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‘Pork funds
loose change’

“Barya”(loose change). That was how detained Sen. Bong Revilla described the millions of pesos in public funds which government prosecutors claimed the senator had pocketed as kickbacks from his participation in the P10-billion pork barrel scam. …

Revilla tops list
of lawmakers

Senator Bong Revilla was on top of the list of lawmakers identified in affidavits executed by whistle-blowers who allegedly allowed nongovernment organizations (NGOs) linked to Janet Lim-Napoles to use their Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) entitlements for ghost projects worth…

No sign of Tiu/true
ownership in farm

Behind a dirt road and a nondescript gate stood a vast property with paved roads, manicured gardens and pavilions, which critics of Vice President Jejomar Binay said was his hacienda.…

4 piggery buildings
tightly covered

Only one room in the piggery, too small for five people, is air-conditioned, according to the operations manager of Agrifortuna.…

Media initially
barred entry

The media tour of the sprawling Sunchamp Agri-Tourism Park here almost did not push through after a lawyer of Antonio Tiu, who was being accused of being a dummy of Vice President Jejomar Binay, said reporters were not allowed to…

Nothing stays
private on FB

Nothing is ever private on Facebook. The Supreme Court has issued this reminder to Internet users about the perils of posting online, saying even those tagged as private never really escape public viewing, including unintended audiences. …

It’s ‘lavish,’ ‘obscene’

”Lavish,” “excessive” and “obscene” were how Senator Antonio Trillanes IV described the controversial property here that allegedly belonged to Vice President Jejomar Binay. …

Trillanes, media
tour ‘Hacienda’

Two hours after being refused entry, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and the media were finally allowed to enter the property here allegedly belonging to Vice President Jejomar Binay. …

Cherie Gil says
sorry to Vice Ganda

Veteran actress Cherie Gil on Thursday apologized to Vice Ganda for a tweet she made last year, calling the comedian “one of those scums of the earth.” …

Laude lover regrets
security breach

The German boyfriend of slain transgender woman Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude said he erred when he confronted soldiers guarding a gate leading to the detention facility of US Marine Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton in Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City…

“No sex please,
you’re students”

A new code of conduct banning students from kissing on campus at Zimbabwe’s top university has the students all hot and bothered. …

Ebola cases
near 10,000

The number of people with Ebola is set to hit 10,000 in West Africa, the World Health Organization said, as the scramble to find a cure gathered pace. …

5M Mindanaoans
still lack power

Some 1.2 million households in Mindanao remain without electricity, laments Misamis Oriental 2nd district Representative Juliet Uy. …

8 Cebu Pacific
flights cancelled

The Department of Transportation and Communications on Thursday said that eight flights from Cebu Pacific Air were cancelled due to “aircraft situation”. …

Canada: Shooting
spree was terrorism

A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that was stopped cold when he was shot to death by the ceremonial sergeant-at-arms. Canada's prime minister called it the country's…

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