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Imelda Marcos’s Ex-Aide Charged in ’80s Art Theft

John Marshall Mantel for The New York Times Vilma Bautista, center, the former secretary to Imelda Marcos, left court on Tuesday with her lawyers. She is charged with conspiring to sell art masterpieces that were acquired by Mrs. Marcos, the former first lady of the Philippines. By RUSS BUETTNER Read more »

‘CJ has ill-gotten wealth’

By Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) – A key member of President Aquino’s Cabinet said yesterday the government has evidence to prove that Chief Justice Renato Corona has ill-gotten wealth that could not have been acquired with his salary in the judiciary, and the evidence would be presented Read more »

Singson gets 18 months, to quit House; family in tears

By Cynthia Balana, Philippine Daily Inquirer HONG KONG—His days as a member of the Philippine House of Representatives are numbered. Sentenced on Thursday to 18 months in jail in Hong Kong for drug trafficking, Rep. Ronald Singson is preparing to resign his House seat, his father, Ilocos Sur Gov. Read more »

Madrigal: There’s proof Nograles brod got P14M in ‘swine scam’

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Sen. Ana Consuelo “Jamby” Madrigal on Friday said that there is proof that the brother of Speaker Prospero Nograles got P14 million in “attorney’s fees” from Quedancor’s multi-billion swine loan program which is a subject of a Senate Blue-Ribbon Committee probe.