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New Customs chief hit over P200-M onion and garlic scam

Customs Commissioner John Phillip Sevilla. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Newly-appointed Customs commissioner John Sevilla was called “very arrogant” after failing to attend a House investigation into an alleged P200 million onion and garlic anomaly Tuesday.

Posted: May 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

House to probe plant bureau’s P200-M ‘Napoles scam’

House of Representatives, Congress

The committee on good governance and public accountability of the House of Representatives is set to conduct an inquiry on the alleged “Janet Lim-Napoles” of the Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI).

Posted: February 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bank manager killed while driving to work in Manila

A CURIOUS crowd looks at the silver gray Mazda of a bank manager after she was shot while driving on Taft Avenue, Manila. The van came to a stop near the National Bureau of Investigation office. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

The family and friends of a 51-year-old bank manager who was shot dead on her way to work at 9 a.m. yesterday were at a loss on the motive behind her killing.

Posted: May 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Witness in Corona impeach gives birth; Senate OKs substitute


A witness who was expected to testify on the peso bank documents of Chief Justice Corona at the resumption of his trial Wednesday failed to appear because she gave birth earlier in the day, the lead prosecutor said.

Posted: February 15th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

BPI exec recalled to witness stand


An official of the Bank of the Philippine Islands was called back to the witness stand on Tuesday in the ongoing impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona.

Posted: February 14th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »