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Iloilo lawmaker wants graft raps junked
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Iloilo City Rep. Geronimo Treñas has asked the Sandiganbayan to dismiss the graft charges filed against him over the alleged    anomalous release of funds to a press club when he was mayor...
Janet asks SC anew to grant bail
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 23, 2018 - 12:00am
The alleged mastermind of the multibillion-peso pork barrel scam Janet Lim-Napoles has again asked the Supreme Court to grant her bail for her plunder case since the evidence against her is weak and defective.
Philippines slips in 2017 world corruption rankings
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 23, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippines has sunk lower in the global rankings of Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index and was even tagged as among Asia’s “worst offenders” of press freedom. ...
Ex-agriculture chief seeks dismissal of P15.8-million car plan raps
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 23, 2018 - 12:00am
After he was recently cleared of graft and malversation cases in connection with the pork barrel scam, former agriculture secretary and incumbent Bohol Rep. Arthur Yap has asked the Sandiganbayan to also junk his...
Janet Napoles insists on Supreme Court bail grant
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 22, 2018 - 3:59pm
Incarcerated businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles, the alleged mastermind of the multibillion-peso pork barrel scam, maintained that she should be granted bail over plunder charges.
Antonio Floirendo Jr. ordered arrested, posts P30,000 bail
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Davao del Norte 2nd District Rep. Antonio Floirendo Jr. yesterday posted P30,000 bail bond a few hours after the Sandiganbayan ordered his arrest for a graft case in connection with his alleged unlawful business...
Sandigan orders Floirendo's arrest
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 21, 2018 - 5:17pm
The Sandiganbayan has ordered the arrest of Davao del Norte 2nd District Rep. Antonio Floirendo Jr. for a graft case in connection with his alleged unlawful business interests in...
Ex-Abra mayor gets 26 years over P2 million cash advances
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 21, 2018 - 12:00am
A fomer municipal mayor in Abra has been sentenced to 26 years in prison in connection with her allegedly anomalous cash advances amounting to P2.15 million.
Ex-Sulu governor, son charged over SALN
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Former Sulu governor Abdusakur Tan Sr. and his son, Maimbung Mayor Samier Tan, are facing criminal charges before the Sandiganbayan for their alleged failure to submit their statements of assets, liabilities and...
Ex-Sulu gov, son charged over SALNs
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 19, 2018 - 3:17pm
Former Sulu Gov. Abdusakur Tan Sr. and his son, Maimbung mayor Samier Tan, are facing criminal charges before the Sandiganbayan over their alleged failure to submit their statements...
CHED official faces raps over SALN
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 18, 2018 - 12:00am
A director of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) is facing criminal charges over her alleged failure to declare the business interests of her husband in her sworn Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth...
CHED director faces breach of conduct raps
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 17, 2018 - 3:55pm
A director of the Commission on Higher Education is facing criminal charges over her alleged failure to declare the business interests of her husband in her sworn Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth or SALN from...
Cagayan de Oro mayor indicted for graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Cagayan de Oro Mayor Oscar Moreno has been charged with graft in connection with the alleged anomalous lease of a heavy equipment when he was governor of Misamis Oriental.
Ombudsman points to AMLC in dropping Duterte wealth probe
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 16, 2018 - 12:01am
The Office of the Ombudsman yesterday confirmed that its probe on the alleged hidden wealth of President Duterte had been “closed and terminated,” saying the Anti-Money Laundering Council had refused...
Sandigan defers Aquino arraignment
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan, in compliance with a Supreme Court order, has deferred proceedings on the graft and usurpation cases against former president Benigno Aquino III and his two co-accused in connection with the January...
DENR set to dismantle illegal Boracay structures
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 15, 2018 - 12:01am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will soon start dismantling illegal structures that contributed to environmental problems on Boracay Island, especially those built within areas classified...
‘Duterte wealth probe can still be reopened’
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 15, 2018 - 12:01am
President Duterte is not totally off the hook yet when it comes to allegations that he has a fortune in ill-gotten wealth deposited in several bank accounts.
Commission on Audit seat vacant as Agito retires
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 14, 2018 - 5:10pm
Agito joined the commission in 1976 as an auditing examiner.
Ex-Tacloban judge faces raps for granting bail to trafficking suspects
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 14, 2018 - 2:55pm
A former judge in Tacloban City was charged before the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan over alleged anomalous grant of bail to two trafficking suspects in 2011.
Gwen Garcia dismissed for grave misconduct
by Elizabeth Marcelo - February 13, 2018 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the dismissal of Cebu City third district Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia over the provincial government’s alleged anomalous purchase of a property when she was gov...
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