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Gigi can be state witness vs Enrile — Miriam

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Manila -- Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago, chairperson of the Senate constitutional amendments committee, said yesterday Jessica ‘’Gigi’’ G. Reyes, former chief of staff of Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile, is eligible to become a possible state witness against the senator in the plunder case arising from the controversial P10-billion pork barrel scam.

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US, PH launch war games near West Philippine Sea

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ZAMBALES -- The Philippines and the United States launched war games Wednesday at a naval base facing turbulent waters claimed by China, as the allies sought to highlight their expanding military ties.

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Filipinos, Fil Ams urged to eat and support Terraces rice

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CHICAGO (FAXX/jGLi)  -- If you eat rice from the Rice Terraces of the Cordilleras, you can also preserve one of the “Seven Wonders of the World.”

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Opposition senators ready own bombshell

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MANILA -- Days after being named in plunder cases filed with the Office of the Ombudsman, two senators said they are preparing to drop bombshells aimed at exposing the Aquino administration’s alleged involvement in high level corruption.

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Fil Am fugitive in murder case sentenced to 35 years

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CHICAGO (FAXX/jGLi) – A Filipino American, who fled to the Philippines while facing murder charges 15 years ago in Chicago, Illinois and allegedly became a bodyguard of a Filipino politician, was sentenced Wednesday (Sept. 25) to 35 years in prison.

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Aquino: I’m responsible for Zamboanga operations

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As Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, President Aquino on Thursday took full responsibility for the government’s response to the crisis caused by the attack on Zamboanga City by rebels of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) faction led by Nur Misuari.

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‘Kangkong’ seeds for P10M pork

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PUERTO PRINCESA CITY -- One of the dummy nongovernment organizations (NGOs)  linked to businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles siphoned off some P10 million from the Malampaya Fund to supposed beneficiaries in Roxas town in northern Palawan province but delivered only kangkong (water spinach) seeds, according to the municipal agriculture officer.

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Update: New York cop in gunrunning granted bail!

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CHICAGO (FAXX/jGLi) – Chief Magistrate Judge Steven M. Gold of the U.S. District court of the Eastern District of New York in Brooklyn granted Thursday (Sept. 12) a $300,000 bond for Filipino American New York police officer Rex G. Maralit in lieu of his detention, according to Robert Nardoza, spokesperson of the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Eastern District of New York.

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Malampaya fund audit explosive, COA

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The woman who in August found the P10-billion pork barrel scandal “appalling” (kahindik-hindik) now says her agency has looked into the alleged misuse of P23.6 billion in the government’s share in the Malampaya Fund during the Arroyo administration and found it “explosive.”

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13 cops in Atimonan slays indicted

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MANILA -- The justice department on Thursday filed multiple murder charges against 13 policemen for the killing of a suspected gambling lord and his companions in Atimonan town, Quezon  province, but threw out the same charges against another police officer and 11 soldiers.

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