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DOE challenges COA order on Malampaya
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 19, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Energy has filed a petition before the Supreme Court to challenge the Commission on Audit’s resolution directing the contractors of the Malampaya natural gas project to reimburse the government...
Graft raps filed vs dismissed Southern Leyte Governor Damian Mercado
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Dismissed Southern Leyte governor Damian Mercado was charged with three counts of graft before the Sandiganbayan in connection with the alleged anomalous purchase of second-hand vehicles when he was mayor of Maasin...
Teo, husband face raps over Boracay water contract
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Former tourism secretary Wanda Teo, her husband Roberto Teo and 33 officials of the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority are facing a graft complaint over an allegedly anomalous P300-million water...
Junjun Binay wants P1.3-billion graft raps junked
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Former Makati mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay Jr. has urged the Sandiganbayan to quash his graft cases in connection with the alleged anomalous construction of the P1.3-billion Makati Science High...
Sandigan acquits last accused in P366-million PCSO plunder case
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 18, 2018 - 12:00am
The controversial plunder case which stemmed from the supposed misuse of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office’s P366-million confidential intelligence fund has formally died at the Sandiganbayan.
COA: Malampaya must reimburse government P146 billion
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Audit has affirmed its earlier ruling directing the contractors of the Malampaya Natural Gas Project to reimburse the government P146.791 billion in underpayments.
Leni poorer by P7.8 million due to poll protest
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Vice President Leni Robredo became poorer by P7.8 million in 2017 after incurring higher debts due to expenses in the ongoing electoral protest of former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr.
MTRCB says P10.6 million allowance authorized under GAA
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Audit (COA) has questioned the P10.609 million in bonuses and allowances that the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) granted to its 30 board members, including chair Rachel...
PDEA files drug raps vs Malabon village chief
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 12, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency yesterday filed a criminal and administrative complaint against a barangay chairman in Malabon City over his alleged failure to curb the manufacturing of illegal drugs in his...
Duterte net worth grows by P1 million in 2017
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 12, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte’s net worth grew by four percent or P1.1 million in 2017, owing to a slight increase in his cash on hand and in banks and a decrease in his personal debt.
New plunder case filed vs Aquino over Dengvaxia mess
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Another plunder complaint has been lodged against former president Benigno Aquino III and three of his Cabinet secretaries for their roles in the alleged anomalous P3.5-billion dengue mass vaccination program.
No transfer of Napoles to safe house — Sandigan
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 11, 2018 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has closed its doors on the bid of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles to be transferred from the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology detention facility at Camp Bagong Diwa...
Jose Calida faces multiple raps
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 11, 2018 - 12:00am
A supporter of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno yesterday filed a criminal complaint against Solicitor General Jose Calida over the supposedly unconstitutional quo warranto petition he filed against the chief magistrate...
Paolo Duterte still under Ombudsman probe
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Presidential son and former Davao City vice mayor Paolo Duterte is still the subject of an ongoing investigation of the Office of the Ombudsman, despite being recently cleared of involvement in the P6.4-billion shabu...
Ombudsman to probe P60-million DOT ad deal
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman is investigating alleged irregularities in the P60-million advertising deal between the Department of Tourism and the People’s Television Network Inc. for ad placements with a private...
Suspended Cebu mayor charged with graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 6, 2018 - 12:00am
The mayor of Toledo City in Cebu is facing graft charges for allegedly withholding the real property tax share of a barangay.
Ex-Tarlac town mayor faces raps
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 5, 2018 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman has filed charges against six former officials of Mayantoc town in Tarlac, including its former mayor Tito Razalan, in connection with an alleged anomalous memorial park project in 2...
COA flags PAO over P4.8-million payment for building design
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 4, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Audit has called out the Public Attorney's Office for the release of P4.8 million payments for the architectural and engineering design of its new central office along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon...
COA report may disprove DOT chief’s claim
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 3, 2018 - 12:00am
While Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo has been claiming that she did not have control over her department’s placement of P60 million worth of advertisements in her brother’s show, the Commission on Audit...
Duterte kin cleared, Faeldon faces raps for BOC shabu
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 3, 2018 - 12:00am
A fact-finding panel of the Office of the Ombudsman has cleared “for lack of basis” President Duterte’s son Paolo and son-in-law Manases Carpio of involvement in the smuggling of P6.4 billion worth...
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