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Estelito magic: Bong Revilla gets away with new trial delay

Jun 14, 2018 - 12:21 PM

The prosecution begs the Court, ‘do not be hypnotized by Revilla’s chanting of repeated arguments’

STRATEGY. Former senator Bong Revilla huddles with his legal team led by veteran litigator Estelito Mendoza. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

With SC appeal, Bong Revilla asks Sandiganbayan to pause trial

Jan 23, 2018 - 2:44 PM

The anti-graft court directs the camp of Revilla to start their presentation of evidence on January 25

Former senator Bong Revilla attends hearing on his plunder trial over the alleged anomalous disbursement of his pork barrel funds at the Sandiganbayan on Thursday, Sept., 14, 2017. Photo by: DARREN LANGIT

Office of the Ombudsman, Trillanes, Dela Rosa | Evening wRap

Oct 03, 2017 - 8:18 PM

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'Bickering' leads to another postponement of Jinggoy's plunder trial

Jul 17, 2017 - 11:20 AM

We are not delaying the hearing because I am in detention for already more than 3 years Estrada defends his camp

POSTPONED AGAIN. Detained former senator Jinggoy Estrada denies their camp is intentionally delaying the start of his plunder trial, which was postponed on July 17, 2017 to another day when the court resolves their late-notice motion. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

PDAF cases, Duterte-time: Napoles confident of freedom 'in less than 2 years'

Jul 01, 2017 - 1:00 PM

The justice department, the Solicitor General, and the Court of Appeals have helped the cases of the alleged pork barrel scam mastermind in no small measure

Revilla in plunder trial: Examine my earnings from films, TV shows

Jun 29, 2017 - 2:14 PM

For lead prosecutor Joefferson Toribio this defense is nothing new

PLUNDER TRIAL. Detained former senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr attends his plunder trial at anti-graft court Sandiganbayan on June 29, 2017 for his involvement in the pork barrel scam. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Revilla skips 1st day of plunder trial, turns out to be confined

Jun 22, 2017 - 1:30 PM

The former senator s absence comes as a surprise to the Sandiganbayan 1st Division with Associate Justice Geraldine Faith Econg saying it is highly irregular they were not informed ahead of time

PLUNDER TRIAL. Prosecution presents witness Marissa Santos, Chief Records Administrator of the Budget Department, as plunder trial starts for detained former senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr at anti-graft court Sandiganbayan on Thursday, June 22. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Napoles wants 2014 affidavit excluded from plunder trial

Jun 21, 2017 - 5:58 PM

Napoles files the motion to exclude two days before the Sandiganbayan starts trial for her and Bong Revilla s plunder case

UCPB claims no bank records for Benhur Luy

May 22, 2017 - 4:25 PM

Former senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr asks the Sandiganbayan to subpoena records of Benhur Luy s supposed 30 accounts from different banks

Frustration in court as Bong Revilla's plunder trial reset a 5th time

Apr 20, 2017 - 12:27 PM

The trial is now scheduled for June 1

Jinggoy Estrada's plunder case moves to trial

Apr 17, 2017 - 12:55 PM

Estrada is the 3rd lawmaker charged in the pork barrel scam to proceed to trial for plunder

DISAPPOINTED. The usually jolly Jinggoy Estrada is visibly disappointed on April 17, 2017 after the Sandiganbayan Fifth Division denied his request to stay at his father's birthday party longer. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

EXPLAINER: Sandiganbayan denies Revilla’s bid to stop his plunder trial

Feb 23, 2017 - 12:28 PM

The Sandiganbayan denies Revilla s motion which was anchored on technicalities and questions on wording

MOTION DENIED. Former Senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr answers questions from reporters on February 23 after the Sandiganbayan denied his motion to quash. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Court to Revilla plunder case lawyers: Work overtime

Feb 23, 2017 - 11:14 AM

Sandiganbayan Justice Geraldine Faith Econg will personally oversee the preliminary conferences to once and for all settle issues

DEFERRED ANEW. Former Senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr appeared in court on February 23, 2017 only for his plunder trial to be deferred for the third time due to his own team's appeals. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Enrile, Lorenzana, Aguirre | Evening wRap

Feb 01, 2017 - 8:41 PM

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Supreme Court: No Arroyo plunder trial until April

Mar 11, 2016 - 6:21 PM

The High Court extends for another 60 days the suspension of the former president s trial over the alleged misuse of state lottery intelligence funds

TRIAL HALTED. The Supreme Court extends for a second time the suspension of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo's trial for plunder before the anti-graftf court. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Arroyo plunder trial on hold until February 2016

Nov 24, 2015 - 4:27 PM

The Supreme Court extends its status quo ante order for 90 days

Prosecution seeks to discredit evidence in Estrada, Napoles' bail petitions

Nov 22, 2015 - 9:02 PM

The prosecution is seeking to deny their bail petitions by calling their evidence immaterial and irrelevant

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

SC halts Arroyo plunder trial for 30 days

Oct 20, 2015 - 3:25 PM

UPDATED In the meantime the Solicitor General is required to comment within the usual 10 days

Roxas defends Aquino, Arroyo plunder, MayPac ad | The wRap

Apr 07, 2015 - 8:11 PM

Interior secretary Mar Roxas defends President Benigno Aquino Plunder charges against Gloria Arroyo moves to the trial stage The Mayweather Pacquiao ad is out

Court told: Villagers deny Estrada projects existed

Aug 05, 2014 - 6:30 PM

An investigator with the Office of the Ombudsman says he found some PDAF beneficiaries either deceased or too young to benefit from livelihood projects

File photo by Sandiganbayan pool

Arrest of 3 senators may take a while

Jun 06, 2014 - 8:36 AM

Going by similar high profile cases in the past Senators Enrile Estrada and Revilla all accused of plunder may not be sharing the same cell in the next few days or even weeks

PLUNDER CASES

Cast in Erap plunder case: Where are they now?

Apr 24, 2014 - 12:28 PM

(UPDATED) Here's the latest on 9 personalities who figured in the plunder trial of former president Joseph Estrada

Arroyo wants marathon trial of plunder case

Aug 15, 2013 - 8:36 PM

Defense lawyers calls for a speedy trial of the former President Prosecutors plan to call at least 29 witnesses and present 230 or more documents will make this impossible

File photo of Former Pres GMA

Bail hearing of Arroyo's co-accused begins

Oct 29, 2012 - 2:36 PM

The bail hearing of former Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office officials is expected to be a sneak peek into the evidence of the prosecution against former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in her plunder trial