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Stop the circus and the special treatment of PDAF prisoners

How else would one describe the status now of Jinggoy Estrada, Bong Revilla, Juan Ponce Enrile, Janet Lim-Napoles and Gigi Reyes, if not that of being a prisoner? 350 more words

National News

We might lose Miriam but not to a brain cancer

“Cancer can take away all of my physical abilities. It cannot touch my mind, it cannot touch my heart, and it cannot touch my soul.” … 646 more words

Pork Barrel

Pork barrel scam arraignment: Revilla in sunny mood, Napoles fidgety

MANILA, Philippines—Donned in a white “barong Tagalog,” Senator Ramon Revilla Jr. doesn’t seem to show signs of jail life when he faced the Sandiganbayan division hearing his plunder and graft case over the pork barrel scam. 886 more words

Philippines

The issue of ‘carelessness’ in PDAF allocation

In contrast to the scripted and circus-like surrender of Sen. Ramon Revilla Jr., Sen. Jinggoy Estrada turned himself in to the Philippine National Police in Camp Crame with less fanfare shortly after the Sandiganbayan Fifth Division issued a warrant of arrest against him and his co-accused in connection with the alleged P10-billion pork barrel scam that is making many Filipinos here and abroad fuming with disbelief and anger. 483 more words

Government

Sandiganbayan orders arrest of Jinggoy Estrada

The Sandiganbayan today, June 23, ordered the arrest of Senator Jinggoy Estrada for plundering millions of pesos in taxpayers’ money.

The 5th division of the Sandiganbayan issued the warrant of arrest after finding  probable cause in the opposition senator’s involvement in the P10 billion Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) scam. 52 more words

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PDAF scam trial now with Sandiganbayan

Finally, after so much dramatics all these times by Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Jinggoy Estrada and Ramon Revilla on their alleged involvement in the misuse of their Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) by funneling it to a bogus non-governmental organization (NGO) of Janet Lim-Napoles in exchange for scandalous kickbacks, now the scam trial is with the anti-graft court or the Sandiganbayan. 366 more words

Government

Old age, having a clear conscience and not being a thief

Expecting their imminent arrest, especially when the vast number of Filipinos supported the decision of the Ombudsman in filing plunder charges against them before the Sandiganbayan in connection with their alleged complicity in the P 10-billion Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) scam, Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Ramon Revilla, Jr and Jinggoy Estrada took turns in singing their swan song. 462 more words

Government