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Fertilizer fund scam witness open to tell all, share all with Ombudsman


The whistle-blower in the fertilizer fund scam is willing to share with the Office of the Ombudsman what he knows and the documents he has in connection with the controversy in order to help build up its case.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Ombudsman orders sacking of South Cotabato municipal treasurer

Tupi South Cotabato

The axe has fallen on the treasurer of the town of Tupi in South Cotabato for his failure to account for more than P700,000 in municipal funds and for using fake receipts to shortchange the government, including a receipt for more than P300,000 in taxes that was made to appear for only P30.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

CIDG to expand probe of NIA projects


The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group will be investigating other projects of the National Irrigation Administration, following the discovery of the allegedly questionable implementation of contracts in the Caraga region totalling P119 million.

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

COA orders Enrile, Reyes to return P345-M pork

Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile and Gigi Reyes (inset). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

There was absolutely no project implementation at all.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

2 women top JBC nominees for Visayas Ombudsman


Two women topped the Judicial and Bar Council’s voting on Monday for nominees to succeed Deputy Ombudsman for the Visayas Pelagio Apostol, whose term expires on Thursday.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »