Senator Juan Ponce Enrile - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Senator Juan Ponce Enrile


Enrile daughter to De Lima: You shamed my father too

Aug 21, 2016 - 3:41 PM

I do not wish any ill on the Senator but just saying that she also did the same thing when she was in power says the former senator s daughter

PAYBACK? Katrina Enrile, daughter of the former senator, reminds former justice chief Leila de Lima and she too once 'shamed' politicians. Enrile photo from Facebook; De Lima Rappler file photo

Enrile to gays: Go to another planet

Feb 17, 2016 - 11:55 PM

Senator Juan Ponce Enrile backs Manny Pacquiao s stand on same sex marriage and says the boxing champ will win a Senate seat without the votes of gay people

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Senate wants Ochoa, Roxas, retired generals in Mamasapano probe

Jan 20, 2016 - 9:03 PM

Presidential aspirant Senator Grace Poe hopes the re opening of the investigation into a controversial police operation will only take one hearing

PROBE RE-OPENING. Former PNP OIC (retired) Deputy Director Leonardo Espina, former interior Secretary Mar Roxas, and Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin during the 2015 probe into the Mamasapano clash. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Do you know the SET that will decide Grace Poe's fate?

Sep 05, 2015 - 11:17 AM

Know how the Senate Electoral Tribunal works and who sits in the body that is expected to decide on Poe s disqualification case

Hollande PH visit, Corona joins ouster, Enrile at Makati Med | The wRap

Feb 26, 2015 - 8:23 PM

French President Hollande visits the Philippines to fight climate change Former chief justice Corona says “Oust Aquino ” Senator Enrile is rushed to Makati Medical Center

Enrile asks SC to stop plunder trial for now

Aug 07, 2014 - 8:25 PM

The senator is asking the Supreme Court to compel the Sandiganbayan to make the prosecution provide him detailed information on the plunder charges against him

DBM witness: I never saw Napoles' name in documents

Aug 01, 2014 - 3:28 PM

Budget Director Carmencita Delantar says she never encountered the name of the alleged scam mastermind in documents related to the release of Senator Juan Ponce Enrile s PDAF

Weaker Senate opposition without Enrile?

Jul 28, 2014 - 3:20 PM

Deputy Minority Leader Vicente Tito Sotto III does not see any negative impact on checks and balances in the chamber We just have more work now

'NO DIFFERENCE.' Deputy Senate Minority Leader Tito Sotto says the minority will continue scrutinizing administration measures even without Enrile and Estrada.

Drilon on Enrile suspension: Senate to abide by court ruling

Jul 23, 2014 - 5:04 PM

The Senate president says the Supreme Court already decided on the issue that the 90 day preventive suspension can be imposed only by the court

Rappler Newscast | July 14, 2014

Jul 14, 2014 - 9:35 PM

Aquino hits SC for ruling vs DAP House arrest for Enrile Pope Francis: about 2 of priests pedophiles

Gigi Reyes complains of chest pain, moved to Heart Center

Jul 11, 2014 - 8:48 PM

The Metro Manila jail management spokesperson says the Taguig Pateros District Hospital does not have all the equipment needed for her medical condition

MEDICAL WOES. Lawyer Jessica Lucila

Enrile gets eye check-up at Makati hospital

Jul 05, 2014 - 12:37 PM

Senator Juan Ponce Enrile has age related macular degeneration in both eyes requiring regular check ups

Court orders arrest of Enrile, Gigi Reyes, others

Jul 04, 2014 - 1:01 PM

3rd UPDATE Senator Enrile is expected to surrender to the Sandiganbayan according to close aides

Ombudsman withdraws amended charge sheet vs Enrile

Jun 30, 2014 - 3:44 PM

The 3rd division of the anti graft court grants the motion to withdraw the changes as prosecutors argued their motion might cause undue delay in the cases

HAVE MERCY. Senator Enrile wants the court to give him some clemency due to his frail health, even as he believes the court should not even consider the pluner charges against him. File photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

Does Juan Ponce Enrile have a vote in the bag?

Jun 23, 2014 - 1:06 PM

Will the Sandiganbayan Third Division decide on the plunder case of Senator Enrile the same way it did on the graft charges against controversial businessman Roberto Ongpin?

Gerry Geronimo

Rappler Newscast | June 6, 2014

Jun 06, 2014 - 9:00 PM

Plunder filed vs Napoles Enrile Revilla and Estrada Drilon asks to not make arrests at the senate Egyptian prosecutors demand maximum penalty for Al Jazeera journalists

Ombudsman to SC: Create special divisions for PDAF cases

Jun 06, 2014 - 6:45 PM

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales cites as precedent an SC resolution that created a special division to try the plunder case of former president Joseph Estrada

3 PH senators charged with plunder over PDAF scam

Jun 06, 2014 - 3:56 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Senators Ramon Revilla Jr, Jinggoy Estrada, and Juan Ponce Enrile are indicted for plunder and for violation of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act before the Sandiganbayan Friday afternoon, June 6. Janet Lim Napoles is also charged.

Napoles, 3 senators to be charged before Sandigan

Jun 05, 2014 - 5:18 PM

UPDATED The Office of the Ombudsman denies the motions for reconsideration of the 3 senators alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Napoles and other suspects in the scam

Ex-Enrile aide Gigi Reyes back in PH

Apr 19, 2014 - 8:26 AM

2ND UPDATE Reyes says she s ready to face charges against her

Napoles, 3 senators indicted for plunder

Apr 01, 2014 - 4:07 PM

Six months after receiving the justice department s complaint the Ombudsman is filing separate plunder cases against Revilla Enrile and Estrada Napoles is co defendant in all 3

Ombudsman Asryman Rafanan. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Senate: Plunder for 3 pork senators

Apr 01, 2014 - 2:08 PM

Guingona on the results of the Senate probe: Senators Juan Ponce Enrile Ramon Revilla Jr and Jinggoy Estrada planned conspired and benefitted from public money

Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Gigi Reyes to Enrile's wife: 'Half truths are lies as well'

Mar 05, 2014 - 10:46 PM

Mrs Enrile has her own reasons for muddling the facts and laying the blame on women who she said were the ones who offered themselves to her husband

WHY BLAME THE WOMEN? Gigi Reyes, former chief of staff of Sen Juan Ponce Enrile. File photo of Reyes from the Senate's impeachment book 'The Honor of the Senate'

Rappler Newscast | February 10, 2014

Feb 10, 2014 - 8:49 PM

Survey says Filipinos support gov t vs China Senator Enrile admits meeting with pork barrel conduit Catholics approve of Pope Francis but not church teachings

Ruby Tuason: 'I personally delivered Jinggoy's shares'

Feb 08, 2014 - 3:43 PM

In her affidavit scam suspect turned state witness Ruby Tuason brings the money trail to senators Juan Ponce Enrile and Jinggoy Estrada

Miriam FOI 'blockbuster:' Disclose politicos’ total income

Jan 27, 2014 - 6:47 PM

Santiago says her proposal to require politicians to disclose all their sources of income is a blockbuster and a carjack issue

Bedridden Miriam files most bills in Senate

Dec 21, 2013 - 11:38 AM

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago files 618 bills and resolutions Her nemesis Senator Juan Ponce Enrile files 16

Port Irene budget is Enrile pork? Miriam wants it vetoed

Dec 11, 2013 - 7:40 PM

The lady senator points out that the Aurora economic zone sponsored by another senator is getting less than half of what will go to Cagayan s Port Irene

Rappler Newscast | December 6, 2013

Dec 06, 2013 - 9:43 PM

Anti aparheid icon Nelson Mandela dies Seven Filipinos are killed in an attack in Yemen Sen Santiago hits proposals to strike off her speech against Enrile

Cayetano wants Gigi Reyes, staff in Senate PDAF probe

Oct 01, 2013 - 7:04 PM

Information from 5 staff members of senators will help the blue ribbon committee see the truth in the pork barrel scam says Sen Alan Peter Cayetano

ALSO CHARGED. Enrile's deputy chief of staff Jose Antonio Evangelista (L) was named by witnesses as signing endorsement letters on the senator's behalf. Enrile's former chief of staff Gigi Reyes (center) was among those charged before the Ombudsman on Monday. Photo from Senate library

‘Revilla, Enrile, Estrada signed pork liquidation’

Sep 05, 2013 - 4:24 PM

A former NABCOR official says Enrile Estrada and Revilla signed liquidated reports of Napoles NGOs

Nabcor, ZREC funded NGOs without vetting

Sep 05, 2013 - 4:06 PM

Senators blast former Nabcor and ZREC heads for failing to vet the Napoles linked NGOs

'NO EXCUSE.' Senators say the former heads of NABCOR and ZREC have no excuse for failing to vet the Napoles-linked NGOs that got millions of pesos in taxpayers' funds. Photo by Senate PRIB/Joseph Vidal

Should Senate probe pork barrel scam?

Jul 15, 2013 - 3:29 PM

Sen Francis Escudero wants the Senate to probe the pork barrel scam but Drilon and Santiago disagree

CHIZ'S RESOLUTION. Sen Francis Escudero files a resolution for the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee to probe the pork barrel scam. Senators Frank Drilon and Miriam Defensor Santiago disagree that the Senate should probe its own members. File photo by Senate PRIB/Edward Ganal

Fake NGO that got P195M in pork now blacklisted

May 29, 2013 - 8:32 PM

The Commission on Audit orders the ZNAC Rubber Estates Corp an attached agency of the agriculture department to study filing cases against Pangkabuhayan Foundation

Plagiarism is a big deal

Nov 15, 2012 - 11:32 AM

It violates core values of honesty and integrity Will the Senate keep faith with these values or follow the Supreme Court and clear Sen Vicente Sotto III?

Trillanes hits Enrile, leaves coalition

Sep 19, 2012 - 4:24 PM

I have lost trust faith and confidence in Senator Enrile’s capability to lead the senate along the path consistent with the reform agenda that I espouse

SC dismisses graft case against Enrile, Danding

Jul 13, 2012 - 1:07 PM

The SC said the government acted too late

Rappler Newscast | May 23, 2012

May 23, 2012 - 8:49 PM

Renato Corona is a no show on day 41 A Basa daughter says Corona used his influence to win his wife’s libel cases And Dean Tony La Viña says Corona fails to live up to the rigor of truth

Prosecution: first day jitters

Jan 18, 2012 - 7:10 AM

Team members blame first day jitters for their poor showing on Day 2 of the impeachment trial against Chief Justice Renato Corona

BARZAGA. The Internet buzzes with percieved blunders of prosecution team member Rep. Elpidio Barzaga.

Day 2: prosecution's bad day

Jan 18, 2012 - 6:47 AM

Day 2: the impeachment court votes to deny the motion of the prosecution to summon Corona and his family and the prosecution and defense argue over which article to tackle first

2ND DAY. Natashya Gutierrez reports on the second day of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Corona.

Defense suffers double defeat on Day 1

Jan 17, 2012 - 11:06 AM

The lawyers of Chief Justice Renato Corona encounter two setbacks at the opening of his impeachment trial The Senate issues two decisions in favor of the prosecution The defense hints it may raise their case before the very court Corona heads

DEFENSE. Chief Justice Renato Corona's defense team on day 1 of the impeachment trial.

After double defeat, Corona lawyers may go to SC

Jan 17, 2012 - 3:54 AM

A defense lawyer says all is not lost as the team explores the option to question Corona s trial before the Supreme Court