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12 senators on
Napoles ‘pork’ list

More than a hundred government officials from the present and previous administrations have been implicated by so-called pork barrel scam queen Janet Lim-Napoles in a draft affidavit one-fourth ream-thick that her family provided rehabilitation czar and former Sen. Panfilo Lacson…

Palace prepared
to charge its allies

Malacañang announced Wednesday it was prepared to prosecute allies of President Benigno Aquino III amid speculation that Liberal Party stalwarts had been implicated in the diversion of pork barrel funds to dubious foundations.…

now alarmed

The lawyers of whistle-blower Benhur Luy and prospective state witness Ruby Tuason on Wednesday said their clients and other whistle-blowers were “disturbed” by the possibility of Janet Lim-Napoles turning state’s witness.…

PH, HK end
bitter row

After nearly seven months of negotiations, the Philippines and Hong Kong on Wednesday announced a “win-win” solution to provide closure to the 2010 Manila hostage tragedy that claimed the lives of eight people and injured seven others from this Chinese…

Filipinos love US
more than Yanks

Filipinos rank first in a global survey on the image of the United States, beating even the Americans when it comes to a favorable view of the United States.…

Aide takes fall
for Enrile, Reyes

Jose Antonio Evangelista is taking the fall for his boss, Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile, and the senator’s former chief of staff, Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes, who could go to jail for plunder in the P10-billion pork barrel case set to…

Hong Kong accepts
PH apology

The Hong Kong government has finally accepted the apology of the Philippines over the 2010 Manila Hostage Crisis after Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada travelled there to apologize to the relatives of the victims. …

Napoles isn’t ‘pork’
scam mastermind

Detained businesswoman and pork barrel Queen Janet Lim-Napoles is ready to spill the beans to prove that “she is not the mastermind” of the multi-billion pork barrel scam, her legal counsel said Wednesday.…

Napoles bared all
vs 3 ‘pork’ senators

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima on Tuesday said the government has now a strong case against senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada and Ramon “Bong” Revilla regarding the P10-billion pork barrel scam.…

China, foes ink pact
to ease tensions

China, the United States, Japan and more than a dozen other Asia-Pacific countries have signed a naval agreement aimed at ensuring miscommunication between ships at sea does not escalate into conflict.…

Napoles came
to Lacson for tell-all

Detained Janet Lim Napoles' camp came to former Senator and now rehabilitation czar Panfilo Lacson last month to "tell all" and left, among others, a file containing a "revealing" telephone conversation.…

Opinions split
on Napoles

Never trust a con artist. Levito Baligod, counsel of whistle-blowers in the alleged P10-billion pork barrel scam, is worried that taking in businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles as state witness will do more harm than good in the government’s plunder case against…

I did not steal
a single centavo

Take it from Sen. Jinggoy Estrada, an actor-politician facing plunder charges. You can be a senator, but stay away from any scam, said Estrada to graduates of the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM) on Tuesday. …

Obama heads
on Asian tour

President Barack Obama met Tuesday with survivors of a deadly landslide near Seattle before leaving on a weeklong tour of Asia in what the White House has called a "rebalancing" eastward of US foreign policy.…

More ‘Yolanda’
bodies found

Five months after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” leveled large swathes of the Eastern Visayas, dead bodies continue to turn up.…


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