Billionaires Villar, Pacquiao still richest senators in Philippines

MANILA, Oct 29 (Mabuhay) — Two senators in the Senate remained to be billionaires as of end-2019, the latest summary of Statement of Assets Liabilities and Net worth (SALN) posted on the Senate website showed. Senator Cynthia Villar is still the richest lawmaker in the...

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 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...

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...

It’s final: Bong Revilla to remain at PNP Custodial Center

MANILA, May 21 (Mabuhay)– Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr., detained in connection with the pork barrel scam, will be staying at the Philippine National Police Custodial Center in Camp Crame while his plunder and graft cases are pending with the Sandiganbayan. This was after...

More Bong Revilla properties garnished

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Four Cavite properties of detained Senator Ramon ”Bong” Revilla Jr. were garnished by the Sandiganbayan Sheriff in connection with his pork barrel scam cases. In a report by the court sheriff to the First Division, two properties in Tagaytay...

Lapid: Grace Poe has my support in 2016

MANILA, May 12 (Mabuhay) — Senator Lito Lapid on Tuesday vowed to support Senator Grace Poe should the latter decide to run either for president or vice president in 2016. “Syempre Fernando Poe ‘yan, ang laki ng utang na loob namin d’yan,” Lapid said in a rare interview at...

Govt lawyers oppose Bong Revilla’s request for furlough

MANILA (Mabuhay) – State lawyers handling the case of detained Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. on Thursday asked the Sandiganbayan to reject Revilla’ request to attend the high school graduation of his daughter, saying to do so is tantamount to special treatment. “If this...

Jolo’s condition improves, Bong cancels furlough request

MANILA, Mar 4 (Mabuhay) – Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. will not ask for another furlough after a latest CT scan showed improvement in the condition of his son, Cavite Vice Governor Jolo Revilla. Atty. Raymond Fortun, the Revilla family’s spokesman, said the result of the...

Lani feels ‘sweet happiness’ seeing Bong reunited with family

Cavite Rep. Lani Mercado Revilla has expressed elation that her husband, Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr., was able to spend five hours with their family Tuesday at the hospital where their son, Cavite Vice Governor Jolo Revilla, is confined for a gunshot wound. In a Facebook...