SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Selective justice

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/20 June) — It took almost a year since the P10-billion pork barrel scam became staple political stuff for the Ombudsman to file graft and plunder charges against… »

COMMENT: A Matter of Credibility

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, May 30, 2014 – Lawyer Bruce Rivera has done an excellent job in letting Janet Lim-Napoles take the offensive in the PDAF (Priority Development Assistance Fund) or… »


Makaulit na ning Pdaf scandal nganong di naman gyud kasohan ning mga garapal gikapoy na ta og paminaw mura na man ni’g gikuraw kalami ni sila isulod sa baril ug… »

COMMENT: After Almost a Year, Still All Sounds

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, May 23, 2014 – The PDAF (Priority Development Assistance Fund) or pork barrel scam erupted ten months ago. To be exact, the Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI) exposed… »

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Super typhoon Miriam

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/07 November) — Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago started by training her guns at alleged pork barrel scam Janet Lim-Napoles, but ended up hitting her colleague, Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile,… »

Davao lawyers want pork, DAP abolished

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/11 Oct.) — Lawyers’ groups in the city joined calls for the abolition of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) and Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). In a forum… »

ADVOCACY MINDANOW: On Surrendering to Presidents

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/02 September) — I can see that the surrender of Ms. JANET NAPOLES to President Noynoy himself, no less, is now creating some controversy. The way things were… »

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: The President as escort

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/01 September) – At this point in her life, alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles poses a dilemma. She looks too bad to be given any space… »

TINGOG SA SUBA: The karma of Janet Burles

Inside the Makati city Jail. A woman sneaks in. Woman (Excitedly): Ma’m, kumusta na po? Nagkita na rin tayo uli! Janet : Sino ka? Who are you? Woman : Mam… »

Probe on ‘pork’ should lead to conviction – Bp. Cabantan

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/27 August) – A thorough investigation on the alleged misuse of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) should lead to prosecution and conviction, Malaybalay Bishop Jose Cabantan yesterday… »

Mindanawons call for ‘pork’ abolition

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/26 August) – Mindanawons from all walks of life marched together in cities across the island today to express their outrage over the reported misuse and abuse of… »

COMMENTARY: About “Pork”: Integrity will Prevail

Today we come together as Filipino citizens who believe in the Philippines and believe in one another. We come together with love for our country and love for one another,… »

Mind da News: Not the Time to Celebrate

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, August 26, 3013 – The organizers of the “Million People March” nationwide are right. President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino heard but has not listened. So, the March must… »

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