Arroyo pleads not guilty to graft raps over broadband deal

Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo entered Wednesday a not guilty plea on the graft charges filed against her in connection with the overpriced broadband deal with Chinese firm ZTE Corp.

Arroyo pleaded innocent during her arraignment before Associate Justice Gregory Ong of the 4th division of the Sandiganbayan around 8:30 a.m. (more)