SC extends SQAO stopping Arroyo’s plunder trial until February 2016 »

arroyo The Supreme Court has extended the status quo ante order (SQAO) it issued against the Sandiganbayan that stopped former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s plunder trial regarding the P366-million Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) fund anomaly.

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PCSO: STL operators owe P2.9B in taxes »

jueteng THE PHILIPPINE Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) on Monday admitted that Small Town Lottery (STL) operators have not paid P2.9 billion in taxes after nearly a decade in business. PCSO General Manager Jose Ferdinand M. Rojas told members of the House committee on games and amusement that failure to collect the 10-percent documentary stamp tax from […]

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DAP worse than PCSO confidential fund release, says Arroyo lawyer »

Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad and President Benigno Aquino. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO If former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is facing plunder trial for approving the release of a P365.9-million confidential fund to the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office, then President Benigno Aquino III and Budget Secretary Florencio Abad have “a lot to worry about” for approving the release of the Disbursement Acceleration Program funds, according to former Solicitor General Estelito Mendoza.

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Arroyo camp sees high court TRO a turning point in plunder case »

THE CAMP of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo expressed hope that the recent Supreme Court order stopping her plunder trial for 30 days in order to reexamine her petitions could be a “turning point” in the Pampanga representative’s battle against what she claims is her illegal detention since 2012.

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Mega Lotto pot goes to trader »

INQUIRER FILE PHOTO A BUSINESSMAN from Batangas can now expand his business and at the same time provide for the education of a number of out of school youth after he claimed Tuesday the more than P69-million jackpot prize he won in the Mega Lotto 6/45. The 55-year-old trader is the lone player to correctly guess the winning […]

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Buy-and-sell store owner wins P44M lotto jackpot »

MANILA, Philippines — A buy-and-sell store owner has won close to P44 million in jackpot prize of the Lotto 6/42. The 62-year-old father of three from Taguig City was the lone winner to pick the winning number combination 18-01-41-15-40-16 in the game’s Oct. 10. He won for himself exactly P43,834,034. The winner, who owns a […]

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Arroyo seeks furlough for check-up of numbness in arm »

FORMER President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has asked the Sandiganbayan for a two-day furlough for a medical check-up.

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Balut vendor bonanza: He’s P5M richer at 65 »

NO MORE roaming the streets at night for this balut vendor who bagged the P5.1-million jackpot prize in the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office's (PCSO) 6-Digit game.

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Makati messenger wins P16M »

After years of working as a messenger in Makati City, a man will be going back to his home province in the Visayas region a millionaire.

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