Ombudsman Samuel Martires has stopped lifestyle checks on government officials over supposed unclear provisions in Republic Act 6713 or the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees.
A 25-year-old teacher in Zambales has been arrested for making threats to President Rodrigo Duterte on Twitter, said National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Director Eric Distor on Tuesday (May 12).
Lawyer Larry Gadon has expressed confidence with Office of the Ombudsman in the handling of his graft complaint against ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.
The camp of former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III is making sure that recommended charges against him are dropped from the Senate committee report on the controversial anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia.
Court Administrator Midas Marquez faces a criminal complaint before the Office of the Ombudsman over the alleged misuse of funds from a World Bank loan.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Thursday said there was nothing irregular over the contracts entered into by his department and the security services company owned by the family of Solicitor General Jose Calida since these underwent the required procurement process.
Senator Kiko Pangilinan is calling for the resignation of Solicitor General Jose Calida following revelations that his family’s security firm bagged multimillion contracts with several government agencies.
Solicitor General Jose Calida has denied any conflict of interest after a security agency he owns with his wife bagged almost P40 million worth of contracts for Luneta and Paco Park.
Even without the concurrence of other senators, Senator Dick Gordon released to the media a draft joint Senate report recommending the filing of criminal charges against former President Noynoy Aquino, former Health Secretary Janette Garin, former Budget Secretary Butch Abad and other government officials over the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine.
A former dean of the University of the Philippines College of Home Economics was ordered by a court to pay P4,000 for committing violations in the filing of her Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN).
After refusing to resign, Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) Chairman Jose Vicente Salazar and fellow officials now face possible indictment over alleged anomalous contracts with electric corporation Meralco.
The Sandiganbayan treated impeached Chief Justice Renato Corona with a peculiar birthday gift on Thursday. The antigraft court First Division pushed through with Corona’s arraignment on Oct.…