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There is no main plunderer, Napoles argues. The anti-graft court says, ''The eyes are useless when the mind is blind. It is apparent that the information refers to [Jinggoy] Estrada as the mastermind of the PDAF scheme.'
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State auditors also say the Manila city government under former mayor Joseph Estrada didn't have enough cash because it borrowed funds from unimplemented projects and development fund savings
Jerwin Ancajas and his team are in the process of setting up a unification crown showdown
'No matter what color or political affiliation, we have to arrest the city’s free fall,' says incoming Manila Mayor Francisco 'Isko Moreno' Domagoso
The prosecution’s evidence, if unrebutted, 'is sufficient to support a conviction for the crime as charged,' says the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan
12 veteran actors are given the 'Mga Natatanging Bituin ng Siglo' award during the PMPC Star Awards for Movies 2019
Blessings are pouring for Jerwin Ancajas as he receives recognition from the Phiilippine Navy
The Sandiganbayan says law enforcers should explain the non-arrest of 4 people implicated in the P4.1-billion plunder case of former president Joseph Estrada
Former senator Jinggoy Estrada also calls reelectionist Senator Nancy Binay 'the better person' to cop the final spot in the Magic 12. The 13th placer based on the unofficial count is his half-brother, Senator JV Ejercito.
In this short feature, Rappler looks at the shifting alliances behind the battle for Manila, and the man from Tondo who took down a former president and rose to become the mayor of the country's capital city
‘Today’s election is going to be our teachers in the future. It teaches us...that sometimes you should know when to stop,’ says Joseph Estrada's former ally, mayor-elect Isko Moreno of Manila
His half-brother JV Ejercito places 3rd in San Juan City. Grace Poe, a San Juan resident, tops the count.
(3rd UPDATE) Erap Estrada and his family lose in local and national contests
(4th UPDATE) 'The party made a commitment na itataas namin ang uri ng pangangampanya sa Maynila. Tinotoo namin ang sinabi namin,' says new mayor Isko Moreno
‘Hindi po ako andito sa entabladong ito dahil lang po sa aking pangalan, dahil lang po isa akong Estrada,’ says San Juan City mayoral bet Janella Ejercito Estrada
A survey showing Isko Moreno with a wide lead over Erap Estrada boosts the morale of his campaign team. In a miting de avance in Pandacan, the former vice mayor says, ‘May puting usok na sa city hall!’
Sor Rungvisai absorbs his first loss in 5 years and loses his WBC super flyweight belt
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The US Drug Enforcement Agency has been investigating the alleged conspiracy since December 2018
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Less than half of senatorial bets have complied with this new Commission on Elections requirement as of Monday, April 15
Before thousands of San Juan residents, the 29-year-old third-generation Estrada vows to provide affordable healthcare and more housing for the poor
Local candidates in Metro Manila sweat it out on the first day of their campaign
Sibling rivalry in Makati, challenging a 50 year old dynasty in San Juan and the Belmontes go after Duterte loyalists
‘Mas tumahimik na po sa Maynila,’ says reelectionist Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada
(UPDATED) Both defendants have 10 days to file their demurrers to evidence that, if granted, will get them acquitted of plunder
Senator Sonny Angara, meanwhile, says senatorial debates and fora are mostly for 'newbies' since reelectionists are already well-known to the public
Like in the case of his friend Bong Revilla, there is an explosive AMLC report against Jinggoy Estrada. How will the Sandiganbayan 5th Division appreciate it?
Sara, the influential daughter of President Rodrigo Duterte and Erap, the still popular mayor-president share a stage to endorse 13 senatorial candidates allied with the administration
So who really is the Duterte administration’s bet?
'Naging presidente ako. Si Inday Sara kaya? Ano ang guhit ng kanyang palad?' says Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada as he hosts a campaign rally for Hugpong ng Pagbabago
'Blood is thicker than water,' says presidential daughter Sara Duterte as she lightheartedly refers to the rift between the sons of Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada who are both part of her senatorial slate
The two administration-allied senatorial candidates make repeated digs at detained Senator Leila de Lima in their speeches in campaign sorties
Over 500 of the bills the ex-senator and 2019 senatorial bet co-authored or filed were pending at the Senate committee level in the 16th Congress, from 2013 to 2016
(UPDATED) ''Pag natalo itong mga kandidato ko, balikan ko kayo,' President Rodrigo Duterte jokingly tells the audience during PDP-Laban's proclamation rally in San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan
The two pork-tainted ex-senators woo voters in Pampanga on the first day of the 2019 campaign period, alongside presidential daughter Sara Duterte
These pre-campaign ads have allowed candidates' camps to spend on promotions without having to report them to the Comelec
The estranged brothers, both senatorial candidates, also shake hands with smiles on their faces at the Hugpong ng Pagbabago campaign launch
Malacañang says President Rodrigo Duterte's endorsements of Jinggoy Estrada and Imee Marcos won't hurt his supposedly firm stance against corruption
The estranged brothers both bag a presidential endorsement
If he defends his World Boxing Organization crown, the 4-division champion has Thai superstar Srisaket Sor Rungvisai at the top of his list of fighters he wants to face next
Jinggoy Estrada hopes to be on the campaign trail with Bong Revilla in their bid to return to the Senate in 2019
Jaime Dichaves, who owned up to the Jose Velarde accounts, is cleared by the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan even without a full-blown trial
The filing of certificates of candidacy for the 2019 elections has its share of eyebrow-raising moments
Former vice mayor Francis Zamora seeks to replace Mayor Guia Gomez in San Juan. He is up against the current vice mayor, Janella Estrada.
(UPDATED) Ramon Revilla Jr is currently detained, while Jinggoy Estrada and Juan Ponce Enrile are out on bail
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Former senator Jinggoy Estrada says he wants himself and his half-brother, reelectionist Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito, to win in 2019