Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’

Dona Z. Pazzibugan, Marlon Ramos 11/28/2019

MANILA, Philipines — The transfer of P1.5 billion in public funds for the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) from the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) to a private group headed by Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano was cast in…

‘Janet Lim Napoles’ listed among convicts freed on good conduct

Christine O. Avendano, Leila B. Salaverria 09/12/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Janet Lim Napoles, convicted of plunder and the alleged mastermind of the P10-billion pork barrel scam, was also found guilty of rape and released on good behavior, according to documents obtained by the Inquirer.…

Special treatment

Editorial 03/21/2017

When businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles was brought to then president Benigno Aquino III to signify her surrender, thousands of netizens questioned whose strings she pulled to secure an audience with the highest official of the country. Regardless,…

Court grants bail to Napoles, 2 others

04/13/2016

Former Apec Representative Edgar Valdez was granted bail from plunder by the Sandiganbayan as he faces trial over the pork barrel scam. The anti-graft court Fifth Division granted the bail petition of Valdez and allowed him to…

Napoles gets life sentence for illegally detaining Benhur Luy

04/14/2015

A Makati City court has declared alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles guilty of illegally detaining former employee Benhur Luy. Makati Regional Trial Court Branch 150 Judge Elmo Alameda on Tuesday sentenced Napoles to life imprisonment.…

Bad start in plunder suit

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 06/29/2014

The move of prosecutors from the Office of the Ombudsman to amend the information they filed with the Sandiganbayan in relation to the plunder cases of Senators Ramon Revilla, Jr., Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada and Juan Ponce Enrile…

Temporary setback in FOI law

05/29/2014

Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III’s disclosure that the Freedom of Information bill (FOI) and the bill decriminalizing libel will not be passed anytime soon is a big blow to proponents of the two measures who’ve lobbied for years…

Sketch and Tell with Gil Maningo

05/09/2014

JOIN AND WIN Every week CDN will feature sketches of Gil Maningo. Choose one among the caricature and tell us why you like the chosen sketch below. Share this page to your social media account but don’t…

Tuason: I personally delivered money to Jinggoy Estrada

02/13/2014

Manila, Philippines –Ruby Tuason, testifying at the Senate on Thursday, claimed that she had personally delivered money to Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada in his office in the chamber at least twice in 2008. Tuason, a co-accused in…

Senate to summon actor Matt Ranillo over ‘pork’ scam

02/13/2014

MANILA, Philippines – The Senate blue ribbon committee will summon actor Matt Ranillo and other personalities to its next hearing on the P10 billion “pork barrel” scam. Aside from Ranillo, the committee, acting on Senator Antonio “Sonny”…

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