juan ponce enrile. jinggoy estrada - updates

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COC filing: Comebacks, gimmicks that 'shookt' Filipinos

Oct 20, 2018 - 4:35 PM

The filing of certificates of candidacy for the 2019 elections has its share of eyebrow-raising moments

De Lima's fate: Karma or political persecution?

Feb 27, 2017 - 12:07 PM

From June 30 to the days leading to her arrest the senator personified both defiance and acceptance – defiance of the status quo and acceptance of her future

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Tracking Sandiganbayan: Who's who in PH's biggest corruption cases?

Jan 22, 2017 - 3:44 PM

Which corruption cases are still pending before the anti graft court and what are their statuses in the judicial process?

#AnimatED: Pork barrel cases vs 3 senators plod on

Jul 13, 2015 - 9:00 AM

It s been a year since 3 senators were detained on plunder charges Not a single trial has taken place for the troika

Binay, Angara, Lapid join appointments body

Mar 11, 2015 - 1:47 PM

The oath taking is conducted during a caucus of the commission meant to reorganize the body 9 months after the detention of former CA members linked to the pork barrel scam

OATH-TAKING. 3 new members of the Commission on Appointments take their oath. Photo courtesy of Senate PRIB

Ombudsman, Sandiganbayan performance plummets in 2014

Feb 04, 2015 - 10:02 PM

Due to slow case disposal and new cases filed by the Ombudsman the special anti graft court’s case load at the start of 2015 balloons to 3 093 unresolved cases

[Bodymind] The Binay saga: Is it déjà vu all over again?

Oct 18, 2014 - 2:26 PM

Please let’s not merely gossip with the latest tidbit we know wringing our hands tsk tsking away about how we really belong to a damaged culture

Drilon: Senate must adhere to rule of law on suspension order

Sep 03, 2014 - 5:41 PM

Senate President Franklin Drilon says the implementation of the court s suspension order on Senators Juan Ponce Enrile and Jinggoy Estrada is in compliance with the law

Who are the lawyers of Janet Lim Napoles?

Aug 29, 2014 - 11:54 AM

The orders of the day for them are to show to the court that the charges against Napoles do not constitute plunder and that Luy is not credible

Sandigan justices, pork barrel cases: Eyeing the SC?

Aug 18, 2014 - 11:22 AM

A look at the 3rd and 5th division justices: It bears watching how they will behave under a new administration and whether their actuations will be their ticket to the High Court

The justices behind the pork barrel cases

Aug 17, 2014 - 5:31 PM

A member of the Sandiganbayan says the filing of the 3 plunder cases is a welcome development for those eyeing higher positions in the judiciary How they decide on the cases [could] affect their chances of being appointed to the SC

3 other lawmakers in COA report could qualify for plunder

Jul 24, 2014 - 8:16 AM

If the 40 50 kickback system is applied to the COA special audit report results at least 4 former lawmakers will qualify for plunder One of them however is already deceased

Ombudsman drops malversation raps in 'pork' cases

Jul 19, 2014 - 9:00 PM

An Ombudsman official defends the move saying malversation may be difficult to prove in court as it will require actually showing that the public official received the funds and disbursed them

Sandigan may order Napoles transfer to regular jail

Jul 12, 2014 - 10:00 PM

An anti graft court justice says Napoles should be issued a separate commitment order by the 3 Sandiganbayan divisions to be fair to the other accused in the plunder cases

Anti-graft court's Top 10 cases involve billions of pesos

Jul 06, 2014 - 6:00 PM

The P4 098 billion plunder case vs former president Joseph Estrada tops the list of Sandiganbayan cases with the highest sums involved

Prosecutors in plunder cases at 'tremendous disadvantage' – Diokno

Jul 05, 2014 - 6:44 PM

The dean of the De La Salle University College of Law recommends the involvement of private prosecutors in the plunder cases

Rappler Newscast | June 26, 2014

Jun 26, 2014 - 8:18 PM

Anti graft court enters not guilty plea for Revilla Enrile Estrada Revilla against special PDAF courts Nazi music video backfires on Indonesia s Prabowo

Revilla’s 'kickbacks' more than Sandigan justices' total net worth

Jun 21, 2014 - 7:14 PM

[Exclusive] As of end 2012 the 14 anti graft court justices have a collective net worth of over P215 million – less than the P224 5 million that Revilla is accused of collecting from 2006 2010

Rappler Newscast | June 17, 2014

Jun 17, 2014 - 8:38 PM

Hold departure order vs Enrile Revilla Estrada Enrile hires Estelito Mendoza South Korea ferry crew admits to charges

Synchronized arrests for Bong, Jinggoy, JPE unlikely

Jun 17, 2014 - 12:00 PM

It is likely that one division may take a longer time to study the charges depending on the predisposition of the justices


Janet Napoles, Dennis Cunanan biggest losers in pork barrel case

Jun 07, 2014 - 9:23 PM

It was a risky gambit they played, but they are now left holding an empty bag, lawyers Baligod and Benipayo say

Ruby Tuason's P40M return money not enough?

Jun 03, 2014 - 8:02 PM

In her May 12 affidavit Napoles claims that Tuason earned more than P50 million in commissions from the senators and P855 million from the Malampaya fund

RETURN MONEY. Ruby Tuason's lawyer Dennis Manalo said they arrived at P40 million based on the records of principal whistleblower Benhur Luy. Rappler file photo

FACT-CHECK: Making sense of the Napoles lists

May 27, 2014 - 6:29 PM

(UPDATED) We run a fact-check and scrutinize the lists. Here are some patterns and inconsistencies we noticed, inclusive of the Napoles affidavit released May 26

How credible is Janet Napoles?

May 14, 2014 - 7:28 PM

Do not underestimate her warns a former friend of Janet Napoles

NAPOLES LIST. Janet Napoles must not be under-estimated, says a former friend. Photo from PNP-PIO

Senate to tackle bills on Sandiganbayan

May 04, 2014 - 1:37 PM

UPDATED Among other bills draft legislation that seeks to empower the country s anti graft court the Sandiganbayan is on the list


Pork barrel scam: Inconsistencies in senators' counter-affidavits

May 03, 2014 - 4:15 PM

A review of the counter affidavits submitted by senators Enrile and Estrada reveals some inconsistencies with their earlier pronouncements

Rappler Newscast | April 7, 2014

Apr 07, 2014 - 9:28 PM

7 of out 10 Filipinos believe RH law is constitutional Sen Escudero have to say on the expulsion of 3 senators Australia finds new signals in search for MH370

‘Innocent’ Bong Revilla won’t resign

Apr 07, 2014 - 11:06 AM

Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr believes he can perform adequately in the Senate even with lingering questions on his integrity

Let Enrile, Estrada, Revilla go to jail

Apr 07, 2014 - 8:37 AM

It would be the least government and society can do for all the years of injustice

Enrile, Revilla, Estrada face tax cases too?

Apr 05, 2014 - 11:23 AM

If the assets of senators Enrile Revilla and Estrada cannot be frozen the BIR can go after them via a writ of constructive distraint that prevents a taxpayer under investigation from dissipating properties

Rappler Newscast | April 1, 2014

Apr 01, 2014 - 10:53 PM

Gov t to file plunder charges vs senators in corruption scandal PH tells China it will not bow to bullies Australia on MH370 hunt: could be long and frustrating

Enrile did 'layering' in dealing with Tuason – lawyer

Mar 22, 2014 - 4:09 PM

Because Senator Juan Ponce Enrile did not directly receive the money from Ruby Tuason the burden is on the prosecution to establish his link with Gigi Reyes

Binay: Tuason testimony not a dud, but prosecution 'weak'

Feb 15, 2014 - 10:37 PM

Binay regards Tuason s admission as the middleman in the receipt of senator s kickbacks as proof that she is among the most guilty

Tuason perfect state witness - Miriam

Feb 13, 2014 - 1:46 PM

Senator Miriam Santiago says witness Ruby Tuason s eyewitness account is direct evidence that does not require corroboration It s bull s eye evidence

PERFECT WITNESS. Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago questions witness Ruby Tuason during a hearing of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee on Thursday, February 13. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Court has final say on Tuason as state witness

Feb 07, 2014 - 2:14 PM

Only the Sandiganbayan can declare Ruby Tuason a state witness upon the recommendation of the Ombudsman justices say

Ex-Erap aide wants to turn state witness

Feb 07, 2014 - 1:00 AM

UPDATED Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales says We will study the evidence against her what her role was and if she will provide material evidence in connection with the pork barrel scam

Godfathers 1, 2 and 3

Jan 24, 2014 - 10:03 AM

Tanda Kuya and Pogi would qualify as the Corleones of the Senate


Why Enrile, Estrada cannot escape public accountability

Jan 11, 2014 - 9:00 PM

Senators Enrile and Estrada if you are not responsible for making sure our resources are used for the common good what are you in power for?

Ombudsman: No ‘pork’ charges yet; no 'Enrile memo'

Nov 21, 2013 - 11:43 AM

Morales does not give a categorical answer on whether or not Enrile is pork barrel scam mastermind

PDAF kickbacks: Napoles had favorites

Oct 26, 2013 - 6:06 PM

Apart from showing details about pork barrel fund transactions the ledger of whistleblower Benhur Luy illustrates how Janet Napoles’ pork barrel network swelled through the years

Gov't looking to seize assets of PDAF scam suspects

Sep 21, 2013 - 8:32 PM

With powers to issue hold departure orders clipped by the High Court the justice department may look at forfeiture proceedings against persons linked to the pork barrel scam

Miriam: No 'diarrhea' excuse to delay ‘pork’ probe

Sep 17, 2013 - 1:39 PM

She warns judges against delays since the temper of the times indicate the public may take extra legal remedies that the judicial system is not prepared for

Lawmakers in PDAF scam may be charged with plunder

Sep 12, 2013 - 5:37 PM

Senate Blue Ribbon Committee Chairman TG Guingona says the panel has yet to decide on whether to summon senators being linked to the pork barrel scam

Miriam: Court case can suspend politicos in 'pork' scam

Sep 09, 2013 - 4:56 PM

Let justice be done This scandal will be one of the most bloodcurdling crimes in Philippine political history It should be known as Enrilegate

‘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

Bong, JPE, Jinggoy ‘suki’ to Napoles NGOs

Aug 17, 2013 - 10:48 PM

More than half of releases that went to NGOs controlled by Janet Lim Napoles from 2007 to 2009 came from just these 3 senators

Who are appointments, poll tribunal members?

Jul 30, 2013 - 5:59 PM

Senators choose members of the powerful Commission on Appointments and Senate Electoral Tribunal

POWERFUL MEMBERS. Senators choose members of the powerful Commission on Appointments and Senate Electoral Tribunal based on proportional representation of political parties. File photo by Rappler/Ayee Macaraig

How much does a senator earn?

Jul 16, 2013 - 3:01 PM

Citing a 2011 COA report Sen Miriam Defensor Santiago lists the incomes and expenditures of senators

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