By Melvin Gascon
Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales has ordered the removal of Tuguegarao City Mayor Jefferson Soriano and the city administrator for grave misconduct over the issue of a flea market for the city’s fiesta celebration last year.
By Christian V. Esguerra
Expecting to be arrested soon, Sen. Jinggoy Estrada on Saturday assailed his younger half-brother, Sen. Joseph Victor Ejercito, for signing the Senate blue ribbon committee report recommending the filing of plunder charges against himself and Senators Juan Ponce Enrile and Ramon Revilla Jr.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales ordered the preventive suspension of a state prosecutor arrested last August for extorting money from members of the Philippine Airlines Employees Association (PALEA).
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero on Wednesday questioned the Ombudsman’s advice against summoning Janet Lim-Napoles, alleged pork barrel scam mastermind, to the Senate.
By Gil Cabacungan
In a move to avert their arrest, former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Avelino I. Razon Jr. and his 22 co-defendants have asked the Sandiganbayan to suspend their trial for the alleged “ghost repairs” of armored vehicles costing P385.48 million, charging that the case against them was railroaded by the Office of the Ombudsman.