In the ongoing investigations of the Senate Blue Committee, whistleblower Ruby Tuason gave details that served as proof against Senator Jinggoy Estrada’s involvement in the said scam. It was in year 2004 that the first transaction was made with the senator, Tuason said. She said she was the one who personally delivered the P5.7 million in kickbacks of Sen. Jinggoy Estrada in his house in Greenhills, San Juan, from his P37.5 million funded project. […]
State witness Ruby Tuason said that she’d rather die than go to jail, in response to Senator Sonny Angara’s question on what she would feel if she’s not accepted as state witness.
Eastern Visayas will experience rainfalls brought by the tail end of the cold front while Eastern Mindanao will experience rainfalls brought by trough of a low-pressure area. Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon will experience occassional rain showers.
Whistleblower Ruby Tuason admitted that she was not involved in any direct transactions with Senator Juan Ponce Enrile. In her testimony, she said she usually makes transactions only with the senator’s chief of staff, Atty. Gigi Reyes.
New witness on the pork barrel scam, Ruby Tuason denied accusations that she only testified to escape the filing of cases against her. She said that if she had wanted to escape, she could have stayed and hid in America and not would not have returned in the Philippines. She emphasized that her testimonies were all true.
A car collided into a ten-wheeler truck at the corner of Jose Abad Santos and Rizal Ave., in Manila on February 12, 2014. The drunk male driver was then involved in an altercation with members of the media.
Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz reassured overseas Filipino workers based in Saudi Arabia that the Philippine government will guarantee the protection and welfare amid reports of a new mega-recruitment system to be implemented there. “We will never negotiate anything that would reduce the level of protection of our workers. So we will see to it that whether they are operating under a ‘mega recruitment system’ or under a new system, the level of protection that our […]
Philippine Disaster Recovery Foundation and PLDT Gabay Guro Foundation went to Leyte in a turnover ceremony to give eight classrooms for the use of the Yolanda victims.
Philhealth will impose fines on government hospitals who will make poor patients pay for their services. According to Philhealth, members should not pay for hospital expenses. This is part of the service offered by Philhealth to its 14 million poor clients.
MANILA, Philippines — On Saturday, February 15, the Iglesia Ni Cristo will be conducting a “walk for a cause” for victims of supertyphoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) to further help families affected by the strongest typhoon on record. INC Executive Minister Eduardo V. Manalo recently approved the holding of the activity in cooperation with its socio-civic arm, the Felix Y. Manalo Foundation, Inc. A circular was read in local congregations of the INC […]
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has dismissed the frustrated murder case filed against former National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) director Magtanggol Gatdula. This is in connection with the ambush of NBI Deputy Director Reynaldo Esmeralda in February 2012. In its resolution, the panel of prosecutors found no evidence linking Gatdula to the said case. Esmeralda earlier claimed that the failed attack on his life was in connection with the alleged kidnapping and extortion case from […]
The Cultural Center of the Philippines announces that it shall be holding the CCP National Rondalla Workshop on April 8-12, 2014(Tuesday to Saturday) from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM at various venues in the CCP complex . The Workshop is open to rondalla groups all over the country who have been in existence for at least two (2) years and who wish to further hone their skills in rondalla technique and performance. The workshop modules […]