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Syjuco wants SC to rule against Aquino immunity

Augusto Syjuco Jr.

Former Iloilo Representative Augusto Syjuco Jr. on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to rule against the President’s immunity from suit.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

7 more Lanao mayors join plunder suit vs electric coop, NEA execs


Seven more mayors in Lanao del Sur have decided to file a plunder complaint against the manager of the Lanao del Sur Electric Coop. (Lasureco) and two government officials in the Office of the Ombudsman as the electric utility’s debt to its power suppliers ballooned to over P8 billion.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Binays face plunder case for PH’s priciest parking building at P1.56B

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Vice President Jejomar Binay (left), his son Makati Mayor Junjun Binay (right) and 23 others face plunder case over the alleged “unconscionable overpricing” in the construction of an 11-story parking building (inset) that the city government supposedly built for P1.56 billion. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

Makati City has gained the distinction of having the most expensive parking building in the country if a group of Makati City residents are to be believed.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Former Angeles, Bacolod mayors slapped with graft raps

Office of the Ombudsman.  PHOTO from www.ombudsman.gov.ph

The former mayors of Angeles City and Bacolod City have been charged separately with graft in the Sandiganbayan for alleged questionable transactions during their tenures.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

De Lima: Government prosecutors ready for pork barrel scam case

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

“It’s basically propaganda noise.”

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »