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Sandigan denies Revilla plea to junk plunder rap
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 9, 2017 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has denied with finality the petition of former senator Ramon Revilla Jr. to dismiss his plunder case in connection with the multibillion-peso pork barrel scam.
BIR told to refund P63.25 M to Belle
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 8, 2017 - 12:00am
The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has ordered the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to refund P63.25 million to Belle Corp. which was unlawfully withheld from the firm’s capital gains tax (CGT) in November 20...
Raps vs vice mayor dismissed
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 6, 2017 - 9:05pm
Another local official has been cleared of criminal charges due to the inordinate delay of the Office of the Ombudsman in conducting an investigation.
Southern Leyte gov faces falsification raps
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 6, 2017 - 12:00am
The governor of Southern Leyte is facing charges for falsification of public documents.
Ex-DOF execs face graft raps over tax credit scam
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 6, 2017 - 12:00am
More than a dozen former officials of the Department of Finance (DOF) have been charged before the Sandiganbayan for their alleged involvement in the P5.3-billion tax credit scam.
Abaya, others face charges over contract for MRT coaches
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 6, 2017 - 12:00am
Former transportation secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya and five former transportation officials are facing charges for allegedly entering into a disadvantageous contract worth P3.8 billion with a Chinese firm for the...
Ex-mayor charged with perjury over SALN
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 5, 2017 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the filing of charges against former Dinagat mayor Gwendolyn Ecleo for misdeclaring her statement of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN).
2 ex-mayors face graft raps
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 4, 2017 - 12:00am
Two former mayors are facing charges before the Sandiganbayan.
COA seeks cancellation of Bucor-Tadeco deal
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 4, 2017 - 12:00am
A special panel of the Commission on Audit (COA) has recommended the cancellation of the joint venture agreement between the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) and the Tagum Agricultural Development Co. Inc. (Tadeco)...
Ampatuan brods face 161 graft, falsification raps
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 2, 2017 - 12:00am
Two principal suspects in the Maguindanao massacre are facing more charges.
Ex-mayor gets 24 years over market project
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 2, 2017 - 12:00am
Former Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo mayor Pedro Hautea and former municipal engineer Norman Lustria have been sentenced to a maximum of 24 years in prison.
Iligan mayor faces new raps
by Elizabeth Marcelo - April 30, 2017 - 12:00am
Iligan City Mayor Celso Regencia has been indicted for performing his duties when he was detained from October 2015 to Jan. 30 this year.
13 MPD cops axed over ‘hidden cell’
by Elizabeth Marcelo - April 29, 2017 - 12:00am
Manila Police District (MPD) Station 1 commander Superintendent Robert Domingo and 12 members of the station’s drug enforcement unit (DEU) were relieved from their posts yesterday after a “hidden cell”...
Sandigan to proceed with Enrile plunder trial
by Elizabeth Marcelo - April 29, 2017 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has denied with finality the motion of former senator Juan Ponce Enrile seeking the dismissal of his plunder case in connection with his alleged involvement in the multibillion-peso pork barrel...
Binay wife seeks court nod for pilgrimage
by Elizabeth Marcelo - April 28, 2017 - 12:00am
Former Makati mayor Elenita Binay has asked the three divisions of the Sandiganbayan to allow her to go to Israel next month to join her husband, former vice president Jejomar Binay Sr., in a pilgrimage.
Government execs, workers warned vs untruthful SALN declarations
by Elizabeth Marcelo - April 28, 2017 - 12:00am
Public officials and employees are warned against untruthful declaration of their wealth and obligations.
Lease, sale of Luisita lots illegal — DAR chief
by Elizabeth Marcelo - April 27, 2017 - 12:00am
The sale and lease of lots awarded to Hacienda Luisita farm workers is illegal, Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano said yesterday.
Ombudsman unfazed by impeachment threats
by Elizabeth Marcelo - April 24, 2017 - 7:31pm
Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales remains unfazed amid threats of an impeachment case by her critics when Congress resumes session next month.
DAR-7 told to return P14-M CARP fund used for bonuses, allowances
by Elizabeth Marcelo - April 24, 2017 - 3:37pm
The Commission on Audit has directed officials and staff of the Department of Agrarian Reform - Region 7 to return a total of P14.18 million in bonuses and allowances drawn from the agency's fund for its agrarian...
Suspended vice mayor charged with graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - April 23, 2017 - 12:00am
The vice mayor of Tanjay City in Negros Oriental has been charged with graft in connection with the alleged anomalous purchase of construction materials for the repair of canals.
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