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Ex-Davao Oriental mayor gets 8 years for graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - June 15, 2021 - 12:00am
A former municipal mayor in Davao Oriental has been sentenced to up to eight years in prison in connection with the anomalous procurement of P32.7 million worth of heavy equipment.
Ombudsman affirms homicide raps vs 4 cops
by Elizabeth Marcelo - June 15, 2021 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman has upheld the filing of homicide charges against four Caloocan police officers for their alleged involvement in the murders of Luis Bonifacio and his son Gabriel Lois in 2016 during Oplan...
MOU for additional farmers’ housing project inked
by Elizabeth Marcelo - June 14, 2021 - 12:00am
A memorandum of understanding for the construction of more housing units for farmers has been signed by the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development , and Department of Agrarian Reform as well as representatives...
Sandigan acquits Elenita Binay in P45 million graft case
by Elizabeth Marcelo - June 11, 2021 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has acquitted Elenita Binay, wife of former vice president Jejomar Binay, of graft and malversation charges in connection with the allegedly anomalous purchase of P45.26 million worth of hospital...
Ex-Nueva Ecija mayor gets 15 years over P60,000 graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - June 10, 2021 - 12:00am
Former mayor Lucio Uera of Pantabangan, Nueva Ecija may spend up to 15 years in prison for using P60,000 in public funds during his unauthorized trip to Australia in 2006.
Terminate VFA, Bayan urges Duterte
by Elizabeth Marcelo - June 7, 2021 - 12:00am
Activist group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan has urged President Duterte not to renew the country’s Visiting Forces Agreement with the United States, which is set to expire in August.
Pork scam: Conviction of Jaraula, Napoles upheld
by Elizabeth Marcelo - June 5, 2021 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has affirmed the conviction of former Cagayan de Oro City congressman Constantino Jaraula and businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles in connection with the pork barrel scam.
COA flags Pampanga for overpriced anti-COVID-19 supplies
by Elizabeth Marcelo - June 4, 2021 - 12:00am
The provincial government of Pampanga has been asked to justify its procurement of medicine and medical supplies amounting to P14.14 million in connection with its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
DENR conducts inventory of idle mining assets
by Elizabeth Marcelo - June 4, 2021 - 12:00am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources, through the Mines and Geosciences Bureau, has started conducting an inventory of the government’s idle mining assets in preparation for their sale or re-operation...
COA flags OCD over pandemic response payments
by Elizabeth Marcelo - June 4, 2021 - 12:00am
The Commission on Audit has called out the Office of Civil Defense over questionable payments totaling P442.233 million for goods and services in connection with the OCD’s COVID-19 response.
DENR inks P2 billion partnership with USAID
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 31, 2021 - 12:00am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources has entered into a five-year partnership agreement with the United States Agency for International Development for P2 billion worth of projects which aim to improve...
COA calls out National Museum for P51 million projects
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 31, 2021 - 12:00am
The Commission on Audit has flagged the National Museum of the Philippines for supposedly violating the procurement law in connection with three projects amounting to P51 million and for inadequate internal control...
Barangay health workers urged to apply for eligibility
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 25, 2021 - 12:00am
The Civil Service Commission has urged barangay health workers to apply for a special eligibility, which they can use in seeking permanent positions in the government.
CIDG, BJMP execs face raps over peasant leader’s death
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 20, 2021 - 12:00am
Officials of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group and Bureau of Jail Management and Penology in Central Luzon are facing charges in connection with their alleged negligence in the case of peasant leader...
COA flags LGU over late COVID-19 supply delivery
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 18, 2021 - 12:00am
The Commission on Audit has admonished the provincial government of Davao de Oro for the delay in the delivery of medical supplies and other items intended for COVID response.
Manila barangay captain gets 10 years for graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 15, 2021 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has upheld the conviction of a barangay captain in Sampaloc, Manila for graft in connection with the use of the barangay’s name to take out personal loans.
Finance chief 2020’s highest paid Cabinet member
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 14, 2021 - 12:00am
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III took home the biggest paycheck among the members of President Duterte’s Cabinet last year, a latest report of the Commission on Audit showed.
Diokno, Calida highest paid government officials in 2020
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 13, 2021 - 12:00am
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Benjamin Diokno and Solicitor General Jose Calida were the highest paid government officials last year, the Commission on Audit reported yesterday.
COA flags Ilocos Sur over P863 million disbursements
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 8, 2021 - 12:00am
The Commission on Audit has flagged the Ilocos Sur provincial government over its questionable disbursements last year.
Government urged to address chemical pollution
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 3, 2021 - 12:00am
Environmental watchdogs EcoWaste Coalition and Oceana Philippines have urged the government and other sectors to address the problem on chemical pollution.
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