By Melvin Gascon
Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales has ordered the removal of Tuguegarao City Mayor Jefferson Soriano and the city administrator for grave misconduct over the conduct of a “baratillo” (street fair and flea market) for the city’s fiesta celebration last year.
By Tonette Orejas
The Office of the Ombudsman has approved the filing of graft charges against Sen. Lito Lapid in connection with the overpricing of 3,880 liters of liquid fertilizer bought by the provincial government in 2004 when he was governor of Pampanga province.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
Three senators charged with plunder case before the Sandiganbayan in connection with the alleged misuse of their Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) have opposed the request of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales to create two special divisions to exclusively handle all pork barrel scam-related cases.
By Ramon Tulfo
Some quarters have proposed renaming the Philippine Navy headquarters on Roxas Boulevard in Manila to Camp Ensign Philip Pestaño.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
Malacañang on Monday said it is confident that Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales will do what must be done, especially when it comes to going after those who allegedly benefited from the pork barrel scam.