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COA wins international software competition
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 26, 2021 - 12:00am
The Commission on Audit has won the first international competition on audit software development organized by the Audit Board of Indonesia to commemorate its 74th founding anniversary.
6 years after, justice elusive for SAF 44
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 26, 2021 - 12:00am
The sixth anniversary of the incident in Mamasapano town in Maguindanao that led to the death of 44 elite troopers of the Philippine National Police (PNP)’s Special Action Force was marked yesterday, but no...
Diokno, 6 other BSP execs sued over national ID deal
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 21, 2021 - 12:00am
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Benjamin Diokno and six other BSP officials were charged with graft before the Office of the Ombudsman yesterday over the P1.75-billion supply and equipment contract for the national...
BARMM flagged over P2 billion unfinished housing projects
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 20, 2021 - 12:00am
The Commission on Audit has called on the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao to fast-track the implementation of the P2.34-billion shelter projects that were undertaken during the former Autonomous Region...
Ex-judge’s appeal to dismiss graft denied
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 19, 2021 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has denied an appeal of a former judge in Tacloban for an early dismissal of a graft case filed against him in connection with the allegedly anomalous granting of bail to two trafficking suspe...
Dengvaxia raps vs PAO chief junked
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 19, 2021 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman has dismissed the criminal and administrative charges filed against Public Attorney’s Office chief Persida Rueda-Acosta and PAO forensic laboratory head Erwin Erfe over the controversial...
Manila residents lauded for waste-free Sto. Niño feast
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Environmental watchdog EcoWaste Coalition lauded the residents of Manila, particularly of Pandacan and Tondo, for the almost waste-free celebration of the Sto. Niño feast yesterday.
Ex-BFAR exec cleared of graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 18, 2021 - 12:00am
A former regional director of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources has been cleared in a criminal case involving the alleged malversation of proceeds from the sale of fuel intended for BFAR’s patrol...
Sandigan junks Honasan ‘pork’ raps
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 15, 2021 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has dismissed the graft charges filed against Information and Communications Technology Secretary Gregorio Honasan II in connection with the alleged misuse of his Priority Development Assistance...
Makati hailed as richest LGU anew
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 14, 2021 - 12:00am
For the third straight year, Makati has been recognized as the country’s richest local government unit with total assets reaching P233.78 billion in 2019, according to the Commission on Audit report released...
DENR probes wastewater discharge in Manila Bay
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 11, 2021 - 12:00am
Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu yesterday ordered an investigation to determine the establishments responsible for the recent discharge of untreated wastewater in Manila Bay amid the government’s rehabilitation...
DAR exec gets back pay for wrongful dismissal
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 9, 2021 - 12:00am
The Commission on Audit has directed the payment of back wages of a former provincial officer of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Cagayan over his wrongful dismissal 29 years ago.
2 ex-education execs get 10 years over textbook scam
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 1, 2021 - 12:00am
Two former officials of the Department of Education, Culture and Sports, now the Department of Education, have been convicted of graft in connection with a textbook scam.
‘IP leaders, not Reds killed in Capiz raids’
by Elizabeth Marcelo - January 1, 2021 - 12:00am
Leaders of the indigenous tribe Tumandok and not New People’s Army rebels were killed in simultaneous police operations in seven barangays in Tapaz town on Wednesday, according to a coalition of indigenous...
Sandigan junks ex-mayor’s bid
by Elizabeth Marcelo - December 29, 2020 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has denied a motion of Diocaesar Suero, former mayor of Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, to present a new witness in graft and malversation cases filed against him in connection with the allegedly anomalous...
Sandigan affirms ex-Catanduanes LGU execs’ conviction
by Elizabeth Marcelo - December 26, 2020 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has upheld the conviction of former vice mayor Yolanda Tuquero of Viga, Catanduanes and six former councilors in connection with the anomalous procurement of a heavy equipment in 2005.
Pinoys reminded to practice proper waste disposal
by Elizabeth Marcelo - December 25, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources has reminded the public to practice proper waste management amid the merriment during the holiday season.
CSC honors fallen COVID-19 frontliners
by Elizabeth Marcelo - December 25, 2020 - 12:00am
The Civil Service Commission has paid tribute to government frontliners who perished in the country’s battle against the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19.
Ramirez cleared of graft charge
by Elizabeth Marcelo - December 24, 2020 - 12:00am
Philippine Sports Commission chairman William Ramirez received an early Christmas gift the package coming in the form of acquittal by the Sandiganbayan from a graft charge.
DPWH exec cleared of graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - December 22, 2020 - 12:00am
An official of the Department of Public Works and Highways has been cleared in a graft case involving the allegedly anomalous release of payment for a road project in General Santos City in 2001.
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