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Sandiganbayan sides with Enrile on pork barrel case

Posted on Tuesday, 30 April 2019 08:20 PM | No Comments
The Sandiganbayan has ordered the Office of the Ombudsman to produce the evidence against former Senator Juan Ponce Enrile on the P172.8 million plunder case against him. This is in...

Bong Revilla won’t return P124-M to the government – Lawyer

Posted on Friday, 4 January 2019 11:56 AM | No Comments
CAVITE, Philippines – In December 2017, the Sandiganbayan acquitted former Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. of plunder over his involvement in the multi-billion pork barrel scam. Likewise, the anti-graft court...

Janet Napoles to appeal Sandiganbayan’s ‘guilty’ verdict on plunder case

Posted on Friday, 7 December 2018 06:14 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The camp of Janet Lim-Napoles is determined to appeal the anti-graft court’s ‘guilty’ verdict on Napoles’ plunder charges in line with the pork barrel scam. According to...

Malacañang respects anti-graft court’s acquittal of Revilla in plunder case

Posted on Friday, 7 December 2018 02:57 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — The court has spoken, and as its co-equal branch in government, Malacañang abides by the decision of Sandiganbayan anti-graft court to acquit former senator Ramon “Bong”...

Duterte reveals readiness of Marcos family to return gold bars to the government

Posted on Tuesday, 29 August 2017 07:24 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte said he is prepared to accept the explanation of the Marcos family after they expressed willingness to return to the government the gold bars...

PDAF case probe to begin in September

Posted on Tuesday, 23 May 2017 08:09 AM | No Comments
MANILA — The graft case against Senator Jinggoy Estrada and Janet Napoles in line with the pork barrel scam is set to begin in September. Early on Monday, the Sandiganbayan...

Ombudsman vows to block Napoles from being a state witness

Posted on Wednesday, 17 May 2017 08:47 AM | No Comments
MANILA — “I already stated that we don’t find her to be a candidate for a state witness. We will have the last say on whether or not we will...

Senate may reinvestigate pork barrel scam

Posted on Friday, 12 May 2017 03:45 PM | No Comments
MANILA — Sen. Francis Escudero will wait until July before urging the Senate to reinvestigate the multi-billion pork barrel scam. Sen. Escudero said he will first make way for the...

Several lawmakers might go to jail once Janet Napoles speaks – Sen. Lacson

Posted on Thursday, 11 May 2017 10:07 AM | No Comments
MANILA — Senator Panfilo Lacson has expressed concern over the possible outcome if Janet Lim Napoles will serve as witness in the investigation of the pork barrel scam. Lacson said...

Sen. Leila de Lima denies Napoles’ allegation of extortion

Posted on Tuesday, 7 March 2017 04:51 AM | No Comments
In response to that report, Senator de Lima, in a statement, denies Janet Napoles’ allegation and described her as a “polluted source” and “pathological liar.” De Lima says Napoles has...