Gloria Arroyo allowed to undergo medical tests

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan First Division on Thursday granted the motion of former President and incumbent Pampanga Second District Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to undergo medical tests at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City on Oct. 21 to 22. The anti-graft court...

Sandiganbayan allows Bong Revilla to leave detention for 5 days

MANILA, Oct 6 (Mabuhay) — The Sandiganbayan anti-graft court on Tuesday granted the motion of Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. to leave his detention for five days to undergo dental procedures. In a short hearing on Revilla’s motion Tuesday morning, Sandiganbayan First...

Bong Revilla’s plunder case pretrial reset to next year

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The pretrial of Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla’s plunder case in connection with the pork barrel scam was reset to February 4, 2016. At the scheduled pretrial of the case before the Sandiganbayan First Division on Wednesday, the prosecution and the defense...

Bong Revilla says ‘pork’ case hinders presidential ambition

MANILA, Sept 30 (Mabuhay) – Embattled Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. on Wednesday admitted that he wanted to run for president in 2016 elections, but the plan has been setback by the plunder case that he is facing in connection to the pork barrel scam. “Aaminin natin na...

Palace condoles with Arroyo over brother’s death

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang extended its condolences to former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo over the death of her elder brother, Arturo dela Rosa Macapagal. In a statement, Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. noted Arturo’s achievements...

Arroyo allowed to visit cancer-stricken brother

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan First Division has allowed former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to visit her ailing half-brother. The anti-graft court allowed Arroyo to visit cancer-stricken Arturo dela Rosa Macapagal at the Makati Medical...

Sandiganbayan grants Bong Revilla’s request to visit Ramon Sr. at hospital

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan First Division has allowed Sen. Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. to leave his detention facility for five hours to visit his ailing father, actor and former Senator Ramon Revilla Sr., who remains confined in the hospital. “The court resolves to grant...

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...

Bong Revilla’s plunder case trial not to commence anytime soon

MANILA, May 21 (Mabuhay)– Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. would have to endure more months or even years in detention as the start of the trial proper of his plunder case in connection with the pork barrel scam was reset to not earlier than September this year. At the...

Sandiganbayan: Bong will remain in detention

MANILA, Apr 9 (Mabuhay) – Detained Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla will remain in detention. The Sandiganbayan First Division has denied, with finality, Revilla’s plea to post bail in connection with the plunder case the Office of the Ombudsman filed against him stemming from his...