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Raps filed vs Drilon, Jimenez, Singson over ‘overpriced’ convention center

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Graft and plunder charges were filed against Senate President Franklin Drilon, Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez, Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson and other Department of Public Works and Highways officials before the Ombudsman Wednesday in connection with the allegedly overpriced construction of the Iloilo Convention Center.

Posted: October 29th, 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 »

Belmonte shuns impeachment, tells Binay to attend Senate probe

House Speaker Sonny Belmonte Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / LEO M. SABANGAN II

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. urged Vice President Jejomar Binay to appear in the Senate to defend himself from the corruption allegations against him.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

4 Quedancor officials face criminal charges

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The Office of the Ombudsman will formally charge officials of the Quedan and Rural Credit Guarantee Corp. (Quedancor) for releasing P1.5 billion worth of piggery inputs to four ineligible companies 10 years ago in a program dubbed as the “swine scam.”

Posted: October 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Ombudsman: Junk Napoles’ children’s plea


The Office of the Ombudsman on Wednesday asked the Sandiganbayan to set aside for lack of merit the petition filed by the two children of suspected pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles seeking the dismissal of the graft charges against them.

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