles off cases of Cedric Lee, Ronnie Ricketts, others

MANILA, June 26 (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan has raffled off the fresh batch of cases lodge before against public officials and personalities including the cases of controversial businessman Cedric Lee and action star Ronnie Ricketts. Set to handle the two counts of graft filed...

Customs officer dismissed over unexplained wealth

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A Bureau of Customs (BOC) intelligence officer has been dismissed from her duties by the Office of the Ombudsman over unexplained wealth. The BOC said Marissa Rae Rollo Galang, Intelligence Officer II and acting chief of the BOC-Customs Intelligence and...

Palace exec takes ‘MRT challenge’ during rush hour, rides LRT too

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III’s deputy spokesperson, Undersecretary Abigail Valte, took the challenge for public officials to ride the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) during rush hour on Monday morning. Valte, who wore casual clothes and sunglasses, took the challenge...

Pia Cayetano: It‘s about time we question automatic debt appropriation issue in budget

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The automatic appropriation for debt in the national budget is another issue that may be raised before the Supreme Court, according to administration Senator Pia Cayetano. Cayetano said the Supreme Court‘s decision declaring controversial Disbursement...

Journalists linked to pork scam

Justice chief says members of media could face raps MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Journalists who allegedly received money from the state-owned National Agribusiness Corp. (NABCOR) as “advertising expenses” may face charges if proven that they actually received “payoffs” involving...