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Ex-Quezon mayor gets 10 years for graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - July 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Former mayor Isarme Bosque of Polillo, Quezon has been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison over the illegal purchase of a parcel of land in 2005.
COA scolds DOST for poor project implementation
by Elizabeth Marcelo - July 23, 2019 - 12:00am
The Commission on Audit (COA) has scolded the Department of Science and Techonology (DOST) over several lapses in the implementation of its flagship project for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), resulting...
‘Strong evidence to convict Surigao del Sur vice governor for graft’
by Elizabeth Marcelo - July 21, 2019 - 12:00am
There is sufficient evidence to convict Surigao del Sur Vice Gov. Librado Navarro of graft over the alleged anomalous procurement of a heavy equipment worth P14.7 million when he was mayor of Bislig City in 2012,...
COA flags SC for P33.7-million unliquidated cash advances
by Elizabeth Marcelo - July 21, 2019 - 12:00am
The Commission on Audit (COA) has flagged the Supreme Court (SC) over unliquidated cash advances of its officials and employees totaling P33.734 million.
Sandigan clears ‘Morong 43’ police, military officers
by Elizabeth Marcelo - July 20, 2019 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has dismissed the criminal charges filed against police and military officers accused of illegally detaining 43 health workers in Morong, Rizal in February 2010.
COA calls out DSWD on P10.8-B unliquidated 4Ps funds
by Elizabeth Marcelo - July 20, 2019 - 12:00am
The Commission on Audit (COA) has called out the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) over its unliquidated funds totaling P10.851 billion intended for beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino...
Bohol town mayor suspended
by Elizabeth Marcelo - July 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Mayor Leonila Montero of Panglao, Bohol has been ordered suspended for 90 days in connection with the charges filed against her before the Sandiganbayan over the alleged illegal hiring of municipal consultants in...
COA scolds PCG on P2.69-B undelivered equipment
by Elizabeth Marcelo - July 19, 2019 - 12:00am
The Commission on Audit scolded the Philippine Coast Guard over its failure to demand the timely delivery of P2.69 billion worth of equipment, supplies and helicopters procured through the Department of Budget and...
Ex-Rizal mayor cleared of grave coercion
by Elizabeth Marcelo - July 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Former mayor Pedro Cuerpo of Rodriguez, Rizal has been cleared of grave coercion over the closure of a sanitary landfill in 2008.
Sandigan orders forfeiture of ex-PNP general’s assets
by Elizabeth Marcelo - July 16, 2019 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has ordered the forfeiture of the assets of a former police general worth P15.8 million that were found to be ill-gotten from 1991 to 2004.
COA reminds Senate, House on gender empowerment projects
by Elizabeth Marcelo - July 16, 2019 - 12:00am
The Commission on Audit (COA) has reminded the two chambers of Congress to implement projects and activities that would promote gender empowerment as mandated under Republic Act 9710 or the Magna Carta for Wome...
COA flags PTV-4 for questionable salaries, unliquidated ASEAN funds
by Elizabeth Marcelo - July 14, 2019 - 12:00am
The Commission on Audit (COA) has called out the People’s Television Network Inc. (PTNI), which runs PTV-4, over its questionable payment of P89.68 million in salaries of contractual employees and for its failure...
PEZA: TRABAHO bill causes investment decline in 2018
by Elizabeth Marcelo - July 12, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) has blamed a pending bill in Congress that seeks to tighten the fiscal incentives granted to investors operating in economic zones for the sharp decline in its total...
Ombudsman urged to probe SALNs of Duque brothers
by Elizabeth Marcelo - July 11, 2019 - 12:00am
The parents of 10 deceased children suspected to be victims of the Dengvaxia vaccine yesterday filed a motion before the Office of the Ombudsman urging the anti-graft body to subpoena the statements of assets, liabilities...
COA calls out PCSO for P8-B unremitted earnings
by Elizabeth Marcelo - July 11, 2019 - 12:00am
The Commission on Audit (COA) has called out the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) over its continued refusal to remit to the national treasury 50 percent of annual earnings as required by law, noting...
COA: 1,489 businesses in Manila operated without permits
by Elizabeth Marcelo - July 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Over a thousand business establishments in Manila operated without permits during the term of former mayor Joseph Estrada, which deprived the city government of additional revenue, the Commission on Audit (COA) said...
Ex-Zamboanga Norte mayor acquitted of perjury over SALN
by Elizabeth Marcelo - July 7, 2019 - 12:00am
Former Siocon, Zamboanga del Norte mayor Ceasar Soriano has been cleared of perjury for failure to declare several business interests in the statement of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN) that he and his...
COA calls out DENR on foreign funded projects
by Elizabeth Marcelo - July 7, 2019 - 12:00am
The Commission on Audit (COA) has called out the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) over the delays in its implementation of two foreign-funded projects.
Martires P15 M richer in 5 months
by Elizabeth Marcelo - July 7, 2019 - 12:00am
Ombudsman Samuel Martires’ wealth grew by P15.336 million in just five months since he assumed his post as chief graft buster.
‘No legal ground for usurpation case vs Noy’
by Elizabeth Marcelo - July 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Ombudsman Samuel Martires yesterday slammed the filing of graft and usurpation of official functions charges against former president Benigno Aquino III in connection with the 2015 Mamasapano incident.
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