Quantcast
Home » pork barrel scam You are browsing entries tagged with “pork barrel scam”

JPE’s novel bid for bail

By

Novel and unusual is the petition for certiorari filed by detained Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile (JPE) in the Supreme Court to obtain his freedom from detention while awaiting his trial in connection with the charge of plunder and graft filed against him by the Office of the Ombudsman (OOO) for his alleged complicity in the pork barrel scam.

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Case on pork barrel scam proceeding apace

By

When movie actors began “invading” the august halls of government, some folks began loudly calling on them to stop appearing in movies or TV shows, especially those that had them performing in rather risqué or comical roles. But these moves were soon dampened by the arguments of some—and not just the performers—that allowing our show biz legislators and officials to continue their acting or hosting commitments was a way to keep them “honest.”

Posted: November 12th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Binay shown the door, but he’s digging in

By

In a terse statement to the media on Monday, President Aquino said Vice President Jejomar Binay could leave the Cabinet if he no longer agreed with the administration. It was his response to Binay’s speech last week castigating the administration’s supposed shortfalls—an exchange that set them on a collision course at the tail end of the President’s term.

Posted: November 5th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Pork barrel still alive in 2015 budget

By

One would think that after the pork barrel scandal and the prosecution of some of those who got fat on it, no pork would be left in the Aquino administration’s 2015 budget.

Posted: October 31st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Integrity Initiative

By

This year’s Integrity Initiative summit focused the spotlight on Makati and the Senate inquiry into the allegedly overpriced City Hall Building II.

Posted: October 4th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • Newborn found in Australia drain
  • Obama immigration plan good, not great for economy
  • UK police: up to 5 terror plots foiled this year
  • Nigeria: Dozens dead in suspected extremist attack
  • Putin says he won’t be president for life
  • Sports

  • Pressure builds after Pacquiao win for Mayweather
  • Pacquiao outclasses rival in title bout
  • Filipino pride surges anew
  • Texters blast Energy; Hotshots edge Bolts
  • Azkals on top as rivals draw
  • Lifestyle

  • Physician-sculptor finds beauty in nature’s flaws
  • Salibio’s Orientalia and Consorio’s monochrome surrealism at Art Underground
  • Toyota Classics marks its silver anniversary
  • US company introduces odor-eating toilet seat
  • Venezuelan a cappella band to grace UST Christmas Concert
  • Entertainment

  • Revisiting ‘Penthouse Live’
  • ‘Chicago’ as tribute to a beloved mentor
  • Love Knots, November 24, 2014
  • Agents of Ambush, November 24, 2014
  • Tuldok, November 24, 2014
  • Business

  • Gov’t set to rebid Calax in mid-2015
  • AirAsia eyes additional South Korea flights, opposed
  • Banks’ profitability seen to improve in coming year
  • Banks to adopt new technology on credit cards
  • Bill threatens PH commercial fishing sector
  • Technology

  • Kidnappers scanning social networks for potential victims – PNP
  • Netizens cheer Pacquiao win, tell Mayweather ‘you’re next’
  • Facebook ‘newspaper’ spells trouble for media
  • Biotechnology for a better life for Filipinos explained
  • App linking overseas Filipinos to homeland launched in D.C.
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, November 24, 2014
  • Justice as tragedy
  • PH has slowest justice system in the world
  • Random thoughts
  • The Sunni arc of instability
  • Global Nation

  • Japanese ‘samurai’ who fled to PH may be made a saint
  • Taiwanese boat crew faces smuggle raps
  • Christmas comes early in Macau
  • Fil-Ams, immigrants hail Obama’s exec order, seek more inclusive reform
  • Francisco retail workers may get a bill of rights
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement