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Sep 19, 2018 - 12:21 PM

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48 lawmakers in PDAF-COA audit report win in 2016 elections

Jun 01, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Among those mentioned in the COA report only 86 decide to run And just a little more than half of them are successful in their bids

Sandiganbayan asked: Send Lañete back to jail over P76M kickbacks

Apr 28, 2016 - 8:20 PM

The Ombudsman s Office of the Special Prosecutor asks the Sandiganbayan to reconsider its decision to grant bail to the Masbate governor accused of misusing her pork barrel

FREED ON BAIL. Masbate governor and former representative Rizalina Seachon-Lanete is escorted by family members after she voluntarily surrendered at the Sandiganbayan in Quezon City on February 20. Lanete is facing graft and plunder charges in her alleged involement in the multimillion pork barrel scam. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

2 more ex-congressmen face PDAF scam charges before Sandigan

Apr 20, 2016 - 10:48 PM

Former representatives Alvin Sandoval Malabon Navotas and Arrel Olaño Davao del Norte join the growing list of officials charged before the Sandiganbayan in line with the PDAF scam

86 solons in COA-PDAF report running in 2016 elections

Nov 19, 2015 - 11:00 AM

UPDATED Among those mentioned in the COA report 40 file their candidacies for another shot at the now pork less Congress

Anti-PDAF advocate killed in Aurora resort

Nov 08, 2015 - 9:10 AM

Quintin Paredes San Diego is one of the lead convenors of the August 26 People’s Coalition and has petitioned for the return of PDAF to the national treasury

Sandigan junks 2 more PDAF graft cases vs DBM exec

May 14, 2015 - 6:57 PM

The Sandiganbayan First Division junks 2 graft cases filed against Budget Undersecretary Mario Relampagos Rosario Nuñez Lalaine Paule and Marilou Bare for lack of probable cause

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

Palace: COA will be ‘fair and objective’ in validating Napoles claims

May 31, 2014 - 6:40 PM

Communications Secretary Sonny Coloma says the COA remains an independent body


Miriam: Jail 'guilty' officials with 'pork' lawmakers

Mar 28, 2014 - 1:47 PM

Santiago says officials of implementing agencies should also be thrown into jail for allowing lawmakers to choose NGOs as pork barrel conduits

Hard questions on PDAF and DAP

Oct 07, 2013 - 8:23 AM

DAP disbursements made upon recommendation by senators and other legislators were illegal

HIGHLIGHTS: Million People March #ScrapPork rally at Ayala

Oct 04, 2013 - 4:04 PM

Relive the Million People March ScrapPork rally through Rappler s live blog

Prayer vigil at ESDA Shrine to protest PDAF

Sep 11, 2013 - 3:45 PM

UPDATED EDSA Tayo is another mass action event that started with a Facebook event launched a few days after the MillionPeopleMarch

PRAYER VIGIL AGAINST PORK. A crowd gathers outside the EDSA Shrine at early as 9 am, September 11, 2013. Photo by Rappler

Leftists to Aquino: Forego your presidential fund

Aug 28, 2013 - 12:20 AM

Willing to forego their discretionary funds leftist lawmakers challenge Aquino to do the same