Category Archives: Breaking News

PH, US agree on new military deal in time for Obama visit; Groups question agreement

Sunday, 27 April 2014 | Written by

The United States and the Philippines have sealed a 10-year military deal that would allow expanded presence of US military in the country, in time for US President Barack Obama’s visit in Manila on Monday. Reports said the Agreement on Enhanced Defense Cooperation (AEDC) will be signed tomorrow (April 28) at Camp Aguinaldo shortly before Obama’s arrival in Manila. The agreement would…Read More »

Lawmakers tagged by Napoles in pork scam constitute a quorum – Lacson

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 | Written by

Former senator Panfilo Lacson said on Wednesday that Janet Lim Napoles’ camp disclosed to him a long list of lawmakers and other individuals involved in the pork barrel scam. Lacson, who is currently the Yolanda rehabilitation czar, did not specify the exact number of lawmakers which Napoles named but he said there is a quorum. “It’s less than 19 but it’s enough…Read More »

De Lima: Napoles wants to be state witness on pork scam, submits affidavit

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 | Written by

Accused pork barrel mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles wants to turn into state witness in connection in with the multi-billion pork barrel scam, according to Justice Secretary de Lima. De Lima made the statement following her late Monday night visit to Napoles at the Ospital ng Makati, where Napoles was about to undergo surgery. Reports said the Justice Secretary arrived at the hospital at around 11…Read More »

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