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Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE

Take it from Sen. Jinggoy Estrada: Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes isn’t out to save her own skin at the expense of her former boss, Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

Take it from Sen. Jinggoy Estrada: Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes isn’t out to save her own skin at the expense of her former boss, Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Aquino vows to step up fight against corruption

President Benigno Aquino III. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

President Aquino on Sunday vowed to step up his campaign against corruption in government for the remainder of his term.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’

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Jessica “Gigi” Reyes   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The former chief of staff of Senator Juan Ponce Enrile embroiled in the P10-billion pork barrel scam has come back to the Philippines to finally face her plunder charges.

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Stiffer penalty for graft bill filed

Senator Teofisto Guingona III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Senate blue ribbon committee has recommended the passage of a bill increasing the penalty for violations of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act to imprisonment of not less than 12 years to not more than 20 years.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

House panel OKs bill extending prescriptive period for graft raps

House of Representatives. FILE PHOTO

A House panel approved a bill that would extend the prescriptive period for filing of graft cases from 15 years to 30 years.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Zamboanga folk rally: ‘We’ve had enough’


At least 700 protesters, mostly evacuees, students, Moro professionals and members of nongovernment and civil society groups, staged a rally here Wednesday saying they’ve had enough of subhuman conditions in shelters for residents displaced by the fighting between followers of Nur Misuari and government soldiers in September last year.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Corona posts bail for temporary liberty

Former chief justice Renato C. Corona.   FILE PHOTO

Former Chief Justice Renato Corona on Wednesday posted bail before the Sandiganbayan for his temporary liberty.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Chinese military inspectors find irregularities


Inspectors have uncovered widespread irregularities and suspected corruption among military units based around Beijing, China’s Defense Ministry said Tuesday, a sign that a widening anti-graft campaign that is turning to the sprawling 2.3 million-member People’s Liberation Army.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Palace expects DOJ to look into alleged payoffs to media

Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Malacañang is counting on the Department of Justice to dig deeper into alleged payoffs to the media, including an alleged P2-million bribe to a broadcast journalist, in connection with the pork barrel scam.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Case shows hurdles in fighting Morocco corruption

In this Sunday March 27, 2011 file photo, pro-democracy protesters demonstrate in Casablanca, Morocco, carrying posters calling for "an independent and impartial judiciary" and "against tyranny and corruption" in the center "No to the bribes, No to the favoritism, No to the clientelism." AP FILE PHOTO

When tens of thousands of Moroccans poured into the streets demanding change in 2011, they were particularly angry about the corruption pervasive at all levels of business and government.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Santiago: Metro Manila ‘seat of most atrocious corruption’

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Friday called for an end to a “vicious cycle of corruption” in the country, describing Metro Manila as the “seat of the most atrocious corruption.”

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Rigged bidding seen in Nueva Vizcaya SUVs

THE SUV favored by members of the provincial board of Nueva Vizcaya.

Controversy continues to hound the impending purchase of 12 sport utility vehicles (SUV), worth P18 million, by the provincial government for each of the province’s board members, amid allegations that the bidding was being rigged.

Posted: March 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

LGUs topped complaints list at Ombudsman in 2013–report

Office of the Ombudsman  PHOTO FROM http://www.ombudsman.gov.ph/

Local government units topped the list of government agencies with the most number of complaints filed with the Office of the Ombudsman, according to a report.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

  1. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  2. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  3. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  4. Sandigan junks Marcos family claim to Paoay property
  5. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  6. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  7. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  8. Maid confesses in killing of 2 and stabbing of employer in Laguna
  9. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  10. Vitangcol to sue Czech envoy
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


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