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PCGG to pursue plan to exhibit Imelda’s seized jewelry

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Imelda Marcos INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) has not given up on its plan to put on public display the controversial jewelry collection of former first lady and now Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos.

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

PCGG: Transfer survivors from Tacloban center

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A government agency tasked with pursuing ill-gotten wealth cases against the Marcos family has called for the transfer of more than 100 families staying at the People’s Center and Library after losing their homes to Super Typhoon “Yolanda,” as they have reportedly used books with historic value to start a fire or as toilet paper.

Posted: February 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

7 Baseco ex-officials face graft raps

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Seven former officials of the sequestered Bataan Shipyard and Engineering Co. Inc. (Baseco) are facing plunder and graft and corruption complaints for allegedly allocating to themselves excessive compensation and questionable cash advances.

Posted: December 21st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Cruz heirs seek dismissal of PCGG case

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The heirs of the late Roman Cruz Jr. have asked the Sandiganbayan to finally dismiss the Presidential Commission on Good Government’s decades-old ill-gotten wealth case against Cruz, claiming that the state had failed to prove that Cruz was an associate of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.

Posted: November 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Straight-talking COA chief shuns PR, fears none

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COA Chief Maria Gracia Pulido-Tan   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

She is a straight talker and will not mince her words. “Mataray ako (I’m a b—-!),” declares Commission on Audit (COA) Chair Grace Pulido Tan.

Posted: September 29th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Strongest testament to Marcos plunder’

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Business magnate Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco shakes hands with former first lady Imelda Marcos during the 40th wedding anniversary of  Miriam and Narciso Santiago on Sunday. JOSEPH AGCAOILI

It’s the “strongest testament” to Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco Jr. and the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos’ purported plunder of the coco levy funds.

Posted: July 12th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

CA dismisses bid to declare PCGG illegal

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The Court of Appeals dismissed the petition seeking to declare as illegal Executive Order No. 1 that created the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG).

Posted: July 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Sale of ill-gotten Marcos property nets gov’t P247M

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The Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) turned over P247 million to the national treasury this week from the sale of an ill-gotten Marcos property that was surrendered to the government nearly 30 years ago.

Posted: June 21st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

PCGG to sell Imelda Marcos jewelry, Pasig prime property in next 2 years

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A set of necklace, earrings and brooch valued at $1.4 million in 1986, part of a jewelry collection seized from  former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1986, is shown to the media during a news conference at the Central Bank headquarters in Manila. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Former First Lady Imelda Marcos’ jewelry from the so-called Hawaii collection and the contested 18.5-hectare prime commercial property Payanig sa Pasig are among the P18.2 billion worth of recovered ill-gotten assets of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos that the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) plans to sell within the next two years.

Posted: April 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Claimants unfazed by PCGG abolition

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The proposal to abolish of the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) is not a matter of concern to martial law rights abuse victims who have won a $2-billion judgment from a US district court against the estate of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.

Posted: January 5th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

PCGG excuses for stopping Marcos wealth recovery lame—Escudero

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Senator Francis Escudero. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

There’s no reason for the Presidential Commission on Good Government to stop going after Marcos’ alleged ill-gotten wealth unless it’s admitting it could no longer prove a claim against the late dictator’s estate, Sen. Francis Escudero told the Philippine Daily Inquirer on Wednesday.

Posted: January 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Joker Arroyo: PCGG has outlived its purpose

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Senator Joker Arroyo. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Presidential Commission on Good Government has outlived its purpose and it’s about time the Department of Justice take over from where it would leave, Sen. Joker Arroyo said on Wednesday.

Posted: January 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PCGG: Hunt for Marcos loot to end

The Philippine government is to wind down a near-30-year hunt for the embezzled wealth of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, with more than half the supposed $10-billion fortune still missing, the man in charge of the search said.

Posted: January 2nd, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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