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Corruption exacerbates impact of COVID-19 – experts
by Elizabeth Marcelo - December 5, 2021 - 12:00am
Law and governance experts have urged voters to elect new leaders who have clear platforms on addressing the COVID pandemic and corruption in the government.
Election watchdog, IBP team up vs election violators
by Elizabeth Marcelo - December 5, 2021 - 12:00am
Poll watchdog Legal Network for Truthful Elections has signed a memorandum of agreement with the Integrated Bar of the Philippines to ensure that voters are informed of different electoral laws, issues and processes...
Bloody Sunday: Raps vs cops recommended over activist’s killing
by Elizabeth Marcelo - December 2, 2021 - 12:00am
A special investigation team of the Department of Justice has recommended the filing of murder charges against law enforcers in connection with the killing of labor leader Emmanuel Asuncion during a “Bloody...
EcoWaste seeks ban on firecrackers
by Elizabeth Marcelo - December 2, 2021 - 12:00am
Environmental watchdog EcoWaste Coalition yesterday renewed its call for a nationwide ban on the sale and use of firecrackers as the Christmas season draws near and amid the threat of the COVID-19 variant Omicr...
Sandigan orders return of ‘Marcos crony’s’ assets to government
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 29, 2021 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has ordered the offices of the registry of deeds in Rizal, Tagaytay and Cagayan to transfer to the government the ownership of seven properties, which the court said were part of the ill-gotten...
DENR wants stricter policies on anti-microbial products
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 29, 2021 - 12:00am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources has called for stronger policies on the use and disposal of anti-microbial products as the country continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.
Groups mull legal action vs on-site worker vax policy
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 27, 2021 - 12:00am
Labor, transport and socio-civic groups are considering legal remedies against the two resolutions recently issued by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases requiring all on-site...
Court frees 2 activists
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 25, 2021 - 12:00am
A Manila court acquitted yesterday the activist couple arrested by police in Paco in 2019 for alleged possession of firearms and explosives.
Sandigan: Evidence for graft vs Cagayan de Oro mayor strong
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 23, 2021 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has found the pieces of evidence to be strong in a graft and corruption case filed against Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno.
Sandigan: Ex-NEDA chief must be witness in graft rap
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 20, 2021 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has denied a motion of former National Economic and Development Authority director general Romulo Neri to quash a subpoena directing him to testify as a witness in a graft case of a former ranking...
Sandigan affirms ex-Samar LGU exec’s conviction over ghost employees
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 19, 2021 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has upheld the conviction of former Samar provincial accountant Romeo Reales in connection with the disbursement of funds for non-existent or ghost employees.
Ex-TESDA chief’s wife gets 16 years over PDAF scam
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Former Iloilo second district representative Judy Syjuco has been sentenced to up to 16 years in prison for misuse of P20 million of her Priority Development Assistance Fund or pork barrel in 2006.
Sandigan upholds forfeiture of Ligot’s P53 million bank deposits
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 18, 2021 - 12:00am
The Sandigabayan has affirmed the forfeiture of a total of P53.852 million in bank deposits and investments of retired military comptroller Jacinto Ligot for being part of his family’s “unlawfully acquired”...
Ex-mayor appeals graft conviction
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 16, 2021 - 12:00am
A former municipal mayor in Quezon province has appealed before the Supreme Court his conviction for graft and falsification cases in connection with the release of P1 million for the procurement of kitchenware in...
Graft case vs Albayalde junked
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 16, 2021 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman has dismissed the graft charges filed against former Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde, which stemmed from the alleged mishandling of confiscated drugs during a sting in...
COVID-19 frontliners hailed as outstanding government workers
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 15, 2021 - 12:00am
Heroes in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, including medical frontliners, laboratory experts as well as teachers and agriculturists, will be honored in the 2021 Outstanding Government Workers awards, which...
Ex-Caloocan lawmaker acquitted of ‘pork’ raps
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 15, 2021 - 12:00am
Former Caloocan City 2nd District Rep. Mary Mitzi Cajayon-Uy has been cleared of graft and malversation charges in connection with the alleged misuse of P10 million in Priority Development Assistance Fund or pork...
DHSUD turns over housing projects to Quezon City, Malabon
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 12, 2021 - 12:00am
The Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development has turned over low-cost housing projects to homeowners associations in Malabon and Quezon City, which will benefit low-income families.
Sandigan convicts Sarangani NGO execs for pocketing aid
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 11, 2021 - 12:00am
Two officials of a non-government organization in Sarangani have been sentenced to up to a year in prison for pocketing P350,000 in provincial government funds.
Sandigan affirms graft ruling vs ex-Nueva Ecija exec
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 9, 2021 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has upheld the conviction of a former councilor of Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija in connection with an extortion case filed against him in 2013.
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