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Ex-Antique mayor charged for awarding contract to son
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 21, 2017 - 10:45pm
A former municipal mayor in Antique is facing graft charges for allegedly awarding a government project to a company owned by her son.
COA to PhilHealth: Return P247.8-M perks
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 20, 2017 - 12:00am
The Commission on Audit (COA) has ordered with finality the return of P247.883 million worth of unauthorized allowances and benefits that the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) granted its officials...
Iloilo mayor indicted over unremitted GSIS, Pag-IBIG funds
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 20, 2017 - 12:00am
A municipal mayor in Iloilo and her treasurer have been indicted for allegedly failing to remit P6 million in employees’ contributions to the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) and Home Developmen...
Gina Lopez urges foreign investors to embark on green projects
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 19, 2017 - 6:11pm
Following her order to close down the operations of 28 mining firms and to cancel 75 mining contracts, Environment Secretary Gina Lopez Sunday urged foreign inventors to instead take a chance on projects that &...
PhilHealth told: Return P247.8M in unauthorized allowances
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 19, 2017 - 5:04pm
The Commission on Audit has ordered with finality the return of P247.883 million worth of unauthorized allowances and benefits that the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation granted to its official and employ...
Governor, ex-lawmaker face graft charges
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 18, 2017 - 11:35pm
The governor of Camarines Norte and a former congressman are facing graft charges before the Sandiganbayan.
Revilla aide dismissed over ‘pork’ scam
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 18, 2017 - 10:36pm
The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the dismissal from service and perpetual disqualification from holding public office of 13 incumbent and former officials – including the chief of staff of former s...
Imelda’s brothers get to keep questioned wealth
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 18, 2017 - 10:36pm
The First Division of the Sandiganbayan has affirmed its ruling dismissing the P11-billion civil forfeiture case that the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) filed against Armando and Alfredo Romu...
Padaca wants graft charges dismissed
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 17, 2017 - 11:38pm
Former Isabela governor Grace Padaca has sought the dismissal of graft and malversation charges against her before the Sandiganbayan.
Court junks Jeane Napoles' petition vs tax evasion case
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 16, 2017 - 7:12pm
Court junks Jeane Napoles' petition vs tax evasion case
Sandigan clears ex-DBP head of graft, estafa
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 16, 2017 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has reversed its earlier decision convicting former Development Bank of the Philippines president Vitaliano Nañagas II of graft and estafa for using DBP funds for his personal travel in...
Vitangcol to face trial for $30-M MRT extort
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 16, 2017 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan will proceed with the trial of a graft case against former Metro Rail Transit (MRT) general manager Al Vitangcol in connection with his alleged attempt to extort $30 million from Czech company...
Ex-Davao mayor ordered charged with graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 14, 2017 - 12:00am
A former municipal ma-yor in Davao Oriental and his treasurer have been ordered charged with graft over the allegedly anomalous procurement of construction equipment.
Ex-Leyte mayor cleared of graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 13, 2017 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has dismissed a graft case filed against a former municipal mayor in Leyte and four others due to inordinate delay by the Office of the Ombudsman in investigating the case.
Sandigan orders ex-Butuan mayor’s arrest in fertilizer scam
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 13, 2017 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has ordered the arrest of a former Butuan City mayor and seven others for their alleged involvement in the P728-million fertilizer fund scam.
Ombudsman insists Gigi Reyes must remain in jail
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 13, 2017 - 12:00am
State prosecutors urged the Sandiganbayan to affirm its ruling denying the motion of Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes, former chief of staff of former senator Juan Ponce Enrile, to dismiss her plunder ca...
DENR finds no armed groups in Laguna de Bay
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 12, 2017 - 6:23pm
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources has found no armed groups in the Laguna de Bay contrary to reports that several armed men were harassing fisherfolk in the area.
Sandigan asked to deny Gigi Reyes' plea to reconsider dismissing plunder case
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 12, 2017 - 4:27pm
State prosecutors from the Office of the Ombudsman have urged the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan to affirm its ruling denying the motion of Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes, the former chief of staff of ...
Sandigan dismisses graft raps vs ex-Leyte mayor
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 12, 2017 - 2:22pm
The Sandiganbayan Fifth Division has dismissed the graft case against former Capoocan, Leyte Mayor Federico Carolino Sr. and four other former officials of the municipality citing the Office of the Ombudsman's ...
Ex-Phlpost chief posts P.3-M bail for graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 11, 2017 - 11:35pm
Former Philippine Postal Corp. (Phlpost) postmaster general Maria Josefina dela Cruz posted P360,000 bail before the Sandiganbayan on Thursday.
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