Jinggoy faces conviction

The Sandiganbayan said the prosecution successfully presented enough evidence to warrant a conviction against Estrada and Napoles over their alleged connivance in the misuse of P183 million worth of Priority Development Assistance Funds (PDAF) or pork barrel.

NBI sets raps vs Kapa execs

Malacanang dismissed as “nonsensical and pompous” the suggestion of Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV for members of the Kapa-Community Ministry International Inc. (KAPA) to file an impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte for shutting down its operations because of its alleged involvement in investment scam.

Free dialysis clinic owner — lawyer

THE camp of Dr. Bryan Sy, the co-owner of WellMed Dialysis and Laboratory Center implicated in the dialysis treatment scam involving the Philippine Health Insurance Corp., yesterday asked Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra to order the immediate release of the physician from detention at the National Bureau of Investigation.

TV talent set for court fight

TV and radio personality Gretchen Fullido revealed recently (through her lawyer Atty. Cesar Jimenea) that she was preparing and psyching herself up to “undergo the rigors of trial” in her sexual harassment case against two executives of broadcast network ABS-CBN.

Lawmaker posts ‘wow mali’ tweet on speaker bet

IN an unfortunate case of “wow mali” (wrong) viber post, I-Pacman party-list Rep. Mikee Romero virtually exposed himself as supporter of speaker candidate and Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco ahead of the 54-strong Party-list Coalition Foundation Inc. (PCFI) decision to choose the speaker-wannabe they would be supporting, a lawmaker bared yesterday.

PNP activates group vs rogue cops

INTERIOR and Local Government Secretary Eduardo M. Ano and Philippine National Police chief Director General Oscar D. Albayalde yesterday led the formal activation of the new PNP Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group (PNP-IMEG) created to go after rogues in uniform.