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Justices told: Explain refusal to try Jinggoy's plunder case

Dec 17, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Has there been undue pressure exerted on the justices to back out from the case?

APPEARANCE. Senator Jinggoy Estrada appears  before the Sandiganbayan Fifth Division. Sandiganbayan pool photo

Rappler Newscast | October 1, 2014

Oct 01, 2014 - 7:49 PM

Print ads call for a second term for President Aquino Two anti graft court justices may be held liable for the Kevlar helmet case Ebola comes to the US

Sanctions for other justices in Napoles Kevlar case?

Sep 30, 2014 - 5:08 PM

SC Justice Marvic Leonen says the irregularities were so deliberate they cast doubt not only on Ong but also on Justices Jose Hernandez and Cristina Cornejo who acquitted pork barrel queen Janet Lim Napoles in the Kevlar helmet case

Sandiganbayan justice linked to Napoles splits Supreme Court

Jul 05, 2014 - 8:21 PM

UPDATED Court insiders tell Rappler justices are divided on whether Justice Gregory Ong should be meted the lighter penalty of suspension or the extreme penalty of dismissal with all his benefits forfeited

Kevlar inventor, pioneer woman chemist Kwolek dies at 90

Jun 21, 2014 - 10:44 AM

She leaves a wonderful legacy of thousands of lives saved and countless injuries prevented by products made possible by her discovery

PIONEER WOMAN CHEMIST. Stephanie Kwolek who invented the Kevlar fiber used in body armor and other bullet-proof gear leaves a legacy of thousands of lives saved and countless injuries prevented. Screenshot from Chemical Heritage Foundation

No need for special courts to hear pork scam cases

Jun 13, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Justices of the anti graft court agree there is no need to create special divisions for the plunder cases to disabuse the mind of the public they are rushing resolution of the cases for political reasons

Anti-graft court justice in pork scam files

Jun 11, 2014 - 8:15 AM

The name of Sandiganbayan Justice Gregory Ong appears in the digital files of pork barrel scam whistleblower Benhur Luy


Why Luy dropped Baligod as counsel

Mar 04, 2014 - 8:18 PM

The principal whistle blower has had differences with his lawyer over testimonies on two personalities: Sandiganbayan Justice Gregory Ong and TRC chief Dennis Cunanan

Noose tightens on fugitive Napoles brother

Jan 18, 2014 - 6:23 PM

The anti graft court orders Napoles brother to explain why his probation should not be revoked even as the Supreme Court reviews the Kevlar helmet case

'Madame Jenny' Napoles, woman in the eye of a storm

Sep 04, 2013 - 3:24 PM

A liar is a sibling of a thief Janet Napoles would often tell her employees

New pork barrel witnesses spill more beans

Aug 30, 2013 - 3:09 PM

New testimony on a magistrate shows that Napoles influence and clout reticulates through society as well

Screengrab from ABS-CBN's Bandila

Exclusive: Napoles parties with anti-graft court justice

Aug 30, 2013 - 11:58 AM

EXCLUSIVE: Sandigan Associate Justice Gregory Ong under whose division the Kevlar helmets case was decided appears in a photo partying with Janet Napoles and Sen Jinggoy Estrada

Rappler Newscast | August 7, 2013

Aug 07, 2013 - 9:38 PM

3 explosions rock Southern Philippines Coast guard personnel who shot Taiwanese fisherman face homicide charges How Janet Napoles got away

How Janet Lim-Napoles got away

Aug 07, 2013 - 5:54 PM

Nine years ago Janet Napoles was charged in a graft case involving the Philippine Marines The others were put behind bars; she was acquitted