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‘Conviction is enough’ : Solons defend former first lady Imelda Marcos

Posted on Thursday, 15 November 2018 12:08 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Minority Leader Danilo Suarez shares the same sentiment with known human rights lawyer Atty. Rene Saguisag in his recent statement in connection with the conviction of Ilocos Norte...

Binays posts bail for ‘overpriced’ building case

Posted on Monday, 2 April 2018 09:32 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Former Vice President Jejomar Binay and his son Junjun posted bail at the Sandiganbayan in connection with the alleged overpriced Makati Science High School building case. Each of...

Sandiganbayan orders arrest of Davao del Norte Rep. Antonio Floirendo for graft

Posted on Thursday, 22 February 2018 03:13 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Sandiganbayan 6th Division has issued an arrest warrant against Davao del Norte Rep. Antonio “Tony Boy” Floirendo in connection with a graft case filed against him....

Former Iloilo lawmaker to face charges over P14.7M PDAF scam

Posted on Friday, 26 January 2018 09:06 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Former Iloilo Representative Rolex Suplico will be facing charges before the Sandiganbayan for the anomalous use of his 2007 Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF). In a resolution,...

Probe will proceed despite Bautista’s resignation – Sen. Escudero

Posted on Wednesday, 25 October 2017 06:30 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Senate Committee on Banks and Financial Institutions and Currencies will continue its investigation into an alleged ill-gotten wealth of resigned Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Andres...

Former Senator Jinggoy Estrada out on bail over plunder and graft cases

Posted on Sunday, 17 September 2017 07:03 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Former Senator Jinggoy Estrada was very grateful for his temporary release after he was detained for more than three years in PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame....

Roxas, Sueno to possibly face plunder and graft cases over Rosenbauer firetruck deals

Posted on Friday, 21 April 2017 12:27 PM | No Comments
MANILA – A lawyer for former ABAKADA partylist Congressman Jonathan Dela Cruz bared that they are preparing plunder and graft charges against officials involved in the Rosenbauer fire truck deals....

Bayan Muna solon dismayed by Ombudsman’s decision on DAP issue

Posted on Thursday, 9 March 2017 09:29 AM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Based on the decision of the Ombudsman over the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) released on Tuesday, former Department of Budget and Management Secretary Florencio Abad was...

De Lima accuses DOJ of railroading drug cases against her

Posted on Wednesday, 8 February 2017 06:43 PM | No Comments
PHILIPPINES — Sen. Leila de Lima is convinced that the Department of Justice (DOJ) is planning her immediate arrest over cases linking her to the Bilibid drug trade. “Here comes...

Duterte: Graft and corruption is pulling us down until now

Posted on Friday, 28 October 2016 06:09 PM | No Comments
  Aside from waging war against illegal drugs, President Rodrigo Duterte has also been launching an anti-corruption campaign. Coming back from his 3-day official visit to Japan, the president again...