By DJ Yap
The House of Representatives should heed the Sandiganbayan order placing under preventive suspension former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo for 90 days in connection with the NBN-ZTE overpricing and bribery scandal, a senior lawmaker said on Tuesday.
A 60-DAY suspension order was issued by the court against Mandaue City Councilor Editha Cabahug and seven village councilors in barangay Looc in relation to graft charges filed against them in May 8, 2008. Cabahug, a former barangay chairperson of Looc, said she will air her side on the case in a press conference she [...]
Representatives of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) yesterday served the 90-day suspension order on Aloguinsan Mayor Cynthia Moreno. Moreno was attending a seminar in a resort in Toledo City when DILG regional director Ananias Villacorta served the suspension order issued by the Sandiganbayan. The Sandiganbayan order was deemed final by the [...]
By Ador Vincent Mayol
, Jerome Aning
The Court of Appeals (CA) will no longer issue a temporary restraining order (TRO) being sought by Cebu Governor Gwendolyn “Gwen” Garcia against her suspension by Malacañang.
The Capitol standoff entered its eighth day with the son of suspended Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia filing robbery charges against a Cabinet secretary and police officials for removing three tents used by her supporters in front of the Capitol.