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THE Philippine government made an assurance Tuesday that the cases against lawmakers being implicated in the P10-billion pork barrel scam will continue even after President Benigno Aquino III steps down from office in 2016.
PHILIPPINE Senate President Franklin Drilon on Wednesday said he wants the graft court to concentrate its resources in trying the most significant cases and to transfer jurisdiction to hear and decide "minor cases" to the Regional
THE lawyer of the family of Philippine Sen. Nancy Binay on Wednesday described as “pure harassment” the decision made by the Special Prosecutor Office in an "Omnibus Motion" asking the graft court to admit an "Amended
In denying her petition, the anti-graft court said the prosecution managed to establish a great presumption of guilt. The circumstances proven by the prosecution's evidence give rise to an inference of guilt drawn there from, which is strong, clear
SC upholds forfeiture of ex-AFP chief's P11.26M unexplained wealth' The Supreme Court has upheld a Sandiganbayan decision ordering the forfeiture of a retired military chief's "unexplained wealth" worth P11.26 million. In a two-page notice of
In a letter dated October 1, Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa informed Chief Justice Lourdes Sereno that Aquino has signed the appointment papers of Tang. Tang, who received five votes from the seven-member Judicial and Bar Council, will be
AN hour after Philippine President Benigno Aquino III challenged his detractors to prove their allegations of corruption, a militant group of farmers on Wednesday charged him with plunder before the Office of the Ombudsman in connection
Philippines A bill that seeks to amend the Sandiganbayan Law to ensure the speedy resolution of 2,600 cases currently pending with the anti-graft court has been filed at the Senate...Senator Franklin specifically proposes to amend Section 3 of
PhilippinesThe Sandiganbayan Second Division on Tuesday recalled the bail order given in favor of former Armed Forces of the Philippines comptroller Carlos Garcia...Garcia, then posted P60,000 bail for charges of direct bribery and facilitating money
Should Kartini fail to pay the fine, she will receive an additional five months in prison. Kartini Juliana Magdalena Marpaung has been proved to have conducted graft, as earlier indicted, presiding judge Iva Sudewi said on Thursday. Iva said Kartini'