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Enrile et al. told: Answer plunder raps

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Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Jinggoy Estrada and Ramon Revilla Jr.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

The Office of the Ombudsman announced Thursday it had begun a preliminary investigation of Janet Lim-Napoles, Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Jinggoy Estrada and Ramon Revilla Jr. in connection with an alleged P10-billion racket to divert assistance intended for impoverished farmers to ghost projects and kickbacks.

Posted: November 22nd, 2013 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Palace backs new Ombudsman exec who faced rob, extort raps


Malacañang has defended its appointment of Melchor Arthur H. Carandang as Overall Deputy Ombudsman to succeed Orlando Casimiro who retired.

Posted: October 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace names new overall deputy Ombudsman

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The new “Number Two” man in the Office of the Ombudsman is Melchor Arthur Carandang.

Posted: October 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘I am not involved in any scam’


Janet Lim-Napoles, who first appeared on the radar screen of whistle-blowers in 2001, has dismissed as a “product of lies,” allegations she engineered a P10-billion scam over the past decade using mainly pork barrel funds of senators and congressmen for ghost projects.

Posted: July 13th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

High cost photocopying in office of Ombudsman draws flak

THE huge increase in photocopying and other fees at the anti-graft office has stakeholders complaining. Overall Deputy Ombudsman Orlando Casimiro ordered the increase of photocopying rate from P1- P5 per page last Feb. 7, 2013. Certification fee has also been hiked from P15 to P100. Certified true copies was also increased from P4 to P10 […]

Posted: July 5th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »