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Arraignment of Arroyo, others in PCSO plunder case set »

Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. AP FILE PHOTO The Sandiganbayan on Monday set for Oct. 15 the arraignment of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, former Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) Chairman Sergio Valencia and PCSO Assistant Manager for Finance Benigno Aguas for plunder in connection with their alleged misuse of the agency’s P366-million intelligence and confidential fund.

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Arroyo arraignment set on Oct. 15 »

Former president and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. FILE PHOTO The Sandiganbayan on Monday set the arraignment of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, now Pampanga Representative, on October 15 in connection with the plunder case filed against her.

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Ex-PCSO director Morato fires back »

Top officials of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) used nearly P40 million in “leftovers” from the controversial P325 million in the agency’s intelligence funds when they took over in mid-2010, according to former PCSO Director Manuel L. Morato.

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2 of Arroyo’s coaccused surrender, another may have left country »

Two of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s coaccused in the plunder case stemming from the alleged misuse of P325 million in intelligence funds of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) surrendered to the police late Thursday.

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Manuel Morato in NBI’s custody »

FORMER PCSO chair Manuel “Manoling” Morato. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Manuel Morato, a former official of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), is now in the custody of the National Bureau of Investigation, radio reports said Friday midnight.

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Morato asks court to throw out plunder case against him »

FORMER PCSO chair Manuel “Manoling” Morato. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Claiming there was "lack of probable cause," former Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office Director Manuel Morato asked the Sandiganbayan Friday to dismiss the plunder charges filed against him by the Ombudsman.

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Aquino: Evidence of plunder vs Arroyo strong »

President Benigno S. Aquino III. MALACAÑANG PHOTO BUREAU FILE PHOTO President Benigno Aquino III said here Friday that the government had a strong case of plunder against former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

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Arroyo placed under hospital arrest again »

Former president and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. FILE PHOTO Former president and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo was once again placed under hospital arrest Thursday after she was served an arrest warrant issued by the Sandiganbayan for a plunder charge in connection to an alleged misuse of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office intelligence funds.

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Sandigan junks Arroyo plea against arrest–report »

The Sandiganbayan. FILE PHOTO The Sandiganbayan anti-graft court dismissed the motion for reconsideration filed by former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo against her arrest over the alleged misuse of intelligence funds of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), according to a television report.

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Court rejects Morato claim of free speech »

FORMER PCSO chair Manuel “Manoling” Morato. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Ruling that freedom of speech can neither be absolute nor unconditional, a Quezon City court has rejected a motion to dismiss filed by former Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office chair Manuel Morato and set for next month his arraignment for multiple counts of electioneering.

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