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Ex-Basilan mayor cleared of graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 18, 2019 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has junked the graft charges filed by the Office of the Ombudsman against former mayor Haber Asarul of Sumisip, Basilan.
Sandiganbayan urged: Affirm Janet Napoles conviction in plunder raps
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 17, 2019 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman has asked the Sandiganbayan to uphold its earlier decision convicting businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles of plunder over the alleged misuse of around P517 million in pork barrel funds of...
All set for trial of Enrile’s ‘pork’ cases
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan is set to start the formal trial of the plunder and graft cases against former senator Juan Ponce Enrile in connection with the multi-billion peso pork barrel fund scam, nearly five years since...
Davao del Sur vice mayor cleared of graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has reversed its decision convicting Vice Mayor Edwin Reyes of Bansalan, Davao del Sur of graft for allowing the sale of firecrackers when he was mayor.
Ombudsman: No flood fund probe
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 11, 2019 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman denied claims by House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. that the agency has launched an investigation into the P332-billion flood control fund scam allegedly perpetrated by Budget Secretary...
Sandiganbayan not keen on holding Bong Revilla trial at Bilibid
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 11, 2019 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan will seek permission from the Supreme Court to continue the trial on pending graft cases filed against former senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. at the anti-graft court’s premises...
Ex-NHA officials get 10 years for graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Five former officials of the National Housing Authority (NHA) have been convicted of graft in connection with a housing project in Bacolod City in 1992.
Pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Napoles transferred to Correctional
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles was finally transferred to the Correctional Institution for Women (CIW) in Mandaluyong City a month after her conviction for plunder.
Nueva Vizcaya town mayor appeals conviction
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Mayor Jerry Pasigian of Alfonso Castañeda town in Nueva Vizcaya has asked the Sandiganbayan to reconsider its decision that sentenced him to up to 22 years in prison over the municipal government’s purchase...
Sandigan reiterates order for Janet Napoles transfer to correctional
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 5, 2019 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has reiterated its order for the transfer of convicted plunderer and mastermind of the pork barrel scam Janet Lim-Napoles to the Correctional Institution for Women in Mandaluyong City.
Sandiganbayan: Strong evidence vs ex-Cebu mayor
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 4, 2019 - 12:00am
There is strong evidence to convict former mayor Valdemar Chiong of Naga City, Cebu, according to the Sandiganbayan.
YEARENDER: Ombudsman loses top corruption case
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 4, 2019 - 12:00am
More than five years ago the public was shocked and enraged over news of how billions of pesos of government funds were stolen through the pork barrel scam.
Zamboanga Sibugay vice mayor gets 8 years for graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 3, 2019 - 12:00am
For giving a bigger calamity assistance to her husband and sister when she was mayor, Vice Mayor Gemma Adana of Naga, Zamboanga Sibugay has been sentenced to up to eight years in prison.
Sandiganbayan sets ruling on P1-billion Marcos wealth case
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Another civil case against former first lady Imelda Marcos and her husband, the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos Sr., involving P1.052 billion in alleged ill-gotten wealth, is now up for decision by the anti-graft...
Sandigan OKs Singapore trip of Syjuco couple
by Elizabeth Marcelo - December 30, 2018 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has allowed former Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) director general Augusto Syjuco and his wife Judy, a former representative of the first district of Iloilo, to leave...
Ex-Bukidnon mayor gets 10 years for graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - December 30, 2018 - 12:00am
A former mayor of Quezon town in Bukidnon will be spending up to 10 years in prison for using public funds to purchase construction equipment for his personal use.
Sandiganbayan orders Janet Napoles’ transfer to Correctional
by Elizabeth Marcelo - December 29, 2018 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has ordered the transfer of convicted pork barrel scam queen Janet Lim-Napoles from Camp Bagong Diwa to the Correctional Institution for Women (CIW) in Mandaluyong City.
Sandiganbayan junks Bulacan mayor’s bid to suspend trial
by Elizabeth Marcelo - December 28, 2018 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan will proceed with the trial of the graft charges filed against Mayor Alfredo Germar of Norzagaray, Bulacan in connection with the alleged illegal hiring of consultants in 2013.
Pasig environment chief gets 3 years for graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - December 28, 2018 - 12:00am
A Pasig City government official was sentenced to three years in prison for graft over the anomalous awarding of a contract for holding environment seminars in 2006.
Ombudsman withdraws 4 of 53 graft raps vs Enrico Echiverri
by Elizabeth Marcelo - December 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Citing insufficiency of evidence, the Office of the Ombudsman has withdrawn four of the remaining 53 graft cases filed against former Caloocan City mayor Enrico Echiverri before the Sandiganbayan in connection with...
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