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Sandigan affirms Negros vice mayor’s graft conviction
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 19, 2020 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has upheld its ruling convicting Vice Mayor Oscar Montilla Jr. of Sipalay City, Negros Occidental of graft.
DENR to public: Surrender rescued Taal wildlife
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 19, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources has appealed to the public to turn over to authorities any rescued endangered and endemic animals from Taal Volcano.
Taal calm but intense
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 19, 2020 - 12:00am
While Taal Volcano appears calm on the surface, activity underneath remains “intense” – and with no sign of weakening since the volcano’s steam explosion seven days ago, the Philippine Institute...
Nani Perez to stand trial for $2 million extortion
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 18, 2020 - 12:00am
A civil forfeiture case filed by the Office of the Ombudsman against a former Department of Justice secretary and several others in 2014 is set to go on trial at the Sandiganbayan over $2 million (roughly P101 million)...
Reverse conviction of dead Bukidnon mayor, Sandigan asked
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 12, 2020 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has been asked to reverse its ruling convicting a former mayor of Bukidnon despite his death.
Ex-DA execs’ bid to dismiss fertilizer scam raps junked
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 9, 2020 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has denied the motions of two former regional officials of the Department of Agriculture seeking the dismissal of the charges filed against them in connection with the fertilizer fund scam.
OFWs in Iraq repatriated today
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 9, 2020 - 12:00am
The mandatory evacuation of Filipinos in Iraq starts today after Alert Level 4, the highest crisis alert level, was raised yesterday over Middle Eastern countries due to the escalating tensions following the killing...
Ex-Cebu town mayor cleared of graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 7, 2020 - 12:00am
Former mayor Avelino Gungob Sr. of Consolacion, Cebu has been acquitted of graft in connection with his application for an environment compliance certificate in favor of a private subdivision.
Ex-Sibugay mayor appeals conviction for graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 6, 2020 - 12:00am
A former municipal mayor in Zamboanga Sibugay will appeal the decision of the Sandiganbayan convicting her and four others in connection with the anomalous purchase of heavy equipment amounting to P8.8 million.
5 Eastern Samar LGU execs suspended over fire truck purchase
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 5, 2020 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has ordered the suspension for 90 days of five municipal officials of Guiuan, Eastern Samar in connection with the charges filed against them over the alleged anomalous procurement of a fire truck...
Sandigan junks ex-Bukidnon mayor’s bid to dismiss raps
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 4, 2020 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has dismissed the motion of a former mayor of San Fernando, Bukidnon to dismiss the charges filed against him in connection with the municipal government’s alleged anomalous purchase of heavy...
Ex-CAAP official fined P250 for stealing P65K gas money
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 4, 2020 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan fined a former official of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippine P250 after he admitted to using the agency’s funds to buy P65,972.13 worth of gasoline for his personal vehicle.
Ex-Cebu town mayor convicted of theft, fined P20,000
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 3, 2020 - 12:00am
Former mayor Avelino Gungob Sr. of Consolacion, Cebu has been convicted for stealing three truckloads of limestone from a quarry in 2009.
Ex-DOH accountant cleared of graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 3, 2020 - 12:00am
A former accountant of the Department of Health has been cleared of graft in connection with the alleged anomalous purchase of medicines in 1994.
DENR: Less Metro Manila trash during New Year revelry
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 2, 2020 - 12:00am
The government’s campaign to reduce solid waste in Metro Manila is off to a good start as less garbage was generated in the metropolis during the New Year festivities.
Iloilo mayor appeals graft conviction before SC
by Elizabeth Marcelo - December 31, 2019 - 12:00am
Mayor Rufino Palabrica III of Dingle, Iloilo has appealed before the Supreme Court (SC) his conviction for graft over the anomalous grant of lease and business permits to a drug store and clinic, which he owned...
Sandigan allows ex-Cebu mayor to scrutinize evidence
by Elizabeth Marcelo - December 29, 2019 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has upheld its ruling allowing former mayor Esteban Sia of Rondo, Cebu to scrutinize the evidence of the prosecution in connection with the graft and malversation charges he is facing over unliquidated...
Ex-Isabela mayor gets 288 years for graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - December 28, 2019 - 12:00am
A former town mayor in Isabela has been found guilty of 36 counts of graft in connection with the municipal government’s purchase of gasoline and other fuel products from a gasoline station owned by his w...
Sarangani exec cleared of graft, malversation
by Elizabeth Marcelo - December 26, 2019 - 12:00am
A management analyst of the Sarangani provincial government has been cleared of the criminal charges filed against him in connection with the alleged anomalous disbursement of funds.
Sandigan affirms Cebu municipal engineer’s suspension
by Elizabeth Marcelo - December 25, 2019 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has refused to shorten the suspension of municipal engineer Oscar Pilapil of Ronda, Cebu in connection with the graft charges he is facing over the alleged anomalous procurement of construction...
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