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De Lima: “I have no connection with drug lords”

Not the kind of vindication that she was hoping for, Sen. Leila de Lima yesterday said upon learning of the pronouncements made by those leading the investigation against her in the House of Representatives saying that there will, in the end, be no charges to filed against her. “Kung vindication ang hanap ko, hindi lang ganyan klaseng vindication ang hanap ko. Ang hanap kong vindication ay huminto na sila dyan sa ginagawa nila dapat o huminto na sila dyan sa sinasabi nila na pagpaparatang sa...

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Mga kongresista nais kasuhan si De Lima kaugnay droga

Mayroong mga kongresista na nais na isama sa ulat ng House comittee on justice na kasuhan si Sen. Leila de Lima kaugnay ng  bentahan ng iligal na droga sa New Bilibid Prison noong siya ang kalihim ng Department of Justice. Kahapon ay nabigong aprubahan ng komite ang kanilang ulat kaya muli siyang nagpasagawa ng pagdinig kahapon (Martes). Ayon sa isang solon papunta sa pagrekomenda na kasuhan si de Lima ang tinatahak na direksyon ng komite taliwas sa pahayag ni sepaker Pantaleon Alvarez na...

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De Lima to Duterte: Ano na naman yan?

Senator Leila de Lima yesterday chided President Rodrigo Duterte for acknowledging the existence of summary killings while being adamant in insisting that he did not authorize such acts. “So ngayon iba na? Iba na yung kanyang sinasabi. Akala ko ba the buck stops with him, akala ko ba sya he will be solely responsible for that, in fact magbibigay pa sya ng pardon to the policemen who maybe charged. So ano na naman yan? Paiba iba,” she said. The senator who has proven to be now the nemesis of the...

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Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian, pinayagang bumiyahe

Sumailalim sa conditional arraignment kanina si Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian na isa sa mga kondisyon ng Sandiganbayan Fourth Division upang payagan siya na sumama kay Pangulong Duterte sa pagpunta nito sa China. Naghain ng not guilty plea si Gatchalian sa mga kinakaharap nitong paglabag sa Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act, Malversation at paglabag sa Banking Law kaugnay ng maanomalya umanong pagbili sa kanilang bangko ng Local Water Utilities Authority. Naglagak siya ng  P270,000 travel bond at...

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Imee Marcos denies being Duterte campaign donor

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos, daughter of deposed strongman Ferdinand Marcos, vehemently denied that she had contributed money for President Rodrigo Duterte’s presidential campaign. Marcos made the denial in light of PRRD’s admission that she was one of his big donors of campaign funds. “Wala akong barangay captain, wala akong congressman, wala akong pera. Si Imee pa nagbigay. Sabi niya, inutang daw niya. Si Imee supported me,” Duterte said. A check of...