Monthly Archives: March 2014

Revilla to make ‘important announcement’ after trip

MANILA — The legal counsel of Senator Ramon Revilla assured the public that his client will be back to face the plunder charges against him after his trip to Jerusalem. Joel Bodegon

Napoles brought to hospital for confinement, surgery

MANILA – Alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles arrived at the Ospital ng Makati (Osmak) under tight police escort on Monday night to undergo surgery for her uterine myoma and

Morales, Tan admit delay in filing of PDAF cases

MANILA — The Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) and the Commission on Audit (COA) have admitted delay in the filing of a first case related to the Productivity Development Assistance Fund (PDAF)

SC clears FM heirs of ill-gotten charges

MANILA — The Supreme Court has junked the ill-gotten cases against the heirs and in-laws of the late President Ferdinand Marcos due to a lack of evidence, and took the Presidential Commission

PH to probe arms smuggling

MANILA  – The government is preparing to investigate alleged arms trafficking involving an unnamed military captain, California senator Leland Yee and a faction of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). “It cannot

Two Koreas trade fire across maritime border—military

SEOUL — The two Koreas traded live fire into the sea across their disputed maritime border on Monday, after Seoul said a North Korean military exercise dropped shells into South Korean waters.