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Sandigan urged to lift hold order vs Janet Lim-Napoles children
by Elizabeth Marcelo - October 20, 2018 - 12:00am
The children of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles asked the Sandiganbayan to allow them to indefinitely stay in the US to personally attend the upcoming trial of their money-laundering case...
Sandiganbayan affirms Lauro Baja Jr.’s graft conviction
by Elizabeth Marcelo - October 19, 2018 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has affirmed its decision convicting former Philippine ambassador to the United Nations Lauro Baja Jr. of graft and malversation for supposedly pocketing insurance payments amounting to $17,524...
DENR slams vandalization of corals in Batangas
by Elizabeth Marcelo - October 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Tourists as well as diving operators should strictly observe the standard practices on responsible diving and snorkelling following reports of vandalization of corals in Batangas, Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu...
DENR vows continuous Boracay rehabilitation
by Elizabeth Marcelo - October 18, 2018 - 12:00am
The rehabilitation of the world-renowned Boracay Island will continue even after its formal reopening to the public on Oct. 26.
Ex-Camarines Sur board member charged over cash advances
by Elizabeth Marcelo - October 17, 2018 - 12:00am
A former member of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Camarines Sur has been indicted for allegedly failing to liquidate his cash advances in 2006 amounting to P169,101.50
Anti-graft court sees Benjamin Abalos Sr. conviction for graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - October 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has maintained that government prosecutors of the Office of the Ombudsman have presented strong evidence against former Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Benjamin Abalos Sr. which, if unrebutted,...
Ombudsman: Evidence vs South Cotabato lawmaker strong
by Elizabeth Marcelo - October 15, 2018 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman has insisted that it has presented strong evidence to prove the guilt of South Cotabato Rep. Pedro Acharon Jr. in connection with his alleged failure to liquidate his cash advances when...
Ex-Laguna mayor charged with graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - October 14, 2018 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman has filed graft charges against a former mayor of Biñan, Laguna over the local government’s alleged anomalous award of a contract amounting to P71 million for a solid waste...
Rep. Antonio Floirendo Jr. asks court nod for 25-day trip
by Elizabeth Marcelo - October 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Davao del Norte second district Rep. Antonio Floirendo Jr. has asked the Sandiganbayan to allow him to go on a personal trip abroad for 25 days despite his pending graft case.
194 Malampaya scam raps vs Janet Lim-Napoles brother upheld
by Elizabeth Marcelo - October 12, 2018 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has affirmed the validity of 194 criminal cases against Reynald Lim, a brother of businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles, in connection with the P900-million Malampaya fund scam.
Ex-PSC chief seeks court’s nod for Malaysia trip
by Elizabeth Marcelo - October 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Former Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman Harry Angping has asked the Sandiganbayan to allow him to leave the country for four days despite his pending graft case in connection with the alleged anomalous...
Lawmaker seeks dismissal of graft raps
by Elizabeth Marcelo - October 7, 2018 - 12:00am
A lawmaker from South Cotabato has asked the Sandiganbayan to allow him to seek the dismissal of a P2.5-million graft case filed against him.
Sandigan allows MWSS exec’s European trip
by Elizabeth Marcelo - October 6, 2018 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has granted the request of Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System manager Estellito Polloso to leave the country for 17 days despite being on trial for the anomalous release of P79.56 million...
Ombudsman starts probe on Mocha Uson ‘pederalismo’ case
by Elizabeth Marcelo - October 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Her resignation does not spare former presidential communications assistant secretary Margaux “Mocha” Uson from being investigated by the Office of the Ombudsman in connection with the controversial videos...
Abalos: P1.7 million car purchase legal
by Elizabeth Marcelo - September 30, 2018 - 12:00am
Former Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Benjamin Abalos has maintained that the poll body’s purchase of service vehicles in 2003 amounting to P1.7 million was aboveboard, contrary to the Office of...
Ombudsman opposes Pichay’s bid to dismiss charges
by Elizabeth Marcelo - September 30, 2018 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan should dismiss the petition of Surigao del Sur Rep. Prospero Pichay to junk the charges filed against him in connection with the alleged anomalous release of P1.5 million to sponsor a chess tournament...
Ez-mayor in Nueva Ecija gets 16 years for malversation
by Elizabeth Marcelo - September 29, 2018 - 12:00am
A former mayor of Laur, Nueva Ecija has been sentenced to up to 16 years in prison for failing to liquidate P3.51 million in cash advances in 2006.
Jinggoy seeks court’s nod for Singapore trip
by Elizabeth Marcelo - September 28, 2018 - 3:43pm
Former senator Jinggoy Estrada has asked the Sandiganbayan to allow him to leave the country for eight days to accompany his mother to a medical checkup in Singapore.
Parañaque officials sued over gambling permit ‘mill’
by Elizabeth Marcelo - September 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Two councilors and a city council official were charged before the Office of the Ombudsman yesterday for allegedly fasttracking the approval of business permits of several gambling and entertainment firms in exchange...
Batangas town mayor gets 10 years for graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - September 27, 2018 - 12:00am
The mayor of Laurel, Batangas has been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison over the ouster of the president of the town’s Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) in 2012.
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