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Jinggoy Estrada faces contempt for ‘fake’ invite to the USA

Apr 16, 2018 - 2:35 PM

It is a simple travel motion to the United States that is already granted by the court. But misrepresentations prompt the prosecution to ask that the former senator be cited in contempt.

Former Senator Jinggoy Estrada with Lawyers as he attends hearing on his plunder case at the Sandiganbayan on October 2, 2017. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Ampatuan brothers plead not guilty to corruption charges

Aug 15, 2017 - 3:45 PM

Do you know how much the government is spending for his escorts? Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Rafael Lagos says in reference to Andal Ampatuan Jr as he denies the motion to postpone the arraignment

CORRUPTION CHARGES. Ampatuan brothers Sajid (left) and Andal Jr (right) face multiple counts of corruption for ghost projects in Maguindanao in 2009.

Mercado testifies in a Binay trial for the first time

Mar 29, 2017 - 5:34 PM

Former Makati vice mayor Ernesto Mercado testifies on a Commission on Audit report

Sexual harassment conviction vs NEDA exec upheld

Apr 26, 2015 - 8:04 PM

This is the second time that the NEDA regional director is convicted of sexual harassment

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

Ombudsman 'blunder' may cost the plunder charges?

Jun 28, 2014 - 9:00 AM

A former prosecutor involved in the Estrada plunder case says the Ombudsman should insist on the amended complaint and bring its argument to the SC before it s too late

Sandiganbayan to Estrada: Respect appointed justices

Jun 22, 2014 - 10:17 PM

The Fifth Division of the Sandiganbayan will hear Senator Jinggoy Estrada s plunder case; but the division is missing a third member who has yet to be appointed by President Aquino

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