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6 more lawmakers face pork scam raps

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The Office of the Ombudsman on Friday recommended the filing of graft and malversation complaints against six more House representatives over the alleged misappropriation of their pork barrel allotments from 2007 to 2009.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Ombudsman action gives complainant hope vs Pangasinan governor Espino

One of the complainants who filed charges against Pangasinan officials and a group of businessmen for engaging in illegal black sand mining said he was happy that the Office of the Ombudsman had acted on the complaint.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Former justice secretary Devanadera seeks permission to go abroad

Former Justice Sceretary Agnes Devanadera. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Former Justice Secretary Agnes Devanadera, who is standing trial for graft and malversation, has asked the Sandiganbayan to allow her to leave the country to accompany her daughter who is to undergo training in cyber-crime detection and control in India.

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

Benguet governor accused of passport fraud


Benguet Gov. Nestor Fongwan has been accused of falsifying his passport documents to hide his Chinese nationality.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Aquino-Binay break looms

CROSSING THE RUBICON?  Is this the end of the friendship and political alliance between President Aquino and Vice President Jejomar Binay? On the defensive the past weeks over allegations of massive corruption in Makati City where he served as mayor, the Vice President is on the offensive, taking to task the Aquino administration for its shortcomings and selective justice in his remarks at a public attorneys’ forum on Tuesday.  GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE/NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

Vice President Jejomar Binay appears to be moving to cut his ties with President Aquino as he slams for the first time the latter’s controversial decisions, like allowing the Disbursement Acceleration Program that the Supreme Court has declared unconstitutional.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »