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Release bank records, not insults — Trillanes

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte should just release his bank records instead of evading the issue by throwing insults against him, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said. Trillanes said that he would no longer answer the insults thrown at him by the President.…

Tulisan ka!

“TULISAN ka sa totoo lang!” President Rodrigo Duterte exclaimed even as he dared Sen. Antonio Trillanes lV to prove his allegations that he has about P2 billion in bank accounts. In a pre-taped interview sent to Palace reporters Thursday night…

CA junks De Lima TRO plea

Court of Appeals denies beleaguered senator’s petition to stop DoJ’s drug probe THE Court of Appeals has denied the plea of Sen. Leila De Lima to stop the Department of Justice (DoJ) from probing the drug trafficking complaints filed against…

Ombudsman sacks 13 over Revilla’s PDAF scam

THE Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the dismissal of ex-Senator Bong Revilla’s former chief of staff Richard Cambe and 12 others over their alleged involvement in the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) scam. Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales said the respondents…

‘Ex-BI exec demanded P100M goodwill money’

SELF-confessed gambling expert Wally Sombero claimed that former Bureau of Immigration (BI) deputy commissioner Al Argosino had demanded P100 million in “goodwill” money in exchange for the release of 1,316 Chinese nationals arrested last November for working illegally at Clark,…

Death penalty, other bills snag FoI debate

ALTHOUGH House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez supports the Freedom of Information (FoI) bill, the plenary discussion will be delayed due to pending other measures like the death penalty bill. Alvarez said the House of Representatives cannot calendar yet the FoI discussion…

Fake news tells of PNoy gold scam

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A “news story,” which has gone viral, claims that plunder and graft raps have been filed against former President Benigno Aquino III and his allies before the Office of the Ombudsman. The story was based on a spurious document supposedly…

Roque sues De Lima

KABAYAN partylist Rep. Harry Roque has filed an ethics complaint against Sen. Leila de Lima for allegedly aiding the proliferation of illegal drugs in the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP) when she was still justice secretary. Roque filed the complaint for…

NTC backs drive against text scams

THE National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) expressed its support for Deputy Speaker and Marikina Representative Romero “Miro” S. Quimbo in his campaign against text scams. Commissioner Gamaliel A. Cordoba of the NTC lauded Deputy Speaker Quimbo on his hard stance against…

BI bribe quiz continues

CHARLIE “Atong” Ang, a close friend of gaming tycoon Jack Lam, said that P60 million was given to retired police officer Wally Sombero for the release of Chinese nationals arrested in a raid in Clark, Pampanga. The P50 million from…

Put up or shut up, Palace tells Trillanes

MALACAÑANG yesterday branded as “rehashed” the issue of President Rodrigo Duterte’s alleged P2 billion bank accounts. Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said that Sen. Antonio Trillanes lV was just rehashing old issues. “This is part of the noise of political landscape,”…

Senator rakes up corruption issue vs Duterte

SENATOR Antonio Trillanes IV has renewed his challenge to President Rodrigo Duterte to prove that he is not a corrupt government official by making public his bank transactions. During the last presidential campaign Trillanes claimed that the former Davao City…

Marcos hails SC ruling vs Robredo

SENATOR Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has welcomed the recent resolution of the Supreme Court, acting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), affirming its earlier resolution finding his election protest sufficient in form and substance. Marcos had questioned the victory of…

‘Move on’

Look to the future, Palace exhorts Filipinos as it scales down commemoration of EDSA revolt TIME to move on, Malacañang yesterday said even as it ruled out political color in the decision of the Duterte administration to hold a simple…

Aguirre confirmed as justice chief

THE powerful bicameral Commission on Appointments (CA) has finally confirmed Vitaliano Aguirre II as Secretary of the Department of Justice (DoJ) despite strong opposition from Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV. The CA was supposed to confirm Aguirre’s designation last February 8…
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