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Gordon, Trillanes clash over invite to Paolo Duterte, Mans Carpio -

Tension rose between Blue Ribbon committee chair Senator Richard Gordon and Senator Antonio Trillanes IV after the latter moved to invite Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte and his brother-in-law Mans Carpio to the hearing on the P6.4 billion shabu ...and more »

Taguba apologizes to Duterte son, in-law, clears them from drug smuggling mess -

Broker Mark Ruben Taguba II has apologized to presidential son Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte and his brother-in-law Manases Carpio for the “fake news” circulating that the two were involved in the P6.4-billion shipment of illegal drugs that went ...and more »

Trillanes dares Gordon: Go ahead, file your case -

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV has dared Sen. Richard Gordon, chair of the Senate blue ribbon committee, to make good on his threat to file an ethics case against him. Gordon on Friday said he would. A verbal clash erupted between the two senators during ...and more »

Duterte to gov't officials: You're not special; you're just working for the people -

DAVAO CITY – President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday said government officials should not act like they were special because in reality they are only working for the benefit of the people. “That's why don't treat us special. We are just like anybody else ...and more »

Faeldon admits Mans visited him once at BOC -

Former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon admitted on Friday that he once met with presidential son-in-law, lawyer Mans Carpio, in his office at the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to brief him about a case. READ: Estrella confirms visit of Duterte's son-in ...and more »

Trillanes, Gordon trading insults mars BOC hearing -

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV slammed his colleague Senator Richard Gordon for holding a “one-man show” and monopolizing hearings. Gordon, in turn, chided Trillanes for launching failed coup attempts. The heated exchange between the two senators on ...and more »

Palace: No need for Paolo Duterte, Mans Carpio to attend Senate probe -

A Malacañang official on Saturday said there is no more reason for presidential son Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte and presidential son-in-law lawyer Manases “Mans” Carpio to attend the Senate investigation regarding the alleged drug smuggling at ...and more »

'Small' Abellera attends Senate hearing, admits meeting Taguba in Davao - InterAksyon

MANILA, Philippines — Davao City Councilor Nilo “Small” Abellera finally showed up on Thursday at the Senate inquiry into the smuggling of 604 kilos of crystal meth, or “shabu,” into the country, admitting he met customs broker Mark Taguba in the ...and more »

Alias 'Small' of Davao appears at Senate hearing -

The Davao City councilor tagged of having links with the powerful “Davao Group” operating within the Bureau of Customs (BOC) has attended for the first time the Senate inquiry into the P6.4 billion shabu shipment into the country. According to Broker ...and more »

Gordon threatens to file ethics complaint vs. Trillanes after clash at Senate - CNN Philippines

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 31) — Senator Richard Gordon said he will file an ethics complaint against Senator Antonio Trillanes following a heated exchange Thursday during the hearing into the P6.4-billion shabu shipment smuggled into the ...and more »